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by Josephine Ness


Hawk Herald Posts

Cedric Steed: Parking Lots

Cedric Rose Steed, the lead singer and guitarist of Parking Lots, played his first live show Saturday night. Cedric Steed has been playing with his current band Parking Lots for about 6 months. Before joining Parking Lots, Cedric was a member of the bands Wealthy and Diamond and Catch of the Century. After leaving Catch of the Century, Cedric and Catch of the Century’s guitar player Zach began working on original music. They recruited Bradley—who…

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I Hate Shakespeare Kicks Off the 2018-19 Theatre Season

Theatre kids are preparing for the debut of I Hate Shakespeare, FHE’s fall play this season. The play is about Hamlet, played by Austin Sietsma ’20,  who is trying to convince the Unhappy Person in the Audience, played by Lucy Dobson ’19, that Shakespeare is still relevant and important to study today. Lucy describes that her character is “extremely rude and quite standoffish [to Hamlet].” The show includes zombies, a fight scene, Shakespeare’s characters, and Jerry…

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Recap of the AMA’s

Whether you watched it or missed it, or don’t even know what the AMA’s are, all of your favorite artists and musicians were winning awards last week at the American Music Awards. If you missed it, here’s a recap of the winners! ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Taylor Swift NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Camila Cabello COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR: Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug, “Havana TOUR OF THE YEAR: Taylor Swift VIDEO OF THE YEAR:…

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Puppy Mills- Not as Innocent As It Sounds

Walking into the pet store, I am automatically drawn to the adorable puppies fighting for attention. I swoon over their big puppy eyes, how small they are and their playful nature. I instantly fall in love and feel like I have found my new companion. These little puppies seem so innocent and little, but the story of how they were conceived is not innocent or little. “Gloved hands reach in to pull the purebred Yorkie…

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Conner Watson: A Storyteller Through Film

Conner Watson ’20 has been passionate about film for most of his life. As a young ten-year-old boy, Conner’s love for film sparked when he went to the first Avengers movie with a group of friends during his birthday party in 2012. After the film, he realized that the movie was made up and discovered movie magic for the first time.  “I didn’t understand how they made that happen. I was so fascinated with the…

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Russel Ortega- Future Broadway Star?

Meet Russel Ortega (‘21), the most well-known underclassmen, partly because of his welcoming and vibrant personality Russel said he was never interested in theatre until his freshman year of high school. “When I heard high school did plays too, I was like, ‘oh yeah, I want to be a part of that.’” In the fall of 2017, he was a part of the play, Up the Down Staircase. The cast of the play encouraged him…

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Bored? Here Are Fun Fall Things To Do Around Town

Colder weather, changing leaves, and a bit too much inside time at school! Good news, we’ve found the perfect solution to perfect fall weather in Michigan! There are plenty of fun fall things to occupy your not so busy days. Hot donuts, fresh cider, hay rides, walks through the apple orchard, and a corn maze, what could be better? Robinettes is the perfect place to spend some time this fall! Located at 3142 4 Mile…

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Peppermint is a Report of Revenge

After Riley North watches her family get murdered in an attack by gang members, she starts to plan her revenge. When Riley wakes from her coma, hit with a wave of emotions, she realizes her family is gone forever and she has to start a new life. Now, Riley decides she must go into hiding. Peppermint is a movie to keep the audience amazed at the strength of character. Jennifer Gardner plays a strong lead…

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Small Foot, Big Impact

Above the clouds on an icy mountaintop, hidden from the world below is a society that refutes all criticism. Perched atop that frigid peak is Yeti. The animated children’s film Small Footis a movie that flips the urban legend of humans searching for Big Foot, completely upside down. In this film, the main Yeti, Migo, lives with his father in a cave and dreams of taking over the family business of ringing the gong every…

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