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Sabine Kanz

Sabine Kanz, Assistant Editor

Sabine is a Senior, and this is her second year on the Gazette staff.

All content by Sabine Kanz

[Video] Opinion: The Pitiful Personal Finance Course

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
February 7, 2024

The dreaded Personal Finance Course. This online course, which can take hours to complete, is a required course to graduate. Furthermore, you must pass...

A splash of joy: GBHS gets new water fountains

A splash of joy: GBHS gets new water fountains

Sabine Kanz, Assistant Opinions Editor
December 1, 2023

Due to a generous donation of $6,000, Granite Bay High School is replacing their water fountains. The original water fountains were first installed...

Students take notes in Dell’Orto’s 4th period AP United States History class.

Between Bells: Students and teachers share their thoughts on the new Intervention

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
November 2, 2023

Three months into the 2023-2024 school year, many students are debating over the latest schedule change- the restriction of Grizz time. Many students are...

Ahead of Club Rush, Granite Bay High Schools ADHD club posted an informational flyer advertising club activities-a safe space with skills.

[Photo] “They just cared about the pizza” : one club’s conversations to destigmatize ADHD

Sarah Yee, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 30, 2023

Ahead of Club Rush, Granite Bay High School's ADHD club posted an informational flyer advertising club activities-a safe space with skills.

Two girls sit, unwilling to participate in the merriment around them.

Opinion: Students Aren’t Hype and It’s Showing

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 17, 2023

Granite Bay students struggle with school spirit, a vital aspect of high school. I went to a football game recently with my mother. We were next to...

Percussion marches among the halls of GBHS, hyping up students for the coming football game.

Opinion: Band should march straight into athletics

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 2, 2023

Every morning, a loud clicking echoes throughout the campus. Softer staccatos bounce off the walls, following the clicking. You turn the corner and are...

Teachers around campus test out the new 5 Star hall pass.

5-Star bathroom policies expand into classrooms

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
September 19, 2023

Remember the good old days, when you had to use the bathroom, all you had to do was sign your name on a sheet and grab a green hall pass? Now, whenever...

Out with the old, in with new intervention schedule

Out with the old, in with new intervention schedule

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
September 1, 2023

For the fourth time in four years, the graduating class of 2024 has returned once again to a completely different schedule. The removal of Grizz time...

The Positive Podcast – The Holiday Special Part 3 – S1E6

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
December 22, 2020

Hey everyone! I have some sad news to share...listen to this episode to find out! Also, I finally get to talk with my grandparents together! They discuss...

The Positive Podcast – The Holiday Special Part 2 – S1E5

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
December 17, 2020

In this episode, we get to talk with my Nana (grandmother) about the history of Christmas and some of the fun traditions she had as a girl! This...

The Positive Podcast – The Holiday Special Part 1 – S1E4

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
December 17, 2020

Hey guys! I had a ton of fun making this episode as I got to talk to my grandparents! One of them is Jewish and the other is Catholic. Have fun taking...

2019-2020 Granite Bay Speech and Debate Team

Back row, from left to right: Easha Narayanan, Srinidhi Chandraskaren, Sriyanka Mandava, Avanthika Panchapakesan, Ipsha Pandey, Ishna Pandey, Shrina Pandey

Front row, left to right: Avanti Ramraj, Shreya Nagunuri, Kriti Vasudevan

How to debate: Conveying your side effectively

Saihaj Cheema and Sabine Kanz
December 1, 2020
Be mindful of the situation, especially when touching on someone's personal life.

The Positive Podcast – Meditation and Mindfulness – S1E3

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
November 30, 2020

Hey guys! On today's episode, we are going over mindfulness and clearing your thoughts with Ms. Michelle Jamieson from Sierra Mindfulness. Trust...

With masks required and social distancing guidelines in place, students are now able to attend in-person HUB time, if invited by their teacher.

Learning beyond the screen

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2020

Making her way towards a class, a girl’s footsteps echo throughout the lonely campus. On September 15, teachers welcomed back six students at a time...

The Positive Podcast – Baby giraffe is born

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 30, 2020

Update: The giraffe calf is named Glory! In today's podcast, we get to talk all about giraffes! Joining us is a special guest who works at the Sacramento...

As technology has become vital to everyday life, cyber-bullying has seen a rise.

Commentary: How to combat cyber-bullying

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2020

These days, everything is online.  And that includes bullying. Bullies have a greater power when they are online because they are able to hide their...

[Video] The Positive Podcast – Break the Outbreak

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
October 6, 2020

This is the pilot episode of The Positive Podcast. We are discussing an organization called Break the Outbreak with a couple of awesome guests! If you...

Feeding America is a nationwide food bank that encompasses many individual centers, including the Placer Food Bank.

Food banks are being hit hard by COVID-19

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
September 25, 2020

A class of students haul boxes full of canned foods from all of their classes up to the front of their school. Large trucks wait there, ready to be loaded....

Amidst the pandemic, wearing masks in public has become a political debate.

Politi…COVID?

Sabine Kanz, Staff Writer
September 22, 2020

In an empty room, the lights come up on an older man. He smiles into the camera, connecting with viewers all over America.  Former Vice President and...

Smoke and ash from nearby wildfires has left the sky as an ominous reminder of an environmental crisis.

[Photo] Commentary: Being environmentally conscious is more important than ever

Skyler Conley, Staff Writer
September 24, 2020

Smoke and ash from nearby wildfires has left the sky as an ominous reminder of an environmental crisis.

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