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Students prepare for Camp Unity

Sixty Palo Alto High School students will embark on a four-day leadership program in Santa Cruz called Camp Unity at the end of September. Organizers of the camp seek to help students discover the importance of social justice, family relationships and communit...

Gala to mark formal opening of PAC

Palo Alto High School’s newly-constructed Performing Arts Center (PAC) will officially open its doors on Oct. 1. To commemorate the occasion, the PAC will host a gala featuring Paly’s performing arts program. ...
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New living skills class proposed

Kenneth Horowitz, a health teacher at Foothill Community College, and Nanette Solvason, the Dean of Biology and Health Services, proposed offering a collaborative health class as an alternative to Living Skills...
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Paly admin curbing substance abuse

According to officials from Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) and several Paly-focused surveys, the numbers of teens suffering from alcohol and drug abuse in Santa Clara County are on the rise. According...

Exploring Eighth Period Classes

Seconds after the final bell rings on Wednesday at 3:25 p.m., Palo Alto High School is flooded with students marching across the quad, darting between aisles of lockers and lingering in clumps around the bike cages. While most students race home after an exha...