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Corona Cultivates Creativity Among FHE Students

While the official ‘stay-at-home’ order issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer at 11a.m. this morning  disheartened many Michiganders, contrarily, many Forest Hills Eastern students have been using the lock down time away from school as an opportunity to grow creatively. Numerous Hawks, such as Emma Smolek (’20), have taken it upon themselves to begin long-term projects to continually work on during the upcoming days of quarantine. “I’m currently working on a large quilt,” she said of…

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Owen Smolek: A Man of Many Facets

In all my harvesting of advice from alumni and upperclassmen, many times it has to do with getting involved in as many extracurriculars as possible. Owen Smolek (‘20) has certainly capitalized upon that to the fullest extent. Owen, the epitome of a triple threat, has invested himself in musical, athletic, and academic programs during his time at Forest Hills Eastern.  On the field, Owen is known as the varsity goalkeeper and has worked on improving…

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Halle Mikula: Threading Positivity into the Community

Halle Mikula (‘21) is a student, creator, and young entrepreneur at Forest Hills Eastern who has enjoyed sewing and other creative pursuits since she was a child. She has recently started a business embroidering hoodies, shirts, tote bags, or other items, including items that clients bring themselves. She has not set prices yet, although she hopes to keep them as low as possible while still covering the cost of the material. She will also donate…

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Biden Dominates Super Tuesday

Last night’s elections, dubbed Super Tuesday, included the largest group of states to vote in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination. 1357 delegates were up for grabs in states like California, Texas, Minnesota, and more. The night turned out to be a huge victory for Former Vice President Joe Biden, and a bad loss for the (former) frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders.  The Former Vice President took home wins in Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina,…

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John Morgan Commits to UMich

John Morgan, a Junior, spends his free time being with his friends and family and is also a devoted lacrosse player. John is a stand-out lacrosse player and has recently committed to play for the University of Michigan: a division one school. He began playing lacrosse in the first grade and started travel-lacrosse in third grade. John fell in love with the creativity of the sport and the fact that it seems to combine all…

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Members of the Hawk Herald Celebrate Lent

Lent is a holiday recognized by all Christians but especially celebrated by Catholics, Orthodox, and some Protestants. The season of Lent lasts forty days and forty nights and commemorates Jesus’s sacrifice during the time he spent alone in the desert. Lent leads up to the Easter Week where Christians remember the Passion and crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It is typical that, starting on Ash Wednesday, followers give up something (usually negative) in their lives to…

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Anatomy of the FHE Band

Contrary to popular belief, you do not choose your instrument; your instrument chooses you. With the exception of some outliers, as Band Kids grow and develop, they are found to fit into categories compiled with many common characteristics found across their sections. Disclaimer: These claims are scientifically-backed with years of observation and experimentation. The Hawk Herald is not responsible for any existential crises resulting from our ability to recognize your characteristic truths before you did. …

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Varsity Cheer Wraps up Their 19-20 Season

The Forest Hills Eastern Varsity Cheerleading team had their districts competition on Friday night. They beat their record high scores in both rounds two and three and came in eighth place out of thirteenth. Only the top four teams advance to the regional competition, so, unfortunately, this was the team’s last time hitting the mat. The team feels that they had a very successful season, even among the various injuries and sicknesses. Head coach Brittany…

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wndr museum of Chicago

The wndr museum of Chicago, Illinois, is a place where you can truly live your wildest dreams. It offers completely immersive experience. Walking through the hallways is dreamlike. The wndr museum has a wondrous selection of artists, ranging from world class, to new emerging, to the guests themselves. It’s a place where opportunity is everywhere, to discover, play, and ask questions.  I was lucky enough to learn about this Chicago attraction right before my trip…

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Science Olympiad Places at University of Michigan

Science Olympiad is a club advised by Mrs. Geers that competes in science competitions in many different categories, including anatomy, meteorology, chemistry, ecology, forensics, and many others. Teams of two or three compete in different events which are either more hands-on or more test-like. Owen Smolek (‘20) competes in building categories like Gravity Vehicle and believes “You get out of it what you put in, because it’s a lot of testing and hypothesizing and rebuilding.…

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