News

Vaccination loopholes closed

March 6, 2015

Two California state senators recently introduced a bill to tighten vaccination requirements in response to the ongoing measles outbreak. Senate Bill 277, drafted by Sen....  Read More »

Spring musical brings comedy to stage

March 6, 2015

Palo Alto High School theater’s spring musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” opens March 6. There have been two early showings of “The Drowsy Chaperone” —  one...  Read More »

Renovated Rinconada Library opens to the public

March 6, 2015

The Palo Alto Main Library has undergone many rennovations and upgrades in the past few months. This includes a change in name along with new features. The renovations...  Read More »

New playground set to open

March 6, 2015

Magical Bridge Playground is a new type of playground set to open on March 28, offering areas children of all abilities can enjoy at Mitchell Park. Magical Bridge Playground...  Read More »

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Opinion

Some Teacher Advisors have tried to limit the amount of APs their students may take.

Should a student’s number of APs be limited? YES

March 6, 2015

Palo Alto students live in an extremely competitive environment. And with the prize of college admission to top-tier universities becoming ever more elusive,...  Read More »

Many students feel that the school should offer SAT and ACT preparatory classes.

SAT class overpriced

March 6, 2015

It is common knowledge that aside from high school grades, course rigor and extra curriculars, high standardized test scores are an integral attribute to have on a college...  Read More »

Paly ought to do more to promote Chinese language programs

March 6, 2015

Currently, many Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) eighth graders are nervously enrolling in high school courses. Many courses, such as math, are already...  Read More »

No-homework nights disadvantageous

March 6, 2015

As students in high school, we are subject to daily homework that can take us hours to finish. The workload never seems to end, and we constantly feel as if we have been pushed...  Read More »

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Editorial

Lifestyle

The Duck Syndrome

The Duck Syndrome

Everyone knows that student: the one who seems to be gliding through life with straight As in the school’s most challenging courses, balancing an absurd amount of extracurricular...  Read More »

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Seniors Ethan Jorasch and Walker Ritchie express their spring style by wearing Chino shorts and boat shoes to school everyday

Spring fashion tips and ideas for students

March 6, 2015

Spring is just around the corner, and that means trading in your warm winter layers for something a little more bold. Here are a few tips to help you improve your spring wardrobe. Guys Chino...  Read More »

“No Man’s Sky” is an upcoming game that implements procedural generation to create a seemingly infinite amount of exploration.

The Procedural Generation

March 6, 2015

The debate about the validity or viability of artificial intelligence will always inevitably reach the same, confrontational talking point: “But can the computer...  Read More »

Jim Jones, Cam’ron and Julez Santana reunited after separating in 2004.

The Diplomats reunite after settling differences

March 6, 2015

Cam’ron and the Diplomats have had an everlasting impact on hip-hop culture, and have changed the way we listen to music of the genre. Their prominence in...  Read More »

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Sports

Wrestling fares well at CCS, sends individuals to states

As the boys wrestling team’s season comes to a close this month, the team is gearing up for their upcoming Central Coast Section (CCS) duels as well as for its possible...  Read More »

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Changing sports rules will create a more enthusiastic fan response, like one seen at Palo Alto High School’s boys basketball game.

Updated game rules can make sports more enjoyable

March 6, 2015

Watching sports has been an American past-time for hundreds of years. Yelling at the television and pretending you are the referee will always be an unavoidable habit. However,...  Read More »

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The New Faces of the NBA

March 6, 2015

Klay Thompson Coming into the 2014-15 season, Klay Thompson was one of the players on the verge of being traded for superstar Kevin Love. While...  Read More »

Paly sailing team members Maeve Lavelle and Sean Jawetz enjoy the waters at the Port of Redwood City in their sailing boat as they practice together for an upcoming event.

Paly’s sailing team seeks more students participation

March 6, 2015

The widely unknown but unique Palo Alto High School sailing team is looking to expand its roster in future years and to bring awareness to the sport in general....  Read More »

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