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Q&A with Principal Tracy Wilson about new E-Hall Passes starting tomorrow

Q&A with Principal Tracy Wilson about new E-Hall Passes starting tomorrow

Riley Vining and Peter Ver Duin January 18, 2023

Q: Why was the E-Hall pass instated? A:  We have some classrooms that don't use the passes, so we have kids in the hallway with no pass on. And it's hard to know where [students] are supposed to be....

A Class Divided: Students in Mrs. Deans room stand for the pledge while some of their peers remain seated.

Patriotism, protest or peer pressure?

Students have differing opinions on standing for pledge
Alexandra Bakker December 20, 2022

Every high school student knows the drill: zone out during morning announcements and wait for your cue to stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance. Some kids stand and say it enthusiastically while others...

The final dance of the production features the entire cast. “It’s really fun. There’s a lot of dancing and a lot of upbeat numbers. All of the characters are over the top and unique in their own way and it’s just a really entertaining show. - Student Director Junior Jordan Smaka

Grand Haven’s “Singin’ in the Rain”

Annabelle Waterman, Reporter November 17, 2022

What is it: Grand Haven High School is putting on its annual fall musical this weekend. This year they will be performing the 1950s musical, “Singin’ in the Rain.” The romantic comedy takes place...

Inductee Robert Monetza receives his award from principal Tracy Wilson.

Grand Haven honorees return home for Hall of Fame induction

Alexandra Bakker November 11, 2022

The Grand Haven Hall of Fame grew last Saturday when twelve honorees were inducted during the ceremony at Spring Lake Country Club. The Grand Haven Schools Foundation welcomed a total of 12 inductees under...

Parent-teacher conferences return in person after 2.5 years

Parent-teacher conferences return in person after 2.5 years

Alexandra Bakker October 30, 2022

Grand Haven parents and educators breathed a sigh of relief this week as conferences were able to take place face-to-face for the first time since the pandemic, which caused them to take place over the...

The Buc stop gets spooky

The Buc stop gets spooky

Sage Jarmosco, Reporter October 23, 2022

As Halloween rolls around the corner, The Buc Stop has planned fun activities for high schoolers. They include a drawing contest, witches hat ring toss, a candy corn jar guessing game, and a skull scavenger...

It’s bittersweet as Grand Haven residents recall what made Jumpin’ Java great.

“I’ve made a lot of cool memories. I love the atmosphere here, even if I’m on my own. -Connor Fleser

“It’s really accepting. You can be yourself here.” -Serena Mattone

Local coffee shop Jumpin’ Java announces close

Alexandra Bakker October 21, 2022

Grand Haven locals and coffee lovers alike are mourning the upcoming loss of Jumpin’ Java, a small family-owned cafe downtown.   The news came last week when the owner, Erin Lyon, officially...

Folklore danced preformed before presentations.

GHHS Hosts Multicultural Family Night

Kassity Perrault, Reporter October 21, 2022

Multicultural family night is held every year inviting families from different cultural backgrounds to come together at Grand Haven High School’s cafeteria and enjoy a provided dinner. This year it was...

First Priority is looking for new members

First Priority is looking for new members

Annabelle Waterman, Reporter October 21, 2022

First Priority is a student-led club that is intended to connect the church to school campuses all over the nation. It’s a place where members of the high school can come together and connect with one...

Medical Exploration Club begins yearly meetings

Medical Exploration Club begins yearly meetings

Alexandra Bakker October 13, 2022

The Medical Exploration club met Tuesday for a Q&A session with Dr. Amanda Rawson. The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss medical opportunities, meet professionals and conduct...

Grand Haven Robotics Team Culvers Night

Grand Haven Robotics Team Culver’s Night

Sage Jarmosco, Reporter October 12, 2022

WHAT IS ROBOTICS TEAM: Grand Haven robotics team competes in a robotic competition, beginning in January. Although the actual game of the year won't be revealed until then, the name of the game, “Charged...

Boomerang career day at GHHS

‘Boomerang’ career day at GHHS

Alexandra Bakker October 9, 2022

GHHS is hosting a “Boomerang” event with local businesses to shed some light on careers in Grand Haven. Students can interact with local business people about career and job opportunities, education...

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