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Month: November 2022

What is My Singing Monsters?

Imagine this: it’s 2016 and you just opened one of your favorite games – My Singing Monsters. You open it and it reveals a whole world of monsters who create music, and you work hard to make yours the best. Over the years, the game My Singing Monsters has dwindled in interest, and many people have stopped playing. It’s likely been a few years since you last played that incredible game, and after stumbling across…

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Eastern Entertainment: Christmas Movies

The turkeys have been consumed and the amber leaves have fallen off of the trees, symbolizing the arrival of Christmastime! Christmas in chilly Michigan automatically calls for the drinking of peppermint hot cocoa on the couch while watching a Christmas movie. There are many types of Christmas movies, each with its own certain quirks that make it perfect for the season. The genre’s four main categories can be broken down into cheesy romances, comedies, and…

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Goldfish for Good: Kids’ Food Basket in Partnership with Forest Hills

Although the rivalries between Eastern and teams like Catholic Central or East Grand Rapids are considerable, there is nothing that matches the spirit of competition between the Forest Hills Schools themselves. This Thursday, December 1st, Kids’ Food Basket will use this rivalry for cause at the Kids’ Food Basket basketball scrimmage between the Eastern and Northern teams.  The games will be held in the FHE main gym, with the Freshman and JV teams playing at…

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Eight Billion or Bust

When I was in 1st grade, the world’s population had hit seven billion for the first time. It didn’t seem all that important at the moment, as I could barely count to twenty at the time. Now, as I am a senior in high school, I have learned more about the world around me, especially how quickly the population is growing. The population on Earth has now reached eight billion. In approximately twelve years, our…

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Tips and Tricks on How to Thrift

Over the past couple of years, going thrifting with friends has become a trend among teenagers. Searching through rows of donated clothes and finding a diamond in the rough is sort of like treasure hunting, but for clothes. Many people find thrifting exciting because when you go, you never know what you could find. Maybe it’s a cute jacket or a pair of worn but well mary janes, but whatever you find you are sure…

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The Lions: Leveling Up?

A dreary day in Chicago turned into a joyous occasion for Detroit Lions fans this past Sunday, when the Lions (3-6) rallied to beat the Justin Field-backed Chicago Bears (3-7). This win marked two in a row for the Lions, who had been on a losing streak since their Week 2 win against the fairly mediocre Washington Commanders. Amidst the turmoil of repeated losses, the Lions also traded star tight end T.J. Hockenson to the…

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Trash for a Cause: The 2022 NHS Can Drive

Michigan is one of ten states in the United States with container deposit legislation (also known as “bottle bills”), allowing cans and bottles to be returned for ten cents back. Many customers faithfully return cans, doing their part to help the environment while happily collecting the extra five bucks. This November, NHS is using the law to its advantage, holding a pop can drive with all profits donated to Kids’ Food Basket.  Last weekend on…

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How Soon Is Too Soon?

When November rolls around each year, a great debate begins before the spooky decorations are taken down. Is it too early to start listening to holiday music? Some people swear that holiday music is perfectly acceptable as soon as November 1st. Others argue that even thinking about the holidays, especially the music before Thanksgiving is “just wrong.” And then there is the kind of people who refuse to listen to it until December. Then there…

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Kornacki the Khaki King

Rising to national fame in 2020 due to his coverage of the presidential election, Steve Kornacki returned to television to outline the 2022 midterm elections this past week. The MSNBC and NBC Correspondent, 43 became known as the “Khaki King” for his signature khaki pants that he wore throughout the 4 tedious days of vote-counting and poll-watching during the 2020 election. Kornacki instantly became a bright spot amidst the divisive race, with viewers loving his…

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National Early Signing Day 2022

Wednesday, November 9, five FHE athletes committed to various colleges and universities to continue both their academic and athletic careers. While there are several National Signing Days, yesterday marked the first in a series of formal announcements. FHE Sports anticipates additional signings before the end of the school year in June of 2023!  Congratulations to our awesome athletes. Alayna Davis (‘23) committed to play lacrosse as a midfielder at Central Michigan University. FHNE lacrosse head…

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