“Springcoming” spirit week schedule

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
March 7, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

As the snow starts to melt and the school days seem to drag on, students are itching to take off for spring break. In a celebration of warmer days in sight, student senate is presenting Springcoming Week. Monday is beach day so break out your summer apparel and sport a pair of sunglasses. Bring $3, ...

Annual Interact Conference takes place March 5

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
February 23, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

The Annual Interact Conference is coming up March 5 at North Muskegon High School, where Interact clubs from all over Michigan come and join. There is a guest speaker, and each club presents about what volunteer projects they have done over the year. “It’s a great way to meet new people,”...

Annual MSBOA Festival takes place Feb. 24 and 25

Jess Ashburn, Reporter
February 23, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

The bands and orchestras are performing at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association District 7 Festival Wednesday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Feb. 25 at the high school. “Everybody and anybody is invited down during the course of the school day,” band teacher Ian Novoselich said. “As l...

Pier pressure

Pier pressure

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
February 22, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Since its construction in the late 19th century, the south pier has been a centerpiece, perhaps even the main focal point, of the Grand Haven community. Its features include a heavily-cracked concrete base, a tall, bright red lighthouse, a smaller foghorn house, and an iron catwalk- the future of whi...

Grand Haven High School to host College Goal day Feb. 20

Grand Haven High School to host College Goal day Feb. 20

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor
February 20, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

If you’re planning to attend college in the fall, Grand Haven High School is hosting a College Goal day to help parents and students fill out the online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). “FAFSA is probably the most important thing a student needs to attend to right now in order ...

5 Things that happened this week

5 Things that happened this week

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
February 20, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

A Federal Magistrate judge granted a Department of Justice request on Tuesday for an order demanding that Apple assists the FBI in its investigation of the San Bernardino shooting. Apple CEO Tim Cook has called the demand “chilling” and “an unprecedented step which threatens the security of ou...

5 things to do this weekend

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
February 19, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Fire up the student section this Friday as the boys and girls basketball teams battle rivals from Rockford High School on the road. The girls will tip-off at 6 p.m. followed by the boys at 7:45 p.m. Take advantage of the unusually warm weather, and explore one of West Michigan’s best kept secrets,...

5 Things to do this weekend

5 Things to do this weekend

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
February 12, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

Need something to do this weekend? Here's a list of events happening this weekend in the local area. Rotary Snow Jam: A Friday night euchre tournament and Saturday ice skating, sledding, live music, hockey, and a dart tournament will make up this year’s Snow Jam Festival at Spring Lake Central Pa...

5 Things that happened this week

5 Things that happened this week

Alexis Vansingel, Reporter
February 12, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

Scientists say they have found the first detection of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time. The wave was generated by a collision of two black holes, light years away from Earth. In order to understand the data, scientists converted the wave into sound. This milestone discover...

Counselor Claudia Phipps retires after 20 years

Megan Kostner, Reporter
February 8, 2016
Filed under Feature, News

As Claudia Phipps packs up her belongings, she looks back and remembers all the memories of her 20 years she has been employed at the high school. After Phipps’ many years at the high school, she has decided to retire in order to spend more time with her family. “My husband and I plan on flying...

Advance Placement test registration due Feb. 25

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
February 8, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

Advanced Placement (AP) tests will take place this spring for any students in AP classes. Students can start registering Feb. 1 to Feb. 25. The cost is $100 per test unless a student qualifies for free or reduced lunch and then it is only $10 per exam. These exams dates aren’t set by Grand Haven...

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation offers scholarships to seniors

Megan Kostner, Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is a charitable body that unites with many donors who have created Scholarship Funds to support students in our community. “We are very, very fortunate in our community to have extremely generous donors who have chosen to create scholarships specifically fo...

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