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Who has the Best Smile at FHE?

Seeing someone’s smile can totally change the course of the day for another person. Smiling is a simple action that we can consciously make day-to-day. It can often go unnoticed, but at the same time it can affect people so deeply. It can be the most identifiable and best features of a person’s qualities. We checked in with FHE students to ask who they thought had the most contagious, inspiring, and best smile at school.…

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Staff Members Arrested After Being Found Living on the Third Floor

The Grand Rapids Police Department stormed the Forest Hills Eastern High School building late Saturday night. They took into custody Ellen Hamersma, Thomas Wierenga, Linda McCarthy, and Steve Harvey; all former staff members at the school. Police claim that the four were living on the third floor in the A wing and survived off of dead turkey vultures that were downed by Wierenga’s drones and by drinking a mixture of garlic spray used on pizza…

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Ella Meloche – Model, Creator, Innovator

 Ella Meloche, a junior at FHE, shared her thoughts on life including her fame online and her ambitious modeling career.  Tell me about yourself. “I model for an agency in New York for State Management.” When/how did you know that modeling was an interest for you? “I wanted to be a model when I was really young and I kind of wanted to show people that you didn’t have to be a perfect skinny person…

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Students Speaking their Minds – TEDx Edition

The annual TedX speeches held at East Grand Rapids High School are coming soon on March 16! This year the offer to attend has been extended up to Forest Hills Public School students. This is an incredible opportunity for students to speak their minds, express themselves, share lessons they’ve learned, and any new eye-opening perspectives. TEDx is providing an incredible opportunity for students by giving them the chance to speak their minds and have other…

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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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FHE Theatre Presents High School Musical

This past weekend, February 14, 15, and 16, FHE’s Theatre Department put on four productions of the well-known, and widely loved show, High School Musical. The cast and crew displayed their seasoned talent with an incredible show. The popular phrase ” the show must go on,” related very much to this winter musical. As the Polar Vortex swept through Michigan, it had a detrimental effect on the production of the show. Not only were rehearsals canceled…

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Come See Forest Hills Eastern’s Production of High School Musical

On February 14, 15, and 16, Forest Hill Eastern will be performing High School Musical at the Fine Arts Center. The curtain opens at 7 pm all three nights, with an additional matinee performance on Saturday at 3 pm. The cast has put in hours of hard to work and even had to reschedule the show due to the Polar Vortex. Cost for students is $8.00. Today the cast performed a flash mob during both…

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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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Couples of FHE: Valentine’s Day 2019

I asked four of the most well-known FHE couples to answer ten relationship questions that the Hawk Herald came up with for Valentines Day 2019. The couples include Hayden Foote (’20) and Kenzie Kempa (’20), Elijah Valeros (’20) and Kelsy Hill (’19), Graham Howard (’20) and Mallorie Brehm (’21), and Maddie Thompson (’22) and Kaden Kasper (’21). Here is what they said: 1. How long have you two been dating? Hayden & Kenzie: A little…

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Sophie Stowell

Sophie Stowell, a sophomore at FHE, is an all around athlete, student, and friend. For the past seven years she has been devoted to volleyball. She is currently plays outside hitter and back row for Aim High Volleyball on the 16’s team. Every weekend you can find Sophie and her team at a tournament. In the past, she has played for MVA (Michigan Volleyball Academy) and for Eastern’s JV team. She plans to keep playing…

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