Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

Grand Haven's student publication of community significance since 1927

The Bucs' Blade

The donation table for Operation Santa Paws sits empty in the hallway outside room 3113. It waits for donations this holiday season.

Operation Santa Paws: Spreading Love and Joy this Holiday Season

Nathan Burns, Reporter December 1, 2023

Special education teacher and fundraiser organizer Joshua Wisenbaugh loves his pet dogs and his community. For the past five years, he has organized the Operation Santa Paws fundraiser, collecting resources...

Middle school swim coach Aaron Portenga sits at his desk wearing a shirt embroidered with the words “Grand Haven Swimming” as he types on his computer. He oversees the middle school swim team sock sale fundraiser and helps bring more school spirit to the high school.

Unique Fundraiser Supports Middle School Swim Team, Builds School Spirit

Nathan Burns, Reporter November 13, 2023

The middle school swim team is attempting a unique fundraising event this year. Along with asking for donations, the team is selling socks to cover the team's expenses. So far, the unconventional fundraising...

Theater students come together for unique show

Theater students come together for unique show

Lynsey Light, Reporter November 12, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 12,  Grand Haven theater is presenting a performance that is coming to more than just our community. All Together Now features some of the most famous songs from Broadway, something different...

Choir Director Juli Dick boasts a smile and a box of chocolate amidst sales

Choir sells chocolate to fund events throughout the year

Sydney Kroll, Reporter October 4, 2021

Throughout the past two weeks, choir students have been selling chocolate bars in order to raise thousands of dollars for the class. “We get a budget from the school, but it's not enough to cover...

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Team G.H. collaborates with Sweet Temptations to improve school culture

Sarah Mayer, News Editor April 29, 2021

On April 11, Team G.H. collaborated with Sweet Temptations to fundraise money for future projects.    “The sweet temptation fundraiser was for helping fund our efforts to help build and sustain...

Head coach Greg Immink talks with the program before a practice.

Boys basketball holds annual fundraiser

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter December 12, 2019

The boys basketball program recently held their annual fundraiser at Lakeshore Middle school. “We enjoy it every single year because we get to play against past alumni that have gone here or we get...

Friday night fish fry fun

Friday night fish fry fun

Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief November 6, 2019

The Grand Haven high school choir is hosting a fish fry this Friday November 8. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in downtown Grand Haven. Every Friday night,...

Interact Club Holds Fundraiser

Interact Club Holds Fundraiser

Emma Manzo, Reporter October 7, 2019

WHAT'S THE STORY? Interact club is holding their second Culver’s fundraiser to raise money for their group at the Grand Haven Culver’s on Tuesday October 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Interact members...

Senior Broc Wilson keeps an eye on his ball after his swing at a match in the 2019 season.

Boys golf team holds annual 100 hole golf marathon

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter October 7, 2019

The boys golf team recently held their annual 100 hole golf marathon fundraiser at the West Ottawa golf course. “The fundraiser helps pay for our winter golf room at White Pines as well as new apparel,”...

Ski bowl fundraiser looks to repair groomer

Luke Blauvelt, Senior staff writer February 14, 2014

Mulligan’s Hollow Ski Bowl will be hosting the annual Banners, Bowls and Brew event Saturday, Feb. 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and skiing from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. There will be live music, a silent...

Buccaneer Original Swing Society to host annual “Swing into Christmas” fundraiser event

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor December 19, 2013

Looking to let loose and have a good time? Join the Buccaneer Original Swing Society Friday night at their annual fundraiser “Swing Into Christmas” dance, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the auxiliary gym. There...

Student Senate penny war fundraiser

Amber Keefe, Reporter December 6, 2013

Want to “change” the way you give this holiday season? Consider getting involved in Penny Wars. From Dec. 9 to 13, each teacher will be given a bucket for students in their third hour class to donate...

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