It's no secret that the students of Palo Alto High School have been eagerly anticipating the opening of the new gym and athletic facilities since its announcement. Unfortunately, delays have plagued the construction of the multi-million dollar facility since its start. According to project managers, the new facility is scheduled to open on July 21st, in time for the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.
Just as Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education members are preparing to vote tonight on a long-term weighted GPA reporting practice, administrators say it is too early to say whether course selection data for the 2017-2018 school year demonstrate a general trend related to requests for weighted courses.
Today marks the Palo Alto High School baseball team's (21-6, 13-1) first game of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League playoffs against the Wilcox Chargers (15-13, 7-7). The Vikings fell short of a win in the 7th inning; ultimately losing 3-4 in the first matchup of the three-game series. With the De Anza League title under their belts and holding the first seed in the SCVAL playoffs, the Vikings are looking to win the league tournament, and begin the long road to the top of the Central Coast Section.