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Mrs. Shockley

Kelci Davis May 7, 2013

“FIRST NAME...” It’s pretty rare you come across a teacher that you can connect with when you only see them in class. Most people can connect between extracurriculars or sports, but in a normal...

The Paly Voice

February 21, 2013

Staff of The Paly Voice, Having been on our publications staff, I’ve seen a countless number of websites. I’ve seen hundreds of pre-made templates that leave you thirsting for a touch of originality....

Matthew Schott

Kelci Davis May 9, 2012

It’s rare that you come across someone in high school that totally changes your life. Walking in as a fifteen-year-old freshman, I was just hoping I could survive. I had no idea where I was headed or...

Art Club puts its talents towards charity

November 14, 2011

With a melody of different art kids, Art Club has taken on its new project of creating a t-shirt in tribute of Leap Day. “Every year we get together and try to decide a day we could make a t-shirt...

Art Club continues to contribute to school culture

October 31, 2011

With the Homecoming parade in the rear-view mirror, Art Club is looking forward to putting together its next projects and continuing the year by adding artistic touches throughout the end of school. The...

Party Central offers chance for prime parking spots

Kelci Davis September 27, 2011

With it being their final year, seniors get to enjoy a few perks throughout the year up until graduation. The 2012 Parent Club has decided to offer another possible bonus by holding a raffle for all seniors...

Unity, fun drives Art Club members to excel

September 19, 2011

Many seniors look to leave their mark on the halls of the school during the final year. For senior members of Art Club, this year brings a chance to take their place back in Homecoming fame and recover...

Art Club plans to hit the ground running, redeem loss

August 22, 2011

With the Homecoming parade coming up at the end of September, Art Club is attempting to hit the ground running and start working on its float as soon as possible. However, the first meeting held on August...

Cultures collide at International Night

May 9, 2011

As students step into the building, a distinct drumbeat echoes as the gathering crowd huddles together, standing in a tight circle. Students, some foreign language students and others...

Jazzing up the mornings

January 28, 2011

With the holiday season quickly approaching, seniors Logan Miller (guitar), Alex Faupel (bass guitar), Matt Steins (piano), Nick Book (saxophone), Elliot Russo (saxophone), Jimmy...

Review: ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ Chapters 8-11

Kelci Davis November 8, 2010

We all have something to hide. Sometimes we try to keep secrets buried within our souls and locked away from prying eyes. As I have come to find, Holden Caulfield from "The Catcher in the Rye" is no exception. On...

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