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Granite Bay Today

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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

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Holmes retweeted his piece on Twitter, sparking more conversation about the Tribe.

Teacher suggests changing of Tribe

May 9, 2019

  The Tribe. It is the current name of the student section at Granite Bay High School sports games. It is part of the rallying chant “Roll Tribe”...

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Commentary: Moderates are still a thriving group

April 24, 2019

  Our United States has undeniably changed in the last three years.   Part of that obviously comes with time passing. Of course, a lot of it...

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Commentary: We all need encouragement, not criticism

March 29, 2019

  There’s this amazing feeling that I, and probably all people, get from receiving compliments, from words of affirmation, from encouragement. ...

Senior Sydney Herrenschmidt  welcomes her freshman group during the 2018 Grizzly Retreat dressed as a hammer head shark. According to administrators, next falls freshman class could be the smallest ever at GBHS.

Frosh numbers declining

March 6, 2019

  In recent years, the Sacramento area has expanded due in no small part to the migration of many from the overcrowded Bay Area. However, as many people...

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Commentary: Church culture can push believers away

February 13, 2019

  For some, Sunday mornings mean watching football and recovering from the night before. However, for the vast majority of our nation, it also includes...

West Park High, pictured here in an architectural drawing, is scheduled to open in August of 2020.

RJUHSD set to open new high school in 2020: West Park

February 13, 2019

  The new West Park High School scheduled to open in August 2020 has been a long time coming.   Promised to those who bought property in the surrounding...

Heidi McKeen’s time-consuming hobby is running impressively long distances such as ultramarathons.

McKeen runs 100 miles

January 15, 2019

26.2 is an important number in running – for many, it is not only the number of miles in a marathon but also the distance they wish to someday complete. However,...

Honors Chemistry – a class favored by many students – is being dropped in order to make room for curriculum changes.

Science department braces for upcoming coursework changes

December 3, 2018

  Three years ago, high schools across California changed their math curriculums to Common Core, bringing in Integrated Math and ditching the traditional...

Senior TJ Robertson is prepared to be evacuated by helicopter from the crash scene.

Every 15 Minutes leaves lasting impact

November 18, 2018

  The sound of screams, police sirens and tears rang through the thick, smoky air on the morning of November 14.   It was the screaming that was...

GBHS students discuss the rising stresses of finals.

Colleges downplay test scores

October 22, 2018

 Standardized testing has been just another aspect of the high school experience for more than half a century now – the SAT and ACT were introduced...

Crazy Rich Asians

Movie review: Crazy Rich Asians

September 21, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians is one of the few movies this year that has generated buzz in the community not mainly because of its story line or the cinematography,...

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Commentary: College essays prompt healthy self-reflection

September 19, 2018

I am an avid fan of haikus.   Perhaps it is the way that the 17 syllables roll off the tongue in such a short, savory way. Perhaps it is the Asian...

Security cameras are now installed on the GBHS campus and keep an eye on students every day.

Video cameras added across GBHS campus

September 12, 2018

  It’s not that school campuses are no longer safe – it’s that they are no longer as safe as students, parents and teachers want them to be. ...

Commentary: Do not let technology take over your life

Commentary: Do not let technology take over your life

August 22, 2018

  Many science fiction novels have been written about the ever-growing presence of technology, with many focusing on the potential danger and  control...

GBHS volleyball makes playoffs

GBHS volleyball makes playoffs

November 17, 2017

Two weeks ago, the Granite Bay High School girls' varsity volleyball team appeared to have their season cut short after a loss to Turlock High School in...

Student-athletes beginning to play fewer sports

October 9, 2017

In the past, the quintessential jock played several sports, whether it was the combination of football in the fall, wrestling in the winter and soccer...

Teaching to a different tune

Teaching to a different tune

January 25, 2017

Since 2000, one year of a Visual and Performing Arts class has been a high school graduation requirement in California. At Granite Bay High School,...

The teenage mind is often responsible for reckless actions

The teenage mind is often responsible for reckless actions

October 20, 2016

Adolescents tend to make questionable decisions, and while some people may naturally act more absent-mindedly, a lot of the blame can be attributed...

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