• Christmas Break peace and happiness? Try panic and homework
    Academics

    Christmas Break peace and happiness? Try panic and homework

    Claudia TenElshof, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    Lily wishes that to relax and enjoy spending time with her family and friends was all she had to undertake this Christmas vacation. Instead, she feels as though she had to work on her stacks of homework and exam review guides to prepare for a week of tests. There may be two weeks to get them completed...

  • DECA do, or DECA do not?
    Academics, Clubs and Organizations

    DECA do, or DECA do not?

    Asa Stapleton, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    You may have heard of it. You may have yet to. Whichever may be your cause, if you love business and competition, or are curious, You may love DECA. When in DECA, you get to taste what the world of business, and compete at the same time. Who would put off an opportunity? Why would you compete in DECA? Because it op...

  • Exam Cram
    Academics, Dances and Events, Student Life

    Exam Cram

    Emily Potter, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    When midterm exams roll around it can be intense and nerve-racking. Jenison students prepare for their mid-term exams on January 15-18, 2019. Alexander Graham Bell quotes that, “Before anything else, preparation is key to success.” There are many steps to preparing one to be successful in exams. You have ...

  • AP Statistics: a great starting point for AP enthusiasts
    Academics, Opinion, Student Life

    AP Statistics: a great starting point for AP enthusiasts

    Hai-Phuong Nguyen, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

    Do you have plans on taking AP classes in the near future? At Jenison High School, they offer a variety of AP classes for you to choose from. The AP classes available at this school are AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP English, etc. However, you still need a class to look forward to? AP Statistics provid...

    AP Statistics

  • Odd One Out by Nic Stone: a review
    Review

    Odd One Out by Nic Stone: a review

    Mycah Kasper, Staff Writer

    January 15, 2019

         The three main characters look for love and trying to find answers, with three one will be left out. This book shows you the truth behind love and how people find love in the strangest ways that can come at unexpected times which sometimes leads to heartbreak and can break life long friendships. ...

Christmas Break peace and happiness? Try panic and homework

Claudia TenElshof, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

Lily wishes that to relax and enjoy spending time with her family and friends was all she had to undertake this Christmas vacation. Instead, she feels as though she had to work on her stacks of homework and exam review guides to prepare for a week of tests. There may be two weeks to get them completed, but Christmas break needs to stay just that: a break from schoolwork and obligations. “I don’t...

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DECA do, or DECA do not?

Asa Stapleton, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

You may have heard of it. You may have yet to. Whichever may be your cause, if you love business and competition, or are curious, You may love DECA. When in DECA, you get to taste what the world of business, and compete at the same time. Who would put off an opportunity? Why would you compete in DECA? Because it opens a world of doors for you. Participating in DECA lets you test your wits against...

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Exam Cram

Emily Potter, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

When midterm exams roll around it can be intense and nerve-racking. Jenison students prepare for their mid-term exams on January 15-18, 2019. Alexander Graham Bell quotes that, “Before anything else, preparation is key to success.” There are many steps to preparing one to be successful in exams. You have to remain diligent, hardworking, and focused. In order to excel on exams, you must equip yourself...

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AP Statistics: a great starting point for AP enthusiasts

Hai-Phuong Nguyen, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

Do you have plans on taking AP classes in the near future? At Jenison High School, they offer a variety of AP classes for you to choose from. The AP classes available at this school are AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP English, etc. However, you still need a class to look forward to? AP Statistics provides a great opportunity for those that are brand new to AP classes. You can take this class whether you...

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Odd One Out by Nic Stone: a review

Mycah Kasper, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

     The three main characters look for love and trying to find answers, with three one will be left out. This book shows you the truth behind love and how people find love in the strangest ways that can come at unexpected times which sometimes leads to heartbreak and can break life long friendships.     Coop is in love with his gay best friend and only one can fill his wants as she can....

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AP Statistics: a great starting point for AP enthusiasts

Hai-Phuong Nguyen, Staff Writer | January 15, 2019

Do you have plans on taking AP classes in the near future? At Jenison High School, they offer a variety of AP classes for you to choose from. The AP classes available at this school are AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP English, etc. However, you still need a class to look forward to? AP Statistics provides a great opportunity for those that are brand new to AP classes. You can take this class whether you...

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Senior Wildcats discover new opportunities at College Career Fair.

Hai-Phuong Nguyen, Staff Writer | December 20, 2018

October 10th, 2018 is a huge day for the Senior Class of 2019 at Jenison High School. They use the opportunity to see which college to attend after high school during the College Career Fair, while everyone else (freshmen, sophomores, and juniors) take the PSAT. The seniors wander around the 200 hallway for  their presentations, and hope to find the perfect college. Representatives are eager to explain...

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Peter Leavenworth, Staff Writer | December 4, 2018

Godzilla may appear as simply a giant monster attacking cities. Though there’s a deeper meaning behind the existence of the monster. Tomoyuki Tanaka, director Ishiro Honda, special effects designer Eiji Tsuburaya and composer Akira Ifukube created Godzilla. The idea for Godzilla came from Tanaka. While he was on a plane from Indonesia to Japan, he peered out of the plane window and down at the...

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Malachi Smith, Aaron Haney, and Justin Thompson | November 20, 2018

Imagine sitting in class snoozing off to your English teacher, when all of a sudden you hear fireworks go off. This followed by screaming and your teacher running toward the door putting lockdown practice into play. This should not be part of any day, yet this is a reality for students, families, and communities.  19 years ago, “school shootings” were unheard of until Columbine. School shootings...

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Drew Bobeldyk, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

  “I walked by the bookstore and they were selling my jersey, but I never saw a penny of profit from it,” said Jalen Rose, ESPN sports columnist and former basketball player for University of Michigan. For Jalen Rose, and many other Nation Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players who were once in his position, finding money while playing sports in college can be difficult. As it stands...

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