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The PaliHi turf and track demolition was completed last week. Photo: Matthew Stockman

PaliHi Track, Field Replacement Funding Coming from Various Sources

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer The Palisades High School track and field replacement began on June 29 with a schedule desi
Third graders, who explained about the three sisters garden, were (left to right) Hadley Becker, Ava Cohen, Remya Elashoff, Kelly Garcia, Holder Vander and Anastasia Shmukler.

Celebrating Planting and Harvesting at Marquez Elementary School

By Sue Pascoe Editor The gardening year at Marquez Elementary School came to a joyful end on May 23 as second-through fi
Viewpoint: The Real Graduation Speech

Viewpoint: The Real Graduation Speech

By Jeline Schy Special to the Palisades News (Editor’s note: Jeline was one of Palisades High School’s graduation sp
Palisades Charter High School track and field on June 1, 2017.

PaliHi Track and Field Removal Begins

by Sue Pascoe Editor The removal of the Palisades High School running track and synthetic turf field began on Thursday,

Friends of Palisades Library Creative Writing Contest Underway

The annual Friends of the Palisades Library writing contest will accept entries through Sept. 5. Students entering grade
Runners line up at one of the few track meets held at Palisades High this season. The track and the playing field ust be replaced this summer because surfaces are hard as rock, with divots everywhere. According to Penn State’s Center for Sports Surface Research, GMAX testing measures how many G’s of force a field can absorb upon impact, and how many are returned to the athlete. A high GMAX test value means the field is absorbing less impact, and returning more force to the player, resulting in a potentially dangerous situation that could cause injuries and concussions. Photo: Lesly Hall Photography

PaliHi Track and Field Renovations Put on Hold

By Laurel Busby Staff Writer PaliHi Director of Development Michael Rawson updated the school’s board on May 16 about

PaliHi Ranks 6th in City Section Top Academic Athletic Teams

Every year the City Section averages the overall grade point average for its sports teams. For the Palisades High School
Speaker Qiairra Broomfield, who will attend Mt. San Antonio College,

Palisades High School Seniors Start Next Chapter

By Sue Pascoe Editor Photos by Lesly Hall Photography The weather was nearly perfect for Palisades High School graduatio
The Palisades High golf team qualified for the Regional tournament and included (left to right) Max Hagar, Will Holbrow, Ethan Rautbort, Jason Simon, Ray Yang and Grant Ebner. Coach James Paleno is in back.

Jim Paleno’s PaliHi Golf Teams Are Winners

By Sue Pascoe Editor Coach Jim Paleno started coaching basketball at Palisades High School in 1983 as an assistant under