A group of at least 20 Palo Alto High school Students has been cheating since sophomore year in courses including, but not limited to, Advanced Placement U.S. History, AB Calculus, Chemistry, Economics and Psychology, according to multiple sources. Now, as seniors, they are being accepted into first-rate colleges. While the Paly community and administration are […]
“Can you drive me to school? I don’t feel like biking two miles today.” This is an often-said complaint by many Palo Alto High School students who dread their commutes to school. While biking, walking or driving for a couple minutes may seem like a long time to some students, many Paly staff members face commutes over an hour long. Keeping this in mind, next time you groan at the thought of your arduous journey, think about the following Paly staff members who travel from far away to get to their jobs.
Benedek Tallai may teach in a different classroom each day, but he starts every class the same way. As he runs through a standardized Powerpoint presentation containing his expectations for students, his thick unmistakably Hungarian accent triumphs over his straightforward consequence system: a set of yellow and red cards. Despite the fact that students often see […]
Examining and analyzing different voices, genres and viewpoints is essential to our growth and development as citizens in our pluralistic society. Though the current English curriculum does not allow for this, English teachers can help solve the problem by allowing students some freedom in choosing their novels and by making the English reading curriculum more diverse.