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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

Fully-lit menorahs on the last day of Hanukkah.

The Light of Hanukkah 

Rachel Guo, Intro Staff Writer
December 7, 2021

Hanukkah, a holiday celebrated by the Jewish people of our community, has just ended. The Festival of Light reunites family and friends for multiple days...

That’s Sikh: Yuba City’s Annual Nagar Kirtan

That’s Sikh: Yuba City’s Annual Nagar Kirtan

Jashan Singh, Intro Staff Writer
November 9, 2021

Many students at Granite Bay High School attend the annual parade in Yuba City, celebrating the Sikh’s holy scripture & everlasting eleventh Guru,...

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...

Monterey has much to offer to its visitors including numerous hikes, farms and restaurants that provide local seafood. To top it all off, the bay is also a great place to view the scenic Pacific Ocean and its marine life.

Hiking and sightseeing at Monterey Bay

Maryam Mahmood, Staff Writer
March 22, 2021
Exploring Monterey Bay's beautiful sights and quaint shops
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...

Ding Tea, a local boba shop in Granite Bay, is one of the many victims of slow business due to COVID-19.

From opening to quarantine: where does the pandemic leave local businesses?

Katherine Wilson, Staff Writer
February 22, 2021

With the rapid spread of COVID-19 cases, millions of businesses have been heavily impacted. Big or small, local shops are struggling to survive. Falafel...

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....

The New Dancer: Annie Johng

The New Dancer: Annie Johng

Sarah Yee, Staff Writer
January 20, 2021

Annie Johng is a freshman who moved from Texas.  “We moved because we wanted a change of environment since Cali and Texas are two very different...

“The Guy to be Around:” Richard Grube

Sarah Yee, Staff Writer
January 19, 2021

Freshman Richard Grube, describes himself as “the guy to be around.” But for Grube, his dad has also been “the guy to be around,” lately. Son...

India Oven, one of several restaurants run by the Cheemas, has struggled with staffing over the course of the pandemic.

Two small restaurateurs manage during a pandemic

Saihaj Cheema, Staff Writer
January 5, 2021

Due to the global pandemic, small businesses have faced a major hit, making it difficult for them to stand their ground.  It is necessary for them...

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...

Dutch Bros. Coffee is a popular location where people can purchase drinks and spend time in the parking lot with one another.

Hanging out by a thread — how students socialize during a pandemic

Julietta Golovey, Staff Writer
December 22, 2020

Although the world is in the midst of a pandemic, some students have chosen a small group of people to interact with throughout these tough times. Due...

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