The Bucs' Blade

Senior Kaelyn Stafford reflects on time lost on the field

Senior Kaelyn Stafford reflects on time lost on the field

Camille Berko, Managing Editor for Content

May 14, 2020

For one group of students, the coronavirus outbreak has hit harder than most. Senior athletes looking forward to their final season wearing Buccaneer colors won’t get the chance to finish this chapter of life on their own terms now. Although their story continues, an abrupt end to an important ch...

Pay it Forward seniors get creative in the midst of COVID-19 outbreak

The Pay it Forward class poses for a picture at Out Side In, a local mental health facility that uses animals to treat patients.

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

May 8, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has messed up a lot of people’s plans, but little did senior Tahlia Lehmann and Sam Hager know it would flip the Pay it Forward projects around 180 degrees. “We had to change our project,” Hager said. “We will not be able to do our original project and we're stil...

DoRAK continues to spread kindness despite COVID-19 lockdown

On National Leap of Kindness Day, DoRAK spread kindness to all by giving away Oreos donated by Sweet Temptations. Vice President Maddy Streng watches as students fill out cards to give with their Oreos to their friends.

Cameron March, Reporter

April 27, 2020

While the COVID-19 lockdown has cancelled a plethora of activities and practically affected nearly everything, there are still some people still doing what they’ve always done. One of those groups: DoRAK.  The club is led by seniors Erin Markovicz, and Maddy Streng, the club president and vice ...

Boys swim seniors grateful for support, time spent in sport

Senior Jack Timmer canot help but beam as the boys swim senior night ends; he is thankful for this season.

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2020

Senior swim captains Carter Brown and Jack Timmer walked down the student-filled hallway, ready to head to states. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) prohibited all spectators attending, so the circumstances were already a bit different. After they reconvened from the send-of...

Assistant principal Roberson finds solace in frequent exercise and family time during COVID-19 lockdown

Assistant principal Mike Roberson has decided to fill his schedule with frequent runs and walks during this Stay Home, Stay Safe order. He admits his dogs are getting pretty tired of going out for runs and walks though.

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor

April 15, 2020

For assistant principal Mike Roberson, the Stay Home, Stay Safe order has drastically altered a lot of his former habits. He’s working from home now, uses Hangouts for meetings and as he jokingly said, he’s dealing with a lot less student discipline now than he was a month ago.  “My primary...

Senior Emily Stevenson keeps herself entertained during COVID-19 lockdown

Emily Stevenson poses next to a sign of where she works. (Photo courtesy of Emily Stevenson)

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor

March 27, 2020

  Senior Emily Stevenson was excited to have a break off of school due to COVID-19 at first, but now has realized she may be missing out on some last minute opportunities of her senior year. “It’s just my last high school experience and it’s kind of hard to come to terms with,” St...