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Paisley Regester, junior

Paisley Regester, junior

Kumari Pacheco, Staff Writer and Photographer

October 4, 2017

“Would you like to be famous? If so, for what?” “I wouldn’t want to be famous in the way that most people are; I don’t like having that kind of attention on me. But I might want to be famous in my future occupation, which is archaeology -- not a very ‘famous’ job -- because being famous...

Student profile – Nuri Broady

Student profile – Nuri Broady

Aurora Phillips, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Takisha Wallace, high school science

Takisha Wallace, high school science

Aurora Philips, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Q: What classes do you teach? A: I teach chemistry, biology, advanced biology, and as well as genetics. Q: Why did you choose GCAA? A: I chose GCAA because the performing arts as well as teaching a subject, and I wanted to be able to integrate, eventually once I learn the students and the con...

Gina Bell-Moore, Upper Academy Principal

Gina Bell-Moore, Upper Academy Principal

Kumari Pacheco, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

Q: Where did you attend college and what was your major? A: I went to Carleton College, in Northfield Minnesota, and I majored in Sociology...I went to UMSL and got my Master’s in Education. Q: What occupation did you hold before this position? A: For the last three years, I was an educational consultant. Q: Wh...

Robert VonNordheim, English Teacher

Robert VonNordheim, English Teacher

Galen Selligman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

Whenever I am reading or writing I have a really strict rule that whatever I’m listening to is mostly instrumental. If I listen to things with too many lyrics, the words will get all jumbled up...

Courtney Young, Instructional Coach

Courtney Young, Instructional Coach

Aurora Phillips, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Q: How did your role end up being changed? A: So I was a teacher, a math teacher, then the position became available for the Instructional Coach...so I applied and I interviewed. Then I was offered the position at the end of the school year last year. Q: Where were you before this? A: I was here, I ...

Erin Phoenix, Middle School Counselor

Erin Phoenix, Middle School Counselor

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Q: Why did you choose to work at GCAA? A: So I taught 7th grade English for 8 years before, then I got my master’s in school counseling.  I wanted to work at a school that was diverse, and that was small and had interesting things about it and I felt that Grand Center was a school of performing ...

New faculty and support staff join GCAA

Tessa Wild, Editor in-chief

September 13, 2017

This school year, a number of new faculty and support staff members were introduced to GCAA. GCAAtoday staff members met with each of these new teachers individually to find a little bit more about them.

Bradford Buck, Science Teacher

Bradford Buck, Science Teacher

Galen Selligman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

I like to think that I’m creating students that can think for themselves, can be skeptical about things that they hear in the news...

GCAA holds eclipse viewing

GCAA holds eclipse viewing

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

On Monday, August 21, a long-anticipated solar eclipse took place.  A viewing of this phenomenon was held at Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School.  GCAA provided a pair of eclipse glasses for every student.

Christine Nobbe’s R2D2 collection displayed at Schlafly Branch Library

Christine Nobbe’s R2D2 collection displayed at Schlafly Branch Library

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

Christine Nobbe, Instructional Coach, has her collection of R2D2 merchandise featured at the Schlafly Branch Library.  This was in celebration of “Star Wars Day”, May 4th, which comes from a play on words with the franchise's famous line “May the force be with you”. Among these items were a...

Senior Magazine – Class of 2017

Senior Magazine – Class of 2017

Chloe Ward, Senior Magazine Editor-in-Chief

May 19, 2017

This is the class of 2017 issue of the Unknown, the annual magazine for GCAA graduates.

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