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The Central Trend

Ashlyn Korpak

Ashlyn Korpak, Editor in Chief

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, if for some reason she isn't there, you'll find her reading, riding horses, or spending time in her garden.

  • Favorite part of being on staff: Getting to spend time with some of FHC's most talented writers.
  • Favorite type of story: Editorials and columns.
  • Hobbies/interests: Track, horseback riding, and reading.
  • Favorite books: The Book Theif, The Great Gatsby, The Chosen, anything by Sarah J. Maas, and a bunch more.
  • Its Friday night, you will usually find Ashlyn: Hanging out with friends or reading.
All content by Ashlyn Korpak
COVID-19's effects on stores and how they are handling the changes

COVID-19’s effects on stores and how they are handling the changes

March 25, 2020

During the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Central Trend urges its viewers to be cautious when visiting stores and to limit the number of highly sought after times they are buying. This is a time not...

When we knew that we wanted to be editors

When we knew that we wanted to be editors

March 12, 2020

Abby -  I always looked at the plaques lining the walls of George’s room—the ones with all the editors proudly displayed in forest green font—and wondered if maybe, just maybe, I could be up...

Aaron Jachim

Aaron Jachim

March 12, 2020

Name: Aaron Jachim Grade: 12 Character: Clopin 1. Do you have a ritual for before rehearsals or shows? "For sure! Before shows, I usually like to calm myself and settle my brain the best I can....

the un-colors

the un-colors

March 12, 2020

In a green grass field, along a dull blue river, she picked a bouquet of flowers.   First, she took a little white daisy in her grasp, plucking it from its flimsy stem. Then, some soft purple...

Surfaces new album, Horizons, is a beautifully hopeful masterpiece

Surfaces new album, Horizons, is a beautifully hopeful masterpiece

March 9, 2020

A golden orb rises into the soft coral sky, spilling out over the lightening purple mountains and filling the little sliver of the world with warmth. You can almost see the boats bobbing in the bay as...

My backpack is holding me back

My backpack is holding me back

March 4, 2020

From a very young age, I was taught to stand tall. A chin turned up means confidence. Shoulders pulled back means determination. A straight back means that not even the weight of the world can hold...

A cacophonic group of misfit blankets

A cacophonic group of misfit blankets

February 26, 2020

A little brown basket  is the home  to a cacophonic group of misfits.   One is little and blue, with a parade of colorful llamas, not unlike the ones at the zoo.   One...

College has taught Emma Beck about how much is truly out there

College has taught Emma Beck about how much is truly out there

February 26, 2020

Although the human population was, in the mid-twentieth century, divided into five main groups, there exists in our world thousands of different ethnic groups, religions, and cultures. No two people are...

Alec Benjamin connects people from every walk of life with the unifying stories in his music

Alec Benjamin connects people from every walk of life with the unifying stories in his music

February 21, 2020

Alec Benjamin is a storyteller. It’s always been the number one reason I listen to his music. His voice is melodic. His tunes are catchy. His composition is incomparable.  But it’s his stories—his...

little green broken typewriter

little green broken typewriter

February 19, 2020

For three years now, a little broken green typewriter has sat on the table in the middle of The Central Trend room.  The top half of the case is missing.  A few of the keys are cracked. A layer...

Little clay creations

Little clay creations

February 12, 2020

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved to create.   She would sit and wait for an idea to come. And then her little hands would turn her big chunk of clay into...

2020 Music Videos

2020 Music Videos

February 8, 2020

Freshman Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83oGH15BgCs&feature=youtu.be Sophomore Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMWJVPE5MsQ&feature=youtu.be Junior Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFfRr22n5Ok&feature=youtu.be Senior...

If the sofa could speak

If the sofa could speak

February 5, 2020

If this sofa could speak, it would tell you of a group of girls, and a guy or two, who has shared its room. It would spin for you fantastical stories of heartbreak and loss, friendship and family. This...

With the stroke of a pen

January 29, 2020

With the stroke of a pen,  and a dot of ink, a chapter ends.   A page flips, and a new chapter begins. The pen’s work is not done yet.   With a swish and a swirl the...

Celia Kaechele's time in Model UN propelled her into the world of law

Celia Kaechele’s time in Model UN propelled her into the world of law

January 24, 2020

When Celia Kaechele signed up for Mr. McClees Model UN class as a high schooler, she had no idea it would lead her to Croatia.  Celia traveled to Croatia during the summer of 2017 to spend a month...

