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NHS Induction Ceremony

NHS Induction Ceremony

Luke Aubert, Editor and Chief

April 12, 2019

It’s that time of year where clubs and organizations change staffers with graduating seniors. Last Thursday, the National Honors Society inducted a new president, vice president, treasurer, and historian. For the 2019-2020 school year, Kate Hayde has been elected as president, Nick Burke as vice-p...

GJHS Testing Information

GJHS Testing Information

Kobey LaDuke, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Grand Junction High School Testing and Information Tuesday, April 9 Wednesday, April 10 PSAT 10 for the Sophomores PSAT 9 for the freshman SAT for the Juniors CMAS Science for Juniors No School for the Freshman and Seniors No School for Sophomores and Seniors   I...

Senior Calendar

Senior Calendar

Madi Martinez, Editor in Chief

April 5, 2019

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Now vs. Then

Now vs. Then

Photography by Kyla Dare

March 15, 2019

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Are We Safe?

Are We Safe?

March 15, 2019

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Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper

March 15, 2019

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School start times changing

School start times changing

Levi Prall, reporter

March 10, 2019

This fall, District 51 high schools start times will change from 7:25 a.m. to 8 a.m. Students have mixed opinions about this, as there are some benefits and some flaws. Iralind Hayworth, a sophomore and two-sport athlete, said the change might be a challenge for athletes. “I’m conflicted a...

Q & A with Future Leaders

Q & A with Future Leaders

Hunter Tobiasson, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Q: What is your main focus as Head Boy/Girl?   Q: What do you want to change about GJHS?   Q: What does the position mean to you?   Q: 3 short facts   GAGE FINK A: I want to bring together our community and make the school come closer together. I want Student ...

Guilty or Not

Guilty or Not

Kobey LaDuke, Reporter

March 2, 2019

From memorizing rules of evidence to learning courtroom etiquette, GJHS’s Mock Trial teams have wrapped up their season. Placing 4th and 5th in regionals, they can now hang up their coats and look forward to another case for next year's Mock Trial season. “I’m proud of them. I think they did a g...

Speech and Debate is Going to State

Speech and Debate is Going to State

Bree Peet and Callie Witt, Journalism II Reporter

March 2, 2019

Junior, Elijah McDaniel is going to state for speech and debate. Speech and debate is an academic activity typically in middle school, high school, or in college. Similar to athletic sports, speech and debate activities are challenging, competitive in nature and require regular practice, coaching, ded...

GJHS Mock Trial Regionals

GJHS Mock Trial Regionals

Ashley Guddat, Reporter

February 23, 2019

The GJHS mock trial team is travelling to Glenwood Springs on February 23-24 for their regional competition against eight teams from all over the Western Slope. “I am confident in the club. Both teams are evenly matched, but there is a lot of new experience,” said Zeron Lawson, captain of the...

Kindness is Contagious Week

Kindness is Contagious Week

Ashley Guddat, Reporter

February 23, 2019

Being kind is not telling someone they have spinach in their teeth so they are not embarrassed. Being kind is telling someone they have spinach in their teeth because you care about them and are trying to spare them the embarrassment. Last week, GJHS participated in Kindness is Contagious (KIC) wee...

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