The Paly Voice

Rally held in San Francisco aims to end genocide in Darfur

May 11, 2006

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Paly students among the estimated 5,000 people who attended the April 30 San Francisco rally for Darfur came away saying that the rallies were a positive effort towards ending genocide. Attendees held hands in a line across the...

False alarms sound twice during final day of testing

May 11, 2006

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Two false fire alarms sounded at Paly on Friday, disrupting Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) and Advanced Placement (AP) tests that students had been taking all week long. Both times, alarms school-wide were triggered...

Paly students campaign for immigrant rights

May 10, 2006

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Sophomore Melissa Guerrero remembers parading down San Francisco's Market St., feeling a sense of awe as she noticed the El Salvadorean viceconsuls, Ana María de Canizalez and Luis Roberto Castellanos, waving the country's...

Theater department debuts “One Acts” Thursday

May 9, 2006

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A light-hearted collection of eight student-directed, one-act comedies, including “Just be Frank,” “Fit for Feet,” and “Slop Culture,” will open Thursday, May 11 at 8 p.m. in the Paly Haymarket Theater. According...

Charity Spring Boutique to bloom for Parent's Club Saturday

May 5, 2006

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Spring has arrived at last, and with it the Parent’s Club of Palo Alto and Menlo Park’s Spring Boutique from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mitchell Park Community Center. A dozen community artists will display and sell...

Running for a good cause

May 3, 2006

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The Future Brain Cancer Institute [FBCI] held their third annual Run For the Future at the Palo Alto Baylands Sunday, April 30. “The Run for the Future is a way to have fun and feel good about helping the cause to cure brain...

Arts building prepares to 'face the music'

May 1, 2006

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After more than a year of remodeling work, the 100 building will open to band, choir and foods classes by the end of this month. With minor changes and touch ups needed, the art and photography rooms will open in early June. "Having...

Rabbi emphasizes importance of Jewish partisans during the Holocaust

April 29, 2006

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Rabbi Elisheva Salamo discussed the heroism and bravery of Jewish partisans, mainly Jewish teenagers who fought to resist the Nazi regime during the Holocaust, in honor of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) during lunch on...

Christian Club explains beliefs during lunch to dispel rumors

April 28, 2006

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The Christian Club organized a group of representatives to sit at a table in the quad during lunch on Friday to answer questions regarding their lack of involvement in anti-hate week. “A lot of rumors have been going around...

GSA to hold Day of Silence on Wednesday

April 24, 2006

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Paly's Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) club plans to hold a Day of Silence this Wednesday, as the anti-hate "Not in Our School" week continues. "So many people are kept in the closet and simply are not able to share...

Spring Fling barbeque approaches Paly

April 18, 2006

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The Paly PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) will host a Spring Fling barbeque for students, staff and faculty along the poolside of Paly’s new swimming pool, Monday. According to PTSA Hospitality Chair Sunny Dykwel,...

Student council calls for suggestions

April 6, 2006

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Currently in the process of selecting an election system for Paly, the student council needs student input to help determine its verdict. To address an unresolved conflict over the method used to elect its officers, the student...