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GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

Deputy Mackeller and Mrs. Schmitt along with others received the

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...

The National Guard educates students in opportunities available after graduation

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor

September 17, 2015

Those considering going into the military service after graduation can talk to military recruiters such as The National Guard during lunchtime. “We think it’s important that students are exposed to as many options as possible as soon as possible,” Sergeant Joel James said. Sergeant James v...

Setting them straight

Connor Weber, Reporter

February 5, 2015

Well it’s fixed. We have cured racial prejudice. Everyone loves everybody. Right? Or was the school improvement video featured on Martin Luther King Jr. day just another band-aid; a beautiful way to showcase Grand Haven’s talent while making it look more accepting. Perhaps this argument...

How many snow days do we have left? Not many… Actually zero…

How many snow days do we have left? Not many... Actually zero...

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor

February 7, 2014

Whenever there’s a forecast of snow storms in West Michigan, it always triggers a wave of excitement throughout the school. Snow days give an extra day of rest to students but it also means cramming information into the curriculum in a shorter amount of time than to begin with. “A snow day causes our...

Early college informational meeting

Mike Michalski, News Editor

January 19, 2014

Students and parents interested in the Early College Program should attend an informational meeting on Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. in the LGI. Application to the program is currently open to sophomore students.  “This program is designed to help students that not only wouldn’t be going [to college] or stud...

InFocus: Michael Fowlin

InFocus: Michael Fowlin

Mike Michalski, News Editor

December 19, 2013

Speaker Michael Fowlin gave a total of five presentations in the Grand Haven area between Dec. 12 and 13. At the high school he gave two, one to freshmen and sophomores, the other to juniors and seniors. After his last presentation a crowd gathered to speak with Fowlin one on one. His stage was torn ...

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Lake Michigan Credit Union scholarship now available

Ellyse VanDyke, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Lake Michigan Credit Union is offering eight $2000 scholarships to high school students. The scholarship asks the question, "how has social media helped or hindered social interaction?" To enter the student or their parents must be a member of the credit union. The essays should be turned into student...