The Battle for States

Emilea Watkins, Staff Writer | March 14, 2019

The battle for states for the Jenison robotics club began at the beginning of their season early this school year. From practices to tournaments, the countless groups work for months in order to qualify for the robotics state championship, held at Michigan State University, followed by possible qualification for the world championship.    Beginning in early September, the Jenison robotics...

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Do positive teammates help your performance in sports?

Mycah Kasper, Staff writer | January 9, 2019

“One man might be a crucial ingredient of a team, but one man can not make a team,” said Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, retired professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. A team member can make or break your team when everyone gets along your team will perform better than if you drop respect and trust for each other. If you have stronger bonds with your team you will perform better. Runners...

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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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Women’s Cross Country Team Impresses at Regional Meet

Jenna Hillary, Staff Writer | December 19, 2018

The Girls cross-country team raced the regional meet on Saturday October, 27. They took on the best teams of the region such as Rockford, Forest Hills Northern, GR Ottawa Hills, Grand Haven, and Forest Hills Central. The girls placed 6th overall, which was two places higher than predicted.  This years regional meet took place on Allendale's home course, located at Allendale High School. The weather...

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Too Much Homework

Hailey Postma, Staff Writer | December 19, 2018

The controversial topic of homework and to clarify, this question: do students get too much homework? comes up all the time in many conversations among students and adults. Many people say students get loads homework creating difficulty with finding time for other activities because the homework takes hours to complete. On the other hand, many other people say students need more homework each night. Countless...

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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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Are NFL players over paid?

Eli Anderson, Staff Writer | November 20, 2018

Not many people see what happens to teachers once they leave for the day. For those that do, know that life is not easy, mostly due to their financial situations. As molders of the future, teachers are grossly underpaid in many states. The same could be said for our military men and women who don’t know if they’ll ever see home again when they go to work. NFL players are overpaid not solely...

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