Swimmers take precautions

The swimming and diving team is reentering the pool just as Santa Clara County enters the red COVID-19 tier. With 65 students combined across the varsity and junior varsity teams, these athletes are practicing ...

Is the next virus avoidable?

Hoarding toilet paper. No Clorox wipes in stock. Empty food shelves. When the pandemic arrived, the world panicked. We prepared for what felt like the apocalypse, stocking up on random things and expecting to n...

Lights, webcam, action!

Makeup, clothes and props ready, junior Arnav Singhal looks into the camera, preparing to put on one of the semester’s biggest plays for a faceless audience. This year, he is performing at home, with a greenscr...

Senior Sadness

For the class of 2021, instead of becoming a Second Semester Senior, it faces the prospect of Seasonal Senior Sadness. With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, college application season in full gear and the loss of ...

Elementary schools begin to reopen

Kindergarten and first grade students returned to district campuses and began in-person learning on Oct. 12, with other grades to follow in the coming weeks. This decision was voted on by the Palo Alto Unifi...

The positives of online learning

Classrooms? More like class Zooms. While schools are now taking place online in the comfort of our own homes, students are still divided on whether or not the benefits of comfort outweigh the costs of decreased...