The Bucs' Blade

Are schools putting too much on teens?

Teens struggle between the balance of homework, sports and their personal lives. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons)
March 3, 2020

Teenagers today have a lot going on and don’t have much time for themselves.  Students have multiple classes a day for five days a week. Homework is given out to students every night and teenagers...

Junior embraces her style day to day

March 1, 2020

Looking in the mirror, junior Kaitlen Erickson looks her outfit up and down admiring the different pieces of clothing she’s put together. She puts pieces together most people wouldn’t think of...

Coach Wiebenga named regional wrestling coach of the year

Coach Jeremey Wiebenga has been named regional wrestling coach of the year. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Wiebenga)
February 27, 2020

Wrestling coach Jeremy Wiebenga has been recognized as regional wrestling coach of the year. “Just knowing how to support your head coach and follow his lead is a job well done,” Wiebenga said.  He...

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...

Five best places for dinner on Valentine’s Day

Olive Garden is one of the top places to take your valentine's date out for dinner.
February 13, 2020

The Paisley Pig Gastropub Grade: B- The Paisley Pig Gastropub is a nice cozy restaurant with lots of different options to eat and is located right in Grand Haven. Having a variety of food allows...

Pay it forward continues to make a change in everyday lives

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

Exam waivers motivate seniors to finish strong

Second semester exams are avoidable for seniors if they're able to follow the requirements.
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...

Milligan’s Mitten Mobile provides quality detailing

A piece of cloth is used to wipe down the car from the soapy exterior.
January 17, 2020

Mud and dust are sprayed off a car as the water hits the surface. The car is soaked in water and drips down the driveway leaving a trail. The water is then changed to soap and soap is sprayed in every...

Twisting trends

January 16, 2020

As I look through my closet, I wonder what I’ll choose to wear for the next day. As I do that, I think “should I wear this or that?” Clothes express who I am and what my mood is for that day....

Interact club looks to spread light to GH community

January 14, 2020

Interact club is a service club that allows members of the club to go around the community and help out where help is needed.  “It’s an awesome group of people that want to connect with others...

Student Recycling in the Community

Photo by Cameron March
December 16, 2019

  The Chemistry teacher Mr. Newton had taken his first 2 hours to meet with the businesses around the local area.  They had met with a representative from Republic trash, Holland energy park,...

Team G.H. holds hot chocolate fundraisers every other Thursday

Hot chocolate is only $1.00 every other Thursday and is delivered during academy.
December 12, 2019

Team G.H. started hot chocolate Thursdays this year and hot chocolate is sold every other Thursday during academy.  “The main purpose of it, of the hot chocolate Thursdays is just to spread positivity,”...

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