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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, as well as the other basic ingredients such as tomatoes, lettuce, ketchup, mustard, basically any...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Nick reviewing the  menu in the colorful shop.

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 to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

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

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 school kids to have the opportunity to give and to see how cool it is to help other people, but do...

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

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

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 and numerous local blood drives taking place in schools and churches to be cancelled. Consequently, ...

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

Six simple ways to simmer down seasonal depression

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 way to meditate. Meditation is the simple act of thought watching. It works a lot like people watching. I...

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Step four: Perform one push-up.

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 continuously over the span of 30 days to create a habit and build strength. As the exercise becomes...

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 yoga session with an energizing tea, and a nutritional shake. You’ll have the energy you need and feel great by the time you leave....

Healthy habits for a better lifestyle

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

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, carbs, and anything she can find that powers her throughout the day. However, this has not been a l...

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 sanitizer. Keeping hands clean is a number one tip and the most effective way to avoid getting si...

In-Depth: Drinking at GHHS

In-Depth: Drinking at GHHS

November 21, 2013

Based on a nationwide survey of over 16,000 seniors collected between 2005 and 2011, results also showed several trends in specific demographics. Students of white ethnicity had significantly high levels of extreme binge drinking; teens in the Midwest were more likely to engage in extreme binge drinkin...