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Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Anatomy classes hold blood drive

Emma Manzo

April 24, 2019


Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Health, News, Uncategorized

Todd Diederichsen and his anatomy class sponsored a blood drive on April 16. The 82 students who participated donated 60 units of blood to Michigan Blood.   “We want to try to get high school kids to have the opportunity to give and to see how cool it is to help other people, but do...

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Rescheduled blood drive proves to be crucial for West Michigan

Alexis Tater, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Health, News

The blood drive at Grand Haven High School has been rescheduled due to weather. School and church cancellations have created a massive need for blood in West Michigan. The weather has caused many car crashes and numerous local blood drives taking place in schools and churches to be cancelled. Consequently, ...

Low turnout for January blood drive

Low turnout for January blood drive

Jack Nicholson, Reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The new year was kicked off right with the second annual blood drive for the 2016-2017 school year. Former teacher Todd Diederichsen hosted and organized the blood drive event this past Saturday. The main organization, Michigan Blood, supplies the blood to hospitals throughout the state. “We do three bl...

Blood drive to save lives

Blood drive to save lives

Vlasia Niotis, Web Editor

March 10, 2014


Filed under Briefs, News

If you’re in the mood to save a life this week sign up to give blood on Wednesday, March 12. Sign up during your lunch. You must be at least 16 with a parent permission form. Anybody above this age does not need a parent signature. “For every unit of blood that we collect, it’s possible that th...

Student blood drive a success

Student blood drive a success

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

November 7, 2013


Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Students recently had the opportunity to take part in a blood drive through the organization Michigan Blood. 72 students contributed with a total 62 units of blood donated. All the blood will be given to hospitals in West Michigan and be used to help local communities. “The blood that is given to...