Please see Dr. Austin’s Superintendent’s Update from November 16: Santa Clara County Moves to Purple Tier
Gunn’s “Return to School” Plans for January
Families will be required to commit to a distance or hybrid instructional learning model by November 18 at 5:00 pm. See Principal Stratton’s slides explaining the two Learning Models
Gunn PTSA has put together a Gunn Reopening FAQ to help families make their decision. This is a living, working document that is updated as new questions come in.
10th Grade Parent Network Virtual Coffee
Thur, Nov 19, 9:00-10:00 AM on Zoom Come join our virtual Coffee Time. Bring your favorite morning drink, meet fellow parents and share thoughts!! In the spirit of “we are in this together,” it is a supportive conversation space for 10th Grade parents. What’s been working well for your students during this time? What’s been challenging? The zoom link will be sent shortly before the event.
Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Drive Thru and Parade for Elementary Families
Saturday, October 31st Gunn Parking Lot — Gunn’s YCS-Interact (Youth Community Service Club), Gunn SEC (Student Executive Council) and Gunn PTSA co-hosted a Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat and Parade for elementary school children in our community.
“Backstage with the Superintendent” recording can be found HERE.
Updated Bell Schedule: The Gunn Bell Schedule was changed to allow for morning announcement time. School now ends at 3:05pm instead of 3pm Tuesday–Friday. View the Bell Schedule here.
Online Events with the Principal
Freshman Parents from 8/6 – click here for the replay
Sophomore Parents from 8/10 – click here for the replay
Junior Parents from 8/11 – click here for the replay
Senior Parents from 8/12 – click here for the replay
Town Hall with SEC from 8/14 – click here for the replay
Family Wellness Resources
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY:
If you have a serious and immediate concern regarding a student, yourself, or a friend, please call 9-1-1 or PAPD at 650-329-2413 and request a C.I.T. (Crisis Intervention Team) officer to assist you.
Emergency support is also available through the following providers:
- Santa Clara County Uplift Families First 24-hour Crisis Line: (408) 379-9085
- Crisis Text Line: text word “START” to 741-741 to text the suicide hotline
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
In addition, PAUSD has contracted with Caresolace to make it easier for you to find a local provider who is available to help. They contract with your insurance or on a sliding scale.
Last but not least, we encourage you to connect with friends and neighbors, have meaningful conversations, and support each other!
Many thanks to those who attended our last PTSA General Assembly Zoom conference on April 16. Our PTSA Executive Board for 2020-21 has been approved as follows:
- President — Kimberly Eng Lee
- Executive Vice President — Lili Nova-Roessig
- VP Community Activities — Jackie Liang
- Co-VP Community Activities — David and Grace Downer
- VP Ways & Means — Audrey Gold
- VP Communications — Jen Schultz
- Co-VP Communications — Eva Dobrov
- Secretary — Karen Shuler
- Treasurer — Pilar Hsue
- Auditor — Karrie Chen
- Historian — Claire Kirner