Dear Gunn Community,

The 2023-2024 Online Back-To-School Packet is online.

Please continue to check Gunn PTSA website and Gunn High School Website/Calendar for news.

You may also read through Gunn101 for more information.

News & Info

PTA Parent Ed Upcoming Events

Gunn & Paly Parent Education 

Please save the date of Wed. Jan. 31th at 7 pm for a 75 minute  Zoom event that will be recorded. “A Healthier Approach to College Admissions” with Challenge Success.

Recordings of recent programs available:

The ABCs of Parenting Gen Z with Scott Fried  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAki6fhGh4E

 Offers specific ideas and techniques on communicating with your teenager through this difficult time of adolescent angst and secret lives, including:

  •  understanding the psychology and paradox of adolescence;
  • dissecting the difference between the teen brain and the adult brain;
  • useful tools and tips for creating healthy conversations;
  • reviewing of the gender and sexual diversity spectrum;
  • how to approach the important topic of consent;
  • and what to do when you have run out of options.

Dreaming of Good Sleep for Your Teens with Dr Jamie Zeitser and Dr Rafael Pelayo from Stanford  https://youtu.be/UyrlNjTb0F8?si=Ms6JDFa_e_1VO6Ks

  • the facts about sleep in teens
  • how  sleep changes in adolescence
  • how sleep is impacted by common behaviors
  • and most importantly, how it can be changed 

Talking to Our High Schoolers About Sex and Healthy Relationships https://youtu.be/WsJUYUia1_k:

PAUSD parents, Laura Prentiss, MSW and Liza Baskind, MFT highlight ways that parents can navigate conversations with their children about sex and healthy relationships. 

Join Gunn HS PTSA 

A hallmark of Gunn High School is the strength of its community and the vibrant connection between staff, students and parents. The high level of membership participation in Gunn PTSA demonstrates one important measure of this strength. Your membership supports the programs and projects of the Gunn PTSA, strengthens the PTSA voice of advocacy at the policy level, and makes you a part of a national effort to improve the education, health and welfare of our children, youth and families. PTSA membership costs $8 per member. If you haven’t done so, please join the PTSA to benefit the Gunn community and children across the nation.