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Upcoming Events

JuJu Vieth, Photo Editor

November 12, 2015

Mark your calendars with these upcoming performances and events! Theatre Department Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream - November 12 & 13, 7pm, Sun Theater Picture Retakes - November 24 Visual Art Showcase (Lower + Upper Academies) - December 3, 5-6:45pm, Sun Theater Mezzanine Dance Co...

GCAA Theater Department presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

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

November 9, 2015

The theater department will present a production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a play by William Shakespeare, directed by Brandon Riley, theater teacher. Ticket prices are $5 for adults, and $2 for students and are available at the door, or in advance from a cast member.The production will be h...

Dancers Awarded With Dance Career Award

Jerell McCole, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2015

Joel Breeden, 12; Brianna Ford, 12; Samantha York, 10; received the Dance Career Award from DanceSTL and the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Recipients receive financial assistants and mentoring towards postsecondary dance education. These students are offered mentoring and guidance towards further dance...

GCAA opens up spirit week with annual talent show

GCAA opens up spirit week with annual talent show

Elyse Luecke, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2015

On Monday, October 12th at 6pm in the Sun theater, GCAA held it’s third annual talent show. Khiry Pugh, 12th, the host of the show, introduced the first act: Aca-Soul which is a student led A Cappella group, who sang “Want You Back” by The Jackson 5. Other acts also included Prather Pruitt, ...

Red Ribbon Week Themes

Jerell McCole, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2015

This week is RED RIBBON WEEK! Get ready for another round of spirit week fun! We want EVERYONE to participate this year. Attached you will find the flyer that will be posted around the building. We have also purchased rubber bracelets for everyone to sport throughout the week to show that GCAA IS DRU...

GCAA Provides Flu Vaccinations

Jerell McCole, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2015

Flu vaccines, both injections and nasal mist, will be available on Tuesday, October 27th from 8 to 10 a.m. Students will need to have a completed consent form (filled out on both sides) to participate. Parents should attach a copy of their insurance card to the consent form. The school will ...

Camerata Students Audition for District Choir

Jerell McCole, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2015

“District Choir Triumphs!” read in the subject line of an email sent from Camerata director, Wes Smith. In the start of the semester, Camerata students picked audition pieces and began working with Smith one on one. Mary Chamberlain says, “I auditioned 2 years ago and didn’t get in because of ...

2k15 Homecoming Court

Myasia Kisart, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015

2k15 "Festival of Colors" Homecoming Court has been announced. The top 5 nominees for boys are girls are as followed: Boys: Randy Jerell Kyree Girls: Jasmine Jackee Stacy

Homecoming Festivities are Coming

Ivy Beckenholdt, Assignment Editor

October 8, 2015

The annual Homecoming Talent Show is kicking off the homecoming festivities. The talent show will be on October 12, at 6 p.m. To come to the show the payment will be $5; however, you can also bring 5 canned goods, payment will be due at the door. Also kicking off the homecoming festivities is the ...

Gateway2Change Race Summit

Gateway2Change Race Summit

JuJu Vieth, Photo Editor

October 8, 2015

The Brentwood School District Office became home to the Gateway2Change Race Summit on September 30. 300 students from 29 schools throughout the St. Louis area gathered to discuss issues related to race and diversity, and what might be possible solutions. GCAA was able to send two students, Ivy Beckenholdt,...

Hagan receives donations for music classes

Chloe Ward, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

During the first week of school, Dave Hagan, an instrumental teacher, requested some musical equipment from the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society and Reaper, an audio software company, through email. Both organizations responded with donations totalling about $1,230 worth of equipment. Hagan shared ...

GCAA Teacher, Student Deliver Speech About Roles in St. Louis

GCAA Teacher, Student Deliver Speech About Roles in St. Louis

Keeley Barket and Elyse Luecke

September 28, 2015

On Thursday, September 17th, Andrew Goodin and Royce Martin of GCAA both delivered a speech for the 2015 Blog Out Loud at T-Rex on Washington downtown. Goodin’s speech mostly revolved around why he teaches, and how students apply the things they learn in Makerspace today. Martin delivered a sp...

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