Other News

by / on October 3, 2012 at 5:06 pm

The Drewth about Driving Tests

Donald Saunders kissed his wife, walked out of his house, and set off to his place of work. “Please come back to me,” his wife urged. “I always do.” A single tear ran down her cheek as her husband sped off down the road. Mrs. Saunders (whose husband, a humble […]

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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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Chinese Club
by / on October 3, 2012 at 12:51 am

Chinese Club

There is something new in GSA this semester. Students, teachers and even people in our community can experience an almost totally different culture, because we have a Chinese Club at GSA now.  I’m Mary, the president of the Chinese Club.  Our club will introduce you to the real China, including […]

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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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by / on October 2, 2012 at 12:01 am

Students Doodle

I asked students to draw a doodle with a glacier, a cantaloupe, and a sponge. Some students followed the prompt, while others did not. Two expressed their view that the Diaoyu Islands (Senkaku Islands in Japanese) should belong to the Chinese, while two others gave their view on the Ford […]

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The Drewth: Procrastination
by / on July 31, 2012 at 1:38 am

The Drewth: Procrastination

We all procrastinate.  It’s a fact of life.  Whether intentionally or otherwise, at some point in your life, you will procrastinate, and there is neither shame in admitting nor logic in denying the fact.  But allow me to clarify for the sake of the reader the difference between actual procrastination and slacking.  Those […]

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Ukulele for the Win
by / on June 6, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Ukulele for the Win

After this most recent student council-sponsored Talent Show, it’s clear that the key to winning is having a ukulele.  Though it indisputably demonstrates more talent to be able to play a piano or guitar, judges will be won over by the adorable size and sound of a uke.  This year […]

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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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