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The Student News Site of Palo Alto High School

The Paly Voice

The Student News Site of Palo Alto High School

The Paly Voice

Students, volunteers prepare floats for final rally
Students, volunteers prepare floats for final rally
Leena Hussein and Arati Periyannan September 29, 2022
During the last day of float building, students and parent volunteers from Palo Alto High School finish final preparations for the closing rally after school tomorrow. 
Football field rally concludes Generation Day
Football field rally concludes Generation Day
Anna Feng, Sophia Yang, and Payton Anderson September 29, 2022
Students are gearing up for the final day of Spirit Week after attending the second rally during lunch today on the football field. 
Junior Charlie Chen puts chicken wire to the top of a structure for their class’ Minions-themed float. Associated Student Body director Steven Gallagher said he thinks float building is a great way for students to bond. “​​Everyone from every class group gets together and tries to help out and put the wall up, so its definitely big community building,” Gallagher said. (Photo: Jonathan Chen)
Spirit Week float building ongoing
Benjamin Grimes and Avi Srinivasan September 28, 2022
Students at Palo Alto High School are designing floats after school in preparation for Friday’s after-school rally.
Juniors Tate Hardy and ____ sing and cheer in all yellow. (Photo: Daniel Garepis-Holland)
Students showcase spirit in 'best-dressed' activities
Anna Feng and Sophia Yang September 28, 2022
Students from all grades at Palo Alto High School are showing their class pride through best-dressed activities as they push into the second half of Spirit Week. 
Senior Josh Wilde watches as Principal Brent Kline gives an announcement during todays PRIME. This announcement details sanctions and guidelines for good sportsmanship, in anticipation of Fridays Homecoming game. According to senior Caden Domingo, the video was a step in the right direction. I thought it wasnt extremely necessary, Domingo said. But it was good to get updated on what is happening and a good reminder for what could happen if this kind of behavior continues.
Principal announces sports regulations
Ash Mehta and Avi Srinivasan September 28, 2022
According to a school-wide video presentation during PRIME today, the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League is requiring the Associated Student Body to draft a plan to promote sportsmanship among students, which the league will then approve.
Seniors lead Spirit Week competition after first rally
Seniors lead Spirit Week competition after first rally
Payton Anderson and Ash Mehta September 28, 2022
After three days of Spirit Week activities, students showed off their spirit at today’s lunchtime rally in the Big Gym, the first one of the year.
Volleyball comeback leads to victory against Gunn
Volleyball comeback leads to victory against Gunn
Maxwell Zhang, Ketan Altekar-Okazaki, and Daniel Garepis-Holland September 20, 2022
WATCH YOUR ANKLES. Junior quarterback Declan Packer looks for someone to throw to while avoiding Gunn defenders during the varsity football match between Palo Alto High School and Gunn Titans on Friday night. According to Packer, the Vikings improved since the game against Leland. Everyones been showing up to practice all week, Packer said. That really helps everyone get their assignments down and do their job on the field. (Photo: Annelise Balentine)
Rival game against Gunn ends in chaos
Ketan Altekar-Okazaki, Leena Hussein, and Maxwell Zhang September 10, 2022
Sheriffs race: Why you should care
Sheriff's race: Why you should care
Tara Kapoor and Arohi Bhattacharya May 25, 2022
Another election. Another position. Among the many government leadership races on a local, state and national level, the Santa Clara County sheriff may seem like it has little effect on your day to day life — so why vote?
Opinion: Ending Russian aggression means stopping them from afar
Opinion: Ending Russian aggression means stopping them from afar
Benjamin Grimes, Managing Editor • March 2, 2022
It's finally happened.  After months of standstill, Russia launched an invasion into Ukraine on Wednesday, sending missiles into airports, defense facilities, and cities across the country. 
Seniors dressed in togas for the Ceasar dressing theme walk down the best-dressed runway. (Photo: Lucianna Peralta)
Amid rally scalebacks, students enjoy Spirit Week on the Quad
Ash Mehta, Lucianna Peralta, and Carissa Tsui September 27, 2022
After an exciting two days of best-dressed events on the Quad during brunch, Palo Alto High School students continue to show off their spirit and dress up.
Joji, a Japanese rhythm and blues singer, will make his SMITHEREENS tour debut at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Stanford Frost Amphitheater . Many students from the Palo Alto Unified School District, including senior Caden Domingo, were encouraged to attend because of the close proximity of the opening venue. “Especially since I used to listen to his music a lot, I figured I should go because it is not often that mainstream artists hold concerts in Palo Alto,” Domingo said. (Photo Credit: Shorefire Media)
Students excited for Joji tour kickoff at Stanford
Leena Hussein and Maya Mukherjee September 1, 2022
Popular rhythm and blues artist Joji will make his "SMITHEREENS" tour debut at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Stanford Frost Amphitheater. Many attending Palo Alto students are looking forward to the tour kickoff.
Review: Naschmarkt’s delicious blend of Austrian, Californian flavors
Review: Naschmarkt’s delicious blend of Austrian, Californian flavors
Arohi Bhattacharya, Tara Kapoor, and Emily Yun May 27, 2022
Serving traditional spicy bratwurst to authentic soufflés, Naschmarkt, an Austrian restaurant, soft-opened Tuesday in the California Avenue neighborhood with its delicious yet expensive flavors, replacing Anatolian Kitchen’s Turkish cuisine.
Paly 2022 Prom Lookbook
Paly 2022 Prom Lookbook
Arohi Bhattacharya and Emily Yun May 12, 2022
Flowing gowns paired with expensive high heels and smooth tuxedos complemented with colorful bow ties. For years, traditional prom attire was heavily influenced by gender and cultural norms, which has pressured many to spend hundreds of dollars on their outfits for the “night of all nights.” But for some, prom attire looks a little different this year.