The Paly Voice

Groundhog Day tradition enlivens math department

February 2, 2005

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Wednesday morning, the halls of the math building rang with the voices of students chanting the phrase "G-R-O-U-N-D-H-O-G-G-Y" sung to the tune of "The Mickey Mouse Song." Deanna Chute’s first period AB...

International Festival to leave a lasting impression

January 30, 2005

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Every other year Palo Alto High School holds one of the most fun and memorable student activities, the International Festival. However, this year things are going to be different. The student government and staff decided to turn...

UCs reassign science courses; Environmental Science, Geology under fire

January 30, 2005

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Two of Paly's science courses will count as electives and not "lab science" courses beginning this month, according to new rules set by the University of California. The policy change will affect three courses at Paly--Environmental...

Paly varsity softball coach resigns

January 26, 2005

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Paly varsity softball assistant coach George Fangonilo will take over for head varsity coach Danny Valencia, who submitted his resignation on Monday. The news came as a shock to athletic director Earl Hansen and Fangonilo, as...

Tutoring services and paid tutors: 2004 – 2005

January 23, 2005

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Tutoring services and paid tutors — 2004-2005 List provided by the Palo Alto High School Academic Resource Center. The below listed tutors have not been screened or approved by the ARC. English - Anne Knight (650) 852-08...

False alarm disturbs finals

January 18, 2005

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Administrators are investigating the cause of a fire alarm that went off today during sixth period, disturbing students hard at work on their finals. "Our teachers are freaking out," junior Jonathan Steinmen said....

Clash of the Titans

January 18, 2005

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The Paly wrestling team suffered a defeat on Friday night against the Gunn Titans, who are undefeated this year in the lower division. The match kicked off at Gunn’s gym at 5:30 p.m. with junior varsity wrestling first....

Election results are in for ASB and class officers

January 13, 2005

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Just as most Paly students are preparing for the end of the semester, student government officers are already preparing for the next one. Students voted in the election for ASB and class officers in their history classes last...

Paly's much needed pool

January 12, 2005

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Broken tiles, rusted drains, and regularly murky water are a few of the problems with the Paly pool. However, Paly’s aquatic program and the physical education program won’t have to worry anymore; the new pool is on the way....

Possible Mountain Lion sighting in Palo Alto

January 12, 2005

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Palo Alto police officers are patrolling the area surrounding the 3100 block of Waverly, after a possible mountain lion sighting was reported this morning. According to a memo written by Carloyn Benfield for the Paly link, "the...

Adrian Bellomo wins ASB elections, Charles Vickery steps down

January 12, 2005

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The results from ballots collected last week to elect new ASB officers are in: senior Adrian Bellomo will be president, junior Anique Drumright will be vice president, and junior Faraz Jaffer will be secretary. Bellomo will take...

Paugh, Edwards beat Foug in record-breaking food drive

January 6, 2005

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Kaye Paugh's 4th period Film Comp. Lit class is celebrating a surprising victory over Steve Foug's three-year legacy in Palo Alto High School's Second Harvest food drive that exceeded all expectations, bringing in a record-breaking...