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Recognizing role models

Recognizing role models

Kayla Eckrote, Student Writer

January 17, 2020

GNA CAMPUS- “Student of the Month” is not an uncommon award in schools; over 150 schools in Pennsylvania nominate and select students to receive the award every month. This honor is granted to a student who teachers feel have exemplified proper behavior and have displayed the qualities that a role model...

Class of 2022 Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser

Class of 2022 Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser

Ashley Kocher, Student writer

January 16, 2020

GNA CAMPUS- The GNA sophomore class is selling Pura Vida bracelets. There are two separate color combinations that you can purchase: blue, purple, and seafoam green or grey, blue and pacific blue. All orders are due by January 31, 2020. They are only $8 a bracelet, and half of the proceeds go to...

What are the Keystone Exams all about?

What are the Keystone Exams all about?

Lance Jenson, Student Writer

January 16, 2020

As the latter half of the 2019-2020 school years kicks off, January begins Keystone season at local schools statewide. The month marks the beginning of a period in which public schools are given state assessments for their students to participate in, allowing these institutions to create a benchmark for their...

Free SAT Prep courses at GNA

Free SAT Prep courses at GNA

Kayla Eckrote, Student Writer

January 13, 2020

GNA CAMPUS- GNA will be hosting SAT Prep courses for juniors who wish to prepare for the exam and improve upon the score they previously received. The classes are free of charge, and they will be held during 8th period starting on January 21, 2020. Students may sign up for math sessions with Ms. Warman...

Spotlight: December Male Athlete of the Month

Spotlight: December Male Athlete of the Month

Jordan Spencer, Student Writer

January 10, 2020

Name: Colby Butczynski Grade: 12th What is your favorite part of playing sports at GNA?  How the community comes and supports the teams and the brotherhood you have with teammates.  Who had been most influential to your success and why?  My parents because each day they push me to be a ...

GNA Semi-Formal held at Mohegan Sun

GNA Semi-Formal held at Mohegan Sun

Christine Mozeko and (edited by) Lance Jenson

January 7, 2020

    WILKES-BARRE-- On Saturday, November 30th, 2019, the Greater Nanticoke Area High School held their annual semi-formal for students.  In recent years, the semi-formal was usually held at the Plymouth Twp. Tilbury Firehall 169 in West Nanticoke. This year, however, the event was met ...

Spotlight: December Female Athlete of the Month

Spotlight: December Female Athlete of the Month

Jordan Spencer, Student Writer

January 7, 2020

Name: Riley Baird Grade: 10th What is your favorite part of playing sports at GNA?  My favorite part would be the fans and making new friends with your team.  Who has been most influential to your success and why?  My dad because he has always pushed me to get better.  Why do yo...

10 Minutes with a Trojan: Ian Litchotski

10 Minutes with a Trojan: Ian Litchotski

Kimberly Smith and Morgan Burleigh

January 7, 2020

What's your most memorable accomplishment? I scored a goal in soccer. Whos your favorite teacher and what's your best memory with them? Mrs. Dennis. My favorite memory is the ST. Paddy's dance.   What are your hobbies outside of school? Hanging out with my nephew, Will. What's a si...

10 minutes with a Trojan: Lee Turkos

10 minutes with a Trojan: Lee Turkos

January 5, 2020

What's your most memorable accomplishment?  11th-grade woodshop, trophy case project. Who's your favorite teacher, and what's your best memory with them?  Mrs. Muench, all of the 2018-2019 4th period Apush. Legendary amounts of lad moments.  What are your hobbies outside of school?  Hiking, outdoor-re...

Aevidum (‘I’ve got your back’) comes to GNA

Aevidum (‘I’ve got your back’) comes to GNA

Ashley Kocher, Abigail Gadomski

December 20, 2019

GNA CAMPUS- As of December, Aevidum has come to Greater Nanticoke Area. The non-profit organization is a mental health awareness and suicide prevention program. In Aevidum, there are four pillars: Accept, Appreciate, Acknowledge, and Care. Ms. Iacovazzi, a Greater Nanticoke Area High School guid...

Sixth-grade students have mini-sagas published in book

Sixth-grade students have mini-sagas published in book

Jordan Spencer, Student Writer

December 20, 2019

      GNA CAMPUS- Last school year, Mrs. Williams had her sixth-grade reading class write mini-sagas. After writing these, the stories were sent to Young Writers' Survival Sagas: Mission Catastrophe Contest.  Young Writers' was established in 1991 in a small warehouse in Easte...

December 2019: Historical Society display case

December 2019: Historical Society display case

Jenna Baron, Student Writer

December 20, 2019

    GNA CAMPUS- In an effort to strengthen the bond between Greater Nanticoke Area School District and the City of Nanticoke, Mr. Litch and Ms. Scibek have reached out to the Nanticoke Historical Society to set up a display case in the main hallway. Each month the case will have a diff...

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