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Author: Lilia Moore

Lilia Moore is a senior at Forest Hills Eastern. This is her second year as a part of journalism. Next year she is planning on attending missions school and visiting India and Nepal for short term missions trips.
"If I were off my rocker, would I take a weekly selfie with my cat? -Winston Bishop, "New Girl"

Teacher Appreciation: Mr. Wysocki

Mr. Wysocki teaches World and U.S. History at FHE. He attended Forest Hills Northern as a student and continued his academic career at Michigan University. When asked about his experience of high school he replied, “I grew up loving the community that was school. My school experience included constantly questioning the teacher and the content.  When I was wrong, getting kicked out of class or sleeping was the way. I hated school so much I…

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Ella O’Rourke: The Social Butterfly

Ella O’Rourke is a sophomore at Eastern High School. She calls herself a comic relief and is someone who is gracious and empathetic to everyone she meets. She cares deeply about the people around her and puts her friends first. “I think of myself as funny, I love telling puns,” Ella shared. When asked about her favorite joke,  Mr. Tolly urged her to tell her Harry Potter joke. “Two boys are reading The Harry Potter…

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Who is Fashion Forward at FHE?

Clothes are an outlet individuals use to express ourselves. Each person has a unique style that shows a little bit of the individual. In honor of the red carpet, the Hawk Herald asked students to share favorite fashionistas of FHE. A survey asking students to identify high style was sent out to the FHE student body to offer up the most fashionable of FHE’s. Individuality is key! Below are students who had two or more votes,…

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Who are people crushing on at Eastern?

From kindergarten to now everyone has had at least one crush. When we were in kindergarten our crush was based on the kid who could run the fastest or who had the coolest toy. Now it depends more on personality, religion, sexuality, and looks. Or maybe it is just for fun. Crushes are fun to have, but it is even more fun to find out if someone has a crush on you. The top five…

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Gabi Sleeman- The “Hippie of FHE”

Gabi Sleeman is a senior here at FHE. She has been involved in varsity sideline cheer for the past four years, but she is involved in many more interesting activities outside of the classroom. “I have been apart of sideline cheer for the past four years, I feed the homeless every Thursday with my aunt Downtown, and I volunteer at the Humane Society a few times a week.” Gabi’s ambition to give back is inspiring…

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What Eastern Is Thankful For

Thanksgiving has passed us, and the holiday seasons are just around the corner. The Hawk Herald went around Eastern to see what the Hawks are thankful for this holiday season.  Alex Zheng (‘19)- My rights as an American. Stephanie Tolly (‘21) – That I grew an inch! Elijah Valeros (‘20)- My car, wait, change that to Kelsey! Harrison Centner (‘20)- The schools positivity & Hundred Grand candy bars. Madison Mossner (‘19)- Lucy Dobson and Quizlet.…

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A Star Is Born- The Tearjerker No One Was Expecting

Walking into this movie, the tears were already flowing.  It is a story of fame, broken love, and trial. Bring. Your. Tissues. Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a seasoned musician. He looks like he has it all, the looks, the money, the fame. Behind the scenes, he is an avid drinker and drug abuser. After a concert, there was heavy traffic so he stopped at a bar where he discovered- and falls in love with- the…

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The Costume Scandal

Leading up to Halloween week, FHE students were repeatedly told NOT to wear costumes to school on Halloween. We were told on ETV, over our emails, and even on our website, FHE Administration put out reminders to not wear costumes. During sixth hour on Halloween Eve,  the public address came on and stated,  “FHE Staff and Students were now allowed to wear costumes!” It was a shock to everyone, including the teachers. With one night to…

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Russel Ortega- Future Broadway Star?

Meet Russel Ortega (‘21), the most well-known underclassmen, partly because of his welcoming and vibrant personality Russel said he was never interested in theatre until his freshman year of high school. “When I heard high school did plays too, I was like, ‘oh yeah, I want to be a part of that.’” In the fall of 2017, he was a part of the play, Up the Down Staircase. The cast of the play encouraged him…

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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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