Pandemic increases mental health awareness

Jordan Gorham, Staff Reporter May 20, 2021

“It was a difficult experience,” junior grade student Loren Gill said. “Just waking up in the morning, I had a fear of thinking will the pandemic be over soon… or how long do we have to live...

Natalie Young,  Genesis Fair,and  Darius Sims, working on book work in  Ms. Schroll's English  ll class.

Student return to in-person learning comes with new safety procedures

Korissa Smith, Staff Reporter March 23, 2021

No student at GCAA could have known the effect the Corona-virus pandemic would have on them, their mental health and motivation is on the decline, and the need to get them back into school safely is urgent,...

Staff senior photos

Flashback: Staff senior photos

Aiya Hunter, GCAAtoday Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2020

Senior year is meant to be a special one compared to the rest of highschool. Unfortunately, students graduating this year did not get the experience many classes did before them due to the COVID-19 outbreak....

A future fashionista: The new era of retail

A future fashionista: The new era of retail

Nuri Broady, Staff Reporter February 17, 2020

Depop is an app that allows absolutely anyone to sell their own products and one student in particular has taken advantage of this opportunity. Lexi Mitev is a Junior who has a “passion for fashion”...

In front of a mural representing the theatre and dance departments, sophomore Nayla Nava poses for the camera.

Tu Tienes Valor: Afrospanic Atmosphere aspires to inspire

Gabe Gibert, Staff Writer January 30, 2020

Sophomore Nayla Nava is the co-founder of Afrospanic Atmosphere, a company that sells apparel that promotes African-American and Hispanic involvement in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics,...

A plant that was fertilized with the help of pear jam made by Green Machine students.

Pears inspire new lessons on sustainability

A'onne Watson , Staff Writer January 24, 2020

The middle school science department has put together a science club called the Green Machine. Spearheaded by science teacher Cassandra Lentz, the Green Machine is a class and club that is based on hydroponic...

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: To demonstrate a student losing internet access Jakyah Overton sits at a school computer that states

WiFi password change affects school community

Haile Emerson, Staff Writer January 15, 2020

On Nov. 4, the password to the WiFi service “CF-Guest” had been changed, affecting students and teachers alike. The abrupt change was recognized by school users almost immediately. “They changed...

Pre-show rush, creators gather backstage to make their last alterations. Students practiced their runway walks and added to their outfits under the supervision of science teacher Cassandra Lentz and Makerspace teacher Josh Linn.

Middle school teams collaborate for Recycling Trashion Show

Aiya Hunter, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2020

On Monday, November 18, middle schoolers in the Makerspace and the Green Machine collaborated to put on a recycling fashion show or—the “Recycling Trashion Show 2019.” The Makerspace is a class where...

Sheanique Syms speaks during student council elections.

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...

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...

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...

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....

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