The Crossing Chronicle

Reporting the News of Great Crossing High School

The Crossing Chronicle

The Crossing Chronicle

Students created portraits of veterans as a way of honoring them for their service to the United States.  Teacher Hannah Johnson hopes to continue this program so that it becomes an established tradition.

Art Department Honors Veterans With Portraits

Hannah Angel, Staff Reporter December 5, 2023

Veterans have fought for Americans and helped them to get the freedoms that are enjoyed today.  During November, veterans are honored and celebrated because of all they have done for others. Honoring...

Student Assistants Give Teachers the Gift of More Time

Bailey Smith, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Within the school, there are senior students who assist teachers all throughout the building. These students serve as teacher assistants (TAs), and they help to lessen the stress and work overload many...

Ms. Blairs classes have been one of the front runners in the Trim a Tree competition organized by National Honor Society.  This program helps fund Christmas gifts for children in the community.

GCHS Values Compassion and Collaboration During the Holidays

Lily Thompson, Staff Reporter December 14, 2022

With the holiday season right around the corner, there are many community service opportunities at Great Crossing to support the families of Georgetown who are in need of a helping hand this holiday. ...

GCHS students listened to speakers in a general session at KYA.  GCHS made a strong showing and brought home several awards from the conference.

Y-CLUB Makes Strong Showing at KYA

Katie Feeback, Staff Reporter January 12, 2022

On November 4-6, 2021, the Great Crossing High School Y-Club members attended the Kentucky Youth Assembly conference, also known as KYA. It was a successful experience for the students and one that earned...

The Kettle was quick to embrace the volleyball team in year one, and they came out in large numbers to cheer the volleyball team on in the regional tournament.

The Kettle Helps Build School Spirit

January 12, 2022

Everyone at Great Crossing High School knows how unique the student section is. The Kettle is known for its crazy hype and big turnouts. The Kettle Built great school spirit in the first year but was halted...

Cheri Risher, youth services center coordinator, assists students when possible with correcting dress code violations.

Students Grapple with Dress Code Requirements

Skylar Freeman, Staff Reporter October 14, 2021

On a Monday morning at 8:20am kids with happy faces come piling into the doors of Great Crossing High School.  Kids laugh and are greeted by staff and teachers. The smile then fades away for one young...

It wont be the Battle of the Birds but rather the Collaboration of the Birds for the fall musical.  Students from both GCHS and SCHS will join forces for All Together Now!

Drama Programs Team Up for Fall Production

Katie Feeback, Staff Reporter October 12, 2021

On November 12th, the musical All Together Now opens at Great Crossing High School. This is no ordinary musical, as it is the first musical collaboration in Scott County history. Ashley Peoples, the...

Virtual school has been difficult for both students and teachers as they navigate the 2020-2021 school year.

Students and Teachers Work to Stay Encouraged With Virtual School

Alaina Fueda, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

If you were to ask you what words come to mind when someone says the school year of 2020-2021, what would they be? Stressful? Scary? Unique? Chaotic? Many that are involved in education currently can relate...

Brandon McQueen has turned to his guitar to help boost his mental health and to motivate him during the Covid-19 panndemic.

Covid Creates More Time for Hobbies and Passions

Maria Zarate, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

When it comes to day to day life for many students and teachers during this pandemic, it’s all the same. Teachers guide students through academics and after that, they have to grade work. Students have...

Junior Jake Bramel has used his extra time at home due to the pandemic to practice music.

Students Search for Ways to Fill Time During the Pandemic

Rose Seivers, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

It is safe to say that people are tired of this pandemic. It has caused our daily routines to be affected in multiple ways for months. Students are especially impacted by this because schools have closed...

Sophomore Maddie Allen has a medical diagnosis that often leads to her missing school.  She has learned to take things one assignment at a time to reduce the stress she feels from falling behind.

Stress Builds When Students and Teachers Miss School

Autumn Baldwin, Staff Reporter February 25, 2020

               BOOM, BOOM, BOOM. That’s the sound of your heart beating in your head as you rise out of bed. It’s 7am on Monday morning, freezing outside. It’s that time of year again, when...

Marching band provides an opportunity for music students to both support athletic teams and help encourage school spirit while building friendships and a strong sense of community.

Band Program Teaches Many Skills, Builds a Sense of Community

Seth Whittington, Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

Many people may assume that in a band class students will gain knowledge in reading music, chords and how to keep a specific tempo. While that is true, that is not all that students gain from choosing...

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