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Chemistry teacher Chelsea Bender stands with her two kids next to an old tractor. Bender has a third child due at the beginning of June.

Bender searches to balance personal needs with those of students during quarantine

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 22, 2020

For chemistry teacher Chelsea Bender, April 30 is an important day. It’s when Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order ends. It’s when she hopes she can return to the grocery store comfortably. It...

Kurburski plays his Xbox One during the outbreak. This is one of Kurburski's main activities during the outbreak, along with homework and eating.

Junior Jack Kurburski lays low during COVID-19 outbreak

Nick Twa, Business Manager April 2, 2020

There are many things that have been impacted due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Among them are routines, activities and events. For junior Jack Kurburski, that is no different. Like other students,...

Freshman Justin Wheeler distracts himself the road to take a quick picture. Completing the 50 hours needed for Segment One of driver's training is something Wheeler hopes to accomplish during his time off.

Wheeler wishes to occupy time during leave from school

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 19, 2020

Freshman Justin Wheeler isn’t much of a reader.  He averages about a book a year. It’s not that he doesn’t like to read or is illiterate - in fact, he is eager to learn with each new novel -...

The boys swim team huddles up during a meet versus West Ottawa. The boys will take on the conference meet at Hudsonville high school on Feb. 27.

Boys swim falls to West Ottawa on senior night

Nick Twa , Business Manager February 16, 2020

Thursday night, the boys swim team took on West Ottawa on senior night, falling in a hard-fought battle. Even though the team lost, players were not disheartened. “You know, senior night is always...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 14: “Too Much Sauce”

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa February 13, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by senior basketball player Owen Ross. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2738842

Sophomore Nic Stump tries goes up for a shot against Spring Lake. Stump is one of the several new additions to the team this year.

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 13: “Talking the Talk”

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer February 6, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2676349-the-den-podcast-episode-13-talking-the-talk

Senior Adam Strom dribbles the ball up the court against Spring Lake on December 20. Strom, who is a senior leader on the team, will be an important factor in the team's game plan Friday.

Boys basketball to take on West Ottawa in conference rematch

Nick Twa , Business Manager February 5, 2020

It has been a rough few weeks for the boys varsity basketball team. But after a close win against the Jenison Wildcats this past Friday and a rare Tuesday off, the squad looks to take off from their last...

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

Top Five Funniest Super Bowl Commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 4, 2020

Bud Light: “Inside Post’s Brain” Without every directly going at humor, Bud Light does it subtly as they show what the inside of Post Malone’s brain is thinking. The thoughts themselves...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 12: “Shots Fired”

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by Bucs' Blade Managing Editor Caleb...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 11: “Yessir”

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan Vander Meer, and Nick Twa January 23, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. This week they are joined by special guest Adam Strom. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2561686-the-den-podcast-episode-11-yessir

Senior Adam Strom takes the ball to the basket with a defender on his heels in the Battle of the Bridge game. The area around the basket was huge in this game as the squad fought for rebounds all night.

Boys basketball takes down Grandville in home conference match-up

Nick Twa , Business Manager January 22, 2020

Last night, the boys basketball team took on the Bulldogs from Grandville in a game of runs. The Bucs took home the victory 50-40 with senior Owen Ross leading Grand Haven scorers with 14 points. It...

“The Den” Podcast: “Oh Lord, Not Again”

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa , and Brendan Vander Meer January 16, 2020

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and Brendan Vander Meer give their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://www.buzzsprout.com/722160/2505436-the-den-podcast-episode-10-oh-lord-not-again

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