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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

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...

White-Passing Episode 3: Defining ethnicity and race

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2021

We’re coming back from a brief hiatus, so I’m excited to be bringing you a new episode. So, what’s the difference between ethnicity and race? I had...

Cancelled without prejudice is a statement that indicates that a visa has been cancelled and can no longer be used for entry into the U.S.

Cancelled with prejudice: repercussions of the Muslim Travel Ban

Heba Bounar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2021

Y.R. is an Iranian chemical engineer. In 2016, she stayed awake for 24 consecutive hours supervising catalysts in her laboratory, a task that most modern...

White-Passing Episode 2: The weight of a name

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2021

Welcome to White-Passing, where I, Ali Juell, and Jillyan McKinney, the Ethnic Studies teacher at Granite Bay High School, discuss being White and Latinx....

White-Passing Episode 1: Finding connection to two cultures

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2021

Welcome to White-Passing, where I, Ali Juell, and Jillyan McKinney, the Ethnic Studies teacher at Granite Bay High School, discuss being white and latinx....

Despite maintaining a white majority presence, Granite Bay High Schools demographics have diversified over the last decade.

2010 vs. 2020: Demographic differences within a decade

Mareesa Islam and Sophia Harimoto
January 10, 2021

Over the last decade, the demographics of GBHS have become more diverse with a growing minority population.  According to the GBHS 2009-10 School Accountability...

Diversify Our Narrative RJUHSD holds community conversations the first Friday of every month; for more details, check out their Instagram page @diversifyournarrative.

Diversify Our Narrative sparks community conversations

Sarah Yee, staff writer
November 20, 2020

Diversify Our Narrative (DON) is a student-led organization that advocates for a more diverse curriculum and inclusive district. The RJUHSD Diversify...

GBHS students and alumni share their opinions on the student cheering sections name change.

Different backgrounds bring different views on the “Tribe”

Justin Ha, Staff Writer
November 12, 2020

In recent years, there has been discussion of changing the student section name from Tribe to one that is more favorable due to the concerns that the name...

The name of the student cheering section at Granite Bay High School, the Tribe, is soon to be rebranded.

Trouble with Tribe: Changing the name, not the tradition

Mareesa Islam and Sophia Harimoto
October 30, 2020

A place of inclusion – the student cheering section at Granite Bay High School was designed to be a place where students could gather for a common purpose...

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