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Spanish classes creatively celebrate ‘Dia de Los Muertos’ with altar; festive dishes

Spanish classes creatively celebrate ‘Dia de Los Muertos’ with altar; festive dishes

Gesa Lange, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

Wednesday, Oct. 31 through Friday, Nov. 2, is “Dia de los Muertos”, the day of the dead. It is a holiday acknowledged in all spanish-speaking countries, but celebrated in Mexico. It is one of the countries most important holiday, while it is not religious but originates from indigenous people. “...

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 ...

Ferris St. closed through Nov. 2

Ferris St. closed through Nov. 2

Caleb Berko, News editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

Ferris St. is slated to be closed at the railroad crossing through the rest of this week due to the installation of new rails by the Michigan Shore Railroad. They estimate the project will take about a week from start to finish. Students and staff are advised to take necessary precautions such as leaving ea...

New Buc Stop Mario Kart tournament revs up for inaugural contest

New Buc Stop Mario Kart tournament revs up for inaugural contest

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Beginning on Monday, Oct. 29, the Buc Stop will be hosting a Mario Kart Tournament, which is a first for Grand Haven High School. Led by business department teacher Mr. Schriber, the tournament was first brainstormed from members of the Bucs Stop staff, in hopes of further promoting the school store. ...

Students start their own surf company

Students start their own surf company

Maddie Monroe and Nick Garvale

October 18, 2018


Filed under News

It’s 2 A.M. in the cold, first morning of October. Mason Mahacek, Kyle Eveland, and Nathan Wolfiss huddle in Wolfiss’s garage, all around a piece of curved foam that rests in the middle of the trio. They contemplate about what size to make the nose, how much rocker to have, and what bottom contou...

Youth Are Creative: Important Information

Nick Garvale, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Uncategorized

What:The Grand Haven Community Foundation will be hosting the “Youth are Creative” event to showcase local performances, art, and writing. The option to submit creative writing can be done anonymously and would be sat at the booths and tables around the cafe for the public to enjoy. Submissions fo...

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...

Girl Up 5k Preview

Girl Up 5k Preview

Caleb Berko, News editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Sports

The Girl Up clubs of Grand Haven High School and Spring Lake High School are planning a 5k to raise funds for their programs taking place on October 6 at 8:30 a.m. at the Spring Lake High School cross country course.   Registration costs and more information can be found here.   Junior Jal...

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

October 1, 2018


Filed under Finance, News, Opinion

Going into my final school year at Grand Haven, I’d always thought that taking Personal Finance was somewhat of a joke - no offense Mr. Smaka or Mr. Williams - but the rumor from class to class was that it was an easy math credit that appealed to colleges a little bit more than the Math & Games ...