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Senior Spirit Week kicks off Monday

Senior Spirit Week kicks off Monday

Elyse Luecke, Managing Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News Briefs

Seniors are encouraged to participate in Spirit Week, which kicks off Monday, May 14th. Monday- Red Ribbon Day: Dress your best, dress to impress! Tuesday- College Day: Represent your college and wear your school apparel. Wednesday- Character Day: Dress up as your favorite superhero, cartoon...

High school lip sync battle and basketball rematch to take place May 17th

High school lip sync battle and basketball rematch to take place May 17th

Brooke Schuessler, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News Briefs

In the fall, Student Council held the first teachers VS. students basketball game, which the teachers won. Now it's time for a re-match. On Thursday, May 17th,  STUCO is planning  a basketball game re-match along with a high school student lip sync battle, which has been done previously for teachers....

Visual Art department holds Spring Art Show

Visual Art department holds Spring Art Show

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News

The Visual Art Department displayed the student work they deemed exceptional in the Spring Art Show, which was held on April 19th. The event exhibited the artwork of all grades from all of the many art classes. Unlike the latest Winter Art Show where students submitted work surrounding a particular...

Denise Pranger named one of Confluence Charter School’s Educators of the Year

Denise Pranger named one of Confluence Charter School’s Educators of the Year

Paisley Regester, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News

Denise Pranger, Middle School English teacher, has been awarded Confluence’s Educator of the Year award. The award was announced at an All-Staff Professional Development meeting held in the Sun Theater. Seven teachers, who had each been nominated by their respective schools, were brought onto sta...

Senior showcase Friday, May 4th at 7 pm in the Sun Theater

Senior showcase Friday, May 4th at 7 pm in the Sun Theater

Natalie Welborn, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News Briefs

The senior showcase is tomorrow at 7pm in the Sun Theater. The following seniors have submitted choreography that their peers will perform: Shaniah Fitts Kennedi Glass Ella Holman Quinlan Holt Chasity Johnson Indiya Monroe Tatyana Murphy Anthony Orozco Akeibi Outlaw Tic...

Students and staff evacuate building due to bomb threat

Students and staff evacuate building due to bomb threat

Elyse Luecke, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News, Showcase

In an announcement made on Wednesday, May 2nd by middle school principal Rebecca Irving, students were told to exit the building and make their way to the Cardinal Ritter football field [predesignated evacuation spot] down the street at approximately 12:20-12:30 pm. Students were to remain on the bleach...

Student artwork showcased at annual show

Student artwork showcased at annual show

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News

The Visual Art Department displayed the student work they deemed exceptional in the Spring Art Show, which was held on April 19th. The event exhibited the artwork of all grades from all of the many art classes. Unlike the latest Winter Art Show where students submitted work surrounding a particular...

GCAA choirs take home gold in Colorado Springs competition

GCAA choirs take home gold in Colorado Springs competition

Kumari Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News, Showcase

On Thursday, April 5th, over thirty high school vocal pathway students piled into a charter bus and took a 15 hour drive to Colorado Springs, Colorado. The group contained Camarada, Band’s Treble choir, and students who are part of other choirs such as Concert Treble and After-School choir (jazz-a-pella)...

Three staff members recognized for excellence in their positions

Three staff members recognized for excellence in their positions

Paisley Regester, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News, Showcase

Three teachers have been recognized by Confluence Charter Schools for their excellence in their positions and service at GCAA. These winners are Caitlin Munguia, awarded GCAA High School Educator of the Year, Melissa Sasser, awarded GCAA Support Staff Member of the Year, and Denise Pranger, awarded bot...

Administration calls for class meetings after threats of violence

Administration calls for class meetings after threats of violence

Tessa Wild, Web Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News, Showcase

Yesterday, assemblies were held for high schoolers concerning recent threats that have been made by students towards the school. These assemblies were both preemptive and reactionary, with the main intention of preventing any further threats from being made. “In the last two or three days, there...

Spring dance concert tonight at 7pm

Spring dance concert tonight at 7pm

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

The dance department's spring concert, 'THE JOURNEY' ,  will take place in the Sun Theater tonight at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $12 at the door. Free for GCAA faculty and staff with a valid ID and $5 for students with valid student ID. Tickets are also available online for $10 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gcaa-dance-department-presents-the-journey-2018-spring-dance-concert-tickets-44964627411?aff=eac2  . “The dance concert is coming along very nicely and although there have been some struggles, it's going to be a great show for t...

Junior/senior prom this Saturday, theme “Masquerade”

Junior/senior prom this Saturday, theme “Masquerade”

Kumari Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

Prom will be taking place on Saturday, April 21st from seven P.M. to ten P.M., inside of The Vault on Grand and Gravois. Students are encouraged to wear head-pieces or masks associated with the theme of “masquerade,” but such decorations must not be worn prior to entering the venue, to ensure...

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