Mural Club draws up plan for future mural

Kelsey Ford, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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For the past two years, Mural Club has been decorating the halls with murals portraying various subjects, and this year is no different. Members are in the process of creating a new mural that will be placed in the staircase behind... Read more »

Students should be watching caloric intake

Colleen Ketterer, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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A healthy high school student’s daily caloric intake should be between 1,800 and 2,040 calories. In addition, students are supposed to keep their heart rate up for 30 minutes a day, four times a week. Students at GCHS are given... Read more »

Evolution of the word ‘nerd”: no longer insulting

Kyra Dickerson, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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Everyone has heard the word “nerd” tossed around at one time or another, either to insult someone for what they like or for how they look. However, the word is taking on a new meaning. “Since I was a kid, yes the definition... Read more »

In Depth: Writers Week 2015, the stage is set!

Anna Jensen, Tristan Bergonio, and Erika Miessner

March 9, 2015

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Monday, Tuesday brings alumni, writers, bands: Anna Jensen Bands, novelists, and highly acclaimed journalists will be on the theater stage Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31 for the first two days of Writers Week 2015. Th... Read more »

Cultural drug norms affect high school students

Diego Fernandez, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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High school is a learning experience in which students can pick up many habits. Students learn things like responsibility and  punctuality, and they develop their own lifestyles. While many students gain life experience in high... Read more »

College deadline approaches: time to decide

Max Goldberg, Feature Editor

March 9, 2015

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After many months of hard work and determination filling out college applications, you have finally pressed submit. Sometime later, you receive an email and a letter congratulating you on your acceptance. Some seniors, get... Read more »

Twitter more then just a social tool in education

Danielle Voss, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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Teachers are finding new ways to use social media websites in their curriculum to make classes more interesting and efficient, whether the students are using social media for an assignment, or teachers are gathering more information... Read more »

Shelters work to find pets good homes

Kesenia Gorinshteyn, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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As kids, we all asked our parents if we could get a puppy or a kitten at some point. When our parents agreed, one of the toughest decisions was figuring out where to get our new best friend. One of the first places many families... Read more »

Social workers: key part of GCHS staff

Stephaney De Avalia, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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The month of March is known for St. Patrick’s Day and spring break, but it is also known as Social Work Month. According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) website, Social Work Month is about educating the... Read more »

Planning in full swing as Prom approaches

Kelsey Ford, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2015

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Prom has been known to be a magical night where lasting high school memories are made, but in order to put on such an event, teachers and students spend countless hours behind the scenes working to ensure a seamless night. “We... Read more »

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