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Raising awareness for water safety

Raising awareness for water safety

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 28, 2018

For the second year, The Tri Cities YMCA has recruited the outdoor ed class for a “Safety around water” program that the students teach to local elementary school kids. The instructors educate 205 kids from four schools around Ottawa County about the dangers of the lake and how to stay calm durin...

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Opinion: Taking personal finance should be a state required class

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

October 1, 2018

Going into my final school year at Grand Haven, I’d always thought that taking Personal Finance was somewhat of a joke - no offense Mr. Smaka or Mr. Williams - but the rumor from class to class was that it was an easy math credit that appealed to colleges a little bit more than the Math & Games ...

The high school zone

The high school zone

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

October 16, 2015

You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension: a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into...The high school zone. Only enterable once ev...

Early college program seeks second group

Early college program seeks second group

Mike Michalski, News Editor

February 13, 2014

If you asked junior Cam Shelton a year ago, if he would be attending college in the fall, he would have looked at you like you were crazy. A year ago, Shelton did not know about a program that would put him in a college classroom his junior year of high school and would have him on track to earning an ...