Jostens collects graduation gown order forms

Alexis Vansingel, Reporter
November 2, 2015
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If you’re a senior, caps and gowns will need to be ordered for graduation as soon as possible. A representative from Jostens will be collecting order forms on Tuesday, Nov. 3. There are many options to choose when ordering senior year apparel including class rings, t-shirts, and announcement card...

School celebrates students with plans

Megan Kostner, Reporter
October 27, 2015
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Across the nation it is College Application Week for all seniors. The week encourages graduating seniors to have a plan after high school, whether it be college or a different path. “It is a national effort to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students who pursue a pos...

District hosts Cyber Safety Night

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter
October 26, 2015
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Chromebooks are officially in the hands of every student. With a direct link to the internet at all times, the district is taking measures to ensure that this technology is used safely. “With our move to one-to-one technology it is more important than ever to understand how to be safe when on ...

Interact Club hosts Car Smash event

Interact Club hosts Car Smash event

Emily Bruch, News Editor
October 23, 2015
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(updated Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m) The Interact Club is hosting their Car Smash event today to raise money that will benefit the Sacred Valley Project to help girls in Peru. Read More »...

Struggling students seek staff support

Megan Kostner, Reporter
October 23, 2015
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The Safe Zones are a newly advertised improvement this year. Safe Zone participants agree that anyone can come to them and they can go to any teacher for positive influences on how to handle their situations. “Any student can go to any adult they feel they're comfortable with,” English teacher Angel D...

Boomerang career fair comes back to field house

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter
October 20, 2015
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For many seniors, the question of what to do after graduation remains unanswered. To help clarify this dilemma, the Boomerang career fair is opening the door to post-high school opportunities. “It’s not a job fair. It’s a career fair,” Chamber of Commerce Talent Development Manager and Boomera...

Fall musical chosen to perform at Thespian Festival in December

Emily Bruch, News Editor
October 17, 2015
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The cast of the musical this year, "Jekyll and Hyde," was chosen to perform at the Michigan Thespian Festival in Saginaw this December. The festival is an event for people involved in drama to go and do things like acting solos or musical theater. "People will go and sing a song or perform a scene,"...

Debate club starts up again

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter
October 14, 2015
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After discovering that the school’s debate club was no longer in existence, freshman Chloe Weigel contacted Mark Robertson, the previous club advisor, and together they decided to bring the club back. “I like to argue,” Weigel said. Weigel is eager to excite other people about debating....

Homecoming spirit week

Homecoming spirit week

October 7, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Photo, Top Stories

Spirit week is for some, the best week of school. It's a time to wear pajamas all day, go on a safari in the hallway, and show of your vast collection of blue and gold. Bucs' Blade wants to capture those who throw themselves out there and really get into the week. New photos will be posted daily.

Drama Club to host techie petting zoo

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
October 2, 2015
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The Drama Club is presenting the Techie Petting Zoo Friday, Oct.2 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. In an afternoon full of lots of fun and excitement, students will learn how to use a drill, prop management and movement, rope, ridging and knots. There’s even a surprise game. “The...

5 Things to know this week

5 Things to know this week

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
October 2, 2015
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Pope Francis’ plane departed for Rome on Sunday night, ending his historic six-day visit to the United States. Pope Francis, the first pope ever to give an address to Congress, spent time in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington DC. A camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captur...

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