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2015-2016 Student Council Executive Officer Elections Results

May 11, 2015

President: Jerell McCole Vice President: Brenna Joslin Secretary: Myasia Kisart Treasurer: Renny McDermott

2015-2016 Course Description Guide

May 11, 2015

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From GCAA to Dance Intensives

From GCAA to Dance Intensives

Amber Frost, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

Summertime is fastly approaching and many students plan to incorporate the arts into their school break. Dancers, for example, are making arrangements to attend summer dance intensives. During these summer, dancers travel to where the intensive dance programs are being held. For a certain amount of weeks...

Music Students go to State, Receive Scores

JuJu Vieth, Photo Editor

May 5, 2015

This year ten students from GCAA went to the State Solo and Ensemble Contest, held at the University of Missouri on Saturday, May 2. The students were rated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the highest possible score, or exemplary. Wes Smith, vocal music teacher, and Damen Martin, instrumental music...

GCAA Students Win “Women In Engineering” Award

Quinlan Holt, Staff Writer

April 25, 2015

Two students from GCAA were the regional winner/runner ups of the NCWIT Women In Engineering award. NCWIT is an organization that encourages women to get into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and every year it awards certain females for their accomplishments in coding (computer programming)...

Differences In Performance Style Leads To Perceptions Of Inequality In Arts Pathways

Differences In Performance Style Leads To Perceptions Of Inequality In Arts Pathways

Jerell McCole, Web Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2015

The visual arts department may seem as though they are overshadowed by the performing arts pathways. Unlike dance, theater, choir, band and all the other performing art forms, visual artists’ work does not require a performance to showcase their work. In fact, many visual artists recoil from the stage,...

Camerata Goes on Field Trip

Camerata Goes on Field Trip

Cheynne Harris, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

On Friday, April 10, Camerata went on a field trip to Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, escorted by Wes Smith and Kristine Gage. Camerata is the advanced choir here at GCAA, where students had to audition to be members. The trip was an all day event with workshops, critics, and food! They drove...

GCAA Craft Alliance Program

Keeley Barket, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

Students from all over the St. Louis area visit Craft Alliance from 1-4 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.The students are members of a program in which they work in the specific groups they are assigned to. The three groups include, clay, metal, and fiber. Fiber includes cloth and sewing as well as 3D printing,...

GCAA Student Sleep Study

GCAA Student Sleep Study

Keeley Barket, Staff writer

April 23, 2015

With end of course exams, map testing, and finals approaching, sleep is a very important factor to studying. Teens are recommended to get around 8-10 hours of sleep each night to be able to perform at their highest. Sleep doesn't just give your body the chance to unwind and recharge, but also improves...

St. Louis Internship Program Accepts GCAA Sophomores and Juniors

St. Louis Internship Program Accepts GCAA Sophomores and Juniors

Elyse Luecke, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015

In late January multiple GCAA sophomores and juniors applied to participate in the St. Louis Internship Program (SLIP). The St. Louis Internship Program is a community based program to help assist students in financial need, and to provide intensive employability training until graduation. Students went...

The Annual Big Big Art Show

The Annual Big Big Art Show

Quinlan Holt, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

This year’s spring art show is on Thursday, April 23rd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The middle schooler’s art will be showcased in the school lobby and both of the cafeterias. The high schooler’s art will be located in the mezzanine and the lobby of the Sun Theatre. ` The main exhibit will be called...

Game for Candy

Cheynne Harris, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

April 6th through May 1st, a new game is available to play here at our school! A computer game that Junior Vernesha Jackson created for engineering that will allow her to collect super-secret data about the students at school.  Everyone is welcome to play:  students’ age and grade do not matter....

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