Foreign language department looking to expand

Taylor O'Neill, Sports Editor

April 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Next year, the foreign language department plans on adding another language into the curriculum if the school board approves. To figure this out, the foreign language department sent out a survey asking what languages students... 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 »

GCHS should become multi-platform

Taylor O'Neill, Sports Editor

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The famous rivalry over Apple vs. Windows is popular throughout the world, but GCHS students are only subjected to one type of platform. There are many more operating systems that are used in different circumstances that we... Read more »

Dear Abby: Confidence, self-doubt issues

March 4, 2015

Filed under Dear Abby:, Opinion

Dear Abby: I have zero self-confidence and lots of body issues. I want to look nice at school but nine times out of 10, I end up ʺbummingʺ it. What should I do? Who says you have to dress nice to look good? There is abs... Read more »

Organization affects students’ abilities to properly learn

Danielle Voss, News Editor

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Most students have their own organizational techniques, but if they do not have an efficient way of organizing their materials, it may affect their performance both in and out of class. When a student does not have a designated... Read more »

Makeup should not be social requirement for girls

Abby Goldberg, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Caking on foundation, applying mascara and spending an unhealthy amount of time looking in the mirror is a typical morning for most high school girls. With makeup advertisements everywhere, girls cannot escape the social obligation... Read more »

Student growth mindset: two-way street

Katie Wilkinson and Anna Jensen

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

There is a psychological theory that students who actually believe in the potential to expand their skills and knowledge will have a greater sense of motivation. This is called the student growth mindset, which is influenced heavily... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Joshua Peterson

Joshua Peterson, Special Education department chair

March 4, 2015

Filed under Letter to the Editor

With regards to GCHS superfans

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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 »

Finals weighted too heavily for students

Anna Jensen, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Finals week poses a threat to many high school students; they fear losing borderline grades and failing finals. The format of finals puts a great deal of stress on students whether they choose to study or not. This is because... Read more »

Early grads seek new opportunities

Taylor O'Neill, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

At the end of the first semester, some seniors experienced their last days of high school. Even though most seniors had around five months left when they came back from winter break, 20 students completed their high school education... Read more »

Pending grades cause post-finals stress

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Most students are familiar with the post-finals PowerSchool-checking madness and the frustration of waiting for teachers to enter their final grades. Students expect teachers to have grades entered right after the final is taken,... Read more »

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