News

Stanford study finds homework counterproductive, ineffective

March 29, 2014

Conducted by Denise Pope, a senior lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Education and a published author in the “Journal of Experimental Education”, research has found...  Read More »

Foundation donates to Media Arts Center

March 29, 2014

The Brin-Wojcicki Foundation has funded $85,000 for auxiliary furniture and equipment for the classrooms of the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center on the campus that...  Read More »

Slow enrollment growth prevents PAUSD from building thirteenth elementary school

March 29, 2014

The Palo Alto Board of Education put off their long time plans to build a 13th elementary school at the latest School Board meeting on March 11. The majority of members...  Read More »

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Opinion

Graphical comparison of the average SAT scores with a family’s yearly income.

Are the changes to the SAT beneficial? NO

March 29, 2014

The changes announced for the new SAT format that will pilot in 2016 are not all bad, however it seems they fall short in achieving the College Board’s goals for the exam....  Read More »

Prom safety is quite, QUITE important. Trust us.

March 29, 2014

It all starts months in advance. When the infamous “Paly Prom Dress” group hits the collective Facebook-sphere of Palo Alto High School females, the focus immediately...  Read More »

Wild animals deserve more attention from animal rights activists

March 29, 2014

Beginning next year, farmers must provide hens with enough space to stand up, lie down and extend their wings fully without touching another bird in order for their eggs to...  Read More »

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Lifestyle

Underclassmen look for solution to current parking difficulties

Underclassmen look for solution to current parking difficulties

Envision the excitement many underclassmen experience after passing their nerve-racking driver’s test at the Department of Motor Vehicles and receiving their driver’s...  Read More »

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How to search for a college roommate

March 29, 2014

Finding a roommate is a lot like online dating. Are you a night person or a morning person? How often do you shower? Are you more of a party animal or a stay-in-and-play-World-of-Warcraft...  Read More »

Santa Cruz is one of the many easily accessible beaches in the Bay Area. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has  the added benefit  of a boardwalk for games, rides and food.

Spring break adventure destinations

March 29, 2014

Spring break, while a much needed break from school, can sometimes get a bit boring. The week can be long and tedious if you don’t have anything to do. However, because...  Read More »

United for Ukraine

March 29, 2014

Since the March 16 Crimean referendum, Ukrainians in the Bay Area are organizing in protest to make sure their country remains separate from Russia and retain the autonomous...  Read More »

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Spotlight

Shmacking the System

Shmacking the System

"Ivy League or bust. That’s what everyone says.” Palo Alto High School junior Kelly Swanson is one of the millions of high school students beginning his or her yearlong journey of finding the college...  Read More »

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Students find political outlet in YMCA program

March 8, 2014

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