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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 the 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. Withou...

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. Back in the fall of 2017, the City of Grand Haven came to Chris and K...

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...

The Little Mermaid Musical Preview

The Little Mermaid Musical Preview

Amelia Schincariol, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, News

Wanting to go under the sea this weekend? Make a splash at ‘The Little Mermaid’ at the high school on Nov. 9-10, 16-17 at 7 p.m.,  and a matinee show at 1 p.m. on Nov. 17. Junior Sam Korecki explains what happens behind the scenes. “The cast splits up into groups and work on choreography...

Senior Photos Deadline and Information

Senior Photos Deadline and Information

Mijan Ahmad Nizam, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Uncategorized

That time of year is just around the corner again. If you haven’t yet, now is the time to get your senior portraits taken. These senior photos are due no later than Feb. 1, 2019. Once you have received them, you can send them in one of two ways. The first is to email English teacher Brett Hershe...

Chemicals in elementary school water raises concern

Chemicals in elementary school water raises concern

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were found only in Robinson Elementary school last week in an annual test held by the Department of environmental quality. The concern, within the school district, is continuing work on the treatment of the water, with the school providing temporary bottled wat...

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