"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.
Growing up in the heart of Silicon Valley, technology is deeply ingrained in the lives of Palo Alto High School students. But in the coming years, computer science may begin to play an even more prominent role in the lives of Paly students as the Computer Science Pk-12 Curriculum Design Advisory Committee works towards making programming a graduation requirement.
James Franco, award-winning actor and Palo Alto High School alumnus, recently faced a slew of sexual harassment allegations. In light of these allegations, Paly administration is taking steps to phase out Franco's many artistic contributions to the campus, including his murals and paintings. Below is a timeline chronicling Franco's involvements at Paly and the various allegations made against him.