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New Programming Teacher

Palo Alto High School Vice Principal Vicki Kim sent an unusual email to the parents of students enrolled in Pat O’Hara’s fifth period Functional Programming class two weeks ago, offering options to resolve comp...
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Annual Fiery Arts Fall Sale

Pumpkins, fruit, flowers and a vast variety of other glass sculptures were on display at the annual Fall Sale by the Palo Alto High School Fiery Arts Booster Club last week. The sale, which took place on Sept....

The Athlete Application

This season is a stressful one for seniors, who are dealing with college applications and school work, and prepping for Spirit Week. However, for a collective few at Paly, their fall semester looks di erent than that of an average high school senior. S...
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CASSY replaces previous school guidance service

Paly has chosen Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY) to replace Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) as its official counseling service after ACS failed to reapply for a contract at the end of the 2016-17 school year. At the time of the decision,...
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Hendricks takes place of McGee

Following former Superintendent Max McGee’s resignation, the PAUSD Board of Education appointed Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Karen Hendricks as Interim Superintendent on Oct. 2 in a unanimous vot...
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PAUSDGEN Decommissioned

School officials will decommission the district-wide wireless network PAUSDGEN at some point this winter, according to Chief Technology Officer Derek Moore. Over the summer, the District refreshed its wirele...
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Palo Alto responds to NorCal fires

Paly students and staff immediately started organizing to help victims of the fires in Sonoma and Napa counties, north of San Francisco. English teacher Cris Bautista, for example, collected food and other necessities and delivered them to the area on Sunday. ...
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Air quality delays school activities

In light of the recent wildfires that struck Northern California, several of Paly’s fall sports teams were forced to cancel practices and games due to the poor air quality drifting into the Peninsula. Because ...