• Is it Possible to Graduate from College debt free?
    Opinion

    Is it Possible to Graduate from College debt free?

    Ainslie Johnson

    November 3, 2016

    The average college graduate leaves school with about $23,000 in student loans. Not only will a debt like this take 20-30 years to pay off, but it will make it hard to get a job, buy a house, and will put stress on relationships. Student loans have become the norm in our culture; talked about as if th... READ MORE »»

    SInce 1980 the average price of college has increased exponentially as the median family income has begun to flat line. Today’s college grads find themselves having to pay off huge student loans on incomes not much higher than their parents when they graduated 30 years before.

    NCES

  • GHS Marching Band: Worth the Dedication?
    Arts & Entertainment

    GHS Marching Band: Worth the Dedication?

    Briar Potvin, Reporter

    November 3, 2016

    The Grandville High School Marching Band is an award-winning band that performs at competitions, local, state, and national levels each fall. They also play during home football games at halftime. The GHS Marching Band is comprised of students from our high school, which urges the question: how do s... READ MORE »»

    Grandville High School Homecoming 2013

  • Varsity Football and Cheer Teams Make a Positive Impact in Their Community
    Sports

    Varsity Football and Cheer Teams Make a Positive Impact in Their Community

    Ainslie Johnson

    November 3, 2016

    Grandville’s Varsity football and cheer teams came together on the turf for the 2nd annual Victory Day on a cool Saturday morning last month. Victory Day was brought to the high school by current Head Varsity Football Coach Eric Stiegel. The purpose of Victory Day is to give special needs kids a c... READ MORE »»

    Students participating in Victory Day showed off their stuff in front of the grandstands and varsity teams as they scored touchdowns and performed victory dances.

    Grandville Athletics

  • The White Elephant Sale
    GHS News

    The White Elephant Sale

    Briar Potvin, Reporter

    November 3, 2016

    At the beginning of each new year The Grand Rapids YMCA Service Club holds a major fundraiser event called The White Elephant Sale. There are an abundance of selfless donations of clothing, books, household furniture, and appliances that are sold for a reasonable price. This sale begins the last ... READ MORE »»

    57th White Elephant Sale: 96,000 Sq Ft Rummage Sale | Oakland Museum of California

  • College: is it really necessary?
    GHS News

    College: is it really necessary?

    Ella Rozema, Reporter

    November 3, 2016

    Growing up, everyone has always been told the stereotypical plan for your academic career.  You go to school for twelve years, sometimes more, and then go to college for another four plus years and after you graduate from college you work for the rest of your life, but is that really necessary? ... READ MORE »»

    High school students throwing caps in the air seconds after they graduate.

    Photo Courtesy from the Odysessy

  • Grandville Community Service
    GHS News

    Grandville Community Service

    Cheyenne Slaugther, Reporter

    November 3, 2016

    Ms.Mattice is a counselor here at Grandville High School, not only that but she is someone who is willing to help the students open their horizons and volunteer in the community. That is what lead to Ms.Mattice. Volunteer hours are a graduation requirement here at Grandville High School, which p... READ MORE »»

    GHS Green Team president Eli Bieri

    Photo from the GHS Green Team Twitter

  • Buy A Yearbook Now!
    GHS News

    Buy A Yearbook Now!

    Briar Potvin, Reporter

    November 3, 2016

    There’s no better way to remember your high school experiences than by getting your own copy of the Grandville High School official yearbook. Students can order yearbooks now for only $55.00, saving them $10.00, but they shouldn’t wait too long! The deadline for getting a yearbook at this pri... READ MORE »»

    Photo Courtesy of: Jostens Website

  • How students can personalize their yearbooks
    Uncategorized

    How students can personalize their yearbooks

    Emma Miedema, Reporter

    May 2, 2016

    This year, Grandville High School’s yearbook class offers an option to personalize the class yearbook. Typically, parents use this as an opportunity to buy them for their kids in order to show off their accomplishments. Students and families in the community are able to purchase a page in the year... READ MORE »»

  • Taking Athletics to the Next Level
    Health

    Taking Athletics to the Next Level

    Claire Baker, Journalist

    April 27, 2016

    Athletes are always searching for ways to up their game and take them to the next level. For many, diet is usually the piece of performance that they lack the most, especially high school athletes. For athletes who just play sports for fun and do not care about the outcome, nutrition is not a big factor.... READ MORE »»

Making A Splash At GHS

Making A Splash At GHS

Julianne Taylor, Journalist

Of the many sports offered here at Grandville High school, the 2016-17 Boy’s Swim and Dive team is one of the most competitive. Cameron Snoap, a senior on the dive team is d...  Read More »

Dec 6

Keeping Up With Mr. Inman

Keeping Up With Mr. Inman

December 6, 2016

Keeping Our School In “Check”

Keeping Our School In “Check”

December 5, 2016

Madison Tullio: high school student or cosmetologist?

December 5, 2016

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Silence doesn’t mean peace

Silence doesn’t mean peace

Brooke Bennink, Reporter

Silence doesn’t mean peace Suicide is the third leading cause of death for teens. It’s becoming a growing issue in cities and schools and peers need to be paying mo...  Read More »

Dec 13

  • Is it Possible to Graduate from College debt free? November 3, 2016
  • High School Relationships: Yay or Nay? May 20, 2016
  • Top Down Cruisin’ May 19, 2016

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Alpha Alley

Alpha Alley

Shawn Roncka, Journalist

Winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when people avoid going outside and start looking for activities to do inside. Many people have found that bowling...  Read More »

Dec 5

  • Herb & Fire bring “Fire” to Grandville November 3, 2016
  • Hope Through Art November 3, 2016
  • Grand Rapids Coffee Hot Spots November 3, 2016

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Grandville Girls Cross Country 2016

Grandville Girls Cross Country 2016

Alison Ursum, Reporter

The hard work and dedication this summer and throughout the fall really paid off this season for the girl’s cross country team. From the first race, Jennifer Callendar, co...  Read More »

Dec 9

Recent Sports Stories

  • Best Buffet in Grand Rapids December 8, 2016
  • 108 Years, The Cubs Win it All December 8, 2016
  • Rockford Rematch December 8, 2016

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As the weather changes, so does your health

As the weather changes, so does your health

Brooke Bennink, Reporter

With colder temperatures & weather changes just around the corner, germs and illness isn’t far behind. As fall months transition from shorts and t-shirts to sweatsh...  Read More »

Nov 8

School Lunches or Brown Bags?

School Lunches or Brown Bags?

November 3, 2016

Earth Day Happenings

Earth Day Happenings

April 27, 2016

Grandville youth trails to victory

Grandville youth trails to victory

April 27, 2016

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