Stephenie Zhang

Stephenie Zhang is a senior at Palo Alto High School and is editor-in-chief of The Campanile. She loves exploration and serendipity, so it is expected that she has a variety of interests, ranging from design to...
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When I Grow Up

What do you want to do when you grow up? Adults have incessantly asked this question to children and teenagers. When we were younger, our aspirations ranged from the President of the United States to firemen, b...
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Girls’ soccer anticipates CCS tournament

For the first time since the 2009-2010 season, the girls’ varsity soccer has made Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs after winning their league (SCVAL) with a record of 10-0-1 and an ongoing overall record of 12-4-2. “The coaches are very happy with the tea...
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Girls’ lacrosse prepares for new season

Girls’ lacrosse has been using the past weeks to prepare for the upcoming season. After finishing off tryouts at the end of January, they have been using the more recent practices to train the new team and get ...
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Palo Alto Adult School offers variety of night classes

What are night classes? Are they similar to supplementary classes that provide extra help and guidance to students struggling in the fast-paced day classes at Paly? Or are they created to help assimilate teachers-in-training into a real high school setting? Th...

New post-AP Computer Science class available

Students have the option to take a post-Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science class next school year to develop project management skills in computer science, according to computer science teacher Chris Kusz...
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Swim team ready to dominate season

With their first meet right around the corner on Feb. 28 against  Menlo-Atherton and Menlo,  the Paly Varsity swim team is looking strong and ready to dominate the season once again in order to defend their SCV...
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Track team begins practice as new season gets underway

Players and coaches alike are excited to get back into the cleat-tying, water bottle-filling routine as the 2013 track season begins. “ seeing these guys run and how much we have improved this year as a team,” Justin Zhang (‘13) a track captain, said. “Our b...
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Flipped Classroom

As a student, I can say that the hardest part of school for me is homework. It is time consuming, boring and sometimes I do not even understand it. Sometimes it is easier to “forget” about homework than legitim...