The Bucs' Blade

Impact program provides opportunites

Impact program provides opportunites

Carlos Rappleye, Photo editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Lisa Cober found herself leaving her home with a backpack for herself and two for her kids. She was equipped with clothes, school supplies and food. But when she arrived at a homeless shelter, she realized the had forgotten a little acknowledged necessity. “We didn’t have any shampoo, conditioner...

GrandHaven360 is hit or miss

GrandHaven360 is hit or miss

Al Bishop, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Every two weeks school improvement introduces a new topic that the whole school must cover. These topics can now be implemented with this new program, GrandHaven360. But it doesn’t seem to be an adored concept. Many people have asked ‘Is it really going to help the school?’ “It was stupid....

Adaptive arts program demonstrates creativity around school

Adaptive arts program demonstrates creativity around school

Lucy Toppen, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, News, Top Stories

The brightly colored human figures pasted up in the hallways recently are a part of an art project by the adaptive arts program inspired by the work of Keith Haring. Keith Haring is well known for his bold and colorful artwork which depicted shapes of humans with expressive lines to show their mo...

Lakeshore Leadership Group connects with local entrepreneur

Lakeshore Leadership Group connects with local entrepreneur

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Feature, News

The Lakeshore Leadership Connections group met on Thursday Oct. 26, at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum eager to learn about the importance of leadership through the perspective of one of Grand Haven’s most successful entrepreneurs, Kelly Larson the owner of Sweet Temptations and multiple other locations. ...

Hurricanes aftermath and donation support centers available

Hurricanes aftermath and donation support centers available

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 featured several strong hurricanes. Harvey and Irma hurricanes hitting the southern part of the United States, with hurricane Maria pounding the Caribbean region shortly after. Harvey made landfall on August 26 and brought catastrophic floods with 43 inches o...

Morning accident in school parking lot, Devries reminds students to drive safely

Morning accident in school parking lot, Devries reminds students to drive safely

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News, Top Stories

A three car accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 4 in the school parking lot.  “It appears that one of our students was heading into school and was trying to make a left hand turn into the parking lot…[the individual] did not see the vehicle coming in the opposite direction, he pulled ou...

Homecoming week leaves students filled with spirit

Homecoming week leaves students filled with spirit

Maddie Monroe, Editor in Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Photos, Top Stories

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Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Dagorhir: A look into Grand Haven’s sword-fighting club

Maddie Monroe, Alexis VanSingel, and Maddie Brockmyre

June 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Video

https://youtu.be/Q8h_Cz3bIKU Dagorhir, or Dag for short, is a club where members fight each other with weapons such as swords, axes, or shields. Throughout the year, members geared up to battle every Wednesday after school. Junior Justin Beck took over the role as club captain after his predec...