Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

A Class Divided: Students in Mrs. Deans room stand for the pledge while some of their peers remain seated.

Patriotism, protest or peer pressure?

Alexandra Bakker December 20, 2022

Every high school student knows the drill: zone out during morning announcements and wait for your cue to stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance. Some kids stand and say it enthusiastically while others...

Inductee Robert Monetza receives his award from principal Tracy Wilson.

Grand Haven honorees return home for Hall of Fame induction

Alexandra Bakker November 11, 2022

The Grand Haven Hall of Fame grew last Saturday when twelve honorees were inducted during the ceremony at Spring Lake Country Club. The Grand Haven Schools Foundation welcomed a total of 12 inductees under...

Football defeats West Ottawa

Football defeats West Ottawa

Jacob Welch, Reporter September 18, 2021

Who are the Glass Animals?

Ben Pease, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 27, 2020

The psychedelic indie band has been making music since early 2012. The group is made up of Dave Bayley, Joe Seaward, Ed Irwin-Singer, and Drew MacFarlane.  Together, they create hit songs such as...

Senior Oscar Sipe adjusts the camera as he films the announcements for the Lumberjacks hockey game. “Kids our age, their first job is like going to McDonald’s or Wendy’s, my first job is doing drum gigs and filming hockey teams,” Sipe said. “Life, it’ll do what it will and it’ll set me on the path but so far this seems to be the path that I am enjoying and getting paid for, so it seems like a good option.”

Senior discovers passion for video

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 5, 2019

Senior Oscar Sipe never goes home. It’s 4:00 p.m. on a recent Friday night and Sipe isn’t out with his friends or unwinding at home like most high schoolers. No, you can find him at the LC Walker...

Leaders try to engage all members of the section. Senior Carter Prieditis holds a sign letting students know what they’re all about. “The section’s purpose is to encourage the players,
especially when they need it the most,” Bremmer said. “But also to show some spirit, show some student pride, and kind of just let the opposing team know what we’re all about.”

What’s up with the 12th Buc?

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor November 9, 2019

Year after year, the student section is the source of energy and excitement for our football, soccer, basketball, and numerous other sports teams.  They show up and bring the heat. They’re the ones...

SENATE SETUP: Senior senate member Hannah Brackenbury along with senior Paige Beland make a homecoming poster to go along with the other decorations spread out between the pods. This is a yearly tradition where the different graduating classes decorate a designated pair of pods with hopes to gain bragging rights over the other classes and Student Senate as a whole.

What’s in it for Student Senate?

Nick Twa, Business Manager October 28, 2019

You walk into school and you see decorations strewn about the different pods. Many different colors and patterns, but all following one specific theme. These decorations may seem out of the ordinary, but...

The GHHS Dance Team begins their performance on Friday, August 29th at halftime of the football game.

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...


Marching band members create strong community

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 11, 2019

Senior Nick Wilson gets set up to pass the ball during the game against Hudsonville on Sept. 25.

Boys water polo loses to Hudsonville at Bucs Pride game

Jacob Welch, Reporter September 26, 2019

The boys water polo team lost the Sept. 25 game against Hudsonville with a final score of 4 - 14. The Grand Haven team wore purple Bucs Pride shirts for cancer recognition and all players had a special...

Boys varsity soccer team beats Spring Lake

Boys varsity soccer team beats Spring Lake

Addy Wachter, Photo Editor September 11, 2019

Winter wardrobe

What to wear this winter

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 20, 2018

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