National Merit semi-finalists

Caitlin Shampine, Reporter
September 28, 2015
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Seniors Brittany Jullie and Logan Johnson were named National Merit Semi-Finalists. Jullie and Johnson took the PSAT NMSQT last year and received qualifying scores. The National Merit is an annual academic competition for recognition and college undergraduate scholarships. The requirements to be ...

The National Guard educates students in opportunities available after graduation

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor
September 17, 2015
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Those considering going into the military service after graduation can talk to military recruiters such as The National Guard during lunchtime. “We think it’s important that students are exposed to as many options as possible as soon as possible,” Sergeant Joel James said. Sergeant James v...

Community celebrates building addition

Community celebrates building addition

Emily Bruch, News Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

A blue ribbon stretched across the front of the school on Wednesday night at a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new additions to the building. One of those ribbon-cutters was principal Tracy Wilson. “I just took an opportunity to thank our community, to thank our architect and ...

YOUR prom photo gallery

YOUR prom photo gallery

Elizabeth Tibbe, Managing Editor
April 28, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment, Photo

Bucs’ Blade photographers usually take up all the photo credit, now it’s your turn. You don’t even need the press pass or fancy camera. Send us your photos from prom, whether it’s getting ready, going out to dinner, dancing selfies or keeping Grand Haven up late at after prom, we want to see...

Springcoming spirit week schedule

Elizabeth Tibbe, Managing Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Homecoming week has come and gone, now it is the last horrah for seniors, springcoming, all leading up to prom. Don't forget your spirit days and activities! Monday- Hobby Day Student vs. staff basketball game at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday- Sports team day Wednesday- Color wars freshman wear red sophomores wear white ju...

Promposal competition voting

Promposal competition voting

Elizabeth Tibbe, Managing Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment

It's been a month, prom is around the corner and now is your chance to pick which lucky couple had the best promposal of the year. Winners will receive two free tickets to prom and after prom. The top 10 have been picked by the Bucs' Blade staff based on originality and creativity, they are posted below along with a poll, pick your favorite. You can vote once every three hours per device but voting closes April 29 at 8 p.m. Updates on standings will be posted on twitter at @thebucsblade.

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Staff vs. student basketball game set for April 27

Brianna Moynihan, Sports Editor
April 24, 2015
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This Monday night, basketball fans can once again fill the field house as staff members take to the court to face off against the students. Members from the Pay it Forward class, seniors: Madison Nogar, Katie Parks, Connor Williams, Grace Straus and Charlotte Larr have all organized this event with...

Science Olympiad wins regionals, advances to state

Emily Bruch, News Editor
March 31, 2015
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The Science Olympiad team won first place overall at Saturday’s regional tournament. They had a low score of 63 points at the competition held at Grand Valley State University. “This was our 30th year of competing at the regional tournament,” head coach Michael Reed said. “It was the 24th...

Science Olympiad team prepares for regional tournament at Grand Valley State University

Tressa Bathke, Senior Staff Reporter
March 25, 2015
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The Science Olympiad team has high hopes of achieving their 24th regional title as they compete at Grand Valley State University on March 28. “I think we’ll do pretty solid in all events,” senior Evan Miller said. “Not all events have to win, but we’d like them to.” The team has practiced...

Dance marathon set for April

Grace Glessner, Contributing Writer
March 25, 2015
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Student Senate is hosting a dance marathon on Saturday, April 25 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. At the event, participants will stay active for six hours to raise money for charity. There is no cost to participate however everyone who signs up is encouraged to raise $50. In order to raise money you can pick...

West Michigan 2015 Showcase winners

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor
March 20, 2015
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Michigan students from 30 schools and five counties competed in an annual two day event covering literary arts, visual arts, solo and group performances. Top prize winner in each area take home a $1,000 scholarship, second place receives $500 scholarships and third place winners receive $300 scholarships....

Promposal season

Promposal season

Elizabeth Tibbe, Managing Editor
March 14, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Top Stories

  It’s that time again, first it was coming up with the perfect homecoming proposal, but now the stakes are higher, it’s prom season. Girls are spending their time  looking for the perfect dress and guys are hoping they pick the right color tie. But most importantly, the ideas for a “promposal”...

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