Robotics team places 11th in world championship

Robotics team places 11th in world championship

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
May 4, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

The FIRST Robotics team came in first in their division in the World Championship this past week. They placed 11th out of 76 teams after travelling to St. Louis Missouri for the first time after six years of attempts. In order to make it to the FIRST Championship, they had to do well enough in the Mi...

Science Olympiad comes in fourth

Science Olympiad comes in fourth

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
May 3, 2016
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Over the weekend, Grand Haven Science Olympiad came in fourth place at the state tournament. The team received 29 total medals and seven event state titles. They celebrated their victories, including first place in the Invasive Species and Electric Vehicle categories.   Senior Anna Jullie and so...

Promposal contest voting

Promposal contest voting

Maddie Brockmyre, Reporter
May 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Prom is around the corner and now is your chance to pick which lucky couple had the best promposal of the year. Use the poll below to vote for the promposal of your choice. Winners will recieve free tickets to prom and after-prom. Voting closes Thursday, May 5 at midnight.    ...

Regional tournament to determine future for Science Olympiad team

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
March 18, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

The Science Olympiad team will compete in the regional tournament this weekend at Grand Valley State University. If the team places in one of the top 10 spots, the members get to move on to the state event which is held at Michigan State University on April 30. “At States you are at a level where it get...

5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Break out the boards and skis one last time during Boyne Mountain’s carnival weekend. Featuring open skiing, costume contests, a slush pond and countless other activities this Friday through Sunday. MC Chris will be featured at The Intersection this Friday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. Other performing...

DECA receive medals from state conference

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter
March 18, 2016
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This past weekend the Delta Epsilon Chi and Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) local club brought home two medals from the state conference held in Detroit. It is a program designed for students looking at a career in marketing, finance, or business. About 4,000 participants from across the...

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

Megan Kostner, Reporter
March 17, 2016
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The Science Olympiad members can be found studying in classrooms long after school has ended. From practice tests in the academic events to sanding down wood to make planes, students have spent months preparing for the regional Science Olympiad tournament on Saturday, March 19. The regional tournam...

Robotics team places fourth in district event

Robotics team places fourth in district event

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

Over the weekend, the robotics team placed fourth overall in the St. Joe FIRST Robotics District Competition. The members of Buc N’ Gears made it to the semifinals but lost. They also won the industrial safety award for their careful consideration of all the regulations. The team has been working f...

‘Promposal’ contest submitting begins

‘Promposal’ contest submitting begins

Elizabeth Tibbe, Editor in Chief
March 14, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News, 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”...

5 Things to do this weekend

5 Things to do this weekend

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

Fans should travel to Kenowa Hills High School to cheer on the boys basketball team as they face the Knights. The game starts at 7 p.m. Stop by the Grand Haven performing arts center this Friday at 7 p.m. for a variety of performances during Irish Fest; featuring Chelsea House Orchestra, GOTAK, a...

Michigan primary preview

Michigan primary preview

Maddie Brockmyre, Reporter
March 8, 2016
Filed under News

The 2016 presidential election has been a whirlwind of debates, insults, and conflicting policies. Many seniors will be able to vote in the November general election, and a few will meet the age requirement for the primaries. On March 8, Michigan will be holding its open primary for adults to vote for ...

Grand Haven students’ experience at a Bernie Sanders rally March 4

Grand Haven students’ experience at a Bernie Sanders rally March 4

Emma Dale, Reporter
March 7, 2016
Filed under News

https://youtu.be/gdwLDmvwzf0 A line, maybe a mile long, wraps around the field house at Grand Valley State University’s campus. Blue signs that read “Bernie 2016” are dispersed throughout the crowd. Chants of “Bernie, Bernie, Bernie” roars through the line of supporters. People first in...

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