Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Joe Stringer has worked with the technology department to retrofit the graphic design computers for esports. Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting the week of April 15.

Teacher Joe Stringer Brings Esports to GHHS

Peter Ver Duin, Editor April 15, 2024

Teacher Joe Stringer is putting together an esports team open to all students at GHHS. Due to the limited amount of practice devices, Stringer has picked 5 of the most popular titles at the collegiate...

Grand Havens FIRST Robotics competition robot gets prepared for travel to Saginaw.

FIRST Robotics heads to Saginaw Valley State University for State Finals

Reegan Cook, Reporter April 6, 2024

Grand Haven’s Robotics team will compete at the FIRST Robotics State Finals at Saginaw Valley State University over Spring Break. The competition starts on Thurs. April 4, and ends on Sat. April 6.  “This...

GOTAK prepares to perform at the American Legion.  Saint Patricks day is kind of our thing Melissa Meyers said to the crowd before starting.

GOTAK Performs Irish/Celtic Tunes at American Legion

Reegan Cook, Reporter March 18, 2024

GOTAK performed at the American Legion Post #28 to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day on Sunday, Mar. 17 .  Students decked out in their green gear and got to eat traditional Irish stew before performing.  Melissa...

The Spring Dance is a fun and exciting way for students to dress up and socialize with there peers. All funds made form the dance go to student senate for clubs, dances and on going projects.

Spring Dance on Mar.9, All Proceeds go to Student Senate Projects

C Kelly, Reporter March 1, 2024

The student senate organizes various events throughout the year, including the annual spring dance. One of their biggest projects is the adopted family program, where students use the funds raised from...

Money Soup setting up in the media center for their show in academy. The band is also recording in hopes of making it onto NPR.

Money Soup to Perform at GHHS

Peter Ver Duin, Editor February 9, 2024

Senior Robert Greene will be performing with his band Money Soup in the media center on Friday, Feb. 9 during academy. The show will feature six of the band's original songs although the set list was not...

Club supervisor Jason Klinger and his chosen team of 8 will be flying in to D.C Feb. 12 from Midway Airport.

Model United Nations goes to Washington D.C for four day competition

Taylor Pokorski, Reporter February 6, 2024

On Feb. 13 the Model United Nations club will be traveling to Washington D.C to participate in the North American Invitational Model United Nations, a series of competitions over four days hosted by Georgetown...

Senior Calvin Poll, playing his role 
 narrator in the The Grim Brother Spectaculathon. As the thespian prepare to take on the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic (MIFA) regionals.

The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon Performed by Grand Haven Thespians at Regionals, Qualifies for States

C Kelly, Reporter February 2, 2024

The Grim Brother Spectaculathon is a play the theater program has been working on since Christmas break. Rita McLary, director of theater, entered the program into the Michigan Interscholastic  Forensic...

Spirit week is a fun opportunity for students to get into the holiday spirit. This  brightens the mood in halls and ends the semester in a festive way.

Spirit Week

C Kelly, Reporter December 8, 2023

A tradition that has been going on for over 20 years, Spirit Week is a fun and exciting way to get students and staff in a cheerful spirit for the holidays. Each day leading up to Christmas break, there...

Students finish up the last touches of warping the gifts, preparing to deliver to each of the family they have adopted this year!

Adopt A Family

C Kelly, Reporter December 7, 2023

Student Senate spent the last week preparing for their Adopt a Family program which is a way to give back to the community by providing Christmas gifts to families in need. Sets of class representatives...

The donation table for Operation Santa Paws sits empty in the hallway outside room 3113. It waits for donations this holiday season.

Operation Santa Paws: Spreading Love and Joy this Holiday Season

Nathan Burns, Reporter December 1, 2023

Special education teacher and fundraiser organizer Joshua Wisenbaugh loves his pet dogs and his community. For the past five years, he has organized the Operation Santa Paws fundraiser, collecting resources...

Courtesy of: Alexandra Bakker

New Clubs at GHHS: S.A.F.E

Reegan Cook, Reporter November 29, 2023

A brand new club has started this year, the S.A.F.E. club. (Students Against Firearms in Education) “Gun violence is a big problem in the U.S. and I founded this club on the belief that no one should...

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