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The Paly Voice suggests new names for Jordan Middle School

Soumya Jhaveri and Evan Baldonado

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Recently, current students of Jordan Middle School proposed new names for their school following a decision by the Palo Alto Unified School District School Board to rename both Jordan and Terman as a result of their founders’ ties to eugenics. In light of these events, The Paly Voice has compiled 20 of our favorite potential names for Jordan, along with our justifications for each. Not a fan of our ideas below? Think you can do better? Share your best new names for Jordan (and Terman) using our Google form. Responses may be featured in a future article.

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About the Writers
Soumya Jhaveri, Editor-in-Chief

Soumya was previously the Voice's News Editor. Her journalism work outside of Voice involves serving as the Editor-in-Chief of [proof] magazine; serving...

Evan Baldonado, Webmaster and Engagement Manager

On Voice, Evan is responsible for maintaining the publication's website and increasing site engagement. Outside of Voice, Evan runs AquariumKids, a community...

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