The Paly Voice

Nation-wide initiative focuses on positive culture at Paly

Daniel Li and Adrienne Kwok

November 19, 2015

Filed under Features, News

Sources of Strength, an initiative at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools, is organizing student-run campaigns in order for staff, students and parents to spread ideas of hope, health and strength. The program is in its inaugural yea...

Paly alumna wins big on game show

Aidan Maese-Czeropski and Adrienne Kwok

November 11, 2015

Filed under News, Spotlight

A Palo Alto High School alumna won big on an episode of the CBS channel game show “Let’s Make a Deal” that aired last Wednesday. Molly Mackris, a Paly graduate of  the Class of 2015 and a current student at Chapman Universi...

City plans improvements to Alma-Churchill intersection

Daniel Li and Adrienne Kwok

November 2, 2015

Filed under News, Spotlight

The City of Palo Alto plans to implement improvements to its city roads, some of which will directly affect Palo Alto High School student commuters, according to Joshuah Mello, the Palo Alto Chief Transportation Official. In a community meeting...

Slideshow: Staff shows off spirit

Adrienne Kwok, Author

October 25, 2015

Filed under Spirit Week 2015

Suits, onesies and walking canes — Palo Alto High School students showed their creativity during Spirit Week 2015. However, students were not the only ones who displayed their enthusiasm. View the slideshow to see how teachers,...

Recap: Spirit Week competition heats up

Aidan Maese-Czeropski and Adrienne Kwok

October 22, 2015

Filed under Spirit Week 2015, Spotlight

The sophomores have high hopes for Spirit Week after outperforming the seniors in a lunch rally game today. The theme of the Day Four was “Generation Day,” in which each grade dressed as a certain age group. Freshmen dre...

Tips for taking the new PSAT

Adrienne Kwok, Author

October 13, 2015

Filed under News

The Class of 2017 will be the first to take the redesigned Preliminary SAT tomorrow, and The Paly Voice is here to give you updated information and advice on how to perform well on the new test. With the changes to this ye...

Tuesday Tunes: The iconic Bungarden

Adrienne Kwok, Author

October 13, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Spotlight, Tuesday Tunes

Play the song “Don’t Worry Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin to a former Advanced Placement United States History student, and chances are that they will remember the tune — and the test that went along with it. This week, The Paly V...