the Paly Voice


  • Teacher-student shadowing program increases communication

    In an effort to open up communication between students and teachers, School Climate Committee head Eric Bloom is working to assign teachers different students to shadow for an average school day, an effort that will continue throughout the semester.

    Should you run into your English teacher in your math class, never fear. Photo by Paige Esterly.
  • Paly to host annual Not In Our Schools week

    Palo Alto High School will host its annual Not In Our Schools week beginning Monday during brunch and lunch on the Quad.

    The library blackboard outlines the events and activities that will take place next week during Not In Our Schools week. Not In Our Schools week starts Monday with different bullying-related issues focused on each day. There will be various activities, from music performances to tie dying shirts, happening during the week. Photo by Julianna Heron.
  • Science Olympiad places second at state competition

    After earning a spot in the state competition with a regional win in March, the Palo Alto High School Science Olympiad team capped off its season Saturday, placing second out of 24 teams, in the Northern California Science Olympiad.

    Science Olympiad team captains, senior Annie Chen, junior Ken Chen and senior Grace Lin, pose with the hardware they earned at the regional competition in March. The team earned second place in the Northern California State Championship Saturday. Photo courtesy of Yingjian Chen.
  • Students respond to Phil Winston story

    Palo Alto High School students are responding to a Palo Alto Weekly story detailing former Paly Principal Phil Winston’s notice of misconduct, which was received by him last summer.

    Phil Winston was under investigation for misconduct during the time of his decision to step down from his principal position. Photo by Veronica Weber.
  • Construction continues, with several projects nearly finished

    Many small construction projects have been carried out over the course of Spring Break, while the new media arts and math buildings are nearing completion.

    The exterior of the new math building, which could open in just two weeks. Photo by Drew Keller.
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