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CAASP test attendance causes concerns among administration

Noa Rapoport, Lifestyle Editor

November 9, 2018

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System was established in 2014 as a replacement for the annual Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program. The primary purpose of the test accord...

Chicago, Palo Alto early voting sites aim to increase voter turnout for Midterm Elections

Caroline Ro and Ryan Li, Editor-in-Chief and News Editor

November 2, 2018

Written by Caroline Ro and Ryan Li Midterm elections are to be held on Nov. 6, but voters are already lining up at the polls. In an attempt to curb voter complacency, cities across America are taking measures to make voting more convenient for citizens. ...

League of Women Voter holds registration drive at Gunn

Elisa Moraes-Liu, Sports editor

October 9, 2018

By Elisa Moraes-Liu On Sept. 25 the League of Women Voters (LWV) held a voter registration drive at Gunn to celebrate National Voting Day and prepare students for the upcoming school board and midterm elections. Students ove...

District currently seeking to hire in-house lawyer

Elisa Moraes-Liu, Sports Editor

October 9, 2018

By Elisa Moraes-Liu The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) School Board voted in favor of moving forward with the hiring of a General Counsel during the Sept. 25 board meeting. The board previously approved the...

Board meeting sparks debate over computer science integration

Tejpal Virdi, News Editor

May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 22, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board met to discuss the addition of computer science (CS) education into schools as proposed by the Computer Science Pk-12 Curriculum Design Advisory Committee (CS C...

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