Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Maddie Monroe, Alexis VanSingel, and Maddie Brockmyre
June 15, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Video

https://youtu.be/Q8h_Cz3bIKU Dagorhir, or Dag for short, is a club where members fight each other with weapons such as swords, axes, or shields. Throughout the year, members geared up to battle every Wednesday after school. Junior Justin Beck took over the role as club captain after his predec...

iCreate360 auction helps raise money for next years students

iCreate360 auction helps raise money for next years students

Alexis VanSingel
May 17, 2017
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String lights decorated the second floor of Porto Bello, creating a romantic feel to the event. Along the walls, boards were lined up with their creators beaming beside them. Attendees walked from table to table in admiration of the student-created longboards, surfboards, and paddleboards. iCreate360 teachers Chad ...

Changing my reflection

Changing my reflection

Macy Swiftney
May 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, Photo, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Senior Libby Plowman is hard to miss. Her bubbly spirit lights up the room and she constantly wears a contagious smile. She was always the happy and fun kid that brought joy to others, but the happiness that she spread was never felt by herself. “I have always been falsely confident,” said Plowma...

iCreate360 class showcases silent auction

iCreate360 class showcases silent auction

Maddie Monroe, Reporter
May 12, 2017
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The iCreate360 class will be holding a silent auction at Porto Bello to showcase over 30 projects the class has made this year, such as skateboards, surfboards and paddleboards. On Monday May 15, the event will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. “We will have all the boards on display and all the products t...

Tennis captain, Julia Bachmann, looks forward to a strong season

Tennis captain, Julia Bachmann, looks forward to a strong season

Spencer Sortman, Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories

The swing of a racket, the quick scuffle of feet. Focus and confidence translate to points won. The cliche “practice like you play” is often applicable to top athletes; to senior Julia Bachmann, this phrase means so much more. From the start of practice to its finish, the No. 1 singles player is pu...

Senior Hannah Staal qualifies for International Career Development Conference

Senior Hannah Staal qualifies for International Career Development Conference

Kelly Klouw, Reporter
April 25, 2017
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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. Staal started her paper in September for the recent competition. DECA is a club offered to help teach kids about different aspects of b...

Day of Silence set for April 21

Isabel Bird, Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News

What: The Day of Silence is a youth movement that brings awareness to the bullying that the LGBTQ community face across the nation. When: Friday, April 21, students can show their support and stand up for the LGBTQ community by wearing a special t-shirt and/or ribbon. How to get involv...

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Madison Holub, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

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 Cuties in the Cosmos. Tickets will be sold 40 minutes before the start of each show at the door. They are $10 for adults, $5 for st...

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

March 9, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories, Video

Please note that the following opinions do not reflect the views or stances of the Bucs' Blade as a whole. Maddie Monroe - Reporter “If I was that much of a snowflake I wouldn’t be here.” One of the first statements made by Michigan representative Bill Huizenga at his town hall meeting on Mo...

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