When you walk by

When you walk by

January 22, 2020

I tilt my head, sway my hips, lengthen my stride: Look at me.   I am secret seduction wrapped in a bantam bow. I am seen, not heard. Posed for you to look at. Look at...

Rat Q&A: Maddie Weaver

Rat Q&A: Maddie Weaver

January 15, 2020

Name: Maddie Weaver Grade: 10 1. What is your act?  "I am dancing a ballet variation from Sleeping Beauty."  2. How did you prepare? "I rehearse my dance several times a week." 3. What...

The Chair

The Chair

January 14, 2020

Plump and portly, the weathered old chair was a favorite of ours. As children, rough and rowdy, we’d climb that chair like it was Mount Everest. All the way to the top—until we reached the stars.   Gigantic...

the golden drop

the golden drop

January 8, 2020

a decadent drop of golden liquid sun slid restlessly down the flickering surface, past drops of translucence, more than one.   fighting a battle; yet to be won. the drop, with light...

The worlds of words from my childhood

The worlds of words from my childhood

December 18, 2019

Ever since I was a young child, worlds have materialized—unbidden—around me. In the early hours of the morning, in the folds of dense fog, in the crook of a tree, or the scent of freshly chopped...

My childhood crafted Christmas into a time of peace

My childhood crafted Christmas into a time of peace

December 17, 2019

Commercialized Christmas has never been a big deal in my house. For my family, Christmas wasn’t Santa and reindeer, it was Jesus and the wise men.  We had Christmas traditions just like every...

Ashley Kooistra returns to FHC, friends, and an old passion

Ashley Kooistra returns to FHC, friends, and an old passion

December 16, 2019

A young Ashley Kooistra sat in nervous excitement among her fellow fifth graders. It was a day almost every fifth grader looks forward too, the day the music teachers from the high school come to Central...

By supporting thrifting instead of fast fashion, we begin to build a sense of sustainability within our community

By supporting thrifting instead of fast fashion, we begin to build a sense of sustainability within our community

December 11, 2019

When environmentalists talk about climate change and our increasing impact on the environment, the conversation consistently surrounds topics such as greenhouse gasses, CO2 emissions, and our carbon footprint....

the wild place

the wild place

December 4, 2019

the wild place never sleeps the place of god’s mountains, the angel’s caverns, the sun’s fields, and the moon’s rivers the place of the single-celled — and the complex the place where...

TCT's The Countless Thanks: Ashlyn Korpak

TCT’s The Countless Thanks: Ashlyn Korpak

November 25, 2019

Aspen Strauss - for waiting We’ve known each other for a while. I’m so upset this is the first year I’ve really realized how insanely amazing you are. As I spent the first part of the year so...

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. It isn't just for elementary kids.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. It isn’t just for elementary kids.

November 20, 2019

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Our society is really talented at teaching these three words to our elementary-aged kids. We’re not so good at following these principles as adults with the power to make a...

FHC United Prayer 2019-2020 logo

United Prayer: prayer in action, love at the center of it all

November 19, 2019

When seniors Ella Guikema and Susan Toppen walk the halls of FHC, waves, greetings, and smiles are far from uncommon. Both girls are heavily involved at FHC and, as such, are familiar faces to many.  Both...

Andrew Weiskopf

Andrew Weiskopf

November 14, 2019

Name: Andrew Weiskopf Grade: 9 Role: Willard 1. How are you like or unlike your character? "My character is a drunk and does not like his life very much while I am [a] fun and happy person." 2....

“Will we have enough usable water?”

November 13, 2019

“Will we have enough usable water?”  The question that titles chapter 13 of the AP Environmental Science textbook seems like it has an obvious answer. Of course. Of course, we will have enough...

Israell King

Israell King

November 12, 2019

Name: Israell King Grade: 10 Role: Tituba 1. What part of being in the play makes you the most nervous? "I feel the most nervous from being around such talented actors that seem to always...

Your dollar makes a difference when it comes to the future of food and the environment

Your dollar makes a difference when it comes to the future of food and the environment

November 6, 2019

Here’s the thing. It’s going to sound really cliche. When it comes to helping the environment, you can make a difference.  Cliche, right? Let me make it worse. Every little bit helps. When...

