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Graduating class of 2018 recognized for their performance on the ACT

Graduating class of 2018 recognized for their performance on the ACT

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018

18% scored higher than a 25 on the ACT, 5 student scored above a 31, qualifying for the Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship Students combined have been awarded over $2 million in scholarships, and an additional 8 have earned free tuition through the Missouri A+ program to a Missouri community colleg...

An editing team’s farewell: the end of an era

An editing team’s farewell: the end of an era

Editorial Board

May 19, 2018

A year has passed since this team of editors took the reigns of GCAA student media and swore to do our absolute best to create a journalistic legacy that we could leave behind. Now, on our graduation day, we say goodbye–goodbye to our newspaper, goodbye to our yearbook, goodbye to our incredible team ...

Custodial staff prioritize under Confluence standards

Custodial staff prioritize under Confluence standards

Jackson Wild, Contributing Writer

May 18, 2018

Recently, some have began to question the ability of students and janitorial staff to take care of the school’s trash. It piles up on the windowsills, bathrooms, in classrooms and in hallways; it can blow in from the courtyard or be dropped down five flights of stairs to splatter on walls, floors, o...

Graduation Livestream

Graduation Livestream

Aurora Phillips, Engagement Editor

May 18, 2018

Tune in on Saturday, May 19 at 10 am for a livestream of the graduation ceremony.

Teachers not being allowed to sit on stage for senior graduation is embarrassing, unappreciative

Teachers not being allowed to sit on stage for senior graduation is embarrassing, unappreciative

Staff Editorial

May 18, 2018

Last week, seniors were informed–largely through rumor–that their teachers would not be allowed to sit on the stage with them during their graduation ceremony. The seniors in GCAA student media are upset and disappointed at this turn of events. We feel that our teachers, who have guided and helped us t...

Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Departure to Denmark: A semester abroad

Chase Doctor, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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