The Bucs' Blade

Chalkboard changes perspectives

Sophomore Grace Compagner poses for her photo.

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

March 3, 2020

Jennifer Gwinnup, art teacher at Spring Lake High School, is known for “just teach[ing] an elective” by the other staff members at her school. According to some, art isn’t as important as the other classes and it isn’t a hard class to teach; art is just an elective and nothing else. Even though...

Annual talent show was a success

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

January 30, 2020

What happened:   Grand Haven High School held its annual talent show on Tuesday Jan. 28 where students were able to showcase their skills. The talents the audience saw included singing from numerous acts, piano playing, poetry, yo-yo tricks and jokes told by the MC of the night. The fan fa...

Finest Yet

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter

January 14, 2020

The one and only former One Direction star Harry Styles released a new album on Dec. 13 called “Fine Line.” Not only is Styles divine looking, but his vocal abilities are also through the roof!  His previous album, “Harry Styles,” was a shock to all considering his past songs. Styles was n...

New music to come this November

New music to come this November

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter

November 8, 2019

November is a month filled with new music. The rap scene is about to gain potential bangers with six new album releases, EPs (extended play) and singles.  November 1st Earl Sweatshirt, Feet of clay Second EP from Earl Sweatshirt, brings seven new tracks with two featured artist Mach-Hommy, and Mav...

Friday night fish fry fun

Friday night fish fry fun

Grace Ostric, Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Grand Haven high school choir is hosting a fish fry this Friday November 8. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in downtown Grand Haven. Every Friday night, the Eagles hosts a fish fry which often includes community organizations and nonprofits to help them rai...

Mamma Mia cast preps for the big day

Grand Haven High school students have been preparing for their performances for months.

Camille Berko, Reporter

November 5, 2019

A classic, Mamma Mia, is coming to life in Grand Haven’s very own auditorium on November 22, 23 and 24. With the show coming up in less than a month, the cast is super excited and can’t wait to show off all of their hard work.  “It's been a lot more work than the previous shows, but it’l...

Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Senior Cal Coyne grins as he walks up on stage while the audience sings to him on his 18th birthday.

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Jeremy Wiebenga held the 2nd annual special education inclusion talent show during third hour on Oct. 18. The audience was enthusiastic and supportive; they cheered, clapped, even waved 10 signs. The performances ranged from dancing and singing to comedy and an artwork display. “It was super cute,...

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The dance team and Gavin Hubner are performing at the 2nd annual inclusion talent show for students with special needs and autism during third hour on Friday Oct. 18 in the Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by Jeremy Wiebenga.  “We still want to showcase their special talents and this give...

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

All the choirs gathered on the stage to sing three songs together for the grand finale.

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

October 17, 2019

What Happened: Choir had its first concert on Monday at the high school in the Performing Arts Center. Each choir took turns performing a couple of songs and then returning to the audience to watch the other choirs. They started the concert off with the song "Your Soul is Song". Also, "I Sing Because I...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Nick reviewing the  menu in the colorful shop.

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice

May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...