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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

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. ...

May 18, 2017

Bisa Adero, Youth Poet Laureate, hopes to inspire young poets

Bisa Adero, Youth Poet Laureate, hopes to inspire young poets

William Miskel-Barker, Staff Writer

Bisa Adero has taken her poetry to a place where she never thought it could go. She has been doing poetry since she was six and does not plan to stop. Adero feels as though ...

May 17, 2017

“Take Notes!”: junior explores Ivy League colleges

“Take Notes!”: junior explores Ivy League colleges

Keeley Burke, Expression Editor-in-Chief

Caroline Knapp, junior, visited seven colleges on the East Coasts during her spring break. The colleges she visited included: Sarah Lawrence University, Yale University, We...

May 17, 2017

Sophia Schirmer-Beiermann, junior, accepted into Missouri Girls State

Sophia Schirmer-Beiermann, junior, accepted into Missouri Girls State

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

Sophia Schirmer-Beiermann, junior, was accepted into Missouri Girls State, a program that focuses on female leadership, interest in government, and service to others by creating...

May 15, 2017

Kumari Pacheco, junior, accepted into Stanford creative writing program

Kumari Pacheco, junior, accepted into Stanford creative writing program

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

Kumari Pacheco, junior, was accepted into a creative writing pre-collegiate program at Stanford University.  She sent her application in January and received her acceptance let...

May 11, 2017

UMSL Bridge Program offers ACT prep, post-high school planning

UMSL Bridge Program offers ACT prep, post-high school planning

Aurora Phillips, Staff Writer

From October to March, ten GCAA students attended the UMSL Bridge Program. For two Saturdays a month, students participated in classes such as math, science, writing skill...

May 9, 2017

AP Studio Art students display yearlong projects at art show

AP Studio Art students display yearlong projects at art show

Quinlan Holt, Multimedia Editor

May 1, 2017

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

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 coun...

May 1, 2017

GCAA art show held in Sun Theatre

GCAA art show held in Sun Theatre

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

On Thursday, April 20th, an Art Show was held in the Sun Theatre.  It showcased art produced by students from both middle and high school art courses that their teachers c...

May 1, 2017

Urban League provides select students with prom attire at no cost, releases financial burden for families

Urban League provides select students with prom attire at no cost, releases financial burden for families

Elyse Luecke, Web Editor-in-Chief

On average, families spend up to nearly $1,000 on various prom expenses. This includes renting a tuxedo, buying a dress, shoes, a corsage, a boutonniere, hair, makeup, nails,...

April 27, 2017

Vocal music students compete in district contests

Vocal music students compete in district contests

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

This year GCAA has 11 small ensembles going to compete at the state level.  Small ensembles competed at Parkway Central while choir groups participated in the Large Ensem...

April 21, 2017

Vocal music students showcased at annual high school Cabaret Night

Vocal music students showcased at annual high school Cabaret Night

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

Vocal music students performed at The Franklin Room in Soulard on April 1, 2017.  The event featured choir performances as well as solos.  This was one of GCAA's biggest...

April 17, 2017

Vocal music students showcased at annual middle school Cabaret Night

Vocal music students showcased at annual middle school Cabaret Night

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

Middle School students showcased their vocal music skills at an event held on March 31, 2017.  The event, combined with the high school Cabaret Night was one of GCAA's largest...

April 17, 2017

Songs for a New World helps actors grow, step into others’ shoes

Songs for a New World helps actors grow, step into others’ shoes

Caroline Knapp, Staff Writer

Songs for a New World challenged its actors while teaching them more about themselves through its focus on the decision-making process. From March 9 through March 11, sele...

April 17, 2017

Christine Nobbe receives Inspiring Teacher Award, encourages STEM involvement

Christine Nobbe receives Inspiring Teacher Award, encourages STEM involvement

March 6, 2017

Legacy Keepers

Legacy Keepers

February 10, 2017

Freshmen express what it means to be an American through poetry, “We, Too, Sing America”

Freshmen express what it means to be an American through poetry, “We, Too, Sing America”

February 9, 2017

New “Interest Group” club allows students to discuss multiple topics

January 30, 2017

Women’s March, outlet to “Inauguration frustration”

Women’s March, outlet to “Inauguration frustration”

January 18, 2017

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