The Bucs' Blade

Worst ending to “The end of the F***ing world”

Worst ending to

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 26, 2019

  As it is said all good things must come to an end and the sequel to anything usually sucks. Maybe that’s not exactly how it is said but the message still holds truth. The show End of the F***ing world was no exception. To say that season two was a disappointment is an understatement.   The...

Steering toward the future

Laura Knochenhauer works on the interior of her family's bus. Right now it appears to be nothing more than plywood and tape, but soon it will be a fully functioning family home.

Emma Manzo, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The sun rises over an off-white school bus, its energy absorbed by the solar panels on the roof. This electricity allows the bus’ owner, science teacher Laura Knochenhauer,  to switch on the light inside. Throwing on her coat she steps outside into the brisk morning air with her poodle Winnie. ...

Reilly Swierbut committed to Parkland College

Reilly Swierbut has made the decision to continue her volleyball career at Parkland College. (Photo courtesy of Reilly Swierbut)

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Senior Reilly Swierbut has made the decision to continue her volleyball career at Parkland College. She said the decision was hard at first, but she knows that Parkland College is the right choice for her.  “When I went on my first visit the atmosphere was just what I was looking for,” Swierbu...

New yoyo club created by Gavin Hubner

New yoyo club created by Gavin Hubner

Cameron March, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Sophomore Gavin Hubner is a yo-yoist. And he’s pretty good at it, so good as a matter of fact that he has won national awards.  Hubner now hopes to reach out to his fellow classmates by attempting to teach other students to use the yo-yo, as well as new tricks.  He plans to hold meetings s...

Catalina officers start practices for this year’s show

Catalina officers start practices for this year's show

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The officers do a lot and that includes picking out songs that fit the theme for their show. The theme has to work for everyone and they have to make sure that their dances don’t look too similar.  “Everything that is the Catalina show we have to organize,” officer Ellary Bylsma said. “T...

Learning walks show parents high school experience

Chelsea Bender assists students with a lab in her chemistry classroom

Emma Manzo, Reporter

November 7, 2019

WHAT'S THE STORY? Principal Tracy Wilson has several upcoming learning walks for parents to observe what high school is like for their students on Wednesday Nov. 19 from 1p.m. to the end of the day, Dec. six at 9a.m. and Dec. 16 at 10a.m. The experience usually lasts an hour and a half depending on...

Blade staff heads to fall MIPA

Blade staff heads to fall MIPA

Blade Staff

November 1, 2019

Yesterday Grand Haven High School’s student publication, The Bucs’ Blade, went to Lansing for a conference where they had the opportunity to sit in on learning sessions with the goal of learning new techniques for journalism.  “It’s about giving reporters the chance to learn new tools and t...

October is a month of kindness

Pictured above is a newspaper clipping after Adam Provencal's death in 1992. (Photo courtesy of Lara Capuano)

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Adams Acts are a recurring topic that is brought up every October at Grand Haven High School.  “It’s a good time for us to be able to have this kind of reflection where we need to be good to each other,” mathematics teacher Joe Nelson said. Adams Acts aren’t just for remembering Adam Prov...

Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Senior Cal Coyne grins as he walks up on stage while the audience sings to him on his 18th birthday.

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Jeremy Wiebenga held the 2nd annual special education inclusion talent show during third hour on Oct. 18. The audience was enthusiastic and supportive; they cheered, clapped, even waved 10 signs. The performances ranged from dancing and singing to comedy and an artwork display. “It was super cute,...

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The dance team and Gavin Hubner are performing at the 2nd annual inclusion talent show for students with special needs and autism during third hour on Friday Oct. 18 in the Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by Jeremy Wiebenga.  “We still want to showcase their special talents and this give...

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

All the choirs gathered on the stage to sing three songs together for the grand finale.

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

October 17, 2019

What Happened: Choir had its first concert on Monday at the high school in the Performing Arts Center. Each choir took turns performing a couple of songs and then returning to the audience to watch the other choirs. They started the concert off with the song "Your Soul is Song". Also, "I Sing Because I...

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 11, 2019

It is not every day you meet someone who is a state trivia champion and describes himself as a fantasy sports god, but GHHS now has John Josephson in its midst. After dropping out of MSU law school, Josephson decided to return to GVSU to pursue his dream of teaching. “I just thought, I need to do something th...