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Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 31, 2021

All spring sports are now required to have COVID-19 testing done every Sunday starting Apr. 11. Different sports will have a certain time to meet between 2:00-8:00 p.m. “We didn’t have a season...

ON DISPLAY: Student's ceramic artwork is displayed in the showcases in the first floor main hallway.

Main hallway showcases new student artwork

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 26, 2021

New ceramic pieces have been put up in the main hallway display cases. The ceramic pieces will be kept up longer this semester due to art teacher Irene Sipe having a huge semester of ceramic classes. “I...

FILMING: Senior Zachary Whitaker peers through the lens of a GHTV video camera in the studio.

GHTV makes sports games easy to watch at home amidst spectator restrictions

Camille Berko, Managing Editor for Content March 25, 2021

Due to new spectator limits put on sporting events, GHTV has been working hard throughout the school year to make games more widely accessible through live streaming.  In the fall they focused mostly...

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 16, 2021

Parent-teacher conferences are to be held Thursday, Mar. 18 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. through Google Meet or over the phone due to COVID-19. Parents can sign up for a time slot to meet with teachers through...

Junior Ashton Lepo verbally commits to Michigan State for football

Junior Ashton Lepo verbally commits to Michigan State for football

3 star recruit makes announcement to join State team in 2022
Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief March 12, 2021

On Friday, March 12, junior Ashton Lepo decided to continue his athletic career as a lineman at Michigan State University. This announcement came three days after Lepo had narrowed down his top choices...

GROUNDWATER DISPLAY: Vlietstra shows students how water moves in different types of soil in his groundwater display. “I think it’s a class environment thing,” Vlietstra said. “I think they enjoy the fact that it's loose and not super serious all the time. Science can be hard, but it’s also something we can relax about and enjoy the classroom.”

Science teacher Nick Vlietstra named staff pick for March

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 12, 2021

Students voted last week for ‘staff pick of the month' and chose Earth Science teacher Nick Vlietstra.  They were given access to a Google Form with all staff members' names. Students voted for who...

Pictured above are some of Jon VanOss's personal picks for essential records.

Essential records for the vinyl enthusiast

Mike Baldus, Reporter March 6, 2021

Owner of the local record shop, Off The Record, Jon VanOss, gives his educated opinion on essential records for the vinyl enthusiast.  These selections are based on a number of factors, such as popularity,...

PIN THE NEEDLE ON THE SHEEP'S BRAIN: Junior Syler Covelli places a pin into the designated spot on the sheep's brain.

Anatomy class dissects sheep brains

Nick Miller, Reporter March 5, 2021

Anatomy teacher Todd Diederichsen’s anatomy class took part in a dissection of a sheep’s brain on Wednesday, Mar 3. Each student was placed into groups of two or three and given half of a sheep’s...

Unless planned in advance, snow days will remain a day of no work

Unless planned in advance, snow days will remain a day of no work

Nick Miller, Reporter March 5, 2021

INTRO We have all experienced a snow day in our lifetime. We all yearn for a snow day the night before. We all dread the feeling of waking up only to meet the disappointing truth of no canceled school....

Scott at last year's Model UN conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Senior Gabby Scott named best delegate at Model UN conference

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 5, 2021

Senior Gabby Scott placed first in her committee as best delegate at the University of Michigan Conference for Model UN Feb. 20-21. Scott was a part of the Security Council representing China.  “I...

COVID-19 will not affect snow days at Grand Haven High School.

COVID-19 has not affected snow day policies

Megan Voorhees, Reporter March 3, 2021

Snow day policies will not be affected because of COVID-19. Deciding if the roads are not driveable hasn’t changed at all for superintendent Andy Ingall.  Students are concerned about more school...

Spring sports event roundup

Spring sports starting

Misgana Deur, Reporter March 3, 2021

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