The Paly Voice

Building a wolfpack: Abby Wambach speaks on unity and feminism

Gracia Hmelar, Staff Writer | April 20, 2019

The Performing Arts Center at Palo Alto High School was full of laughter and enthusiasm Tuesday evening as two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup Champion Abby Wambach discussed her new book "WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game." 

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Boys’ and girls’ varsity track and field teams lose to Gunn (57-70, 58-67)

Sophia Krugler, Staff Writer | April 19, 2019

The Palo Alto High School track and field team lost both boys' and girls' varsity (57-70, 58-67), but won boys' and girls' junior varsity (77-50, 66-56) against Gunn High School in its last dual meet of the season, Tuesday at Paly.

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Boys’ volleyball shuts out Gunn

Benjamin Huang, Arts and Entertainment Editor | April 18, 2019

The third time’s the charm: After two consecutive losses to Gunn High School (9-8, 4-4) last year, the Palo Alto High School boys’ volleyball team (12-4, 8-1) defeated the Titans, 3-0, in an away game on Wednesday.

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Stanford tweaks policies after college admissions scandal

Kaahini Jain, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

Stanford University expelled a female student on April 2 after lying about being a sailor and paying $500,000 to get admitted into the school.

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Scioly places third at states, concluding season

Emma Jiang, Staff Writer | April 16, 2019

At the Northern California State Finals at Stanislaus State University on April 6, the Palo Alto High School Science Olympiad team placed third, ending its season on a high note.

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Annual Paly film festival to showcase student work

Emma Jiang and Ryan Wisowaty | April 11, 2019

Students of the filmmaking and graphic design programs of Palo Alto High School will debut their work in the annual Paly Film Festival on Friday evening in the Performing Arts Center.

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Video: Library construction update

Finn Mennuti, Gracia Hmelar, Dylan Fu, and Allie Feitzinger | December 4, 2018

Closed since 2017, Palo Alto High School's library is due to open soon. The Paly Voice took an early look inside.

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Palo Alto air quality (live)

Evan Baldonado, Webmaster and Engagement Manager | November 16, 2018

The data below show live air quality updates for Palo Alto from As a result of the Camp Fire in Butte County, air quality around the Bay Area has many concerned. Many schools, including Menlo Atherton High School and Castilleja School, remain closed, yet all public school districts within the Santa Clara County's purview remain open.

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Paly Voice to launch stock index. Can you help?

Evan Baldonado, Webmaster and Engagement Manager | April 23, 2019

The Paly Voice is currently working to revive The Vike — a celebratory and informal stock market index last seen on our website in 2007 — and we are hoping you can help. Similar to indices including the DOW, NASDAQ, and SP500, the new and improved VIKE will track the performance of a selection of stocks linked to Palo Alto High School alumni. Significantly, nobody will actually be able to trade...

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Kira Sterling, Staff Writer | March 29, 2019

Who's going to be the 2018-19 March Madness champion? Palo Alto High School students weigh in.

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Finding the perfect wallet-friendly prom dress

Kaahini Jain, Staff Writer | March 27, 2019

Many students know the struggle of endlessly browsing websites for the perfect prom dress, just to find it to be way out of budget.  This prom season, find the perfect dresses at prices that are student-friendly.

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