Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

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Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

Official Student Newspaper of Henry M. Gunn High School

The Oracle

The cost of construction: Why it takes $1.4 million to build a classroom

The cost of construction: Why it takes $1.4 million to build a classroom

Vanisha Vig, Reporter May 19, 2024

Starting with a simple sketch on paper, the demolition and reconstruction sites of the administrative, food services and K- buildings, which first began in the fall of 2022, is now a prominent part of Gunn campus. There are, however, many aspects of construction that are often overlooked behind the sights...

Thirty portable toilets arrive at Gunns campus following the water-line break.

Breaking News: Gunn community navigates water-line break, water-supply shutdown

Amann Mahajan and Kaylee Cheng April 18, 2024

At 11:24 a.m. today, Assistant Principal of Facilities Dr. Mycal Hixon sent a message to all Gunn staff that the school’s water had been shut off after the A- and B-building construction team hit a water line during  excavation. School remained open during the outage, and the water was turned back...

School-board meeting sees discussion of wellness, PAUSD Promise, Local Control and Accountability Plan

School-board meeting sees discussion of wellness, PAUSD Promise, Local Control and Accountability Plan

Claire Jittipun, Reporter March 12, 2024

Feb. 27’s school-board meeting addressed the student death at Gunn and provided information concerning student wellness measures on campus. Updates were also given on initiatives such as the PAUSD Promise and the Local Control and Accountability Plan.  Board President Jesse Ladomirak opened the...

Source: PAUSD Board of Education

Fire alarm system to be replaced following multiple false alarms

Nicholas Weng, business manager December 12, 2023

On Oct. 24, the PAUSD Board of Education approved a $1.59 million contract to Aram Electric for installing a new Gunn fire alarm system. The decision comes after several false alarms in the past year, caused by the current sensors’ susceptibility to hot weather. According to Assistant Principal...

New gender neutral locker room opens on campus

New gender neutral locker room opens on campus

Safina Syed, Features Editor September 25, 2022

The new Bow Gym gender neutral locker room became available to students on Sept. 6 after students from the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club started petitioning for its installation in 2019. The construction began in June 2022 and finished at the start of September. The completed locker room includes...

BREAKING NEWS: School released early due to main water line break

BREAKING NEWS: School released early due to main water line break

The Oracle Staff September 23, 2021

Around 12:10 p.m. today, the administration made an announcement over the Public Address system informing students and staff that school would have an early release at 12:20 p.m. due to a break in the main water line.  The pipe break was a result of the parking lot construction project. While...

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