Conference Week Practices 3/2 to 3/6

    • Practices will be at the normal times for the Monday events.
    • Normal times for Reach for the Stars, Food Science and Ornithology.
    • NO Water quality or Disease detectives.
    • 12:15 – 2:30 Anatomy and Physiology
    • 2:30 – 3:30 Heredity
    • 4:00 – 5:30pm Experimental Design
    • 5:30 – 6:30 Circuits – same time
    • CRIME: OPEN LAB drop in and practice substance identification from 12 – 2
    • ELG 11 – 3 Come when you can, leave sometime before 3:00pm. Gym will be open for us to fly.
    • Dynamic 2 – 3

Friday Feb 7 – White Pines Buc Blaster impact on practices

Announcements concerning Friday Feb 7, 2020
6th grade practices are cancelled for ELG and Crime Busters to avoid conflicting with the White Pines Buc Blaster. ELG students should plan to fly on Sunday. Crime students can work on samples in the waiting room Tuesday and Wednesday. Dynamic Planet will still be practicing – check your google classroom and/or come late.

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE include what events you are participating in on the google slide presentation of our team. STOP messing with other peoples slides … remember that google provides an editing history and your coaches can see what you have added – we expect you to be kind 100% of the time and appropriate ALWAYS!!!!!! Put in a picture or we will PUT ONE IN FOR YOU!

Friday 1/24 Practices and Social info


  • NO ELG
  • CRIME 3:30 – 4:30 for 7th – 9th graders: for folks attending the social – you may stay until the social. You can even continue to work on crime.  
  • CRIME 4:30 – 5:30 for 6th graders, 9th graders can stay and work on skills.
  • Dynamic 4:30 – 5:30 for people going to the social
  • Dynamic 5:30 – 6:30 for those not attending the social. 

CONCESSION STAND will be opening at 5:05 and any science olympiad student can purchase food at this time.  The “meal deal” is 2 pieces of pizza, pop, and chips for $5 or pizza for $2 and pop for $1. If you are staying after practice and attending the social you need to buy a wristband for the social from Mrs. Jaeger.  
Traffic consideration .… if you will be picking up a child at 5:30.  I suggest the North/Auditorium end of the school 

Snowy Sunday 1/19/2020

PRACTICES ARE ON! However, we know that the conditions can vary greatly from in Grand Haven out to Grand Haven and Robinson Townships. Due to blowing and drifting, the road crews kept to the main roads last night. Please use your best judgement and if parents deem it necessary for safety, please stay home.

Today’s Practices are

  • ELG flying 11:00 – 1:00 in the LAKESHORE gymnasium
  • Aerial Scramble White Pines students  (6/7) : 12:30 to 1:30 pm at White Pines
  • Aerial Scramble Lakeshore students (8/9): 1:30 to 2:30 pm at White Pines
  • Mousetrap: all participants should attend 2:30 – 5:30, WP shop
  • Ping Pong Parachute: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, White Pines gym

Jan 13 – 19 Practices and Tues is Marco’s Pizza Night

Shuttle buses between buildings will run after school with regular numbers and routes. Please note when the waiting room will be open and providing supervision. If the waiting room is not open, you should not be in the building. Please plan ahead and coordinate rides. Don’t forget we have “on demand” public transportation. The Harbor Transit is just 75 cents a ride but an adult needs to arrange the ride. The service area begins at our shoreline and extends to the west to 144th . The Northern boundary is Wilson and Southern is Fillmore .

MONDAY JANUARY 13 – no changes

TUESDAY JANUARY 14 – no changes to practices. MARCOS PIZZA NIGHT!!!! Mention Grand Haven Middle School Science Olympiad when ordering. IF you order on line, the donate a higher percentage. visit


  • Water quality cancelled
  • Disease detective cancelled
  • Fossils : after school (10:45 LS/11:45 WP) – 2:45 pm. This is an “open lab”. Fossils and study material will be there for you to hone your ID skills and work on your binder. You are not required to stay the entire time.
  • NO WAITING ROOM – students should plan to leave when fossils is over at 2:45. Please arrange rides now. There is also the Harbor Transit, our on demand public transportation, just 75 cents a ride but an adult needs to arrange the ride. The service area is from the shoreline and extends to the west to 144th . The Northern boundary is Wilson and Southern is Fillmore .


  • Heredity – cancelled
  • Anatomy and Physiology – the plan is to meet after school but is still in the planning stages. Please check your anatomy and physiology classroom for details – or back here and this will be edited as decision are made and shared
  • Experimental Design normal time 4:30 – 5:30
  • Circuit Lab: normal time 5:30 – 6:30
  • WAITING ROOM opens at 4:30. You should make plans to be OUT OF THE BUILDING until 4:30 unless you are in Anatomy and Physiology. After Anatomy and Physiology you should be out of the building until 4:30.


  • ELG begins after school 11:30 to 1:30.
  • CRIME 12:30 – 2:30
  • Dynamic Planet 2:30 – 3:30
  • Waiting room is open from 11:30 – 3:30 at 3:30 students need to leave the building. Please arrange for rides now – remember there is the Harbor Transit. See link above for more details.


  • Boomilever – normal
  • Mission- all participants should report for the full time 3:30 – 6:30 pm


  • Aerial Scramble White Pines (6/7) : 12:30 to 1:30 pm
  • Aerial Scramble Lakeshore (8/9): 1:30 to 2:30 pm
  • Mousetrap: all participants should attend 2:30 – 5:30
  • Ping Pong Parachute: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm