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Paly ~ Class of '61

Hope You Had a Great 4th!!!

(apologies for being late - was celebrating) 




A new Menu Item, "Paly Authors" has been added to the Paly Alumni site.  


Sarah mentioned awhile back that she was writing this book.  It will be released in September, 2019.  Happened to see this on Amazon.com


 In her journal Pomegranate Years, Sarah Kafatou relates her thoughts and activities during the three years from 2014 to 2017 Fotis Kafatos, her husband of over four decades entered the nearby long-term care facility until the time of his death.

Sarah, an American poet and painter, and Fotis, an internationally distinguished biologist, chose to settle in Crete, where he was born and grew up after he had become severely affected by Alzheimer's.

The implicit question the writer of the journal asks is: How shall I live well, even as my beloved husband is dying? Her answer includes thoughtfully managing Fotis’s care. It also entails abiding engagement with painting, hiking, playing the piano, enjoying visits with her adult children and their families, and partaking of the companionship of friends. All these endow her life and writing with resilience and gusto. Reading Pomegranate Years, you’ll engage with a writer who invites engagement.




"When we're connected to others, we become better people."

-- Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture


Karl and Kent

Mike and Hilda Crady 

Verity Cook and Ron Holmes

Harry Kellogg, Bob Langfelder, Isolde


Paly Tour led by Arne Lim , Paly grad and math teacher

Many more Reunion photos to come.  Having problems with website's software. 



Thursday - August 22  5 - 7 pm
Annual Welcom Back to Paly Dinner - more info forthcoming
       sponsored by the Paly Alumni Association        






Campaniles, Madronos, and more...

click on > http://palyjournalismarchive.pausd.org/


The Palo Alto High School Journalism Archive preserves over 120 years of student voices by digitizing award-winning Paly publications from 1895 to present day. Explore this unique collection, which offers student perspectives on important local, national and international events.  All Madronos, available Campaniles and other publications are included in these archives.



"The high school experience is the mother lode of group memories. It's the imprint and paradigm because that's where our roots are; it was the site of our coming of age and where adult life started, where we found our first role models and maybe our first love."  Dick Henning






Who lives where - click links below to find out.

1 lives in Alaska
9 live in Arizona
1 lives in Arkansas
158 live in California
7 live in Colorado
1 lives in Connecticut
1 lives in District Of Columbia
6 live in Florida
1 lives in Guam
4 live in Hawaii
3 live in Idaho
2 live in Illinois
2 live in Indiana
1 lives in Kansas
1 lives in Kentucky
2 live in Maryland
3 live in Massachusetts
1 lives in Michigan
3 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Montana
14 live in Nevada
1 lives in New Hampshire
1 lives in New Jersey
2 live in New Mexico
2 live in New York
4 live in North Carolina
1 lives in Ohio
15 live in Oregon
2 live in Pennsylvania
1 lives in Rhode Island
1 lives in South Carolina
1 lives in Tennessee
5 live in Texas
5 live in Utah
2 live in Virginia
12 live in Washington
1 lives in Australia
1 lives in Austria
1 lives in Dominica
1 lives in Italy
1 lives in Philippines
2 live in United Kingdom
20 location unknown
84 are deceased