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Paly students find a fiery passion in glassblowing

Original post made on Sep 6, 2013

Heat, light and camaraderie fuel a well-ordered space on the northern edge of the Palo Alto High School campus, where more than 100 students a year pass through for a primer in the "fiery arts" of clay and glass.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 6, 2013, 9:33 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Laurie Hunter, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:03 am

Fascinating article. Wish my sons would have tried it when they were at Paly but maybe we can do one of the weekend workshops sometime. Thanks for the great reporting, Chris !


Posted by mikey, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Sep 6, 2013 at 2:22 pm

yeeee paly glass program


Posted by Polly Wanacracker, a resident of Professorville
on Sep 6, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Words of wisdom: Don't sneeze!


Posted by Danger danger, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:08 pm

Are these kids in danger of lead poisoning? many glass lowers who do this for a living have suffered from it.


Posted by ,,ln.bk., a resident of Evergreen Park
on Sep 6, 2013 at 8:58 pm

palo altans are violentl.


Posted by Kelli Hagen, a resident of Midtown
on Sep 8, 2013 at 3:44 pm

One of my favorite programs at Paly. Mr Ferrera is awesome- I bring my chem classes over as a day field trip when we're discussing types of solids. We get to watch process for the entire period- enough time to see a piece completed. Really amazing!


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