Grand Haven High School named Bridge Magazine Academic State Champ

Grand Haven High School named Bridge Magazine Academic State Champ

Sawyer Hamm, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Grand Haven High School was recently named one of Bridge Magazine’s 2017 Academic State Champs. This designation was given to 54 of the 620 high schools examined in the state of Michigan, based on the proficiency on statewide ACT tests, percent of graduates who moved on to higher education, and percent ...

Mastering mindfulness

Mastering mindfulness

Sarah Jane Chrysler and Ben Ingall
February 23, 2017
Filed under In-Depth, Top Stories

In the last five years GHHS has lost at least one student per year to suicide; each one striking the community and helping to uncover the fact that a mental illness epidemic has struck the area. In an attempt to combat this, local schools have asked students what would benefit them, in terms of helping...

Five things that happened last week

Five things that happened last week

Ben Ingall, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Corpus Christi, Texas told its 324,000 residents this past week that they should avoid using tap water after an incident in the industrial district. The water is said to be contaminated from chemicals of a “backflow incident,” though the city has not released the name of the industry responsible....

Final thoughts on the election

Final thoughts on the election

November 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Nov.7, four Bucs’ Blade staff members attended both the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rally in Allendale and Grand Rapids. After 12 hours, 22 Snapchats, 10 Tweets, four Instagram posts and 60 miles round trip these devoted journalists have gathered their final thoughts on this crazy, mixed-up...

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...

Community celebrates building addition

Community celebrates building addition

Emily Bruch, News Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

A blue ribbon stretched across the front of the school on Wednesday night at a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new additions to the building. One of those ribbon-cutters was principal Tracy Wilson. “I just took an opportunity to thank our community, to thank our architect and ...

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