Cheating Q&A: Brad Anderson

Cheating Q&A: Brad Anderson

November 1, 2019

Do you have a lot of students that cheat?  “I say that I trust everyone until I have reason not to. I am sure I have students who, under the cloak of darkness perhaps, cheat. Maybe they don’t think...

Cheating Q&A: Andrew Belsito

Cheating Q&A: Andrew Belsito

November 1, 2019

Do you have students that cheat in Online? “I’m going to say probably. The trouble for me is that there is no easy way for me to catch them. With online courses, the only way I am going to catch...

Cheating Q&A: Faith Monaghan

Cheating Q&A: Faith Monaghan

November 1, 2019

Do you know a lot of people who cheat? “No.” What do you think is the most common form of cheating? “Online, definitely.” How would you define academic cheating? “I guess, plagiarizing...

Gabriela Saldivia's time in The Forest Edge propelled her into a world of journalism

Gabriela Saldivia’s time in The Forest Edge propelled her into a world of journalism

October 22, 2019

A young Gabriela Saldivia sits in the passenger's seat of her father's car. Soccer practice has finished for the night, and the two of them are driving home in the coming twilight. Playing over the radio...

Bandtasia announcement and information

Bandtasia announcement and information

October 22, 2019

The Forest Hills Central Marching Band would like to invite all the families at Central High School to their Bandtasia 2019: Ranger Rock performance at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center on Tuesday,...

Kevin and Jodi Dean stand beside one of the carts they use when they go out to speak to people in the community.

Kevin and Jodi Dean – Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

October 12, 2019

Kevin and Jodi Dean met me at the front doors of the Cascade Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Behind them, wearing their Sunday best, stood two young children.  When I first contacted members at...

The Graduate Profile defines who a student should be when they leave high school, not just what they should know

The Graduate Profile defines who a student should be when they leave high school, not just what they should know

October 7, 2019

Every year, millions of young adults walk out of their high schools gripping a slip of paper that informs the everyone that they are now ready to succeed in the “real world.” That paper announces...

Improv Q&A: Megan Raisch

Improv Q&A: Megan Raisch

September 26, 2019

1. What bug are you? "Beetle. I don't know why. I wasn't there for the bug discussion, and when I asked what bug I was, the unexplained response was 'beetle.'" 2. What is your favorite improv game? "Favorite...

FHC alumni Kit Lang has combined her passions for art and travel.

Kit Lang transforms a road block into starting block

September 20, 2019

To know what you want to spend your life doing at a young age is a gift. To have a childhood—a schooling—which fosters that passion and that calling is a miracle. To find yourself fresh out of college...

Father Ron Hutchinson - Basilica of Saint Adalbert

Father Ron Hutchinson – Basilica of Saint Adalbert

September 17, 2019

As I walked past the glintering glass-studded towers of the Basilica of Saint Adalbert, I felt my soul bow in respect to the ancient tradition which radiated from the complex puzzle of glass and stone....

Q&A with Governor Whitmer

Q&A with Governor Whitmer

September 16, 2019

Two out of the three Editor in Chiefs had the privilege and pleasure of meeting Governor--and FHC alumni--Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday. They, along with Hawk Herald editors and various news anchors, gathered...

Q&A with Brad Anderson - Funding for the Veteran's Wall of Honor

Q&A with Brad Anderson – Funding for the Veteran’s Wall of Honor

September 4, 2019

Q - What is the Veteran's Wall of Honor? A - “[The Veteran's Wall of Honor] is designed to honor Forest Hills Central graduates that go on to serve in the armed forces. It is a collaboration between...

Forest Hills Public Schools District becomes the first district in the area to go cell-phone free.

The story of the first week of Forest Hills new cell phone policy has many sides

August 30, 2019

The first week of the year has come to a close at Forest Hills Public Schools and the question everyone is asking is “did the phone policy work?” Well, it seems that all depends on who you ask. The...

Always be my Maybe brought a whole new style to rom-coms by casting a fresh face: comedian Ali Wong

Always be my Maybe brought a whole new style to rom-coms by casting a fresh face: comedian Ali Wong

June 4, 2019

I have loved Ali Wong since the day my brother first introduced me to her Netflix special Baby Cobra — a stand-up comedy. Two years later, I fell in love with her all over again in her second Netflix...

Student Council Q&A: Annika Santos

Student Council Q&A: Annika Santos

May 29, 2019

Name: Annika Santos Grade: Sophomore Running for: Treasurer 1. Why are you running? "I love being able to represent my classmates and being a part of the creation of school spirit activities....

