The Bucs' Blade

Shrekies

Taylor Fase, Senior staff writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The lights lower and the curtains rise as the fall musical production of Shrek is officially underway. Set construction and rehearsals have begun as the actors and actresses begin to prepare for their big shows. However some stars won’t be walking out on opening night. Instead, they will be behind...

Not missing out

Casey Davis, Reporter

October 30, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Everybody loves high school football games. Be it the traditional aspect of supporting your home town, the enthusiasm pulsing through the crowd, or the adrenaline of living vicariously through the players, we have something in common to look forward to on those Friday nights in the fall. For ...

Be kind, always

Landon Hudson, Co-editor in chief

October 29, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

When Oct.1 hits the calendar, the Halloween season takes over as bags of candy fill the shelves, spooky decorations line yards and costume catalogues arrive in mailboxes. The leaves change, the cold weather rolls in, the smell of bonfires linger, and the warm months of summer fade into the beginning o...

Let’s get down to business

Aliyah Austin, Reporter

October 29, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Instead of reaching for the typical tool of pen or pencil, senior Isaac Braak is handy with the jigsaw. During his 6th hour class, Braak and teammates sever wood as they prepare the stringer, or middle, of the surfboard they’re making and marketing. Braak’s 6th hour is iCreate 360, a new cour...

Homecoming proposal voting

Homecoming proposal voting

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

September 27, 2014


Filed under Feature

Now that homecoming is just around the corner, it's time for you to decide who's proposal knocked it out of the park. The top five were decided by Bucs' Blade staff members on originality and creativity. Voting ends Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. To see all of the entries, click the link below. http://buc...

Homecoming Week Schedule

Homecoming Week Schedule

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

September 24, 2014


Filed under Feature, News

Homecoming week is coming up fast which means spirit days, powderpuff and a few new surprises. If you couldn't catch the spirit week schedule in third hour announcements, we have you covered. Monday American Day: The Monday spirit day is always the hardest to remember, so dig out your decora...

New faces join GHHS staff

Landon Hudson, Co-editor in chief

September 12, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

LUKE ANDERSON Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota College attended: North Park University Major: Biology Teaching time: 10 years He’s teaching: Biology and chemistry Married: Ingrid Kids: Lars (5), Ebba (3), identical twins Bjorn and Karl (2) Favorite ice cream: Utter Nutsense f...

Student impacted by death of mentor

Student impacted by death of mentor

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

June 5, 2014


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

It’s a Friday night. Students and parents file into an already packed field house, a common occurrence. But this Friday night there wasn't a basketball game, a volleyball game, or even a pep assembly. Instead of sports fans whooping and hollering, the people were adorned in black clothing and melancholy...

Beating the odds

Beating the odds

Landon Hudson, Co-editor in chief

June 2, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Sophomore Hanna Rinkevicz lays back on the couch with a smile on her face. A tub of animal crackers rests next to her feet, which are propped up on the family’s wooden coffee table. Movie cases and hair ties clutter the table’s surface as Rinkevicz cracks sarcastic remarks about all the television...

Class of 2014: Senior wills

Senior Edition Staff

May 21, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Feature, Uncategorized

“I will my loud voice and student section leading to Kevin Swain.” -Chris Semrinec “I will my Orchestra copying duties to Taylor Hodges.” and “I will my band friends back to my brother, Mitchell McGinnis.” -Molly McGinnis “I will the continuance of my soccer championships to Christian Dault...

Students and staff remember Athletic Director Robin Bye

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

April 18, 2014


Filed under Feature, News, Photo, Top Stories

In remembrance of Athletic Director Robin Bye, students and staff have picked a word to describe him, or the impact that he had on their life. Bye passed away on April 12 after a year and half battle with cancer. Visitation is tonight in the auxiliary gym from 5-9 p.m, his funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. A...

11 months, 2 weeks

11 months, 2 weeks

Landon Hudson, Co-editor in chief

March 27, 2014


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

She stepped off the plane. A thousand thoughts raced through her head: what if my family doesn’t like me? What if they’re not there? What if they came at the wrong time? She saw her own emotions mirrored in the eyes of the surrounding exchange students. Last year, senior Riley Remington took an incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study abroad in Berlin, Germany by becoming a foreign exchange student. After three plane rides- a nine hour long trip, she found herself standing nervously before the people she would temporarily call her family. The 10 feet between them symbolized the gap among them. An ocean away, a world apart. “I wanted to be an exchange student,” Remington said. “My aunt did it during college and I know lots of people from Germany. We also have a lot of German foreign exchange students here every year. They were my influence to go there.” Remington went through th...