Photo Gallery – The Week at GB, 4-24-15

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CHIT CHAT: Although freshmen Carissa dela Cruz and Amy Hung had to leave soon, they waited and talked to each other before their rides showed up. “Taking the time to catch up with friends is important and laughing together makes the day better,” dela Cruz said. After talking about the English book they were reading in class, the two friends split up and went home. Photo by Lindsay Withrow

CHIT CHAT:  Although freshmen Carissa dela Cruz and Amy Hung had to leave soon, they waited and talked to each other before their rides showed up. “Taking the time to catch up with friends is important and laughing together makes the day better,” dela Cruz said. After talking about the English book they were reading in class, the two friends split up and went home. Photo by Lindsay Withrow

PERFECTION PRACTICE:  If junior Emalyn Atkins hadn’t helped freshman Elizabeth Gonzalez after school on April 22, then they wouldn’t have been as thorough with their routine as they are now. They were practicing so they could do well for the upcoming Drum Major auditions. “I have been practicing everyday for about an hour to and hour and a half since January, and Elizabeth practices for at least an hour after school,” Atkins said. Photo by Nishita Fernandes
PERFECTION PRACTICE: If junior Emalyn Atkins hadn’t helped freshman Elizabeth Gonzalez after school on April 22, then they wouldn’t have been as thorough with their routine as they are now. They were practicing so they could do well for the upcoming Drum Major auditions. “I have been practicing everyday for about an hour to and hour and a half since January, and Elizabeth practices for at least an hour after school,” Atkins said. Photo by Nishita Fernandes
Although freshman Olivia Pasquetti had a photography project due, she takes more pictures during first period. “What I like about photography is how you can shoot things from different points of views and you’ll make it look like something else,” said Pasquetti. Photo by Chia Vang
Although freshman Olivia Pasquetti had a photography project due, she takes more pictures during first period. “What I like about photography is how you can shoot things from different points of views and you’ll make it look like something else,” said Pasquetti. Photo by Chia Vang
 If senior Zack Wong didn’t come in early for a review session he wouldn’t have finished his work in AP Government. “It’s kind of a pain to have to go home and come back to school,” Wong said. Photo by Chia Vang
If senior Zack Wong didn’t come in early for a review session he wouldn’t have finished his work in AP Government. “It’s kind of a pain to have to go home and come back to school,” Wong said. Photo by Chia Vang
EFFICIENT TIME MANAGEMENT: Although it was the lunch break on April 22, freshman Katie Kantola works on her homework instead. She usually works on her homework because she doesn’t have a lunch. “I get up too late that I don’t have time to pack my lunch” Kantola said. Photo by Nishita Fernandes
EFFICIENT TIME MANAGEMENT: Although it was the lunch break on April 22, freshman Katie Kantola works on her homework instead. She usually works on her homework because she doesn’t have a lunch. “I get up too late that I don’t have time to pack my lunch” Kantola said. Photo by Nishita Fernandes
TIME TOGETHER: Although juniors Jacob Cratty and Rachel Cusack don’t have any classes together, they’ve been dating for almost a year, and enjoy spending time together. “We don’t have lunch together, so we see each other after school,” Cratty said. Until 3:05 when they both have to leave, they treasure the time well spent. Photo by Ava Lindley
TIME TOGETHER: Although juniors Jacob Cratty and Rachel Cusack don’t have any classes together, they’ve been dating for almost a year, and enjoy spending time together. “We don’t have lunch together, so we see each other after school,” Cratty said. Until 3:05 when they both have to leave, they treasure the time well spent. Photo by Ava Lindley
NUMBER TALK:  If math was faster and easier, freshman Megan Tran and Emma Scholes would have enjoyed it a lot more. Tran is in algebra 2, but doesn’t think it’s much harder than integrated math. “I don’t like it, it takes a long time for me to do. I’d love for it to be easier,” Tran said. Photo by Ava Lindley
