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Student Council announces homecoming court

Student Council announces homecoming court

Zach Holloway, Editor

September 25, 2013


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The Groom homecoming court of 2013 gathers on the front lawn for a picture for both the school and town newspapers. Homecoming coronation will be Oct. 3 at 8 p.m., followed by the traditional bonfire. Members of this year's homecoming court are Vidal Ybarra, Renee Payne, Rion Broome, Kaitlyn Ruthardt,...

Cheerleaders release Homecoming days

Cheerleaders release Homecoming days

September 24, 2013


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The GHS cheerleaders have released the days of the week for homecoming. Cheerleaders say students can show their spirit by participating in "these fun days!" Homecoming week begins Sept. 30 through Oct. 4. Monday-Pajama day and crazy hair day Tuesday-Favorite Holiday Day Wednesday-Wacky Western...

School installs cameras

School installs cameras

Kylie Pickering

September 23, 2013


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During the third week of school, one of the glass doors near the superintendent's office mysteriously displayed a large spider-web crack. "I think someone was rushing to lunch and accidently hit the door," Principal Matt Johnson said. Though the person who broke the door has not come forward yet,...

Homecoming 2013 details

Homecoming 2013 details

Katelin Weller

September 19, 2013


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After several tie-breaking votes, the student council released the nominees for the 2013 Homecoming king and queen. This final list was shown to the public on Sept. 13. Homecoming Court Megan Ruthardt              Brayton Hendricks Kaitlyn Ruthardt              Rion Broome McKenna Britten ...

New by the Numbers

New by the Numbers

Contributors include Alan Bush and Zach Holloway

September 10, 2013


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Here are a few number facts about the start of the 2013-2014 school year: $125,000 - amount received in technology grant from anonymous donor 132 - students enrolled 9 - new students in grades 1-8 37 - elementary students qualified for a reward trip  by meeting their summer A.R. goal...

New Rules take on GHS

New Rules take on GHS

Katelin Weller, Editor

September 9, 2013


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The administration has adopted several new rules. Both positive and negative consequences come with all of them. High school students are noticing a difference in their day-to-day lives. "The school officials mean well, but might be taking the rules to an exaggeration," senior McKenna Britten said. According...

Fan competition, cash prize ignite spirit

Fan competition, cash prize ignite spirit

Jacob Clifton, Reporter

January 21, 2013


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Due to what some fans have called "inactivity" in the student section at recent sports events, the student council decided this week to create a contest that would encourage students to be as rowdy and spirit-filled as ever.  To ensure participation, student council offered a $50 cash prize for Tuesday's...

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