Student Council Q&A: Benji Zorn

Student Council Q&A: Benji Zorn

May 29, 2019

Name: Benji Zorn Grade: Freshman Running for: President 1. Why are you running? "[I am] running to be a leader of my class. [I want] to continue to grow my class." 2. How do you believe you...

Student Council Q&A: Thomas Hendricks

Student Council Q&A: Thomas Hendricks

May 29, 2019

Name: Thomas Hendricks Grade: Junior Running for: President 1. Why are you running? "I am running because I've been on Student Council for the past few years. Our class has been successful...

In the wake of Alabama's abortion law, #youknowme was born

In the wake of Alabama’s abortion law, #youknowme was born

May 28, 2019

We all know #metoo. We have seen first-hand the power of the hashtag. Once known as the number sign, the hashtag has morphed into a form of expression and communication. We use it to headline movements,...

Reagan Cool's faith helps her deal with storms of change

Reagan Cool’s faith helps her deal with storms of change

May 22, 2019

FHC Alumna Reagan Cool sat aboard the Washington D.C.’s Metro system as it zipped her from her internship, where she just spent the last seven hours, to the Hillsdale Campus on Capitol Hill for her night...

Baccalaureate Ceremony gives students a chance to express how they feel about their impending graduation

Baccalaureate Ceremony gives students a chance to express how they feel about their impending graduation

May 21, 2019

Soon to be graduate Payton Field stands on stage at St. Roberts, hands shaking. As she looks out into the crowd she sees the class of 2019, the people who have taken the journey of high school with...

AJR's new album Neotheater met all of my requirements for truly good music

AJR’s new album Neotheater met all of my requirements for truly good music

May 17, 2019

I have always harbored the strong belief that truly good music is not the kind that urges you to get up and dance until you’re dizzy. Truly good music stops you completely; you can’t do anything but...

Yesterday I met three beautiful girls

Yesterday I met three beautiful girls

May 14, 2019

Yesterday, I met three beautiful girls. They were strong and confident—unwavering in who they were. They were a little bit crazy, a little bit scary, but so obviously full of a whole lot of love. Somehow,...

Kristi Butler and Patti Richardson begin planning for their third science trip with Education First Tours

Kristi Butler and Patti Richardson begin planning for their third science trip with Education First Tours

May 9, 2019

Science teachers Kristi Butler and Patti Richardson and a group of their students travel by bus through the roads of the Galapagos. At the head of their bus is a local Education First Tours travel...

“Knock Down the House” knocked my socks off

May 7, 2019

“Change takes courage.” ~ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hangs her head and takes a deep breath as she sits on a small white cement bench outside of the United States Capitol...

Obsession - Filmfest Preview Q&A

Obsession – Filmfest Preview Q&A

May 1, 2019

Film: Obsession Producers: Sarah Buchanan and Molli Czarnecki Interviewee: Sarah Buchanan 1. What’s your film about? "My film is about a girl named Grace whose family has workers painting their...

A conscious effort to protect the subconscious

A conscious effort to protect the subconscious

April 30, 2019

Driving through Lowell late last night, my friend cranked up the radio to battle the sound of the rain pelting the windshield. The song: “Worst of You” by Macie Peters. At first, I simply let myself...

John Pynnonen uses inspiration from his high school years to make a difference in the world

John Pynnonen uses inspiration from his high school years to make a difference in the world

April 26, 2019

For FHC alumni John Pynnonen, college has been a time of growth and adventure. Like many others who have stepped out of FHC’s halls and into the real world, he has a desire to make the world a better...

Netflix's new show

Netflix’s new show “No Good Nick” fails to stand behind a comprehensive message

April 23, 2019

Everything in media has a message. Television shows, music, news, and movies all have a theme and a purpose. Sometimes it’s to make us laugh or smile or become impassioned for a good cause. No matter...

Humans of FHC: Daniel Dykstra

Humans of FHC: Daniel Dykstra

April 18, 2019

“My favorite memory [of my first year doing theater crew] is probably being with Josh behind the stairs during Act Two. We had to army crawl out to unplug and replug in the lights. And when the actors...

2016 FHC graduate Jordan George returns to Rangerball as JV Head Coach

2016 FHC graduate Jordan George returns to Rangerball as JV Head Coach

April 17, 2019

Three years ago, Jordan George walked off the basketball court as a player for the last time wearing green and white. That night, Jordan thought his time with Ranger Basketball was over. But he had hope. That...

