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GSA Places Third at State Jazzfest
by / on March 28, 2013 at 12:09 pm

GSA Places Third at State Jazzfest

Yes, you heard right.  The George Stevens Academy Jazzband didn’t win the Maine State High School Jazzfest.  It placed third, behind Houlton and MCI, which both advanced to the head-to-head final round on Saturday evening.  Houlton won the Division 4 competition on their home turf.    The last time GSA was […]

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by / on January 24, 2013 at 10:48 pm

Honors

Honors They tell us to take challenges that we must struggle to move on so we let them tell us what to do and they control us, we’re just pawns They want us to take challenges but we still must be the best to struggle in those diverse classes but […]

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Why Do Students Cheat?
by / on January 24, 2013 at 10:01 pm

Why Do Students Cheat?

William Navarre contributed reporting. The AP Statistics class took its midterm the week before Christmas Break, and last week they took it for a second time.  The administration is currently investigating a cheating incident involving a large number of AP Stat students who used cell phones to cheat on their […]

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GSA Survives Semester of New Schedule
by / on January 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm

GSA Survives Semester of New Schedule

GSA has just finished its first semester on the new eight-period rotating schedule. The Procrastinator asked students and teachers what they thought of it. We heard everything from junior Philip Shaheen’s “the new schedule is junk” to Ms. Jellison’s “it’s better.” A common criticism is that the new schedule doesn’t […]

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The Drewth on Sweaterman
by / on January 18, 2013 at 11:24 am

The Drewth on Sweaterman

I remember the Days of the Hero, or so they were called. Those were the good days. The safe days. Mothers with their babies could leave their homes without fear of being mugged or shot. Pedestrians could conduct their daily business without being run over by rogue motorists in hijacked […]

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GSA Winter Talent Show Videos
by / on December 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm

GSA Winter Talent Show Videos

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Sickie Skypes to School
by / on December 18, 2012 at 11:58 pm

Sickie Skypes to School

Peter Howell’s been under the weather like so many others at GSA, but he’s been making an effort to be in school. On Wednesday he skyped (video chatted) from his sickbed to the GSA library via one of the desktop computers, drawing a small crowd. He also made a virtual […]

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Halo 4
by / on December 14, 2012 at 1:25 am

Halo 4

November 6, 2012, was an important day for America.  It was the day Halo 4 was released. Now, I’m not a gamer myself — I’ve never taken an arrow to the knee, I’ve never crafted any mines, and I’ve never first-person shot anything.  So, I can’t say I was in […]

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by / on December 13, 2012 at 12:00 pm

The Drewth About Spam

Spam.  Spam spam spam.  What is it?  Where did it come from?  There are those of us who adore it, and those who despise it.  Then there are those, like me, who have never tried it and have heard various things regarding it.  It seems to me that the prevailing […]

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Oliver! – For Those Who Wanted More
by / on November 20, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Oliver! – For Those Who Wanted More

Over the summer, the New Surry Theatre produced the musical Oliver! at The Blue Hill Town Hall.  It was an unprecedented success, and all ten shows were sold out.  Oliver! is based on Charles Dickens’s book, Oliver Twist, about an orphan (played by nine-year-old Adam Mathewson) who asked for more.  Six GSA students appeared in […]

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