The Bucs' Blade

Band Director Iain Novoselich works to find creative solutions to teaching music online and keeping his kids busy

Band Director Iain Novoselich works to find creative solutions to teaching music online and keeping his kids busy

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

April 23, 2020

Band director Iain Novoselich had a sinking suspicion that March 13 would be the last day of school for the year. His gut feeling led him to make his seniors play the farewell song     traditionally played at their Spring Concert. Now he's left stitching together a bootleg recording of it with pictures o...

Bender searches to balance personal needs with those of students during quarantine

Chemistry teacher Chelsea Bender stands with her two kids next to an old tractor. Bender has a third child due at the beginning of June.

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 22, 2020

For chemistry teacher Chelsea Bender, April 30 is an important day. It’s when Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order ends. It’s when she hopes she can return to the grocery store comfortably. It also marks the beginning of a crucial period before her baby is due.  “The doct...

Special education teacher Melissa Richardson finds balance amid chaotic new schedule

Special education teacher Melissa Richardson poses in front of her new

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 17, 2020

Special education teacher Melissa Richardson described the last day of in-person education as chaotic. She scrambled to send homework and lessons home with her students, making sure each of them had the resources they needed. “That Friday just sending work home in all subject areas that match...

Assistant principal Roberson finds solace in frequent exercise and family time during COVID-19 lockdown

Assistant principal Mike Roberson has decided to fill his schedule with frequent runs and walks during this Stay Home, Stay Safe order. He admits his dogs are getting pretty tired of going out for runs and walks though.

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

April 15, 2020

For assistant principal Mike Roberson, the Stay Home, Stay Safe order has drastically altered a lot of his former habits. He’s working from home now, uses Hangouts for meetings and as he jokingly said, he’s dealing with a lot less student discipline now than he was a month ago.  “My primary...