The Paly Voice

Paly students protest Iraq war

March 20, 2003

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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...

Paly senior to be arraigned Tuesday

February 6, 2003

Filed under News

Santa Clara County prosecutors will formally charge a Paly senior at 9 a.m. Tuesday for her role in running down two Nixon Elementary students, killing one and injuring the other, Jan 28. Since Jan 29, Megan Joelle Coughran has...

Palo Alto Residents Protest War

February 4, 2003

Filed under News

Thousands of protesters, including several Paly students, gathered at the Palo Alto City Hall Plaza on Saturday, Feb. 1, to peacefully protest the possibility of an upcoming war with Iraq. Initiated by the Peninsula Peace and...

Hit and run charges for Paly student

February 2, 2003

Filed under News

Amid a wave of mourning, a Paly senior was indicted Monday, after police said she ran down two Nixon Elementary students, killing one and injuring the other, on Tues. 28, Jan. Since Wednesday, Megan Joelle Coughran has been out...

Palo Alto teachers to bargain with district superintendent against salary cuts

January 22, 2003

Filed under News

The Palo Alto Education Association intends to reject the district superintendent Mary Frances Callan’s plan for teacher wage cuts in a school board meeting tonight, according to an email sent by Bill Empey, PAEA’s Chapter...

Police chief addresses reality of terrorism possibility

December 12, 2002

Filed under News

The Palo Alto Police Department is in practice stages of a new program designed to combat the threat of a terrorist attack and strengthen the department by working with public schools and other community organizations. “Terrorism...

Palo Alto Police Chief aims to improve preparedness

December 12, 2002

Filed under News

Palo Alto Police Chief Pat Dwyer is taking steps to provide the city with a faster responding and more efficient police force, with the goal of improving general preparedness in the case of an emergency. According to Dwyer's...

Police Chief hesitant on ending Miranda rights

December 4, 2002

Filed under News

Palo Alto Police Chief Pat Dwyer says that if the Supreme Court rules to remove the dictation of Miranda rights to suspects during arrest his department may not follow with the precedent. The comments were at a press conference...

'Google News' shares mission with Paly students

December 30, 2001

Filed under News

Due to the impact of a presentation made by a representative of Google news on Friday May 23, Paly technology students have a new insight on the latest and most innovative technology for future design projects. A founder of Google,...