NUMBER TALK: If math was faster and easier, freshman Megan Tran and Emma Scholes would have enjoyed it a lot more. Tran is in algebra 2, but doesn’t think it’s much harder than integrated math. “I don’t like it, it takes a long time for me to do. I’d love for it to be easier,” Tran said. Photo by Ava Lindley
NEXT LEVEL GAMERS: Although senior Drew Dyson is at lunch he plays a new iphone game “Hearthstone”, battling his younger brother Freshmen Anthony Dyson. The Dyson brothers and freshmen Dillon Wilder talk about and play this new Phone game expanding from a popular computer game ‘World Of Warcraft’. “I really like playing this game its fun and exciting its a strategy based game but its also about luck and pulling good cards, the game can go anyway which makes it really fun to play especially going up against my brother and friends”,Dyson said. Photo by Dillon Wilder
NEXT LEVEL GAMERS: Although senior Drew Dyson is at lunch he plays a new iphone game “Hearthstone”, battling his younger brother Freshmen Anthony Dyson. The Dyson brothers and freshmen Dillon Wilder talk about and play this new Phone game expanding from a popular computer game ‘World Of Warcraft’. “I really like playing this game its fun and exciting its a strategy based game but its also about luck and pulling good cards, the game can go anyway which makes it really fun to play especially going up against my brother and friends”,Dyson said. Photo by Dillon Wilder
Photo by Dillon Wilder
Photo by Dillon Wilder
EAT YOUR HEART OUT:  Although school is going on, Mr. Andrew Phillips eats cookies and drinks water with Mr. Scott Braly after successfully donating blood on May 23. Once you finish donating blood, Blood Source provides food and water for all volunteers to help avoid side effects of fatigue, dizziness, and various other side effects. “I donate because I have no reason not to. It could potentially save someone’s life and the only thing they ask is for twenty minutes of discomfort. It seems like an easy trade off.” Phillips said. Photo by Kristen Goldman
EAT YOUR HEART OUT: Although school is going on, Mr. Andrew Phillips eats cookies and drinks water with Mr. Scott Braly after successfully donating blood on May 23. Once you finish donating blood, Blood Source provides food and water for all volunteers to help avoid side effects of fatigue, dizziness, and various other side effects. “I donate because I have no reason not to. It could potentially save someone’s life and the only thing they ask is for twenty minutes of discomfort. It seems like an easy trade off.” Phillips said. Photo by Kristen Goldman
BLOOD CRAZE:  If junior Chris Ramirez hadn’t had the acceptable temperature, iron levels, and various other requirements he wouldn’t have been able to donate blood on May 23. Blood Source comes twice a year to get students and teachers to volunteer to donate and possibly save a life. “This is the fourth time that I’ve given blood.” Ramirez said. Photo by Kristen Goldman
BLOOD CRAZE: If junior Chris Ramirez hadn’t had the acceptable temperature, iron levels, and various other requirements he wouldn’t have been able to donate blood on May 23. Blood Source comes twice a year to get students and teachers to volunteer to donate and possibly save a life. “This is the fourth time that I’ve given blood.” Ramirez said. Photo by Kristen Goldman
NOT IN VEIN: If sophomore Danielle Griggs, and others in Student Government, hadn’t called the soon to be blood donors and reminded them to come to the blood drive on April 23, the amount of people giving their blood would have been substantially lower. “Student Government had taught me things I couldn’t learn anywhere else on campus. I have made so many memories in it and it’s a great way to help others,” Griggs said. Photo by Lindsay Withrow
NOT IN VEIN: If sophomore Danielle Griggs, and others in Student Government, hadn’t called the soon to be blood donors and reminded them to come to the blood drive on April 23, the amount of people giving their blood would have been substantially lower. “Student Government had taught me things I couldn’t learn anywhere else on campus. I have made so many memories in it and it’s a great way to help others,” Griggs said. Photo by Lindsay Withrow
CHIT CHAT:  Although freshmen Carissa dela Cruz and Amy Hung had to leave soon, they waited and talked to each other before their rides showed up. “Taking the time to catch up with friends is important and laughing together makes the day better,” dela Cruz said. After talking about the English book they were reading in class, the two friends split up and went home. Photo by Lindsay Withrow
