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ALL SMILES: English teacher Angel Dean lightens the mood during a round table discussion in order to create a welcoming environment that provokes thoughtful discussions. Kids want to be seen, they want to be understood and they want to be cared about and you cant get them to do the things you want them to do until they know that theyre safe and cared about, Dean said.

Teachers John Josephson, Angel Dean and social worker Katie Havey work to mend mental health following periods of virtual learning

Camille Berko, Editor In Chief April 1, 2021

You lost interest in the lesson five minutes in. Your camera and mic are clicked off, you’re still laying in bed and you haven’t changed out of the clothes you slept in. Although you’re well aware...

Learn how to make the perfect Valentine’s dessert

Cherry- filled cupcakes with vanilla frosting
Gabi Nadeau, Reporter February 14, 2020

Impossible Whopper

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter January 14, 2020

This weekend on one of my frequent commutes around town, I decided to make a quick side stop to Burger King to get a taste of the new Impossible Whopper.  The typical Whopper consists of the meat patty,...

Nick reviewing the  menu in the colorful shop.

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying...

Junior Emily Stevenson gives blood. Although many people are wary of needles and blood, most students assure that the pinch was better than expected.

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Emma Manzo, Reporter April 24, 2019

Todd Diederichsen and his anatomy class sponsored a blood drive on April 16. The 82 students who participated donated 60 units of blood to Michigan Blood.   “We want to try to get high...

Students of science teacher Todd Diederichsen help out at recent blood drive in order to meet local quotas for blood.

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Alexis Tater, Reporter March 7, 2019

The blood drive at Grand Haven High School has been rescheduled due to weather. School and church cancellations have created a massive need for blood in West Michigan. The weather has caused many car crashes...

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

Although there isn't an end-all cure there are many ways to mellow this annoying yearly burden that some of you will be facing quite soon.
Nick Rice, Reporter November 28, 2018

Meditation. Many people process the word “meditation” as sitting on the floor criss-cross applesauce and chanting “om.” If that is how you do it, great. The good news is that is not the only...

Step four: Perform one push-up.

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Tips from coach James Richardson on how to improve overall fitness. Pictured is senior Drew Matz, demonstrating how to do a burpee.
Elena Salik, Reporter October 30, 2018

The burpee is an exercise that works your quads, calves, pecs and builds your core strength. Every morning, you can start by doing intervals of 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Repeat this...

Local group shakes up nutritional life styles

Lauren Morgan, Reporter November 6, 2017

West Michigan Nutrition is the new place to go. Take a step through the door and you feel calm and relaxed. Seeing their inspirational quotes make you feel truly great about yourself. Try out an hour...

Jack Nicholson holds a basket with a variety of fruits and vegetables that could be included with every meal.

Healthy habits for a better lifestyle

Julia Drabczyk , Reporter March 1, 2017

Before the sun even rises the dreadful sound of the alarm goes off. Sophomore Gabby Hentemann slips out of bed to start her day with the most important meal. She fills her body with a source of protein,...

5 tips to prevent catching cold and flu

Anastasiya Kahanova, Reporter January 25, 2017

When everyone around has a cold, knowing how to help yourself avoid getting sick and keep healthy is essential. Especially during the exam week as you cannot afford skipping a day. Wash hands/use hand...

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