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Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Attorney General leads Freedom of Information Act seminar

Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under News

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


Filed under Health, News, Top Stories

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 have been cancelled because of ...

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, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Sports

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...

Snow days causing CHAOS

Snow days causing CHAOS

Caleb Berko, News editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

The number of snow days this semester has been unpredictable and the plethora of days away does not come without consequence. Each year the state allots six days to districts for weather related days off with the potential for three more. However, we have had 11 days off this semester. People...

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

This Saturday Dec. 15 marks a first for the Grand Haven High School Model United Nations team (GHMUN), as they hold their inaugural conference, specifically in the LGI and four pod 1 classrooms, against three local West Michigan teams - Grandville, Spring Lake and West Ottawa. As the Grand Haven...

Black Out

Paige Horist, Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

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Pool pump now broken

Pool pump now broken

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Briefs, News

The pool is closed for the week until further notice. Pool temperatures drop and water is left unfiltered as the heating unit and pool pump are now broken. The pump of any pool is the key to water circulation. It pushes water through the filter and back out through the main returns. Without this...

Raising awareness for water safety

Raising awareness for water safety

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the second year, The Tri Cities YMCA has recruited the outdoor ed class for a “Safety around water” program that the students teach to local elementary school kids. The instructors educate 205 kids from four schools around Ottawa County about the dangers of the lake and how to stay calm durin...

Reimagining the Station

Caleb Berko, News editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Photo

As young children scream, shout, and squirm through the newly-constructed Reimagination Station, Reimagine Co-Chair, Kristi Streng, cannot help but smile as she looks upon the topsi-turviness that has descended upon the station.

Cracking down on the F.D.A’s newfound vaping regulations

Cracking down on the F.D.A’s newfound vaping regulations

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

It all started out with a magical device that at first, had all kinds of different looks. Now, the most popular look is that similar to a flash drive. The e-cigarette was invented to help people of smoking age quit smoking. Recently, the use of these devices has become widely popular among minors. ...

GHHS Business department gains new tech tools for long-term marketing benefits

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Finance, News, Technology

New this year, the business department acquired a sublimation press and printer for production of apparel and gear to revamp the Buc Stop, as well as to design promotional high resolution photos and promotional items to market the in-school business. With these advanced tools, practically all f...