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Chess Club takes on National Tournament

Chess Club takes on National Tournament

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

   Over the weekend of April first through third, the chess team checked both their pieces and their competition at the National Chess Tournament in Atlanta. Seven middle and high schoolers represented GCAA.  Over the three days they played a total of seven rounds, coming out 12th in the division...

Photography student uses social media to generate conversation around art

Photography student uses social media to generate conversation around art

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Many high schools have tactics to draw in their students and get them involved.  Junior photography student, Isaiah Maupin, has been looking for ways to help unite the students at GCAA.  He has embarked upon a new project that allows other students to become a part of his artwork.    Every B day, Maupin ...

GCAA Student Media attends 2016 journalismSTL Webster Conference, takes home multiple awards

GCAA Student Media attends 2016 journalismSTL Webster Conference, takes home multiple awards

Elyse Luecke, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2016

At this year’s journalismSTL conference held at Webster University, there were nearly 700 high school journalists from nearly 40 member schools from around the St. Louis area in attendance. The Student Media staff, with the help of adviser Travis Armknecht, submitted various stories, editorials, ye...

AP Environmental Science Takes Treehaven

AP Environmental Science Takes Treehaven

Kawan Yarbrough, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Fred Warren’s AP Environmental Science Class took a weekend trip to Tomahawk, Wisconsin to Treehaven to get a hands-on feel of environmental science. Treehaven is a place that helps conserves natural habitats for trees, and is also a place where people of all ages can see natural habitats that ...

Seniors Win Trip to 2016 Grammys

Seniors Win Trip to 2016 Grammys

Keeley Burke, Expression Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2016

During the 2016 Grammys, seniors Devin Evans and Carrington Barnes were given the chance to sit among the stars and watch the award show in person. “I got to the Grammys through my friend Devin Evans, his mother won the lottery and instead of the money she got the trip. She got to choose between...

Royce Martin Recognized in Paper

March 28, 2016

Royce Martin, 11th grade, was acknowledged for his piano playing skill in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.  Here's a link to the article.  

GCAA Chess

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Chess team brought home 2nd place trophy for 10th grade at the Action Tournament at SLU last week.  The 9th and Under team also won their division for the third out of four times.

Gateway 2 Change Speaker Challenges Students to Combat Opression

Gateway 2 Change Speaker Challenges Students to Combat Opression

Jerell McCole, GCAAtoday.com Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2016

On Friday, February 19th students from Gateway 2 Change were called to Ritenour High School for a special presentation from Dr. Steve Perry.

1818 at GCAA

Ashley Pavlige, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

The National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships defines dual-credit (1818) courses as “The opportunity for high school students to take college credit–bearing courses taught by college-approved high school teachers.” In 1818 courses, you earn credit that goes towards meeting your ...

GCAA Blood Drive

GCAA Blood Drive

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

On Friday, January 5th, GCAA held its second blood drive for the American Red Cross.  Throughout the day, thirty-nine students who were over 16 years old went over to the sun theater to donate blood. While every student did not meet the health requirements necessary to give blood, 23 students were ab...

Elyse Luecke Selected for Prestigious Journalism Conference

Elyse Luecke Selected for Prestigious Journalism Conference

Ivy Beckenholdt, Assignment Editor

February 5, 2016

Sophomore Elyse Luecke, GCAAtoday.com Assistant Editor-in-Chief, was selected to attend the Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University in Washington DC. The conference is a week-long event that helps students understand and explore the realm of real-world journalism. During t...

Intent to Return Forms

Sariah Henning, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Intent to return forms have been emailed out to families, and are due to be turned in before Friday, February 5th to Melissa Sasser.  These forms are necessary to guarantee your spot at school for the 2016-2017 school year.

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