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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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Catching Up With Lil Naan

Nanda Murali, often referred to by his rapper name Lil Naan, proclaimed that he would stop making music about a year ago. Lil Naan has since been revived and released new music over the summer and in early September.  Critics have called Nanda’s newest song “his best work yet.” “CRUNCH (WRAP SUPREME)” features exciting lyrics that coincide with modern-day rap culture, like “I’ve been droppin’ all these bangers in the Lambo cruisin’,” and “got this…

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Hawks Fall to Grand Rapids Christian, 35 – 21

The Forest Hills Eastern Hawks worked to bounce back from a devastating blowout loss to East Grand Rapids last week, only to fall short to finish out a two-game homestand. Before the game started, the start time was pushed up from 7pm to 5pm Friday night due to weather concerns and fear of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. Despite this, the Hawks were out for vengeance forr last years’ loss to Grand Rapids Christian…

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Guide to Hawk Hall Points

The season for earning hawk points has begun! The following information is to clarify the process of earning points. Attendance At School Events: The main way to earn points for your Hawk Hall is by attending school events and taking pictures with the members in your Hawk Team Room. Make sure that the picture is clear and includes people only from your Hawk Team Room. There must be at least 6 people in order for…

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Hayley Toigo: Making a Difference

Hayley Toigo is currently a junior at Forest Hills Eastern High School. Like many other teenagers, she enjoys spending her time with friends and family. Haley also participates in both varsity volleyball and tennis.  What sets Hayley apart from her peers, however, is the charity that she runs with help from her younger sister, Brooke Toigo, called “Char-itees”. Char-itees makes and sells t-shirts for larger charity’s events. The profit from the shirts go towards the…

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Give Your Dress a Second Dance

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… homecoming season! As homecoming quickly approaches on October 12th, questions flow rapidly through the minds of students about details for their perfect night. “Where do we take pictures?” “Who am I going to ask?” And most importantly, “where do I find the perfect dress?” The answer to that question is Second Dance. Second Dance is a Grand Rapids based formal and bridal consignment shop, located on Division…

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Fall Traditions at FHE

Whether it’s spending time with family or hanging out with friends, everyone at Forest Hills Eastern seems to have a different tradition to embrace fall. Many FHE students were interviewed and the most common ways to spend our favorite season ranged from drinking pumpkin spice lattes to carving jack-o’-lanterns, to going to corn mazes.  Halle Koelzer and her family host a turkey bowl every year on Thanksgiving. Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins all go…

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Hawks Fall To EGR Following Hawk Rally, 49 – 14

Your Forest Hills Eastern Hawks lost against the East Grand Rapids Pioneers last Friday by a score of 49 – 14. Overall, the Hawks played to their best abilities, but fell to a better team. The Hawks won the opening toss and elected to kick off the ball to EGR for the start of the game. EGR returned the kick to their own 43-yard line before being slowed by the Hawks defense. They then ran…

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Jacob Howell’s ESPN-Worthy Goal

The first home game of the season is revered by athletes everywhere. For the boy’s varsity soccer team of Forest Hills Eastern, the first home game was particularly memorable, especially for Jacob Howell (‘20), who scored what he described as “one of the most memorable goals” of his soccer career.   Jacob, who has been playing soccer for eleven years, switched to play center back for this particular game. During an offensive play early in the…

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Cast Announced for Ramona Quimby

The Forest Hills Eastern theatre department will be putting on a production of Ramona Quimby early this November. Based on the book series by Beverly Cleary, the play is about a troublesome third-grader named Ramona Quimby who lives with her parents and her older sister, Beezus. We watch as Ramona handles a myriad of problems, from her teacher’s dislike, her father’s firing, her aunt’s unsatisfactory fiancé, and her tumultuous relationship with her sister. The show is…

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