Students get on their grind

Abby Goldberg, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Homecoming, TWIRP and Prom are some of the events teenagers look forward to the most during their time in high school. Spending hours getting ready with friends, taking photos with your date and dancing are just some of the things... Read more »

Students should be free to pee

Erika Miessner, News Editor

October 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

For most GCHS students, grades, relationships and responsibilities make up the majority of school-related stressors. But for students who are not cisgender (identifying with their biological gender), great anxiety can come from... Read more »

School limits students from cosplay

Erika Miessner, News Editor

October 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With a new decision made by the administration and activities director, cosplay at GCHS has been put under greater dress code scrutiny as a reaction to what have been deemed inappropriate costumes. Cosplaying, the act of dressing... Read more »

Creativity needs to be a central focus at GCHS

Ediotrial Board

October 8, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

From the murals placed throughout the school to the fine-tuned choir performances at a variety of school events, it is evident that creative expression is a priority at GCHS. Even with our strength in creative areas like art,... Read more »

Rampage Farewell: Seniors share their goodbyes before heading separate ways

Staff Seniors

May 20, 2015

Filed under Column, Opinion

Daniel Skinner:   When I was little, I never quite imagined I’d ever make it to high school. It wasn’t because I had any severe health issues or incredible insecurities to face (which is not to say I didn’t experience... Read more »

Dear Abby: Maintaining Friendships

Anna Jensen, Opinion Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Dear Abby:, Opinion

Dear Abby, How do I keep in touch with school friends over the summer?   Any friendship is easy to maintain if you put in the effort. Effort involves communication on both ends, as well as making and following thr... Read more »

Summer plans should not cause pressure

Stephany De Avila, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Summer is right around the corner for students, and summer means vacations, festivals, jobs and time to relax. Although summer break is meant to be a break from school, many kids cram their summer with plans and activities that... Read more »

Despite benefits, world language classes should not be required

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

May 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When eighth graders meet with their counselors for the first time to decide which classes to take their freshman year, it’s easy to feel like four years is an endless amount of time to fulfill graduation requirements. As students... Read more »

Admins, students need common ground on internet filter issues

Max Goldberg and Daniel Skinner

May 18, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

District 127’s internet filtering system has existed for quite some time. Even though we don’t know how long, the school has had a basic filter in place for as long as internet has been accessible for students. Either way,... Read more »

Electives should mimic students’ interests

Anna Jensen, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As students get older, their schedules  begin to open up and they have the opportunities to take electives of their choosing. Electives are any classes that are not required to graduate. While students are expected to take... Read more »

CLC offers alternative to four-year college

Caroline Newman, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Seniors are anticipating going off to college as the school year comes to a close, and have chosen to go farther away for a brand new start or have chosen community college as the best choice in order to get the most for their... Read more »

Diverse extracurriculars make well-rounded students

Taylor O'Neill, Sports Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When incoming freshmen first come to GCHS, they are bombarded with new opportunities that are supposed to make their high school experience amazing. What is not mentioned, however, is that multiple extracurriculars  can make... Read more »

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