• GNA Homecoming will be held on Friday, October 5.

  • Spirit Week begins October 1.

  • Attention sophomores: there will be a class ring presentation on Friday, September 21.

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Mysteries of art

Mysteries of art

Kimberly Smith, Student Writer

January 2, 2018


Filed under The Arts

In times past, when people were forbidden to express their opinion or beliefs publicly, or it was considered rude to let your true feelings be known, painting or sculpting was a suitable medium in which an artist could hide a message. Some of the most spectacular and most beautiful pieces of art...

New years resolutions

New years resolutions

Destiny Geahr (Written By), Student Writer

January 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

New years resolutions are used to let others know what you want to change or happen in the upcoming year. The most common resolutions have to do with either weight loss, exercising, or eating healthier. Another common resolution is to spend more time with the people that you love. Many people choose...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi review

Aaron Miller, Editor and Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment

This review does not contain spoilers. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the 8th installment in the beloved Star Wars saga and continues as a blazing fire that the previous episode, The Force Awakens, helped spark. This film kept to the high standards of its 7 predecessors, and created nostalgia for lon...

Gingerbread house day !!!

Gingerbread house day !!!

Destiny Geahr, Student Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Below is a website that can help you if you have never made a gingerbread house before : http://www.wilton.com/how-to-assemble-a-gingerbread-house/WLTECH-320.html On December 12th, there is a tradition called gingerbread house day. This is a time for families to gather and spend quality time tog...

December 2017: movie reviews

December 2017: movie reviews

Brianna Stritzinger, Student Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)  1 hr. 53 min.                                                                             This is a great Christmas movie with an amazing lesson included within the movie. The lesson is even the most heartless people still have feelings. You should respect everyone becau...

12 must watch movies for the Christmas season

12 must watch movies for the Christmas season

Taylor Zabrenski, Student Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation: (1989) As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. Ho...

Trends: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Trends: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Harley LaRue, Student Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

"History repeats itself," is a mantra we've all heard before. Each decade has its own trends that seem more ridiculous than the last, but are they?  2016 and 2017 have brought some of the strangest, most innovative trends to the table. Fashion. While 2016 was dedicated to a more minimalistic style of clothing, 2017...

Making history at the American Music Awards

Making history at the American Music Awards

Harley LaRue, Student Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

  The AMAs, or American Music Awards, took place on November 19th, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Not only were many stars, such as Bruno Mars and Diana Ross, honored with a multitude of different awards for their music and presence in the world of fame, but histo...

November 2017: movie reviews

November 2017: movie reviews

Brianna Stritzinger, Student Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Pitch Perfect (2012) 1 hr. 52 min. A college by the name of Barden University has many acapella groups, but there are only two major groups. Their names are the Barden Bellas and the Treblemakers. They are always competing against each other and other colleges. They have many adventures together...

Froggy 101’s Guitars and Stars Contest

Froggy 101’s Guitars and Stars Contest

Madelyn Bugdonovitch

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, The Arts

We are thrilled to announce that the GNA music department was awarded a check for $1,500, the first place prize, in Froggy 101's Guitars and Stars contest. The performing artists (LoCash, Russell Duckerson, Runaway June, Jordan Davis and Ryan Hurd) of Guitars and Stars, announced that they will match...

District chorus: pre-auditions

District chorus: pre-auditions

Madelyn Bugdonovitch, Student Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Band & Chorus, News

Each year, the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) hosts many festivals like District, Regional, and All-State chorus, band, and orchestra. In order to attend and participate in these the music festivals, students must go through a series of auditions. On the district level, only twenty students...

Cast your vote for GNA at Froggy 101

Cast your vote for GNA at Froggy 101

Kaeley Zatorski and Edited by: Madelyn Bugdonovitch

October 5, 2017


Filed under Band & Chorus, News

The GNA Music Department has been nominated to participate in a contest sponsored by Froggy 101, with the help of Domiano Eye Care in Clarks Summit, that can potentially make a huge difference in our school.  Some of the money earned from the upcoming “Guitars & Stars” concert, held on Tuesday, ...

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