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Opened in 1954, Lakeshore Middle School would be replaced by a new building if the bond issue passes.  The new building would be located at Lincoln and 152nd .

Bond Vote set for May 2

Community will decide whether or not to authorize $155 million for new middle school, other upgrades
Peter Ver Duin and Katie Snyder May 1, 2023

On May 2, voters in the GHAPS district will go to the polls to decide whether or not to approve the district’s request for a bond of over $155 million to upgrade facilities and technology. Here is The...

In Focus with Lucy Roop

In Focus with Lucy Roop

Hailey Neely, Reporter February 8, 2023

Junior Lucy Roop, along with several other students, was recently recognized for her outstanding performance as part of the State Honors Choir at the Michigan Music Conference. The event took place from...

Restricting Books = Restricting Knowledge

Sage Jarmosco, Reporter January 9, 2023

School is a place where we all expect to learn and grow. We depend on our education to broaden our horizons and lead us to new knowledge in the real world. How can we trust schools to do this when some...

A Class Divided: Students in Mrs. Deans room stand for the pledge while some of their peers remain seated.

Patriotism, protest or peer pressure?

Students have differing opinions on standing for pledge
Alexandra Bakker December 20, 2022

Every high school student knows the drill: zone out during morning announcements and wait for your cue to stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance. Some kids stand and say it enthusiastically while others...

Inductee Robert Monetza receives his award from principal Tracy Wilson.

Grand Haven honorees return home for Hall of Fame induction

Alexandra Bakker November 11, 2022

The Grand Haven Hall of Fame grew last Saturday when twelve honorees were inducted during the ceremony at Spring Lake Country Club. The Grand Haven Schools Foundation welcomed a total of 12 inductees under...

Parent-teacher conferences return in person after 2.5 years

Parent-teacher conferences return in person after 2.5 years

Alexandra Bakker October 30, 2022

Grand Haven parents and educators breathed a sigh of relief this week as conferences were able to take place face-to-face for the first time since the pandemic, which caused them to take place over the...

It’s bittersweet as Grand Haven residents recall what made Jumpin’ Java great.

“I’ve made a lot of cool memories. I love the atmosphere here, even if I’m on my own. -Connor Fleser

“It’s really accepting. You can be yourself here.” -Serena Mattone

Local coffee shop Jumpin’ Java announces close

Alexandra Bakker October 21, 2022

Grand Haven locals and coffee lovers alike are mourning the upcoming loss of Jumpin’ Java, a small family-owned cafe downtown.   The news came last week when the owner, Erin Lyon, officially...

Medical Exploration Club begins yearly meetings

Medical Exploration Club begins yearly meetings

Alexandra Bakker October 13, 2022

The Medical Exploration club met Tuesday for a Q&A session with Dr. Amanda Rawson. The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss medical opportunities, meet professionals and conduct...

Boomerang career day at GHHS

‘Boomerang’ career day at GHHS

Alexandra Bakker October 9, 2022

GHHS is hosting a “Boomerang” event with local businesses to shed some light on careers in Grand Haven. Students can interact with local business people about career and job opportunities, education...

Boys soccer beats Spring Lake on Bucs Pride night

Boys soccer beats Spring Lake on Bucs Pride night

Alexandra Bakker October 3, 2022

What happened: The boys varsity soccer team won 2-0 against Spring Lake at the Bucs Pride game last Thursday. What does this mean: The boys are ranked second in the conference and first in the district....

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