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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

Abby Busch

Abby Busch, Staff Writer

Abby Busch is a junior entering her first year on The Central Trend. She loves to write and is so excited that she has a chance to share her pieces with a larger audience. She plays varsity soccer for FHC, as well as Midwest United; she has been playing soccer for eleven years. When Abby is not doing homework or is on the soccer field, she can probably be found reading a book or playing the piano. Along with that, Abby loves spending time with her friends and family, especially her dog, Dipper.

Favorite Singer: Taylor Swift

Favorite Shows: Gilmore Girls, Brooklyn 99, and Friends

Dream Vacation: Paris

Favorite Disney Movie: Encanto

All content by Abby Busch
Dipper is about two and half years old, and I love him with my whole heart.

The little man I call my best friend

February 2, 2023

The Beast. Lil’ Dip. Handsomest Boy Alive. Ma’ Main Man Dip. Little Nugget. Fluffy Puppy. Dip-a-nator. Little Man. Weirdo.  Dipper. In case you were wondering, these are all the names of the...

These are some of my favorite Disney movies.

Adults should be able to watch cartoons without embarrassment

January 26, 2023

At 16 years old and almost 17, I would not necessarily consider myself an adult—yet, I am certainly not a little kid either. I am in the weird in-between, where because I’m not 12 or under, I cannot...

Norah Hemsley fondly reminisces about her time spent in Italy.

Norah Hemsley’s time in Italy has greatly added to her life

January 23, 2023

Sophomore Norah Hemsley will forever appreciate the small-town feel where a sense of community is prominent. And, if there is a chance to dress up in medieval clothing, then all the better. “There...

Unfortunately, Blockbuster will not be continuing with season two on Netflix.

Blockbuster is filled with quirky friendships and emotionally touching scenes

January 19, 2023

I have a list of TV shows and movies that I want to rewatch buried within my Notes app. Some films are more recent, such as Wednesday. I have already watched it twice and am eagerly excited to view it...

The light that shines through makes my days better.

The little moments brighten my dark days

January 12, 2023

I have been dreary ever since the clouds’ returned from their hiding place; now, the seconds of sun that shine down on me are always brief and fleeting, yet I am not one to be picky during this gloomy...

Winter break is a time for family and holiday fun.

Students appreciate how gifts add to their fun during winter break

January 10, 2023

Freshman Lili Townes had a particularly eventful Christmas morning; it was one that included merriment and presents, as well as trouble-making, rebelling puppies who wanted to open the gifts themselves. “We...

I have personally always prefered print books to ebooks.

Books and e-books both have their benefits, but one is ultimately better

January 6, 2023

For as long as I can remember, I have passionately adored reading. Even when it was just picture books or fifty-page chapter books, I have never found a fault in reading.  As I've grown and matured,...

The new Pinocchio movie was released on Sept 8, 2022.

Pinocchio left me feeling unsatisfied and thoroughly disturbed

December 8, 2022

The new Pinocchio movie was upsetting, to say the least. Other than the cat, Figaro, I did not find a single second enjoyable. I came into the movie with high expectations. I love Disney movies, and...

Hockey fights are a prime example of useless violence in sports.

Violence in sports has become too normalized in today’s society

December 1, 2022

If there was a video of someone getting brutally beaten up, I would hope most people would turn away. Watching that would be disturbing and upsetting. Why is it, then, that when we turn on a boxing match,...

Senior Charlotte Stephan created this banana split for her Whats on your plate? project.

Art classes add fun and relaxation to your day

November 28, 2022

For senior Tori Bates, it isn’t an uncommon occurrence for art teacher Grace Stynes to walk in on her doing something out of the ordinary during her art independent study hour. “For me, doing an...

Winter has always been my favorite time of the year.

The graceful fall of snowflakes accompanies winter’s nearing presence

November 24, 2022

7 months. 34 weeks. 239 days.  Written down, I can truly see just how long it has been. A tremendous amount of time has passed since the last time snow touched the ground here in Michigan.  5,758...

TCTs The Countless Thanks 2022: Abby Busch

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2022: Abby Busch

November 21, 2022

My family–for being a constant in my life Claire, even though we used to not like each other very much, you are now one of my favorite people to be around. You have so much life and exuberance...

It is simple to make an effort to remember peoples names.

It’s not a laborious task to remember someone’s name

November 16, 2022

In kindergarten, one of the first things that the kids do is learn each other's names. Sure, they’re five years old and might forget it in a few seconds, but over the years of being in class with the...

Senior Margaret English has played lacrosse since second grade.

Margaret English appreciates all of the friendships that lacrosse has brought her

November 14, 2022

Senior Margaret English has found that snakes, camping, and lacrosse should not mix. “This summer, we did a team camp and got to stay [in] cabins for three days,” Margaret said. “[We found] three...

This is what my inbox looks like lately.

An abyss of stress

November 10, 2022

Ever since my brother graduated from high school two years ago, I have had a new constant in my life. Not good or bad necessarily, just always there, looming over me, making it so that I have a void of...

The cover of Panic! At The Discos newest album: Viva Las Vengeance.

Behind a veil of pep and high notes sits the truth of Panic! At The Disco’s newest album Viva Las Vengeance

November 4, 2022

My brother, being a tremendous Panic! At The Disco fan, was the first person to mention that the band had recently released a new album. After four years of waiting for additional music from them, my brother...

The piano bought in 1926 by my great grandma that has been passed down through the generations of my family.

The bequeathing of my great grandma’s piano

November 3, 2022

I treasure being played. Sitting in the shop, waiting for someone to claim me, I people-watch in anticipation. Few venture in, and those who do are looking for something else. One comes in, sits down,...

A group of students participating in the class by doing block yoga.

Yoga class at FHC is a great way to unwind and destress

October 31, 2022

A few weeks ago, senior Rylie Scobey fell off of a bridge.  Not tragically, it was a short bridge and occurred on a walk with her yoga class. “We went on a walk and we walked to this one bridge...

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