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DIY Valentine’s Day Gift

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift

Sophie Iffrig, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


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Sophie Iffrig With Valentine’s day coming up many people would like to get a loved one something nice to show their admiration and appreciation; however, most of us either don’t have the time or don’t have the money. If you’re looking to give someone a gift but don’t know what to get ...

5 Questions with Patra Patton

5 Questions with Patra Patton

Sophie Iffrig, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


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Q: When did you first decide that you wanted to become vegan and what inspired you? A: “I first became vegan two and a half months ago, a couple weeks before Halloween, and I was first inspired a while back. I thought about it after I heard a vegan peer being interviewed about this same topic. Thi...

#ordinarylifeGCAA: Kristine Gage

Jerell McCole, GCAAtoday Editor-in-Cheif

February 1, 2016


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We asked choir teacher Kristine Gage to document a week of her life on social media using #ordinarylifeGCAA. Here's her week.

Early Graduates: Where Are They Now

Early Graduates: Where Are They Now

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

January 30, 2016


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Being a new school, GCAA is full of firsts.  We’ve had the first year with high schoolers, the first year with new teachers, the first senior class, and now the first graduates, Tyler Smith and Antonio Mosely.  These two young men managed to complete all of their credits early and say goodbye to high s...

Unexpected Snow Day Leads To Unexpected Fun

Unexpected Snow Day Leads To Unexpected Fun

Jerell McCole, GCAAtoday.com Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2016


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With the first major snowfall of the year, seniors chose to spend the day out of the house. The message, “Sledding on art hill at 1?” was sent out through snapchat and texts. About two-to-four inches of snow fell over overnight, closing schools around the St. Louis Area. Although hundreds of people...

5 Questions with Mr. Mancuso

5 Questions with Mr. Mancuso

Elyse Luecke, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2016


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Q: What do you enjoy about the city of St. Louis? A: I enjoy the diversity of the city of St. Louis. I enjoy that there is a lot of different places to go, especially free places, I think that’s rare; like Forest Park, and the Zoo. There are places in St. Louis that I still haven’t seen, and I’v...

How to Study the Night Before

Ivy Beckenholdt, Assignment Editor

January 22, 2016


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While it is best to study with plenty of time before the exam, it is inevitable that many of us will procrastinate and end up studying the night before. Here is how to effectively study with little time. Refer to your study guide, and from that information create flashcards. Quizlet is a great w...

DIY: Peanut Butter Bacon and Banana sandwich

DIY: Peanut Butter Bacon and Banana sandwich

Kawan Yarbrough, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


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When most people hear the name “Elvis Presley”, they might think of one of America’s most well-known musical legends. Some that are old enough might think of his music, and some that were not born yet when he was at the peak of his career, know of him through pop culture. While he was alive, he...

How To Wrap A Present

How To Wrap A Present

Amber Frost, Editor

December 12, 2015


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It’s that time of year again, to help wrap Christmas presents for your friends and family, or maybe you just need to learn to wrap gifts. I was once a bad wrapper, until I learned how to actually do it. If you’re one of those people that can’t wrap presents, then this is for you. Hopefully it h...

Humans of GCAA: Brooke Schuessler

Humans of GCAA: Brooke Schuessler

Keeley Burke, Expression Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


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DIY Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Turkey Leg

DIY Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Turkey Leg

Keeley Burke, Expression Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2015


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With Thanksgiving approaching, this sweet holiday treat is sure to give you something to be thankful about! What you will need: 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine 1 package of your favorite marshmallows (can be substituted for 4 cups of miniature marshmallows) 6 cups of Kellogg’s Rice Krispie...

5 Questions with: Mr. Martin

5 Questions with: Mr. Martin

Elyse Luecke, GCAAtoday.com Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2015


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Q: What education have you received prior to working at GCAA? A: “I went to Ohio Northern University as my undergraduate to get my Music Education degree, with a focus in choral music and string music. I went to Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville [SIUE] for my master’s degree in mus...

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