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All Academic Team GJHS

Sal Capritta, Reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Students and Culture

The All Academic Team at GJHS is the new 2017 Colorado History Bowl Champions. The team has put in countless hour of training since they first started in July through the end of the school year. The team is coached by Cody Shawcroft, and Casey Smith who are all former members of the GJHS academic team...

Kindness is Contagious Week

Shannon Clark, Online Editor in Chief

February 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Students and Culture

During the week of 2/13/17-2/17-17, high schools around the Grand Valley including GJHS, will be presenting the 2nd annual, Kindness is Contagious week. This week will be based on stomping out the stigma surrounding Mental Health and will feature multiple events throughout the week, held by student council....

GJHS Student Athletes Sign to Colleges

Makayla Moran, Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On February 1st, Grand Junction High School was honored to have three student athletes sign to three colleges. Drew Derrieux will play basketball for William Woods University in Missouri, Camryn Sanchez will play softball for Chadron State College in Nebraska, and Trevor Olkowski will be playing golf for t...

New SRO Brings New Challenges

Aaron King, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under News, Students and Culture

Grand Junction High School Resource Officer David Godwin, has had a lot to deal with this year, especially with it being his first year alone at Grand Junction High. Last year Godwin came to Grand Junction a number of times with Officer Bavor. But this year he is more on his own. He has officers with him, bu...

State of Our School

Kaitlin Berg, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under News, Students and Culture

Grand Junction High School has been around since 1956. In that time, the building has grown in size, but it’s also growing old. With the recent flooding in the boiler room, it has raised several questions about the state of the school and what we are doing to fix it. Back in 2007, a pipe broke resulting...

Selecting a New Superintendent

Makayla Moran, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under News

  The school superintendent plays a major role in how our schools are run and manages over 3,000 school district workers. The Board of Education is working on hiring a new superintendent.  The current superintendent, Steven Schultz, is retiring after eight years. One of the biggest things...

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