The Paly Voice

Club day preperations under way

September 21, 2003

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After the Sep. 10 Paly club orientation, future club presidents are establishing their clubs as well as preparing for the Paly Club Day on September 26. Club presidents needed to turn their forms into the Students Activities...

New science building on target

August 24, 2003

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Paly assistant principal Chuck Merritt stated Friday that construction on the new science building is within a month of schedule, with a completion date in the summer of 2004. “Construction is surprisingly on-target…it is...

Paly class of 2003 graduates

June 11, 2003

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Palo Alto High School senior Eriberto "Edi" Diaz walked up to the podium, received his diploma, and waved to his fellow students as shouts, yells, and whoops were heard across the Paly football field. Edi and the rest...

Paly prepares for lower budget school year

June 11, 2003

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School officials are deciding, a month after the statewide $23.1 million proposed budget cut was canceled, how they will cope with the $3.5 million cuts the school district passed in early May. The $23.1 million proposed budget...

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...