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Granite Bay High School
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Granite Bay High School
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Stories from Granite Bay High School
Non-drama students join cast of recent school play
Arts & Entertainment

Mia Taylor | April 5, 2019

The drama program has never failed to deliver a show loaded with talented performers.

  In their most recent production, She Kills Monsters, viewers were pleasantly surprised to watch many new faces…

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Girls’ wrestling athletes on the rise at local schools
Sports

Raha Elahi | March 1, 2019

   Many students participate in sports, but few women join wrestling.

  This year Victoria Wells, Hannah Thrash, and Lauren Gray have joined the Granite Bay High School wrestling team.

  While…

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Parents take on coaching roles
Sports

Max Schwartz | February 26, 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 same person, the speculation of it bleeding into…

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Like mother, like daughter on the field
Sports

Lily Williams | February 14, 2019

   After 10 years of hard work and dedication, softball player and senior Lindsay Poulos was recruited in December to play for the Harvard University softball team.

  “Harvard never crossed my…

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Fighting for French
Features

Kate Fernandez | February 14, 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 the Spanish program, the two French teachers – Lynne…

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McKeen runs 100 miles
Sports

Andrew Yung | January 22, 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, for the daring few, 26.2 miles is…

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Cheerleaders wave goodbye to basketball season
News

Kabe Teague | December 26, 2018

 As the stunt season approaches, the cheer team is looking forward to a combination of fun and success. This year however, they won’t be leading chants at the end of the basketball courts.

  When…

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Dying dances
Features

Emerson Ford | December 21, 2018

  It is a known fact that Granite Bay High School students often wrestle with the decision on whether to attend school events especially dances. Dances like Homecoming are often overlooked. However,…

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Science department braces for upcoming coursework changes
News

Andrew Yung | December 18, 2018

  Three years ago, high schools across California changed their math curriculums to Common Core, bringing in Integrated Math and ditching the traditional Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 sequence.

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Seniors eager to venture outside the bubble
News

Emerson Ford | December 11, 2018

 In their final year of high school, seniors anxiously await their last day of school, ready and excited to complete their first huge milestone in life. However, that day of freedom is closer for some…

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Student shines in Russia
Sports

Mia Taylor | November 27, 2018

 Junior Colin Wills has taken his newfound passion to the next level.

  After two years of competitive climbing, Wills has earned a spot on the United States bouldering team. His skills have allowed…

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Colleges downplay test scores
News

Andrew Yung | November 16, 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 in 1926 and 1959, respectively.

  However,…

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Sophomore rush for permits stirs safety concerns
Features

Heba Bounar | October 26, 2018

As more and more sophomores pass 15 and a half years old, the number of students on the roads noticeably increases as well.

With driving being among sophomore’s top priorities, the race to get permitted…

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Football facing adversity after several players hurt
Showcase

Max Schwartz | October 16, 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 than expected?

This season, Granite Bay football…

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Poor air quality because of wildfires affects outdoor athletic practices
Sports

Emily Hansen | October 1, 2018

Granite Bay High School has committed, diligent athletes who push through difficult conditions to follow through with their sports.

Most people only see athletes perform during a game or meet. They…

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