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Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Chase Doctor, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Blogs, Life

On August 6th, 2017, I started school at Ega Undoms-Hojskole--over 4,500 miles away from St. Louis. After junior year, I had all the credits I needed to graduate high school except for one half practical art credit. I didn’t want to graduate early and start college at 17, but I wanted to do somethin...

Vocal Music students perform in Broadway themed “Cabaret Night”

Vocal Music students perform in Broadway themed “Cabaret Night”

Natalie O'Dell, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, News

In April, the high school and middle school performed in the annual Cabaret Night. This year, the theme was Broadway. The idea for the theme was developed over the summer by choir teachers Raynard Brown and Wes Smith. “we wanted to go to something different, because last year’s cabaret was pretty...

GCAA holds third annual prom: “Masquerade”

GCAA holds third annual prom: “Masquerade”

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life, News

On April 21st, juniors and seniors took the dance floor at prom for ‘a night to remember’ at The Vault on South Grand Boulevard. The theme chosen for the night was Masquerade.   ...

“Hamilton” provides students with opportunity to perform on the Fox Theater stage

“Hamilton” provides students with opportunity to perform on the Fox Theater stage

Elyse Luecke, Managing Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life, News, Showcase

Nearly 4,000 students and teachers from 42 high schools in the surrounding area attended the performance of Hamilton back in April at the Fabulous Fox Theater. As part of the Hamilton Education Program by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, high school students were invited to see the...

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...

Arts and academics: teacher collaboration and observation

Arts and academics: teacher collaboration and observation

Kennedy Brown, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under 2018 Yearbook Spring Supplement, Life

Teachers and administrators came together in March to observe one another's classes and gain a new perspective about the inner workings of different classes. Educators all around the school participated in these observations. Teachers were given papers that included boxes to state positive an...

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...

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