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Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 31, 2021

All spring sports are now required to have COVID-19 testing done every Sunday starting Apr. 11. Different sports will have a certain time to meet between 2:00-8:00 p.m. “We didn’t have a season...

ON DISPLAY: Student's ceramic artwork is displayed in the showcases in the first floor main hallway.

Main hallway showcases new student artwork

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 26, 2021

New ceramic pieces have been put up in the main hallway display cases. The ceramic pieces will be kept up longer this semester due to art teacher Irene Sipe having a huge semester of ceramic classes. “I...

GREENHOUSE GOD: Glass shows different types of plants that students are growing in his Greenhouse Biology class whether it may be different types of vegetables or houseplants.

Science teacher creates change in everyday lives

Science teacher Roger Glass leaves an impact on those around him creating an approachable atmosphere
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 18, 2021

Laughter fills the air as science teacher Roger Glass struggles to spit out his famous fish story while he gags on his words. He pauses from time to time to keep himself from vomiting like he’s...

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Parent-teacher conferences to be held Thursday, Mar. 18

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 16, 2021

Parent-teacher conferences are to be held Thursday, Mar. 18 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. through Google Meet or over the phone due to COVID-19. Parents can sign up for a time slot to meet with teachers through...

GROUNDWATER DISPLAY: Vlietstra shows students how water moves in different types of soil in his groundwater display. “I think it’s a class environment thing,” Vlietstra said. “I think they enjoy the fact that it's loose and not super serious all the time. Science can be hard, but it’s also something we can relax about and enjoy the classroom.”

Science teacher Nick Vlietstra named staff pick for March

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 12, 2021

Students voted last week for ‘staff pick of the month' and chose Earth Science teacher Nick Vlietstra.  They were given access to a Google Form with all staff members' names. Students voted for who...

Scott at last year's Model UN conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Senior Gabby Scott named best delegate at Model UN conference

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 5, 2021

Senior Gabby Scott placed first in her committee as best delegate at the University of Michigan Conference for Model UN Feb. 20-21. Scott was a part of the Security Council representing China.  “I...

BIRD'S EYE VIEW: Schaub poses in BDG black jeans with a yellow long sleeve shirt and a pair of Nike shoes.

Senior Karlee Schaub shows uniqueness through fashion

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 26, 2021

From Urban Outfitters to thrift stores, senior Karlee Schaub collects pieces of clothing to add to her unique collection of clothes. “I think those places have the most unique clothes,” Schaub said....

ROGERS: Rogers has been named a national merit finalist for Grand Haven High School.

Senior Madison Rogers named national merit finalist

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 26, 2021

Senior Madison Rogers has been named a national merit finalist for Grand Haven High School. “I checked the mail and there was the letter,” Rogers said. “I opened it and it said ‘congratulations’...

MEETING ONE: Junior Grace Montgomery, freshman Izzy Whittaker, sophomore Kaitlyn Wilkie and sophomore Emma Arsnoe meet during B lunch on Feb. 18 in Smaka’s classroom to read passages about leadership to improve their leadership skills in volleyball. “I think leadership is something that is learned, it’s not something that is just naturally done,” Smaka said.

Leadership book club open to volleyball program

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 23, 2021

Volleyball coach Aaron Smaka has started a book club for the fourth time in his career for volleyball players interested in improving their leadership skills. Meetings take place once a week for five...

EARLY COLLEGE: Sydney Prins, BreAnna Wierda, Abrial Merz, Ali Egered, Kyle Penland and Madison Sylvester are few of the 11th grade students that are a part of the early college program here at Grand Haven High School.

Early college open to all

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 3, 2021

Early college is a program where students can earn credits from Muskegon Community College (MCC) with no tuition fees. “Current 10th graders are applying right now,” counselor Kimberly Kowalski...

MATH MASTER: Math lab supervisor Jeanne Sherman helps a student with their math work.

Math lab open for students seeking help

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 3, 2021

Math lab supervisor Jeanne Sherman is available in the math lab from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Sherman is available for anyone who needs extra help with their math work in pod six.  “It’s...

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