The Bucs' Blade

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...

Klinging to adventure

LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE: Library media specialist Gloria Klinger places a book on the shelf. After 30 years of working in the district, Klinger's retiring. “Even though I love my job, it’s time to take off and do some travelling,

Aliyah Austin, Reporter

March 28, 2016

Under the yellow light of the library, media specialist Gloria Klinger slips past stacks of books. After gently placing tattered novels back in their homes, she meanders through the room and pauses at each table. “Good morning,” she says in a gentle voice. With a soft smile, she strolls to...

7 Books to read in the new year

7 Books to read in the new year

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

January 8, 2016

Looking for a book that you can dive into the new year? Well look no further. These seven books are of wide variety and genres that any book lover would enjoy. Media specialist Gloria Klinger and fellow students recommended these books and most are available in the library.   The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Wan...

Book club invites readers to join their monthly meetings

Micala Carpenter, Reporter

December 15, 2015

The book club will gather for their monthly meeting in the media center at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14. “It’s a great way to talk about books and tell great stories,” librarian Gloria Klinger said. Book club is a way you can interact with your peers and read some amazing books. Anyone is w...

Welcome to the family

Welcome to the family

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

September 8, 2015

Jason Klinger cracked a wide, toothy grin on a summer afternoon in his new classroom when it hit him: He’s a real, hired teacher at Grand Haven. Klinger, 33, had been a frequent substitute teacher at GHHS for two and a half years, with hopes of eventually being hired by the district. His dilig...