The Grandview Chronicle

Is Homework Necessary?

Is Homework Necessary?

Joseph Loya Ontiveros

October 12, 2018

While some of our homework is actually working for our learning, every once in a while, we will all get tired of having homework that is NOT necessary for us to practice with. Jeremy Lewis and Olivia Stubbs, both juniors, think that certain homework they receive for their classes is not necessary....

Trashy People

Trashy People

October 12, 2018

Created by: Julia Cacciavillani Co-Created by: Kristina Boyko This may or may not be an exaggeration, but do you know any other students who fall into this category? Students who complain about trash, but also make no effort to pick anything up, even if it is theirs or not. Maybe the solution to a clean environment is a community effort, but it isn’t solved ...

Broken People

Broken People

Kristina Boyko

October 12, 2018

Not hail, nor rain, nor heat, or even the fiercest and most intimidating competitor, can defeat an ambitious athlete; but they can be defeated by a sprained ankle. Kyra DuBois (10) playing for Grandview’s sophomore volleyball team was incapable of playing her favorite sport because of a sprained...

Clouds a Rollin’

Clouds a Rollin’

Simone Gray

October 12, 2018

“When you are sitting in school bored then after class I want go to the bathroom to get a little buzz so I feel better,” said a junior. The national average for high schoolers vaping is in the millions and Grandview is definitely contributing to this average. Students in all grades at Grandview are ...

Meraki’s 2018 Halloween Horror & Mystery Contest

Meraki's 2018 Halloween Horror & Mystery Contest

October 12, 2018

Meraki's Halloween Horror & Mystery Contest Submit your original writing or artwork here by October 31st. Grand winner will win a creepy, spooky prize! You can also submit your entries directly to Ms. Zilliox at  [email protected]

Chick-fil-A, better than ever

Chick-fil-A, better than ever

Brisen Wright

October 11, 2018

It’s bad enough for students that Chick-fil-A is closed on Sunday. Now, Chick-fil-A by Southlands has been closed since August 30th for a temporary remodel on their kitchen and parts of the front counter that impact Grandview students and the customers that walk in and out every day. This new kitc...

Hustle

Hustle

Lizzy Leung

October 9, 2018

Making varsity is a goal that every high school athlete wants to achieve, but managing to be at the top on two or three varsity teams? Almost unheard of.   Ian Oltman, a senior, participates in the Grandview varsity soccer and football team. Cobi Wood, a senior, participates on the varsity swim t...

Cultural Appropriation: It’s What Makes Us Human

Cultural Appropriation: It's What Makes Us Human

Mia Nguyen

October 9, 2018

White girls in áo dài (pronounced ow-yai) Ask me what the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen is, and that’s the answer you’d get. And no, it’s not because it was visually disturbing, or gross, or weird in any of those common meanings, but it was weird in the sense that it was unexpected, and ma...

Take a Break

Take a Break

Brynn McCabe

October 5, 2018

Between the 2017 and 2018 school year at Grandview, there have been 16,182 unexcused absences. 38% of all absences. Throughout the rigors of high school, many students feel the inclination to skip classes. And whether it be to sleep, study, or even be with friends, it’s just a fact of high scho...

Kirsten Strong

Kirsten Strong

Sami Stuart and Ashley Wiedeman

October 3, 2018

Cancer is one word that nobody likes to hear. Kirsten Tielbur, a Grandview senior, has had to hear it all summer, when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer in June. Just as anyone else would be, she was distressed when first hearing about the news and the fact that she had to go through c...

My Strange Addiction: Powerschool

My Strange Addiction: Powerschool

Paige Montgomery

October 3, 2018

Not knowing your own addiction is the first sign, that you are, in fact, an addict. So admitting that you have a PowerSchool problem now will bring you one step closer to conquering it (or not). Some people can literally recite every single grade average they have, at any moment. Besides being...

Grandview Loses by One Point in Homecoming Rivalry Game Against Eaglecrest

Grandview Loses by One Point in Homecoming Rivalry Game Against Eaglecrest

Danielle Armitage

October 1, 2018

Grandview's Homecoming football game comes to a devastating end after losing a three touchdown lead late in the fourth quarter to rival school Eaglecrest.  With just over four minutes left in the third quarter, Grandview’s football team was up by three touchdowns over Eaglecrest. They started out strong...

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