Skip to content
Slider

Hawk Herald Posts

Break Point – Game Over for the Boys’ Varsity Tennis!

Boys’ Varsity Tennis played at States this weekend in Novi, Michigan, ending this years’ season. The pressure intensified for the team to perform as well as last year when FHE secured their first-ever regional tennis title. Evan Schwalm (2019) wrapped up the season sharing his thoughts with The Hawk Herald. “The tennis season this year, was just different because I broke my arm and did not play for the first half. But, we ended up…

Leave a Comment

Is “Piano Man” FHE’s School Song?

If you’ve stayed until the last song of school dances or was a part of a play or musical here at Eastern, you probably know that Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” is played at every play, musical, and dance. Why? When did one of Billy Joel’s hits become the “thing” that brings Eastern students together? This was Joel’s first signature hit, debuting on the Piano Man album in November 1973. (A link to the song is…

Leave a Comment

10 DIY Halloween Costumes!

Halloween is just around the corner!   Like many people, maybe you haven’t even thought about a costume to wear. If you don’t already have a costume, here are some last-minute DIY costumes. For this costume you will need a green sweater, pipe cleaner,  and a flower headband. Then twist the pipe cleaner through the sweater.  Grab a white t-shirt, red paint, a sharpie, small cereal boxes, and plastic knives. Start with writing “cereal killer” on…

Leave a Comment

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…

Leave a Comment

The Expressive and Well-Respected Ms. Devarenne

By Lucy Dobson and Kennedy Pfeiffle It is safe to say, that Ms. Devarenne is one of the most involved teachers in the students and community here at FHE. Leading the senior squad and organizing all the senior events, is no easy task, but Ms. Devarenne executes this task just about perfectly.  In the classroom, her teaching style shows her passion about education and her involvement with students. For example, her students can be found…

2 Comments

The Artist Within

By Kennedy Pfeiffle Meet Ella Bowen This is Ella Bowen, she is a sophomore and has a hidden talent…She is an amazing artist! When asked how long she has been captivated by this skill or hobby, she said “I’ve been doing art the second I came out of the womb, at least that’s what I always say.” She has no artistic limits, she enjoys creating things, whether it is sewing, videography, drawing, writing music, or even…

Leave a Comment

Harrison Centner

Meet Harrison Centner. He is a junior at FHE. This summer he spent 5 weeks at the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, and is also part of the Nutcracker this year, at the West Michigan Youth Ballet. Harrison also partakes in Quiz Bowl at FHE  He is a busy young man and always has a smile on his face! “You don’t have to be smart to be in Quiz Bowl, you just have to like learning.”…

Leave a Comment

Lil Naan: Did he leave his rapping days in middle school?

Nanda Murali, an ex-aspiring rapper, may be officially done with his rap career. Nanda, aka Lil Naan, has been making rap music for his loyal followers on SoundCloud since December of last year. His first piece was a collaboration with Eastern alumni Yangster. Nanda said that it was “just for fun” and that he “didn’t realize it would blow up.” The surge in popularity within his grade at Eastern was totally unexpected by Nanda. “I…

2 Comments

Is Vape Nation Over?

By Lucy Dobson        On Wednesday, September 12,  the F.D.A. ( Food and Drug Administration) , announced that teen vaping has come to “ an epidemic proportion.”  The use of popular devices especially Juul, has skyrocketed recently with teenagers, who are mostly underaged. Based on a study by the  2017 National Youth Tobacco Survey, 3.6 million students both middle and high, were using some sort of tobacco product. The FDA has spoken about…

Leave a Comment

Matthew Howing- a singer, dancer, & artist

Matthew Howing (‘19) is a loved and well known senior here at Eastern. He has many talents that he loves to share with his class. Over the Senior Retreat Matthew performed the song, Remember Me, for the talent show. When asking about why he chose to sing, Remember Me, he responded by saying, “Its a breathtaking, beautiful, emotional song.” He sang his rendition and received a standing ovation that he fully soaked in. During the…

1 Comment