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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

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...

75 percent of Black Capitals funding is dedicated to Black entrepreneurs as opposed to most venture capital funds where only 1.2 percent are dedicated to Black entrepreneurs.

Black Capital: Black-owned businesses boosted by venture capital fund

Elise Fisher, Assistant editor
January 17, 2022

Though Black people make up over 13% of the United States’ population, a mere 1.2% of investments made in businesses are in ones with Black founders,...

Co-president of the Science Olympiad prepares for an upcoming competition.

Battle of the brains: Science Olympiad underrepresented at GBHS

Saihaj Cheema, Staff Writer
December 20, 2021

Competition reaches its peak as 5000 teams go head to head, determined to outsmart and outperform one another.   Founded in 1994, Science Olympiad...

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...

According to Paige Sweet, gaslighting is a type of psychological abuse aimed at making victims seem or feel ‘crazy’ creating a ‘surreal’ interpersonal environment.

What is gaslighting?

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
November 4, 2021

Gaslight, gatekeep, girl boss. The term ‘gaslighting’ in the everyday teen vernacular is prevalent in this coined phrase; many teens seem to have...

The Millennium Cohort Study states that almost 40% of girls who spend more than five hours a day on social media show symptoms of depression.

The pressure to have a perfect persona online: How do teens deal with the tension?

Katherine Wilson and Lee Randolph, Assistant Editor and Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

The countdown began, 10...9...8... The camera pointed, the angle flattering.  5..4..3.. As the timer hit one, Granite Bay junior Vanessa Zagorenko took...

As November in 2021 begins, so does National Diabetes Awareness Month.

National Diabetes Month: Type 1 diabetes is rising among young adults and children

Ruby Conger and Jashan Singh, Intro Staff Writer
November 1, 2021

Type 1 diabetes has grown to be more common in young adults, with a 30% increase in the diagnosis in the United States since 2020. As of today's date,...

Dylan Samuel (orange jersey) shoots a ball at the goal, supported by volunteer Paige Beater.

Soccer Sundays: Weekly soccer games for disabled members of the community

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2021

“Pass to Dylan! Pass to Dylan!” “Go! Go! Go!” “Shoot the ball Grant!”    This Sunday, Soccer Sundays ended its second season. Soccer...

Students face issues with having to balance their home life with school life

The cycle of academic pressure and academic success at GBHS

Saihaj Cheema and Sarah Yee
October 29, 2021

Some high achieving students of GBHS may be dangerously teetering over the edge of an unbalanced scale. On one side of the scale, students stack on AP...

Hartman heads to worlds

Hartman heads to worlds

Ria Dhamejani, Co-Editor-in-chief
September 28, 2021

With a pounding heart and a wobbling boat, Senior Elsa Hartman was doubtful of a win as she and her team raced for the USA rowing competition in Bulgaria. After...

GBHS students develop school culture on a daily basis within social interactions.

Vulnerability in the eyes of GBHS culture

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
September 14, 2021

   A voice cried ‘mistake’ from within the bleachers and was returned with a roar of laughter.      On the first day of school at Granite...

Political presence in friendships: is this a big factor?

Political presence in friendships: is this a big factor?

Amre Abumarkhieh
September 14, 2021

Despite the ambiguity of the recent election results, both parties have gained something vital for the future: the political awareness of the younger population.  With...

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