The Orange and Black Newspaper

The Elf is in

Annika Sisac, Reporter December 7, 2017

Dear GJHS, The elf is in! I'm in the school reporting to Santa if you are being naughty or nice. I'll be around the school, so keep your eyes open wide. If you find me in my hiding spot, snap a picture...

How to Heat Up a Holiday

Aspen Leman, Guest Reporter December 6, 2017

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...

The Guest Speaker with a Few Tricks Up Her Sleeve

Annika Sisac, Reporter November 29, 2017

Students sulk when the news of a an assembly with a guest speaker get’s around. But Tanya Crevier impressed the GJHS student body as she spun basket balls while doing push ups and balanced a ball on...

Anime Club Description

Kyler Bradshaw, Photographer October 10, 2017

Do you enjoy watching, discussing, or drawing Anime? Are you looking to make friends in a safe no pressure environment? If so then Anime club is for you!!! In anime club, members will meet every Thursday...

Student of the Month

Annika Sisac, Reporter October 10, 2017

Kiwanis Student of the month, Royana Crawford has earned her spot through hard work and dedication this October. It’s a real honor to be student of the month, according to Royana Crawford, senior. ...

Deaf Awareness at GJHS

Annika Sisac, Reporter September 29, 2017

This Deaf Awareness week is one to remember. GJHS ASL students walk the halls in tie dye showing their pride and expressing that you don’t have to make a sound to take a stand and have a voice. “Most...

Dreamers Take a Stand

Riley Lovato, Reporter September 22, 2017

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...

Soy una Espana y Soy una Americana

Delaney Kidd, Editor in Chief September 15, 2017

4,730 miles to the East of America, is Spain, Amaya Garcia’s home country. Garcia will spend a year in Grand Junction attending Grand Junction High School for the learning experience of traveling to...

Masonic Art Awards

Sal Capritta, Reporter May 4, 2017

Abram Sanchez is a junior at GJHS. Sanchez does a lot at GJHS which includes being on the Varsity soccer team for the last 3 years. Sanchez was awarded first team all conference twice, and second team...

Roaring to Success

Shannon Clark, Editor in Chief April 28, 2017

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...

Rising Above the Stigma

Shannon Clark, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2017

With the recent tragedies that have hit GJHS over the past year, many students are left wondering what they can do to help out with the topics of suicide and mental health. Some have turned to grief groups...

Trying Out Trials

Makayla Moran, Reporter April 8, 2017

During high school, kids are often given the opportunity to participate in many of the offered clubs. One club, mock trials, can help kids gain skills that will help them in prospective careers. Mock...

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