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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

Max Schwartz is a GBHS senior and co-editor-in-chief of the Granite Bay Gazette.

Max Schwartz, Co-editor-in-chief

Max is a senior at Granite Bay High School, and is one of five co-editors-in-chief for the Gazette/GraniteBayToday.org in 2018-19. This is his third year on the Gazette staff. Outside of journalism, Max enjoys wrestling and playing rugby for Granite Bay High School, and writing.   

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Max Schwartz is a GBHS senior and co-editor-in-chief of the Granite Bay Gazette.

Commentary: What I learned at Granite Bay High

May 29, 2019

  Hey, my name is Max Schwartz.   I’m a senior a Granite Bay High School, a place I have attended for the past four years, and place I will...

Black Panther

April 23, 2019

Black Panther   Movie Rating: PG-13 By Max Schwartz     I think the main problem with all of the Marvel movies is the fact that there have...

Matt Solone clears a ball from the end line.

Varsity lacrosse team poised for success

April 8, 2019
matt solone Special to the gazette Jane Fowler
This email was sent out in early February. Since then, teachers have spoken to their classes about being conscious of peoples ethnicities and history, as well as respecting others not only on the GBHS campus, but in life.

Racism and its presence on campus

March 25, 2019

“And the people in the houses All went to the university   Where they were put in boxes And they came out all the same   And there’s doctors...

Max Schwartz is a GBHS senior and co-editor-in-chief of the Granite Bay Gazette.

Commentary: High school is what we make it

March 13, 2019

  Granite Bay High School is my school.   Along with most other schools, the dialogue from students frequently contain phrases like, “I hate...

Max Schwartz is a GBHS senior and co-editor-in-chief of the Granite Bay Gazette.

Commentary: What my struggles with mental illness have taught me

February 22, 2019

 I walked into my first-period Spanish 3 class the same way I had every day since the beginning of 11th grade and took my seat.   Señora Hill...

Gabe Jensen takes down an opponent at a home duel vs Del Oro

Parents take on coaching roles

February 21, 2019

  A parent and a coach hold very similar – and at times interchangeable – roles in a child’s life. But when those two positions are held by the...

Granite bay High has a girls team and a boys team.

Wrestling coach Cooley commits to his profession

February 1, 2019

  Granite Bay athletics have long been characterized not only by the star power on the field, but by the coaches that stand behind them.   Robert...

A California state department of education official collected evidence and statements about inappropriate conduct by Granite Bay High students at the state FBLA conference in October in Santa Clara. The information was then sent by the official to GBHS administration.  Administrators also received an email from another FBLA teacher/adviser that complained about GBHS student behavior. You can read the documents by clicking the link located down and to the left on this page.

FBLA club ousted from Santa Clara conference for rude, unruly behavior

December 14, 2018

   After numerous instances of rude and unruly behavior, Granite Bay High’s Future Business Leaders of America club was removed from the state organization’s...

Senior Chase Garmon (right) supports teammate Bryce Van Order during football game.

Football facing adversity after several players hurt

October 4, 2018

 As a football player, senior year is a time to leave it all on the field for a game you have played your whole life. But what if the end comes closer...

GBHS alumni Bryan Baumgarten swings at the Bighorn Invitational in Palm Desert, California.

[Photo] Granite Bay High graduate excels in collegiate athletics

May 14, 2018

GBHS alumni Bryan Baumgarten swings at the Bighorn Invitational in Palm Desert, California.

Senior Thomas Larkin gives a passionate and emotional speech to urge students to take action and end school gun violence.

[Photo] GBHS students participate in national walkout

March 14, 2018

Senior Thomas Larkin gives a passionate and emotional speech to urge students to take action and end school gun violence.

Stabbert brothers: Athletic siblings thrive in sports

Stabbert brothers: Athletic siblings thrive in sports

March 1, 2018

  In the history of Granite Bay High School, star athletes have shown through each sport, leaving a legacy behind. Three of these athletes come from the...

Through random nation-wide selection, over fifty students from Granite Bay High were selected to take part in this assessment to provide data for academic achievement across the country.

October PSAT scores invalidated

January 30, 2018

  “I was absolutely shocked,” Granite Bay High school sophomore Ipsha Pandey said about her unusually low PSAT score after it was released in December...

New counselor arrives at GBHS

New counselor arrives at GBHS

December 1, 2017

Change is no foreigner to the Granite Bay High School campus. And after Kathleen Orchard announced her retirement in October, GBHS experienced this...

In America, anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed mental illness.

[Photo] Anxiety becomes an issue for adolescents

November 7, 2017

In America, anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed mental illness.

CAASPP scores make a comeback

CAASPP scores make a comeback

October 2, 2017

  It’s said there are no secrets to achieving success – it’s the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.   Granite Bay...

Music Review: Flower Boy

Music Review: Flower Boy

September 21, 2017

  Tyler, The Creator – often characterized by his aggressive, punk tone and provocative lyrics – defies the paradigm of his music, in his new project,...

GBHS graduate Briana Whitney reports live from the harbor in Corpus Christi, Texas, during Hurricane Harvey.

GBHS grad reports live from Hurricane Harvey

September 5, 2017

    When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, it set off one of the most devastating natural disasters in...

In photo: Brayden Johnk
Backpacking alongside the hillside in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park

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September 5, 2017

In photo: Brayden Johnk Backpacking alongside the hillside in Mineral King, Sequoia National Park

The smart drug

The smart drug

April 27, 2017

Finals week: students are cramming every last bit of knowledge they can in order to do well on exams that dictate their final grades. Feeling unfocused...

GBHS reacts to climate change controversy

GBHS reacts to climate change controversy

March 22, 2017

On Jan. 20, when Donald J. Trump assumed the presidency, the White House website’s public policy statements and documents from the outgoing administration...

Former GBHS golfer excels at University of Illinois

Former GBHS golfer excels at University of Illinois

December 16, 2016

Granite Bay High School not only produces academically talented men and women, but also superb athletes – and Bryan Baumgarten is living proof of this. Baumgarten,...

Students explore privileges and restrictions of driving

Students explore privileges and restrictions of driving

August 26, 2016

Obtaining a driver’s license is a huge milestone in the life of a teenager. Their license is more than just a card – it is their ticket to freedom. Granite...

Backyard Birds

Backyard Birds

May 13, 2016

  Albert Einstein once said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”   Recently, I have been fortunate enough...

Day Light Saving time may be eliminated in the future

Day Light Saving time may be eliminated in the future

May 9, 2016

     Springing forward and falling back could finally meet its end if  Assembly Bill 2496 is passed.   This bill would eliminate daylight saving...

Beyoncé makes super-bold statement

March 29, 2016

 At 3:20 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon, I was preparing for the ultimate showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, anxious for...

National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary

National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary

February 19, 2016

  This year is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but for many park lovers, a visit today is just as fresh as it was when they first...

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