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Spangenberg Theater construction reaches completion

Eric Epstein

December 12, 2018

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As the on-campus construction nears its con- clusion, the plans for moving students, staff and equipment into the new facilities are becoming more concrete. The project, which broke ground in early 2017, includes a rem...

Alarm systems to be update across campus

Natalie McCurdy, Tech Editor

December 11, 2018

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In the coming weeks, a new alarm system will be installed throughout campus. Gunn’s current system uses products from Simco Security, but will be upgrading to the Honeywell Silent Knight system. This process will include the i...

Naviance issues raise concerns for teachers, seniors

Ryan Manesh, Business Manager

November 9, 2018

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Many seniors this year are running into an unwanted roadblock in the process of receiving letters of recommendation to send to colleges. The program, called Naviance, has been introduced that allows students to search...

CAASP test attendance causes concerns among administration

Noa Rapoport, Lifestyle Editor

November 9, 2018

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The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System was established in 2014 as a replacement for the annual Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program. The primary purpose of the test accord...

Chicago, Palo Alto early voting sites aim to increase voter turnout for Midterm Elections

Caroline Ro and Ryan Li, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

November 2, 2018

Filed under News, Online, TBN-Oracle, Uncategorized

Written by Caroline Ro and Ryan Li Midterm elections are to be held on Nov. 6, but voters are already lining up at the polls. In an attempt to curb voter complacency, cities across America are taking measures to make voting more convenient for citizens. ...

League of Women Voter holds registration drive at Gunn

Elisa Moraes-Liu, Sports editor

October 9, 2018

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By Elisa Moraes-Liu On Sept. 25 the League of Women Voters (LWV) held a voter registration drive at Gunn to celebrate National Voting Day and prepare students for the upcoming school board and midterm elections. Students ove...

District currently seeking to hire in-house lawyer

Elisa Moraes-Liu, Sports Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under News

By Elisa Moraes-Liu The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) School Board voted in favor of moving forward with the hiring of a General Counsel during the Sept. 25 board meeting. The board previously approved the...

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