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Girls Basketball loses after a hard fight to Rockford

Girls Basketball loses after a hard fight to Rockford

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

February 18, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED: The girls varsity basketball team was away at Rockford on Valentine's day where they faced Rockford’s aggressive and lengthy players. Grand Haven was able to put up the first two points, carrying a neck-and-neck score with Rockford for the remainder of the first half with a score ...

Freshman vision testing

Freshman vision testing

Mike Baldus, Reporter

February 16, 2020

This Thursday, Feb. 20, all freshmen will be getting their vision tested in the LGI. The state requires vision testing because finding vision problems early on can solve a problem for the rest of the student’s lives.  Most of the time, students who have a vision problem will not know it until they ar...

Athletes attend Women in Sports Leadership conference

Athletes attend Women in Sports Leadership conference

Grace Ostric, Reporter

February 14, 2020

The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference took place Feb. 2-3 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West. The 24th year of the conference will feature three keynote speakers and a variety of workshops. The program attracts around 500 participants, most of them ...

Five best places for dinner on Valentine’s Day

Five best places for dinner on Valentine’s Day

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Paisley Pig Gastropub Grade: B- The Paisley Pig Gastropub is a nice cozy restaurant with lots of different options to eat and is located right in Grand Haven. Having a variety of food allows people to find something to eat on their large menu. The wait isn’t too bad, but the service cou...

3 last minute gifts to buy your special someone for Valentine’s Day

3 last minute gifts to buy your special someone for Valentine’s Day

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

February 13, 2020

For Girls 1.  Roses Roses are one of the most classic romantic gifts. Available almost anywhere, surprise your date with a bouquet of roses and you’ll definitely win her over if you haven’t already.  2. A Teddy Bear A teddy bear never fails to impress a girl. With hundreds of options of teddy bears, cr...

Blood drive set for Feb. 11

Blood drive set for Feb. 11

February 9, 2020

The final blood drive of the school year will take place next Tuesday, Feb. 11 in the aux gym. Students may sign up at the tables set up during lunch or through Mr. Diederichsen in room 8201. All previous blood drives so far this year have been very successful and the staff and students in charge ar...

SAT/ACT instructor teaches prep classes

SAT/ACT instructor teaches prep classes

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

February 6, 2020

This upcoming February and March, Dr. Scott Carlin will hold online classes for those who want to prepare for the SAT, ACT or both.  The SAT online classes are available for $179. That includes seven hours broken down into three sessions. For the ACT, there are classes online for $199 for a total o...

Girls varsity basketball to take on West Ottawa on Friday

Girls varsity basketball to take on West Ottawa on Friday

Grace Ostric, Reporter

February 6, 2020

The girls varsity basketball team will play the West Ottawa Panthers on Friday Feb. 7 at 6:00 p.m. at home in Buccaneer stadium.   Even though the Bucs have beaten the Panthers previously, this game is expected to be a close one. Both teams have been playing well lately.  The Bucs, who expe...

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2020

Bud Light: “Inside Post’s Brain” Without every directly going at humor, Bud Light does it subtly as they show what the inside of Post Malone’s brain is thinking. The thoughts themselves are comical, but the true laughter comes when his inner thoughts look exactly like him. On the out...

DECA club heading to state competition

DECA club heading to state competition

Grace Ostric, Reporter

February 3, 2020

The DECA club, otherwise known as Distributive Education Clubs of America, recently attended its regional competition on Jan. 7. Because of the team’s success at regionals, members will now attend the state competition. These people include: Caleb Berko, Sydney Bylsma, Claire Cowman, Emily Doughert...

Library stocks new books

Library stocks new books

Camille Berko, Reporter

February 3, 2020

As teenager interests shift at GHHS so do overall popular books and genres.  “We usually get books every few weeks,” librarian Dana Rider said. “And we go off of student’s requests or things teachers have liked.”  Many students are currently reading books more in the range of nonfiction. Examples...

Pay it forward continues to make a change in everyday lives

Pay it forward continues to make a change in everyday lives

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

February 2, 2020

Pay it forward is a semester-long class where students create a project to benefit the community and make an impact in other people’s lives.  “I wanted to create a class that offered a whole bunch of experiences for a person who’s experiencing a transitional time in their life, which would be...