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TEDx speakers inspire students to think outside the box

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June 7, 2012

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...

Gunn renews food contract with Sodexo

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June 4, 2012

Written by Zoe Weisner The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Board of Education has decided to renew the contract with Sodexo, a company that has provided school meals for students in the past six years. This decision...

Band Students perform in L.A.

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June 4, 2012

Written by: Rebecca Alger Over the Memorial Day weekend, 110 students traveled to Los Angeles to WorldStrides Heritage Festivals, a national competition for bands and orchestras. Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band combined to form...

PAUSD removes decile class rank

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June 4, 2012

Written by: Solomon Kim Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) announced it will remove the decile class rank system next year to give students better opportunities when applying to colleges. The class of 2013 will be the...

Campus construction continues

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June 4, 2012

Written by: Wayland Fong Construction workers are currently working on three construction projects: world language buildings, a gymnasium and new math and English buildings. The world language buildings will be located in the...

Board changes graduation units

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June 4, 2012

Written by Rani Shiao During the school board meeting on Tuesday, May 3, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board members elected to modify Gunn and Palo Alto High School’s graduation requirements from the original...

Gunn plans for supplements to counseling

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May 30, 2012

Written by: Catalina Zhao and Cooper Aspergen Photo by Kyle Zhu Administration officials will propose plans to examine supplements to the counseling program at the school board meeting on June 12. This review, which will be presented as a “plan for a plan,” will direct changes that may come ...

Fighting for a passion

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April 16, 2012

By: Natasha Allen, guest columnist Passion arises in the strangest of circumstances. It could come as a varsity sport or an indulgent piece of cake. My junior year, I found a passion in social and political activism. When it...

Bay area student monologue project inspires creativity

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April 16, 2012

By: Lydia Zhang A performance of original student monologues, named “Faceoff: Tyranny vs. Resistance,” was recently held in the Little Theatre. “Faceoff” is part of the “Voices United: Bay Area” initiative, which...

High school students bring Texan spirit

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April 16, 2012

By: Misheel Enkhbat On March 29, members of Dallas’ Highland Park High School Associated Student Body (ASB) leadership class and their advisor arrived to shadow the Student Executive Council (SEC) for a day. The trip was i...

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