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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 meet between 2:00-8:00 p.m. “We didn’t have a season...

Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments

Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments

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 options. He came up empty-handed until noticing a Facebook...

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 is still in place per the most recent update from the Michigan...

Spectators watch on during the Grand Haven v East Kentwood game.

MHSAA lifts restrictions on sporting events

Jacob Welch, Reporter October 7, 2020

The Michigan High School Athletic Association recently removed venue size restrictions on all sporting events, with a limited capacity of 500 for indoor activities and 1000 for external activities, effective...

Senate leaders reflect on their career coming to an end

Senate leaders reflect on their career coming to an end

Camille Berko, Editor In Chief May 20, 2020

Like every other club and sport, Student Senate’s seniors missed out on a big part of their year. Senior Class President, Caleb Berko, is eager to find some closure.  “We are hopeful we can get...

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)

Senior Connor Worthington reflects on time spent with Team G.H.

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor May 18, 2020

Senior Connor Worthington was disappointed when Governor Whitmer canceled school due to COVID-19 because he was missing out on the last part of his senior year. “There’s activities to look forward...

Although Science O season was canceled, seniors move on and take experiences with them

Although Science O season was canceled, seniors move on and take experiences with them

Ben Pease, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 15, 2020

Along with many other clubs and sports, the Science Olympiad team faced the cancelation of their season due to the coronavirus outbreak this spring.  Senior Samantha Kasbohm was full of disappointment...

Senior Kaelyn Stafford reflects on time lost on the field

Senior Kaelyn Stafford reflects on time lost on the field

Camille Berko, Editor In Chief May 14, 2020

For one group of students, the coronavirus outbreak has hit harder than most. Senior athletes looking forward to their final season wearing Buccaneer colors won’t get the chance to finish this chapter...

Trumpet leader Carson Bretz shakes band director Iain Novoselichs hand at the Bucs Last Blast earlier this year, a concert to celebrate senior members of the marching band.

Trumpet section leader Carson Bretz reflects on band experience

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 13, 2020

Before heading off to their second hour on Friday, March 13, band director Iain Novoselich had his first hour students play the song “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”  This song has been a tradition...

Orchestra seniors yearn to practice just one more time with fellow musicians

Orchestra seniors yearn to practice just one more time with fellow musicians

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor May 11, 2020

If it weren’t for a pandemic, the orchestra would be performing in its final concert of the year. A grand send-off for its seniors who have dedicated so much to the program.  Assistant concertmaster...

The Pay it Forward class poses for a picture at Out Side In, a local mental health facility that uses animals to treat patients.

Pay it Forward seniors get creative in the midst of COVID-19 outbreak

Emily Jarrell, Reporter May 8, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has messed up a lot of people’s plans, but little did senior Tahlia Lehmann and Sam Hager know it would flip the Pay it Forward projects around 180 degrees. “We had...

Choir seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton reflect on experience in award-winning program

Choir seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton reflect on experience in award-winning program

Mike Baldus, Reporter May 6, 2020

Seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton did not expect the last time they’d sing alongside their choir family to be in late March. Bates was a leader in the alto section and Fullerton is a well-experienced...

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