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Aaron Osborne: Voice of the People
by / on October 18, 2012 at 10:37 pm

Aaron Osborne: Voice of the People

People who speak out during assemblies usually have something to say, but Aaron Osborne’s interruptions are really just outbursts of teen angst.  “I just want food,” he admits; “I don’t care for assembly.  I just want break.” When asked if he customarily thinks before speaking, he said, “What do you […]

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by / on October 18, 2012 at 4:20 am

Attendance

GSA is very lucky to have a great administration. After all, it’s not every high school that has Arts-Fest, IS, senior privileges, or Debbie in the front office.  Most students are very appreciative of what the office does for us, and know that they have our best interests at heart, […]

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Casual Kaz
by / on October 6, 2012 at 8:32 pm

Casual Kaz

Mr. Kaz’s attire has been turning heads.  Students were initially disturbed to see their English teacher uncharacteristically wearing sweatpants to school, but after several weeks of t-shirts and gym shorts they are mostly used to it.  “I’m kind of in denial that summer’s over” he explained, but admitted that after […]

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Jerome
by / on October 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm

Jerome

By now we have all seen the new face sitting in the library with a laptop during most of our study halls.  He’s oldish, is dressed like a teacher, and goes by the name of Jerome.  It occurred to me that it’d be nice to know a little bit more […]

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The Freshman Experience
by / on October 3, 2012 at 2:57 pm

The Freshman Experience

Article by Mina Mattes and Abigail Jakub Navigating the GSA hallways may be old hat to some, but to freshman, it’s a whole new world of confusing. “I got lost a few times the first week,” said new student Brianna Saad, “It’s quite a change, since I used to go […]

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by / on October 3, 2012 at 12:37 am

Mr. Paul Perkinson: Update from Upstairs

In the welcoming speech he gave on the first day back from summer break, Mr. Perkinson warned us about excessive blinking, assuring us that this year would fly by, and that before we’d know it, it would be summer again.  I, of course, proceeded to blink as many times as […]

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Senior Prank Only Fun for Seniors
by / on June 6, 2012 at 11:58 pm

Senior Prank Only Fun for Seniors

Picture this: the hallways are dim, and the thermostats have been kicked up to a sweltering 75ºF.  The cafeteria is empty, and the lunch tables are all jammed into the boy’s locker room showers.  The cafeteria chairs are in the vault.  Trash cans are in the gym.  A swimming pool […]

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An End to NHS
by / on June 6, 2012 at 11:58 pm

An End to NHS

That’s right, GSA’s National Honors Society is no more.  Those of you who dismissed it as a namby-pamby exclusive club, guess what?  You were right! NHS is meant to be a positive force in the community. Yet today there are so many new ways to exhibit all the traits synonymous […]

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Epply’s Exit
by / on June 6, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Epply’s Exit

Ms. Epply will be Retiring from work now. Who will replace her? The news above is written in the form of a haiku.  I learned how to write these in Ms. Epply’s freshmen poetry class.  Next year’s freshmen, however, will be counting out syllables with someone new, because this has […]

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Profile: Inji Hwang, Valedictorian
by / on June 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Profile: Inji Hwang, Valedictorian

For Inji Hwang, the path to GSA began with an intense, overnight, prostrate bowing ceremony at Baekryun Temple in Korea. The ceremony, which consists of 3,000 of these prostrate bows, is a form of prayer and requires much endurance and patience, both of which are attributes of a good student.Inji, […]

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