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  • Overlooked

    Overlooked

    Andrew Hansen, Reporter

    February 9, 2016

    Christian McCaffrey was an intriguing college football player entering his sophomore season at Stanford University. By the end of it, he finished second in the Heisman voting, an award many believed he deserved to win, and he led his team to an impressive Rose Bowl victory. McCaffrey, son of former... READ MORE »»

    Stanford's Christian McCaffrey (5) is upended by Central Florida's Drico Johnson in the first quarter at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

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  • HopeWest

    HopeWest

    Kadan Cummings, Section Editor

    February 9, 2016

    A terminal illness is tough for anybody to deal with. The feeling that there is nothing more an individual or their family can do to help is utterly unbearable for some people to handle. HopeWest, formally known as Hospice, is in its 23rd year of serving as a palliative care organization, counseling program and social program that provides care to more than 600 patients dealing with a terminal illness. Every hospice brings its own unique style of care, and Christy Whitney, CEO and President, is quick to acknowledge those who make their organization special. READ MORE »»

    Palliative Hospice of Western Colorado

    courtesy of Alyssa Hampson

Stepping up the ladder

Andrew Hansen, Reporter

Former GJHS football coach Robbie Owens will pack his bags come summer, moving from Grand Junction to San Diego, where he will begin coaching at Helix High School.

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February 10, 2016 • Comments Off

Out with the old and in with the new

Claire Cecere, Reporter

This year will be the last year for Colorado juniors to take the ACT college entrance exam for free. The Colorado Department of Education announced on Dec. 23 that this year’s juniors would be taking the SAT instead o...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • Comments Off

Freshman Academy

Christina Greswit, Reporter

Without the help of an older sibling or friend, transitioning from being a coddled and confined 8th grader, to the overwhelming freedom that is high school can be difficult for many young students. It is hoped the "Freshmen Academ...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • Comments Off

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Golden Boys

Martin Huff Jr, Reporter

Sean Rubalcaba It all started at a young age. Sean Rubalcaba played football for the Mesa County Junior Football League. Rubalcaba was an all-star. He led his team to a 39-1 record and won four Super Bowls. The success continue...  Read More »

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From local to nation celebrity

From local to nation celebrity

Sofia Blackburn, Reporter

Neuroblastoma, a big word with a lot of power. Neuroblastoma has the power to control a life. At the age of seven, Grand Junction resident Delaney Clements was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and has been...  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • Comments Off

Palliative Hospice of Western Colorado

HopeWest

February 9, 2016

Staying strong second semester

February 9, 2016

Jace Hatterman

February 9, 2016

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  • Telephones, Teenagers and Troubles

    Singing, humor, the 50's and more was all included in the showing of "Bye Bye, Birdie." The classic musical was put on at Grand Junction High School d...

  • One-acts take the stage

    In a field of comedies, a thriller took first. Tempestt Downing, a senior at GJHS, won the one-act competition put on by GJHS’s drama department ...

  • New twist on old classic

    It was a new spin on the traditional evening at the ballet. On the weekend of January 15th- 17th Absolute Dance preformed the ballet “Alice’s W...

  • Finding Hope in Unlikely Places

    Finding Hope in Unlikely Places

The student news site of Grand Junction High School
The student news site of Grand Junction High School