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You can earn a FREE copy of the 2020 yearbook!

You can earn a FREE copy of the 2020 yearbook!

Amirah Bauder, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2019

Each summer, GCAA Student Media sponsors a fundraiser that YOU can participate in and earn a free yearbook! The skinny on how to get the dough Sell 10 tubs of Gourmet Cookie Dough, and get a FREE ($30 value) yearbook! Turn in your order forms and money during the first week of school. Sell...

Students involved in exhibit and presentation for The Paly Foundation

Students involved in exhibit and presentation for The Paly Foundation

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Assistant Editor

May 22, 2019

The Paly Foundation is an organization whose goal is to bring awareness to endangered species. They provide exhibits to zoos, events, and occasionally schools.  On April 5th, GCAA had the opportunity to hear from a curator of the Paly Foundation, Charmin Dahl. Dahl spoke to students and informed that...

Staff holds workshop to discuss concepts affecting boys and young men

Staff holds workshop to discuss concepts affecting boys and young men

Christopher Corriveau, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

A workshop was recently held for all male high school students to hold an honest and open discussion on several topics that relate to boys and men. Organized by male staff of GCAA in response to several events being held for female students earlier in the year, the workshop addressed the topics of...

PERSPECTIVE: Split opinions on sexual harassment assemblies

PERSPECTIVE: Split opinions on sexual harassment assemblies

Aurora Phillips, Engagement Editor

April 25, 2019

The #MeToo movement has thrust the issue of sexual harassment into the minds of many Americans. Walking through the halls of school every day, a person is likely to encounter others who could have been victims, still are victims, or are perpetrators of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. On Tuesd...

Environmental activist Tim Oey stops at GCAA to talk about his trip across country

Environmental activist Tim Oey stops at GCAA to talk about his trip across country

Amirah Bauder, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

  Tim Oey is not like most people. Most people would get to a college reunion by car, plane, or even train. Most people would choose one of these modes of transportation to reach a distant destination. But Tim Oey is not ‘most people’. Tim is biking the whole way there. By May 27th, Tim Oey ...

Green class entered in contest for recycling program

Green class entered in contest for recycling program

Natalie O'Dell, Business Manager

April 10, 2019

The middle school’s green class is among the fifty-nine St. Louis schools entered to win prizes worth up to $600 dollars for their work on bringing recycling to their school through Green Schools quest, a challenge from the Missouri Gateway Chapter of the US Green Building Council. Participants were pres...

Students, teachers participate in lip sync battle to fund HERstory

Students, teachers participate in lip sync battle to fund HERstory

Aiya Hunter, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

On Friday March 8, there was a lip sync battle between students, staff, and a mix of both. Students purchased one dollar tickets to attend the battle during block B8. Junior Paul Hollis hosted the event.  “Our two hosts that we had unfortunately dropped out and had other business to do. I was t...

Additional school days added due to extreme winter weather

Additional school days added due to extreme winter weather

Aiya Hunter, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

During the 2018-2019 school year, there have been four days called off due to weather hazards. As required by state law, there are six days built into the school calendar to accommodate for potential school closings due to weather or other circumstances. In a district-wide letter addressed on March 20, 2...

Students and teachers collaborate on this year’s HERstory Museum

Students and teachers collaborate on this year’s HERstory Museum

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

On Friday, March 15, GCAA will be presenting the HERstory Museum from 5-7pm. Headed by art teacher Caitlin Munguia, the HERstory Museum is a display of student and teacher collaborative projects to honor National Women's Month through arts. Seventh grader Paul Notaro is one of the many students who contr...

Courtney Young wins award for ‘Staff of the Year’

Courtney Young wins award for ‘Staff of the Year’

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

We are proud to congratulate instructional coach Courtney Young, for winning 'Staff of the Year' at the district competition. Beating out all other support staff in the Confluence district, she was presented with a sash, goody bag, flowers, check, and plaque with her name. "It was just so amazing...

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