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TESTING: All spring sport athletes must complete weekly COVID-19 testing.
Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor • March 31, 2021

All spring sports are now required to have COVID-19 testing done every Sunday starting Apr. 11. Different sports will have a certain time to...

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Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments
Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments
Camille Berko and Grace Montgomery March 2, 2021

When paraprofessional Mike Feasby heard that it might take a while to get his COVID-19 vaccine through the school he started looking into quicker...

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Winter sports still on pause until Feb. 21
Winter sports still on pause until Feb. 21
Nick Miller, Sports Editor • January 30, 2021

At a conference on Friday, Jan 29, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced that the Feb. 21 extension on winter sports...

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Dolan Smits skates towards the goal in attempts to stop the other team from scoring.
Boys hockey crushes Mid-Michigan in season opener
Violet Kemperman, Reporter • November 20, 2021

Grand Haven Boys Hockey sweeps away the competition on Friday, Nov. 19. Winning 6-1 the athletes played...

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GHAPS to close Monday, Nov 22 and Tuesday, Nov 23
GHAPS to close Monday, Nov 22 and Tuesday, Nov 23
Grace Montgomery, Editor In Chief • November 18, 2021

Grand Haven Area Public schools will be closed on Monday, Nov 22 and Tuesday Nov 23. This includes all...

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HELPING HAND: John Josephson helping a student in class. Even if you didnt vote for me, please do this to support our teachers, Josephson said. Because were all stressed out right now. And anytime that we can get some positive feedback is just a huge boost for all of us.
Teacher John Josephson name staff pick for November
Misgana Deur, Life Editor • November 18, 2021

Students voted last week for staff pick of the month and Government teacher John Josephson was chosen.  “I...

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Junior Jonah Sispera makes a splash surfing
Junior Jonah Sispera makes a splash surfing
Megan Voorhees, Digital Media Manager • November 17, 2021

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Makayla Perrault finishes a 95 pound clean during her CrossFit competition.
Makayla Perrault pushes past limits
Abby Dzikowicz, Reporter • November 16, 2021

The low murring of the car roars in her ears. The wind spilling from her open window tugs at her...

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Spring Lake teacher, David Theune, uses professional recording equipment when interviewing students. While he has these materials available for use, teachers from other schools that contribute do not. Many use a phone to record and then send it into Theune.
David Theune elevates empathy with Share Chair Podcast
Camille Berko, Editor In Chief • November 12, 2021

It started with bullying.  It wasn’t obvious, or violent, or so blatantly antagonistic that everyone...

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Brynna Garza excels at creating wrap bracelets during academy time, guided by Irene Sipe.
I need an Advanced Placement art class
Mattee DeMott, Reporter • November 15, 2021

Visual arts are a huge part of my high school career. Whether it be painting, drawing, ceramics, or jewelry I have always been able to find something...

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Survivor premieres with new rules after COVID restrictions delay
"Survivor" premieres with new rules after COVID restrictions delay
Emma Steury, Reporter • November 11, 2021

“Survivor” is back! After a backup thanks to COVID, viewers, competitors, and host Jeff Probst are beyond excited to be back in business. When...

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Squid Game is an exciting drama to add to your binge sessions
Squid Game is an exciting drama to add to your binge sessions
Sydney Kroll, Reporter • November 5, 2021

The popular Netflix series ‘Squid Game’ has recently taken the world by storm. Due to its popularity, I dove in to see if it is as showstopping...

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Dolan Smits skates towards the goal in attempts to stop the other team from scoring.
Boys hockey crushes Mid-Michigan in season opener
Violet Kemperman, Reporter • November 20, 2021

Grand Haven Boys Hockey sweeps away the competition on Friday, Nov. 19. Winning 6-1 the athletes played...

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Houghtailing, Reyes, and Melchers at their signing in the athletic conference room (photo courtesy Hannah Houghtailing).
Seniors to pursue Rugby at the next level
Sarah Mayer, News Editor • November 15, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, seniors Samantha Melcher, Tina Reyes and Hannah Houghtailing signed to continue...

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The Bucs huddle up one last time to reflect their last game and to thank their seniors for all their time and effort put in.
Girls volleyball post-season run extinguished by Rockford
Grant Engelsman, Photo Editor • November 11, 2021

After a tough loss, the Buccaneers girls volleyball team's season came to a screeching halt by the hand...

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