CHIT CHAT: Although freshmen Carissa dela Cruz and Amy Hung had to leave soon, they waited and talked to each other before their rides showed up. “Taking the time to catch up with friends is important and laughing together makes the day better,” dela Cruz said. After talking about the English book they were reading in class, the two friends split up and went home. Photo by Lindsay Withrow
LAUGH IT OFF: If freshman Paige Waid hadn’t taken a break from her art project, then she would have missed the joke her table mates made. Brad Cordell’s Art 1 class was working on pastel projects for the past couple of weeks. “I liked the graphite project more than this pastel project. With graphite I was able to fit more detail into my picture”, Waid said. Photo by Michaelan George
LAUGH IT OFF: If freshman Paige Waid hadn’t taken a break from her art project, then she would have missed the joke her table mates made. Brad Cordell’s Art 1 class was working on pastel projects for the past couple of weeks. “I liked the graphite project more than this pastel project. With graphite I was able to fit more detail into my picture”, Waid said. Photo by Michaelan George
SHARPER FOCUS: Although other students laughed and talked with one another, freshman Matt Dulong kept his head down to work on his pastel project. Each student chose individual and personal pictures to create artwork that meant something to them. Dulong’s piece depicted a man standing in a boat, fishing underneath a bridge. “For my project I decided to incorporate my grandfather. He was a fisherman, so I am trying to capture that memory I have of him,” Dulong said. Photo by Michaelan George
SHARPER FOCUS: Although other students laughed and talked with one another, freshman Matt Dulong kept his head down to work on his pastel project. Each student chose individual and personal pictures to create artwork that meant something to them. Dulong’s piece depicted a man standing in a boat, fishing underneath a bridge. “For my project I decided to incorporate my grandfather. He was a fisherman, so I am trying to capture that memory I have of him,” Dulong said. Photo by Michaelan George
FINISHING TOUCHES: Although freshman Clare Murphy has Spanish 2 during fourth period, she uses her free time in her third period Algebra 2 class to add some finishing touches to her Spanish cultural project. Murphy chose to do her project on soccer. “I really liked the project because I got to do it on a topic that really interests me,” Murphy said. Photo by Selena De La Torre
FINISHING TOUCHES: Although freshman Clare Murphy has Spanish 2 during fourth period, she uses her free time in her third period Algebra 2 class to add some finishing touches to her Spanish cultural project. Murphy chose to do her project on soccer. “I really liked the project because I got to do it on a topic that really interests me,” Murphy said. Photo by Selena De La Torre
A GOOD TIME: Although juniors Dane Christensen and Brandon Reno and senior Andrew Sanchez’s friends have first lunch while they have second lunch, they enjoy each other’s company. They had been sitting together during lunch for two years and talk about games, school, and music. “My favorite part [part about sitting with them] is how we can have our own time and talk about whatever we want,” Christensen said. Photo by Selena De La Torre
A GOOD TIME: Although juniors Dane Christensen and Brandon Reno and senior Andrew Sanchez’s friends have first lunch while they have second lunch, they enjoy each other’s company. They had been sitting together during lunch for two years and talk about games, school, and music. “My favorite part [part about sitting with them] is how we can have our own time and talk about whatever we want,” Christensen said. Photo by Selena De La Torre
PAY IT FORWARD: If senior Kirk McKeon had not gotten a surgery earlier in the school year, he would not have felt the need to donate blood. McKeon was not afraid of donating blood because he knew the nurses were trained. “I had to have blood when I got surgery and I wanted to make sure other people had that opportunity,” McKeon said. Photo by Nicole Svistun
PAY IT FORWARD: If senior Kirk McKeon had not gotten a surgery earlier in the school year, he would not have felt the need to donate blood. McKeon was not afraid of donating blood because he knew the nurses were trained. “I had to have blood when I got surgery and I wanted to make sure other people had that opportunity,” McKeon said. Photo by Nicole Svistun
