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A Trip to Brody’s Be Cafe

Located in downtown Ada in a petite blue building is the new Brody’s Be Cafe. After opening a few months ago, there was a lot of buzz about the cafe in schools and on social media.  What made Brody’s so different was not what they served, but the cause they served. The cafe is a nonprofit small business run by Jenny Cole and was inspired by Rachel’s son, Brody, who was born with down syndrome.…

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Rosalynn Bliss Re-Elected Mayor of Grand Rapids

Mayor Rosalynn Bliss was re-elected for a second-term as the Democrat mayor of the city of Grand Rapids. She ran a campaign against Daniel Schutte, a pastor and candidate for the 75th District of the Michigan House of Representatives in 2018. Bliss ran a campaign focused on the city’s infrastructure, economic development, and restoration of parks. Schutte ran a campaign on “proclaim[ing] the glory and the gospel of the Lord Jesus Chrst.” Schutte’s campaign also…

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Plant Club Looking to Grow

“I love plants,” Kenzie Kempa (‘20)said, defining her motivation behind the creation of one of Forest Hills Eastern’s newest clubs, the Plant Club, with her friends. While Kempa has a daunting number of plants – thirty-six to be exact – a vast collection is not a prerequisite for the club. There is only one: the love of plants.  The Plant Club is the product of Raelyn Baker (‘20), Harrison Centner (‘20), Hannah Ferrer (‘20), and…

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The New Knapps Corner Nutrition

Just recently opened, Knapp’s Corner Nutrition is a tea and shake bar that serves great tasting drinks with all of the nutrients fuel people’s bodies. Owned by Renae Baron, Knapps Corner Nutrition’s mission is to serve healthy teas and shakes to the community. The bar is located next to Celebration Cinema and Coldstone on Knapp’s Corner. It is well-lit with natural light and has aesthetic decor. There is seating inside along the bar, where the…

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Catching Up with the Class of 2019

The Hawk Herald caught up with three Forest Hills Eastern graduates about their lives beyond high school: Erin Kloostra graduated summa cum laude. She spent her four years of high school on the varsity Forest Hills United Lacrosse Team and was also a co-president of the Planeteers Club her senior year. She was a member of the National Honor Society and won outstanding achievement in Spanish. Erin now attends the University of Vermont. She is…

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The Gravy Train Makes a Stop in Grand Rapids

This past Friday, the Gravy Train rolled through Grand Rapids, Michigan. Matthew Hauri, better known as Yung Gravy, is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter known for hit songs like “Mr. Clean” and “Flex Season.” Gravy released his first single, “Karen,” in September of 2016, but his music career really started to blast off after the release of his debut EP, Mr. Clean. His musical style consists of modern-day trap music with a twist of…

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Hawks Rout Wildcats, 44 – 6 to Put Hawks’ Season Back on Track

The Forest Hills Eastern Hawks looked to put their season back on track after back-to-back losses to Grand Rapids Christian and East Grand Rapids weeks prior. A victory against the Wayland Union Wildcats was just what the Hawks needed for their morale. Wayland won the toss and deferred to the second half, meaning the Hawks were set to receive the opening kickoff. The Hawks’ first possession left much to be desired, resulting in a turnover…

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Spirit Days 2019

Show off your Hawk pride by participating in these fun Homecoming spirit days!   MONDAY: Neon class colors Seniors – Yellow Juniors – Pink Sophomores – Green Freshman – Orange   TUESDAY: Brain vs. Brawn Dress up like a stereotypical nerd or jock!   WEDNESDAY: College Day Wear your favorite college apparel!   THURSDAY: Country Day Dress like a cowboy/cowgirl or a country club member! Yeehaw!   FRIDAY: Hawk Day Wear your Hawk apparel or…

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2019 Homecoming Court Announced

This morning the nominations for Forest Hills Eastern’s 2019 Homecoming court was announced. Voting will open on Friday, October 11th after each couple presents its video to the school. Homecoming king and queen will be crowned later that day during halftime at the football game. Girls Emma Joppe Katie Noom Leah Palladino Chloe Peters Darcy Roper Sadie Rose Boys Vipul Adusumilli Luke Brenner Bryan Daniels Jacob Howell Cedric Steed Chris Tolly

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Restaurant Review: Morning Belle

A new brunch bistro, Morning Belle, opened last week Wednesday on the East Beltline; the Hawk Herald’s Jill Pierangeli, Nathan La Huis, and I visited at noon this Sunday and found ourselves pleasantly surprised. Upon arrival, its already small lobby was made smaller by the waves of hungry post-church visitors waiting for their seats. It may have simply been the opening weekend craze, but I predict that Morning Belle’s doors will see just as many customers…

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