Paly Link

A PTSA publication


Sunday, Jul 24, 2016
tower building drawing

The Paly Link is distributed on Sundays, except during school breaks and holidays.  Changes will be highlighted as New/Updated/Corrected.  To submit an article, see Submissions Guidelines.
MondayAug 1
BTS Packet Pick-Up (PTSANew

Aug 2

Back To School Packet Mail-out


Aug 11

Freshman Student Orientation Dinner (PTSA)


Aug 12

Staff Back to School Luncheon (PTSA)

MondayAug 15
First Day of School
ThursdayAug 18
Welcome Back Dinner, 5-8pm
ThursdaySept 1
Back to School Night, 6:30 pm
BTS Packet Pick-Up  New
Mon., 8/1, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tower Building
If you are in town on Monday, August 1st, feel free to stop by the Paly Tower Building from 9 am to 3 pm and pick up your Back-To-School Packet. Any packets left at the end of the day will be mailed home. All packet forms and donations should be returned on picture day or in the office once school begins. *Photo forms should be kept separate to hand to the photographers.*

Freshman Student Orientation Pizza Dinner Thurs, Aug 11, Quad  Volunteers Needed; Especially for serving the dinner
The PTSA is helping to sponsor the freshman orientation, and helping with the dinner is a great way to get a glimpse of the classmates and their energy.  

Paly's freshman orientation is a GREAT way for these students to be welcomed, oriented and ready to begin high school. Link to sign ups:
Questions? Please contact Kimberly Schwan at or Oindrila Ray at

Staff Back to School Luncheon  Volunteers Needed

Fri, Aug 12, Paly MAC

This is a FUN way to welcome the Paly staff back to school. The staff really appreciate having a delicious and festive lunch while they make their final plans for  our kids! Many shifts available. See the sign ups: We still have a need for no nut baked goods.  
Questions? Please contact Victoria Liu at or Cindy Roberts at

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Paly Gear
Show your school spirit! New styles and old favorites! Available online at or in person at Paly home football games & the Back-to-School dinner on August 18th. Also by appointment . All proceeds benefit Paly Athletics. 

Paly Sports Boosters Passes
Help support a vibrant Paly athletic community by purchasing a Sports Boosters pass! Passes are good for admission for Paly regular season home games for all sports during the 20016-2017 school year. New this year: free VIKING SQUAD t-shirt with every Student Booster Pass (while supplies last). Order online: or by mail.

About the Paly LinkaboutPalyLink
The Paly Link is a Paly PTSA publication, emailed on Sundays, except during school breaks and holidays. Changes will be highlighted as New/Updated/Corrected.

Deadline for submissions: noon on Saturday, the day before publication. Flyers must be submitted by noon on Thursday. Ideally items run for 2 weeks, and no more than 3 weeks. Please do not submit items earlier than 3 weeks before the event.

To submit an item, send to palylink@paloaltopta.orgSee submission instructions here. Include a header or title line, then a line listing the date, time and location of the event. Follow with a brief (2-4 sentence) description of the activity, with the most important information first. List email, contact information and web links last.  Items are published at the discretion of the editors. 

--Shuchi Grover, Pavan Bakshi, and Anh Quan Paly Link Editors

--Bala Aiyar, Paly Link List Manager and Gordon Craig, Paly Link Webmaster 

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