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  • What does it mean to be an American?

    What does it mean to be an American?

    JoJo Niyibigira, Staff Columnist

      What makes you an American? If we go back to way back when America began to become American, people didn't have passports, a government, a president, you didn’t have to be born an American soil to be an American. You didn't have to legal or illegal. You don't have a label as if you were an ...

  • Lit shoes are the new trend

    Lit shoes are the new trend

    With all of the new trends popping up, it’s hard to keep up with them. However, there are some trends that will never go away—say, flashy shoes. Granite Park’s students, teachers and other adults talk about the trends below: Q: How much do you value your shoes? A: “None! Other countries...

    Malaki Tuero (left) and Alex Demery both rock a pair of fashionable shoes, a pair of hiking shoes and Jordans.

    By Maryam Jasim

  • Goose chooses rooftop as nursery

    Goose chooses rooftop as nursery

    Matthew Yazzie, Staff Writer

    There is a goose that lives on the school's roof. It comes every year to lay eggs and hatch its goslings. The goose has been coming here for five years now and has made its nest above the music room. People can view the goose by going past Mr.Mitchell’s room to the upstairs hall window by the ...

    Canadian Goose sits on her eggs on the top of the music room at Granite Park Jr. High

    Photo by Kenia Cruz

  • Students should become members of the Breakfast Club

    Students should become members of the Breakfast Club

    Gayane Simonyan, Staff Writer

    S.A.G.E is finally here again and behind all of the pained groans of kids who didn't pay attention to their classes all year are also the numerous tips and tricks people always talk about and throw around.One of those tips that I've seen mentioned every time and every year without fail is ¨Eat a He...

  • Feminism is a relic of the past

    Feminism is a relic of the past

    Malcolm Beverly, Staff Writer

    If someone reading this has gotten on Tumblr recently, they’ve probably heard a lot about feminism, which used to be the belief that men and women should be equal. Back in the day, this was really beneficial to women, because men had a lot more rights than them back then. First wave and second ...

    Artwork by McKenzie Hancock

  • A-staffers play by a different set of rules

    A-staffers play by a different set of rules

    Maryam Jasim, Staff Writer

    “Does the A-Staff have more privileges than the other students at Granite Park Jr. High?” Some think they do and others just feel it’s part of their responsibilities. The A-staff receives privileges like using their phones in class, getting out in the middle of the class and being in the h...

    Members of the A-staff film outside after school.

    Photos by Mary Jasim

Has Tumblr gone too far?

Gayane Simonyan, Staff Writer

Tumblr is known as a blogging website where people can post what they want, anything from fashion blogs, to political opinions and art, but in the fast few years it has slowly gotten worse and worse as if a plague was sl...

May 25, 20171 Comment

Eighth graders have mixed emotions as they move on

Karla Landeros, Staff Writer

Eighth graders are turning ninth graders next year. They are either going to Cottonwood or Granger High School. Another option is that they might be going to another school out of state. The eighth grade students ...

May 25, 20172 Comments

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Granite Park Gazette should have been included in school yearbook

GP Editorial Staff

The staff of the GP Gazette were disappointed that they were not included in the 2016-2017 Granite Park Jr. High yearbook. The staff editors, staff writers and staff photographers work very hard to provide the student ...

May 24, 20176 Comments

What does it mean to be an American?

What does it mean to be an American?

JoJo Niyibigira, Staff Columnist

  What makes you an American? If we go back to way back when America began to become American, people didn't have passports, a government, a president, you didn’t have to be born an American soil to be an Ameri...

May 23, 20175 Comments

Cultural identity is more than skin deep

May 23, 2017

True, Trump didn’t invent hatred, but he sure stirs it up

True, Trump didn’t invent hatred, but he sure stirs it up

April 24, 2017

Moving to a new school and state is exciting

January 28, 2017

Do boys like when girls play hard to get?

January 28, 2017

Jazz end season getting swept by Warriors

Jazz end season getting swept by Warriors

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

In the Western Conference playoff series, the Utah Jazz were swept by the Warriors in their last round giving Golden State a 121-95 victory. The Warriors made it difficult for the Utah Jazz and are heade...

May 17, 20176 Comments

Jazz to face Warriors in second round of the playoffs

Jazz to face Warriors in second round of the playoffs

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

he Utah Jazz beat the Clippers with a score of 104-91 on Sunday to finish off that series and are moving on to the second round of the playoffs. The Jazz used a strong third quarter to pace the victory. Th...

April 19, 20173 Comments

Granite Park part of the March Madness

Allan Bahati, Sports Writer

March Madness found its way to Granite Park. Teachers competed in a NCAA Tournament bracket challenge and students are learning what all the craziness is about. Granite Park Librarian Mr. Curran has...

April 3, 20171 Comment

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