Student Senate penny war fundraiser

Amber Keefe, Reporter
December 6, 2013
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Want to “change” the way you give this holiday season? Consider getting involved in Penny Wars. From Dec. 9 to 13, each teacher will be given a bucket for students in their third hour class to donate pennies to. Whichever class acquires the most points in pennies will earn a reward given out in th...

Leadership team decorates rotunda, main hallway

Leadership team decorates rotunda, main hallway

Mike Michalski, News Editor
December 2, 2013
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The National Honor Society leadership team and some extra volunteers spent time after school bringing holiday spirit to the rotunda and main hallway. Each year members of the team take time to set up a Christmas tree. This year they took extra lights and hung them in the hallway, something they haven't...

Senior pictures due

Alexa Hennessey, Reporter
November 20, 2013
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All senior photos should be sent into either [email protected] or be put onto a CD and given to Lindsey Ruiter in room 1108 or her mailbox in the main office. The deadline to do so is Dec. 2. The photo should be a head and shoulders shot with a vertical orientation with a JPEG file only. Turn it...

First trimester exam schedule

Emily Bruch, Reporter
November 18, 2013
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The exam schedule has been released. Monday Nov. 18 and Tuesday Nov. 19 will be regular school days. Wednesday Nov. 20 will be a full day of school, with first hour exams beginning at 7:45 a.m. The rest of the class hours will be shortened. Thursday Nov. 21 is also going to be a full day, with the se...

Catalina signup meeting

Catalina signup meeting

Maggie LaLonde, Reporter
November 18, 2013
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Signups for Catalina Club will be Tuesday, Nov. 19, after school in the pool lobby. Dues are $40 for all girls interested in this synchronized swimming club. Captains and seniors, Kate Armstrong, Claire Borchers, Brooke Mattson and Mckenna Mahacek are prepared for this group. “[The Catalina captai...

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Ellyse VanDyke, Reporter
November 14, 2013
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Lake Michigan Credit Union is offering eight $2000 scholarships to high school students. The scholarship asks the question, "how has social media helped or hindered social interaction?" To enter the student or their parents must be a member of the credit union. The essays should be turned into student...

Swing club meets for first time this year

Maggie LaLonde, Reporter
November 12, 2013
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The Buccaneer Original Swing Society met Tuesday, Nov. 12 for the first time this school year. The club meets every Tuesday after school from 3-4 p.m. in the cafeteria. “I’m not sure if we’re going to be meeting next week because of exams, but it will be every Tuesday after school,” junior and c...

Varsity volleyball takes districts

Varsity volleyball takes districts

Mike Michalski, News Editor
November 8, 2013
Filed under Briefs, Sports

After a sweeping victory, the varsity volleyball team is the district champion. They beat Kenowa Hills three sets to zero. “It felt good to win,” junior Amy Kober said. “We didn’t play our absolute best but we were happy with winning and playing together.” Next Thursday the team will take on Ro...

Student blood drive a success

Student blood drive a success

Brianna Moynihan, Reporter
November 7, 2013
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Students recently had the opportunity to take part in a blood drive through the organization Michigan Blood. 72 students contributed with a total 62 units of blood donated. All the blood will be given to hospitals in West Michigan and be used to help local communities. “The blood that is given to...

Drama Club to host movie night fundraiser

Mike Michalski, News Editor
October 31, 2013
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The Drama Club will host a movie night fundraiser Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. “Night of the living Dead” and “Nosferatu” will be shown back to back. Admission is $2 and movie goers are encouraged to bring candy (but no other food). “We decided to show these films because...

Science Olympiad applications available

Mike Michalski, News Editor
October 30, 2013
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The Science Olympiad team is now accepting applications for the 2014 team. Applications to try out are available in room 0202 and are due on Nov. 26 at 3:00 p.m. “I had 33 people come in and get a rulebook,” head coach Mike Reed said. “To try out they need to pick up a packet and fill it out bef...

New Juggling Club forms

Emily Bruch, Reporter
October 30, 2013
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The Juggling Club will be meeting for the first time on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room 5208. Students can expect to learn rhythm, coordination and timing. “Everybody’s invited, if you want to learn we’d love to teach you,” staff adviser Ben Lawrence said.  “If you already can...

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