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Time For a Change

Skylar Brandt, Staff Writer | February 12, 2020

Seeking school schedule   Schools interesting if you had good classes but also learn what you want to. Some classes you have to take but for electives you  allowed to choose want you want. If you start that class and say I do not like it or I do not understand it then you have a choice to switch it. Be happy with what you choose.     Switching classes can make you distraught but it could...

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Girls in STEM: Escaping Space

Liana Kaiser, Staff Writer | February 12, 2020

This spring Girls in STEM is “flying to space.” Girls in STEM is a club here at Jenison High School, that started six years ago. Its primary purpose is to empower and teach young girls about STEM. Throughout the school year we meet with elementary students and perform STEM projects with them. In fall of this 2019-2020 school year, we met with first through third graders. We held a build-a-boat...

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How does mental illnesses affect students and teachers?

Madison Ulrich, Staff Writer | February 12, 2020

What is a mental illness? A mental illness is an illness that affects your learning, interactions and reactions/emotions to things. They can cause issues in everyday life for people like social interactions, going to specific places or seeing a specific person. What is it like? Having a mental illness isn’t something you should take joke about. These can affect you at any time, anywhere specifying...

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All about Nepeta Cataria

Jayden Middlecamp, Staff Writer | December 18, 2019

I know your first initial thoughts: What in the world is Nepeta Cataria? Better known as catnip, Nepeta Cataria is the harmless plant that domesticated cats are susceptible towards. Cats have a constant urge for the plant, and it allows their brain to bounce off into space. When cats ingest this flavorful herb, it tends to lead to interesting behavioral patterns.  “The active substance of...

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Benefits of Trade School

Corrine Vainavicz, Staff Writer | December 18, 2019

Trade school can be significant to many high school students. Trade school is significant because students who do not want to go to a two or four year school have an opportunity to go to a school for a short amount of time and then go into the workforce.  Even if you still want to go to a two or four year school after high school going to a tech center and learning can be significant. ''I...

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December 18, 2019

In November 11 the USA celebrate Veterans Day to honor veterans of all wars in which the U.S. has fought. In fact, it’s an occasion to come together to remember and honor the soldiers who fought for this country and its freedom. Nevertheless many people don’t know the origins of this holiday nor why it was established in the first place. Armistice Day It has not always been the Veterans...

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Could a different kind of bond be used to improve school buildings?

Tobias Hollen, Staff Writer | December 18, 2019

Would help make school just that much more interesting to go to every day. One bond, a capital appreciation bonds which is a bond that is available right away but it takes time for people to pay it off. However, the interest grows making it more expensive in the long run for people who still live there, considering lots of people still live around Jenison I don’t think this vote would ever pass.  One...

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Why medicare for all will not work

Corrine Vainavicz, Staff Writer | November 13, 2019

The Medicare for all act will replace almost all the insurance with a government run single payer plan. The democratic party will try to push this act till the 2020 election because they believe that everyone should have health care. Medicare for all will not work for the American people and here is why. The taxpayers will not want to pay more. Medicare for all cost at the least $32 trillion...

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Dallas Price | November 11, 2019

The people of Hong Kong demand freedom, why deny them? The people of Hong Kong clearly demand the right to be free and democratic, preferably as their own sovereign nation. They are the ones who live in Hong Kong and they should be the ones to decide how the want their land to be run. Their passion towards this movement is very clear. The protests have been going on, practically nonstop, for several...

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Lacrosse: A Controversial Sport

Connor Grypma, Staff Writer | May 21, 2019

Lacrosse has become a loved sport all over the world and gets added to many schools sports programs because of the growing amount of kids that enjoy playing the sport.   But along with the large amount of lacrosse lovers, there are tons of haters as well. Lots of people see lacrosse as a fragile sport with the use of some pads and a ripoff of sports such as soccer or football. Jenison High...

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All about Nepeta Cataria

Looking back at BTS’ “Love Yourself” series

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WayV “Take over the Moon” with New Mini Album

November 13, 2019

Are Electric cars worth the cost?

Are Electric cars worth the cost?

November 13, 2019

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How does mental illnesses affect students and teachers?
Benefits of Trade School

Benefits of Trade School

December 18, 2019

Looking back at BTS’ “Love Yourself” series

December 18, 2019

Jenison ‘16 graduate, Jake Sievers, becomes Outback bowl mascot

Jenison ‘16 graduate, Jake Sievers, becomes Outback bowl mascot

December 18, 2019

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Girls in STEM: Escaping Space
Student life is being shown through student’s eyes.

Student life is being shown through student’s eyes.

November 1, 2019

DECA: a great chance to get your business career started!

DECA: a great chance to get your business career started!

October 31, 2019

NAHS: Express your inner Artist!

NAHS: Express your inner Artist!

October 9, 2019

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