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Class of 2021 has one last hoorah ending the school year with senior assassin

Class of 2021 has one last hoorah ending the school year with senior assassin

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor May 12, 2021

Beginning Wednesday, May 12, seniors who paid an entrance fee of $5 are able to participate in this year’s senior assassin ran by senior Maggie Walsh. The game is not associated with Grand Haven High...

FLEXING: Senior and three-time belly flop champion Thomas MacDonald basks in his victory.

Seniors make final splash with belly flop competition

Sarah Mayer, News Editor May 9, 2021

Senior Ellyn Skodack organized a belly flop competition that took place on May 6. She and the student senate hoped to raise money and awareness for cystic fibrosis.  “A week ago, I was talking with...

Although Science O season was canceled, seniors move on and take experiences with them

Although Science O season was canceled, seniors move on and take experiences with them

Ben Pease, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 15, 2020

Along with many other clubs and sports, the Science Olympiad team faced the cancelation of their season due to the coronavirus outbreak this spring.  Senior Samantha Kasbohm was full of disappointment...

Senior Jack Timmer canot help but beam as the boys swim senior night ends; he is thankful for this season.

Boys swim seniors grateful for support, time spent in sport

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 25, 2020

Senior swim captains Carter Brown and Jack Timmer walked down the student-filled hallway, ready to head to states. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) prohibited all spectators attending,...

After receiving her flower, senior Morgan Goss smiles while hugging Coach K on senior night.

Girls Basketball lose to Caledonia on senior night

Macayla Cramer, Reporter February 24, 2020

WHAT HAPPENED:  On Friday the girls basketball team played Caledonia at home, for their final game on their home court this season. For seniors, this is signalling the end of their high school basketball...

Students part of pay it forward toured the Childrens Advocacy Center in Holland and were able to learn the work of the center. (Photo courtesy of Brian Williams)

Pay it forward continues to make a change in everyday lives

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor February 2, 2020

Pay it forward is a semester-long class where students create a project to benefit the community and make an impact in other people’s lives.  “I wanted to create a class that offered a whole bunch...

Second semester exams are avoidable for seniors if theyre able to follow the requirements.

Exam waivers motivate seniors to finish strong

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor January 24, 2020

Seniors are exempted from their second semester exams if they’re able to keep up with the requirements. “It’s been very successful,” assistant principal Mike Roberson said. “We’ve seen much...

Preview: varsity boys’ swim

Macayla Cramer, Reporter December 12, 2019

As of last week, the boys are back in the pool again, diving into another season. This year’s returning swimmers are already feeling the loss of their seniors from last season. With only a week in the...

Senior Connor Worthington stays and waits until every member of the team walks off the field. Worthington is pictured embracing senior Owen Krizan as they head for the locker room.

Varsity football falls to Hudsonville in season finale

Macayla Cramer, Reporter November 9, 2019

What Happened:  The Buccaneers fought a war last night at Hudsonville’s Eagle Stadium. They battled through bitterly cold weather conditions, poor management and sportsmanship, which sparked several...

Junior LJ Sandoval uses quick foot work to get around Unions defense.

Varsity football wins on Union’s home turf

Macayla Cramer , Reporter October 29, 2019

WHAT HAPPENED:  This past Friday, the Bucs played away at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids to play their final pre-season game in OK Red conference against Grand Rapids Union. The Bucs came out strong...

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