The Paly Voice

Art Club at Paly a hidden jewel

December 30, 2004

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The lunch bell rings, and students scatter out of classrooms and gyms. During the stampede, a few students break off from the norm, and make the journey to various clubs offered at Paly. But there are almost no students heading...

Verbatim: What's your favorite part about the holidays?

December 15, 2004

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What's your favorite part about Winter Break and the holidays? "The excitement of New Years…Being able to stay up late and watch the ball drop." -Ori Bar, sophomore "Missing school… and getting gifts."...

Weekly one-on-one: Kathy Lawrence

December 14, 2004

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Q: Ms. Lawrence you’re famous here at Paly for being the craziest chemistry teacher and I’ve heard tons of rumors about children being blown up in your lab or kids getting locked in the chemical stock room. What can you tell...

Vegetarian Club provides meatless alternatives

December 13, 2004

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The Vegetarian Club raises awareness of the virtues of meatless eating through club activities like the "Be Vegan For a Day" event which took place at Paly, Friday. The club, founded by seniors Remy Champion and Kristen...

Paly prepared in case of disaster

December 13, 2004

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With enough food and emergency supplies to accommodate the entire student and staff population for three days, Palo Alto High School is a safe place to be in an emergency situation. Water, dehydrated food, first aid supplies,...

Weekly one-on-one: Judy Choy

December 9, 2004

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Q: You have quite a fearsome reputation as a math teacher. Would you like to comment on that? A: I don’t think so. Did you ask lots of other people about my reputation? I don’t think I’m fearsome. It's not the impression...

Weekly one-on-one: Jack Bungarden

December 9, 2004

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Q: One of the classes you teach, AP US History (APUSH), is a killer class for virtually all of its students. It really resembles a college course in difficulty, so many current and past APUSH students wonder why Paly's APUSH...

Foug strives to win food drive 4th year in a row

December 8, 2004

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Campus wide, students are rushing to compile canned food for their fourth period classes as part of Paly’s annual food drive to donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Paly’s reigning food drive champion, social studies teacher...

Weekly one-on-one: Mike McNulty

November 30, 2004

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Voice: How long ago was In Focus started? Mr. McNulty: It was started six years ago but it?s been live for four years. V: Who were the creators of In Focus? M: Woj originally started it in the spring of ?98. When it was started...

Weekly one-on-one: Doug Bertain

November 28, 2004

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Q: I hear your name a lot at Paly, what exactly is your job? A: Well, I have several jobs; I am the engineering tech. teacher, computer design teacher, drafting teacher, and the robotics coach.  Q: Earlier this year, the...

Patrick Alonis, Soccer Superstar

November 28, 2004

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Up at 7 a.m., before a game, Paly sophomore Patrick Alonis and his California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA) team are already out and practicing. The grass is still slick with frost and the players can see their own breath lingering...

How the cookie dough crumbles

November 22, 2004

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Ben and Jerry’s is a big name brand full of big name ice creams. Their flavors range from the fruity “Cherry Garcia” to the dense chocolatey taste of “Chocolate Fudge Brownie.” Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream...