The Paly Voice

False explosive scare alarms Palo Alto neighborhood

October 5, 2005

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Police closed three blocks of Channing Ave. from Hutchinson past Lincoln at 2 p.m. Thursday for a duration of over three hours for an investigation on a reported explosive device, which police later found to be without explosives. The...

Sophomores sweep second rally in Spirit Week

October 4, 2005

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Seniors dressed in green, juniors in yellow, sophomores in red and freshmen in orange, students rallied together for the second time on the quad Wednesday, facing harder competitions and new cheers. "The amount of spirit...

Spirit Week 2005 photo essay

October 3, 2005

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"Gunn Control" Rally is successful

October 2, 2005

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Before the Paly-Gunn football game on Sept. 23, hordes of Paly students turned up in the quad for food and fun. Although it finished sooner than planned, the rally was entertaining and enjoyable. "It seems to be a huge...

Spirit Week starts off with a splash

October 2, 2005

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The quad rings with deafening cheers from the four class bleachers. At the top of the scale are the seniors, decked out in ‘80s attire; next down the line are the juniors, dressed in pirate garb, the sophomores in red carpet...

Paly prepares for Spirit Week

September 29, 2005

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The school is abuzz with the promise of Spirit Week, which will run this year from October 3 through 8, culminating with Saturday evening's Homecoming Dance. "The class presidents are looking forward to [Spirit Week] and...

Paly student injured in East Palo Alto shooting

September 28, 2005

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Police have begun investigations into a Wednesday night East Palo Alto shooting that resulted in the wounding of a Paly student. According to a letter Paly principal Scott Laurence sent to the school community via the Paly Link,...

Students pursue diverse interests on Club Day

September 22, 2005

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After a successful Club Day, Paly students are looking forward to the ’05 — ’06 year of clubs. During an extended lunch on Sept. 16, 56 clubs were represented at over 30 tables in the Quad. Club Day offered students...

Hipnotik dance charms revelers

September 17, 2005

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The first annual Hipnotik dance, held at the Mitchell Park Community Center on Friday, wowed the crowd for four hours between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m. “I think it went pretty well overall,” Hipnotik club co-president senior Teja...

Revamping "old-school" conditions across Paly

September 14, 2005

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Although it was a small change relative to this year’s multiple drastic upgrades, which include a freshly-painted library and sleek new pool, students arriving on the first day of school were surprised to discover that the Embarcadero...

Paly AP tests receive high marks

September 13, 2005

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Over 400 Paly students took a total of 776 Advanced Placement (AP) exams in May 2005. Almost 50% of these tests received the highest score of 5 points, and over 90% of total exams taken at Paly received passing scores. The College...

Rally to save Keplers Bookstore draws hundreds in support

September 12, 2005

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A crowd of nearly 500 people gathered Tuesday, Sept. 6, in protest of the recent closure of Keplers Bookstore in Menlo Park. Senior citizens, adults, teens, and small children all gathered with signs expressing their anger at...