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Month: September 2018

The Expressive and Well-Respected Ms. Devarenne

By Lucy Dobson and Kennedy Pfeiffle It is safe to say, that Ms. Devarenne is one of the most involved teachers in the students and community here at FHE. Leading the senior squad and organizing all the senior events, is no easy task, but Ms. Devarenne executes this task just about perfectly.  In the classroom, her teaching style shows her passion about education and her involvement with students. For example, her students can be found…

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Read or Watch?

Orange is the new Black I recently read the memoir Orange is the new Black by Piper Kerman. Piper Kerman is an American woman who was indicted of money-laundering in 1998. After pleading guilty she was sentenced 15 months to a minimum security prison in Danbury, Connecticut. Many are familiar with the show, but most are unaware of the book. I stumbled upon this book as I was browsing the aisles at the library. After…

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The Artist Within

By Kennedy Pfeiffle Meet Ella Bowen This is Ella Bowen, she is a sophomore and has a hidden talent…She is an amazing artist! When asked how long she has been captivated by this skill or hobby, she said “I’ve been doing art the second I came out of the womb, at least that’s what I always say.” She has no artistic limits, she enjoys creating things, whether it is sewing, videography, drawing, writing music, or even…

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What Happens at Senior Retreat Stays at Senior Retreat

Seniors first meeting at the front of Camp Henry. Forest Hills Eastern has had twelve senior classes since our grand opening in August 2004; however, a senior retreat didn’t exist until 2011. Before that time, the seniors enjoyed an all-night party, which now happens after graduation. Our former principal, Mr. Harvey, started this tradition during his first year working with us in 2011. He wanted to bring the senior class together in an overnight retreat.…

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Harrison Centner

Meet Harrison Centner. He is a junior at FHE. This summer he spent 5 weeks at the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, and is also part of the Nutcracker this year, at the West Michigan Youth Ballet. Harrison also partakes in Quiz Bowl at FHE  He is a busy young man and always has a smile on his face! “You don’t have to be smart to be in Quiz Bowl, you just have to like learning.”…

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Lil Naan: Did he leave his rapping days in middle school?

Nanda Murali, an ex-aspiring rapper, may be officially done with his rap career. Nanda, aka Lil Naan, has been making rap music for his loyal followers on SoundCloud since December of last year. His first piece was a collaboration with Eastern alumni Yangster. Nanda said that it was “just for fun” and that he “didn’t realize it would blow up.” The surge in popularity within his grade at Eastern was totally unexpected by Nanda. “I…

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A Simple Favor is Twisted and Jaw Dropping

 A Simple Favor will surely keep you on the edge of your seat through this entire mystery movie. Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) searches for the truth about the disappearance of her best friend Emily (Blake Lively). While searching, Stephanie uncovers many truths about her so called friends past. The movie is full of twists and turns that you’ll never except, along with an excellent performance by both actresses. This movie unpredictably will keep you guessing through Stephanie’s…

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Netflix Has Released Two Viral Teen Movies- One a Hit the other a Miss?

By Lucy Dobson and Kennedy Pfeiffle       Does then name Peter Kavinsky ring a bell? If you have been keeping up with the latest entertainment buzz, you probably heard or seen the name somewhere.  Recently Netflix has released two movies, starring Noah Centineo, the latest heart throb of many teen girls, better known as Peter Kavinsky or Jamey. The first movie, To All the Boys I Loved Before, is the latest rom-com, up…

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Is Vape Nation Over?

By Lucy Dobson        On Wednesday, September 12,  the F.D.A. ( Food and Drug Administration) , announced that teen vaping has come to “ an epidemic proportion.”  The use of popular devices especially Juul, has skyrocketed recently with teenagers, who are mostly underaged. Based on a study by the  2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey, 3.6 million students both middle and high, were using some sort of tobacco product. The FDA has spoken about…

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Matthew Howing- a singer, dancer, & artist

Matthew Howing (‘19) is a loved and well known senior here at Eastern. He has many talents that he loves to share with his class. Over the Senior Retreat Matthew performed the song, Remember Me, for the talent show. When asking about why he chose to sing, Remember Me, he responded by saying, “Its a breathtaking, beautiful, emotional song.” He sang his rendition and received a standing ovation that he fully soaked in. During the…

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