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Full Court Stress

Full Court Stress

Lauren Koyama and Quinn Knoblock
February 18
Filed under Columns

Wake up. Go to school. Study. Sleep. Repeat. As the end of the semester approaches, this seems to be the daily life of many high school students. The overload of school work and stress without the proper rest needed for a healthy lifestyle leads students to become consumed by anxiety and stress. As...

Vikings volleyball overcomes Menlo Atherton, advances to CCS championship

Vikings volleyball overcomes Menlo Atherton, advances to CCS championship

Tori DeStefano, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under Fall Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Paly Vikings took on the Menlo Atherton in front of an energetic crowd at the the Central Coast Section (CCS) semi-championships tonight, defeating the Bears in five close sets. The team will advance and play at the CCS championship this Saturday. “We studied all year for [this],” coach Dave...

Lady Vikes beat out Saratoga, 15-8, in semi-finals

Lady Vikes beat out Saratoga, 15-8, in semi-finals

Josh Stern, Editor-in-Chief
May 8
Filed under Lacrosse - Girls, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Coming off a tough 18-3 loss to Amador Valley, the Paly girls’ lacrosse team managed to edge out the Saratoga Falcons, 15-8, in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Semi-Finals. The team rallied behind leading scorers and starting midfielders Charlotte Biffar (’13) and Nina Kelty (’13)...

Summer cut short

Summer cut short

Annemarie Drez, Staff writer
October 10
Filed under Columns, Top Stories

Would anyone rather spend seven hours in a classroom than enjoy the late summer weather? Probably not.  A shortened 2012 summer meant less time for students to relax, hang out with friends or get their tans on. However, there is another side to the abridged summer. Aside from the loss of time to r...

Girls’ basketball advances to CCS finals for the first time ever- defeating North Salinas High School 33-25

Mira Ahmad, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Basketball - Girls, Winter Sports

In a year that has already brought two nearly perfect seasons, the Palo Alto High School varsity girls' basketball team is continuing the trend. The Lady Vikes, who were undefeated De Anza league champions and have continued the perfection in Central Coast Section (CCS) play. Last night, the team defeated...

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