The Bucs' Blade

Chemicals in elementary school water raises concern

Water out of a fountain

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 4, 2018

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were found only in Robinson Elementary school last week in an annual test held by the Department of environmental quality. The concern, within the school district, is continuing work on the treatment of the water, with the school providing temporary bottled wat...

Why the drinking age should be lowered

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

November 23, 2015

Near a heavily fortified North Vietnamese bunker in 1969, Gordon Ray Roberts committed a nearly unmatched act of bravery and maturity: risking his own life in the face of the enemy. Roberts, who was 19, though pinned down by enemy machine gun and grenade fire, charged and silenced a 2-man fortificat...

In-Depth: Drinking at GHHS

In-Depth: Drinking at GHHS

November 21, 2013

Based on a nationwide survey of over 16,000 seniors collected between 2005 and 2011, results also showed several trends in specific demographics. Students of white ethnicity had significantly high levels of extreme binge drinking; teens in the Midwest were more likely to engage in extreme binge drinkin...