The Paly Voice

False alarm strikes Paly

March 23, 2005

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Paly suffered its second false fire alarm in a little over two months when construction crews accidentally set off the fire alarm roughly ten minutes after seventh period began. According to principal Scott Laurence, construction...

Broadcast journalism’s Et Cetera takes to cable

March 20, 2005

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Paly’s televised cable newsmagazine Et Cetera, produced by broadcast journalism students, premiered Thursday, March 1 on local channel 28. Hosted by juniors Anique Drumright and Greg Murphy, the first 30 minute edition of Et ...

Mock trial represents county in State Finals

March 20, 2005

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Palo Alto High School’s Mock Trial team placed 10th in the state finals at Riverside this weekend, after winning three out of the four trials in the case of The People vs. Kendall, and losing the second round by only two po...

Fresh Choice replacement to be retailer, not restaurant

March 9, 2005

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Stanford Shopping Mall is planning to replace the recently-closed student- and family-favorite Fresh Choice restaurant with a non-food retailer in a similar customer appeal range, according to Jennifer Halloway, director of marketing...

International Festival Fundraising

March 5, 2005

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Thus far in International Festival, student fundraising has rasied a total of at least $600 dollars for the school service project donations to Global Fund for Children. International Festival at Paly has proved to be an amazing...

International Festival starts on emotional note

February 28, 2005

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Day two of Palo Alto High School’s International Festival featured the opening ceremony, the formal beginning to a month of activities and speakers intended to raise students’ awareness of their responsibilities to and the...

Student-run company takes to the web

February 23, 2005

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JobSherpa, a company created and run by two Paly students, is now live on the Internet, less than six months after its inception. The brain-child of Paly seniors Len Kozhukh and Kayvan Farzaneh, JobSherpa went live about a month...

Heavy rain fells tree in Paly parking lot

February 17, 2005

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A fallen tree stalled Paly traffic at the Embarcadero parking lot this morning. According to assistant principal Katya Villalobos, rain weakened the Pine tree's roots, causing it to fall. "The tree had very shallow roots,...

Adrian Bellomo absent for first Monday Meeting

February 6, 2005

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ASB vice president Anique Drumright stepped in for president Adrian Bellomo, who was out sick for the first Student Council meeting of the semester on Monday. This week’s meeting discussed pressing issues such as the International...

Prom location causes transportation restrictions

February 5, 2005

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For those expecting to hitch a ride to prom in the old Volvo or join a limo group at the last minute, think again. This year, students must plan their transportation to prom through the school, due to its relatively remote location...

All-school rally ends in staff victory

February 3, 2005

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The band was blaring, the cheering was strong, and Economics teacher Eric Bloom was sliding across the boy’s gym trying to intercept a pass. The intensity was felt both on and off the court, as the staff attempted to stretch...

Staff members celebrate rite of spring

February 3, 2005

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Fittingly after Groundhog Day, Paly saw a representation of the coming of spring in the quad Thursday. Staff member Ronald Brown rode through the quad on the back of a Suzuki-turned dune buggy, dancing to the Beach Boys with fellow...