The Bucs' Blade

The search continues

The search continues

Camille Berko, Reporter

December 9, 2019

The search for the Ducco is still on and two lucky winners have already been crowned.  The Student Senate led scavenger hunt resets once a month, with Ducco being hidden in common areas of the school, where all students have equal access to. Once found, Ducco isn’t hidden until the next month thoug...

Save your breath

Save your breath

November 26, 2019

Sometimes you have to make a change.  Most of the time these changes are for the better. Especially when something has reached a point where it’s so obviously in need of transformation that you’d have to be brain-dead to miss it.  In the case of Grand Haven High School’s breathalyzer ...

Bad breath(alyzing)

Bad breath(alyzing)

Caleb Berko and Sam Woiteshek

November 26, 2019

Senior Olivia Striegle strolls through the brisk autumn air, swings open the shiny, metallic doors to the athletic entrance and immediately becomes log-jammed by a thick line of people. But there is no cause for concern - this is typical for any high school dance. As the line crawls its way to ...

Blood drive set for Dec. 3

Blood drive set for Dec. 3

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter

November 26, 2019

GHHS will host a blood drive on Dec. 3 during all hours. Sign ups will take place during all lunches on Thursday, Nov. 21, Friday, Nov. 22, Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26.  “Thee overall hope is that kids will get involved with it,” teacher Todd Diederichsen said. “And realize they can he...

Steering towards the future

Steering towards the future

Emma Manzo, Reporter

November 26, 2019

The sun rises over an off-white school bus, its energy absorbed by the solar panels on the roof. This electricity allows the bus’ owner, science teacher Laura Knochenhauer,  to switch on the light inside. Throwing on her coat she steps outside into the brisk morning air with her poodle Winnie. ...

Caleb Berko

Caleb Berko

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 18, 2019

Students of the month have been chosen for the Rotary club, and the male student of November is senior Caleb Berko.  Chosen for his leadership abilities and academic records, Berko couldn’t be more thrilled.  “I was a little surprised to get the letter in the mail, I think it’s an honor ...

Juliette Beals

Juliette Beals

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Senior Juliette Beals was chosen as the November Rotary Student of the Month on Monday, Nov. 18.  “Honestly, I was a little surprised,” Beals said, “I think I was most surprised that I was the third month. I thought if I was to get it, it would be more towards the end of the year after more...

Student of the month Jack Timmer

Student of the month Jack Timmer

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Senior Jack Timmer was awarded Rotary Student of the Month for the month of October along with senior Olivia Striegle.  “I was very honored,” Timmer said. “It felt really cool to be a part of this and to be recognized by everybody.” Timmer was accompanied by teacher Angel Dean, who was...

New music to come this November

New music to come this November

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter

November 8, 2019

November is a month filled with new music. The rap scene is about to gain potential bangers with six new album releases, EPs (extended play) and singles.  November 1st Earl Sweatshirt, Feet of clay Second EP from Earl Sweatshirt, brings seven new tracks with two featured artist Mach-Hommy, and Mav...

Learning walks show parents high school experience

Learning walks show parents high school experience

Emma Manzo, Reporter

November 7, 2019

WHAT'S THE STORY? Principal Tracy Wilson has several upcoming learning walks for parents to observe what high school is like for their students on Wednesday Nov. 19 from 1p.m. to the end of the day, Dec. six at 9a.m. and Dec. 16 at 10a.m. The experience usually lasts an hour and a half depending on...