The Bucs' Blade

Who are the Glass Animals?

Ben Pease, Reporter

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 Gooey, Season 2 Episode 3 and Pork Soda.  Each one of the band’s songs is unique in its own way. In th...

Senior discovers passion for video

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.”

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 Arena chatting with his coworkers cheerfully as he sets up his equipment. The stadium is empty, the L...

What’s up with the 12th Buc?

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.”

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 who stomp their feet on the North side of the bleachers every game, they’re the ones shouting (a...

What’s in it for Student Senate?

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.

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 then you look around and you realize something. It’s homecoming week.  Then there’s event...

Future Buccaneers to be featured alongside dance team Friday night

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

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 is going on at the game. Young football players and dancers will be a part of the activities to see w...

Boys water polo loses to Hudsonville at Bucs Pride game

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

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 name, honoring those who had the disease. “It's a learning experience to actually play with ...

Sophomore graced with the gift of yoga

Sophomore Grace Rieger reaches her arm in the air during a session of the

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 12, 2018

Inhaling deeply, sophomore Grace Rieger steps off of her mat and onto the cold floor in the Lakeshore Yoga studio. As she collects her gear, a feeling of content washes over her. Surrounded by her peers, all in a positive mood, she can’t help but feel the same way. This “after-yoga” feeling is con...

Building connections through music

Junior Keegan Young plays his cello in the practice room  during lunch. He finds cello the best instrument to connect with people because its range resembles the human voice. Young finds it important to connect with people through his music and is always trying to find more ways to connect with the audience.

Mercedes Mancilla, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Junior Keegan Young pulls down the endpin of his cello and the mood of the room changes. His hands glide over the neck and upon the tuning pegs as he starts plucking strings. The sound of sharp pizzicato echoes off the walls and the audience leans closer into the instrument just to feel the resonating sou...

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Step four: Perform one push-up.

Elena Salik, Reporter

October 30, 2018

The burpee is an exercise that works your quads, calves, pecs and builds your core strength. Every morning, you can start by doing intervals of 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Repeat this continuously over the span of 30 days to create a habit and build strength. As the exercise becomes...