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Years in the making, Gunn High unveils new marquee

Original post made on Jan 12, 2023

When Gunn High School debuted a new marquee at the front of the Palo Alto campus this week, it marked the successful resolution of a yearslong process to get a functioning sign at the school.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 12, 2023, 8:50 AM

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 12, 2023 at 4:39 pm

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I looked up the word marquee in the dictionary to find out the definition. I was familiar with it being used as a canopy outside a theater with advertising for the show and to shelter those arriving and waiting for the theater to open from the rain or the sun.

I was unfamiliar with the usage for an electronic sign outside a school. Web Link

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 13, 2023 at 11:41 am

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- from a Gunn grad from some years ago…

Posted by BP Parent
a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 15, 2023 at 12:34 am

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The new electronic sign is way too low to the ground. Passing cars block half of it. Also, there is a metal sign next to it that also obstructs your view. No thought or planning was involved in its design and placement.

Also, the text is very small and hard to read.

Very disappointing after 2 years of waiting to replace the old one.

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