Letter from the editors

From the editors: Trailblazer

What does it mean to pave your own path? Palo Alto High School freshman Kate Nelson does it every day — whether literally, at cross country practice, or figu...

From the editors: A new beginning

For many of us students, June is an end — an end to the classes we’ve taken all year, the routine we’ve become accustomed to and, for seniors, an end to high sc...

From the editors: Grief and gratitude

“Let’s just skip the news and acknowledge that the world is a terrible place,” our adviser, Paul Kandell, told us at the beginning of one of our most recent Ver...

From the editors: Two years of the virus

Most of us remember, all too well, the “two-week break” that began in mid-March, 2020. Two weeks quickly became two months, and now two years. The convenient, n...

From the editors: One year of COVID

March, April, May, June … the months flew by. And now March looms again — the one-year anniversary of our last moments on campus. Among the chaotic events of th...