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Student government setting foundations for change

Student government setting foundations for change

Michael Wafford, Staff writer

November 25, 2019

The school has gone through many changes in the past quarter. Policies such as the dress code have been met with student protest, beautification efforts have been made to the school, and new teachers have replaced old roles. One of the most promising changes to the school though would be the efforts ...

Spencer Bruggeman, senior

Spencer Bruggeman, senior

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

“One of my biggest regrets was lying to my boyfriend about my age when we first met. Like he isn’t really that much older than me -  just three years, but I just wanted to seem older. He brings it up sometimes and I just feel bad. We’ve been dating for over a year, with a pretty strong relationsh...

Trinity Cox, eighth grade

Trinity Cox, eighth grade

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

“My biggest regret is not seeking out the help I needed when I needed it. When I was in a dark place, I cut people off and was a terrible person and I could’ve done better. I took my dark place out on everyone else and I regret doing that because if I didn't, things would be different. I’m not a...

Nala Lindsey, seventh grade

Nala Lindsey, seventh grade

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

“In the first grade, this is really dumb, but there was this kid I really liked and he liked me and we dated for like 15  minutes and he was super nice, but I regret breaking up with him for no reason. The reality is: I don’t truly regret much. One thing may be that I regret being really mean to m...

Homecoming committee chooses Neon Nights as 2019’s theme

Homecoming committee chooses Neon Nights as 2019’s theme

Gabe Gibert, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

This year’s homecoming followed the theme “Neon Nights” and took place on Saturday, October 12, in the CPA gym. The homecoming pep rally and basketball game took place the day before. “We decided to pick CPA for a few reasons: one, it was free, and second, it was a big enough space for everyone t...

Art students paint trashcans to boost creativity

Art students paint trashcans to boost creativity

Nuri Broady, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

On Tuesday, October 16th, GCAA’s trash bins came alive when seven of the school’s artists were hand-selected to decorate the school’s bins. The question is, why did they pick trash cans to paint? “There were two goals; The first goal was to get rid of the ugly, gray trash cans and make something dynamic, pr...

Alex Hughes, senior

Alex Hughes, senior

Nuri Broady, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

"When I act, I get to step out of myself and portray a different person. I can take on multifaceted, convoluted, or complex characters and make them my own."

Matthew Muzzy, freshman

Matthew Muzzy, freshman

Nuri Broady, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

"My favorite show is Steven Universe because it's a very open show. It doesn't limit itself from talking openly about sexuality and finding yourself."

Demi Brown, junior

Demi Brown, junior

Jonah Hebblethwaite-Cornman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

"[I work harder to earn] praise and recognition, to feel like I am doing something right because I am always beating myself up."  

Welcome to room 212’s butterfly habitat

Welcome to room 212’s butterfly habitat

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

They say hands on learning is the best way of learning for students, but it’s not the most common. As for Cassandra Lentz’s 6th grade science class, they are familiar with this approach to learning.  Two years ago when Lentz first came to GCAA, she brought with her a female turtle that the classmates now named ‘Dudette...

Lilliana Bremerkamp, junior

Lilliana Bremerkamp, junior

Nuri Broady, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

“I’m scared to go into junior year because I’m still not 100 percent sure about what I want to pursue in. Being an artist is extremely hard to become successful at. The complicated thing is that I’m excited to get out of high school and into the real world. One step closer baby!”

New school year brings new staff

New school year brings new staff

September 24, 2019

GCAA welcomed over a dozen new staff members into the building this school year. Student media staff sat down individually with the new members to learn more about each person.

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