The Oracle

Construction completed, new buildings open for use

Josh Mei, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Returning from spring break, students were greeted by the completed construction. After almost two years of dusty air, noisy equipment and cramped hallways, the senior quad reopened and brought with it a return to the open camp...

PAUSD Promise envisions, outlines new district goals

Kepa Neesen, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Like any school system, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) has gone through numerous changes in its 125-year-history. The School Board and Superintendent Don Austin’s current priorities are concisely summarized in The...

Affluence of PAUSD parents influences college admission decisions

Ryan Li, News Editor

March 29, 2019

On March 12, federal prosecutors indicted over 50 individuals, including two Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) parents and a Gunn alumnus, for involvement in cheating on standardized testing and admissions processes...

Community rallies around local resident’s testimony against Kavanaugh

Ryan Li, News Editor

March 1, 2019

Members of the community gathered three times in the last two weeks to show their support for Palo Alto resident Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who came forward and accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Palo...

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