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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

FHC Inspires Q&As 2022: Kiera Kemppainen

FHC Inspires Q&As 2022: Kiera Kemppainen

Veronica Vincent, Lifestyle Writer May 25, 2022

Name: Kiera Kemppainen Position: Student Director Why did you apply to be a student director?  "I applied to be a student director because I love taking big roles in things. I was intrigued...

TCTs The Countless Thanks 2021: Kiera Kemppainen

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2021: Kiera Kemppainen

Kiera Kemppainen, Social Media Manager November 23, 2021

Eva Harshman and Addy Cousins—for being the stop and drop to my roll Thank you for being here. Thank you for filling my days with joy when our sixth hour in room 139 finally commences. You two have...

Staff Profile
Kiera Kemppainen

Kiera Kemppainen

2020-2021, 2021-2022

Kiera is a sophomore and is returning for her second year writing for The Central Trend. In the fall, she's a golfer and in the winter, she's a skier. She spends her summers helping coach a PGA Jr. League team that she was once on and plans the rest of her summer around that. While she doesn't have enou...

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The Selection by Kiera Cass

The Selection by Kiera Cass

Kendra Turley, Online Manager November 10, 2015

I have a strong hatred for princess books. I do. I dislike how perfect and happily ever after they are. I despise the cheesy lines and glittery dresses and the oh-so-handsome prince. I gag at the sugary...

From top to bottom: Addy Cousins, Kiera Kemppainen, Madi Evans, and I sitting on the infamous, TCT couch

Ending in cliche: the beginning of the end—goodbye sweet friend

Veronica Vincent, Lifestyle Writer June 6, 2022

To a lifestyle writer who probably feels just a little lost, In a stream of consciousness almost routine, I write these very words with little to no passion or all too much—maybe that’s the sign...

A group photo of the students involved in FHC Inspires 2022

The awe-inspiring messages shared at FHC Inspires prove the vitality of students’ voices

Katelynn Heilman, Staff Writer May 30, 2022

As I settled into the cool oasis the auditorium provides from a hazy Michigan May, I was brought to peace by a familiar concoction of shaky excitement and unwavering positivity. When I witnessed the most...

FHC Inspires Q&As 2022: Emmy Willemin

FHC Inspires Q&As 2022: Emmy Willemin

Allie Beaumont, Publicity Managing Editor May 25, 2022

Name: Emmy Willemin Position: Student Director Why did you apply to be a student director?  "I applied to be student director because I wanted to be involved in FHC Inspires in some way. I thought...

FHC Inspires: Fine Arts Center, 7 pm, May 31st.

FHC Inspires continues to change lives

Ellie McDowell, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

It has been almost five years since sophomore Olivia Oorbeck lost her sister. She will never be the same and is still working through the emotions and difficulties. Olivia is honored and excited to share...

The 2021-22 staff of The Central Trend in room 139/140—home.

The Central Trend staff wins sixteen MIPA awards

Kelsey Dantuma, Social Media Manager May 4, 2022

The Central Trend is proud to announce 16 winners and honorable mentions for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) annual awards. We thank our viewers, who make it possible for us to...

A photo from my Cap and Gown photoshoot, one that makes it feel all too real

Dear senior year — how my words have come full circle

Avery Jordan, Editor in Chief April 28, 2022

I’ve always had a sweet spot for writing; putting my feelings to words on paper is something that brings me a sense of joy—of peace.  I started writing for The Central Trend my sophomore year....

V and I, taken by Jessie with her disposable camera, on one of those extra special, extra fun TCT days.

To those sticking around,

Kelsey Dantuma, Social Media Manager April 20, 2022

Allie is the in-your-face pink—demanding your attention so that you just can’t ignore her. Possibly the most overtime growth I have seen has been from this beautiful, shining girl who is compassionate...

Namesake by Adrienne Young, which is the sequel to Fable.

Namesake brought me peace in its thieving world

Kiera Kemppainen, Social Media Manager February 8, 2022

*This review contains spoilers for Fable and mild spoilers for Namesake. The Pirate Fairy made me fall in love with a new branch of fantasy: a life crashing along treacherous waves.  Sure, it...

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