Digging deeper

Digging deeper

Aliyah Austin, Copy Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Since this is my last hoorah, I feel the need to take a different approach to my senior column. If you know me, this should come as no surprise. During my time at GHHS, I’ve realized my passion for fighting for the underdogs and expressing the struggles of those without an outlet to do so. I woul...

The blank canvas

The blank canvas

Sarah Sanders, Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout elementary school, it was hard to find something that I was good at. I tried piano only to find that I had no sense of rhythm. I then was put into gymnastics and ballet, however, that did not last long because I’m about as graceful as a baby giraffe. Nothing seemed to click for me, until ...

I’m already home

I’m already home

Sawyer Hamm, Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Four years ago, in May of 2013, I was finishing up my time at Dr. Augustine Ramirez Intermediate School in Eastvale, California. As far as I knew then, my freshman year would start that August at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, which was close enough to my house that I would bike to school everyday (even ...

Why I shouldn’t be a disc jockey

Why I shouldn’t be a disc jockey

Ben Ingall, Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Music is often a reflection of who we are as people. In other words, if I listen to heavy metal I probably wouldn’t be in the best mood, and I if I listen to the song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, well, you get the idea. Over the course of high school, as my music tastes have changed, I too ha...

420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

420 seniors graduate in 2016 commencement ceremony

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
May 27, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

What Happened? Last night, family and friends came out to the 140th graduation ceremony for the class of 2016. 420 seniors walked across the stage to receive diplomas commencing their high school career. The Scene The event held a melancholy and exciting atmosphere. The blue and gold bleache...

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...

New graduation gowns to solidify one team mentality

Alexis VanSingel, Reporter
November 23, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

As the graduating class of 2016 walks across the stage to accept their diplomas and close a chapter in their life, they will be sporting newly designed graduation gowns. Previously, there were gold gowns for girls and blue gowns for guys but starting this year everyone will be wearing the same gown. ...

Jostens collects graduation gown order forms

Alexis Vansingel, Reporter
November 2, 2015
Filed under Briefs, News

If you’re a senior, caps and gowns will need to be ordered for graduation as soon as possible. A representative from Jostens will be collecting order forms on Tuesday, Nov. 3. There are many options to choose when ordering senior year apparel including class rings, t-shirts, and announcement card...

Boomerang career fair comes back to field house

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Briefs, News

For many seniors, the question of what to do after graduation remains unanswered. To help clarify this dilemma, the Boomerang career fair is opening the door to post-high school opportunities. “It’s not a job fair. It’s a career fair,” Chamber of Commerce Talent Development Manager and Boomera...

Not just for wiping

Not just for wiping

Kevin Swain, Senior Staff Writer
October 17, 2015
Filed under News

For years, upperclassmen have clashed in a ruthless weeklong war. The battles, which take place in the middle of the night, typically include parties of students and guerilla-style warfare. Their weapon of choice? Toilet paper. TP-ing, as it’s called, is the act of covering an object (such as a t...

Class of 2014: Senior wills

Senior Edition Staff
May 21, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Feature, Uncategorized

“I will my loud voice and student section leading to Kevin Swain.” -Chris Semrinec “I will my Orchestra copying duties to Taylor Hodges.” and “I will my band friends back to my brother, Mitchell McGinnis.” -Molly McGinnis “I will the continuance of my soccer championships to Christian Dault...

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