If you haven’t picked up your yearbook, here’s what to do

Aliyah Austin, Reporter
September 24, 2014
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

The 2013-2014 yearbooks are in the main office and need to be picked up by a family member if you didn’t already  during lunch. During the week, the main office is open from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Instead of signing yearbooks on the last day of school, they don’t arrive until the following September....

Homecoming movie night

Homecoming movie night

Sarah Jane Chrysler, Reporter
September 24, 2014
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment

If you're looking for a cheap date, or something to do after school come to the JV baseball field Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m for homecoming movie night. This year’s feature is Get Smart, a spy comedy starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway. “It’s basically to go with the theme,” Senate adviser...

Homecoming proposal photo competition

Homecoming proposal photo competition

Elizabeth Tibbe, Managing Editor
September 15, 2014
Filed under Briefs, Photo

The season of homecoming proposals is upon us and The Bucs’ Blade wants to highlight those who put in the extra effort to impress their guy or gal. This year, tweet us, email us, or hashtag us in your proposal post to submit your photo into the contest. The submission period starts Sep.16 at noon...

Pendulum removed from rotunda for restoration

Landon Hudson, Reporter
April 18, 2014
Filed under Briefs

Whether you stayed home or traveled for spring break, curiosity filled most of us when we returned, looking for signs of change. For many, the process started when they arrived at school. As clusters of friends assembled around the rotunda, there was one thing missing: the pendulum. The brass ball that...

Boys lacrosse nets win over Spring Lake

March 28, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Briefs, News, Sports

By Adam Abraham/Reporter What Happened: After having their first three games cancelled due  to weather, the  boys lacrosse team was ready to start their season off right against visiting Spring Lake. Despite the freezing temperatures, the Bucs came out hot with four straight goals. Their defense h...

5 things to remember for exams

5 things to remember for exams

February 25, 2014
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Uncategorized

1. Music: We all need to chill out after a test with our favorite playlists. Click here for this week's 8track.   2. Plenty-o-pencils: Always be prepared with a new, sharp pencil. With new imaging technology, scantrons are now able to detect anything from printer toner, to crayon. desp...

How many snow days do we have left? Not many… Actually zero…

How many snow days do we have left? Not many… Actually zero…

Vlasia Niotis, Reporter
February 7, 2014
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Whenever there’s a forecast of snow storms in West Michigan, it always triggers a wave of excitement throughout the school. Snow days give an extra day of rest to students but it also means cramming information into the curriculum in a shorter amount of time than to begin with. “A snow day causes our...

Ambassador Club

Ellyse VanDyke, Reporter
February 2, 2014
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

The Ambassador’s Club is a club that is spread across a full spectrum of activities. They keep a constant presence at a retirement home in town, help new students, do school tours, help with conferences, do seasonal activities, and are Mrs. Wilson’s go-to students. “We call ourselves the helping ha...

New sign language club to begin

Emily Bruch, Reporter
January 20, 2014
Filed under Briefs, News

The newly formed American Sign Language Club will host its first meeting from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in room 3106. The meetings will take place every other Thursday. Sophomore Searra Schroeder is the president of the club. “I always thought that ASL should be one of the required langua...

Martin Luther King Jr. activities take place

Lexi Carter, Managing Editor
January 17, 2014
Filed under Briefs, News

For the past week, focus has been centered around Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday Jan. 20, the district is participating in “A Day On” in order to get the school involved in charity to honor King by bringing in canned goods or money. “The MLK Planning Committee hopes kids are inspired to lear...

Buccaneer Original Swing Society to host annual “Swing into Christmas” fundraiser event

Vlasia Niotis, Reporter
December 19, 2013
Filed under Briefs, News

Looking to let loose and have a good time? Join the Buccaneer Original Swing Society Friday night at their annual fundraiser “Swing Into Christmas” dance, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. There will be a live jazz band and an opportunity to learn how to swing dance while you’re there. “W...

Host families needed for next year

Dallas Eslick, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Briefs, News

Now is the time to sign up to host a foreign exchange student. If interested, contact information for the various foreign exchange organizations can be found with District Registrar Patty Remondino in Student Services. "The organization did everything," foreign exchange hostess Amy Draper said. "We ...

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