The Paly Voice

Spirit Week dress up preview: Sophomores

Isabella Marcus and Kasra Orumchian

October 11, 2016

Dear Sophomores, It’s time for round two. You guys left your mark on the other classes last year, as one of the best freshman classes we’ve ever seen at Paly. Although you fell to last place, expectations are high for yo...

Spirit Week dress up preview: Freshmen

Isabella Marcus and Kasra Orumchian

October 11, 2016

Dear Freshmen, Welcome to the big leagues! Spirit and dress-up days from your past have prepared you for this week, and have probably failed you. You might have seen that one kid going all out on “color day” and stared...

Spirit Week final results

Jeanette Wong, Author

October 25, 2015

Seniors are the champions of Spirit Week 2015, as announced at the Homecoming dance last night. They won both the best float and the best Spirit Dance, allowing them to gain an unprecedented 5,170 point lead from the first runner-ups, the juniors. After a hard-fought week, sophomores secured third place, wh...

Slow start dooms Vikings in Homecoming game

Emma van der Veen and Jackson Doerr

October 24, 2015

The Palo Alto High School football team (3-5, 2-2) fell to the Los Gatos Wildcats (4-3, 3-1) last Friday night in the Vikings’ Homecoming game by a score of 42-20. Overall, the Vikings’ performance was strong, but minor mista...

Video: Spirit Week Day Five

Ana Caklovic and Daniel Li

October 23, 2015

The Paly Voice documented Day Five of Palo Alto High School Spirit Week 2015. The classes participated in the "Pumpkin Carving," "Hula Hoop" race and the teachers performed a dance. The Associated Student Body will release...

Recap: Floats float, dancers dance, seniors prance to victory

Emilia Diaz-Magaloni and Mary McNamara

October 23, 2015

Students at Palo Alto High School await the results of Friday’s lunch and after-school rallies after a long week of tight competition between classes. The seniors will perform their winning dance during the Homecoming football ...

Spirit Week Day Four results

Jeanette Wong, Author

October 23, 2015

With Spirit Week heading into its final day, seniors remain at the top of the leaderboard with 12,000 points. The sophomores regain their lead on the juniors with 9,780 points after winning "Pool Rings," and the juniors an...

Recap: Spirit Week competition heats up

Aidan Maese-Czeropski and Adrienne Kwok

October 22, 2015

The sophomores have high hopes for Spirit Week after outperforming the seniors in a lunch rally game today. The theme of the Day Four was “Generation Day,” in which each grade dressed as a certain age group. Freshmen dre...

Preview: Spirit Week to conclude with float, dance

Emilia Diaz-Magaloni, Author

October 22, 2015

Students will show off their school pride in the conclusion of Palo Alto High School’s Spirit Week 2015 this Friday. The last day will feature school-wide unity with freshmen, sophomores and juniors dressing in green an...

Video: Night Rally debuts with hamster balls, neon

Aidan Maese-Czeropski and Emilia Diaz-Magaloni

October 22, 2015

The Paly Voice documented Palo Alto High School's first ever Night Rally during Spirit Week 2015. The classes participated in "Hamster Ball Race," as well as a game called "Clean Your Room," both of which the seniors won. M...

Storify: Spirit Week 2015

Maya McNealis, Author

October 22, 2015

Follow this year’s Spirit Week with a collection of the Palo Alto High School community’s #palyspirit posts! [View the story "Spirit Week 2015" on Storify] ...