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Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Orchestra holds Halloween concert

Gabriella Amores, Reporter

October 30, 2018

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 ...

Talent show roundup

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

February 16, 2018

Kaityln Sowles took home the gold medal in solo performance during the talent show on Jan. 30 for her act. Sowles is a big fan of contemporary dance and hip-hop mixture, allowing her control and creativity for her solo recommended by her teachers and choreographers. “My heart was racing,” Sowl...

Local Craft Show is a hit

Local Craft Show is a hit

Lucy Toppen, Reporter

December 13, 2017

White Pines Intermediate was bustling with holiday cheer this past Saturday Dec 9. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. local vendors marketed their goods to shoppers at the Happy Elves Craft Show. Items including jewelry, baked goods, decorative art, hand knit scarves and mittens, holiday decorations, candles, clothing an...

Art Prize 2016

Isabel Bird, Reporter

October 19, 2016

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Life in color

Life in color

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor

January 28, 2016

Sophomore Pearl Slayton was listening to the Steven Universe soundtrack when pink flashed in her mind. As the melody changed, sparks of emerald green and flecks of light blue began to blossom in her brain. Her attention to detail and color is hard to miss, but she has a deeper understanding than mos...

Illuminating Klemm

Illuminating Klemm

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor

January 26, 2016

I strolled into counselor Doug Klemm’s office and a beautiful landscape catches my eye. The clouds pop, as if they are moving. The brushstrokes in the intricate grass make it sway. Bright baby blue gives me a feeling of warmth. Klemm sits across from me with a heartfelt grin, ready to hear anythi...

Drawing her own world

Drawing her own world

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

March 23, 2015

In the back corner of A.P. Psychology, senior Anna Carmolli sits hunched with a pencil in her hand and her nose in a sketch book. She’s writing a diary. But it’s not your typical ‘pour your heart out’ one with a special little key. It’s daily happenings. It’s the ladybug that scuttled across...

Psychology auction raises money to buy track shoes

Psychology auction raises money to buy track shoes

Mike Michalski, News Editor

March 17, 2014

What started off as joke in Aaron Portenga’s Advanced Placement Psychology classes quickly turned into a fundraiser for students who wanted to run track but could not afford their own running shoes. To celebrate his wife Steffanie’s birthday (who also works in the building as a biology teacher) the ...

Opinion: Dancing through decades

Opinion: Dancing through decades

Sam Katt, Artist

February 11, 2014

Staff artist Sam Katt breaks down the dynamics of dance through the past few decades in his latest piece. (Click on the photo to see a larger version.)...