the Paly Voice

Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA
Wednesday, September 28, 2016


  • Featured Athlete: Runner Kent Slaney

    Imagine: A six-year-old Kent Slaney dashes through the Escondido Elementary School playground, leaving his playmates in the dust. Flash to today, Slaney is a key member of both the Palo Alto High School cross country and track and field teams. He amazes his community and consistently breaks personal and course records.

  • Online homework becomes an official part of math curriculums

    Algebra 2 and Intro to Analysis and Calculus are officially introducing MathXLForSchool, an online math homework program, into their curriculum. After running MathXL as a pilot program last year, math teacher Sharla May advocated for the program to replace normal homework.

  • School Board members on the issues

    The Paly Voice sat down with Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education members Heidi Emberling and Melissa Baten Caswell to discuss their priorities if re-elected to the Board and their views on significant community issues.

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  • Verbatim: Should marijuana be legalized in California?

    This November, Proposition 64 is going to be on the California ballot. If passed, marijuana would become legalized in California, like Washington and Colorado.

  • Club Day offers spirited fun, wide variety of options

    Following the first Club Day of the 2016-17 academic year, Palo Alto High School students are set to start participating in various clubs. Click on the link to view highlights from yesterday’s event.

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  • Coffee Chats: New Spanish teacher Jose Ezcurra

    The Paly Voice sat down with Spanish teacher Jose Ezcurra, who discussed his passion for traveling and his philosophy for enjoying life to its maximum potential.

    Jose Ezcurra stands with his back against the Saudi Arabian desert. Ezcurra enjoys exploring new areas and says nothing beats seeing something for the first time. Photo: Jose Ezcurra.