The Paly Voice

Locker vandalism breaks into Paly

December 6, 2004

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Palo Alto High School administrators are looking into new security measures for students' lockers after finding a hole in the wire cage surrounding the lockers, and the contents of lockers 603-658 strewn over the ground Sunday. Authorities...

National help hotline numbers

December 5, 2004

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National Hotline numbers (USA) Abuse (includes rape) National Domestic Violence Hotline — 1-800-799-SAFE — RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) Hotline — 1-800-656-HOPE — Friends of Bat...

Downtown "Holiday Stroll" unites Palo Alto community

December 5, 2004

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The trees on University Avenue sparkled with lights as local musicians played familiar holiday tunes downtown Friday night. Families with strollers crowded the streets and teenagers socialized while waiting in long lines for apple...

Campus observes Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 18, 2004

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Throughout the week, handmade posters with graphic descriptions of murders and pictures of hate crime victims coated bulletin boards across the Paly campus. Students noticed the slogans "Stop the Violence" and "We’ll...

Paly teacher unhappy with Water Polo CCS game scheduling

November 15, 2004

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Paly English teacher Mike McNulty has written to Nancy Blaser, the CIF/Central Coast Section Commissioner, complaining about the scheduling of the CCS water polo championships. The letter is as follows: Nancy Lazenby Blaser, Co...

Paly mock election shows students strong opinions on politics

November 8, 2004

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The polls have closed and the numbers are in: President George W. Bush has won re-election and will hold office for another four years. According to CNN news sources over 59 million Americans over the age of 18 voted. But what...

Power outage strikes Paly

November 3, 2004

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Three short power outages left Paly students in the dark for about a of 15 minutes this afternoon. Paly's server, "Paly 1," is still experiencing some technical difficulties, though the ramifications of these problems...

Club Day makes a splash

October 31, 2004

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Club Day last week had attendance of much of the student body and the quad remained nearly full of people all throughout the lunch period. “All of the students seemed quite engaged,” director of student activities Joann Vaars...

Spirit Week concludes with rally

October 25, 2004

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The senior class continues to celebrate its Spirit Week victory after a decisive after-school closing rally featuring games, cheers, and dance on Friday afternoon. The seniors, following a pattern set through the past three years,...

Seniors increase lead in Spirit Week competitions

October 21, 2004

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Four days in and the seniors are dominating spirit week at Palo Alto High School. With 144 points, the seniors are far ahead of the runners-up: 10th grade with 102 points, 9th with 100, and 11th in last place with 94 points. Points...

Glass Pumpkin Patch on display

October 20, 2004

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After the Paly Glass Program’s successful first annual ‘Glass Pumpkin Patch and Farmers Market’ last week, plans are already underway for a glass ornament sale during Christmas time. The ‘Glass Pumpkin Patch and Farmers...

Seniors lead Spirit Week into day three

October 18, 2004

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At the close of the second day of Palo Alto High School's Spirit Week, the seniors lead all classes with a total of 85 points. The sophomores claim second place with 48 points, but the juniors (46 points) and the freshmen (42...