The Paly Voice

Review: Denzel Washington carries "Flight"

Jared Schwartz, Author

February 21, 2013

Thunder claps and flight 227 shakes along with the passengers on board as pilot Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) maneuvers the jet through ominous storm clouds. When the worst seems to be over, what appears to be an equipment...

School Board considering proposal for new athletic facilities

Edward Mei, Jack Shapiro, and Jared Schwartz

February 15, 2013

A new proposal to build a new $20 million, largely donor-funded athletic complex has been presented to the Palo Alto school board and will be explored in the coming months, according to Assistant Principal Kim Diorio. The proposal...

Comedy Literature added to Course Catalog

Jared Schwartz, Author

February 5, 2013

Comedy Literature will make its debut next year as a new English elective course at Palo Alto High School, taught by current Humanities and Critical Thinking 2 teacher Lucy Filppu. “This class is growing out of my feeling that...

Internet failure affects Palo Alto schools

Jared Schwartz, Author

January 17, 2013

The Internet failure this morning throughout Palo Alto Unified School District threw off schedules and plans for students and teachers throughout Palo Alto. Palo Alto High School economics teacher Debbie Whitson was one of many...

Course catalog to undergo changes

Jared Schwartz, Author

December 11, 2012

Various changes are being made to this year’s course catalog for Palo Alto High School, which is scheduled to be distributed in January. Principal Phil Winston is working to make these changes, which include the addition of...

Customers forced to evacuate Jamba Juice

Cathy Rong and Jared Schwartz

October 3, 2012

Fans at Jamba Juice are blowing at full blast after the air conditioning system malfunctioned at 3:43 p.m. today at Town and Country Shopping Center. A customer first noticed a strange smell and notified an employee, according...