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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

Alexandra Felt, Editor

Alexandra is the Features Editor for Granite Bay Today and The Gazette. This is her second year on staff.

All content by Alexandra Felt
Piekuconis teaching his classroom in January.

[Photo] Long-term substitute escorted out of class

April 7, 2022

Piekuconis teaching his classroom in January.

Ms. Jossart sits at her desk in her English classroom.

GBHS 2022 new teacher: Elise Jossart

March 10, 2022

Ms. Jossart sits at her desk in her English classroom.

Four of Nixtacos tacos; two octopus tacos, one fried chicken taco, and one roadkill taco.

Food review: Nixtaco

April 4, 2022

Inside and out, Nixtaco is very unassuming for a restaurant with a Michelin star. It’s not in some special or even “nice” location either. I almost...

Commentary: I thought he was my savior

Commentary: I thought he was my savior

February 1, 2022

"I thought he was my savior." So did thirteen other subjects who signed up for therapy at Brigham Young University in 1976. Max Ford McBride, a graduate...

Pictured above is the Hoover Dam, one of the great infrastructure projects of the 1930s New Deal. Huge infrastructure projects like this one will be set into motion by the new infrastructure bill.

Commentary: Too much to ask, or too little?

September 9, 2021

Is 4 trillion dollars too much to ask, or too little? Recently, Congress passed a federal budget resolution and the House is in the process of considering...

Communism has never been successfully carried out on a wide scale, but does that make communism inherently bad?

Commentary: Why communism doesn’t work

March 24, 2021

A common argument I have heard against communism is that it has never worked before. The central problem is that there are too many people for it to...

The United States has developed a negative association with the word communism.

Commentary: Redefining communism

February 16, 2021

Over the past few turbulent years in politics, there have been increasing sentiments against socialism and communism from the right. People are calling...

Restorative justice is meant to appease all parties involved to best benefit society.

Commentary: The American prison system could use reworking

January 10, 2021

Prison abolition isn’t a bad thing. From what I gather, prison abolition is sometimes misunderstood. It’s not about the erasure of our criminal...

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

LGBTQ+ representation at GBHS

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...

MGTOW is a group on Reddit that expresses anti-feminist views

Commentary: MGTOW and some forms of modern feminism are equally abrasive

November 12, 2020

Men Going Their Own Way is a group on the app Reddit dedicated to anti-feminism. The description of the MGTOW page says, “This subreddit is for men...

Throughout the election season, the presence of campaign signs became especially noticeable.

Campaign signs — where do they come from, where do they go?

November 9, 2020

The appearance and disappearance of campaign signs around election season are often shrouded in mystery. A candidate at, for example, city or county...

Meet the 2020 RJUHSD board candidates

October 28, 2020

Editor's Note: The remainder of the RJUHSD board candidate profiles are still in progress and will be updated shortly. Please refer to Voters Edge as we...

People many times refer to both their phones and social media as toxic, but are they really the problem?

Commentary: Is social media toxic or are users the problem?

October 27, 2020

The virtue of social media lies not in the hands of influencers, creators or the platforms themselves, it lies in the hands of its average users.  Some...

In the Suicide Prevention video, counselors in the Wellness Center provide information regarding mental health services available to students during distance learning.

Mental Health Matters: Suicide prevention month increases mental health awareness

October 16, 2020

In the past few years, Granite Bay High School has seen an increase in pushing for mental health awareness by putting more emphasis on the Suicide Prevention...

Some students and faculty will vote via a mail-in ballot for the election on November 3rd.

Mail-in voting raises concern

September 28, 2020

With the election approaching in November, many are worried that postal backlog might lead to disenfranchisement in some cases as all states will see an...

Screen time limits are being broken more than ever as a result of increased time at home.

Students experience increased screen time due to quarantine

September 25, 2020

Teens and children are spending more time than ever online due to the pandemic. Since California’s stay at home order was issued in March, and other...

Technology and equipment remain inaccessible while students are distance learning from home.

Lack of access to technology and equipment affects quality of learning

September 21, 2020

Since school went online in March, both teachers and students all over the country have been affected by limited access to technology and connectivity...

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