Gunn International Pot Luck Planning Meeting

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the Staff Lounge at 1:30pm

The annual Gunn PTSA International Pot Luck is Thursday, April 19 at lunchtime. Any parent interested in helping to organize the pot luck can come to the next planning meeting on Tuesday, March 20 in the Gunn Staff Lounge starting at 1:30pm. The International Pot Luck is held during Gunn’s International Week festivities from April 16-20 with the World Languages Department. If you are interested and can not attend the meeting, please contact:

PTA & School Safety

Dear Gunn Community,
The resources below may be helpful to your family during this difficult time when we are worried about gun violence and the safety of children in schools. Please communicate with the school if you are concerned about your child; they will help you find support. PTAs across the country are advocating for safe schools.

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Parent Ed: Sources of Strength

Sources of Strength will host a joint Gunn/Paly Parent Information Night in the Paly Media Arts Center on Tuesday November 28, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Come hear students talk about the program and the ways it affects the school communities, as well as strategies you can use at home.  Parents and community members are welcome. Register here:

2017 Gunn Turkey Feast – November 16

The annual Gunn High School Turkey Feast is upon us, and we need your help to make this event a success. Every year we feed over 1600 students, faculty and staff a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. We still need turkeys, pies and vegetarian options. Additional hands are needed for food prep and clean up. Sign up here. Ask your student about this event and they will tell you it’s one of their favorites! No time to cook? Please consider making a monetary donation to help cover the costs of mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy. Make checks payable to “Gunn High School” and write “2017 Turkey Feast” in the memo. Drop-off at the Main Office or mail them to Donna Pioppi, 3920 El Cerrito Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306 or donate online to PTSA’s Paypal address:  put “2017 Turkey Feast” in the memo field.

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What is “Homecoming”?

What Gunn Events are Planned and Why Should You Care?

Homecoming is a long-standing tradition at many American high schools and colleges. It is a celebration of the school community and is a chance for current students to join with returning alumni and the rest of the school community to develop “school spirit” and camaraderie.

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