As second semester seniors (a.k.a. #SSS), we have begun to reflect back on our high school experiences and look to pass along helpful advice and lessons we have learned. For Palo Alto High School juniors looking toward next year, the college application process may seem like it’s looming over your heads. Check out our tips on narrowing down your college list.
The Paly Voice would like to acknowledge our teachers for addressing the issue of suicide and mental health, offering emotional support and making academic accommodations for students who may have been affected by the recent tragedy in our community.
In Palo Alto, educational alternatives such as community college are sometimes seen as second-rate or last resort options. Staff writer Aidan Maese-Czeropski’s calls for a destigmatization of community colleges.
This new column is my long-term commitment to supporting freedom of the press by discussing controversial topics that relate to high school students and expressing my possibly unpopular opinions. Topics can range from applying to college to worshiping Beyoncé to watching “The Bachelor.”