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 »

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 »

Reducing, recycling: important educational concepts

Abby Goldberg, Editorial Board

April 23, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We all probably learned in elementary school what recycling is and how to do it. Paper goes in the green bin and water bottles go in the blue bin, but what happens when there is no bin and you just have to throw it out? Is GCHS... Read more »

ACT prep and core classes not properly teaching students

Daniel Skinner, Editorial Board

March 4, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Every GCHS student will, one point in time,  have to take the ACT test. It has become something to fear for some students, while it marks a golden accomplishment for others. Either way, it tends to mean that students will have... Read more »

Class rank should not be a concern for students

Max Goldberg, Abby Goldberg, Anna Jensen, and Daniel Skinner

February 11, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Thousands of seniors across the country start the stressful journey of applying to colleges, which entails applications requiring GPA, grades, attendence and class rank. Then they must sit back and wait to see whether or not they... Read more »

Parking pass system is flawed

Editorial Board

October 1, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The parking lot: the place for tailgating, snowball fights, and -- of course -- drama. This year is no different. From July 22-24, and August 4-8, students who met all requirements were allowed to purchase a parking pass. The... Read more »

Students have right to speak out on school policies

Editorial Board

May 13, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

­ What does censorship mean to a high school student? According to the dictionary, the definition of censorship is the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts. How does this... Read more »

Blended scheduling best option for GCHS

Editorial Board, Editorial Board

May 13, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Although traditional scheduling is the most common form to use in schools, some schools have strayed away from tradition and have started to use block scheduling. However, there are many different factors that must be taken into... Read more »

Editorial: School should have right to intervene in student social media

Editorial Board

March 21, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Social media bullying has become extremely popular in a society based on technology. According to SAP coordinator Kate Oldenburg, the increased use in social media websites for communication has deprived students of some of the... Read more »

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