The Comets' Tale

Literary Film Studies Class Comes to Grand Ledge

Courtesy Photo by Vincent Cook

Cook took this picture at the Capital City Film Festival in Lansing. The Film Club has attended the Capital City Film Festival for the last few years.

Recent News Stories

Area 51 or Failure 51?

October 15, 2019

The military base in Nevada known as Area 51 has been shrouded in mystery for decades, with multiple reports of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) having been observed by locals around the base since the 1950s. Though the U.S. government has stayed consistent in saying these sightings are just the result of testings...

Flags Fly at Fallen Heroes Night

October 1, 2019

Students of all grades are dressed and ready to celebrate our fallen heroes. The Fallen Heroes game has always been a favorite amongst the community.  Each player represents someone’s life that was lost fighting for this country. After the game, each player met with the family of the men they represented.  It...

Construction In Grand Ledge

August 30, 2019

Consumers Energy is determined to replace and enhance pipes in natural gas systems all across Michigan, including for the residents of Grand Ledge. Starting on August 5th, Consumers Energy implemented new gas distribution lines across Broadbent road and Saginaw highway, causing the road to be closed until August...

Gearing Up for Football

Recent Sports Stories

Week 1 Varsity Football Game

September 17, 2019

On a cloudy and tense night, week one of Varsity Football kicked off for the 2019-2020 school year. With the first game rapidly approaching, the expectations and nerves of the 2019 Grand Ledge Varsity team reached their peak.  “I was excited to see where we stack up against difficult opponents such as Hudsonville,”...

On Course for Success

September 17, 2019

For most, running a 5k is the last thing they want to do. However, the boys and girls on the Grand Ledge High School Cross Country team would beg to differ, as they choose every day to run and train for races.  High School sports can be very exciting. Grand Ledge High School has a variety to get involved in....

My Summer as a Grand Ledge Varsity Football Player

September 10, 2019

Most people do not know what it is like, what it takes to be ready to play under the Friday night lights. They do not know the blood, sweat, and guts that go into being ready for the season. My senior season on the Grand Ledge Varsity Football team began with a heartbreak back in the winter of 2018. That was just...

The Key to a Better World

Graphic by Hannah Perri

Key Club gives back to its community by cleaning up the environment and being kind to those around. Key Club is named after its parent club, Kiwanis International.

Recent Features Stories

2..4..6..8..It’s Spirit Week, Participate!

October 9, 2019

 From the crazy costumes, to the plethora of color, Spirit Week is a time for students to express their school spirit. At most schools, Spirit Week is a staple of homecoming. Each day, students are asked to dress up according to different themes related to Homecoming. This year, Grand Ledge High School’s theme...

    GLHS Globe-Trotters: Grand Ledge Students Travel The World During Summer 2019 

September 27, 2019

      There are boundless activities for students to do during summer vacation, and most will agree that one of the more exciting ones is traveling. Vacationing to different places can give people exciting new memories and help them understand different cultures around the world. In fact, that is exactly...

When Expectations Don’t Meet Reality

September 18, 2019

   It is obvious that there are environmental differences between California and Michigan, so I knew things would not be the same once I moved here. In fact anytime I had talked to classmates about moving here, they would tell me about the cold, the snow, and how much winter is going to suck. Aside from the...

Disney Live-Action: Disaster or Major Money?

Graphic by Hannah Perri

This graph represents the total box office profit for each of the Disney live-action movies by order of release. The bottom is the oldest and the top is the most recent.

Recent Entertainment Stories

Hollywood’s Bleeding: Fire on Fire

October 1, 2019

Triple Platinum Rock/Hip-Hop recording artist Post Malone has done it again with his third studio album: “Hollywood’s Bleeding.” Malone was topping the charts with his first album “Stoney,” as well as his second album “Beerbongs and Bentleys,” which showed off his unique style and great sound....

Tik Tok, The New Vine?

September 30, 2019

The recent uproar of the viral video platform Tik Tok has caused it to become one of the most popular social media platforms in our generation. People often like to compare Tik Tok to the now extinct Vine because they both were about attempting to do the wackiest things one can do in the time given for Vine, it...


September 6, 2019

 BROCKHAMPTON’s 5th studio album Ginger came out August 23rd this year, and there is so much to talk about. People have been waiting for this album for about a year now, and I am excited to tell any Grande Ledge BROCKHAMPTON fans what I think this album is all about. Since their last release Iridescence, fans...

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