- Answers to the Top 10 Questions on Vaping from the Gunn Wellness Center
- Parent Ed Event coming up on Wednesday Sept 25 at 7pm in the JLS Cafetorium : Anti-Vaping New Research & Health Trends by Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Stanford Professor and National Expert
- Excellent handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and information on the risks, shapes, and types of e-cigarettes at www.CDC.gov/e-cigarettes.
- Tobacco Prevention Toolkit is a free, online set of materials and curriculums aimed at reducing youth use of all tobacco including e-cigs / vapes / Juuls.
- Presentation (to watch or read) given by Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher on January 22, 2019 about Vaping in High Schools: Data, Parent Concerns and Paly Response, PTAC’s Proposed Actions.
Wednesday, September 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gunn Amphitheater
RSVP for Gunn’s 2nd annual Back-to-School Picnic and Social! The Food Trucks will be: Crepes & Waffles, MoBowl, the Oaxacan Kitchen, and Mister Softee. The Gunn Wind Ensemble be playing. Join the fun! Gunn students, families, staff, and alumni are all invited. Bring a picnic or a few bucks to buy dinner or dessert. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/GunnBTSPicnic19. See you there!
Bike Registration with Bike Index
Bike Index is a national program used by the Palo Alto Police Department to help recover stolen and lost bikes. Register your bike now.
BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 6:00-9:00 PM THIS THURSDAY
Meet at 6:00 PM in the outdoor amphitheater. Have your child fill in his/her schedule (available on Infinite Campus) ahead of time, and bring the completed schedule and a flashlight. This is a great opportunity to meet all your child’s teachers! (Reminder: This is not the time for individual conferences about your child. Instead, please email your child’s counselor or teacher — see the staff directory at gunn.pausd.org — to arrange an appointment for discussing specific concerns.)
Back to School Night Schedule:
Principal’s Introduction in the Amphitheater: 6:00-6:15 pm
Zero, H Period, or SELF: 6:25-6:35 pm
Period A: 6:45-6:55 pm
Period B: 7:05-7:15 pm
Period C: 7:25-7:35 pm
Period D: 7:45-7:55 pm
Period E: 8:05-8:15 pm
Period F: 8:25-8:35 pm
Period G: 8:45-8:55 pm
SCHOOL ENDS AT 1:00 PM THIS FRIDAY!
Schedule of events and classes this Friday:
Period C: “Run, Hide, Defend” Lockdown and Lesson (8:25-9:25)
Period D: Evacuation Drill (9:35-10:25)
Period E: Student Handbook (10:40 – 11:25)
Period F: Digital Citizenship lesson (11:35 – 12:20)
Period G: Data Collection (12:30 – 1:00)
Gunn Sports Info Night
Tuesday 8/20 at 6:30 p.m., Titan Gym
Parents and athletes welcome. Learn about the Gunn Sports program including clearances necessary to play sports and Sports Boosters. Q&A will follow. This meeting will be repeated in the Spring for the spring sports.
Friday 8/23, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Staff Lounge
Principal’s Coffee Gunn parents are invited for the first Principal’s Coffee of the year this Friday August 23 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. in the Staff Lounge. Come connect with parents and ask questions. Gunn Principal Kathie Laurence will talk and give a Q&A starting at 8:45 a.m. Remember to check in at the front office. No parking passes needed this time. Coffee will be served.
Thank you to everyone who completed their Gunn Back-to-School packet. Gunn is the first school in PAUSD to go online and we hope it was a smooth process for you. There is still time to complete your packet if you haven’t had a chance. Visit the Gunn Online Back-to-School Packet to fill out forms, view important school information, learn about the many programs and boosters and provide financial support to ensure their successful continuation. You may pay for items and donations by credit card or PayPal. Please complete the entire packet so you don’t miss anything. Note: If you prefer to pay by check or cash, please download the PDF of the Back-to-School Packet on the Gunn Website. In addition, printed packets are available in the Gunn Front Office for those who prefer paper. Please return the completed printed forms to the office. Thank you for supporting Gunn High School!