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Humans of GCAA

Humans of GCAA

September 28, 2018

Record staff turnover leads to wave of new teachers

Record staff turnover leads to wave of new teachers

September 19, 2018

After nearly 30 staff members left at the end of the 2017-2018 school year, there are lots of new faces in the halls. Below are the newest members of the GCAA family.

Graduate headed off to Berklee College of Music

Graduate headed off to Berklee College of Music

Elyse Luecke, Contributing Writer

June 1, 2018

A “coming of age story” is how Royce Martin describes his experiences as a pianist. Playing basketball, riding his bike, and getting into mischief is how he grew up in the Bellefontaine neighborhood in North St. Louis County. In eighth grade, he found a passion for music. It started in band class...

Lucy Ward, junior

Lucy Ward, junior

Brooke Schuessler, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

“Something that has changed my high school life had to have been being involved in tons of pointless drama with my close group of friends and ending up losing most of them…” -Lucy Ward, junior

Quiz: Which arts teacher are you?

Quiz: Which arts teacher are you?

Aurora Phillips, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

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Samuel Meyer, 6th grade

Samuel Meyer, 6th grade

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018

“I did not know how to play the saxophone or how to get it in the right position but I learned how to and that’s a big accomplishment,” –Samuel Meyer, 6th grade

My senior year reflection: perseverance and commitment

My senior year reflection: perseverance and commitment

Elyse Luecke, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018

Under the email signature of middle school principal Rebecca Irving, there is a quote that says, “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” The past four years have shown me nothing but the truth in this statement. Freshman year I auditioned for choir with...

Graduation Livestream

Graduation Livestream

Aurora Phillips, Engagement Editor

May 18, 2018

Tune in on Saturday, May 19 at 10 am for a livestream of the graduation ceremony.

Ke’shon Mosby, 7th grade

Ke’shon Mosby, 7th grade

Roberto Stone, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

"When I get older I would want to pursue dance because it’s a way of expressing myself in ways that I would enjoy and have fun doing." -Ke'shon Mosby, 7th grade

Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Chase Doctor, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

On August 6th, 2017, I started school at Ega Undoms-Hojskole--over 4,500 miles away from St. Louis. After junior year, I had all the credits I needed to graduate high school except for one half practical art credit. I didn’t want to graduate early and start college at 17, but I wanted to do somethin...

GCAA holds third annual prom: “Masquerade”

GCAA holds third annual prom: “Masquerade”

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

On April 21st, juniors and seniors took the dance floor at prom for ‘a night to remember’ at The Vault on South Grand Boulevard. The theme chosen for the night was Masquerade.   ...

Ben Dinwiddie, social studies teacher

Ben Dinwiddie, social studies teacher

Aurora Phillips, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

“I’ve been to a lot of places but there’s still a lot of places I have not been. My wife and I spent a month in Vietnam, and that was really cool, a really great adventure. I’d like to go back, but if money is not an issue, I might like to travel through South America, and use some of that m...

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