Sports

Gull Lake student section excited for rival Lakeview

For years Gull Lake and Lakeview have had a fueled rivalry. The basketball teams have both been phenomenal in the past 10 years; however, both teams have struggled…

GL basketball falls short after a hard fought battle

On Tuesday, varsity boys’ basketball had the long trip to St. Joe for its inter-conference game, which resulted in a 61-54 loss for the Blue Devils. St. Joe…

Gull Lake varsity prepares for rival Lakeview

As their season rolls on, the Gull Lake men’s varsity basketball team gets ready for a Friday night game with rivals, the Lakeview Spartans. In the years before…

Gull Lake Cheer excels at first competition

Gull Lake Cheer excels at first competition

On December 13, the Gull Lake Cheer team competed in its first meet of the season, and traveled to Otsego for the CCCAM Scholarship competition where they were…

News

Substitute teacher’s availability declines at Gull Lake

Substitute teacher’s availability declines at Gull Lake

Shortage felt by GL Schools Gull Lake Community Schools is experiencing a shortage of substitute…

Devils Talk: Students’ most memorable moments of 2014

Devils Talk: Students’ most memorable moments of 2014

DEVILs TALK This week’s Devil Talk question: “What was the most important thing that happened…

Pearson undergoes heart surgery, Pelletier fills in

Pearson undergoes heart surgery, Pelletier fills in

Patrick Pearson has been a GLHS history teacher for almost 30 years. Over Thanksgiving break, he…

Gull Lake’s Christian Sanders recent victim of swatting

Gull Lake’s Christian Sanders recent victim of swatting

Swatting is the act of tricking an emergency service into dispatching an emergency response based…

Gull Lake takes part in Toys for Tots program

Gull Lake takes part in Toys for Tots program

Toys for Tots, a holiday program directed by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, provides an…

New student run school store opens

New student run school store opens

On Saturday, December 6 DECA’s student run school store had its grand opening for Christmas…

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Feature

New Google Accounts here and old OUT: How to transfer your work to google drive

New Google Accounts here and old OUT: How to transfer your work to google drive

What you need to Know All students and staff at Gull Lake Community Schools now have  NEW google accounts, and the old ones will be deleted at the end…

Students reflect on the science behind failed resolutions

Students reflect on the science behind failed resolutions

The start of a new year is often seen by students as the perfect time to gain a fresh start or turn a new page in a person’s…

Emma Way plans to join Navy after high school

Emma Way plans to join Navy after high school

“After high school I’m going to go to college either at a service academy or through ROTC and I’m going to join the military,” sophomore Emma Way said.…

Gull Lake Cheer excels at first competition

Gull Lake Cheer excels at first competition

On December 13, the Gull Lake Cheer team competed in its first meet of the season, and traveled to Otsego for the CCCAM Scholarship competition where they were…

Essential oils making a come back

Essential oils making a come back

Lately there has been a lot of attention focused on essential oils–the liquids that are distilled from plants–and the benefits that they can have. According to Esoteric Oils,…

Noah Winne plans to follow a unique path to success

Noah Winne plans to follow a unique path to success

“I didn’t really decide to go into modeling. It just kind of happened when I signed with my agent in Chicago,” Winne said.  “I was mainly looking to…

Entertainment

Whiplash exhilarates audiences

Whiplash exhilarates audiences

Director: Damien Chazelle Writer: Damien Chazelle Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons In the 1920s, Jazz music was born in African-American communities,…

Singer set to replace Ledger as the Joker

Singer set to replace Ledger as the Joker

On Tuesday, December 2, Warner Bros. announced that Jared Leto will play the Joker in its new DC Comics film Suicide…

Mockingjay: Part One demands to be seen

Mockingjay: Part One demands to be seen

The dystopian, totalitarian nation in which the film is set has captured hearts nationwide. On November 20, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay…

American Horror Story hooks Gull Lake students: season by season

American Horror Story hooks Gull Lake students: season by season

American Horror Story, an erotic horror television program produced by FX has left high school aged viewers across the globe appalled…

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Our Side

Charitable donations require thorough research

Charitable donations require thorough research

Over the past decade or so, the amount of money donated to nonprofits has grown tremendously. Additionally, an increase in the number of nonprofits has added significantly…

Point/Counterpoint

A multimillion dollar Netflix series leaves audience contemplating the book vs. movie

A multimillion dollar Netflix series leaves audience contemplating the book vs. movie

Orange is the New Black painfully contradicts novel In 2011, author Piper Kerman published her first novel about her personal experience in a federal correctional facility for…

Press Box

Gull Lake varsity prepares for rival Lakeview

As their season rolls on, the Gull Lake men’s varsity basketball team gets ready for a Friday night game with rivals, the Lakeview Spartans. In the years…

Environmental News

Reusable bags provide potential opportunity for eco-friendliness

Reusable bags provide potential opportunity for eco-friendliness

“If we continue these careless practices with plastic bags and other harmful items we will only add more and more hazardous waste,” said senior environmental club president…

Food/Dining

Bilbo’s located on South Westnedge turning into a popular pizzeria

Bilbo’s located on South Westnedge turning into a popular pizzeria

Bilbo’s Pizza on South Westnedge Ave is a  restaurant that’s been around since 1976. From outside, Bilbo’s doesn’t look like anything special but on the inside it’s…

Music

Songs of Innocence shames U2–and William Blake

Songs of Innocence shames U2–and William Blake

  Songs of Innocence, U2’s recently released album is extremely unimaginative and all over the place. The inability of this album to be sold to the public…

Student Style

Gull Lake student body contemplates validity of GradeCam

Gull Lake student body contemplates validity of GradeCam

The addition of iPads to the high school in 2012 have allowed teachers to use a new technology as a method for grading, called GradeCam. The common…

Reviews

Whiplash exhilarates audiences

Whiplash exhilarates audiences

Director: Damien Chazelle Writer: Damien Chazelle Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons In the 1920s, Jazz music was born in African-American communities, notably New Orleans. After this golden…

DEVILS TALK

This week’s Devil Talk question: “Is Racism Still Alive at Gull Lake High School?"  Click and listen to student audios.
Freshman Keyshawn Wilson "I have not experienced it to my face but others have."
Sophomore Grace Clancy  "Everyone's okay with each other, but there is still segregation." Junior Emilio Correa  "Yes, because a student made a rap that was really racist. " Senior Claire Haase  "Yes, there is racism for sure because a kid made a song called "White Supremacy."