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Junior Carson Thomas prepares to throw his frisbee at Disc Golf Club.

Disc Golf Club on par to stick around for years to come

Sarah Mayer, News Editor May 1, 2022

As warmer temperatures approach and going outside becomes a little more bearable, the Disc Golf Club is providing a new opportunity for beginner frisbee enthusiasts and pros alike.  The club began...

Ice cream sundaes with whipped cream, sprinkles and chocolate syrup.

Spring into summer with local ice cream shops

Violet Kemperman, Reporter March 24, 2022

After the long winter hibernation, shops like Skoops, Norm’s, and Pump House are open for business.  Skoops is a fast and efficient drive-thru ice cream shop, featuring the classic flurry with a...

The Science Olympiad team after their first place victory at regionals (Courtesy Morse).

State-bound Science Olympiad team clinches Regional Championship

Sarah Mayer, News Editor March 22, 2022

Over the weekend, the Science Olympiad team competed at Grand Valley State University and took the top spot as regional champions.  The team clutched first place in a variety of categories, as listed...

The drama department is hosting a rice krispy treat sale in order to help raise money for future shows.

Drama department to hold final rice krispy treat sale of the school year

Sydney Kroll, Reporter March 17, 2022

The drama department is hosting their final rice krispy treat sale of the school year. Each rice krispy treat costs $2 and will be sold on Friday, March 18 in the rotunda before and after school.  “People...

Sign up for the German American Virtual Exchange

Sign up for the German American Virtual Exchange

Violet Kemperman, Reporter March 15, 2022

In previous years, German and American students have done a program where Germans come to America for three weeks and then the American students do the same but in Germany.  Due to political unrest...

Swimmers line up before diving in and get ready to start the competition.

Boys swim and dive paddles to states

Violet Kemperman, Reporter March 11, 2022

Boys swimming and diving made a splash at the conference and plan to paddle their way to states. Seniors Colin Kelly, Zander White and Junior Ryne Van Andel all placed in the top eight in the finals....

Color Guard members perform at a home football game.

Color guard tryouts just around the corner

Violet Kemperman, Reporter March 11, 2022

Color Guard workshops start Monday, March 14 and 15, followed by auditions March 16th.  Color Guard is a choreographed performance group that performs dances and routines while spinning various equipment.  The...

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Large turn out of fans at the senior night game for both Buc teams. They wore neon to support Give and Glow. (photo by Emily Walcott)

Supportive Student Section

Caden Buller, Reporter March 11, 2022

The bustling gyms, the crazy themes, the chants and all the works the student section place in to support our basketball team has returned after a bizarre one and a half years off. Students have put in...

Science Olympiad team members practicing after school in preparation for next competition.

Science Olympiad team excels at invitational

Elena Yu, Reporter March 11, 2022

Science Olympiad competed in the Allendale High School Science Olympiad Invitational on Saturday, February 26. The team placed second out of 18 teams, with 15 students receiving medals or ribbons in 19...

The Give and Glow game will be taking place this Friday, Feb 25. The Bucs Care food pantry hopes to receive large amounts of donations.

Give and Glow basketball game

Sydney Kroll, Reporter February 23, 2022

WHAT: Bucs Care is hosting a food drive during the varsity basketball games on Friday. The theme for the games will be neon and anyone who donates will be given glowing bracelets, necklaces, and other...

STICKY NOTE: one of the many sticky notes put on lockers. This one says Never give up, you are loved, you are a gift to those around you. Words like these can really make a difference in many peoples lives.

DoRAK has created and placed sticky notes on lockers for kindness week

Misgana Deur, Life Editor February 17, 2022

The Dorak club has created and placed sticky notes on lockers for kindness week. Each sticky note says words of affirmation to make someone's day better.  “We do this to spread some kindness around...

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