5 Things that happened last week

5 Things that happened last week

Maddie Brockmyre, Reporter
February 1, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Zika virus is rapidly spreading throughout the world. Spread by mosquitoes, it is a typically mild disease with hard to spot symptoms. However, the biggest victim of Zika is the child born from a woman who has contracted it. These babies are reported to have microcephaly, or an abnormally small head th...

Central Park Players brings Grease to White Pines Intermediate in March

Central Park Players brings Grease to White Pines Intermediate in March

Alexis Vansingel, Reporter
February 1, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

Central Park Players will be showing the Broadway musical Grease at White Pines Intermediate. Junior Mary Mcginnis who plays as Sandy Dumbrowski, believes the show is a must-see and will astonish the audience with its energy and skillful acting. “It’s the original Broadway version of the s...

24-hour basketball game proceeds go to mental health campaign

Maddie Brockmyre, Reporter
January 29, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

Over Thanksgiving break, the boys basketball program hosted their first ever 24-hour basketball fundraiser at Lakeshore Middle School. According to varsity boys coach and physical education teacher Greg Immink, the event went really well. They raised money for the basketball funds like uniforms an...

Lack of snow affects skiers

Jordan Deklyen and Luke Blauvelt
January 21, 2016
Filed under News, Sports, Video

Due to the lack of snowfall this winter, the ski team has had to improvise and come up with new training methods to make up for the time they’ve lost on the slopes. Mulligan’s Hollow, where the ski team practices, has also not been able to open up the hills as much as they would like to this yea...

Parking gains

Parking gains

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
January 18, 2016
Filed under News

Cars bob and weave, horns blare, and a sea of teen drivers painfully inch their way towards freedom and the open road. This is a scene unfolding on a daily basis, with many students finding themselves trapped at school long after the final bell rings. This logistics mayhem, may soon be simplified thanks t...

5 Things that happened last week

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
January 18, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News

Two U.S. Navy boats carrying 10 sailors were within three miles of Iran’s Farsi Island when they were seized by Iranians. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said that a navigational error put the sailors off course, and that the Americans were freed after 16 hours. After President Obama’s fina...

5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
January 15, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Events starting Friday, Jan. 15 that will keep your mind off cold temperatures

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School to host CPR training

Emily Bruch, News Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

A cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training course will be offered to students on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. For just $20, participants can become CPR certified in the Large Group Instruction room. Heartsaver courses like this one regularly cost about $45 to $60. The proceeds from...

ABC Family changes to Freeform Jan. 12

ABC Family changes to Freeform Jan. 12

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor
January 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Here’s what’s happening Any avid ABC Family viewer or anyone who watched a Christmas special on the channel is probably aware that after nearly 30 years the Disney owned network is changing its name to Freeform Jan. 12. According to Entertainment Weekly, ABC Family wants to shed the family...

5 Things to do this week

5 Things to do this week

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer
January 7, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Join the boys and girls basketball teams on the road this Friday at Hudsonville. Girls tip-off at 6 p.m. with the boys playing later at 7:45 p.m. Now that the winter weather has finally entered West Michigan, break out the boards and skis at Mulligan's Hollow. If the cold weather remains, rope...

Pay It Forward Students host benefit concert Dec. 17

Emily Bruch, News Editor
December 17, 2015
Filed under Briefs, News

A Pay It Forward group is hosting a concert to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center in Holland on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The concert will be at Life Church and the artists playing include Christian McCallister, Loren Johnson, and RYYO. Tickets will be sold at the door, and it is $5...

Book club invites readers to join their monthly meetings

Micala Carpenter, Reporter
December 15, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

The book club will gather for their monthly meeting in the media center at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14. “It’s a great way to talk about books and tell great stories,” librarian Gloria Klinger said. Book club is a way you can interact with your peers and read some amazing books. Anyone is w...

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