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FHE Bowling Team

The Forest Hills Eastern bowling team practices 4 days per week at Northfield lanes on Plainfield. The team competes in bowling meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and occasionally on Saturdays. Matches start around 3:30 and generally last around 2 hours.  Raelyn Baker (‘20) is new to the team as a senior and has greatly enjoyed the season so far. Her favorite part of bowling is “the friends and the fries.” Making new friends and spending time…

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Couples of FHE: Valentine’s Day 2020

We rounded up three prominent Forest Hills Eastern couples to ask them questions about their relationship to mark Valentine’s Day 2020. Two couples were brought back from last year’s interview: Hayden Foote (’20) and Kenzie Kempa (’20), Graham Howard (’20) and Mallorie Brehm (’21). New to our discussion is Anthony Holman (’23) and Lauren Ortega (’23). Here is what they had to say: See also: Couples of FHE: Valentine’s Day 2019 First couple: Hayden and…

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Swirl: the Lowdown

At this point of the year, with winter break at our backs and spring break barely on the horizon, Eastern students find themselves looking for a foothold to help themselves through the depressing winter months – a lighthearted event to provide them with an excuse to break from the melancholic rhythm. Swirl, the Sadie-Hawkins style winter dance, serves that purpose for many students. The dance begins at 7:30 pm in FHE’s Great Hall and lasts…

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Eastern Anonymous Week 3

Another month, another edition of Eastern Anonymous! Feel free to submit your own to have yours included in the next post on February 25. Submissions are categorized alphabetically within each category. Seniors “Harrison Centner is a super fun guy.” “Bryan Daniels is so nice and fun to talk to.” “Jackie Emmorey is such an amazing singer!” “Emma Joppe is super cool.” “Cedric Steed is the love of my life.” “Elijah Valeros sings like an angel.”…

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Amber DeJonge: Making a Difference in the Community

Amber Dejonge, A Forest Hills Eastern Junior, is a powerhouse athlete with many passions. She participates in three sports: softball, ice hockey, and field hockey. She is also involved in three nonprofits: Toys for Tots, Griffins Youth Foundation, and Billy Bear Hug. Lastly, at school she is a member of the National Honors Society, Student Government, and Volunteer Board. Even she wonders how she has time for it all. Amber plays hockey on 19U travel…

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Meet The Senior Bird-Dog Hockey Players

This year, the FHNE Boy’s Varsity Hockey Team has had a very successful season, partially thanks to three seniors from Eastern: Ryan Endres, Ryan Afton, and Kyler Lowden. These players have led their team to 10 season wins thus far and a 10 game winning streak that was recently lost to FHC. These boys have a rigorous schedule; they practice three days during the school week for an hour and a half each day and…

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Bro’s Doughs: A Sweet New Addition to Knapps Crossings

“A better way to doughnut”—that’s the motto of Bro’s Doughs, a new doughnut shop that recently opened in Knapps Crossings. They offer fun, fresh, mini doughnuts in 50 different classic and signature creations. The shop is run by Brodie (“Bro”) and Meghan Hock, who were both born and raised in Michigan and are excited to bring their treats to the community. Classic doughnuts are $1.25 and creations are $1.50. They also sell packs of 6…

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A Thick Layer of Clouds and S.A.D. Settles Over FHE Students

‘Tis the season. The season of what seems like never-ending work, consistent cloudy skies, and lethargic mood swings that make you want to crawl under a blanket and hibernate. Around this time, feeling sluggish is normal; however, if you find yourself withdrawing socially, and your melancholic slump begins disrupting your school work or everyday life, you may want to consult with your doctor about Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), according to the Mayo…

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Eastern Anonymous Week 2

Enjoy this week’s batch of shoutouts! Feel free to submit your own here to spread some love right before Valentine’s Day. The next installment will be published on February 11th. Please remember to include both the first and last names of students in submissions. Submissions are categorized alphabetically by grade. Seniors “I love Jaren Culp!” “Ella Meloche has a cool style.” “Josie Ness is so gorgeous and fun to hang out with :)” “Mia Tepic…

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Shrine Erected to Superintendent Behm in Great Hall

“It is the end of January. There have been no snow days, and we are desperate,” explained an anonymous member of the group responsible for the shrine that has appeared in the corner of the Great Hall this week. “This time last year we had a polar vortex and no school for an entire week. It’s just not fair.” Seniors, in particular, are agitated, hoping to maximize the number of days missed in the second…

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