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School library is now on wheels

BOOKS: Students can have books delivered to their house when put on hold through Destiny Discover. Students are allowed to have up to 10 books checked out at once.
December 17, 2020

Grand Haven Area Public Schools  is now delivering library books to those who need them for the rest of first semester. “All students have to do is go on Destiny Discover and reserve books they want,”...

Paraprofessional stands out among students

TYPING: Lundvick types up an email to send to a staff member.  He has his tablet next to him if needed plus his walkie talkie on if he needs to be reached by another staff member or student.
Paraprofessional Mark Lundvick leaves an impact on every student he meets
December 8, 2020

Paraprofessional Mark Lundvick watches students as they file into the fieldhouse, carefully checking to see if they are wearing their lanyard with ID attached around their neck. As he walks around,...

Ava Buitenhuis qualifies for state cross country

RUNNING: Buitenhuis runs at pre regionals on Nov. 5 at Grand Haven High School.
November 5, 2020

Sophomore Ava Buitenhuis qualified for the state cross country meet and will be participating on Friday, Nov. 6 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. “I was very happy because...

Senior AJ Brummel recognized as September Rotary Student of the Month

AJ Brummel has been recognized as one of two for September Rotary Student of the Month.
November 2, 2020

Senior AJ Brummel was named September Rotary Student of the Month along with Georgia Basil.  “I was honored,” Brummel said. “It’s an accomplishment.” Students of the month are recognized...

Food pantry continues to support families in GH

PANTRY: Walls are filled with different items that have been donated to the Bucs' Care Food Pantry.
October 23, 2020

The Bucs' Care Food Pantry is for high school students and their families. There’s no paperwork except for a Google Form for students and families to fill out so the student committee can find out their...

Junior makes state for golf

SWINGING: Constant takes a swing on the fairway at the golf ball to hit it onto the green.
October 23, 2020

Junior Caydee Constant qualified for state golf on Oct. 16 at Forest Acres East at Michigan State University. “I was actually really surprised,” Constant said. “I didn’t think I played that...

Rugby put on hold

WINNING: The girls rugby team pictured after their third place win in fall 2019.
October 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, rugby has been put on hold for this school year.  “I think it’s the right thing to do,” rugby coach Tom Foley said. “I don’t think there’s a way to meet the mandates in...

College visits are now virtual

A GHHS student fills out a google form to sign up for a virtual college visit. The form includes a place for your name, an email address, a student ID and a list of college visits you can choose from.
October 3, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all college visits are now virtual through Zoom and military visits are one-on-one or outside after school.  “College visits are scheduled right now mostly through October and a...

Senior Madison Rogers is named national merit semifinalist

Senior Madison Rogers has been named a national merit semifinalist for Grand Haven High School. (Photo courtesy of Madison Rogers)
September 27, 2020

Senior Madison Rogers has been named a national merit semifinalist for Grand Haven High School.  “When I took the test, I had a feeling that I did well,” Rogers said. “I had a feeling that it...

Senior Connor Worthington reflects on time spent with Team G.H.

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)
May 18, 2020

Senior Connor Worthington was disappointed when Governor Whitmer canceled school due to COVID-19 because he was missing out on the last part of his senior year. “There’s activities to look forward...

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)
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...

AP exam money is due now

This current year's coordinator's manual for AP testing.
March 11, 2020

For students in AP classes, money for College Board exams are due Wednesday, March 11 says testing coordinator Connie Vanschelven. “I can’t begin to tell you how many reminders I have sent out to...

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