Our American heritage and our responsibility for preserving it

By Sam Posey-Goodrich High School Senior “What new challenges will America face as we move forward into the future?” Every day, our nation’s leaders are working towards improving all aspects of the American society. Our technology becomes more advanced, defense programs are improved, our population is increasing, etc. However, as with any new change, there […]

Voice of Democracy: Why My Vote Matters

by Haley Hicks For over a decade, I’ve marveled at the abilities of adults. Their seemingly endless options and privileges mesmerized me, as they drove their own cars and bough their own groceries. Yet, as I myself grow older and take on more of these tasks each day, they become exceedingly mundane, tedious and somewhat […]

Blackhawks 2018 league championship season

League Title, Academic Achievement, and All State Honors highlight the Brandon Blackhawks 2018 season. The 2018 Brandon Blackhawks football team exceeded everyone’s expectations this season and gave the whole community a year to remember. The season ended in a 22-15 district playoff loss to the South Lyon East Cougars in highly contested game that featured […]

Goodrich Theatre trifecta of one act plays

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Goodrich High School is putting on a night of one act plays Nov. 8-11. The show consists of three, one act productions: Tell-Tale Heart, The Gift of the Magi and Tracks. “It’s more opportunities for students to act,” said director Steven Mitchell, who directs the show ‘Tracks.’ Lindsey Carlisle is […]

Goodrich Equestrian Team Division B State Champions

The Goodrich Equestrian team rode into history last weekend by winning the schools first state championship in Division B. From Oct. 11-14, the Midland County Fairgrounds hosted the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association (MIHA) state championship show. Forty high school equestrian teams from across Michigan qualified to compete in Division A, B, C or D. Divisions […]

Three GHS seniors vie for National Merit Scholarship

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Monday night five high school students were recognized for their high PSAT/NMSQT scores during the board of education meeting. Mike Baszler, high school principal announced that two were commended students and three are now PSAT/NMSQT scholarship semi-finalist. “We’ve not had this many in 10 years,” said Baszler. “We are […]

Martians win County Line Cup

Martians win County Line Cup

From left, Ben Flotemersch, Owen Clary, Hunter Stonerock, Garret McGuffin, Hunter Haffner, Carson Turnbow, Riley Moore Hunter Ocwieja and Ty Peterson. Back row from left, Evan Huizenga, Nolan Robb, Garrett Doud, Trevor Taylor, Gerrit Cramer, Brayden Raether, Mason Kolanowski, Garret Osterhout, Zach Duval and Reilly Shellenbarger. On Monday night the Goodrich Martians Varsity Soccer team […]

New season, plenty of talent for 2018 Martian playoff run

By David Fleet Editor The 2018 Martians are ready to build off a stellar turnaround season and return to the playoffs. Last year the Martians tallied an 8-2 season after a dismal 0-9 campaign in 2016. “We are very optimistic about this team,” said Head Coach Tom Alward, beginning his 27th year at the helm. […]

School’s out:Salmon released from class

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Last month a fish tale ended for a school. On May 2, Peggy Miller-Zelinko performed her annual project with her 5th grade class to raise salmon. “I started this program five years ago with the students of Brandon Academy,” said Miller-Zelinko. “This year I am teaching at Harvey Swanson and […]

‘Triple B’compete at Bridge Design Nationals

By David Fleet Editor On May 20-22, BHS freshman Emma Martin, Ella Miller, and Christa Spencer participated in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering Bridge competition. The event is coordinated by American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials (AASHTO). The bridge building team of “Triple B” traveled to Franklin, Tenn., to compete against five […]

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