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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman appointed to the Supreme Court.

Guest: The symbol of Ketanji Brown Jackson

Iman Tahir, Guest Writer
May 31, 2022

Darkness. Screaming, but never getting a response. Your own words reverberating back as an echo. Listened, but not heard. That’s how I felt without any...

Tala Al-Joubori and her family gather with friends to celebrate Eid.

Behind the scenes: celebrating Ramadan

Batul Zanzi, Staff Writer
May 31, 2022

“Allahu Akbar”. Each night, the call to prayer begins as Muslims come together. The atmosphere is filled with the smell of food wafting from the kitchen,...

Players can be killed anywhere by being shot with a water gun.

Senior assassin recap

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
May 31, 2022

One hundred and seventy-four Granite Bay High School seniors began wearing floaties and goggles in public, chasing each other around with squirt guns,...

While both the infinity symbol and the puzzle piece represent autism, the autistic community prefers the former.

Autism and person first language

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
May 31, 2022

The hostages needed to be saved, all 12 million of them. The New York University Child Center Study plastered ransom notes through New York City with the...

According to a national study conducted by the GLSEN, 59 percent of LGBTQ+ students reported feeling unsafe at school because of their queer identity and 69 percent have been verbally harassed for their sexual identity.

GSA’s pride flag vandalized

Justin Ha, Editor-In-Chief
May 9, 2022

“I think that a kind of culture at Granite Bay has been here for years. It's just persisted for so long that it's awful.” senior Izzy Siebum said....

The RJUHSD findings report predicted that by the time New Pacific School was open to grades K-12, if all of the high school students attending would have otherwise attended an RJUHSD school, the district could lose up to $1.3 million. 

New Pacific School is the newest addition to RJUHSD

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
May 8, 2022

Students in elementary school, spanning from transitional kindergarten through fifth grade, will be able to attend a new Roseville Joint Union High School...

Junior Limal Shaji discusses his course selections for the 2022-2023 school year.

Changes to the 2022-2023 course catalog

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
April 10, 2022

Dual Enrollment Students at GBHS are allowed to sign up to take Dual Enrollment (DE) Statistics, for grades 10-12, and Dual Enrollment English 12, for...

Currently, Boys’ State hosts around 1000 delegates. Girls’ State typically has around 540 delegates in attendance each year. With the upcoming move to Sac State, the program may be able to expand because of increased dorm space.

California Girls’ State and Boys’ State: ‘substantially similar?’

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
April 10, 2022

Two of Granite Bay High School’s current juniors are going to California State University, Sacramento (Sac State) this summer—Kate Broers as a delegate...

Piekuconis teaching his classroom in January.

Long-term substitute escorted out of class

Justin Ha, Editor-in-chief
April 7, 2022

On March 3, substitute teacher, Aaron Piecukonis, was escorted out of his first period CP English 12 class and was temporarily replaced by physical education...

There will definitely be setbacks in life, especially when you’re going for something that you’re really passionate about. But the important thing is to just not give up and stay focused on your goals and dreams,” Pichon said.

Meet GBHS’s new assistant principal: John Pichon

Aiden Sherman, Editor
April 5, 2022

“Funny,” “outgoing,”  “humorous.” All of these words have been used to describe John Pichon, the new assistant principal of Granite Bay High...

Kermit Jones (left) and Kevin Kiley (right)

The road to Congress: Meet the front-runners in District 3’s midterm election

Justin Ha, Editor-In-Chief
February 24, 2022

The midterm election is nine months away and many of the key candidates are gearing up for the road to Congress. District 3, fresh off its redistricting,...

According to KFF, 66% of minors ages 12-17 in the United Sates have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

California bill would give teenagers the right to consent to vaccination without a parent

Justin Ha, Editor-In-Chief
February 17, 2022

With a wave of anti-vaccination sentiments and teenagers' recent eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine California state Sens. Scott Wiener (District 11)...

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