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Upcoming important dates

Upcoming important dates

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    April 17th..........Fitness class to Ropes course at Wilkes University April 23rd..........French foreign language movie (Period 1-3, Auditorium) Distracted driver presentation (Auditorium at 12:30 9th-12th grade) April 24th..........Spanish foreign language movie (Period...

GNA students build display cases

GNA students build display cases

Brianna Stritzinger, Student Writer and Photographer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    GNA students helped to build two trophy cases throughout the 2018-2019 school year. As the year starts to come to a close, the display cases are being finished up and The GNA Insider had the chance to sit down with some of the students and ask them questions. What inspired you to ...

Mr. Figs candle up-cycling

Mr. Figs candle up-cycling

Jasmyne Morgans, Student Writer/ Photographer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    Mr. Figlerski, the basic living skills teacher at GNA,  had his students working on a candle up-cycling project. He took wax from other teachers throughout the high school and transformed it back into beautiful candles. First, he started the process by taking all this wax, including...

Trash free seas fundraiser

Trash free seas fundraiser

Deyonna Wood, Student Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    Every year, there are over 18 billion pounds—a quantity which increases ceaselessly and annually—of plastic entering the ocean, and this amount only continues to snowball each year. Every day, marine animals die of starvation by ingesting plastic or by suffocating by swimming i...

GNA to host job fair

GNA to host job fair

Brianna Stritzinger, Student Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    Mrs. Pray, along with the career prep class, is hosting GNA's first job fair for students on Wednesday, April 24 from 8:30 to 12 in the high school gym. All GNA students will be able to attend the event. The idea for the job fair came about in a conversation between Ms. Scibek,...

Nanticoke students attend the Bloomsburg Programming Contest

Nanticoke students attend the Bloomsburg Programming Contest

Daniel Shevchenko, Student Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    On April 9, 2019, in line with previous years, the programming class of the Greater Nanticoke Area High School participated in the 24th annual programming contest in Bloomsburg. The competition, designed to strengthen the minds and logical capabilities of students from districts...

GNA Prom 2019

GNA Prom 2019

Haileigh Hendricks, Student Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    "Shine bright under a night of a thousand lightS," will be the theme for the 2019 junior/senior prom. When? The prom will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 4:30 p.m -9:30 p.m. Where? For the first time in GNA history, the prom will be held in Genetti's Grand Ballroom, located...

Students read in honor of National Poetry Month

Students read in honor of National Poetry Month

Harley LaRue, Student Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    April may bring some of our favorite things, such as warmer temperatures, but along with it comes National Poetry Month. This month-long celebration began in 1996 after it was organized by the Academy of American poets to celebrate the variety and beauty of poetry. In honor of...

What to do with an active shooter threat

What to do with an active shooter threat

Madison Stashak, Student Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    Recently GNA has required that all teachers hang informative active shooter threat posters within their classroom. This is to help students so that they know what to do if something was to ever happen. Active shooter threats present unique challenges for those involved. Mental...

Send Request visits GNA

Send Request visits GNA

Emily Conrad, Student Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Alumni, Campus Life, Showcase

    Send Request, a local rock band consisting of former GNA students, was recently invited by Ms. Hyder—an English teacher—to visit her class and speak with students. The band, composed of Derek Holminski, Andrew Blank, Aron Wood, and Jon Labenski (who act as the group's guitarist,...

Prom tickets are on sale now!

Prom tickets are on sale now!

Harley LaRue, Student Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    Prom tickets will be sold in the cafeteria from April 1st through the 5th during periods 5A and 5B. Tickets will be sold at $62.50 a person or $125 a couple! The prom will be held at Genetti's on May 3rd from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This year's chosen theme is a "night of a thousand...

Keystone graduation requirement decision

Keystone graduation requirement decision

Madison Stashak, Student Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Life

    The Pennsylvania Department of Education delayed the Keystone Exam graduation requirement earlier this school year. In the 2019-2020 school year, the Pennsylvania Department of Education will decide if the graduation requirement will be delayed once more or if the tests will be a...

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