FLOWING BLOOD: Although sophomore William Torres feels like he has not done many good deeds, on April 23, he donated blood to BloodSource. The stress ball in his left hand was used to help keep the blood flowing into the bag by moving it around. “I just wanted to do something good to help other people,” Torres said. Photo by Nicole Svistun
FLOWING BLOOD: Although sophomore William Torres feels like he has not done many good deeds, on April 23, he donated blood to BloodSource. The stress ball in his left hand was used to help keep the blood flowing into the bag by moving it around. “I just wanted to do something good to help other people,” Torres said. Photo by Nicole Svistun
Photo by Janelle Cruz
Photo by Janelle Cruz
Photo by Janelle Cruz
Photo by Janelle Cruz
EFFICIENT EXCELLENCE: Although the paint still drips on the table, junior Jennah Qunell starts to put away one of the portable canvases in Mr. Stephens's art class on April 21. Qunell took the extra time to scrape the paint off the table because as she painted rocks, she used a lot of paint." Cleaning up takes forever because even when you think you are done, you end up with paint on every article of clothing you are wearing at the moment," Qunell said. Photo by Ambreen Siddiqui
EFFICIENT EXCELLENCE: Although the paint still drips on the table, junior Jennah Qunell starts to put away one of the portable canvases in Mr. Stephens’s art class on April 21. Qunell took the extra time to scrape the paint off the table because as she painted rocks, she used a lot of paint.” Cleaning up takes forever because even when you think you are done, you end up with paint on every article of clothing you are wearing at the moment,” Qunell said.
Photo by Ambreen Siddiqui
PROCRASTINATION NATION: Although homework needs to be finished, junior Lauren Helfer plays on her iPhone during lunch on April 23. Helfer tried to focus on her Psychology homework, but instead searched through Instagram."I procrastinate a lot, but it teaches me to finish a ton of work under a very limited time period so it can be useful, Helfer said. Photo by Ambreen Siddiqui
PROCRASTINATION NATION: Although homework needs to be finished, junior Lauren Helfer plays on her iPhone during lunch on April 23. Helfer tried to focus on her Psychology homework, but instead searched through Instagram.”I procrastinate a lot, but it teaches me to finish a ton of work under a very limited time period so it can be useful, Helfer said. Photo by Ambreen Siddiqui
LAND OF MISFIT TOYS: Although many of her friends don’t share their lunch, senior Catie Hines has found a group of her own at lunch. Everyone came from a different crowd, but they all knew someone and the group grew. “I love sitting with my group of friends at lunch.They always make me laugh and the jokes never stop coming during the entire lunch. We all came from different lunch groups but now we are all a lot friendlier. This is the best group to be ending senior year with,” Hines said. Photo by Claudia Moore
LAND OF MISFIT TOYS: Although many of her friends don’t share their lunch, senior Catie Hines has found a group of her own at lunch. Everyone came from a different crowd, but they all knew someone and the group grew. “I love sitting with my group of friends at lunch.They always make me laugh and the jokes never stop coming during the entire lunch. We all came from different lunch groups but now we are all a lot friendlier. This is the best group to be ending senior year with,” Hines said. Photo by Claudia Moore
Though the school year coming to an end means separating from her friends, senior Erin Massey is still excited for the conclusion of her high school years. “Knowing I get to graduate is the best part of senior year,” Massey said, along with “freedoms like getting to hang out with friends a lot more and not having to focus so much on school work.”  Photo by Claudia Moore
Though the school year coming to an end means separating from her friends, senior Erin Massey is still excited for the conclusion of her high school years. “Knowing I get to graduate is the best part of senior year,” Massey said, along with “freedoms like getting to hang out with friends a lot more and not having to focus so much on school work.” Photo by Claudia Moore
Photo by David Goni
Photo by David Goni
