The Orange and Black Newspaper

Rushing Rivalries

Jacob Melchor, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Rivalry is what makes games great. Whenever Grand Junction High School takes on the teams around the valley there is always hype both on and off the court. “I love being part of the student section during the basketball season...

Rylees Corner//Shark Bait

Rylee Martin, Editor

December 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I went to California with my friend over the summer. While we were there we enjoyed lots of activities such as Disney Land, Water World, and spent a lot of days on the beach. On the fourth day we were there we decided to go swimming...

Rylee’s Corner//Upchuck Failure

Rylee Martin, Editor

December 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When I was younger, around 12 years old, I had the biggest crush on my best friends’ neighbor. Whenever we had a sleepover I made sure I went to her house, that way I could see him. Well one afternoon we decided to go long boarding,...

Stomping a Stigma: Listening vs Hearing

Zach Shettler, Reporter

December 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

No matter who you are, at some point in your life you are going to be in a place where you need to talk to someone about some very personal things. When you get to the point where you need to talk to people, nothing is worse...

Roaring to Success

Shannon Clark, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

GJHS Drama Productions presents, "The Mouse That Roared," directed by Casey Sutton who has brought a political satire to the stage which is a dramatic difference from other performances that GJHS is used to. The show stars Grace...

MasqueRave: The New and Improved Winter Formal

Makayla Moran, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

This year, instead of the Winter Formal, student council hosted the MasqueRave dance which was held on Febuary 25th at the Clarion Inn. Many students appreciated this change and thought the MasqueRave was a success. “I enjoyed it...

Exceeding the Expectations

Shannon Clark, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As teenagers, our lives are filled with busy schedules. We try to manage sports, schoolwork, outside extracurriculars, all while trying to please our coaches, parents, and teachers. This task is definitely not an easy one to h...

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