The Paly Voice

Students feast on free barbeque during lunch

March 11, 2006

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Overcome with cravings for hotdogs and burgers, students eagerly waited in a line stretched around the student center for a free barbeque lunch provided by Student Council on Friday. Organized by ASB vice president Kolby Dauler,...

Photographer uses Darfur pictures to educate others

March 9, 2006

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Photographer and former U.S. Marines Captain Brian Steidle informed an audience of around 150-200 people about genocide in Darfur last Tuesday night at the Church of the Ascension in Saratoga. According to Steidle, he has tried...

Spanish language students experience flamenco

March 6, 2006

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Spanish culture comes to life at Paly with the snap of castanets and swirl of colorful polka-dotted dance skirts. Paly Spanish language students can now show off new dance moves after Thursday’s flamenco performance and instruction....

Record number of Paly students qualify for AIME

March 5, 2006

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A record number of 112 Paly students as well as seven middle school students will be taking the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) March 7 after passing the American Mathematics Contest (AMC) examination on Jan....

Graduation speaker and performer sign-ups this month

March 3, 2006

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If standing on a stage in front of 5,000 people speaking or singing until tears run down the audience's cheeks is something you have always wanted to do, then here is the perfect opportunity. Now is the time to sign up to speak,...

Students may face expulsion for on-campus handgun exchange

March 2, 2006

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After spending a night in a San Jose juvenile hall, two Palo Alto High School students are now serving out a suspension following their arrest Thursday on felony charges of possessing a gun on campus, according to police and school...

Paly drops to third in Millard Fillmore Trivia Hunt

February 9, 2006

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A group of Paly students rummaged through libraries this past weekend, Feb. 2-6, supplied with bags of coins, searching for random facts concerning an array of topics from television shows to world wars. Paly placed third in...

Paly lockers burglarized

February 9, 2006

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Over forty students will be receiving new locks and filling out lost property reports due to their lockers being broken into and stolen from, presumably on Wednesday night. The cage that is intended to keep the lockers safe overnight...

Listeners hear first hand Darfur experience from researcher

February 7, 2006

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After Monday night's speech from Human Rights Watch researcher Olivier Bercault at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, many more are now informed and educated about the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Open to the public, the...

"The Teaching of Writing" is top priority for PAUSD

February 6, 2006

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According to representatives at the district-sponsored seminar, "The Teaching of Writing," on Feb. 2, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) has made it a top priority to expand the writing program into the higher...

Winter Formal a $10,000 success

February 6, 2006

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Despite the dresses, an occasional tie and a lone limosine, the Winter Formal felt like any other Paly dance. But unlike other dances, the winter formal was a fundraiser, and raised over $10,000, according YCS President Caterina...

County official offers support to Gay-Straight Alliance

February 2, 2006

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Palo Alto's District Attorney office is offering its support for the Paly community in response to reports of vandalism and other hate incidents directed at members of the Gay-Straight Alliance. Supervising deputy district attorney...