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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

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Food Review: IHOP Waffles

April 3, 2020

When I walked into the IHOP, it was practically empty, however to be fair it was one o’clock on a Friday. My friend and I were seated quickly, and in...

Teens have an understanding on why their parents use the app, but it still stirs some discontent.

Families in community use app to track their teens

November 19, 2019

In 2008, the tracking app Life360 was released, and it has recently grown immensely in popularity.  Founded by Chris Hulls and Alex Haro, the app allows...

Students country-wide choose community college plan over the traditional four-year plan. For Granite Bay, this is no exception.

False perceptions of community colleges

October 11, 2019

Editor's note: Because of an editing error in the October print edition of the Gazette, this story was not correctly published.   As the college application...

Commentary: Seniors need to vote soon

Commentary: Seniors need to vote soon

October 7, 2019

Let’s hope the class of 2020 really does have vision, because they’re going to need it in the upcoming election. With 20 Democratic presidential...

GBHS French teacher Madame Guernés tiny house features a surprisingly large kitchen.

Teacher tries tiny house living

September 28, 2019

Minimizing a bedroom is one thing, but minimizing an entire house is quite another. The tiny house trend has grown immensely in the past few years,...

Ashlynn Hultman waits her turn to be part of one of the many rally activities.

Decades Rally 2019

August 13, 2019

Marie Kondos methods of organization have gotten plenty of exposure, and her new Netflix show is another venue to spread her ideas.

Decluttering 101

May 3, 2019

  At Granite Bay High School, there certainly is a community of more affluent students.   Whether it’s outwardly clear from a brand new Hydroflask...

Commentary: Feminism means equality, not superiority

Commentary: Feminism means equality, not superiority

April 12, 2019

  It isn’t uncommon to see the word, ‘feminazi,’ thrown around on different social media platforms. The people who use this word are often those...

Movie Review: Aquaman

Movie Review: Aquaman

April 11, 2019

With the striking visuals that the movie Aquaman brings to the screen, this DC blockbuster was bound to be popular.   At the start of the film, viewers...

Participants, like Sarah Kondas, of the blood drive received a t-shirt.

A unique opportunity to save lives

April 11, 2019

  Unless you’re a doctor, firefighter, or hold another job position that is widely considered as heroic, it is not often that one has the chance to...

Heidi McKean is a senior  and has taken at least four art classes at GBHS.

[Photo] Artist of the Month: Heidi McKean

March 26, 2019

Heidi McKean is a senior and has taken at least four art classes at GBHS.

Link Crew is a huge part of Grizzly Retreat, freshmen orientation. Izzie Winger, bottom left, and Karissa Hodson, bottom right, pose with their freshmen dressed as inflatable tube men.

Link Crew inspires GBHS freshmen

March 21, 2019

  Starting high school can be quite intimidating to the average eighth grader who is a soon-to-be freshman.   Luckily, new students at Granite...

The cover for Zongs album has a soothing feel to it, with cool, soft colors.

Music Review: Nod

March 15, 2019

   If you’re looking to relax, “Nod,” by Louie Zong is the album for you. With each song being more unique than the last, new and old listeners...

Commentary: Mental illness is more than just a bad day

Commentary: Mental illness is more than just a bad day

March 8, 2019

  As someone who has spent years dealing with mental illness – whether that has been on my part or someone else’s – I have recognized some of...

The track and field team runs warm-up laps for an after-school practice session.

Track and field drop off

March 4, 2019

  As Granite Bay High School athletics carry on into the spring season, participation gradually decreases, particularly within the track and field season....

Commentary: We all must learn how to fail

Commentary: We all must learn how to fail

February 8, 2019

  For the majority of my childhood, school was the least of my worries.   I was considered a relatively talented student from a young age. I vividly...

Fighting for French

Fighting for French

February 5, 2019

  Every year, the French program at Granite Bay High School finds itself having to fight to keep its spot. With a significantly smaller department than...

Trumps government shutdown lasted over 30 days and cost thousands of people their paychecks.

Longest government shutdown in U.S. history

February 4, 2019

   For 35 days stretching from late 2018 to early 2019, the American government was shut down, and thousands of federal workers went unpaid.    Starting...

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