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Blade staff attends spring MIPA conference

Blade staff attends spring MIPA conference

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Bucs’ Blade staff attended the Spring Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) Conference at the Lansing Center on April 23.   The staff won a Spartan Award with a score evaluation of 920/1000 points. Spartan Awards are distributed based on the score given by a judge who reviews...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Gabriella Amores, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Monsters, Ghouls, Flutes, and bassoons? If you enjoy both music and Halloween, you should know about Grand Haven High School’s upcoming 2018 Orchestra Halloween Concert, on October 30th, this Tuesday at 7:00 in the Performing Arts Center. Enjoy the non-traditional orchestra production where performers ...

Girls golf finishes off jamboree before regionals

Girls golf finishes off jamboree before regionals

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports

WHAT HAPPENED: The Buccaneers played in their home jamboree on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Grand Haven Golf Course, finishing their last match preparing for the postseason. The Lady Bucs ended up in third place, with Hudsonville finishing first with a combined score of 159 and Caledonia coming behind the...

Bucs tennis takes care of GRCC and Whitehall in home meet

Bucs tennis takes care of GRCC and Whitehall in home meet

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

WHAT HAPPENED: The Grand Haven boys varsity tennis team hosted a home Tri-match on Wednesday, Oct. 3, playing against Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Whitehall. The Bucs defeated both teams in a lopsided event, 6-2 and 5-3 respectively. WHAT IT MEANS: The squad won an important match befor...

Bucs volleyball starts strong but can’t finish against talented Rockford squad

Bucs volleyball starts strong but can’t finish against talented Rockford squad

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Sports, Top Stories

What Happened: On Tuesday, the Buccaneers varsity volleyball team faced yet another tough road test in the O-K Red conference: the Rockford Rams. Coming out hot in the first set winning 25-22, the Bucs dropped the next three sets 25-17, 25-21 and 25-18 against a dominant Rockford team. What It Mea...

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Bucs Volleyball falls to Caledonia due to inconsistency

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Sports

What Happened: The Bucs trekked to Caledonia to face the Fighting Scots in a crucial conference matchup. After losing all three sets, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21 the Bucs fell to 25-11-2. Inconsistency in all aspects of the game meant the squad was constantly fighting an uphill battle, which proved to be t...