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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

Khoa Nguyens beautiful jade laughing Buddha necklace.

Religiously and culturally trendy

Mahalina Vaka, Staff Writer
May 2, 2022

People love expressing themselves with their style, especially when they accent their outfits with jewelry. However, some people are taking their style...

Over a century ago, the Chinese were expelled from Rocklin in flames and now, over the past couple of years, their history is being reclaimed.

Including the excluded: illuminating Rocklin’s dark Chinese history

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
April 1, 2022

The ramifications of the 1877 Chinese expulsion of Rocklin have been few, likely because many locals have never known it occurred. Over a century later,...

Principal donors Franklin and Sandra Yee stand outside the beloved cabin Sandras father bought in 1953.

Small steps on the road to recognition: Yosemite honors contribution of Chinese immigrants to the park’s creation

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
March 25, 2022

                        Among the world's nineteenth...

Samoan flower art

The Pacific Islander Grizzlies

Mahalina Vaka, Intro Staff Writer
February 15, 2022

From Fiji, to the Kingdom of Tonga, Pacific islanders come from islands off the east coast of Asia and Australia . However, there aren’t too many Pacific...

Filipino Heritage Month

Filipino Heritage Month

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
December 20, 2021

What is Filipino American History Month?    A celebration of innovation, achievements and all things past and present are recognized in the Filipino...

69 percent of Muslim women who wear the hijab have experienced discrimination.

The Hijab: What is its meaning?

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
November 11, 2021

The piece of cloth around a Muslim woman’s head is simply a piece of cloth, yet priceless in the eyes of the woman herself. In Islam, the hijab is...

Connecting Through the Disconnect: The Filipinos of GBHS explore Filipino American History Month

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
October 28, 2021

    Welcome to Connecting Through the Disconnect, where your host Chloe Docto and her guests get into discussing topics of disconnect in the Granite...

Service dog, Molly, provides deep pressure therapy for Jayde Barnett.

Service dogs: Not just pets

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
October 11, 2021

Jayde Barnett walks into the grocery store, people gasp and point as he walks by, whispering to their friends, but they aren’t pointing at him. They...

Gender nonconforming individuals can feel uncomfortable with traditional titles like king or queen.

Genderless homecoming royalty: A timid first step

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
September 27, 2021

The past year and half was spent in lockdown for everyone at Granite Bay High School. Now as students return to school many are excited to go back to their...

For many years, studies have shown that the presence of teachers of color has greatly improved student success rates, including high school graduation rates.

The lasting impact of teachers of color on campus

Mareesa Islam, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2021

As a child growing up in a multicultural environment, Lisa Goldsmith, a biology teacher at Granite Bay High School, never felt apart from those around...

With the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, championing Black histories has developed a more vocal presence.

Amplifying Black experiences

As of the 2019-2020 school year, 2.1% of the 2,073 students at Granite Bay High School identify as Black or African American. Concurrently, the staff at...

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