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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...

COVID-19 will not affect snow days at Grand Haven High School.

COVID-19 has not affected snow day policies

Megan Voorhees, Reporter March 3, 2021

Snow day policies will not be affected because of COVID-19. Deciding if the roads are not driveable hasn’t changed at all for superintendent Andy Ingall.  Students are concerned about more school...

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...

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 stands out among students

Paraprofessional Mark Lundvick leaves an impact on every student he meets
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor 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: Students using the weight room after school.

Fitness Center reopens

Misgana Deur, Reporter 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...

(Photo courtesy of Connor Worthington)

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

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor 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...

This current year's coordinator's manual for AP testing.

AP exam money is due now

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor 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...

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

Library’s collection of books continues to expand

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor 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...

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

Blood drive set for Dec. 3

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter 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...

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