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A Discussion with Superintendent Dan Behm on the New Cell Phone Policy

From the Co-Editors-in-Chief: On June 21st, 2019, Forest Hills Public Schools unveiled its new cell phone policy which states in part, “Students will not be allowed to carry or use cell phones during the school day. Phones are available in the office of each school should a student need to contact their parent. If families believe that their child needs access to a cell phone before or after school, it will be the student’s responsibility…

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Drumlines, Downpours, and Delays

When one thinks of a successful first high school football game, an easy win, a home game, and perfect weather come to mind. However, last Thursday’s first football game of the season consisted of torrential downpours, multiple delays, mosh pits, and just might possibly have been the most memorable. Along with the large student section who made the trek to Fruitport, came the Forest Hills Eastern drumline.  With his goal being to emulate the spirit…

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Turnovers Plague Hawks as They Fall to Trojans 40 – 33 in an Unusual Start to the Season

An away game opened the Hawks’ season against Fruitport’s Trojans. The first quarter was ripe with action on both sides of the ball 一 the Hawks took a 14 – 0 lead after only four minutes of game time. Then, the offense slowed and the defense wavered, allowing the Trojans to score a touchdown that brought the score to 14 – 7. Almost directly after that, thunder erupted nearby and brought the game to a…

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End of the Year Letter From the Editors

Dear Readers, The Hawk Herald will be taking a break until next August. This year, we transitioned from a physical paper to a digital site. We appreciate your patience during this change.  Next year, we plan to further expand our output with the help of more than a dozen new writers. Our leadership will change as well. Nathan La Huis and Josie Ness will be taking the helm as Co-Editors-in-Chief. They will be editing student…

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Nathan La Huis and Camila Meraz Elected Co-Presidents of Student Government

On Wednesday afternoon, Nathan La Huis (‘20) and Camila Meraz (‘20) were announced to be the winners of the presidential election for Forest Hills Eastern High School’s Student Government. Vipul Adusmilli (‘20) and Luis Vasquez (‘20), the other two candidates, both plan to take positions on the Executive Board next year. Nathan and Camila will be leading the club for the 2019-2020 school year and will be responsible for planning many school events, including dances…

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Teacher Appreciation: Mrs. Schellenberg

Mrs. Schellenberg is an English teacher at FHE, continuing on with an astounding fifteen years under her belt. However, teaching wasn’t always her first choice. She believes that she has always wanted to be a teacher, but was simply unsure of the fact that she wanted it. Young Mrs. Schellenberg was consumed by another passion: becoming a cowgirl. She had all the supplies: the boots, the hat, the music. As she grew older, she gradually…

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Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Brasic

Ms. Brasic teaches AP United States History, AP Micro and Macroeconomics, and AP Computer Science at Eastern High School. She grew up in Comstock Park and attended Sparta High School. Her family moved from Evart, Michigan after her dad got a job as Superintendent of Sparta Schools. She attended Central Michigan University and calls it the “best five and a half years of my life.” She did not always aspire to become a teacher. In…

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Teacher Appreciation: Mr. Boelkins

To say Mr. Boelkins the band director at FHE is a well-seasoned individual and teacher, would be an understatement. Mr. Boelkins has been teaching for 35 years, 31 of those years within the Forest Hills District.  Mr. Boelkins has had the pleasure of teaching all ages and grades daily and works with many students from 6th grade all the way to graduation. When asked what his favorite part of teaching was, he replied,” I get…

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Teacher Appreciation: Mr. Wysocki

Mr. Wysocki teaches World and U.S. History at FHE. He attended Forest Hills Northern as a student and continued his academic career at Michigan University. When asked about his experience of high school he replied, “I grew up loving the community that was school. My school experience included constantly questioning the teacher and the content.  When I was wrong, getting kicked out of class or sleeping was the way. I hated school so much I…

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Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Ahmicasaube

Ms. Ahmicasaube otherwise known as Sra. Ah is a Spanish and Sociology teacher at FHE High School and Middle School. Sra. Ah is currently wrapping up her 16th year of teaching and 13th year at Eastern. She has gifted many schools with her talent of connecting with people and teaching kids about places and culture outside of what they know. Over the years she has taught in Grand Rapids Public (bilingual school), Forest Hills Northern,…

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