The Gunn World Language Dept will offer its placement tests for the 17-18  school year on Monday May 15th at 3:00 pm or Thursday May 18th at 3:00 pm in G-5, the World Language lab. Although we will accommodate walk-ins, we would prefer that students sign up in advance. Please email Krissy Ludemann to sign up at

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THIS YEAR ONLY ALL performances at Palo Alto High School PAC, 50 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94301. Opening Night Gala: 4/19/17, 6 pm. Evenings: 4/20-4/22/17, 7:30 pm. Matinees: 4/21-4/22/17, 2 pm.

You may nominate a Gunn teacher for this award by filling out the nomination form.

Any student, parent, or staff member may nominate a teacher for this award. Please comment fully in those areas where your immediate knowledge can assist the School Site Council in fully appreciating the candidate. The individual must: 

-  be a classroom teacher at Gunn

-  have completed at least five years of service at Gunn

-  be nominated by a Gunn student, parent or staff member

-  not be a previous winner

Teacher excellence is reflected in : 

-  professional knowledge of discipline and expertise in classroom teaching

-  commitment to and effectiveness with students

-  respected leadership among colleagues

-  contribution to school community

-  ability to work as a team member

-  someone "who responds to individual needs," is able to "take whomever s/he gets and make them shine"

Thanks for joining in appreciating Gunn’s wonderful teachers!

Please refer to the Special Education section of the 2017-2018 Gunn Course Catalog