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Category: Outside The Nest

New “Jeep’s Only” Parking Lot Plans Approved

On Thursday, March 14th, news broke of long-awaited, massive change to Eastern’s parking lot. For years, students have been pushing for this change to be made. Finally, their dream is coming true. Construction will begin in June for a separate parking lot for Jeeps only. Students have been advocating, rioting, and even starting petitions in order to receive approval for this new lot. The least used of Eastern’s nine outdoor sports fields, the middle school…

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The Trend of Being Fake

Social media has grown to be a part of the backbone of our society; a day-to-day necessity for millennials and older generations alike. This platform has grown in recent years and rooted itself in our daily lives. This outlet has become a crucial source for validation, information, and sharing one’s life. A soap-box for information; it promotes individualism, yet propagates negative social standards. This leads to a vicious cycle of constant disappointment. Being one’s self…

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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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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Shares Thoughts on Suing Trump with The Hawk Herald

“This fake emergency is a publicity stunt that will raid out federal funding and cost us millions.” – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel On February 15th President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency during a 50-minute speech in the Rose Garden at the White House. The focus of his declaration was to address what he calls a crisis at the southern border in regards to illegal immigration; the action of declaring a National Emergency would…

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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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Meet FHE’s New In-School Sheriff

Deputy Kresten Green recently became a familiar face at FHE. As the school’s Kent County School Resource Officer, he plays a major role in the districts new collaborative effort between schools, communities, students, and law enforcement to increase safety and communication. Before working at FHE, Deputy Green visited schools and did presentations in schools with the sheriff’s department. He worked as a road patrol officer for eight years and a canine officer before that. As a road patrol officer,…

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Recap of the 2019 Grammys

Yesterday, February 10th, crowds of people tuned in to watch the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. It was filled with awards, breathtaking performances, and stunning red carpet appearances. The show was amazingly hosted by Alicia Keys and started off with surprise appearances from Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jennifer Lopez speaking about the importance of music. All of your favorite artists and celebrities were there, so if you missed it, here’s a recap.…

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The 2019 Oscars

On February 24th, one of the most popular award shows will take place. That’s right, The Oscars are on the horizon. Since the nominations were announced in January, social media has been buzzing with Oscars related news. 2019 will be the first time in thirty years without a host. In December, after a controversy of old Tweets surfaced, Host-to-be Kevin Hart decided to withdraw from this responsibility. Instead of a specific host emceeing the entire…

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Getting Fit for the New Year

A new year often motivates individuals to create resolutions that better their health and quality of life. The promise of a new year encourages people to set goals in hopes of a better new year.  A significant portion of those resolutions includes getting fit. Whether its a change in diet, workout plan, getting up earlier, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, or purchasing a new membership to a local gym, many individuals are motivated…

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