the Paly Voice

Editor’s Pick

  • Editorial: Transcending the assumptions

    In the wake of tragedies in Palo Alto, our community and the national media have found various outlets to express their opinions on the schools’ failure to mitigate student stress. Even though it is easy to point to a single cause, we must avoid generalizations and maintain our willingness to improve through constructive feedback.

  • “The Juggling Kid”

    With just over a year and a half of experience under his belt, sophomore Zach Strassberg-Phillips has earned himself a nickname of “The Juggling Kid” due to his consistent display of his hobby. Read on to discover his story.

  • Students plead with school board to re-examine zero period elimination

    Over 40 Gunn High School students attended the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education meeting tonight to contest the district’s decision to remove Gunn’s academic Zero Period classes.

    Palo Alto community members fill the District Office at tonight's board meeting. There was an open forum in which 24 speakers, most of whom were Gunn High School students, addressed the recent decision to eliminate non-academic Zero Period classes at Gunn. Photo by Jeanette Wong
  • Slideshow: What students appreciate about their teachers

    In celebration of Staff Appreciation Week, The Paly Voice asked students what they appreciate about their teachers.

    Teacher Appreciation
  • From a #SSS: To ED or not to ED?

    As two seniors who’ve both completed applying to colleges, we, Maddy and Liana, thought that we might pass along some advice to those looking ahead at the college process regarding Early Decision.

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