The Orange and Black Newspaper

Spreading Kindness Throughout the Valley

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

February 17, 2017

Filed under Students, Arts and Culture

Kindness is Contagious week is all about creating a positive attitude around the school, and community. This past week has had a different day that represents a different stage of kindness. GJHS, and the community within this town ha...

Younker Leaves Behind a Legacy

Shannon Clark, Online-Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Students, Arts and Culture

Years Played:  4 Years a GJHS Letterman: 2 Position Played: Post What has participating in this sport mean to you or taught you? "Basketball has taught me to have a good work ethic and a good team spirit." Other...

Love is in the Air at GJHS

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

February 13, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

February is the month of love, since it contains Valentine's day. This holiday is a way that lovers can show their affection to each other in an overly dramatic manner. Which is fine, unless you're single, like most of the teen p...

Kindness is Contagious Week

Shannon Clark, Online Editor in Chief

February 11, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase, Students, Arts 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...

Rebecca Tigert

Kaitlin Berg, Reporter

February 9, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

Rebecca Tigert has always been into art. A lot of her art is pencil based, but she’s also into markers and watercolor. Most of her art is created with some sort of meaning, which is easily noticed when looking at any of her...

Very Trashy

Savannah Rodriguez, Reporter

February 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Students, Arts and Culture

Here at GJHS our parking lot has a serious littering problem. Black spots of chewed gum, fast food wrappers, cups of filled drinks, chewed tobacco, and even condom wrappers. It’s time to step up our game and be responsible for...

Cora Severs

Kyra Roberts, Reporter

February 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Students, Arts and Culture

  Cora Severs, a junior at Grand Junction High school, is an exceptional horse rider with lots of passion and skill for what she does. Severs has been riding since she was 5 and is now 17. “I started out riding Western...

New SRO Brings New Challenges

Aaron King, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under News, Students, Arts 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 ...

Clubs Galore

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Students, Arts and Culture

In the morning when a student hears the announcements, there are some about joining new clubs here at GJHS. Clubs are organizations that meet outside of school hours, but they keep you involved with your school. Some of the...

State of Our School

Kaitlin Berg, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under News, Students, Arts 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...

Tigers Stick Together

Luke Aubert, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Students, Arts and Culture

High school is like a wild roller coaster; there are ups, downs, fears, and adrenaline involved in this four-year ride. The 2016-2017 school year has been a trip, with both highs and lows. With the school year turning the corner...

Bowling Club

Jacob Melchor, Reporter

January 31, 2017

Filed under Students, Arts and Culture

Clubs are supposed to be a time of socializing and having fun, and that is exactly what bowling club involves. Bowling club meets every Monday for practice and every Thursday for tournaments. Just like most clubs, bowling club...

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