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The Student News Site of Palo Alto High School

The Paly Voice

The Student News Site of Palo Alto High School

The Paly Voice

Where are they now: Wes Rapaport

Chloe Fishman, Author May 20, 2014

Not everyone gets to talk to Redfoo, half of the dynamic duo LMFAO. But then again, not everyone is Wes Rapaport. This is just another day on the job for the recent Paly alumnus and arguably Paly's...

Graduation 2011: "Finding a Passion" by Wes Rapaport

June 13, 2011

Senior Wes Rapaport delivers his speech, "Finding a Passion," at Palo Alto High School's 2011 commencement ceremony.

Column: Juniors, its time to step up

Column: Juniors, it’s time to step up

Amy Yu, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2020
Growing up, many of us watched “High School Musical” which became our first perceptions of what high school would be like — sporting events, plays, and prom. Surely as we grew up, our expectations changed, but I don’t think anyone expected the COVID-19 pandemic as a part of our high school experience. 
Daughter of civil rights activist to speak Tuesday

Daughter of civil rights activist to speak Tuesday

Emily Hwang and Julia Qiao January 5, 2016

Karen Korematsu, the daughter of deceased civil rights activist Fred Korematsu, will speak about her father’s legacy during Tutorial on Jan. 19 in the Media Arts Center. After an invitation from...

History class project acknowledged in The New York Times

May 22, 2015

An opinion article published in The New York Times yesterday featured a nod to Palo Alto High School's United States History classes and the projects their teacher, David Rapaport, sent to the article's...

Preview: Spirit Week to wrap up with float, dance

Alex Merkle-Raymond, Author October 30, 2014

For the final day of Spirit Week, Palo Alto High School students are perfecting their Spirit Dances and getting out their green and white clothes for "Paly Pride Day." The last day will showcase school-wide...

Speaker forum to honor retiring teacher Mike McNulty

Drew Keller, Author May 14, 2014

In honor of teacher Mike McNulty's retirement, Palo Alto High School will host its first annual Sports in American Life speakers forum from 1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in the new Media Arts Center. Dave...

Kerry Kennedy speaks about gun violence, social justice in phone interview

Addie McNamara and Phoebe So April 12, 2013

On Tuesday, April 9, human rights activist Kerry Kennedy spoke to students about social justice, violence, gun control and her father Robert F. Kennedy in a phone interview conducted by social studies...

Kerry Kennedy to address social justice, violence in phone interview

Phoebe So, Author April 8, 2013

A phone interview with human rights activist Kerry Kennedy will take place during Advisory tomorrow, April 9, in room 308 addressing social justice and violence with a focus on gun control. Kennedy, daughter...

Dan Rather speaks to students and teachers [with audio]

Levi Schoeben, Author October 17, 2012

Dan Rather,  journalist and former news anchor for CBS, spoke over the phone with U.S. history teacher David Rapaport to a group of Palo Alto High School students and teachers at lunch Tuesday in room...

Stanford professor speaks to Paly students on civil rights

Edward Mei and Levi Schoeben October 9, 2012

Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan addressed current civil rights issues, including voting fraud, marriage rights and affirmative action in front of Palo Alto High School students today during...

Korematsu to speak to students during Tutorial

Juliana Moraes-Liu, Author April 30, 2012

Karen Korematsu, daughter of the man who brought his case against Japanese internment camps to the Supreme Court, will be speaking to students tomorrow during Tutorial in the Social Studies Resource Center.Korematsu...

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