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Christine Nobbe’s R2D2 collection displayed at Schlafly Branch Library

Christine Nobbe’s R2D2 collection displayed at Schlafly Branch Library

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under 2017 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life

Christine Nobbe, Instructional Coach, has her collection of R2D2 merchandise featured at the Schlafly Branch Library.  This was in celebration of “Star Wars Day”, May 4th, which comes from a play on words with the franchise's famous line “May the force be with you”. Among these items were a...

Senior Magazine – Class of 2017

Senior Magazine – Class of 2017

Chloe Ward, Senior Magazine Editor-in-Chief
May 19, 2017
Filed under 2017 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life, Senior Magazine

This is the class of 2017 issue of the Unknown, the annual magazine for GCAA graduates.

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Senior Chloe Ward prepares for future, reflects on contributions to student media staff

Senior Chloe Ward prepares for future, reflects on contributions to student media staff

Caroline Knapp, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under 2017 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life

After two and a half years on the Student Media staff, senior Chloe Ward will say goodbye at the end of this year as she graduates and begins her journey after high school. Chloe began her journalism career at GCAA when she joined staff second semester of her sophomore year. She eventually rose in th...

“Take Notes!”: junior explores Ivy League colleges

“Take Notes!”: junior explores Ivy League colleges

Keeley Burke, Expression Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2017
Filed under 2017 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life

Caroline Knapp, junior, visited seven colleges on the East Coasts during her spring break. The colleges she visited included: Sarah Lawrence University, Yale University, Wesleyan University, Brown University, Boston University, Wellesley College, and Smith College. “My top three choices were Brown, Yale, an...

Zoe Dickerson

Zoe Dickerson

Quinlan Holt, GCAAtv/Multimedia Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Life, Video

Zoe Dickerson is a senior in AP Studio Art, who created the colorful portraits seen in the Sun during the art show on Thursday, April 20th, and then on display in the school lobby. The pieces were created over the course of both semesters this year to be used in the final portfolio for the class.

Safa Caplinger

Safa Caplinger

Quinlan Holt, Multimedia Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Life, Video

Safa Caplinger is a junior in AP Studio Art, who created the painted portraits seen in the Sun during the art show on Thursday, April 20th, and then on display in the school lobby. The pieces were created over the course of both semesters this year to be used in the final portfolio for the class.

Everett Schoenke

Everett Schoenke

Quinlan Holt, GCAAtv/Multimedia Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Life, Video

Everett Schoenke is a junior in AP Studio Art, who created the 3D art piece seen in the Sun during the art show on Thursday, April 20th. The piece was created over the course of both semesters this year to be used in the final portfolio for the class.

Clare Whyte

Clare Whyte

Quinlan Holt, GCAAtv/Multimedia Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Life, Video

Clare Whyte is a junior in AP Studio Art, who created the installation seen in the mezzanine in the Sun during the art show on Thursday, April 20th. The piece was created over the course of both semesters this year to be used in the final portfolio for the class.

Spanish I & II start Pen Pal program with students in Columbia, South America

Spanish I & II start Pen Pal program with students in Columbia, South America

Kathleen Boesch, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under 2017 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life

Spanish I and II students have started a Pen Pal program with students in Columbia, South America. A Pen Pal Program works when students of two different cultures and countries befriend each other by writing letters, emails, or even video chatting back and forth. Kassondra Biggerstaff, foreign ...

Katlyn Miller – Student Profile

Katlyn Miller – Student Profile

Quinlan Holt, GCAAtv/Multimedia Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under Humans of GCAA, Life, Video

Katlyn Miller is a junior who takes taekwondo outside of school at Kelly’s Martial Arts. She’s been doing taekwondo for five years and says she originally began because her brother was taking it; after a summer away, she decided she wanted to try it as well. Miller enjoys doing taekwondo becaus...

How to be a student journalist: reaching success as a writer

How to be a student journalist: reaching success as a writer

Elyse Luecke, Web Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Life

On September 25th, 1690, the first newspaper, Publick Occurences, Both Foreign and Domestick, was printed in Boston, written by Richard Pierce and edited by Benjamin Harris. This was the first news outlet that allowed the writer to be able to explain current events. However, the paper was suppresse...

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