District Announces New Pre-K Principal

Superintendent Glenn “Max” McGee is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Pre-K Principal, Dawn Yoshinaga, to oversee the broad variety of successful early child development programs provided by PAUSD.  The appointment will be presented to the Board of Education at the May 26, 2015, Board meeting.  Ms. Yoshinaga replaces Mrs. Sharon Keplinger who is retiring at the end of the 2014-2015 school year after over 20 years of service.

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A Conversation with PAUSD Superintendent Dr. Glenn “Max” McGee TV Show

Wednesday, May 27,   6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

All Palo Alto families, staff, and community members are invited to watch A Conversation with PAUSD Superintendent Dr. Glenn “Max” McGee which will stream live on Wednesday, May 27, from 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.  This live show will feature Dr. McGee with members of the Minority Achievement and Talent Development (MATD) Advisory Committee and the Gunn High School Creative Bell Schedule Committee discussing their respective work during Spring 2015 and the positive future impacts for our school district. 

This show can be viewed in the following ways:
•    Webstream live over the internet from Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent page at http://pausd.org/community/Superintendent/
•    Starting in June, the show will be aired on Midpeninsula Community Media Center Channel 28.  The broadcast schedule will be shared when it is available.

Please contact Tabitha Kappeler-Hurley at thurley@pausd.org, if you have any questions regarding this broadcast.

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Students Create Easy Way to Curb Plastic Water Bottle Use on Campus

In an effort that represents the combined dedication of many student organizations and individuals, the Gunn High School community proudly unveiled their first water bottle filling station on Earth Day.  This water filling station is the first one to be used on a PAUSD secondary school site and is the first in a collection of filling stations on Gunn’s campus that are jointly sponsored by the school and a City of Palo Alto Utilities Department grant.

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Annual Engineering Night Highlights the Success and Positive Impacts of Alumni Engaged in Engineering Around the World

Annual Engineering Night Highlights the Success and Positive Impacts of AlumnivEngaged in Engineering Around the World

On May 26 Gunn High School will be hosting and presenting its Annual Engineering Night.  The free program will feature twelve alumni speakers from a wide variety of engineering fields sharing information on the opportunities available to individuals with engineering and entrepreneurial skills.

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Students Partner with Abilities United

Middle School Students Partner with Abilities United to Create Spring Party for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Jane Lathrop Stanford (JLS) Middle School Leadership students Yarden Gaffan and Grace Williams are dedicated to creating a free, fun, and welcoming experience for the children and adults attending their spring party.  The event will feature arts, crafts, games, and refreshments and is fully funded by the bake sale these students held earlier in the month.

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