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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,...

Fitness Center reopens

FITNESS CENTER: Students using the weight room after school.
October 7, 2020

Starting Monday, Oct. 5 the school's fitness center will be opening up. Every Monday through Thursday students are allowed to train in the weight room.  “In the past, we would just open the door...

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...

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...

Library’s collection of books continues to expand

Pictured are some new books that have been recently added to the library's collection on display.
February 20, 2020

New books are usually ordered several times a month holding 20 to 30 books at a time in a box.  “Normally it takes a week or two to get everything in from an order because some things are back-ordered...

Blood drive set for Dec. 3

Junior Emily Stevenson gives blood. Although many people are wary of needles and blood, most students assure that the pinch was better than expected.
November 26, 2019

GHHS will host a blood drive on Dec. 3 during all hours. Sign ups will take place during all lunches on Thursday, Nov. 21, Friday, Nov. 22, Monday, Nov. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 26.  “Thee overall hope...

Dog gone good

Emmy the therapy dog is a furry friend in Amy Polston's 1st grade classroom
Emmy, therapy dog introduced to Rosy Mound to reduce stress in anxious children
November 25, 2019

Amidst a bustling, colorful, elementary school classroom sits a companion curled peacefully underneath a table and staring up with sweet puppy dog eyes. It’s hard to imagine with all the distractions...

GHHS named “school of the year” for vaping education

Deputy Mackeller and Mrs. Schmitt along with others received the
November 13, 2019

Grand Haven High School partnered with a few different organizations through the Ottawa Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (OSAPC) and was able to work and prevent the use of teen substance abuse.  “It’s...

October is a month of kindness

Pictured above is a newspaper clipping after Adam Provencal's death in 1992. (Photo courtesy of Lara Capuano)
October 30, 2019

Adams Acts are a recurring topic that is brought up every October at Grand Haven High School.  “It’s a good time for us to be able to have this kind of reflection where we need to be good to each...

Applied week pushes students to plan for college

The banners hanging in student services represent a variety of colleges in Michigan and out of state as well.
October 18, 2019

The only way to find out if college is the best fit for students is to go on college visits.  “I like the idea that you’re looking at a college to see if they have majors, strong majors that suit...

Egg drop lab excites physics students

Egg drop lab excites physics students
October 18, 2019

Mrs. Walters’ fifth and sixth hour physics class ran their “egg drop lab” that ended with some splattered messes, and some successful devices that helped students better understand their motion unit. The...

Boomerang event brings possibilities to students

Students walk around the gym during the 13th annual Boomerang event.
October 16, 2019

High school administration recently teamed up with local businesses to present the 13th annual “Boomerang” event. Aimed towards seniors for “I have a plan week”, seniors learned about local opportunities...

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