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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

COVID-19 and crunch timelines closed the curtains on “Eurydice”

COVID-19 and crunch timelines closed the curtains on “Eurydice”

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
February 18, 2022

   The curtains closed prematurely on “Eurydice.”     Granite Bay Theatre planned to perform “Eurydice,” in Feb. 2022. “Eurydice”...

A crowd of around 2,000 people were in attendance, many holding protest signs and American flags.

My child my choice: Parents debate vaccine mandate in schools

Elise Fisher, Assistant Editor
November 10, 2021

The FDA has reached COVID-19 vaccine approval for children ages five to ten. Whether anxiously awaiting vaccinating their children or dreading what...

According to United States Drug Enforcement Administration, a dose the fraction of the size of a penny can be lethal  depending on a person’s body size, tolerance and past usage.

Rise of fentanyl poisonings in Placer County youth concerns local experts

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
October 26, 2021

Why have fentanyl-related deaths among teens increased in Placer County? Two milligrams of fentanyl, two specks on a penny, can be lethal.  Victims...

Granite Bay wide receiver Dominic Soares (7) runs with the football before getting tackled at the Jesuit game.

College Sports Recruitment: COVID-19 Edition

Kate Rowberry, Staff Writer
October 22, 2021

   Granite Bay High School senior Rosie Murphy slouched on the couch in her sport culture class wearing a UCLA sweatshirt. Although she verbally committed...

To obtain a mask exemption, RJUHSD students are required to fill out the pictured mask exemption request form and obtain medical verification by a physicians assessment.

The Delta variant brings mask exemption tension to the forefront

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
September 16, 2021

The Delta Variant has dramatically driven the rise in COVID-19 cases among school age children in Placer County since the end of the summer and the start...

Students at GBHS can pick up rocks with uplifting messages from the rock garden to help relieve stress.

Mental health deteriorates as the pandemic progresses

Trinity Jones, Staff Writer
April 3, 2021

COVID-19 hitting the world has undoubtedly caused great havoc. Death seemed to be inevitable and fate would be far out of reach. Mental illness became...

Vaccine distribution is currently occurring at multiple locations including the Grounds in Roseville, shown above.

COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up across Placer County

Mareesa Islam, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 16, 2021

Placer County is currently administering COVID-19 vaccines to health care personnel in Phase 1a, as well as residents over the age of 65 and workers in...

As circumstances change constantly, attending board meetings have become the new normal, in anticipation of how the boards decision will impact the students accordingly.

Change: The new constant

Sophia Harimoto, Co-editor-in-chief
February 9, 2021

If anything, the one thing that has remained consistent throughout this unprecedented school year is change. After adapting to three different schedules...

On page 21 of the CDPHs COVID-19 and Reopening In-person Instruction Framework and Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools in California (2020-2021), it states that Under no circumstances should distance between student chairs be less than 4 feet.

Why are RJUHSD schools open with no social distancing?

Sophia Harimoto, Co-editor-in-chief
February 9, 2021

On January 14th, the California Department of Public Health issued new COVID-19 guidelines for reopening K-12 schools in California. Included within these...

As of February 1st, the chart listed above entails of all the confirmed COVID cases since October 12, 2020.

Community reflects as schools reopen

Sophia Harimoto and Ria Dhamejani
February 3, 2021

   On December 14, 2020, the RJUHSD school board voted unanimously to return all respective RJUHSD school campuses back full-time – 5 days a week...

On January 5, schools across the RJUHSD district reopened with a five day schedule, marking the first time in nearly a year where students were able to return to campus fulltime. Yet, with this comes obstacles as well.

Reopening: RJUHSD employees reflect

Ali Juell and Mareesa Islam
January 31, 2021

On December 14, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of five days a week of in person instruction with 70 minute class periods despite the...

To compensate for the schools inability to have events due to COVID-19 guidelines, a privately funded Winter Ball dance was held for the senior class.

Winter Ball — COVID-19 edition

Heba Bounar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 30, 2020

Corsages, tuxes, and dresses fill Instagram feeds, paired with captions of “Shhh!” and “Best winterball ever.”  As high schools have not been...

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