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Administration closes boys’ restrooms after vandalism

Administration closes boys’ restrooms after vandalism

Caleb Berko, News editor

April 29, 2019

All but one of the four boys restrooms in the academic pods will be closed during class time this upcoming week. Additional restrooms will be open during passing time to alleviate any traffic jams that only one open restroom may incur. Principal Tracy Wilson wrote in an email to parents and students t...

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Blade staff wins Spartan Award

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

April 23, 2019

The Bucs’ Blade staff won a Spartan Award at the spring Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) conference on April 23.  The three issues submitted received a score evaluation of 920/1000 points. Spartan Awards are distributed based on the score given by a judge who reviews eac...

Pool pump now broken

Pool pump now broken

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 28, 2018

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...

Students take a stand: The walks for Parkland

Students take a stand: The walks for Parkland

Maddie Brockmyre, Co-editor in chief

March 15, 2018

One month after the tragic Parkland shooting, students at Grand Haven and nationwide continued to foster conversation about school safety, bullying and guns while also honoring the 17 lives lost with walk-ins and walkouts. Organized by freshman Lexi Tater, junior Faith Stevens, sophomore Jackson Schult...

Day of Silence set for April 21

Isabel Bird, Reporter

April 20, 2017

What: The Day of Silence is a youth movement that brings awareness to the bullying that the LGBTQ community face across the nation. When: Friday, April 21, students can show their support and stand up for the LGBTQ community by wearing a special t-shirt and/or ribbon. How to get involv...

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

Four staff members reflect on Congressman’s town hall

March 9, 2017

Please note that the following opinions do not reflect the views or stances of the Bucs' Blade as a whole. Maddie Monroe - Reporter “If I was that much of a snowflake I wouldn’t be here.” One of the first statements made by Michigan representative Bill Huizenga at his town hall meeting on Mo...

Football hosts GR Union in Bucs’ Pride purple game

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

October 21, 2016

t: “All of the hard work I’ve put into football in the offseason and everything, it kinda sucks that this is gonna be the last time I get to put the pads on” Senior Adrian Nelson

EQUESTRIAN TEAM AIMS FOR ANOTHER TITLE

Anna Ackerman, Reporter

October 14, 2016

What: Seven riders, four days, countless hours and only one team can come out on top.  This weekend, the equestrian team will compete in class B hoping for a second straight state title. They will face strong competition from Traverse City St. Francis , Gull Lake and Berrien Springs.  For seniors Rya...

Early morning power outage questions answered

Early morning power outage questions answered

Maddie Brockmyre, Co-editor in chief

November 13, 2015

Around 9:00 a.m. today classrooms burst with an uproar as the lights and electricity go out. They flicker a few times and finally extinguish. Soon after, teachers gather in the halls to figure out what happened and students are left in their classrooms with little information given to them. Director of ...

Freshman drowns in bayou

Freshman drowns in bayou

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

January 13, 2015

Updated as of 10:58 p.m Tuesday Earlier tonight, a post was made to the Grand Haven Informed Facebook page to get the word out of a freshman who had gone missing in Grand Haven township. Carter Dyke, 14, left to go to Wesco around 3:15 p.m and had not returned home hours later. A search party was...

Senior parking closing

Senior parking closing

Connor Weber, Reporter

November 4, 2014

The parking lot will  look quite different starting Wednesday Nov. 5. With the beginning of our performing arts and athletic facility expansion projects, much of the student drop off lane, and a section of parking lot directly in front of the athletic entrance will be fenced off for the duration of...

Farley resigns to take job in Georgia

Adam Abraham and Brianna Moynihan

May 23, 2014

Farley held a team meeting this morning that was expected to be about summer schedules. However, players were shocked when Farley announced his resignation.