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What’s in it for Student Senate?

What’s in it for Student Senate?

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 28, 2019

You walk into school and you see decorations strewn about the different pods. Many different colors and patterns, but all following one specific theme. These decorations may seem out of the ordinary, but then you look around and you realize something. It’s homecoming week.  Then there’s event...

Upcoming pep assembly excites all

Upcoming pep assembly excites all

Natalie Dupuis, Reporter

October 9, 2019

The homecoming pep assembly takes place this Friday on October 11th, 2019 after sixth hour.  “I think it’s a good way to represent school spirit,” Emma Laws said.  The pep assembly is going to have the typical activities that we usually have like tug of war and the scream competition, plus...

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Nick Twa, Reporter

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...

Senate kicks off homecoming week with hallway decorations

Senate kicks off homecoming week with hallway decorations

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Student senate decorates the hallways in preparation for homecoming week. The theme for this year was board games. Class of 2020:  The senior class took on the theme of CLUE. Pods 2 and 6 were surrounded with vintage decorations, a suspect list featuring staff members and a fake crime scene, showca...

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...

Gallery: Homecoming Dance 2018

Gallery: Homecoming Dance 2018

Carlos Rappleye, Reporter

September 30, 2018

With the 2018 homecoming season coming to an end, Grand Haven High School celebrates with the annual homecoming dance.

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Seniors seal a victory at 2018 homecoming powderpuff

Sam Woiteshek, Reporter

September 27, 2018

WHAT HAPPENED: The senior class of 2019 won Powderpuff last night, behind a speedy offensive attack and tough defense. They beat the sophomores 8-0 in overtime before taking down the juniors 8-0 in the championship match. WHAT IT MEANS: The seniors claimed their first championship and will leave Grand Haven High ...

Homecoming week leaves students filled with spirit

Homecoming week leaves students filled with spirit

Maddie Monroe, Reporter

October 3, 2017

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Not just for wiping

Not just for wiping

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

October 17, 2015

For years, upperclassmen have clashed in a ruthless weeklong war. The battles, which take place in the middle of the night, typically include parties of students and guerilla-style warfare. Their weapon of choice? Toilet paper. TP-ing, as it’s called, is the act of covering an object (such as a t...

Homecoming pep assembly gallery

Homecoming pep assembly gallery

Elizabeth Tibbe, Co-editor in chief

October 12, 2015

Homecoming court sophomore Jack Nicholson

Homecoming court sophomore Jack Nicholson

Savannah Vickers, Reporter

October 11, 2015

The crisp winter air loomed outside the windows of Rosy Mound Elementary School, but the third-graders inside were safe from the snow. “Everyone was wearing like a jacket and snow pants," sophomore Jack Nicholson said with a sheepish smile. "I was in the third grade so like four feet tall and I...