the Paly Voice


  • Administration making structural changes for better student environment

    In a letter addressed to students, Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio and the Associated Student Body described ways to reduce academic stress and expressed support for the Paly community.

    Paly Principal Kim Diorio stands outside of the Tower Building. Diorio is wearing red and black today in support of Gunn High School. Diorio and ASB worked to create a list of ways to reduce academic stress and improve the school climate. Photo by George Lu.
  • School lowers AP test fee after profits found to be used for unrelated school funding

    Paly administration lowers the cost per AP test for the 2014-15 school year.

  • Robotics team prepares for competition

    Robot construction is underway for the Palo Alto High School Robotics Team as it prepares for an upcoming competition in Madera, CA on March 3.

    Senior Osamu Yasui uses a metal cutter to prepare parts for the robot. Photo by Dhara Yu.
  • Student recognized for leadership at State Capitol

    Palo Alto High School senior was recognized as the first alternate for the U.S. Senate Youth Program and met with other finalists and representatives from the Department of Education to discuss school climate at the State Capitol this Wednesday in Sacramento.

    Senior Claire Liu, the other finalists, and the California Department of Education superintendent met to discuss issues at public schools. “If the opportunity arises, I think students should definitely apply for the program,” Liu said. Photo courtesy of Claire Liu.
  • Teen Arts Council to host Poetry Jam Friday

    Teen Arts Council’s first Poetry Jam will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 16, at the Palo Alto Children’s Theater. Its aim is to be a forum for teenagers to express themselves through poetry.

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