The Paly Voice

District budget cuts have impact on upcoming school year

June 10, 2003

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Numerous budget cuts in the past month will affect the school’s site council, athletic department, classified staff and–indirectly–students. According to principal Sandra Pearson, the first cuts made will effect the students....

Lack of funds delays changes to Paly parking lot

June 10, 2003

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Crucial changes to the Paly parking lot have been underway. The creation of the new carpool lanes occurred this past year and changes to the signs and structure of the lot are still under speculation. A safety survey conducted...

Palo Alto police chief sees no need for teenage curfew

May 22, 2003

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Establishing a curfew for Palo Alto teens is not necessary, police chief Lynne Johnson stated last month at a press conference at Palo Alto High School. “I think that curfews and how and where people go out is really a parental...

Paly student actors react a classic play, Machinal, today and tomorrow

May 21, 2003

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The Palo Alto High School theatre will be performing the Broadway play, Machinal, all this week. Fourteen Paly actors are rehearsing diligently for the upcoming performances. Performances will be held today, May 22nd at 4:0...

Band battle, student film festival tomorrow

May 7, 2003

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Palo Alto will be the host to two arts festivals this weekend, The Battle of the Bands and the Silver Screen Student Film and Performing Arts Festival. Several Paly bands are preparing for the Battle of the Bands, scheduled for...

WASC visit addressed at Site Council meeting 

April 14, 2003

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Palo Alto High School Principal Sandra Pearson is looking forward to a three to six- accreditation for Palo Alto High, after presenting optimistic views, at the Site Council meeting held yesterday.  Pearson stated that though...

Protest by pen

April 13, 2003

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Palo Alto parents and school board members gathered at Café La Dulce Vita Friday, April 11 on California Avenue to write letters to Gov. Gray Davis and other state officials in an effort to protest the sate-proposed budget...

Future Palo Alto Police Chief plans ahead

March 30, 2003

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Assistant Chief Lynne Johnson will take over as the Palo Alto Police Department’s first female chief when Pat Dwyer resigns from the position on May 18. Her appointment immediately followed Dwyer’s resignation announcement...

Paly students protest Iraq war

March 20, 2003

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Anti-war sentiment at Paly spilled into the street yesterday when students started an anti-war protest during third and fourth period. According to 16-year-old sophomore Mike Appuhn, 20 students used their third period class,...

Students voice dissent at Sacramento rally

February 27, 2003

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Around 1500 chanting and placard-waving students gathered before the state capitol building Tuesday Feb. 25 to send Gov. Gray Davis a message that his proposed budget takes an unfair share of funding from Basic Aid school districts....

Lacrosse hopefuls subject to budget cuts

February 23, 2003

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Plans for an official Paly lacrosse team are on hold due to financial restrictions placed by the school’s budget, despite a previously established and solid plan for running the team, parent and student organizers said. For...

Students to protest budget in Sacramento

February 20, 2003

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More than 2000 high school students, including about 80 from Paly and Gunn, are expected to rally in the state capitol Feb. 25 to protest Gov. Gray Davis’ proposed budget changes for funding education. As part of Davis’ plan...