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Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Original post made on Nov 8, 2013

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's election and school safety in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings has won Gunn High School's student newspaper finalist status in a national journalism contest.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 9:41 AM

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Posted by Elizabeth, a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am

Congratulations to all at the Oracle - this is a tremendous honor. But more importantly, it is tremendously important that the paper and the students working on it are reporting issues of great relevancy to Gunn students and parents. The article and photos about the 65 at-risk PAUSD families that own homes at Buena Vista is notable, touching upon so many issues of opportunity through education, economic and ethnic diversity, affordable housing, gentrification, etc.

Well done.


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