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Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2019

A group of supportive fathers met in secret to recreate their daughters’ volleyball team photo, but  little did they know it would spike such a huge hit on social media.   The idea came into fruition during the Battle on the Boardwalk tournament when one of the dads made a joke about mak...

Local businesses still hiring

Local businesses still hiring

Emma Manzo

June 10, 2019

If you are late to the summer job hunting game or haven’t found the right opportunity yet, here are the top five jobs that are still available in Grand Haven. All these businesses are located downtown on Washington Street or along the pier. Each of these positions requires their own unique set of require...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

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...

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter

May 6, 2019

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the storefront which housed Coffee Grounds, tore down a few walls, and renovated it. The Side Bar is a pa...

Administration closes boys’ restrooms after vandalism

Administration closes boys’ restrooms after vandalism

Caleb Berko, News editor

April 29, 2019

All but one of the four boys restrooms in the academic pods will be closed during class time this upcoming week. Additional restrooms will be open during passing time to alleviate any traffic jams that only one open restroom may incur. Principal Tracy Wilson wrote in an email to parents and students t...

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Emma Manzo

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...

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2019

The Bucs’ Blade staff won a Spartan Award at the spring Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) conference on April 23.  The three issues submitted received a score evaluation of 920/1000 points. Spartan Awards are distributed based on the score given by a judge who reviews eac...

Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11 the Grand Haven Tribune and Michigan Press Association hosted a seminar at the Grand Haven Community Center for newly elected Attorney General Dana Nessel. The focus of the meeting was for Nessel to speak about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Open Meetings Act (OMA). ...

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

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, ...

Record-breaking season for girls basketball suffers harsh ending in district opener

Record-breaking season for girls basketball suffers harsh ending in district opener

Nick Twa, Business Manager

March 6, 2019

WHAT’S HAPPENING/WHAT IT MEANS: Grand Haven girls basketball took on Muskegon in district playoffs action, falling 52-47 in a hard-fought battle. The final seconds ticked off the clock as a few clutch free throws by Muskegon widened the lead just enough to seal the victory. This means that the senio...