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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

Alex Smith

Alex Smith, Junior Writer

Alex is a freshman entering The Central Trend as a junior writer. Alex is really passionate about music and writing. She has wanted to write for The Central Trend since she heard about it in fifth grade. Writing makes her extremely happy since she is able to show how she is feeling without having to talk about itsomething she struggles with. Alex spends most of her time practicing music—guitar and voice—or at the Forest Hills boathouse for crew practice. She hopes to make people feel heard and moved with her writing. 

Favorite place to be: In her bed or at the boathouse

Favorite Bath and Body Works scent: "Honey Wildflower"

Where Alex would be on a Saturday night: On her couch reading or watching TikTok

Starbucks order: Iced Chai Tea Latte with Pumpkin Cream Cold Foam

All content by Alex Smith
TCTs The Countless Thanks 2021: Alex Smith

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2021: Alex Smith

November 22, 2021

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A snowman I built last year around Christmas that is taller than me.

The endless debate over Christmas music

November 17, 2021

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Toby Cameron plays the saxophone in the marching band as a freshman.

Through marching band, Toby Cameron has made many relationships and memories

November 15, 2021

Freshman Toby Cameron was at the marching band talent show doing a lip-sync with the saxophone section, and he was not enjoying it. “At the end of marching band, every instrument has to go with their...

Long Way Down, though seemingly uninteresting at first, made me rethink how I look at life

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November 10, 2021

Nobody likes being forced to read books, especially books that have every component they hate. However, in English classes, being forced to read books that you don’t want to is part of the deal. In this...

When she was at her lowest, rowing lifted her up

When she was at her lowest, rowing lifted her up

November 3, 2021

She sat in Algebra feeling dejected. She focused on math, solving every problem correctly to keep her mind off her thoughts. She didn’t let anybody in. Nobody knew how she felt. She wished they did. She...

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