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Dear Paly: Reflecting on high school

Hi, my name is Maraleis Sinton. You may know me from math class, the track team or that one theater performance I did freshman year. But reg...

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Club check-in: Glassblowing

Verde met with Glassblowing Club President senior Sydney Liu to discuss the club’s first year and future goals. Overall, how was the year f...

Spikeball: By the numbers

A SPIKE IN NUMBERS Students play spikeball on the Quad during 3rd period. Paly Spikeball Club organized a tournament, which saw great turnou...

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Blue Moon: Myth or Fact?

A misunderstood lunar phenomenon Sophomore Amanda McVey considers urban legends about blue moons. Photo by Nicole Adamson Veritas: What d...

Via Verde

Friends from France: Homestay with a pen pal

Editor’s note: The printing of the October 2018 issue of Via Verde was funded by the advertisements and sponsors found below.Even two months later, the smell of warm baguette still transports me back to my summer trip to France, where I spent two weeks climbing mountainous rocks, listening to a mix of fifteen French rap and Post Malone songs, awkwardly cheek kissing many strangers, not improving my horrendous American accent and having the adventure of a lifetime. My adventure started two years

Lovely Filoli: A Historic Countryside Gem

Editor’s note: The printing of the October 2018 issue of Via Verde was funded by the advertisements and sponsors found below.As summer comes to a close, the autumn colors begin to peek through the vibrant roses, begonias and hydrangeas. With the seemingly never-ending manicured landscape and ivy-covered red brick mansion, walking around the estate feels like stepping into another time.The perfect destination to explore the beauty of a historic countryside estate, Filoli provides visitors of all