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Freshmen band students reflect on their GB band experience

Freshmen band students reflect on their GB band experience

Alexandra Potter, staff writer

May 2, 2019

  Students who partake in band spend large amounts of time practicing and preparing for performances, solos and the list goes on – these student sacrifice their own time to practice and juggle everything that is included in band.   “The hardest part is definitely the practice. During the ...

Senior Ball is here for class of 2019

Senior Ball is here for class of 2019

Lily Williams, staff writer

May 1, 2019

 Every spring, Granite Bay High School holds one special night dedicated to the senior class. The girls get their sparkly dresses while their dates get a suit to match. The event is a night where the sole purpose is to enjoy yourself and make lasting memories.   “I’m so excited to see everyone dre...

Senioritis is back for 2019

Senioritis is back for 2019

Lily Williams, staff writer

April 30, 2019

  You know you have hours of homework in each class, two tests throughout the week, and a few missing assignments. You know last year at this time you were scrambling to get it all done.   But now, you just can’t find the motivation.   Most of us in our fourth year at Granite Bay ...

Religious celebrations around the world

Religious celebrations around the world

Raha Elahi, staff writer

April 25, 2019

  Spring marks the time of year many begin to observe a variety of religious  practices.   Among the most popular are Lent and fasting during Ramadan.  Lent is celebrated among some sects of Christianity, and occurs between Ash Wednesday (March 6) and Easter Sunday (April 21).  ...

Nextdoor app helps to keep community safe

Nextdoor app helps to keep community safe

Akhil Shah, Sports editor

April 23, 2019

  The blue Subaru Impreza speeds down the block of a quite Granite Bay neighborhood.   One GB mom, furious with this consistent storyline, hurries to check her “Ring” doorbell and report the incident on the Nextdoor App.   Senior and Gazette Co-editor, Michael Schwartz has found himself to be the one...

A unique opportunity to save lives

A unique opportunity to save lives

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

April 11, 2019

  Unless you’re a doctor, firefighter, or hold another job position that is widely considered as heroic, it is not often that one has the chance to save a life. That is, unless you give blood. Then, however indirectly, you could be saving someone’s life you don’t even know, simply by participat...

GBHS Science Olympiad team finds recent success

GBHS Science Olympiad team finds recent success

Raha Elahi, staff writer

April 9, 2019

Granite Bay High School is a community made up of students, faculty and organizations.   One such organization is Science Olympiad, a local club run by senior Kavana Gonur.   Gonur is the current president of Science Olympiad.   She shares leadership with vice president Vandana Teki, secretary...

Celebrating Awareness

Celebrating Awareness

Jordan Blair, lifestyle/features editor

April 8, 2019

  Unable to break down the social barriers they were born with, many individuals on the autism spectrum are simply labeled as ‘strange’ by their peers, who quickly move on with their days.   As the medical industry continues to advance its research in autism, many have become more aware of the ...

GBHS basketball program designs T-shirts promoting equality

GBHS basketball program designs T-shirts promoting equality

Emily Hansen, voices/opinions editor

April 3, 2019

The front of the t-shirt is in Grizzly colors and sports a word collage that the basketball program hopes promotes awareness and equality. Here is the back of the t-shirts that were first given to faculty members.

Cancer survivor steps up to help with St. Baldrick’s

Cancer survivor steps up to help with St. Baldrick’s

Thien Thien Nguyen, staff writer

March 29, 2019

  Imagine student after student volunteering to have their heads shaved in an effort to support those battling cancer. During St. Baldrick’s, youth at GBHS did just that on Feb 21. Emcee of the event, freshman Zeena Alzanoon shared her experience with cancer. Alzanoon is a member of the Gol...

GBHS shaves for St. Baldricks

GBHS shaves for St. Baldricks

Kavana Gonur, lifestyle/features editor

March 26, 2019

  Hair is more than dead cells. It serves as a defining physical characteristic and a source of expression for a person.   Unfortunately, those who are fighting cancer lack it after going through chemotherapy.    Granite Bay High School students, through St. Baldricks, won’t falter to s...

Link Crew inspires GBHS freshmen

Link Crew inspires GBHS freshmen

Kate Fernandez, staff writer

March 21, 2019

  Starting high school can be quite intimidating to the average eighth grader who is a soon-to-be freshman.   Luckily, new students at Granite Bay High School have Link Crew leaders to guide them. Every year, as nervous middle schoolers get closer and closer to starting high school, a select few ...

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