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Klinger launches yearly extra credit project

Freshman Grant Taylor climbs on top of the trailer holding the trebuchet he made with his dad. “After doing the project and seeing how everything worked, it was weird how it actually works,” Taylor said. “Like actually being able to see it throw over and see the counterweight active and see how it drags.”

Morgan Womack, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 14, 2019

World history teacher Jason Klinger recently assigned his students his yearly, unique extra credit project: to build a replica of a trebuchet.  A trebuchet is a counterweight catapult machine previously used as a weapon in medieval warfare.  Klinger gave them the opportunity to build a trebuchet t...

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Jason Klinger poses under his world map with a smile

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 21, 2019

Jason Klinger was 8 years old when he stood in Germany and watched in amazement as the Berlin wall came to the ground. He was speechless as he watched the large concrete blocks fall. Graffiti sprayed on the walls with letters to lost loved ones eventually fell apart, but families and lovers who wer...

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

A new tradition: Grand Haven Model UN team preps for first-ever home conference

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2018

This Saturday Dec. 15 marks a first for the Grand Haven High School Model United Nations team (GHMUN), as they hold their inaugural conference, specifically in the LGI and four pod 1 classrooms, against three local West Michigan teams - Grandville, Spring Lake and West Ottawa. As the Grand Haven...