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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...

Student Recycling in the Community

Student Recycling in the Community

Cameron March, Reporter

December 16, 2019

  The Chemistry teacher Mr. Newton had taken his first 2 hours to meet with the businesses around the local area.  They had met with a representative from Republic trash, Holland energy park, and The new Health Pointe in Grand Haven.  They had discussed the trash that they deal with ...

Senior discovers passion for video

Senior discovers passion for video

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 5, 2019

Senior Oscar Sipe never goes home. It’s 4:00 p.m. on a recent Friday night and Sipe isn’t out with his friends or unwinding at home like most high schoolers. No, you can find him at the LC Walker Arena chatting with his coworkers cheerfully as he sets up his equipment. The stadium is empty, the L...

From polka dots to condo complexes

From polka dots to condo complexes

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

November 26, 2019

As you drive through downtown Grand Haven, you may notice the number of iconic buildings or the small mom-and-pop shops scattered throughout the town. Maybe even the compact white building with polka-dots on the corner of Harbor and Lafayette with the triangular sign atop the roof with block lettering t...

Steering toward the future

Steering toward the future

Emma Manzo, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The sun rises over an off-white school bus, its energy absorbed by the solar panels on the roof. This electricity allows the bus’ owner, science teacher Laura Knochenhauer,  to switch on the light inside. Throwing on her coat she steps outside into the brisk morning air with her poodle Winnie. ...

Sophomore expresses personality through writing

Sophomore expresses personality through writing

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

November 9, 2019

Modestly strutting down the halls at school, sophomore Tate Zellman makes sure to connect with someone every day. He asks a friend how they’re doing and says hello to a stranger. This is the nature of Zellman’s personality.  So it comes as no surprise when Zellman published his first novel, he dec...

Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Jeremy Wiebenga held the 2nd annual special education inclusion talent show during third hour on Oct. 18. The audience was enthusiastic and supportive; they cheered, clapped, even waved 10 signs. The performances ranged from dancing and singing to comedy and an artwork display. “It was super cute,...

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit you well,” counselor Steve Evink said. If unable to visit colleges on your own, students can s...

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The dance team and Gavin Hubner are performing at the 2nd annual inclusion talent show for students with special needs and autism during third hour on Friday Oct. 18 in the Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by Jeremy Wiebenga.  “We still want to showcase their special talents and this give...

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 11, 2019

It is not every day you meet someone who is a state trivia champion and describes himself as a fantasy sports god, but GHHS now has John Josephson in its midst. After dropping out of MSU law school, Josephson decided to return to GVSU to pursue his dream of teaching. “I just thought, I need to do something th...