the Paly Voice


  • What to write in someone’s yearbook

    Not knowing what to write in someone else’s yearbook can be stressful and even awkward. If you’re ever caught staring at a blank page tapping your pen, you are likely to be perceived as an apathetic human being. Here are some tricks to avoiding this dilemma.

    Senior staff writer Charles Yu ponders what to write in a yearbook. Photo by Emma Chiu.
  • 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.

  • Opinion: The Zero Period debate

    The Paly Voice discusses the pros and cons of Zero Period Physical Education at Palo Alto High School.

    Students from Palo Alto High School Physical Education teacher Stacey Kofman’s Zero Period PE class jog around the track. Photo by Jeanette Wong.
  • 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.

  • Opinion: Why you should run for ASB

    When students walk around the Palo Alto High School campus, they may notice the yellow posters that read “Become an ‘ASBbae’” and think, “What is ASB? Why should I care? Why should I run?” Staff writer Will Zhou gives his two cents on being an ASB officer and why someone should run.

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