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Spring Lake High School's student-staffed publication

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SLHS Reacts to Uvalde Shooting
SLHS Reacts to Uvalde Shooting
Anna McLean, Editor-In-Chief • May 31, 2022

May 24th, 2022, 11:33 am. Eighteen-year-old, Salvador Rolando Ramos, entered Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Ramos ultimately killed...

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Year in Numbers 2021-2022
Year in Numbers 2021-2022
Anna McLean, Editor-In-Chief • May 23, 2022
Spring Break Extravaganza!
School News
Spring Break Extravaganza!
Skyler Henshaw , Reporter • May 17, 2022

Spring break is probably the most anticipated break in the entire school year. The weather becomes warmer and families go on vacations...

LGBTQ+ Ally Week
LGBTQ+ Ally Week
Evien Berry, Reporter • May 17, 2022
Boys Volleyball Kicks Off Season
Boys Volleyball Kicks Off Season
Ally Amaya, Reporter • May 17, 2022

The Spring Lake High School Boys Volleyball team is a new activity and is a competitive league. Games are open gyms. The practices can happen...

Competitive Cheer Dominates in 3-Peat Win at Comstock Park
Competitive Cheer Dominates in 3-Peat Win at Comstock Park
Skyler Henshaw , Reporter • May 17, 2022

On January 8, 2021, the Competitive Cheer team went to Comstock Park for an invitational. Out of the 26 teams that were meant to compete, only...

Spring Lake Marching Band Secures First at Grandville Invitational
Spring Lake Marching Band Secures First at Grandville Invitational
Abigail Uganski, Reporter • May 17, 2022

October 19, 2021 Spring Lake High School’s marching band has done it again! They scored a whopping 89.9 points at last Saturday’s...

SLHS Girls Cross Country Participates in Jogs For Dogs
SLHS' Girls Cross Country Participates in Jogs For Dogs
Reegan Decator , Reporter • May 17, 2022

Anyone who loves animals has likely at least considered donating to their local animal shelter. Coach Andres and his girls cross country team...

Misinformation in the Media
Misinformation in the Media
Sarah Sevener, Reporter • May 18, 2022

May 3, 2021 Recently, there has been a rise in advocacy for political issues by youth, specifically on social media. Most of the advocacy surrounds...

Why are we just now enforcing no hats and hoods?
Why are we just now enforcing no hats and hoods?
Skyler Henshaw , Reporter • May 18, 2022

March 25, 2021 Personally, I think that it’s a little silly that this late in the year, the administration has started enforcing no wearing...

The 2020 Presidential Circus
The 2020 Presidential Circus
Evien Berry, Reporter • May 18, 2022

October 19, 2020 If you were flipping through channels on the evening of September 29th, you may have stumbled upon what you thought was the...

Of Pranks and Punishment
Of Pranks and Punishment
Andre-Ross Genette , Reporter • May 18, 2022

October 19, 2020 If you happened to be in or around Spring Lake [High School] for any amount of time during the last two weeks, chances are...

The Bathroom Pandemic
The Bathroom Pandemic
Evien Berry, Reporter • May 18, 2022

September 25, 2020 COVID-19 has overtaken the school and completely overshadowed the equally dire issue of the Spring Lake bathroom pandemic....

Kleppe Family GoFundMe
Kleppe Family GoFundMe
May 23, 2022

Grace Kleppe, a recently graduated member of the Publication Staff, and her family have recently (and unexpectedly) found out that Amy Kleppe-her...

Spring Lake Hosts 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Spring Lake Hosts 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Amaya Wiseman , Reporter • May 18, 2022

Saturday, April 16th, 2022 marked the Village of Spring Lakes' second annual “Great Village Easter Egg Hunt”, sponsored by the Hendrickson...

Peaceful Protests for Patrick Lyoya
Peaceful Protests for Patrick Lyoya
Inez Allard, Reporter • May 18, 2022

Patrick Lyoya, a black man, was maliciously killed by a white Grand Rapids police officer this past Apr 4, 2022 after having a physical encounter....

Homecoming Weeks Effect on Local Businesses
Homecoming Week's Effect on Local Businesses
Abigail Uganski, Reporter • May 18, 2022

October 5, 2021 Although the hustle and bustle of homecoming week is most exciting for high school students, it also makes quite the impact...

Tanglefoot Park revamp
Tanglefoot Park revamp
Ryleigh Murphy, Reporter • May 18, 2022

Seniors, are you trying to plan your graduation party and looking for a space to have your party? I have great news for you! Tanglefoot Park...

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