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“The Den” Podcast, Episode 5: “Don’t @ Us”

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 5: “Don’t @ Us”

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan VanderMeer

November 8, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan VanderMeer share their hottest takes on what's happening in the sports world today. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-episode-5-dont-us

What’s in it for Student Senate?

What’s in it for Student Senate?

Nick Twa, Business Manager

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...

New “Star Wars” trailer signfies epic ending to series

New “Star Wars” trailer signfies epic ending to series

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 24, 2019

Well Star Wars fans, this is the beginning of the end. The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth movie in the Star Wars saga, has just released its final trailer for the movie that comes out on December 20. And it does not disappoint.  The trailer starts out with a heart-racing scene with Rey (Daisy Ridley) r...

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 3: “We’re Just Having Fun With It”

“The Den” Podcast, Episode 3: “We’re Just Having Fun With It”

Sam Woiteshek, Brendan VanderMeer, and Nick Twa

October 18, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and BrendanVandermeer offer their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-episode-3

Ski team holds meeting for upcoming season

Ski team holds meeting for upcoming season

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 17, 2019

The ski team held a meeting for present and potential skiers and their parents on Monday to discuss the season ahead as the fall sports season concludes and what their parents should expect.  Sophomore Kate Kendall looks forward to this upcoming season, not only for herself but for the whole team. ...

Vaping town hall spreads awareness to community

Vaping town hall spreads awareness to community

Nick Rice, Reporter

October 16, 2019

On Monday October 14, a town hall meeting was held at the Loutit District Library. The topic of discussion was vaping and the latest research on the adverse health effects that come with it. Teen e-cig usage has been rising by 20 percent. “Vapes and e-cigs used to remotely resemble cigarettes, ...

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Annual belly flop contest held on Tuesday

Nick Twa, Business Manager

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...

FAFSA night to be held for future college freshmen

FAFSA night to be held for future college freshmen

Nick Twa, Business Manager

October 1, 2019

There will be a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) meeting on Oct. 1 for upcoming college freshmen in the Performing Arts Center.  This meeting will be held to inform parents of the process and inner workings of the college financial aid application process. A representative from Grand Valley State Uni...

Boys soccer falls to Midland Dow on senior night

Boys soccer falls to Midland Dow on senior night

Brendan VanderMeer, Reporter

September 30, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED: Grand Haven lost to Midland Dow 3-1 on Saturday, putting up a hard fought battle on the boys’ annual senior night. Two goals from Midland Dow early on in the first half put the Bucs at a disadvantage. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN: Grand Haven moves to 5-4-4 and remains fourth in the O-K R...

“The Den” Podcast: Week 1

“The Den” Podcast: Week 1

Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa, and Brendan Vandermeer

September 26, 2019

Sports fanatics Sam Woiteshek, Nick Twa and BrendanVandermeer offer their hottest takes on what is happening in the world of sports. https://soundcloud.com/user-333532779/the-den-podcast-week-1

Boys varsity soccer ties Grandville at annual Bucs Pride game

Boys varsity soccer ties Grandville at annual Bucs Pride game

Gabi Nadeau, Reporter

September 25, 2019

ff WHAT HAPPENED: The Boys soccer team put up a fight at their annual Bucs Pride purple game against Grandville. The ball went back and forth till the second half and ended the intense match with a tie. WHAT IT MEANS: The Bucs' tie changes their record to 5-3-4 and keeps them at fourth in the ...

Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Boys soccer starts slow, never recovers in loss to Hudsonville

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED The Grand Haven varsity boys soccer team fell to Hudsonville on Tuesday night 5-3. Down 3-1 at halftime, the Bucs got a quick goal to cut the deficit to one. However, Hudsonville responded mere minutes later with two goals of their own, all but sealing a victory for the Eagles. Gran...