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Muddy, hazardous Gunn fields to get face-lift

Original post made on Feb 27, 2008

A $6.7 million plan to install synthetic turf on the stadium fields of Gunn and Palo Alto High Schools and revamp Gunn's lower fields was approved Tuesday night by the Palo Alto school board.

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Comments (9)

Posted by curious, a resident of Gunn High School
on Feb 27, 2008 at 2:40 pm

What ever happened to the Gunn pool? It seems like that needs to be addressed too?


Posted by Alum, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 27, 2008 at 2:54 pm

The Gunn pool renovation is part of the bond measure.


Posted by Why?Why?Why?, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 27, 2008 at 9:33 pm

> The Gunn pool renovation is part of the bond measure.

And why does Gunn need a pool? What's wrong with using the 6M pool at Palo Alto High School?


Posted by perspective, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 28, 2008 at 1:39 pm

Because the Paly Pool is new...donated...before we had a Superintendent who understood the value of equally distributed improvements.


Posted by anonymous parent, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Feb 29, 2008 at 9:17 am

Athletics are not the only thing that matters in the world. Try comparing the Paly theatre to Spangenberg and see who's ahead. We desperately need a new Paly theatre.


Posted by perspective, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 29, 2008 at 9:23 am

Then you better get to work to get the Bond passed.


Posted by User, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 29, 2008 at 12:06 pm

Why?Why?Why?,
Also, if you look at the use schedule during the fall and spring (water polo and swimming seasons), it is clear that 8 teams (boys and girls varsity and JV/frosh-soph) cannot share a single pool.


Posted by User, a resident of Barron Park
on May 15, 2008 at 2:04 pm

did the bond measure pass for the gunn pool? does anyone know the current status of the pool? is there any organization around getting it done?


Posted by palo alto mom, a resident of Crescent Park
on May 15, 2008 at 4:23 pm

The bond hasn't passed yet, we are voting in June.


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