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Spanish teachers take students to Spain

Spanish teachers take students to Spain

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

November 18, 2019

Spanish teachers Lauren Hamberg and Penney Johnson have been planning a trip to Spain in the year 2020 since winter of 2018. “Mrs. Johnson has been wanting to do a trip for a long time,” Hamberg said. “We figured Spain would be a good option for students because its safe, but also gets a lot...

Penny Wars, a friendly competition

Penny Wars, a friendly competition

Grace Montgomery, Reporter

November 16, 2019

Team GH split into committees earlier this fall to maximize their efficiency and accomplish more. The Outreach committee set up the annual competition we all love, Penny Wars, with the goal of reaching out. It will begin on Monday, Nov. 18 and end on Thursday, Nov. 22. “With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, ou...

Preview to Science Olympiad season

Preview to Science Olympiad season

Mike Baldus, Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Science Olympiad open house for freshmen will take place on Tuesday, Nov.19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lakeshore Middle School Auditorium. The 2019-20 season will feature the freshman as leaders for middle schoolers and intermediate schoolers. The goal of the year is to work as a team. “The middle...

Noah Bachmann receives third consecutive all state title

Noah Bachmann receives third consecutive all state title

Brendan VanderMeer

November 13, 2019

Senior tennis player and team captain Noah Bachmann, recently received his third consecutive all state title. “I’ve been working so hard for so long for basically this moment,” Bachmann said. “It’s also very stressful because it all comes down to that and if you mess up it’s not good....

GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Grand Haven High School partnered with a few different organizations through the Ottawa Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (OSAPC) and was able to work and prevent the use of teen substance abuse.  “It’s not just for vaping,” deputy Jake Mackeller said. “It’s for any substance, but vaping se...

Senior competes at state cross country meet

Senior competes at state cross country meet

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor

November 12, 2019

Senior Carter Larned made it to the state cross country meet. Even though it was his first year running cross country in high school, he was the only one in the program to make it to the state meet this year. Larned ran a 16:33 on a muddy course on a windy day, placing 77th in D1 in the state of Mich...

Wildlife biology dissection

Wildlife biology dissection

Grace Ostric, Reporter

November 11, 2019

  Teacher Roger Glass’ wildlife biology class dissected yellow perch during class on Monday, Nov. 11.  Following a series of steps and diagrams in a packet, groups of students cut the fish apart piece by piece. The fish were soaked in chemicals, so they had very little bacteria and were clean en...

Inductees honored at Hall of Fame ceremony

Inductees honored at Hall of Fame ceremony

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

November 10, 2019

Attendees consisted of teachers, members of administration, retired staff and overall supporters of the inductees.   All of the 13 inductees fit into one of five pillars, including arts, athletics, career, service and honorary.   Each inductee gave a speech when called to the podium. Joh...

Girls rugby will compete for 3rd place in states

Girls rugby will compete for 3rd place in states

Grace Montgomery, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The girls rugby team will travel to Grandville to compete against Berkley for 3rd place in states on Sunday, Nov. 10. It will be an emotional night for the team because it is their last game of the season. “We are hoping that we can take home 3rd in the state like we have for the past several ye...