Society Skate Shop recently opened a store at Town and Country, selling skateboards, and watches, sweatshirts, and shoes. They hope that this shop will inspire more students to try skateboarding. Jake London, the manager of Society Skate Shop, said the shop is dedicated to inspiring more people to try skateboarding.
Students across the country and within the Palo Alto Unified School District are planning to participate in a national walkout on Wednesday. Scheduled at 10 a.m for 17 minutes — one minute for each person who died in last month's Parkland school shooting — the walkout will be in support of stricter gun control and school safety measures.
Director Jordan Peele masterfully and unconventionally covers important issues of race relations through his Oscar-nominated psychological horror film, "Get Out.” With disturbingly creepy scenes and shocking turns, Peele uses a fictional allegory that traces the story of an African-American man meeting his Caucasian girlfriend’s family to highlight many issues about interracial relationships.
"Venture," Palo Alto High School’s next theater production, is not a contemporary interpretation of Shakespeare, neither is it a cheery tale written by Disney nor a renowned American classic. Rather, "Venture" is an original work full of unique perspectives written by none other than Paly's choir teacher Michael Najar.