Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Palo Alto High School's sports news magazine

The Viking Magazine

Alfredo Gonzalez (16) and Ella Higashi (16) pose on the sideline during one of the Paly football games.

Tumbling Into Tolerance

Maddy Atwater and Lauren Koyama October 20, 2015

Seven years ago, D.J. Shelton (‘08) was the only male on the Palo Alto High School cheer squad. Seven years ago, Shelton was the victim of daily verbal abuse, from being called a quitter because he no...

Cheer vs. Dance

Paul Bienaimé, Staff Writer February 20, 2013

A few years ago, a group of students decided to start a dance team in competition with the cheer team. Today, both teams respect each other and even train together. Her is a video to see both teams perform...

Palys competition cheer team poses in Las Vegas. They did indeed W-I-N, taking home the silver by only 0.6 of a point to the two-time reigning champions from Modesto Christian. Photo used with permission by Michelle Yin.

Dance and Cheer take home gold and silver at the 2012 Jamz Nationals

Hilda Huang, Copy Editor March 6, 2012

There’s only one thing harder than doing tumbling passes alone: doing synchronized tumbling passes. Paly Cheerleaders must have done those pretty well, as they took home the silver in the annual...

The Palo Alto High Schools girls’ dance team performes at halftime at the Vikings football game against Homestead.

Palo Alto High School’s dance team performs at Paly sporting events

Sammy Solomon and Annie Susco, Staff Writers October 11, 2011

It all started for Palo Alto High School dancer Isabel Obrien (‘12) at age four, when she first tied on her ballet shoes and slipped on her pink leotard and tights.  She learned the basic techniques...

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