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Parent Teacher Student Association

Welcome to the Paly PTSA Website

We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that strives to represent everyone at Palo Alto High School including parents, teachers, staff, and students. Our board members, committee chairs, and other volunteers work hard to make our school community an ideal learning environment for our students. If you are new to our school please contact us and get involved!

GRAD WEEK 2023

Senior Picnic at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
(5/31/2023,  10:00am–5:30pm)

Seniors will board chartered buses, following their graduation rehearsal, at approximately 10:00 am. for a day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Buses return to the same parking lot by 5:30 pm. The reservation price includes transportation, catered lunch, and UNLIMITED rides all day. Wear shorts or swimsuits, footwear, a sweatshirt & SUNSCREEN! Shirts required. Bring spending money if desired. Graduates MUST travel TO & FROM the Senior Class Picnic by chartered buses; no private transportation.

Grad Night Party (6/1/2023, 8:00 pm–2:30 am)

Graduates are to assemble by the chartered buses at 8:00 pm and buses will leave promptly at 8:30pm for an undisclosed location. Buses return to PALY at 2:30am. The party promises to be a fun-filled night. The attendance price includes transportation, dinner & food throughout the evening, dancing, games, and entertainment. Grads, please wear casual clothing for an unforgettable celebration of your accomplishment! Graduates MUST travel TO & FROM the Senior Class Picnic by chartered buses; no private transportation.

2023 Grad Week registration : Grad Week 2023

GRAD WEEK 2024

PTSA is looking for a handful of Junior (Class of 2024) parents to chair our Grad Week ’24. If interested, please email president@palyptsa.org.

More information about the program is available here.

The mission of the PTSA is three-fold

  • To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before government agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools.

There is Help

Crisis Resources: pausd.org/school-life/health-wellness/resources

Paly PAUSD: palysupport @ pausd dot org for referrals to Paly’s mental health and wellness team.

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