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Senior Frank Roberts will vote for the first time

Senior Frank Roberts will vote for the first time
November 1, 2020

Senior Frank Roberts will get the opportunity to vote for the first time in the upcoming election on Tuesday Nov. 3. He is looking forward to getting the whole experience; from waiting patiently in line...

Senate leaders reflect on their career coming to an end

Senate leaders reflect on their career coming to an end
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...

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

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)
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
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
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 section leader Carson Bretz reflects on band experience

Trumpet leader Carson Bretz shakes band director Iain Novoselich's hand at the
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
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...

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

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

Girls tennis canceled due to COVID-19

Senior Samantha Korecki serves the ball while preparing for her match.
May 5, 2020

Some people saw it coming and others didn’t. But whether they saw it coming or not, it all comes down to the fact that almost everyone was disappointed, sad, or upset when they heard the news the MHSAA...

National Honor Society cancelled due to COVID-19

NHS is responsible for volunteering at many events, such as fire prevention night
April 30, 2020

The National Honor Society (NHS) meetings are cancelled for the rest of the school year. There is no definite plan of what is going to happen next year for graduating seniors and juniors who did not finish...

Track & field seniors plan for what’s next, reflect on missed season

Senior Carter Larned leads a pack of buccaneer runners in a cross country meet. This year, he would've been a team captain on the boys track team.
April 29, 2020

Six weeks ago, all student athletes were told by MHSAA that spring sports were officially canceled. This affected so many student athletes from all sports. One of the sports affected was boys and girls...

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