A Guide to the 4th Amendment

It’s a Friday night, and you are finally de-stressing after a long week, pretending for a few blissful hours that your English essay is not, in fact, due next Monday. You have a few friends over and are just ge...

Overcrowded classes plague learning environment

With the new school year underway, Palo Alto High School, like many other public schools throughout the United States, is suffering from an increase in class sizes due to budget cuts and teacher layoffs. Some ...

Viking Stadium opens with a bang

Hundreds of Palo Alto High School students, parents, teachers and football fans flooded Paly campus on Sept. 13 to inaugurate the newly-constructed Viking stadium. An exciting set of festivities planned through the combined efforts of the PTSA (Parent Teacher ...

1 In 2000

Featuring Izzy Kelley The Campanile: Do you want to introduce yourself first? Izzy Kelley: I’m Izzy, I’m a freshman. TC: Tell us about your presidency and what made you decide to run. IK: I thought about it...
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The New iPhones

It has finally arrived. After much anticipation, Apple unveiled its new iPhone line with the innovative 5C and 5S. The iPhone 5C is a lower-cost iPhone that is made from plastic and comes in a variety of color...

New science teacher embraces creative teaching methods

Lynda Mason, a new addition to the Palo Alto High School staff, has uniqe experiences with teaching styles and their effects on learning. With over 10 years of experience teaching several different science courses, Mason said that Paly’s curriculum is differen...

Student Band “Palpitare” to play in Oakland

A dream does not become reality through magic. It takes sweat, determination and hard work, according to former Secretary of State Colin Powell, . Palpitare, a band run primarily by Paly students, has taken th...