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The Student News Site of Gretna High School

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Ansley Gydesen

Ansley Gydesen, Co-editor Gretna Media

Ansley Gydesen is a senior at GHS and in her fourth year of being involved with Gretna Media. She is involved in journalism because she thinks it is a great way to express how you feel in opinion pieces as well as informing people with news pieces. Her favorite piece to write is feature pieces and give people the spotlight. Outside of journalism, she loves to play softball, hang out with friends and write in her free time.

 

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High School Hierarchy

Ansley Gydesen, Co-editor
December 16, 2022
My Hometown…

My Hometown…

Ansley Gydesen, Co-editor
November 10, 2022
Trump 2024: Many citizens are hoping for Donald Trump to run for office and save America again. Hes the only president in my lifetime that has made me feel like a true American, Mr. Duane Phillips said. He stood up for the constitution and the second amendment which is what this country was made on.  Miracles will hopefully happen.

Executive Error

Ansley Gydesen, Design Editor
December 17, 2021
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One Act is for Family

Ansley Gydesen, Design Editor
December 7, 2021
Academic Achievements: Studying for a future exam, finishing homework or making up assignments she is going to miss, Calie Peterson (24) uses study hall to her advantage. Athletes have to show discipline in their training and conditioning to perform at a high level, biology instructor Mr. Jacob Klein said. This is no different when it comes to academic performance.

From Pencil To Puck

Ansley Gydesen, Design Editor
November 3, 2021
Making Memories: Throughout all-state, Liam Pohlmann (21) has made many different memories with the many different people he has met. My favorite part of all-state is everyone I meet through the ensemble, Pohlmann said. To this day, I am still friends and actively talk to people that I met in all-state. Although he may not go to the same school as them, he still holds all the experiences they shared throughout all-state.

Arts Auditions

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2020
Principal Proclamation: Although an open lunch would be nice, there is not enough time in the day. Do I think it would be nice to have, yes, do I think its practical to have a GHS, no, head principal Mr. Todd Mueller said. We are not built that way to have an open campus lunch. In thirty minutes we have to get kids out of class, down to the office to check out, go to their cars, drive to a restaurant, get food and have to get back to school within thirty minutes. Its never gonna happen. Gretna does not have the infrastructure.

Open Campus Opportunities

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2020
All of My Favorite Things; Influential objects that are important to the film Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Wallflowers Welcome

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2020
D-D-D- Defense; The underclassmen are sad to see players leaving such as pitcher Grace Buffington (21). I will miss the seniors, Ella Watts (23) said. Not just because they did a lot for the team, but also because they were my friends in real life, so its just sad to see them go. Not only Watts, but everyone left on the Dragons softball team said a sorrowful goodbye as the seniors played their very last high school game.

Ups and Downs

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2020
Perfect Shot; Ive been doing photography for about four years, Gabriella Goday (21) said. I was able to spend a lot more time and get better shots of landscapes since there wasnt a lot of people around. I wouldnt say I perfected it but I definitely gained more knowledge about it.

Quarantine Hobbies

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
August 24, 2020
Playing Softball; We will follow the NSAA guidelines and make the most of whatever time they give us, head softball coach Mr. Bill Heard said. A lot of benefit of being on a team is working together, so I really hope that isnt taken away from the kids.

Possibly No Practice

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2020
Week 7 Online; Honestly not having to go to school in general is really nice, Mathias Johansson (23) said. I do still have my school work, but theres not as much, and its not as time consuming.

Regular School vs eLearning

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2020
Peoples Postcards; My mom came and told us that we should participate in this Project Lift Up for her work, senior Maeya Gydesen said. We wrote out heartfelt messages to residents in assisted living homes to put in goodie bags for them, and then the pharmacy took them to all of their assisted living homes to brighten the residents day and make them feel better during this crazy unknown time.

Project Lift Up

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2020
Drivers Ed Homework; We started doing Zoom and online work when the group restrictions came out, driving instructor Ms. Anna Venditte said.  I give the students at least three assignments to get done after each Zoom meeting.

Online vs In Person

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2020
Working During Quarantine; I do a lot of building for my summer job, Colby Heavican (20) said. We are framing out a kitchen in Ashland.

Quarantined Kids

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2020
School Work while Social Distancing; I do participate in social distancing, Ava Drummond (23) said. I think the school should have been shut down, but I dont like how long its being shut down.

COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2020
I believe that block scheduling will benefit everyone in the future if we were to change. Getting more time to do school work, and not having to sit through as many classes a day are major pluses to switching to block scheduling.

Seven to Four…

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2020
Burnt Ground; Our house got smoke damage, senior Hanna Spearman said. There were buildings that got burned down, so we had to help them clean up. Everyone was pretty scared at first, but after people went back to their daily lives.

Brush Fires Invade Omaha

Ansley Gydesen, Staff Reporter
March 26, 2020
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