We may not know what our futures hold, but they're there, waiting for us to find them

We may not know what our futures hold, but they’re there, waiting for us to find them

April 15, 2019

Ding! The bell above the door chimes as I walk in. A breath of slightly musty air, rich with the sent of books, hits me. I wander up and down the rows and rows of books letting my finger's trail along...

The climate change debate isn't going anywhere anytime soon

The climate change debate isn’t going anywhere anytime soon

April 15, 2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tends to her garden plot on Capitol Hill. National Resource and Defense Council member John Kerry speaks about the Green New Deal proposal and climate leadership...

Season two of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina takes the story to all new heights

Season two of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina takes the story to all new heights

April 9, 2019

Warning: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season one spoilers below. It’s been quite some time since Sabrina’s dark baptism, yet her story is far from over. With her dark powers stronger than...

Emily Jenkins followed her passion her to conserve and preserve our planet all the way to California

Emily Jenkins followed her passion her to conserve and preserve our planet all the way to California

March 28, 2019

FHC alumna Emily Jenkins stands on the cliffs of California’s Highway 1 overlooking a beach of elephant seals and smiles gleefully into a camera. Since moving to California for schooling at Point Loma...

The essence of music transcends linguistic barriers

The essence of music transcends linguistic barriers

March 26, 2019

“Aquí todos estamos bajo el mismo sol.” Here we are all under the same sun.    “El Mismo Sol” - Alvaro Soler And under this one sun lives endless cultures and languages and songs. The...

Humans of FHC: Pranav Nalam

Humans of FHC: Pranav Nalam

March 21, 2019

"[Trying out for musical] was an interesting experience because I never was part of musical or plays at my old school; this is the first time [I've done anything like this]. This school is very flexible...

People are beautiful, and there is nothing wrong with telling them that

People are beautiful, and there is nothing wrong with telling them that

March 19, 2019

“You have gorgeous eyes and such a kind heart.” “I love your hair and just how nice you are.” “Wow, you are so pretty and so smart!” “You’re beautiful.” “You can’t say...

AJR's

AJR’s “100 Bad Days” is a relatable culmination of their music so far

March 12, 2019

It was a friend's recommendation that sent me clicking through Spotify to find "100 Bad Days" by AJR; it was AJR’s catchy and constantly changing flow that got me to click on the next song when "100...

So, if you don't like the way I look, well, I may care or I may not, I’m not sure yet

So, if you don’t like the way I look, well, I may care or I may not, I’m not sure yet

March 5, 2019

“So, if you don't like the way I look, well, I just don't give a damn!” - "Can’t Stop the Beat" I’m an advocate for equal rights. I, however, am not an advocate of teaching young girls that...

I thoroughly enjoyed nine of the ten episodes in Netflix's new show The Umbrella Academy

I thoroughly enjoyed nine of the ten episodes in Netflix’s new show The Umbrella Academy

February 27, 2019

This week I watched Netflix’s new show: The Umbrella Academy. And I would have quit after the first episode if it wasn’t for the fact that I was planning to write this review. The show has a slow...

Humans of FHC: Erynn Boersema

Humans of FHC: Erynn Boersema

February 22, 2019

"It was always fun to see all the set changes and everything that [theatre crew] did. So I went to Mrs. Demester and said, 'This looks really cool, and I want to do it.' My parents took me to plays a few...

The relationship between nationality and individuality is/should be/can be a symbiotic one

The relationship between nationality and individuality is/should be/can be a symbiotic one

February 19, 2019

“Individuality is more important than nationality.” -Sui Sin Far A black and white claim to an increasingly colorful issue. What is more important? Being who you are as an individual, or being...

Students and teachers weigh in on what they really want the administration to hear

Students and teachers weigh in on what they really want the administration to hear

February 14, 2019

Students clamor around a table set in the middle of history teacher Brad Anderson’s classroom. The cause of the commotion? The conversation heating up between the four students seated at the middle table....

Alec Benjamin tells his story through his music

Alec Benjamin tells his story through his music

February 12, 2019

I was sitting on a mattress on the floor in a room the size of a large closet when I first heard about up-and-coming singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin. I typed his name into Spotify, pressed shuffle, and...

Humans of FHC: Ben Taylor

Humans of FHC: Ben Taylor

February 8, 2019

“My favorite memory from marching band is probably back at band camp when [senior] Dillon Lee, also known as 'The Bear,' started freestyle rapping while we were all walking to lunch and back to rehearsal....

