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Funk forms a new ‘Central’; diminishes past stereotypes with new leadership

Funk forms a new ‘Central’; diminishes past stereotypes with new leadership

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

November 28, 2018

Take a left turn then journey through the tainted yellow halls of Central High School to the figurative core of the building: the second to last room on the right, or simply, Mr. Funk’s space. Space, not an enclosed room. Upon entrance as a regular student or an unaffiliated outsider, the comfortable...

Chemicals in elementary school water raises concern

Chemicals in elementary school water raises concern

Nick Garvale, Reporter

November 4, 2018

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were found only in Robinson Elementary school last week in an annual test held by the Department of environmental quality. The concern, within the school district, is continuing work on the treatment of the water, with the school providing temporary bottled wat...

Mastering mindfulness

Mastering mindfulness

Sarah Jane Chrysler and Ben Ingall

February 23, 2017

In the last five years GHHS has lost at least one student per year to suicide; each one striking the community and helping to uncover the fact that a mental illness epidemic has struck the area. In an attempt to combat this, local schools have asked students what would benefit them, in terms of helping...

Annual Holiday Spectacular takes place Dec. 11

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

December 8, 2015

The third annual Grand Haven High School Holiday Spectacular will take place on Friday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets, are $7 and on sale under the Seat Yourself icon on ghaps.org and will also be available at the door. The collage concert will feature the wind ensemble, symphony and chamber orchestras,...

Jekyll and Hyde cast prepares for Thespian Festival

Jekyll and Hyde cast prepares for Thespian Festival

Jess Ashburn, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Director of Theatre and Drama Club Adviser Rita McLary did not think she was going to get a follow up call, but when she did she was thrilled. “Jekyll and Hyde”, the play she had been directing, was chosen to be performed at the Michigan Thespian Festival, an event held for theater students. ...

CyberSchool is CyberCool

Connor Weber, Senior Staff Writer

October 17, 2015

School is now in full swing and for many students that means slipping back into the same monotonous schedule. Early mornings, long classes, little sleep. Although a growing number of students are coming to find, it doesn't have to be that way. Senior Christian Miller recalls his classes beginning at noon, ...

An open letter

Taylor Fase, Senior staff writer

September 8, 2015

Dear freshmen, It's your first day of high school, how exciting! Not to mention nerve wracking. The movie industry has implanted a false image into your minds of stolen lunch money and "nerds" getting shoved in lockers by jocks. But a true upperclassman is here to assure you that neither of those things a...

Welcome back Bucs – Life

September 8, 2015

Superintendent candidates released for next year

Kevin Swain, Senior staff writer

April 16, 2015

Andrew Ingall  - Current Superintendent, Chelsea School District in Chelsea, MI. - Former teacher and coach in Okemos, Principal/Assistant Principal at Beach Middle School - Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from Western Michigan University -Interview: Thursday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. ...