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The staff of the Granite Bay Gazette pose with the February 2024 edition of the Gazette. 
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Editorial: Student journalists are underrecognized journalists

Gazette Editorial Board
February 15, 2024

On Sept. 6, 2023, Rocklin Unified School District’s Board decision to pass Parental Right 21 – an addition to existing Regulation 5020: Parent Rights...

Opinion: Barbie in the (Oscars)? Thats Impossible!

Opinion: “Barbie in the (Oscars)? That’s Impossible!”

Batul Zanzi, Features Editor
February 9, 2024

1.446 billion dollars. Highest grossing movie of 2023. Barbie.  Yet, director Greta Gerwig did not receive a nomination for Best Director. The whole...

Opinion: The Pitiful Personal Finance Course

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
February 7, 2024

The dreaded Personal Finance Course. This online course, which can take hours to complete, is a required course to graduate. Furthermore, you must pass...

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Opinion: How the new FAFSA robs Americans

Elyse Houlihan, Staff Writer
February 5, 2024

My New Year’s resolution for the year? Get the FAFSA out of the way. After years of tradition, the FAFSA’s transformation began when Congress passed...

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Opinion: New Year, New Chapter

Abra Mazhar, Intro Staff Writer
December 13, 2023

As the clock strikes midnight, the world erupts with loud cheers, marking not just the end of one year but the magical beginning of another. The tradition...

My day being dead: The benefits of Every 15 Minutes

My day being dead: The benefits of Every 15 Minutes

Anna Hufford, Staff Writer
November 17, 2023

On Wednesday I died. I was selected to be one of the “walking dead” in my high school’s Every 15 Minutes, E15, program. Every 15 Minutes represents...

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Opinion: Here’s why homecoming needs an overhaul

Lola Engel, Staff Writer
October 30, 2023

Every year at GBHS we do the same old thing, “Homecoming.” In past years, they’ve crowned the highest-voted girl and guy. This year they decided...

Two girls sit, unwilling to participate in the merriment around them.

Opinion: Students Aren’t Hype and It’s Showing

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 17, 2023

Granite Bay students struggle with school spirit, a vital aspect of high school. I went to a football game recently with my mother. We were next to...

One year ago, I was a youth calling the crisis line. Now I’m a crisis counselor.

One year ago, I was a youth calling the crisis line. Now I’m a crisis counselor.

Sarah Yee, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 11, 2023

*TW: Suicide is discussed in this piece. Please do not read if this is triggering to you. An alias (Anna) has been used to protect the identity of the...

Percussion marches among the halls of GBHS, hyping up students for the coming football game.

Opinion: Band should march straight into athletics

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 2, 2023

Every morning, a loud clicking echoes throughout the campus. Softer staccatos bounce off the walls, following the clicking. You turn the corner and are...

Satire: An Unspoken Affection, How Asian Parents Show Love

Satire: An Unspoken Affection, How Asian Parents Show Love

Rachel Guo, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2023

A single shoe flies at you through the corner of your eye when you see your grade on your last math test. You got a B! How disgraceful! Your mother is...

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Opinion: Live Action Disney Movies

Saihaj Cheema, Assistant Features Editor
September 21, 2023

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, but where are the dwarfs? This is just one example of Disney’s subpar attempts at “improving” animated children’s...

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