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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

Many high school students are familiar with Zooms Waiting Room screen, which displays when someone has not yet been admitted into their meeting by its host.

Reflecting on post-COVID-19 education

Kate Rowberry, Intro Staff Writer
October 14, 2021

Granite Bay High School students are in-person this fall, but the school structure they’ve returned to is only one of the four they have experienced...

Service dog, Molly, provides deep pressure therapy for Jayde Barnett.

Service dogs: Not just pets

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
October 11, 2021

Jayde Barnett walks into the grocery store, people gasp and point as he walks by, whispering to their friends, but they aren’t pointing at him. They...

Kikis Chicken Place (5050 Rocklin Rd ste 1&2, Rocklin, CA 95677) and Buffalo Wild Wings (1168 Galleria Blvd Unit 200, Roseville, CA 95678)

Food Review: Buffalo Wild Wings vs. Kiki’s Chicken Place

Ria Dhamejani and Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chiefs
October 11, 2021

Buffalo Wild Wings: As a well-known franchised wing restaurant, I heavily expected for my wings to be like any other. I am not normally a fan of...

Mikuni is closing on Mondays due to being short staffed. This is one of the many sacrifices that businesses need to make to adapt to a smaller staff.

Employee drought leaves local businesses understaffed and unprepared

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2021

If you walk into any of the seven Mikunis in California that CEO, Taro Arai, owns, you will find a busy sushi restaurant bustling with activity. Patrons...

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...

Gender nonconforming individuals can feel uncomfortable with traditional titles like king or queen.

Genderless homecoming royalty: A timid first step

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
September 27, 2021

The past year and half was spent in lockdown for everyone at Granite Bay High School. Now as students return to school many are excited to go back to their...

Lauren Pierce strikes a shot at range practice.

Granite Bay Athletes Gear Up for Fall Sports Season

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
September 23, 2021

  Why they play Senior Anika Varma and sophomore Lauren Pierce have both been members of the acclaimed GBHS girls varsity golf team for two years.                  Both...

Granite Bay’s Got Talent: Sarah Thompson

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
September 21, 2021

Granite Bay High School junior Sarah Thompson lies on the stage floor alongside her team of dancers, her heart pounding. She smiles under the flashing...

screenshot of an RJUHSD mask exemption form

The Delta variant brings mask exemption tension to the forefront

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
September 16, 2021

The Delta Variant has dramatically driven the rise in COVID-19 cases among school age children in Placer County since the end of the summer and the start...

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, around 20% of guardians refuse to vaccinate their teens. This has resulted in many teens feeling unprotected and uncared for during the pandemic.

Commentary: Minors need to be in control of their vaccination status

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic plows forward, it has become increasingly obvious that many minors’ health are being held hostage by their guardians and the...

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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