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Covid-19’s impact on Jenison’s spring sports

Camden Knaak, Staff Writer | February 25, 2021

Sports during Covid-19 Jenison High School has many athletes excited for their spring seasons to start especially after last spring’s Covid-19 outbreak. Spring sports are still on track to start and expected to start in March. Fall sports were able to occur and played out well without any issues. After expected outbreaks during the holidays, Winter sports took a hit with restrictions. Covid-19...

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Masks on stage

Hailie Radosa, Staff writer | February 25, 2021

Opening Up As we all know, activities and events, due to the virus, are not exactly open and available to the student body. As well as the staff members. But there is one group that gives it their best to keep moving. Jenison’s Thespian troupe put on performances even with covid. Ms. DeGraaf has had the privilege of directing/advising the High school's shows, along with Ms. Oosterink. Together,...

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DECA states and internationals will be virtual

Kelton Kozeny, Staff Writer | February 25, 2021

DECA states and internationals will be held online on March 8-12 and late April, instead of being in Detroit and Anaheim due to coronavirus. This decision was made recently and will not change. DECA changing their events to virtual affected over 200,000 students across the country who look forward to the competition. Due to Coronavirus, they can not host any in-person events. Should they have gone...

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Jenison is suffering without basketball

Marcus Ryan, Staff Writer | February 25, 2021

Last year, Jenison Basketball was on a tear and the fans cheered every game, but with Covid-19 will we be able to even say that about this season too? Jenison basketball is always a big and important thing in Jenison, whether it is through Pinkout, fundraisers, or even just a regular game. There are many people that come to watch the games every week, and these people pay for a ticket and snacks....

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Seniors take the first step in furthering their education

Kendall Hoeksema, Staff Writer | February 25, 2021

As application deadlines approach and decisions begin to roll out, seniors look back on the factors that had a major influence on where they chose to apply.  This large chapter of a teen's life will soon come to a close. Students start to focus on taking the next steps into adulthood. By furthering their educations teens set the stepping stones for the next chapter of their lives.  Providing themselves...

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To stress, or not to stress

Liana Kaiser, Staff Writer | May 17, 2020

Stress. It overwhelms us, it worries us, and sometimes it can consume us. As YouTube stars, Rhett and Link, from Good Mythical Morning, like to say, “Let's talk about that.”   Stress comes when we have troubles, an overwhelming amount of work, or when there is too much happening in our lives. Stress can warn us of becoming overworked. When you feel stress coming on it is best to step...

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Autism: a look at 3 of many people who changed the world

Abigail Reed, Staff writer | March 9, 2020

Some of the most famous inspirational people in our history were outcasts in their life, people thought of their hobbies and sciences as a waste of time, many of them had struggles with social life.  Satoshi Tajiri, Creator of Nintendo’s Pokémon, and Animal Behavioral Scientist Temple Grandin are known to have Autism. Tim Burton, a famous movie director, as well a scientists, Charles Darwin,...

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Can meditation create world peace?

Shelby Blonk, Staff Writter | March 9, 2020

If it was possible to create world peace just by teaching the next generation of children meditation, would you do it? Doctors, experimentalists, religious leaders, and more have put forth research on the subject which has lead to promising results on a world filled with peace. Though these are just experiments with theories and predictions being made, we can all make a change. The world's problems...

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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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