The Paly Voice

District Superintendent visits Paly

April 18, 2005

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...