Ava Poling works on homework during class. She enjoys this school year because she can work with a paper and pencil.

Some students struggle in transition to a ‘normal’ school year

Ella Kunar, Social Media Editor September 29, 2021

Class structure is relatively back to normal compared to last year, but some students are having a hard time adjusting to the workload this year. Last year the school started an hour later and many students...

This is school Nurse Varrasso working on contact tracing. The quarantine stick is used to classify which students are within six feet of a student who has tested positive. “The two ways to escape quarantine are to wear a mask or be vaccinated” GHS Principle Durst said.

Quarantine creates challenges

Abby Sanders, Sports Editor September 15, 2021

With Covid-19 still spreading, new quarantine policies put in place this school year by the Licking County Health Department are creating challenges for some students, parents and staff members.  As...

Christmas lights, up bright and early, but at night. Photo Credit: Luke Dixon

Holiday fun to be done socially distanced

December 22, 2020

2020 has been a really hard year for everybody, but on the bright side, Christmas is coming very soon. Distanced holiday fun will be in store for the whole community to be safe and still have fun this...

The formal Bergstrom family Christmas tree. Photo courtesy of Abby Bergstrom.

Students, teachers show off tree decorating skills

Amelia Havill December 21, 2020

While hunkered down for the holidays, one holiday tradition that can go on is the decorating of Christmas trees. Biology teacher Jennifer Newell does multiple themed trees, which she decorates a week...

Picture created @ (Made by Wyatt Rivers)

Christmas safety provokes a redirect in holiday shopping

Wyatt Rivers December 20, 2020

With the pandemic keeping many indoors and closing shops for good, it is not hard to believe that Christmas shopping will be more difficult this year. Even if shops decide to keep their doors open, with...

Santa drove through Park Ridge waving at happy watchers.

District, village rethink holiday traditions to meet social distancing guidelines

December 19, 2020

The small town of Granville typically puts on a big lineup of annual holiday festivities such as the high school musical performance, the Candlelight Walking Tour, the Santa Claus tour and seasonal competitions....

A sunny beach that is just welcoming for all craving a vacation. Little do many know that this location could potentially be crawling with COVID-19
Photo Credit: Steve Rivers

Holiday Precautions and Student Awareness

Wyatt Rivers November 10, 2020

With the abundance of holiday breaks coming up this year, there will be many students who will want to go on vacations; unfortunately, this can pose a serious threat to the school and its students. When...

Sophomore Lucy Waggoner (Nina) poses with her sister Roxy, a makeup and costume crew member, pose before all-day tech. Due to Covid-19 regulations, all cast and crew members had to wear masks.
BluePrints Photo by Kennedy Ogden

Drama Club gets creative for their shows this year

November 6, 2020

Just like everyone else, the Drama Club has been facing some set backs on how they are going to be able to produce their shows this year. Luckily, they are able to do a live version of their play with...

Planning for Halloween 2020

Planning for Halloween 2020

October 27, 2020

Mike DeWine announced on September 17, 2020 that Halloween will be able to happen this year in Ohio. He hopes the annual holiday celebrations will bring back some normalcy.  If all the guidelines...

Okay, Zoomer: Teaching techniques getting varied results

Okay, Zoomer: Teaching techniques getting varied results

Amelia Havill October 20, 2020

Virtual learners, or "zoomers" as they have been labeled by teachers, are experiencing a wide range of involvement in class due to teachers utilizing different techniques. One virtual learner, who has...

Athletes pumped for weight room reopening

October 12, 2020

Photo by Whit Miller Amid Covid-19 restrictions, the weight room reopened, allowing high school athletes to begin off-season workouts. According to the high school as well as our new strength coach,...

Senior Gabby Black walks across the court on senior night with her family.  Photo Credit: Liz Fruechtnicht

Underclassmen should give their extra tickets to seniors on senior nights

Abigail Tracy October 8, 2020

Senior athletes of fall sports are only granted a limited number of tickets on their senior night, which for some families is not enough. They are left scrambling to try and find extra tickets. On the...

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