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Along with potential benefits, athletic turf poses possible hazards

Ryan Li, News Editor

March 1, 2019

  In 2007, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) accepted an anonymous $2.6 million donation to install new synthetic turf fields at both Gunn and Palo Alto High Schools. The contractor hired to install the fields, O....

Spangenberg Theater construction reaches completion

Eric Epstein

December 12, 2018

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

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

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...

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