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District cancels YCS-Interact’s Tijuana service trip 20 days before departure

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March 30, 2018

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 Written by Kaya van der Horst  On the morning of March 14, a group of students woke up to find an email in their inbox stating that the highly anticipated spring break service trip to Tijuana, Mexico had been cancelled. ...

Triathlete Thomas Burton sustains vegan lifestyle

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December 8, 2017

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Written by Kaya van der Horst  In the past two years, senior Thomas Burton has consistently placed top 10 in multiple triathlons—a race involving the sequential completion of swimming, cycling and running. The most impressi...

Students share adventures moving from distant destinations: Freshmen Matias Zirulnik

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December 8, 2017

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Written by Kaya van der Horst  To freshman Matias Zirulnik, at first glance, Gunn’s campus seemed more like a scene out of Baywatch than it did a school: life guards patrolled the quad while a mermaid was spotted walking do...

OCR Climate Culture Survey results released to public

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September 15, 2017

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Written by Kaya van der Horst      Three months after it was concluded, the Climate Culture Survey was released on Aug. 1 with unsettling results—of the 10 percent of Palo Alto Unified high school students who have been ...

Senior Archer Olson commits to UC Berkeley

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December 2, 2016

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Written by Kaya van der Horst After eight years of hard work and training, senior Archer Olson will continue her basketball career on the California Golden Bears women’s basketball team at University of California, Berkeley next...

Tips for organizing a ski trip

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December 2, 2016

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Written by Kaya van der Horst 1. Choose a date Plan your trip during a time with lots of snowfall in order to ensure the best winter wonderland experience. Aside from the upcoming winter break, escape to your snowy getaw...

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