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In Bloom

Bloom, who has been working in the Paly Social Science department since 1998, currently teaches Economics and AP Macroeconomics. “I’ve been here a long time, s...

In Her Toe Shoes

A flame of red hair flies behind her and her toe shoes pound on the dirt. Enveloped by the silence of trees and the setting sun, she closes out her 15-mile ...

Electronic Music

Junior Luke Schroder is a DJ who remixes and produces music under the pseudonym UltraViolet Astronauts (UVA); Junior Will Kast composes electronic music under the stage name William III; Junior Fabo Garduño is the man behind White Noise Symphony, his one-man band that makes both covers of songs and original compositions.
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This Land(e) is Your Land(e)

Welcome to Palo Alto High School, where our students regularly discover and eradicate fatal illnesses, single-handedly dig wells that service several small African countries and create multi-million-dollar non-profit organizations to provide iPhones for malnourished children — for every one you buy, little Tommy gets his own! And who needs clean water when you’ve got Temple Run? Did you know that the United States decided not to take military action in Syria solely because Paly students changed their profile pictures to peace signs in a show of support?

10 Questions With Gabe Galang

Gabe's hair flys as he passionately plays his guitar. Outside of the band’s practice room, in the 300 building at Palo Alto High School, the sounds of drums...
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Our Newest New Yorker

Silvia Killingsworth managing editor of New Yorker Magazine and Palo Alto High Graduate class of 2003, says, “The only ‘job track’ I ever seriously considered w...

It’s Time to Duel

From left: Shelton Cai, Christopher Cerpa, Peter Nishimura, Wilson Wang. Photography by Ana Sofia Amieva-Wang. The sound of the lunch bell reverberates thro...

Paly Graduate Ari Taymor

Ari Taymor, Palo Alto high School Class of 2003 graduate, was voted both  “Most Dramatic” and “Biggest Gossip” by his classmates. Now you would be more likely...