the Paly Voice

Editor’s Pick

  • Teachers pilot homework passes

    Certain teachers at Palo Alto High School offered a Homework Pass for assignments last week in attempt to encourage conversation between teachers and students.

    Students must explain on the pass why they could not complete the homework assignment. Some students cite lack of sleep or extracurricular responsibilities. Eric Bloom, teacher on special assignment for school culture, offered the passes in his class after attending the Stanford event. A large portion of students welcome the chance to use the homework pass in trade for a teacher-student conversation, according to Bloom. Photo by Chloe Fishman.
  • Fall sports: up-and-coming JV athletes

    Here are just a few of the promising JV athletes that will be essential to the future of Palo Alto High School athletics.

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  • Alumnus helps develop phone case to deter sexual assault

    A former Palo Alto High School student is involved in the kickstarting of his company Lifeshel’s first product, Whistl: a smartphone case that aims to prevent sexual violence.

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  • A first look inside Mitchell Park Library

    The Mitchell Park Library opened to the community for a sneak peek of the facilities on Saturday. In case you couldn’t make it, here’s a preview of whats to come in November.

  • Opinion: The Fault in Our Entertainment

    A summer blockbuster pioneers a new genre in mainstream entertainment. Read on to find out how the recent approach may be faulty.

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