Be safe on winter’s icy roads

Be safe on winter’s icy roads

December 27, 2017

Winter. It can bring beauty, fun, and enjoyment to the hearts of many Spring Lake Lakers. But putting all those pros to winter aside, winter can also bring...

No shortage of holiday movies to highlight the season

No shortage of holiday movies to highlight the season

December 27, 2017

It’s almost Christmas and the celebration is already in full swing. In between cookie decorating and shopping for gifts, many love to sit down and watch...

Black Friday madness draws near

Black Friday madness draws near

December 27, 2017

Black Friday is fast approaching and with it, the chaos that follows. Stores post great deals and open their doors extra early so customers can get everything...

School spirit enhanced by inclusion of underclassmen in Spirit Week

School spirit enhanced by inclusion of underclassmen in Spirit Week

December 26, 2017

Homecoming week is the time where all grades come together and show spirit for Spring Lake. For years, Spirit Week was amazing, although underclassmen...

Is high school dance attendance on the decline?

by Erin Burke, Opinion

December 26, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Many people believe that school dances are not as popular as they used to be. The decline in school dance attendance could be due to any number of causes. Some students believe that school dances are too expensive, or not worth the cost of admission. On occasion, school dances can fall on days that are already busy with extracurricular activities. Others argue that the music...

Sports-related concussions on the rise

by Erin Burke, Opinion

December 26, 2017

Filed under Editorial

There is debate whether some sports are safe enough for kids. Concussions are on the rise in many sports, especially football. Many people don’t realize that concussions are also somewhat common in other sports, such as ice hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and wrestling. Student athletes must take appropriate steps of action if they are experiencing the symptoms of a concussion. ...

Larry the Laker gets a facelift, to the delight of some, dismay of others

Larry the Laker gets a facelift, to the delight of some, dismay of others

December 26, 2017

Spring Lake Public Schools has changed its logo from the previous logo of Larry the Laker, a sailor with the feature of his weathered face and his iconic...

Trump presidency limps to 100-day mark

Trump presidency limps to 100-day mark

by Truman Ross, Editorial

May 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

As president Donald Trump surpasses his first one hundred days of his presidency, we are forced to examine his performance in what some call a “trial...

What to do on a Spring Break stay-cation?

What to do on a Spring Break stay-cation?

May 11, 2017

Not everyone can be lucky enough to spend Spring Break on a warm, sunny beach or taming the slopes of Aspen. With Spring Break being right around the corner,...

Words Hurt

Words Hurt

May 11, 2017

Words hurt. We can pretend that they don’t. We can pretend that here in Spring Lake, hurtful words do not exist. We can pretend that we do not see another...

My personal experience with depression

My personal experience with depression

by Joe Negen, Editorial

May 11, 2017

Filed under Editorial

Hi, I’m Joe, a lot of you probably know me. I’m the captain of the cross country team, I’m in all of the theater shows, I take AP classes, I’m...

Dakota Access Pipeline standoff continues

Dakota Access Pipeline standoff continues

May 11, 2017

The Dakota Access Pipeline is a 1,172 mile long that will connect the Bakken and Three Forks oil production areas spanning from North Dakota to Illinois. ...

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