The Orange and Black Newspaper

Pop that Popcorn and Put Up Your Feet

Riley Lovato, Madi Martinez, and Callie Shea, Students Art and Culture Editor, Editor and Chief, and Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

It's hard not to get into the holiday spirit, especially when snow flakes start to fall and the smell of cinnamon and cloves fills the air. Every now and then its nice to escape the cold and what a better way to relax and get into the Christmas spirit then to watch some Christmas classics. Be careful,...

Christmas is Already on the Way

Graphic Design.

Annika Sisac, Reporter

November 2, 2018

It always seems like there is so much hype during the holiday season. First the skeleton's come out in August and then shortly after the aisle of Walmart are filled with the smell of cinnamon and Christmas trees sprayed with fake snow even before November saunters in. Store after store you can walk your...

Fires and Friends

Fires and Friends

Delaney Kidd, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2018

September 22nd marked the first day of fall, and if you’re anything like me, you know that Fall is obviously the superior season. If you are someone who has trouble seeing the importance and excellence of this praised season, I am here to convince you as to why you should accept Fall into your life and ...

How to Stay Organized

How to Stay Organized

Sophie Middlemas, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2018

It’s 7 a.m. and you’re rushing around the house getting ready to leave, but where did you put your keys? Your homework? What about your backpack? Sound familiar? With some simple organization tips this could all be avoided. Because everyone organizes a little differently; find what works for you....

Party Week and the Importance of Friends

Pictured here are the party animals that hang out with Jaden Hall during

Jaden Hall

April 13, 2018

A long four hour drive to Salt Lake City, a long five days lying in a hospital bed, no sleep or eating and constantly getting sick, gets old and turns into a time of annoyance and depression.  Now, instead of that situation, it's Party Week! Now that I have been receiving cancer  treatment in Grand...

Cancer Sucks!

Jaden Hall looks forward to kicking cancer's butt.

Jaden Hall

March 30, 2018

High school is a time in someone's life to experience new friendships, clubs and sports. It's a journey that is ever changing and one that you will never forget. I was just another kid to step foot on the journey through high school, always making new friends and just trying to get through the day with...

Danika’s Dos and Don’ts on Change:

Danika Cummings '18, gives her advice to underclassmen.

Danika Cummings, Advertising

March 23, 2018

  Changing your morals and values will happen as you get older and with experiences, it’s not a bad thing. Don’t change for another person. Your friends may change as high school goes on, that’s okay. Don’t force people to stay in your life that don’t want to. Our generatio...

Echoes from Parkland

Taevon Ramos

March 7, 2018

The tragedy that recently struck in Parkland has made it's way onto the GJHS campus, as well of the rest of the world. The school has taken extra security precautions  such as adding extra security around the school, which provides a sense of safety around the school. Jacob Pierce, senior said "I...

Superhero Teachers

Jacob Melchor, Reporter

March 7, 2018

  It is no surprise that we have a lot of “superhero” teachers who care about their students and their co-workers. Mrs. King: Mrs. King, literature teacher, said “I wanted to become a teacher because when I was in high school my literature teacher showed that she cared about the kids...


Riley Lovato, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Stoners, sluts, and emos. Labels like these often come from one thing: stereo types. A stereotype can be defined as “a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.” Many people are categorized into groups simply because of appearances and ...

Sideline to Superstar

Chavis Nourse, Reporter

February 21, 2018

One of the Tigers key basketball players was sidelined with a season ending injuring in just the seventh game of this 2017-2018 season. Derek Shaver was looking to step into a leading role for the Tigers this season. The junior tore his ACL, LCL, and meniscus in a game against Eagle Valley on the 12th of Decembe...

Lunchtime Chaos

Callie Shea, Students and Culture Editor

February 21, 2018

Lunch is a time that all students value and use to see friends, go home, do school work, or anything they have time to do during the period. Some students will agree that it is much too short while other students simply do not mind. One big lunch conflict that has come into focus was when the freshman...

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