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A Student’s Guide to the 2020 Presidential Candidates

The 2020 presidential race is in full swing. Seniors, juniors, and some sophomores in high school will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. Democrats are in search for a new leader of the party who will put an end to the Trump Presidency and re-energize their base as President Barack Obama did in 2008. They made it clear that they no longer want to have a ‘Hillary Clinton’ style candidate. They want someone new,…

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The Downfall of the Women’s March (OPINION)

  The views stated in this article do not reflect the views of the Hawk Herald or Forest Hills Public Schools, but rather my own personal beliefs. This year’s Women’s March is a metaphor of American politics in 2019: Divided. Controversial. Mixed messaged. This was my first year joining the Women’s March in downtown Grand Rapids. In years past I watched from my computer or TV with adoration. Now I was able to get into…

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Last Minute Exam Survival Guide

It’s everyone’s favorite week of the semester — exam week! In the final week of the semester, the optimal coping strategy is preparation. Here are some tips to ensure that you are adequately prepared. Know the semester 1 exam schedule 2019 and plan to study accordingly. Calculate the exam score that you need to maintain or reach your desired grade in each class. The high school’s final weight is 15% and the middle school’s is 10%. The exam scores…

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Hayden Foote: A Rapture for Wrestling

Fifteen minutes of conditioning, one hour of drilling takedowns and turns, and thirty minutes of live wrestling matches. The wrestling team, led by captains Hayden Foote, Joseph Doherty, and Gabe Hassan, practices six days per week from December through March. Intense practices, limited diets, and talented coaches and athletes construct a formidable team. Two years in a row, the boys wrestling team at FHE has placed second at conference. This year, they plan to win.…

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Jamie Anderson: The Amazing Horror Filmmaker

When most of us started watching YouTube videos when the platform was released, Jamie Anderson ’20 was one of the many who found inspiration to become a YouTuber one day. She would film videos on her old laptop’s built-in camera and edit them in Movie Maker. After a while, she used an actual camera and “spent hours editing vlogs that would never be seen.” Creating storylines and being on camera sparked her interest in theatre and film.…

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Daniel Kurylo: Theatre Extrordinaire

Athlete. Theatre star. Friendly face, and standard senioritis victim. Daniel Kurylo, ‘19, is an addition to the 2018 trend of not sleeping, not eating, and yet still managing to survive high school. Balancing sports such as football, and track, while participating in the arts is no easy feat for anyone. Daniel is a constant presence in the theatre productions at FHE.  Whether it be a play or musical, his smiling face graces the stage with…

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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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FHE Theatre Presents I Hate Shakespeare

Every fall the students of FHE put on a fall play. These plays range from tragedies, to full-blown comedic geniuses. This year was no exception, parodying the works of the great William Shakespeare. The “I Hate Shakespeare” play allowed for students and adults alike to transcend into their former trauma, high school and college English class. Many recall Shakespeare simply as a jumble of old-English words that make no sense to the average mind, but…

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