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Goldberg Says Goodbye

Goldberg Says Goodbye

March 27, 2018

Stand Up and Walk Out

Stand Up and Walk Out

March 21, 2018

Academic Team Brings Down the Hammer

Annika Sisac, Reporter

March 8, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Upcoming Events

The stakes were set high at last weekend’s Quiz Bowl. Our GJHS Academic Team was fighting for the top spot in a battle of pure knowledge and mental skill. To be a competitor against schools like Fairfield and other schools...

Mock Trial Team Qualifies for State Tournament

Makayla Moran, Reporter

March 7, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

  On the weekend of February 24, the Grand Junction High School Mock Trial Team competed at the regional tournament placing second. Team members Alexia Thompson and Zeron Lawson were also awarded All-Regional Outstanding...

Playing in the Spot Light

Annika Sisac, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Arts and Culture, News, Showcase, Student Life, Upcoming Events

Melody Jacobsen a senior at GJHS will weld her musical talent on the violin under the golden stage lights and the 83 foot vaulted ceilings of Carnegie Hall in the Stern Auditorium. Jacobsen, with her prodigious talent has won...

How to Heat Up a Holiday

Aspen Leman, Guest Reporter

December 6, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

In Grand Junction, not everyone is lucky enough to spend a winter around the fireplace with hot cocoa. In an attempt to make everyone's holiday a little bit cozier, here's a heart warming idea. A new trend is taking place in...

The Experience Arcade

Madi Martinez, Reporter

December 4, 2017

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

  James Van Pelt is a teacher here at GJHS and teaches literacy to ninth graders. Mr. Van Pelt is also an author of many short stories. He has written a total of 52 stories and 38 of them have been sold to magazines. Mr....

Dreamers Take a Stand

Riley Lovato, Reporter

September 22, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

In 2012 the Obama Administration announced a new policy called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). It was created so that certain immigrants could avoid deportation with the help of a work permit limited to two...

Senior Gift Serves a Greater Purpose for GJHS

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Every year our seniors donate a gift to the new classes who attend GJHS. This year, our seniors built a canopy in front of the “U” building. The purpose for this gift is so students can go here, and have alone time. The pri...

Your New Head Girl

Shannon Clark, Online Editor in Chief

March 31, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

When you walked through the halls of GJHS recently, it was pretty hard not to notice the posters and free treats being passed out from the campaigners for Head Girl and Head Boy. Each campaigner worked their hardest to communicate...

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