• Ugly sweater contest Friday, Dec. 10th
  • Buy Candy Cane Grams at lunch on Dec. 8th and 9th for $1.00
  • Winter break is Dec. 17th to Jan. 3rd
  • Ranger Challenge Assembly Friday, Dec. 10th
  • Ranger Holiday Week is Dec. 6th through Dec. 10th
The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

2016-2017 Staff

Alaina Tubbs

Alaina Tubbs

Alaina Tubbs is a senior going into her third year on the Central Trend staff as a sports reporter. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, bouldering,...

Irene Yi

Irene Yi

Irene is a senior who loves linguistics, long runs, and laughter. She also enjoys airports, thunderstorms, and long drives to the middle of nowhere.

Nisha Rajakrishna

Nisha Rajakrishna

Nisha Rajakrishna is a senior and entering her last year on staff as an Editor-in-Chief. Nisha loves to travel and experience new cultures, and in her f...

Kaley Kaminski

Kaley Kaminski

Kaley is entering her first year on staff as a Junior and is looking forward to writing more frequently. Kaley's favorite style of writing is columns....

Hannah Kos

Hannah Kos

Senior Hannah Kos is taking on her last year on staff with as much of a smile as she can muster. Although she is dreading the day she posts her last sto...

Sophie Bolen

Sophie Bolen

Sophie is a Senior and is hyped to get this year started. Outside of school, you can find her riding horses, acting on stage & screen, and playing...

Ashlyn Korpak

Ashlyn Korpak

Ashlyn Korpak is a senior and entering her fourth and final year on The Central Trend. You can almost always find Ashlyn in The Central Trend room. But,...

Maria Devroy

Maria Devroy

Maria is entering her first year on staff as a sophomore and is ecstatic to be incorporating writing and a fun class into her daily routine. She intends...

Alexandra VanElls

Alexandra VanElls

Alexandra is a sophomore entering her first year on The Central Trend. She is very excited to improve her writing skills and technique throughout the year....

Reena Mathews

Reena Mathews

Reena Mathews is now entering her third year on The Central Trend and second year as Editor in Chief. She has always loved to read and write and is g...

Emma Beck

Emma Beck

Emma Beck is a junior and is entering her first year on staff. She is very excited to be a part of The Central Trend, and is hoping to continue being on...

Emily Obermeyer

Emily Obermeyer

Emily Obermeyer is a senior entering her second year on staff. Her favorite type of story to write is reviews. Emily plays basketball and loves going to...

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Krystal Koski

Krystal is a junior entering her second year on staff. As a part of the Forest Hills Central Rowing Team for the past three years, she hopes to continue...

Sarah Obermeyer

Sarah Obermeyer

Sarah is a senior entering her second year writing on staff for The Central Trend. Sarah thinks her enthusiasm for writing sprouted from her love for r...

Susannah Bennett

Susannah Bennett

Susannah is a senior who is going into her third year writing for The Central Trend. Despite this being her last year in high school and on staff, she...

Madison Szczepanski

Madison Szczepanski

Madison is a senior this year at FHC and has an ineffable amount of excitement for what this year has in-store for her. Madison will be attending Calvin...

Ava Stathakis

Ava Stathakis

Ava is entering her first year on staff as a Senior and is looking forward to improving her journalistic skills. Ava's favorite styles of writing are columns...

Katianna Mansfield

Katianna Mansfield

Katianna Mansfield is 5ft tall, making her the smallest and most feisty server at IHOP. She feeds on stress and is terrified of commitment. Katianna's...

Sean Wing

Sean Wing

Sean is entering his first year as a sports reporter. It's also his last year at FHC. A senior baseball captain, Sean hopes to play college baseball. He...

Will Kuiper

Will Kuiper

Will Kuiper is an 11th grade Sports Reporter at Forest Hills Central High School. He loves to cover basketball and soccer. He has played football since...

Jack Lorenz

Jack Lorenz

Jack will be entering his first year on the staff as a junior, and will be a part of the sports report. Jack has played many sports throughout his life...

Peyton Fester

Peyton Fester

Peyton is currently a senior at FHC. This year Peyton has decided to become a Sports Reporter for The Central Trend. Peyton is deeply invested in sports....

Kyle Peirce

Kyle Peirce

in his first year on The Central Trend staff, Kyle is one of the new sports reporters here at FHC. Kyle's favorite type of writing is sports reviews and...

Jake Heilman

Jake Heilman

Jake will be entering his first year on the staff as a Junior, and will be writing as a featured sports writer. Jake hopes to pursue his passion in baseball...

Joe Freihofer

Joe Freihofer

Joe is a senior  at FHC and this is his first year as a member of The Central Trend. He is a sports reporter who played lacrosse and football in his freshman...

Payton Field

Payton Field

Payton is a senior and entering her fourth year on staff. Aside from writing for TCT, Payton dances with the Grand Rapids Ballet Company as a trainee....

Abby Scutch

Abby Scutch

Abby will be entering her second year on staff as a Senior, and will be leading The Central Trend staff as one of the two Editors in Chief.  In the near...

Maggie Eldred

Maggie Eldred

Maggie is entering her second year on staff as a senior. She enjoys spending time with her dogs as well as her family. She is not currently working, as...

Sam Noonan

Sam Noonan

Sam is in his junior year, and his third year on staff. He has had a passion for writing from a young age, and he made the decision to join TCT after...

Rene Maier

Rene Maier

Rene is entering her second year on staff and was given the role of being Managing Editor.  Rene's favorite style of writing is columns and reviews....

Sam Hopkins

Sam Hopkins

Entering his second year on staff, Sam has been given the task of leading his team of sports' reporters this upcoming year. Sam's favorite type of writing...

Ilma Seperovic

Ilma Seperovic

Ilma is entering her Senior year and has been on staff since her sophomore year. She writes a little bit of everything, but really enjoys writing profiles...

Jake Standerfer

Jake Standerfer

Jake Standerfer is joining the Central Trend for his third year on the staff as an Editor in Chief. He was one of the first people to join the staff after...