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Girls’ water polo season preview

Sammy Solomon, News Editor

September 4, 2012

After advancing to the second round of the Central Coast Section Championships (CCS) last year, the girls’ water polo team hopes to improve on a 9-6 league record and to reappear at CCS. With the loss of leading scorers Shannon Scheel (‘12) and Stanford recruit Skylar Dorosin (‘12), the team lo...

Give A Little

Columnist Shannon Scheel ('12) is enlightened by the holiday spirit, and thus was inspired to write this week's column about giving back. (Following the Dalai Lama's tweets might have been a helpful starting point!)

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

November 27, 2011

Each time the holiday season comes around, I have to clear a little space in the corner of my room to fit my pint-size Christmas tree, a tradition my family has practiced since my birth. Friends, you know the holidays have arrived in Scheeldom when a petite noble fir (this year, mine’s named Norbert)...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Monta Vista 14-2

Annie Susco, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The Palo Alto High School girls’ water polo team beat Monta Vista High School 14-2 at home on Thursday, October 13. The Vikings' started off strong scoring five points in the first quarter alone. Co-captain Skylar Dorosin ('12) scored all of the Vikings' points in the first quarter and finished th...

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Column: Keep On Fighting (But Watch Out For Sharks!)

Shannon Scheel, Columnist

September 25, 2011

Week five of column writing and I’m still going strong. Some non-believers thought I’d never make it this far. Sometimes I thought that myself. But hey, here we are! And I’m glad. My columns keep me sane between the stress of college essays, my Shanmom-ness and wild family escapades. And if you...

Paly girls’ water polo defeats Castilleja 12-2

Nina Kelty, Staff Writer

September 22, 2011

Palo Alto High School’s girls’ water polo team upset local rival Castilleja High School 12-2 at home on Wednesday, September 21. All four quarters the Lady Vikes won possession of the starting sprint.  Emma Wolfe (’14) scored her first of two goals 30 seconds into the game. Wolfe’s go...

Column: Changing my diet to enhance my performance

Skylar Dorosin

January 10, 2011

Every morning I devour two toasted waffles oozing peanut butter and smeared with apricot jam. "The waffle sandwich," as my dad calls it, has sat on my breakfast plate everyday for the past three years. This year, however, a glass bowl of raw, crisp spinach now sits next to my precious waffle sandwich. Why...

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