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On January 20, 2021, President Biden took office and began carrying out different actions in just the first few weeks of his presidency.

Opinions spark as new leadership takes office

Andrew Goozen, staff writer March 12, 2021

This past fall, the United States had one of the most anticipated presidential elections ever. It was a close race as former Vice President Joe Biden beat President Donald Trump in the race to presidency....

Athletes of the Month: February

JJ Huish, Staffer February 17, 2021

Bryse Bentley Bryse Bentley, is a sophomore at Granite Bay High school for the baseball team.  “Baseball is (his) favorite sport, and always has been," Bentley said.  His goals for this...

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 specific employment-based sectors such as education,...

After the storming of the Capitol on January 6th, Trump has been charged with one article of impeachment – incitement of insurrection.

How does the community feel about Trump’s impeachment trials?

Taylor Langford-Wilson, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

On December 18, 2019, a trial started. A trial for the 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump, being charged with two articles of impeachment against the president – abuse of power and obstruction...

Infographic: Levels of public school authority

Infographic: Levels of public school authority

Chloe Docto, staff writer February 12, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to cause public school systems to make large decisions, get to know who has authority behind these decisions. The organization of public school systems can be broken down into four...

As circumstances change constantly, attending board meetings have become the new normal, in anticipation of how the board's 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 so far, many students, parents, and community...

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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 guidelines requires that “under no circumstances...

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 with 70 minute periods.    Due to the nature...

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 calls from the teachers’ union to continue on a...

The holidays should be a time of thankfulness and spending time with loved ones.

How to handle politics during the holidays

Andrew Tanner, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

The upcoming holiday season for most people includes visions of  giving gifts, making memories with friends, eating good food, and spending time with extended family. Seeing your grandparents, uncles,...

A new surge of cases gives way to new restrictions and new adjustments within the community.

A community combating COVID-19

Sarah Yee, Staff Writer December 24, 2020

The Fast Facts (Click here to view the current COVID statuses of California counties) (To view COVID-19 statistics in Placer County, visit this site) “Placer County had 125 patients with Covid-19...

GBHS has been hosting virtual events for LGBTQ+ students to have a safe space despite not being on campus.

LGBTQ+ representation at GBHS

Alexandra Felt, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

The past few years have seen a rise in representation of members of the LGBTQ+ community on campus, but there is still a way to go to create the best environment possible for everyone. One of the most...

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