The Bucs' Blade

Senior Connor Worthington reflects on time spent with Team G.H.

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor

May 18, 2020

Senior Connor Worthington was disappointed when Governor Whitmer canceled school due to COVID-19 because he was missing out on the last part of his senior year. “There’s activities to look forward to especially at the end with seniors,” Worthington said. “I understand why [school was canceled...

Choir seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton reflect on experience in award-winning program

Choir seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton reflect on experience in award-winning program

Mike Baldus, Reporter

May 6, 2020

Seniors Sophia Bates and George Fullerton did not expect the last time they’d sing alongside their choir family to be in late March. Bates was a leader in the alto section and Fullerton is a well-experienced member of the bass section.  “I was really upset, well not really at first, I kind of expec...

Senior Tess O’Leary makes the most of cornacation isolation

Senior Tess O’Leary makes the most of cornacation isolation

Mike Baldus, Reporter

March 29, 2020

Senior Tess O’Leary is living life one day at a time through her coronacation. When Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced school would be closing until April 5, now through April 12, she O’Leary was relieved the government was doing something.  “It's definitely a health crisis and I'm glad that as a state ...

Senior Kirsten Dykstra fills her “coronacation” with lots of activities.

Kirsten shows off her home made green house garden in her basement.

Grant Engelsman, Photo Editor

March 26, 2020

While other students at Grand Haven High School may have been very surprised or even a bit happy to hear about school closing until April 5, senior Kirsten Dykstra’s first reaction was sadness.     “I am the only senior and the captain of the varsity water polo team this year so I w...

Milligan’s Mitten Mobile car detailing company shuts down amid COVID-19 outbreak

Mason Milligan reads a text book to fulfill his school requirements during the break.

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

March 25, 2020

For junior Mason Milligan, his reaction to the COVID-19 break is common among the student body at Grand Haven High School.  “At first I was super excited,” Milligan said. “I’ve been really stressed out the past few weeks about school so I was like ‘yeah a break, I can do this.’”  ...

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 ...

Pre-show Preparation at Footloose

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2013

For all the work that goes on during the actual performance of Footloose, a whole lot more goes into pre-show preparation. Entertainment Editor Austin Schouman embedded himself backstage in the two hours leading up to showtime to see exactly what goes on. 2 hours to curtain Actors, actresses and mem...