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10% of personnel reduced in aftermath of BPS budget shortfall

10% of personnel reduced in aftermath of BPS budget shortfall

Erika Rice June 10, 2022

Someone can buy a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT for $1.5 million. The budget for the 2016 Oscar-winning drama film Moonlight was $1.5 million. A (slightly damaged) Honus Wagner baseball card sold...

Virtual model shows the athletic building addition.

Upcoming athletic renovations will better Groves community

Leah Salzenstein, News Editor June 3, 2022

The largest change in athletic facilities since the school’s opening has begun. Passed by the Birmingham community on March 10 BPS secured a bond of $195 million dollars toward renovations for the...

The backup in the Groves parking lot creates an issue for students to be on time for class.

Grades not attendance should determine if seniors take finals

Emma Schardt June 3, 2022

“Grades are what will get you into college.” “You need this grade to pass.” “My mom will kill me if I don’t get an A.” These are the thoughts that swirl through my head and that of...

A silver hawk perched outside of the front entrance. The entrance was extremely welcoming. The silver hawk is a perfect pairing with the modern valet loop, senior Lexy Rosenwasser said.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Ethan Marcus May 21, 2022

Located in Troy on Big Beaver Road is the magnificent-LOOKING Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant. While the stunning entrance indicates that the food will be five-star worthy, it surely is not. A well-lit...

The buildings lined up and down the street guide all pedestrians eyes toward the huge Eiffel Tower staring down at everyone. This photo was taken at Rue Saint-Dominique on March 26.

My spring break experience in Paris

Jackson Schultz May 21, 2022

I heard the bustling crowds, speaking both French and English, past the crepe stand. I saw the pigeons, looking for food, flapping their wings, and I felt the wind rushing past me. I savored the moment...

Beer leans back and poses at the end of a song at her concert on November 11, 2021.

Madison Beer concert review

Blair Chernow May 21, 2022

Sweat trickled down my back as I stood plastered to the girl in front of me in the small main room of St. Andrews hall, waiting for the cheesy pop tunes to cease and the lights to dim. I bought tickets...

 Junior Sydney Herrmann texts her friends and discusses the mood at school on Thursday, December 2, following the shooting at Oxford High School.  “I was petrified. It was eerily quiet. Everyone was still in shock from what had happened the day prior. While walking through the halls, everyone was looking at each other with a distrustful and scared look on their faces as if they were prepared for the worst from anyone at any time,” Herrmann said.

Anxiety following the Oxford shooting leads to increasing safety procedures

Elise Wagner, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

“The entire building felt heavy and eerie. I can’t even remember if I’ve ever felt this way at school before. I was suddenly very aware of my surroundings, who I walked past, the random sounds from...

“Actions Not Words. A Ukrainian woman, dressed in a Ukrainian-style scarf, holds up her handwritten poster to support the Detroit’s Hart Plaza protest on February 27. This is a simple yet powerful phrase to emphasize the light needed against the horror unveiling in Ukraine and its poor citizens, many of them are my relatives.

How the horror of my native land unlocks a longing for my family’s safety in Ukraine

Anastasea Marynovska, Editor April 17, 2022

  “Your cousin got drafted.” My heart jolted to a stop, bile rose from deep in my stomach up to my throat and my chest ached with longing, sympathy, and sheer panic as the four words slipped...

Freshman Samantha Koch pins her West Bloomfield opponent after running a half nelson during a match on January 26. “The match can end one of two ways. The first way is by pinning someone, which is putting them on their back. If you pin someone, you dont wrestle for the other periods that you have left. Its just over. Or, it could go to the end of the third period, and just end based on points,” Koch said.

Wrestling team welcomes three females, the first female Groves wrestlers to make a state cut

Before this season there had only ever been one girl in the history of Groves wrestling program. Now, there are three. This year will be the first Michigan girls’ state wrestling tournament. All three...

Groves senior forward Quinton Steele (#22) talks to coach Benny White during Groves’ free throws. “We have got to get certain people to step up, and be confident in themselves, and today we didn’t have that. We will learn from it. We are going to watch some film and let them see what they did wrong,” White said.

Bloomfield Hills takes down Groves boys basketball team 62-46

February 21, 2022

Disappointment. That's all Groves senior guard Aaron DuBose felt after Bloomfield Hills took down the Groves basketball team by a score of 62-46. DuBose didn't think the score was an accurate representation...

On January 25 in a meet versus Seaholm, Groves sophomore Angus MacDonald leads the pack in the 100-meter breaststroke. MacDonald won the race by over 4.5 seconds. I was telling myself to toughen up and bear through the pain because I knew my team needed me, MacDonald said.

Groves boys swim team battles waves of fatigue as the season comes to a close

Ethan Marcus February 17, 2022

Wins, wins, and more wins. This is just how the Groves boys swim team started their season. A fresh start gave the team life. Earning three outright wins and a second-place finish in a tri-meet. The...

Sophomore Naveah Cochran-McKay jumps to obtain the ball before her Seaholm opponent at the Little Caesars Arena as part of the Court of Dreams program on December 19. “Theres definitely a ton of intensity because Seaholm is our rival. This pushes us to do better because we want to show them up,”  Cochran-McKay said.

Groves’ girls varsity basketball team defeats Seaholm at Little Caesars Arena

Samantha Jacobs, Staff Writer January 17, 2022

The lights were brighter. The crowd was bigger. The cheering was louder. Everything was amplified as Groves' girls basketball team faced off against Seaholm at the Little Caesars Arena after the Detroit...

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