What to write in someone’s yearbook

    Not knowing what to write in someone else's yearbook can be stressful and even awkward. If you’re ever caught staring at a blank page tapping your pen, you are likely to be perceived as an apathetic human being. Here are some tricks to avoiding this dilemma.

    “Senior Cut Day” in numbers

    Four hundred forty-two Palo Alto High School seniors were absent for at least one class period on Monday, accounting for over 92 percent of the Class of 2015, according to school Attendance Secretary Karla Larson. See this and more data from "Senior Cut Day" in a graphic arranged by The Paly Voice.

    Admin delegates new staff positions for 2015-16

    Palo Alto High School will have both new and familiar faces on campus for the 2015-16 school year, according to a staff position announcement at the Site Council meeting yesterday. The changes include math teacher Kathi Bowers as Athletic Director, math teacher Suzanne Antink as the PAUSD Teacher on Special Assignment for Math Common Core State Standards and Peter Diepenbrock as head boys’ varsity basketball coach.

    Je suis Emma: Je suis Charlie

    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."