Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Maddie Monroe, Alexis VanSingel, and Maddie Brockmyre
June 15, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Video

https://youtu.be/Q8h_Cz3bIKU Dagorhir, or Dag for short, is a club where members fight each other with weapons such as swords, axes, or shields. Throughout the year, members geared up to battle every Wednesday after school. Junior Justin Beck took over the role as club captain after his predec...

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff editorial: Stronger in solidarity

Staff
December 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Religion has become an increasingly complex and touchy subject to talk about. In 2016 there have been bombings, hate speeches and even riots in the name of religious beliefs. It is not just one group either. Between organizations such as ISIS and Westboro Baptist Church, it seems as though there is no...

Student grief support meeting held after school

Student grief support meeting held after school

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

A student grief support meeting was held yesterday after school. The meeting’s purpose was to check up on students who have still had trouble coping with the losses faced in the past couple years. “We have been hearing from a lot of teachers and staff people that there are a lot of people real...

Lakeshore Athena Organization awards Principal Tracy Wilson

Lakeshore Athena Organization awards Principal Tracy Wilson

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

In a room full of nervous energy, Principal Tracy Wilson chatted among her family and colleagues. All at once, the place began to die down as a guest speaker spoke through a microphone, describing a woman who spent the first 10 years of her career as a mathematics and physical education teacher whil...

New Staff Member: Chelsea Bender

New Staff Member: Chelsea Bender

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

What brought you to Grand Haven? I’m from West Michigan originally, from Montague. We used to live in Denver and we wanted to be closer to home. When I saw there was an opening here, Grand Haven’s a great school a community to be a part of, and so it was a perfect place to be.   Wh...

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...

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...

“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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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