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West plunges into spiritual failure

West plunges into spiritual  failure

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter

November 26, 2019

Kanye West's new album, Jesus is King, is a disappointing release. Not only did it lack culture but it was a completely new genre of music and appeal for his household name.  Kaynes fame started from being such an “out there” artist, not restraining how he felt, and speaking his mind like he did...

GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Grand Haven High School partnered with a few different organizations through the Ottawa Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (OSAPC) and was able to work and prevent the use of teen substance abuse.  “It’s not just for vaping,” deputy Jake Mackeller said. “It’s for any substance, but vaping se...

Student of the month Jack Timmer

Student of the month Jack Timmer

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Senior Jack Timmer was awarded Rotary Student of the Month for the month of October along with senior Olivia Striegle.  “I was very honored,” Timmer said. “It felt really cool to be a part of this and to be recognized by everybody.” Timmer was accompanied by teacher Angel Dean, who was...

Student of the month Olivia Striegle

Student of the month Olivia Striegle

Cameron March, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Senior Olivia Striegle received the Rotary student of the month award on Oct. 9 along with senior Jack Timmer. Striegle is ranked fourth in the senior class and Timmer is ranked third.  “I was pretty surprised and really excited. It's a huge honor. I didn't really realize like, what it meant until I...

Wildlife biology dissection

Wildlife biology dissection

Grace Ostric, Reporter

November 11, 2019

  Teacher Roger Glass’ wildlife biology class dissected yellow perch during class on Monday, Nov. 11.  Following a series of steps and diagrams in a packet, groups of students cut the fish apart piece by piece. The fish were soaked in chemicals, so they had very little bacteria and were clean en...

What’s up with the 12th Buc?

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

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit you well,” counselor Steve Evink said. If unable to visit colleges on your own, students can s...

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 11, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The varsity football team beat Caledonia 34-27 tonight in an intense Homecoming game. The score was tied up 27-27 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but senior Connor Worthington carried the ball into the end-zone with a few minutes left, securing a win for the Bucs.   ...

Boys water polo loses to Hudsonville at Bucs Pride game

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

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Alexis Tater and Nick Rice

May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying to be able to walk into a place for once that was welcoming, along with containing a variety of differ...