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  • Senior Hannah Staal qualifies for International Career Development Conference
  • Day of Silence set for April 21
  • “Slide” by Calvin Harris reminiscent of summertime
  • Wendy Kuhlman: The Transporter
  • River Young: The Wanderer
Senior Hannah Staal qualifies for International Career Development Conference

Senior Hannah Staal qualifies for International Career Development Conference

Kelly Klouw, Reporter

As senior Hannah Staal waited for the results on her 75 page paper for a DECA competition, she felt proud of the work she had done, no matter what the outcome would be. ...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Day of Silence set for April 21

April 20, 2017

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

March 15, 2017

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

March 9, 2017

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Road to refuge: Grand Haven student relives journey from Guatemala to the U.S.

Road to refuge: Grand Haven student relives journey from Guatemala to the U.S.

Aliyah Austin, Copy Editor

 Crocodiles slithered towards the family paddling through the murky river on a worn-out inflatable motor boat. Their eyes glinted as they watched the boat float away, re...

March 13, 2017No Comments

Celebrate each day of March in a unique way

Celebrate each day of March in a unique way

March 1, 2017

School district takes “slow and steady path” in mental illness initiative

School district takes “slow and steady path” in mental illness initiative

February 16, 2017

Surviving suicide

Surviving suicide

February 16, 2017

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“Slide” by Calvin Harris reminiscent of summertime

“Slide” by Calvin Harris reminiscent of summertime

Jamie Gretzinger, Reporter

The phrase “Song of the Summer” is used to describe many of Calvin Harris’s songs, his upbeat tempo marking the tunes memorable and popular. Kids, teens and parents hear hi...

April 14, 2017No Comments

Beauty and the Beast remake is a let down

Beauty and the Beast remake is a let down

Ysabela Golden, Reporter

I could sit around all day and list the virtues of the first Disney Beauty and the Beast - it had beautiful visuals, a (comparatively) acceptable role model for little girls,...

April 10, 2017No Comments

All the reasons you should watch Beauty and the Beast

All the reasons you should watch Beauty and the Beast

Karianne Turner, Reporter

I’m telling you now, whoever you are, watch Beauty and the Beast. This classic was remade this year, and I will spend the next few minutes that you are reading this trying...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Eric Moerland: Triple Threat

Eric Moerland: Triple Threat

Julia Drabczyk, Reporter

Three times the charm is what they always say, or in this case three instruments is the charm for senior Eric Moerland. He is involved in band, choir, and orchestra all at...

March 27, 2017No Comments

  • King Kong shows extinction is mostly bad March 27, 2017
  • Drama club creates play in under 24 hours March 21, 2017

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“More Life” showcases Drake’s unique talents

“More Life” showcases Drake’s unique talents

Spencer Sortman, Reporter

More Life, a title that completely embodies Drake’s new album. More Life, an extremely varied showcase for the adept artist and his signature voice. At first listen, the album ...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Parent Problem

Parent Problem

Sawyer Hamm, Reporter

My dad has a reputation with the referees at my water polo games. He has been known to get heated when he feels they are missing fouls or calling unfairly. I remember a few expe...

December 15, 2016No Comments

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff

Religion has become an increasingly complex and touchy subject to talk about. In 2016 there have been bombings, hate speeches and even riots in the name of religious beliefs....

December 15, 2016No Comments

  • A Hairy Situation December 1, 2016
  • Final thoughts on the election November 8, 2016
  • Political Opinion November 7, 2016

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Five things that happened last week

Five things that happened last week

Jack Reus, Reporter

Sergio Garcia won the 2017 Masters tournament in a playoff victory over Justin Rose. This was Garcia’s first major tournament win. Garcia has played in 74 major tournam...

April 13, 2017No Comments

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Madison Holub, Reporter

Grand Haven’s Catalina club will begin their annual performance Friday, Mar. 17 at 7p.m. and 9p.m. and March 18 at 1p.m., 4p.m. and 7p.m. This year’s show is named Cut...

March 15, 2017No Comments

Nick Vance scores a spot in the West Michigan Showcase

Nick Vance scores a spot in the West Michigan Showcase

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor

On Jan. 31, many students, and a few staff members, hit the talent show stage to win a spot in the West Michigan Showcase. This is where students from all over West Michigan...

February 2, 2017No Comments

Hundreds protested appointment of Betsy Devos in Holland on Jan. 28

Hundreds protested appointment of Betsy Devos in Holland on Jan. 28

Aliyah Austin, Copy Editor

A march against the appointment of Betsy Devos to the office of Secretary of Education took place at Centennial Park in Holland on Jan. 28. The protest went from 11 a.m. t...

January 29, 2017No Comments

5 tips to prevent catching cold and flu

January 25, 2017

“Walk 4 Paws” will raise money for local humane societies

“Walk 4 Paws” will raise money for local humane societies

December 2, 2016

Student grief support meeting held after school

Student grief support meeting held after school

November 18, 2016

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Wendy Kuhlman: The Transporter

Wendy Kuhlman: The Transporter

A little girl nervously climbs into the dark navy van with golden letters on the side spelling out, ‘Grand Haven Area Public Schools’. Seat belts are attached to the ...

April 14, 2017No Comments

River Young: The Wanderer

River Young: The Wanderer

Humidity and tension were in the air as screams echoed through senior River Young’s house. This summer, fights like these weren’t uncommon. Today was different though. Tod...

April 13, 2017No Comments

Anna Wilson: The Believer

Anna Wilson: The Believer

April 13, 2017

Brittany Vandoorne: The Realist

Brittany Vandoorne: The Realist

April 13, 2017

Homelessness in Grand Haven

April 13, 2017

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