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Pali elects next year’s Leadership team

Caleb Crain, News Editor

June 2, 2017


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On the week of Apr. 3, Palisades Charter High School had its elections for the leadership officers for the 2017-18 school year. The contest saw a total of 23 candidates vying for a spot as one of the leaders of Pali’s Associated Student Body, or ASB, for next year. If elected they would serve as one of the sc...

The Awful Grace of God

The Awful Grace of God

May 1, 2017


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In Michael Harney’s new play “The Awful Grace of God,” Tim DeZarn and Janine Vanable play a married couple who are trying to cope with the death of their son. It’s a role that, sadly, they know too well. Ten years ago, DeZarn and Vanable’s son Travis died in an automobile accident shortly after he graduated from Palisades Charter High School. In honor of Travis, the coupl...

Pali searches for new electives and English courses

Caleb Crain, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


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This semester, Pali students struggled to find electives to put in their schedules, and many underclassmen resorted to being Teacher’s Assistants, or TAs. Pali’s answer to that was a call to teachers to develop new one-semester electives to solve the current deficit. Teachers and faculty membe...

The Fonz graces Pali

The Fonz graces Pali

Julian Speyer, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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On Tuesday, actor, author and producer Henry Winkler visited Pali to talk to students about topics such as the importance of humor and the power of resilience. The former “Happy Days” star spoke to a packed Mercer Hall about overcoming his dyslexia and his surprising ascent to Hollywood royalty...

The End of an Era — “Gotcha!”

The End of an Era — “Gotcha!”

Kiana Karimi, Copy Editor

March 2, 2017


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For many years, “Gotcha!” was a long-standing tradition for Pali High seniors. The goal of the game was simply to tag an anonymous, assigned target with a “Gotcha!” sticker and make sure the senior didn’t get him or herself “Gotcha-ed.” The last person standing won the grand prize of $200. ...

Leadership postpones Winter Informal

Melissa Bunnapradist, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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It was announced last week that Pali’s first winter informal will be postponed until a date to be determined. According to members of Leadership, the deferral of the event was due to last minute complications with receiving a permit in the main gym. This year, Pali’s Leadership class announced that in replaceme...

False Alarms: A Pali Staple

False Alarms: A Pali Staple

Katherine Veloso, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


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Multiple false fire alarms have berated Pali students and staff this past week. All clears were given in less than 10 minutes each time, before everyone could even get to their evacuation zones in the stadium. “It’s definitely good that there was no real fire or damage, but after two fire alarms,...

One Hand to Another — Los Angeles to Guatemala

One Hand to Another — Los Angeles to Guatemala

Alicia Abramson, Opinion Co-Editor

February 28, 2017


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“I know how it feels not to have a pair of shoes or not to be able to play with the other children. But this project was the idea of the kids.” Over winter break, Mr. Jorge Gracias traveled to his hometown of Shanshul, Guatemala to personally deliver several boxes of donated clothes and goods colle...

Standing in Black and in Silence

Leslie Magana, Publicity Editor

February 24, 2017


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Many students across the nation skipped school on Feb. 16 to protest raids conducted by the  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). However, the Latino Student Union (LSU) at Pali High decided to tell students to attend school, preferring to gather together, a unified force clad in black. ...

Stories to Bridge Gaps and Break Walls

Stories to Bridge Gaps and Break Walls

Julian Speyer, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


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The chrome Airstream, resembling Little Miss Sunshine’s vehicle of choice during the Cold War Era, appeared Monday on the lawn outside Gilbert Hall. In its window sits a white sign with the words “Human Kind” written in a font fit for a “Boogie Nights” movie poster. Inside the trailer, woo...

Pali students respond to President Trump’s clashes with foreign leaders

Pali students respond to President Trump’s clashes with foreign leaders

Griffin Smuts, News Editor

February 15, 2017


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The close diplomatic ties between the United States and Australia might be threatened after a hot-headed phone call between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull according to published reports. The conversation, which took place on Saturday, Jan. 28 and lasted only 25 minu...

Rauschuber scores in scavenger hunt

Rauschuber scores in scavenger hunt

Leslie Magana, Publicity Editor

February 9, 2017


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Students rushed through the new student handbook, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, to win a pizza party for their fourth period class during Pali’s handbook scavenger hunt. Teachers began the scavenger hunt by showing their students a PowerPoint discussing Pali’s accomplishments, including the rise in attendanc...

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