2022 yearbooks now available!

2022 yearbooks now available!

September 13, 2021

The 2021-2022 yearbooks are now available. You can pre-order yours for a discounted price of $26 through Friday, Sept. 24. Order yours online here. Limited quantities are available, so act fast!

Pictures of guitar class during Music festival

Festivals to Build Community: The First Ever GCAA Music Festival!

Korissa Smith, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

There is no question that finding a sense of community has been a troubling issue this school year. The music department, specifically, has expressed the concern of trying to keep students motivated to...

Last chance to order a 2020/2021 yearbook

Last chance to order a 2020/2021 yearbook

April 1, 2021

Yearbook preorders are ending soon. To guarantee you have a book at distribution, you can order yours now by visiting the Yearbook Order Center.

Natalie Young,  Genesis Fair,and  Darius Sims, working on book work in  Ms. Schroll's English  ll class.

Student return to in-person learning comes with new safety procedures

Korissa Smith, Staff Reporter March 23, 2021

No student at GCAA could have known the effect the Corona-virus pandemic would have on them, their mental health and motivation is on the decline, and the need to get them back into school safely is urgent,...

Venue for the 2016 commencement, held in the Sun Theater.

A sucky senior year – a letter to all seniors

Amirah Bauder, Expression Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2020

Who could have expected something like this would happen? Within less than a month, our entire world seems to have flipped right on its head. While it’s true that the sudden disruption of our senior...

Staff senior photos

Flashback: Staff senior photos

Aiya Hunter, GCAAtoday Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2020

Senior year is meant to be a special one compared to the rest of highschool. Unfortunately, students graduating this year did not get the experience many classes did before them due to the COVID-19 outbreak....

Yearbook ordering and distribution updates

Yearbook ordering and distribution updates

Amirah Bauder, Expression Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, yearbook ordering and distribution have been slightly altered this year. Below are the answers to common questions relating to these changes:   Can I still...

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Confluence CEO responds to coronavirus concerns

Aiya Hunter, GCAAtoday Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2020

UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19: "We hope you are all holding up well and trying to enjoy some semblance of spring break during these strange and unprecedented times. Throughout this public health emergency and...

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Many people will post pictures of symmetrical, color-coded, or neatly arranged objects and talk about how it soothes their OCD on social media.

I’m so OCD: It’s an illness, not an achievement

Gabe Gibert, Staff Reporter February 12, 2020

A short warning: this is potentially VERY triggering to anyone with OCD. If you’ve been diagnosed, proceed with caution, and keep in mind that this isn’t aimed at you anyway. I am diagnosed...

Parent volunteer Sara Irlbeck followed by junior Kit Daugherty go door to door to speak with state representatives relevant to the funding discrepancy issue.

The fight for funding: Charter schools rally at state capital for National School Choice Week

Aiya Hunter and Jessica Carter February 11, 2020

On January 22, charter schools of Missouri rallied at the state capital to address the funding discrepancy between charter and other types of public schools. Missouri charter schools report receiving around...

In front of a mural representing the theatre and dance departments, sophomore Nayla Nava poses for the camera.

Tu Tienes Valor: Afrospanic Atmosphere aspires to inspire

Gabe Gibert, Staff Writer January 30, 2020

Sophomore Nayla Nava is the co-founder of Afrospanic Atmosphere, a company that sells apparel that promotes African-American and Hispanic involvement in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics,...

The Mandalorian reaches into the Infant’s floating crib after fighting through his captors. Photo courtesy of Disney+

The Mandalorian: An excellent execution of a fresh concept in Star Wars

Gabe Gibert, Staff Writer December 19, 2019

Warning: This review contains major spoilers for the first episode of The Mandalorian and minor spoilers for the next four episodes of The Mandalorian. Read at your own risk. For the sake of clarity, the...

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