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Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2019

A group of supportive fathers met in secret to recreate their daughters’ volleyball team photo, but  little did they know it would spike such a huge hit on social media.   The idea came into fruition during the Battle on the Boardwalk tournament when one of the dads made a joke about mak...

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

September 17, 2019

After a dozen photos and a car ride home, the inevitable had come. I had to take a sip of that bright fluorescent pink drink.  The mango dragon fruit Starbucks refresher.  I’ll have to admit the scent was tempting; a powerful fruity odor was emitting from that green straw. Purple chunks of ...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

Nick Twa, Business Manager

May 6, 2019

If there was one word to sum up Avengers: Endgame, it would be WOW. Just when you thought Infinity War raised the bar, Endgame completely blew it out of the water. There will be no intentional spoilers as I’m sure a lot still haven’t seen it, although there may be parts of Infinity War in this r...

Vampire Diaries a literature dream come true

Vampire Diaries a literature dream come true

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Vampire Academy is a literature dream. Through every jaw dropping action scene, witty remark and flawed perfection of the two love interests, this book is nothing similar to other fictitious romances I have read before. It’s a stunning realistic take on what it’s like to be a strong woman. This ...

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2019

Bubly: “Bubly vs. Buble” Michael Buble stars in the sparkling water ad, as he tries to play off the company name as if it were his own. He finds himself distraught that the brand is not pronounced like his last name. Buble wittingly mocks a grocery store worker named “Dave” and even ...

Super Bowl LIII halftime show as disappointing as the game itself

Super Bowl LIII halftime show as disappointing as the game itself

Nick Twa, Business Manager

February 4, 2019

It’s widely believed that the halftime show for the big game is one of the best performances for music of the year. Glamorous displays of fireworks and the most popular artists of the time come together to fill a treasured thirty minute time slot. This year’s halftime show, however, is the complete opposite. ...

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War
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Nick Twa, Business Manager

December 13, 2018

So… that happened. That was what I thought when I finished watching the Avengers: Endgame trailer. Sure, all trailers are meant to get you excited for the movie. But this trailer took it to another level. The suspense that was left from Avengers: Infinity War was honed in when Marvel decided to c...

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018

A quiet kind of intensity radiates throughout the British crime show “Bodyguard”. With a plot centered around terrorist threats in the UK, the show reaches into the actual fears of terrorism we face in today's society, allowing real emotion to build in fictional circumstances. Each episode is filled with slo...

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 28, 2018

As the seasons change, so does Starbucks’ seasonal drinks. Every year the winter season drinks are the star of winter. Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, peppermint and white chocolate are taking over. The newest drink spoke to me instantly, a Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. At first I thought it s...

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Khalids “Suncity” entrance’s listeners

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 28, 2018

With the release of American Teen in 2017, R&B artist Khalid made his mark in the R&B world. Since then, Khalid’s voice has been featured in numerous songs in a wide variety of genres. If you asked me a week ago if I liked Khalid, my answer would probably be something along the lines o...

The Little Mermaid Musical Preview

The Little Mermaid Musical Preview

Amelia Schincariol, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Wanting to go under the sea this weekend? Make a splash at ‘The Little Mermaid’ at the high school on Nov. 9-10, 16-17 at 7 p.m.,  and a matinee show at 1 p.m. on Nov. 17. Junior Sam Korecki explains what happens behind the scenes. “The cast splits up into groups and work on choreography...

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Gabriella Amores, Reporter

October 30, 2018

Monsters, Ghouls, Flutes, and bassoons? If you enjoy both music and Halloween, you should know about Grand Haven High School’s upcoming 2018 Orchestra Halloween Concert, on October 30th, this Tuesday at 7:00 in the Performing Arts Center. Enjoy the non-traditional orchestra production where performers ...