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As students start to readjust to school life after two months of summer vacation, the Student Executive Council (SEC) has already been working for weeks to set up events and goals for the upcoming school year.
This summer, junior Arjun Parikh founded Laces Soccer Camp (LSC), a camp that offers instruction to children ages seven to 14, at Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School and Cubberly North Community Center. Co-founders and coaches included juniors from Gunn, Monta Vista, Palo Alto High School as well as Woodside Priory School. LSC is designed to teach soccer fundamentals to its students, while also donating proceeds to charity and offering scholarships to underprivileged applicants.
Written by: Rebecca Alger, Ysé Massot, Eric Noh, Rani Shiao, Alvin Wang, Emily Yao Photos by: Audey Shen, Jonathan Yong, Kyle Zhu Badminton Even though the badminton boys’ varsity team ended their season in fifth place in the league, the team still has a very positive attitude. “We did not do as well as we [...]
Written by: Rebecca Alger and Misheel Enkhbat Fourteen inspirational speakers from the Bay Area and Gunn joined together for the second annual Gunn TEDx event on May 24. TEDx is a program of independently organized events that allow ideas to be spread on a more community-based level. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences are held annually [...]
Written by Klaire Tan For most students, the name “Space Cookies” sparks little recognition. However, for a handful of girls, Space Cookies is a familiarity that brings to mind late nights of hard work. Space Cookies is a For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) robotics team established by the National Aeronautics and [...]
Las Vegas Viva Las Vegas! Located right outside of California, Las Vegas, to the contrary of common belief, is a place for people of all ages. A ride on a gondola in the Venetian, a visit to the M&M factory and an exploration through the Mandalay Aquarium are amongst the wide range of things to [...]
Written by: Catalina Zhao, Erica Lee and Jean Wang Courtesy photos by: Christine Yang, Rebecca Vincent and Jean Wang Christine Yang: Among the general population, badminton is seen as a recreational sport. However, for the athletes who seriously train for the sport, there is much more that goes into mastering the sport, both mentally and [...]
Once, a long time ago there lived a lonely queen. She had been forced into marriage with the king, and though he was as good and kind as a man can be, she could not love him. She could not love any man. For this queen had a terrible secret-she longed for women. Every day she lived in fear of her secret being discovered. She could tell no one-not her confessor, her mother, or her ladies in waiting. For then she would be an object of evil, to be disposed of. Every time she looked at a woman, her she had to be careful to not let her gaze linger. When the king visited she placed her mind in a beautiful place beyond his reach. Her nightmares always had accusations, burning stakes-few mortals can live happily with secrets buried in their hearts.
Written by World Language Department Instructional Supervisor Anne Jensen in response to factually incorrect information that was part of an article arguing the ethicality of native speakers taking language tests: The World Language Department at Gunn offers AP exams in the 5 languages we currently teach : Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. Students in our [...]
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