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Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit you well,” counselor Steve Evink said. If unable to visit colleges on your own, students can s...

Future Buccaneers to be featured alongside dance team Friday night

Future Buccaneers to be featured alongside dance team Friday night

Camille Berko and Mike Baldus

October 17, 2019

The Grand Haven dance team will be performing with kids in kindergarten through 6th grade during the halftime of the Friday, October 18 home football game.  The event is part of the youth night that is going on at the game. Young football players and dancers will be a part of the activities to see w...

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The dance team and Gavin Hubner are performing at the 2nd annual inclusion talent show for students with special needs and autism during third hour on Friday Oct. 18 in the Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by Jeremy Wiebenga.  “We still want to showcase their special talents and this give...

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

October 17, 2019

What Happened: Choir had its first concert on Monday at the high school in the Performing Arts Center. Each choir took turns performing a couple of songs and then returning to the audience to watch the other choirs. They started the concert off with the song "Your Soul is Song". Also, "I Sing Because I...

Boys and girls cross country teams prepare for conference championship meet

Boys and girls cross country teams prepare for conference championship meet

Grace Montgomery, Reporter

October 16, 2019

The boys and girls cross country teams will travel to Riverside Park at 4 p.m. for the conference championships on Thursday, October 17. The boys are currently ranked 4th and the girls are ranked 5th in the O-K Red Conference. “Our goal is really to get as many guys in all conference as we possibly ca...

League of Women’s Voters assists in registering new voters

League of Women’s Voters assists in registering new voters

Jacob Welch, Reporter

October 14, 2019

The Grand Haven League of Women’s Voter Chapter hosted a voter eligibility sign-up Friday, Oct. 11 to help enfranchise 18 and older high schoolers to represent themselves in the ballot box.  “League members will assist high school students to navigate the process of registering to vote,” Pre...

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 11, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The varsity football team beat Caledonia 34-27 tonight in an intense Homecoming game. The score was tied up 27-27 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but senior Connor Worthington carried the ball into the end-zone with a few minutes left, securing a win for the Bucs.   ...

Boys golf team holds annual 100 hole golf marathon

Boys golf team holds annual 100 hole golf marathon

Brendan Vander Meer

October 7, 2019

The boys golf team recently held their annual 100 hole golf marathon fundraiser at the West Ottawa golf course. “The fundraiser helps pay for our winter golf room at White Pines as well as new apparel,” coach Taylor Schriber said. “If the kids raised a certain amount they get 20% back to them...

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Hudsonville in close match

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Hudsonville in close match

Grace Montgomery, Reporter

October 4, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: The girls varsity volleyball team lost to Hudsonville in four sets on Thursday, October 3. They started strong in the first set winning 25-17. But, were unable to pull through. They dropped the next three sets 23-25, 21-25 and 16-25. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN: Grand Haven’s loss ...