Photo by David Goni
Photo by David Goni
NOT COLD-BLOODED: Although it is his second time donating blood, junior Eric Childers is slightly nervous. It was a cold morning on May 23. Childer was cold and shivered while sitting on the chair, but the cold didn’t stop him from donating blood. Childers gave blood to help save a life. “I donated because other people need blood,” Childers said. Photo by Melissa Goni
NOT COLD-BLOODED: Although it is his second time donating blood, junior Eric Childers is slightly nervous. It was a cold morning on May 23. Childer was cold and shivered while sitting on the chair, but the cold didn’t stop him from donating blood. Childers gave blood to help save a life. “I donated because other people need blood,” Childers said. Photo by Melissa Goni
If sophomore Hannah Stubee hadn’t taken pictures, her photography project would’ve been late. During 1st period, Stubee shot for her “Working Your Subject” project. She used her best friend, sophomore Emma Hansen, as the model. She took different kinds of portraits of her. “I love being able to capture that with photography. Photography allows me to share the amazing experiences that I’ve had with the world,” Stubee said. Photo by Melissa Goni
If sophomore Hannah Stubee hadn’t taken pictures, her photography project would’ve been late. During 1st period, Stubee shot for her “Working Your Subject” project. She used her best friend, sophomore Emma Hansen, as the model. She took different kinds of portraits of her. “I love being able to capture that with photography. Photography allows me to share the amazing experiences that I’ve had with the world,” Stubee said. Photo by Melissa Goni
Although sophomore Taylor Wills had to drop a class, she chose another class that made her interact with other teachers and students. “I had to drop a class and it was the only thing available. But I like delivering the gifts to the teachers because they get excited,” Wills said. Photo by Sanjna Saini
Although sophomore Taylor Wills had to drop a class, she chose another class that made her interact with other teachers and students. “I had to drop a class and it was the only thing available. But I like delivering the gifts to the teachers because they get excited,” Wills said. Photo by Sanjna Saini
Although Guitar class can be very loud, senior Maxx Munzel finds a nice place to get away from the sound and focus on his strumming. “I try to escape the noise of other people playing as much as I can,” Munzel said. Photo by Sanjna Saini
Although Guitar class can be very loud, senior Maxx Munzel finds a nice place to get away from the sound and focus on his strumming. “I try to escape the noise of other people playing as much as I can,” Munzel said. Photo by Sanjna Saini
PASTEL SKY: Provided with the help of a reference, sophomore Jessica Ginniver works on making her pastel project look more realistic during first period art on April 22. Although making the piece look more realistic had been difficult for her, she enjoyed the sky in her piece. “My favorite part about my project is the sky, just because I practiced it in my sketchbook so many times to make it look like clouds, not just blobs,” Ginniver said. Photo by Reese Richmond
PASTEL SKY: Provided with the help of a reference, sophomore Jessica Ginniver works on making her pastel project look more realistic during first period art on April 22. Although making the piece look more realistic had been difficult for her, she enjoyed the sky in her piece. “My favorite part about my project is the sky, just because I practiced it in my sketchbook so many times to make it look like clouds, not just blobs,” Ginniver said. Photo by Reese Richmond
BALANCING ACTS: Although balancing band and academics is difficult, freshman Yasmine Greiss enjoys being part of a group where everyone is so accepting of one another. While reading off her music sheet, Greiss played the oboe in band during first period on April 22. “I love being able to play my oboe during school,” Greiss said. Photo by Reese Richmond
BALANCING ACTS: Although balancing band and academics is difficult, freshman Yasmine Greiss enjoys being part of a group where everyone is so accepting of one another. While reading off her music sheet, Greiss played the oboe in band during first period on April 22. “I love being able to play my oboe during school,” Greiss said. Photo by Reese Richmond
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