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The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

Karl Grubaugh pictured with the Mohammedis, an Afghan refugee family he volunteered to host.

Sacramento welcomes Afghan refugees

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

   Already home to thousands of Afghan refugees, Sacramento embraces yet another wave of Afghans fleeing the new Taliban regime.    Yousef Nawabi...

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...

The jab and Jesus: religion lands a leading role in vaccination efforts

The jab and Jesus: religion lands a leading role in vaccination efforts

Elise Fisher, Assistant Editor
September 13, 2021

  In mid-August, after companies began mandating vaccinations for employees and the State of California for healthcare workers, Destiny, an evangelical...

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...

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...

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...

The Courtside Basketball Center is a common recreational center for youth basketball athletes. Recently, a COVID outbreak resulted from a basketball tournament held at the center.

Courtside quarantine

Matt Ross, Staff Writer
December 18, 2020

Recently at the Courtside Basketball Center in Rocklin, there was a Covid-19 outbreak infecting dozens of individuals who attended. Around 75 male teens...

This year, students took their midterms from the comfort of their home and used various online testing platforms such as Illuminate, shown above.

Final grades, online school and midterms—oh my!

Kaylee Price, staff writer
November 20, 2020

Ugh! The dreaded midterms. Where would we be without them? Less stressed? Would we have more free time? Less pressure? If you thought they were bad...

Student responses collected from the poll can be noted above, displaying the various political leanings of 39 respondents.

GBHS and the Political Poll

Aiden Sherman, staff writer
November 18, 2020

As politics becomes more divisive, Granite Bay High School is confronted with the question: What do we believe politically? In the spirit of answering...

As GBHS reopens, there is a lot of uncertainty in regards to which teachers will be teaching remotely or on campus.

Classroom Compromise: District works to accommodate all teachers’ needs as schools reopen

Justin Ha, staff writer
October 13, 2020

Leading up to the district’s reopening 178 teachers who believed they would be teaching from home had the rug pulled out from underneath them and discovered...

Seniors Grettel Sainz, Quinn Mullany and Emma Shores gather at Feist Park on the first day of school.

Students get creative with their “Senior Sunrise”

Maggie Delaney, Staff Writer
September 29, 2020

Senior year is the year where it all ends. Granite Bay High School is rich with senior traditions that give seniors the opportunity to soak in their final...

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