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Deaf For a Day Comes to GJHS

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

March 17, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

New opportunities come at you like open doors. It’s our decision to go take them or not. When you think of languages to take at school, your first thoughts are Spanish, French, or German. What most students forget is sign language....

O&B Staff Takes Home Multiple Awards at CMU Media Day

Staff

March 7, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

The Orange and Black Newspaper attended CMU Media Day on March 6th and won various awards in multiple categories. CMU Media Day is held every single year and is a chance for reporters, photographers and editors to be able to attend...

Mock Trial Steps it up at Tournament

Aaron King, Reporter

February 17, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

    Mock Trial is generally like court for students. It gives students a feel for what court is like, and how to be involved in court. “In Mock Trial you are assigned a case and then you are assigned witnesses...

Speaker Inspires Students to Push On

Makayla Moran, Reporter

January 18, 2017

Filed under Features, Students, Arts and Culture

In light of tragic events occurring this year at GJHS, teachers have been putting great efforts into finding ways to reach out to students. On January 17, an assembly was sponsored by local organizations that did this and more. Jon...

Your Voice Matters

Shannon Clark, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Features

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance are supposed to be the five stages of grief that a person may go through following a loss, but many would disagree and claim they are experiencing a lot more emotions than the on...

Parents Expectations vs Their Own Behavior

Sal Capritta, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Features

It's the best time of your life, and you'll miss it when it's gone; these are some of the things our parents tell us about entering high school, but is this really the mentality our parents actually want us to have? “My expectations...

Parents Pack on the Pressure

Shannon Clark, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Features

  Our parents have been with us through it all, but it seems that by the time you reach the age of 14, suddenly, all of the expectations they previously did not have for you, have now been placed in front of you that you...

Exchanging One Life For Another

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Features

America is a country that we call home, but to others, America is filled with stereotypes, fears, and awkwardness. GJHS was lucky enough to have the opportunity of allowing foreign exchange students stay at our school. Most...

Sexual Harrassment

Grace Bumgarner, Reporter

November 7, 2016

Filed under Features

Societal stigmas have led to sexual harassment among our generation to be not only overlooked, but frankly accepted. Through grade school it was ingrained in us that anyone being mean to you was a sign of affection. We quickly ev...

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