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I Want To Believe

I Want To Believe

Erika Rice January 23, 2023

Bill Konkolesky’s first memory is of a “little gray guy” entering his bedroom and staring down at him. Konkolesky, who was two years old, called for his parents, but by the time they arrived, the...

Here are some of the most popular holiday gifts received among teens this past holiday season

Here are some of the most popular holiday gifts received among teens this past holiday season

Sarah Weinhaus January 2, 2023

The halls have been decked, the Hanukkah candles lit, and every downtown-Birmingham tree swaddled in string lights. While the holiday season in suburban Detroit is coming to an end, those across the area...

Boys tennis team qualifies for the state championship

Boys tennis team qualifies for the state championship

Sarah Weinhaus, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2022

After taking home the state championship title in 2021, the Groves Boys Tennis team is yearning to hold onto that title for a second year in row. Groves hosted 6 neighboring schools on October 6 for Regionals....

Field Days most prized possession: The Bucket. Each grade level spends Spirit Week pawning for the honorary trophy that is this shiny metal tin.

A freshman’s guide to Groves Spirit Week

Sarah Weinhaus, Editor in chief October 5, 2022

‘The Bucket’, Field Day, Powderpuff – these unfamiliar terms can be quite overstimulating for a new student at Groves Highschool, especially a freshman. With no crash course in Spirit Week, one might...

With a smile spread across my face, I prepare to blow out the candles on my eighth birthday cake during October of 2012. My mom stands behind in admiration, with her arms wrapped around me

Hoping it will never be the last hug

Sarah Weinhaus December 15, 2021

They would all be in high school today. Some of them freshmen, some seniors, maybe they’d be graduated and enjoying their first years of college. They’d be learning new things. Leading social lives,...

The Twin Towers hover over Manhattan, New York in a sketch by junior Nolen Kovan. The Twin Towers were two of the seven office buildings in The World Trade Center complex, and even prior to the September 11 attacks, the most influential. These monumental structures and popular tourist attractions were one of the three sights destroyed on September 11. A single skyscraper, which we solely call, the World Trade Center, has replaced the Twin Towers near where they once stood.

Two decades later, staff reflects on loss that still lingers post 9/11

Sarah Weinhaus and Alaina Williams November 24, 2021

Twenty years later many who are now part of our school still feel the shock. September 11th, 2001. Sometime after 9:10 a.m. Cries echoed across the building followed by unforeseen silence and disbelief. ...

Team captains senior RJ Carrell, senior Dylan Brown, and junior Nolen Kovan hold the Division 2 Boys Tennis State Championship trophy, before being honored during the football game’s halftime on October 22.

Boys varsity tennis team brings home The State Title

Sarah Weinhaus November 24, 2021

  “Nobody really expected us to win,” junior two doubles player Dylan Wolf said. The boys varsity tennis team entered the state championship as underdogs, but left as champions on October...

With the ball in her possession, junior Girls Birmingham Lacrosse player Madee McBride navigates her way through the field as her Rochester Adam’s opponent approaches from her right. Madee went on to score three goals for the BWLAX during Thursday, May 20’s playoff game against Grosse Pointe South. During the Rochester Adams game on May 3, the BWLAX team won by a longshot with a 20-1 win.

Girls lacrosse team makes a comeback after last year’s season cancellation

Sarah Weinhaus June 3, 2021

April 9, 2021-it was the first game of the season. Energy levels at an all time high. Laces tightened. Lacrosse sticks woven. Pre game warm-ups in action. It was going to be a great start to the game -...

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