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Gunn nationally ranked as STEM school

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December 10, 2012

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Written by: Cooper Aspegren Gunn was recently ranked the fourth best Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) public high school in the country by “U.S. News and World Report.” The schools first had to be listed...

Buena Vista trailer homes face possible demolition

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December 10, 2012

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Written by: Zoe Weisner and Catalina Zhao 125 students and their families, totaling 375 people, would be forced to relocate should Prometheus decide to purchase the land the trailer park occupies. “It’s disheartening,...

Gunn’s API score rises

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Cooper Aspegren The California Department of Education (CDE) announced on Oct. 17 that Gunn’s Academic Performance Index (API) increased to 920 in 2012, a ten-point growth from its base score of 910 in 2011. Th...

Eshoo seeks re-election to Congress

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Zoe Weisner Local Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is running for re-election to serve as representative of California’s new 18th Congressional District. Eshoo won the primary elections as the Democratic candidate and is...

Four district school board candidates offer diverse qualifications

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Rebecca Alger, Misheel Enkhbat, Eileen Qian and Regina Tran Melissa Baten Caswell: Melissa Baten Caswell, an incumbent school board member and former president, is running for re-election. After graduating from...

State institutes changes to congressional district boundaries

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Wayland Fong After the California congressional boundaries were amended, California Citizens Redistricting Commision (CCRC) made subtle changes to adjust to the new boundaries. The new boundaries were made to ref...

Candidates work towards City Council positions

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November 5, 2012

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Written by: Emily Yao Six candidates are running for four open positions on the nine-member City Council in the 2012 Palo Alto General Municipal Election. Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and fellow council members Sid Espinosa, Pa...

Media Center relaunches sports broadcasting

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Regina Tran Early September of this year, the Media Center (MC) on San Antonio Road relaunched their sports program, MC Sports, with the Gunn vs. Carlmont football game. A little over four years ago, MC Sports w...

School board candidates participate in election forum

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Cooper Aspegren The Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA) of Gunn High School, Terman Middle School, Barron Park Elementary School and Juana Briones Elementary School held a Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD)...

Programs offer international opportunities

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Noa Livneh The Student Exchange programs offer international students the opportunity to enjoy Gunn’s campus and education system. At the same time, Gunn students have the opportunity to live with a host family...

Guidance committee reviews services

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October 24, 2012

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Written by Katherine Zu The Guidance Advisory Committee (GAC) will convene this September to mid-February, with the purpose of advising the community on how to strengthen guidance and counseling services. The recommendations...

District plans development of drop-off area

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October 24, 2012

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Written by: Catalina Zhao Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) officials and Gunn administrators plan to construct a drop-off along the Miranda access road on the west side of campus. The road, once renovated, will se...

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