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Grand Ledge Public Schools’ Former Superintendent Sues School District

December 11, 2020

Grand Ledge superintendent Brian Metcalf, who has been on paid leave since early June due to comments made on the death of George Floyd, a man from Minneapolis who was killed by an officer, is suing the school district and it’s Board of Education, claiming more than $1.4 million in damages. On May 30th,...

A Look Back on the Losses of 2020

December 11, 2020

Kobe Bryant     Kobe Bean Bryant was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 23, 1978. Bryant was the third child of Cox Bryant and former National Basketball Association player Joe Bryant. At the age of six, Bryant’s family moved to Italy where the young Kobe would learn to love the game of basketball....

An Overview of the Grand Ledge Public Schools Bond

December 11, 2020

    In 2018, a proposed bond to increase funding for Grand Ledge Public Schools was voted upon and passed. The bond contained funding for many parts of the Grand Ledge Public Schools system, including improvements to various learning buildings, new athletic facilities and equipment, and changes to roads to accommodate...

Varsity Swim CAAC’s

Recent Sports Stories

2020 Girls’ Volleyball Season

December 11, 2020

Sarah Anderson - Senior GL Varsity Volleyball What was the most difficult game this season? “Our most difficult game was against Rockford at a tournament in the beginning of the season. We learned some lessons from that game that we’ve learned throughout the season.” What is your record...

Girls’ Swim and Dive: Senior Night

December 11, 2020

          Insta: @cometswimanddive Roster: https://grandledgecomets.org

December 11, 2020

University of Michigan Fans Olivia Vanderlaan: I have been a University of Michigan fan ever since I can remember. My dad grew up as one and taught me to be one as well. And while that is how my love for the University of Michigan started, over the years I made it my own. It is definitely hard being a U of...

Recent Features Stories

December 12, 2020

Even though students weren’t in school in person for this year’s homecoming, they still got to take part in the celebrations. With the pandemic, events this year were done a bit differently. Here's a look at how the Grand Ledge Homecoming Parade went during a pandemic.  

October 29, 2020

    In the new online environment, regular classes are hard enough. So, how are advanced placement (AP) students coping with the changes? 2020 has been a year full of many twists and turns from the start of the COVID-19 outbreak to being quarantined for 6 months and now schools are taking place in a new way.   ...

Senior Goodbyes 2020

May 26, 2020

Brandon Foy, Editor-in-Chief     High School: a time to discover yourself and make lifelong memories. Little freshman Brandon came into high school having absolutely no idea what he was doing or who he was. As crazy as it is to admit, being on the Newspaper staff was one of the things that helped mold my...

Recent Entertainment Stories

How Movie Theaters Are Adjusting To The Global Pandemic

December 11, 2020

Over the past several months, many businesses have had to adjust to the catastrophes of 2020, especially the Covid-19 virus. Wearing masks, sanitizing and temperature checks became the new normal with no clear stop in sight. For movie theaters, they have had a much bumpier road since the early CoronaVirus stages...

THE Grand Ledge High School’s Favorite Streaming Services

December 11, 2020

For the average human being, watching and “binging” TV shows have become the new normal for consuming entertainment. Long gone are the several days of waiting in between episodes; most television shows have all of their episodes released at once. Through the power of streaming, watching season after season...

Does Censorship Need to be Changed in Today’s Age?

December 11, 2020

 The existence of censorship and content restrictions has always been a heated topic. According to Oxford Languages, “Censorship” is defined as “the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information on the basis that such material is considered ‘harmful.’” In the case of entertainment,...

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