The Paly Voice

Key Club laces up for charity

May 24, 2006

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Paly's Key Club is arranging a sock-and-shoe drive in partnership with My New Red Shoes, to take place Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, June 2. My New Red Shoes is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide new clothing ...

Sexes unite for Paly's first "Battle of the Sexes" Friday

May 24, 2006

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Paly's first "Battle of the Sexes" will be held during lunch this Friday, May 26, on the quad. The "Battle of the Sexes" is a lunchtime competition between the males and females at Paly in a series of contests...

Cutting away "senior cut day" rumors

May 22, 2006

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The quad is unusually quiet. The senior benches are empty. There is a significant increase in absent bubbles filled in on roll sheets. No, a quarter of the student body has not mysteriously disappeared. It is senior cut day. ...

Student facing suspension following on-campus alcohol incident

May 22, 2006

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An upperclassman who was found inebriated in class on Tuesday, May 23, will be receiving a suspension, according to Palo Alto High School administrators. According to assistant principal Douglas Walker, the student will be suspended...

YCS president to host literacy event

May 20, 2006

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Inspired by a growing trend to attract young audiences, Paly Youth Community Service (YCS) President Elaine Chen is organizing a literacy-promoting event to take place on Wednesday, May 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the Main Library. Chen’s...

Paly choir presents “One World: A Celebration of World Music”

May 20, 2006

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Voices mimicking birdcalls ring out as Paly Concert Choir members rehearse “Pamagun,” a fast-paced, modern piece from the Philippines to be performed at this spring’s choral concert, "One World: A Celebration of World...

Paly Glass program blows in $2600 from glass sale

May 20, 2006

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Shimmering vases, glistening glass bowls, radiant glass flowers in swirls of color filled the table at Paly’s spring glass sale, raising $2600. The sale featured blown glass works by primarily Advanced Sculpture students,...

Students complain about new bike cages

May 18, 2006

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The Paly administration is receiving complaints about the locking of the newly built bike cage and their inaccessibility during school hours. Many students feel that locking the cage during school hours restricts them from accessing...

Austin awards distributed to top students

May 17, 2006

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A select group of students was $50 richer after receiving the Rachel H. Austin Award, Wednesday May 17. School officials distributed the Austin Awards to 71 Paly students who have displayed "academic excellence, striving...

Students to elect fall student council next week; read candidate statements online

May 17, 2006

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Elections for next year's fall student council are scheduled to take place during lunch next week, beginning on May 24 through May 26, on the quad. According to student activities director Joann Vaars, ten students are currently...

UC Santa Cruz scientists bring physics to life on Paly campus

May 16, 2006

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Physics students gathered during sixth and seventh periods on Tuesday, May 16, in the Haymarket Theater to hear a presentation directed by scientists from the UCSC Physics Institute for Particle Physics (SKIPP). Professor Terry...

35th annual Stanford Powwow celebrates Native American culture

May 13, 2006

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The Stanford Powwow, which began Friday, May 12 in the Eucalyptus Grove near the Stanford Stadium, continued through the end of the weekend to celebrate Native American culture. Among patches of grass and large Eucalyptus trees,...