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A Trip To Spain

A Trip To Spain

Kawan Yarbrough, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Marissa Moore, the new language teacher this year, gave insight on her stay in Spain. Moore gave detail on her daily life, and what she felt and saw while in Barcelona for one year.   Q. What did you see first when you got off the plane to Barcelona? What grabbed your attention first? What...

How to Write a College Admissions Essay

JuJu Vieth, Photo Editor

October 6, 2015

Every year high school seniors are faced with the sometimes daunting task of writing their college admissions essay(s). Here are a few tips to help get your essay started! Identify the question you are going to answer. Most colleges have more than one essay prompt that you can choose from. The Co...

The Last Time I… Made Money Using My Art

The Last Time I… Made Money Using My Art

Elyse Luecke, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2015

St. Louis ArtWorks is a program with a mission to broaden educational and career opportunities for young adults through paid apprenticeships and community collaborations for the visual, musical and theatrical arts. Their purpose is to teach youth skills that they might need in their art pathway. Tyson...

Five Questions with Mr. Burgess

Five Questions with Mr. Burgess

Amber Frost, Section Editor

September 9, 2015

Steve Burgess is a new science teacher. This year (2015- 2016) he is teaching High School Biology and Forensic Science. Q. What were your prior jobs? A. “I was last working for Construction Career Center (also known as Triple C) here in Saint Louis, at another charter school, and they closed down a...

Classroom poster asks students to consider GCAA’s reputation

Classroom poster asks students to consider GCAA’s reputation

Elyse Luecke, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015

Throughout St. Louis, people often ask, "Where did you go to high school?" A poster in Michael Howe's chemistry classroom aims to get students to consider what it means to be from GCAA.

5 Questions with Julia Aastrom

5 Questions with Julia Aastrom

Valera Robinson, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

Q: What is the hardest part of high school? A: Finals, keeping up with a social life and school at the same time, making time for homework and studying at the same time, making new friends and struggling to catch up when you fall behind with work.   Q: What is the most annoying part of...

The Last Time I… Went to a Concert

The Last Time I… Went to a Concert

Amber Frost, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015

Two years ago, India Cooper, 11th grade, took a trip out of town to go to her first Korean band concert. In 2011, six South Korean boys joined together and created a hip-hop band that goes by the name of “Bap”. India did not only go to her first Korean concert, but it was her first time traveling...

5 Questions with Safa Caplinger

5 Questions with Safa Caplinger

Roy Hawkins, Staff Writer/Photographer

May 15, 2015

Q. What makes you want to become an artist? A. “I don’t even know if I want to be an artist, really. I’m pretty good at it by now. I love art history and going to art galleries and museums, but I don’t know if I want to be an artist. It’s not very good pay and I would be shamed and not taken...

5 Questions with Nya White

5 Questions with Nya White

Kawan Yarbrough, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

Q. What are you doing this summer? A.   “I’ll probably hang out with my friends, go swimming, sleeping, shopping because I’m going to get a new wardrobe this summer.”   Q. Are you getting a job this summer? A. “I’m not getting a job this summer, but I’ll maybe babysit...

DIY: How to make fried Oreos

DIY: How to make fried Oreos

Sumayyah Muhammad, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

    Every August across the Midwest, state fairs start popping where there are many rides, games, and most impotantly, food. State fairs are known for a plethora of fried foods, such as fried pickles, fried macaroni and cheese balls, fried snickers and fried Oreo’s. Why wait until August for these tasty...

The Last Time I… Got a Pet

The Last Time I… Got a Pet

Elyse Luecke, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

On Saturday, April 4th, freshman Patra Patton got what she had wished for. When she looked out the window, there was a small white dog running around in between houses and on the sidewalk. Patton walked outside to see where the dog went. She asked multiple neighbors if it belonged to them. None of the...

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