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  • Cheer Team Advances to State After Region Win

    Cheer Team Advances to State After Region Win

    December 11, 2017

    GRC’s cheer team is competing at state this weekend after winning the regional championship last Saturday. “They were awesome and represented GRC well,” said Coach Hannah Rosevear. “They were something to be proud of, but most importantly they were a TEAM. They came together, supported each other, and killed it. It was incredible to see all their hard work and countless hours of practice pay off.” The girls are performing their game...

    Cheerleaders pose with the Region Championship trophy.

  • Academic Team Highlights the Opportunities at GRC

    Academic Team Highlights the Opportunities at GRC

    Savannah Green, Multimedia Staff

    December 11, 2017

    Here’s to a successful team at GRC. They practice long hours and are dedicated to creating a path to success. They highlight the wonderful extra curricular programs that GRC has to offer. Can you guess which team this is? Academic team may not be the first thing you think of when you hear the word team, because the word “team” tends to surround sports. However, GRC’s academic team has proven itself to be a meaningful and successful program...

    Academic Team

    Savannah Green

  • GRC Hoops Tops Mason County

    GRC Hoops Tops Mason County

    Savannah Anderson, Sports Editor

    December 2, 2017

    It's officially basketball season in the bluegrass, and reigning Region Champions GRC Hoops are taking on a brutal schedule. Following a tough season opener loss to the preseason #2 team in the state on Wednesday, the Lady Cards were looking to bounce back as they headed to Maysville last night to take on heated rival Mason County. Bounce back is exactly what they did. In this rematch of last year's Region championship game, GRC once again...

    Shamaya Behanan shoots a free throw in her 22-point game.

    Savannah Anderson

  • Freshmen Football Finishes 6-4

    Freshmen Football Finishes 6-4

    Jason Ashburn, Freshman Coach

    November 30, 2017

    The GRC freshman football team played its last game of the season in late October at an event called CHAMP DAY. Their opponent was Dunbar High School and at the end of regulation, the score was tied 12-12 thanks to two rushing TD’s by Azzy Israel. The overtime was exciting as both teams scored again. However, a GRC penalty negated the Cardinals touchdown and the young team could not find the end zone again. Dunbar won 18-12 in overtime. “Two ...

  • Student Government Election Set for Dec. 11

    Student Government Election Set for Dec. 11

    Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief

    November 29, 2017

    As election day grows closer, candidates campaign hard to earn a spot on this year’s GRC student government. Fourteen students are vying for positions in this year’s student government. A president and vice president will be chosen to lead the senior and junior classes, and representatives will be chosen to lead the sophomores and freshmen. The ballot includes two tickets for the senior class. Hagan Wells and John Janes and Lauren Palmer...

Khan Academy Aims to Help Students Improve PSAT Score

Haley Snell, Multimedia Staff

November 29, 2017No Comments

You’ve taken the PSAT three times. Each time, your score doesn’t even raise a point. Of course you’re frustrated, but there is good news. Recently, College Board collaborated with Khan Academy to provide personalized...

Beta Club and FFA Work Together to Make Thanksgiving Baskets

Harley LeMaster, Multimedia Staff

November 29, 2017No Comments

It’s officially the season of giving and our school is kicking it into high gear. Beta Club and FFA are shining a light on our community by making Thanksgiving baskets for Clark County families. Agriculture teacher...

Teachers Deserve Right to Retirement Security

November 29, 2017No Comments

If you have noticed your teachers wiping tears from their eyes, being on edge, or scouring the floors for forgotten pennies in between classes, it might be due to Kentucky’s Pension “Crisis”. A pension is a retirement...

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Students Constantly Confused, In the Dark

December 11, 2017No Comments

On a December school morning, a student teacher in a classroom in GRC looked puzzled after the morning intercom that only recited the Pledge of Allegiance. She looked up and said, “Do you all not do announcements? I’ve...

  • Be Club Emphasizes Mindfulness to Decrease Stress December 11, 2017
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Swim Team Members Form Life-Long Memories

Savannah Green, Multimedia Staff

December 11, 2017No Comments

It isn’t about the destination - it’s about the journey. Swim team has never been about the actual swimming for me. I give it my all and I work hard to do the best I can, but I’ve never been...

Cardinals Look to Piece the Puzzle Together in 2017-18

Cardinals Look to Piece the Puzzle Together in 2017-18

December 1, 2017

Mr. Keene Reflects on Hectic But Rewarding Job

Mr. Keene Reflects on Hectic But Rewarding Job

November 29, 2017

Experienced Girls Look to Return to State Tournament

Experienced Girls Look to Return to State Tournament

November 29, 2017

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