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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

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The new collaborative effort between Ward and Trussell is as goofy as it is heartfelt.

Review: The Midnight Gospel

May 18, 2020

Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell’s experimental new Netflix series The Midnight Gospel is unlike anything I’ve seen before. I don’t mean this in...

Despite having already taken the SAT, many UC-bound juniors will no longer require the minimum scores previously detrimental to the admissions process.

UC schools to drop SAT score requirements for fall 2021

April 13, 2020

   It’s no secret that educators are dedicated to the full development of distance learning as the prognosis for coronavirus seemingly stretches further...

The player character in Animal Crossing: New Horizons poses to show off their home.

Game Review: “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”

April 1, 2020

Despite being cooped up in my house, locked in Zoom calls, watching endless assignments,  etching the days which have passed into my wall with a #2...

Three real-life players congregate in a house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

[Photo] Students with parents in the medical field worry for their health

March 31, 2020

Three real-life players congregate in a house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Senior Jack Gillespie shares his passion for motor sports and the sense of community it brings.

[Photo] Auto-racing community hits the track close to home

March 11, 2020

Senior Jack Gillespie shares his passion for motor sports and the sense of community it brings.

Released in May of 2018, Wide Awake! marks indie band Parquet Courts sixth album.

Music Review: Wide Awake!

March 2, 2020

As one of the largest forms of entertainment, music is no stranger to politics. Kendrick Lamar, for example, is heavily praised for his use of catchy music...

Band numbers decline as students make a difficult decision to prioritize other commitments over band.

Students leave band for other activities

February 28, 2020

Every high school has its staple programs. For Whitney, it’s their stellar media department. For Del Oro, it’s their wide variety of sports programs....

Music Review: Some Rap Songs

February 6, 2020

When people talk about the rap game, it’s easy to regurgitate the chart-topping names that most could recall. With the music industry in its current...

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Commentary: Corporations act more engaged

January 29, 2020

As soon as the industrial revolution rocked the West with unprecedented production, commercialism took its part by sweeping the nation with advertisements...

Students of the LGBTQ community share their experiences and struggles with gaining  acceptance in society.

Making the ‘trans’ition

January 24, 2020

Over the course of the twentieth century, traditionally underrepresented and marginalized groups have come out as victors in the battle for a place at...

This years government classes at GBHS seem to be filled with more students on the far ends of the political spectrum then usual, and political beliefs are expressed more openly on campus.

Political divisions spark in-class debate

November 20, 2019

Of all the divisive, schismatic topics that society is burdened with being asked to discuss, politics has always been at the top of the list. Even though...

Joker reaches beyond the stereotypical audience to bring thoughtful discussion to the general populace.

Movie Review: Joker

November 4, 2019

Shrouded in controversy weeks in advance, “Joker” seemed destined to be dead in the water when its release date of early October rolled around. Now,...

Commentary: Flexing your parents money

Commentary: Flexing your parents’ money

October 30, 2019

Trust me; I get it. I really do. On a certain level, it makes sense. When the direct deposit goes through your bank or the cash is in your hands, you...

Being in high school doesnt stop many GBHS students from going out and participating in neighborhood trick-or-treating or dressing up.

Teens who still trick-or-treat?

October 15, 2019

While trick-or-treating at Granite Bay High tends to receive a snub when Halloween comes around, a group of students want to end the stigma. Whether...

Independence High School is starting to become an appealing option to students at Granite Bay High School who need a change of pace.

Independence High School is on the rise

October 3, 2019

Granite Bay High is considered to be one of the best schools in the Northern California region for its prestigious International Baccalaureate and Advanced...

GINGER is one of the latest releases of this under-the-radar boy band.

Music Review: GINGER

September 12, 2019

BROCKHAMPTON is the boy band you’ve either heard too much or nothing about. In fact, no one seems to know much about the group, with Google estimating...

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