The Paly Voice

Palo Alto Police Department end negotiations with arrest

April 26, 2005

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The Palo Alto Police Department has ended negotiations with a man suspected of suicidal thoughts after more than five hours of negotations with the man from outside his residence in the 800 block of Sutter Ave. According to Press...

City tests emergency procedures in disaster drill

April 18, 2005

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In a Palo Alto city-wide disaster drill Tuesday, the Palo Alto Police Department, Fire Department, and Red Cross responded to a feigned 7.3 earthquake. As part of the simulation, the art building at Palo Alto High School was reported...

Video: Students, staff talk about evacuation

April 18, 2005

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Coverage of Palo Alto's city-wide disaster drill at Paly on April 19th, 2005.

Paly students take part in citywide disaster drill

April 18, 2005

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"We are now experiencing a disaster drill. Please duck and cover, and then proceed to the football field," a female voice said over the public address system at 9:23 a.m. today. Students complied, and upon reaching...

District Superintendent visits Paly

April 18, 2005

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District superintendent Mary Frances Callan, Ph.D., visited Paly at lunch today to talk with teachers in the ERC. Callan has visited Paly twice before this year, but this is the first and only informal lunch session scheduled...

Disaster drill coming Tuesday

April 14, 2005

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Disaster-preparedness officials will simulate a large earthquake on the Paly campus at 9:25 a.m., on Tuesday April 19, and the campus will be on a special schedule throughout the day to accomodate the activity. All classes are...

Larry Diamond provides perspective on Iraqi government reconstruction

April 7, 2005

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As part of Paly’s International Festival, Stanford professor and Hoover fellow Larry Diamond spoke to an assembly of students on March 22 regarding the current state of affairs in Iraq. Diamond, a senior adviser to the Coalition...

Administrators resort to intercom after fire alarm failure

April 7, 2005

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Instead of the customary loud warning from the fire alarms, students were surprised at 10 a.m. Monday morning, April 4, to hear principal Scott Lawrence’s voice on the intercom announcing an emergency and the need to evacuate...

In Focus: April 5, 2005: Paly basketball

April 4, 2005

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Anchors: Jake Martin and Laura Ordonez Segment: Paly basketball In Focus provides a preview of an upcoming show of Etcetera, In Focus' cable television show. The show will air at 4:30 p.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday...

Bomb threat evacuates Paly

April 3, 2005

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The Palo Alto Police Department is searching for the identity of an anonymous caller who contacted police at approximately 10 a.m. Monday morning, alleging that a bomb was about to go off on the Paly campus. According to PAPD...

Board of Education prepares June parcel tax

March 23, 2005

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PAUSD superintendent Mary Frances Callan will hold a community discussion regarding the June school parcel tax at 7 p.m. tonight at El Carmelo Elementary school. According to the superintendent's message on the district's website,...

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...