We’re Hosting a Logo Contest!

Attention all artists and creative minds! The Bears' Beacon is hosting a logo competition in honor of its brand new digital format. If you want your art to be the face of GMHS' very own newspaper (and win a special prize!), send your logo submissions in color to bearsbeacon@gmail.com in .jpg format by October 22 … Continue reading We’re Hosting a Logo Contest!

NEASC

By Katherine Hosack At the end of September, GMHS was visited by members of the NEASC Committee. NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) is an organization responsible to accrediting school in New England. This accreditation mean that a school or college has the proper facilities and staff to effectively teach students from a … Continue reading NEASC

Radio Isn’t Dead, Just Different: The Advent of Podcasting and a Return to Storytelling

By Katherine Hosack Storytelling has been and always will be a staple of the human experience. Whether it’s gathering around a campfire, or reading a book, or listening to a podcast, there is nothing like being drawn completely into another world through someone else’s words. Mass storytelling first found its niche in radio broadcasts in … Continue reading Radio Isn’t Dead, Just Different: The Advent of Podcasting and a Return to Storytelling

DECA: Destination Disney!

A message from our friends at DECA The GMHS chapter of DECA is gearing up for the 2018-19 season! If you’re interested in marketing, finance, hospitality and tourism, entrepreneurship, communications and technology, or business management, then this is the club for you. GMHS DECA will compete in a state competition, where members will spend the … Continue reading DECA: Destination Disney!

Student Spotlight: Mark Dolan, Cadet Firefighter

By Matt Comer Student Spotlight Mark Dolan is currently a junior here at GMHS. He moved to Granby from Westfield, MA during his freshman year. Mark is a Senior Cadet firefighter on the Lost Acres Fire Department in Granby (LAFD). He’s been doing this for quite some time and he truly enjoys what he does, … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Mark Dolan, Cadet Firefighter