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Abby Stead

Abby Stead, Staff Writer

Abby Stead is a junior and is entering her first year as a writer on The Central Trend. Her interests include Coldplay, choir, playing the piano, music in general, wearing denim on denim, history, reading a ton, writing on her blog, and dogs. In her free time, you can find Abby watching Gilmore Girls with her mom, with her nose in a book, or playing the piano for hours on end.

 

Favorite part of being on staff: Being around some of the coolest people ever.

Favorite type of story: Editorials

Hobbies/interests: Music, reading, music, drinking too much tea, and people watching.

Favorite book and why: That is the most impossible question.

On a Friday night you will usually find Abby: Taking a bath while reading a book, or falling asleep to movies at 6:30.

 

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Freshman Will Romanyk finds fulfilment and fun in many activities

Freshman Will Romanyk finds fulfilment and fun in many activities

February 1, 2018

Like many kids, freshman Will Romanyk's parents signed him up for piano lessons at a young age. He admits that he was a bit stubborn about starting lessons at first, but has since started to settle in...

BA?RNS sophomore release sets the bar high for music in 2018

BA?RNS sophomore release sets the bar high for music in 2018

January 23, 2018

Odds are that if you have been engaged in the indie music scene from about 2014 onwards, or even just the music scene in general, you're probably aware of the name BA?RNS. From his big radio hit "Electric...

Why we need public figures to work for change in order to ignite reformation across industry lines

Why we need public figures to work for change in order to ignite reformation across industry lines

January 9, 2018

In the past year, the feminist movement has taken the global stage to become one of the most popular and controversial topics everywhere. This weekend, it took to the black carpet and the Golden Globes'...

My terrible tears just won't stop falling - but I'm good with it

My terrible tears just won’t stop falling – but I’m good with it

December 28, 2017

Odds are, if you've ever seen me before, you've seen me cry. Crying in the hallways, crying before school, after school, speaking in front of the class, in the bathroom, outside of school, in my car,...

Turtles All the Way Down is a prime example of John Green's remarkable work

Turtles All the Way Down is a prime example of John Green’s remarkable work

December 27, 2017

The name John Green brings about reminders of his past young adult triumphs: New York Times best sellers that transitioned into block-buster movies. But six years after the release of his most famous work,...

Looking at life through colored glasses

Looking at life through colored glasses

December 19, 2017

In 2016 I went to ArtPrize with my mom, my friend Averi, and her mom. We were looking at all the pieces of art, just walking around like everyone else when a particular painting stopped me in my tracks....

Great Lakes International Model UN conference proves to be a memorable experience for students involved

Great Lakes International Model UN conference proves to be a memorable experience for students involved

December 12, 2017

Every day after school, groups and clubs meet. But, once a week from 6 oa��clock to 9 oa��clock a special group of politically informed and ambitious students meet for Model United Nations. Here,...

Humans of FHC: Rachel Lynch

Humans of FHC: Rachel Lynch

November 28, 2017

"One day, I was sitting in band, and I got bored. So I was seeing if I could stick my finger into parts of my instrument- my alto saxophone- to see if I could get it in and out. Well, I kept doing that,...

Sophomore Suchir Gupta finds passion in mathematics

Sophomore Suchir Gupta finds passion in mathematics

November 21, 2017

It's hard at a young age to know what you want to do with your future, but sophomore Suchir Gupta is laying the foundations by pursuing his passions day by day. Like most students at a young age, Suchir...

Taylor Swift's reputation is redeemed with her new album

Taylor Swift’s reputation is redeemed with her new album

November 20, 2017

"I'm sorry, the old Taylor can't come to the phone right now." From the moment Taylor Swift released her single "Look What You Made Me Do," critics dreaded when that song would come to fruition with...

The value of learning

The value of learning

November 13, 2017

Amongst the everyday school chatter, I hear certain phrases repeated over and over again, one of which is, "When am I ever going to use this in real life?" The "this," despite improper antecedent, is the...

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