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Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit you well,” counselor Steve Evink said. If unable to visit colleges on your own, students can s...

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Dance team performs at special education talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The dance team and Gavin Hubner are performing at the 2nd annual inclusion talent show for students with special needs and autism during third hour on Friday Oct. 18 in the Performing Arts Center. The event is hosted by Jeremy Wiebenga.  “We still want to showcase their special talents and this give...

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Bucs defeat Caledonia in close Homecoming game

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 11, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The varsity football team beat Caledonia 34-27 tonight in an intense Homecoming game. The score was tied up 27-27 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but senior Connor Worthington carried the ball into the end-zone with a few minutes left, securing a win for the Bucs.   ...

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Trivia champion teaches with twist

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 11, 2019

It is not every day you meet someone who is a state trivia champion and describes himself as a fantasy sports god, but GHHS now has John Josephson in its midst. After dropping out of MSU law school, Josephson decided to return to GVSU to pursue his dream of teaching. “I just thought, I need to do something th...

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 9, 2019

The annual belly flop contest was held during sixth hour on Tuesday. Eighteen student floppers and a few staff members participated in the event as seniors were let out early to spectate. Junior and past champion of the contest Thomas MacDonald enjoys the contest and participated this year as well...

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 will serve food and bus tables earning 10% of the profit for the night.  WHY SHOULD YOU  ...

FAFSA night to be held for future college freshmen

FAFSA night to be held for future college freshmen

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 1, 2019

There will be a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) meeting on Oct. 1 for upcoming college freshmen in the Performing Arts Center.  This meeting will be held to inform parents of the process and inner workings of the college financial aid application process. A representative from Grand Valley State Uni...

The search for Ducco the Bucco

The search for Ducco the Bucco

Camille Berko, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Students have most likely heard about the newest member of GHHS by now, but they may not have seen him.  Ducco, is a rubber duck dressed as a pirate, hidden around the school. He was created by Student Senate, whose aim is to improve school culture, and have a little fun. They got the idea from ...

Student Senate gears up for homecoming

Student Senate gears up for homecoming

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

September 28, 2019

As homecoming approaches, Student Senate is busy gearing up for the week. Senate president Juliette Beals says that homecoming has a lot more to it than you might think.  "We break up into committees,” Beals said. “So each of those specific groups are working on their own thing. And then we...

Ambassador club holds luncheon for foreign exchange students

Ambassador club holds luncheon for foreign exchange students

Cameron March, Reporter

September 26, 2019

On Tuesday Sept. 24 the Ambassador Club held a luncheon for all of the exchange students throughout the school in an attempt to acquaint them with the high school and the people in it.  Vlad Ademenko, an exchange student from Ukraine, said he's excited to be in the U.S. this year and noted the c...