Humans of FHC: Fadi Muallem

Humans of FHC: Fadi Muallem

February 7, 2019

"For the rest of the [swim] season, I'm really looking forward to tapering. Tapering is when we do an easy two weeks of practice before conference so that we're all ready for conference. It makes us have...

I have no idea why former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz thinks he should run for President

I have no idea why former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz thinks he should run for President

February 5, 2019

Two years ago, Americans decided our country needed a change, a new direction. A direction which led us to Donald Trump. The first president in U.S. history to have absolutely zero experience in military...

Erica Fischer pursues her passion for entomology through higher education

Erica Fischer pursues her passion for entomology through higher education

January 31, 2019

FHC graduate Erica Fischer likes school. So much so that after twelve years in the lower level school system, she moved right on to an undergraduate program and then to a graduate program. While her...

Pod Save America is a self-proclaimed podcast for people not yet ready to give up or go insane

Pod Save America is a self-proclaimed podcast for people not yet ready to give up or go insane

January 29, 2019

A political podcast for people not yet ready to give up or go insane. That’s how Pod Save America by Crooked Media advertises itself. It’s most certainly not clickbait or false advertising for...

Humans of FHC: Cole Munger

Humans of FHC: Cole Munger

January 16, 2019

“We were playing Catholic Central, and we scored in the beginning which was cool. And then, they scored two, and we were like, 'Oh crap.' And then we scored another one. I think it was Hayden Sarjeant...

The third and final season of A Series of Unfortunate Events kept me hooked until the last credits rolled

The third and final season of A Series of Unfortunate Events kept me hooked until the last credits rolled

January 15, 2019

I’ve never been a pessimistic person. I’ve been lucky enough to spend many of my formative years in an environment that cultivated positivity. Romance novels. Disney movies. My world had warm and motherly...

This year's exam week ushers in a new schedule

This year’s exam week ushers in a new schedule

January 14, 2019

The schedule of any school district is a tricky puzzle and even more so for a district the size of Forest Hills. With eighteen buildings among four different levels of schooling, the puzzle pieces are...

Fireworks and fighting: Warzone Initiatives works to repair war-torn areas

Fireworks and fighting: Warzone Initiatives works to repair war-torn areas

January 8, 2019

Last week, as I sat getting ready to join everyone in celebrating the fact that the planet went all the way around the sun, again, a resounding boom sounded through my house, sending me flying off my feet....

Charlie Pynnonen builds a life around his love for engineering

Charlie Pynnonen builds a life around his love for engineering

December 20, 2018

Charlie Pynnonen is a prime example that the risk is worth the reward when it comes to pursuing what you want in life. This past summer, after a year of working in a job that didn’t line up with what...

Humans of FHC: Julia Brown

Humans of FHC: Julia Brown

December 20, 2018

"One of my favorite things to do over the holidays is me and my sister always watch A Year Without a Santa Claus together. One of the songs [in the movie] is the Miser Brothers' song, and we do a little...

Humans of FHC: Ally Francisco

Humans of FHC: Ally Francisco

December 19, 2018

“We do volunteering every year. We adopt a family, and we buy different Christmas gifts for them. Sometimes, we do it through our church, but other times, we do it through organizations that my dad finds...

A witch's cackle replaces “ho ho ho” in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas Special: A Midwinter's Tale

A witch’s cackle replaces “ho ho ho” in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas Special: A Midwinter’s Tale

December 18, 2018

A witches cackle replaces “ho ho ho” in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas Special: A Midwinter's Tale. Unlike many of the other Christmas specials coming out this holiday season, The...

When the sun sets...

When the sun sets…

December 11, 2018

When the sun sets, the monster comes out to play. The children crawl into their beds with a kiss on the cheek and a pat on the head. With a creak, the door closes to the world, and night begins. The...

Intro to Business 2018: InCharge

Intro to Business 2018: InCharge

December 5, 2018

Intro to Business is one of the many classes provided here at FHC that equips students with valuable life skills. Responsibility, teamwork, marketing, business skills, and communication skills are all...

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding fails to produce the most essential factor of a romance movie

December 4, 2018

I’ve harbored a not-so-secret obsession with romantic movies for as long as I can remember. Romantic books, too. This would lead you to believe that I live for a good old-fashioned cliche; however, the...

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