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Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 31, 2021

All spring sports are now required to have COVID-19 testing done every Sunday starting Apr. 11. Different sports will have a certain time to meet between 2:00-8:00 p.m. “We didn’t have a season...

GREENHOUSE GOD: Glass shows different types of plants that students are growing in his Greenhouse Biology class whether it may be different types of vegetables or houseplants.

Science teacher creates change in everyday lives

Science teacher Roger Glass leaves an impact on those around him creating an approachable atmosphere
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 18, 2021

Laughter fills the air as science teacher Roger Glass struggles to spit out his famous fish story while he gags on his words. He pauses from time to time to keep himself from vomiting like he’s...

A FOOT ABOVE: Keefe gets her hands on the basketball as Hudsonville point guard goes up for the shot. Even at 5'8

Sole senior Avery Keefe sets example for entire basketball program

Humble leader develops quiet shot and will leave legacy on court for years to come
Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief March 18, 2021

Intermittent squeaks of shoes on the shiny hardwood floor, the overpowering sound of Lil’ Wayne’s “Uproar” blasting through the loudspeaker and harsh iridescent lights overwhelm the senses when...

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 16, 2021

Parent-teacher conferences are to be held Thursday, Mar. 18 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. through Google Meet or over the phone due to COVID-19. Parents can sign up for a time slot to meet with teachers through...

Scott at last year's Model UN conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Senior Gabby Scott named best delegate at Model UN conference

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 5, 2021

Senior Gabby Scott placed first in her committee as best delegate at the University of Michigan Conference for Model UN Feb. 20-21. Scott was a part of the Security Council representing China.  “I...

COVID-19 will not affect snow days at Grand Haven High School.

COVID-19 has not affected snow day policies

Megan Voorhees, Reporter March 3, 2021

Snow day policies will not be affected because of COVID-19. Deciding if the roads are not driveable hasn’t changed at all for superintendent Andy Ingall.  Students are concerned about more school...

Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments

Paraprofessional Mike Feasby helps staff find vaccination appointments

When paraprofessional Mike Feasby heard that it might take a while to get his COVID-19 vaccine through the school he started looking into quicker options. He came up empty-handed until noticing a Facebook...

MEETING ONE: Junior Grace Montgomery, freshman Izzy Whittaker, sophomore Kaitlyn Wilkie and sophomore Emma Arsnoe meet during B lunch on Feb. 18 in Smaka’s classroom to read passages about leadership to improve their leadership skills in volleyball. “I think leadership is something that is learned, it’s not something that is just naturally done,” Smaka said.

Leadership book club open to volleyball program

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 23, 2021

Volleyball coach Aaron Smaka has started a book club for the fourth time in his career for volleyball players interested in improving their leadership skills. Meetings take place once a week for five...

MATH MASTER: Math lab supervisor Jeanne Sherman helps a student with their math work.

Math lab open for students seeking help

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 3, 2021

Math lab supervisor Jeanne Sherman is available in the math lab from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Sherman is available for anyone who needs extra help with their math work in pod six.  “It’s...

TYPING: Lundvick types up an email to send to a staff member.  He has his tablet next to him if needed plus his walkie talkie on if he needs to be reached by another staff member or student.

Paraprofessional stands out among students

Paraprofessional Mark Lundvick leaves an impact on every student he meets
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor December 8, 2020

Paraprofessional Mark Lundvick watches students as they file into the fieldhouse, carefully checking to see if they are wearing their lanyard with ID attached around their neck. As he walks around,...

PANTRY: Walls are filled with different items that have been donated to the Bucs' Care Food Pantry.

Food pantry continues to support families in GH

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor October 23, 2020

The Bucs' Care Food Pantry is for high school students and their families. There’s no paperwork except for a Google Form for students and families to fill out so the student committee can find out their...

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