Grand Junction High School

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Grand Junction High School
Location
Grand Junction, Colorado
Coordinates 39°04′49″N 108°33′47″W / 39.08023°N 108.56311°W / 39.08023; -108.56311Coordinates: 39°04′49″N 108°33′47″W / 39.08023°N 108.56311°W / 39.08023; -108.56311
Information
Type Public secondary school
School district Mesa County Valley School District (District 51)
Principal Jon Bilbo
Faculty 80
Enrollment 1738
Color(s) Orange and black         
Mascot Tiger
Website

Grand Junction High School is a public high school located in Grand Junction, Colorado. It is part of the Mesa County Valley School District 51. It is one of four high schools located within the Grand Valley.

As of 2006, the student-teacher ratio is approximately 19:1.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Grand Junction's chosen athletic rival is Fruita Monument High School. Some of the athletics Grand Junction offers are:

Activities[edit]

The Orange and Black[edit]

Grand Junction High School's student-run newspaper is the Orange and Black, a monthly color tabloid published 7–9 times a year. The paper is consistently regarded as one of the best student-run, high-school newspapers in the nation, having won several awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the Colorado High School Press Association. In November 2007 it was awarded a Pacemaker by the National Scholastic Press Association.

Choir[edit]

Grand Junction High School's choir department has been the recipient of a composition by Eric Barnum, entitled 'Wrapped'. The piece premiered at the Colorado West Music Festival in April 2012. In February 2012, the men's choir made national news for the choice of an Islamic piece entitled Zikr. The program offers seven choral groups, including two show choirs. Approximately four concerts are held each year, with additional concerts during the holiday season for the 'Holiday Extravaganza'.

Knowledge Bowl[edit]

Grand Junction's Knowledge Bowl team holds the distinction of being 5A and overall winner in nearly every Colorado State Knowledge Bowl Meet.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

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