The Bucs' Blade

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Emma Manzo

April 24, 2019

Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Health, News, Uncategorized

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

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Filed under Health, News

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

Filed under Health

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

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Elena Salik, Reporter

October 30, 2018

Filed under Briefs, Feature, Health, Uncategorized

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

Filed under Health, Photos

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

Healthy habits for a better lifestyle

Julia Drabczyk, Reporter

March 1, 2017

Filed under Health, Top Stories

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

Filed under Briefs, Health

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

Filed under Health, In-Depth, Top Stories

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...