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City plan creates new bike and pedestrian paths in 2012

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December 14, 2011

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By Eileen Qian: To ensure safety for pedestrians and bicyclists, the City of Palo Alto’s transportation division has created a Bicycle + Pedestrian Transportation Plan (BPTP). This plan aims to improve the quality and struct...

Locks distributed on campus to prevent bike theft

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December 14, 2011

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By Lydia Zhang: According to Dean of Students James Lubbe, the number of bikes reported stolen to the administration sharply increased at the beginning of the year. Fortunately, this number has since declined, but the adminis...

Special education creates test center

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December 12, 2011

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By Zoe Weisner: A testing center in RC-5 has been introduced for all special education students. The testing center will provide students in special education additional time and fewer distractions when taking tests, as oppo...

Stat class collaborates with SEC

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December 12, 2011

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By Anna Qin: Student Executive Council (SEC) Activities Director Lisa Hall and Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics teacher Daisy Renazco have teamed up with the statistics class to make the upcoming series of focus group survey...

Campus appearance improves

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December 12, 2011

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By Emily Yao: Gunn Beautification Day, sponsored by the Gunn Parent Teacher Student Organization, was a day to clean up and complete maintenance projects. On Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon, students, parents and staff came toget...

New sound systems used in math classes

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December 1, 2011

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By Boot Bullwinkle: With the improvements in entertainment quality, surround sound systems have become a luxury enjoyed by many people in their homes. Now this enhanced sound quality is being brought to classrooms around school. ...

Seniors win writing award

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November 30, 2011

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By Jean Wang: Three seniors have been honored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) with the 2011 NCTE Achievement Awards in Writing, recognizing them as some of the best student writers in the nation. Senior...

Library introduces Schmoop

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November 30, 2011

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By Song Park: The library has introduced a new test preparation program known as Schmoop, which provides students with free PSAT, SAT and ACT tests and offers practice problems, flashcards and timed tests. One of the import...

Green Zone comes to Gunn

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November 30, 2011

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by Wonhee Park: This year, the library has set up a new resource for students known as the Green Zone, which is an area in the corner of the library with a green screen available to students. The Green Zone is a resource that l...

Photo Gallery: Henna Day

November 27, 2011

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