The Bucs' Blade

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

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

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...

Band Director Iain Novoselich works to find creative solutions to teaching music online and keeping his kids busy

Band Director Iain Novoselich works to find creative solutions to teaching music online and keeping his kids busy

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

April 23, 2020

Band director Iain Novoselich had a sinking suspicion that March 13 would be the last day of school for the year. His gut feeling led him to make his seniors play the farewell song     traditionally played at their Spring Concert. Now he's left stitching together a bootleg recording of it with pictures o...

Basketball seniors Will McWatters and Jalen Greene reflect on their seasons during COVID-19 outbreak

Senior Will McWatters is pictured on the far left with his teammates after the team defeated Spring Lake in the

Nick Twa, Business Manager

April 20, 2020

There is one certain thing that has come along with all of the uncertainty pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, and that is plans ending or changing.  One of those plans is the boys basketball playoffs. For senior Will McWatters, having his senior season ending in the blink of an eye made him...

Senior Natalie Bremmer spends quarantine working out

Senior Natalie Bremmer flexes her muscles.

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter

April 4, 2020

When Governor Whitmer called off school, it was a shock to everyone. It was especially hard for seniors, as their last year of high school was taken away from them in a matter of seconds. Senior Natalie Bremmer is not excluded from these emotions. “At first I was in shock and then I was devastated,” Bremmer...

Junior Maddie Hunsicker makes time for family during coronacation

Junior Maddie Hunsicker makes time for family during coronacation

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

March 31, 2020

Junior Maddie Hunsicker’s initial reaction to Governor Whitmer’s executive order that closed school until April 5 was quite different from her perception of how it’s going now.  “I thought it was super cool at first,” Hunsicker said. “I thought I was just going to have a nice little br...

Junior Makenna Edwards struggles with online school during “coronacation”

Junior Makenna Edwards relaxes on her couch with her younger brother Aiden and her dog Charlie.

Cameron March, Reporter

March 22, 2020

Junior Makenna Edwards was taken aback by Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement a couple of weeks ago that schools in Michigan must close until April 5.  “I was surprised,” Edwards said. “I just didn’t think we would actually close.” Albeit surprised, Edwards has been enjoying her ...

Senior Emma Chittenden teaches her siblings while school is shut down

Senior Emma Chittenden teaches her two younger sisters and cousin amid school shutdown.

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

March 18, 2020

Senior Emma Chittenden works quietly on her homework while her younger sisters and cousin have nap time. With the COVID- 19 shutting down schools and her parents at work, Chittenden is in charge of both her own continued education and her younger family member’s. “It's stressful,” Chittenden said “It'...

Mock Trial club successful in competition

Mock Trial club successful in competition

Grace Ostric, Reporter

March 2, 2020

Mock Trial club had a successful competition on Feb. 22. The team had an overall 3rd place finish.  The club, led by teacher Jason Duram, competed in a trial simulation that they practiced since October. This year the case featured an asylum application. Members of the team studied the case and knew a...

Bucs ski team takes fifth at state finals

Mulligan's Hollow serves as the training grounds for the Grand Haven ski team.

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The boys ski team along with a few individual qualifiers from the girls team traveled to Boyne Highlands last week for the ski state finals.  “This is the best result in many, many years,” coach Anna Braymer said. “The last time the boys team qualified for state finals was 2009 with a 7th plac...

Girls basketball travels to Rockford

Girls basketball travels to Rockford

Grace Montgomery, Reporter

February 14, 2020

WHEN/WHERE: The girls varsity basketball team will travel to Rockford to take on the Rams on Friday Feb. 14. The theme for the student section is Valentine’s and tip-off will begin at 6:00 p.m. Put on some red and pink to support your Lady Bucs. WHAT TO EXPECT: In a previous encounter the girls ...

Five best places for dinner on Valentine’s Day

Olive Garden is one of the top places to take your valentine's date out for dinner.

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Paisley Pig Gastropub Grade: B- The Paisley Pig Gastropub is a nice cozy restaurant with lots of different options to eat and is located right in Grand Haven. Having a variety of food allows people to find something to eat on their large menu. The wait isn’t too bad, but the service cou...

SAT/ACT instructor teaches prep classes

SAT/ACT instructor teaches prep classes

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

February 6, 2020

This upcoming February and March, Dr. Scott Carlin will hold online classes for those who want to prepare for the SAT, ACT or both.  The SAT online classes are available for $179. That includes seven hours broken down into three sessions. For the ACT, there are classes online for $199 for a total o...