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Brynn Schanski

Brynn Schanski, Staff Writer

Brynn is a junior, and she is participating in the class Writing for Publication. She dances for both the FHCVDT and Dance Creations. When she isn't at the studio you can find her binge-watching a new TV show or reading a book.

Favorite color: Dark green

Favorite Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Ideal weather: Thunder storms that can shake the house

Favorite animal: Any, but she has an unparalleled liking to dogs

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Luna sits in my lap. I cant wait for her to come home!

For my dearest, Luna

June 2, 2021

My dearest Luna,  You have no idea how badly I have longed for you. With every heartbeat and with every drop of blood, I have been yearning for you for as long as I can remember.  When I was young...

My cousin TJ and I on the playground at one of our favorite places

A letter to my lifelong best friend

June 1, 2021

Dear TJ,  You have always been here for me, making your way into the world a whole month before I did.  Since birth, we’ve been inseparable, communicating with baby gurgles before we could fully...

The cover of the Disney+ show, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is an amazing addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

May 27, 2021

If I’m going to be completely honest, I haven’t been a Marvel fan nearly as long as others have been. I was much more interested in movies about princesses and cartoon characters—and especially movies...

One of the many roses he left on my lap

I still search for him

May 20, 2021

The September day was scorching despite it being towards the end of the month. I felt sweat dripping down the back of my neck. Luckily, I left my hair down that day so no one would notice.  I sat beneath...

Jack Woods love of the water has helped his outlook on life

Jack Woods’ love of the water has helped his outlook on life

May 18, 2021

Junior Jack Woods will do anything to spend time on the water.  During his years in middle school, he attended the summer camp directed at the middle schoolers who have a potential interest in the...

I long for a day with you

I long for a day with you

May 3, 2021

What makes you so appealing? I wake and cannot cease the flow of thoughts about you. You haunt me in my sleep, causing my heartache to deepen. I can’t have you, nobody can.  I dream of finally...

High School Musical Jr. opening night gives the original High School Musical a run for its money

High School Musical Jr. opening night gives the original High School Musical a run for its money

April 24, 2021

Ever since I was six and finally “mature” enough to watch High School Musical, I have been captivated by the movie. My younger self somehow managed to find a pair of High School Musical pajamas that...

An evening they decided to chase the moon

[Photo] They follow the sun or the moon

March 30, 2021

An evening they decided to chase the moon

You used to own my heart

You used to own my heart

March 11, 2021

You used to own my heart.  You had no idea the effect you had on me.  A single glimpse of you would steal all oxygen from my lungs and prevented me from breathing properly until after you were...

Droplets of water balancing on blades of grass that obviously have nothing to hide

He hasn’t come home yet

February 18, 2021

Today began with the sounds of torrential rains pounding on the roof, even though I hadn’t slept at all during the night.  I had spent the time scrubbing myself clean of yesterday’s events. My...

The cover picture for Dayglows new song

Dayglow’s new song is just what I have been looking for

February 11, 2021

As a teenage girl, there is only so much that I can control in my life. Luckily for me, my music taste is one of them.  I have a wide variety of song selections from many genres that somehow manage...

Russell Bairds love for comedy and history remain unmatched

Russell Baird’s love for comedy and history remain unmatched

February 4, 2021

If junior Russell Baird could be any animal in the world, his choice would be a koala—mainly because they spend an average of twenty-two hours a day sleeping while the other two hours are spent lazily...

Some flowers that I took a picture of a few years ago

Humans are their own antagonists

February 2, 2021

Weeds are always portrayed as the antagonist.  Why is that? They are only doing what they need to do in order to survive and flourish.  They are seen as evil life needed to be destroyed by sharp...

The cover art of the amazing ending of an era

Imagine Me is the perfect book to end a stunning series

January 28, 2021

The only time that I remember hating reading was when my mom would make me work on identifying different roots of words when I was supposed to be enjoying my summer vacation.  Precious time that I...

Young me in the place that reminds me of my childhood

My childhood consisted of wind in my hair and sand between my toes

January 21, 2021

Childhood is often associated with a place or an object of some sort. Mine happens to be a quaint town on the coast of Lake Michigan.  Particularly a house on top of a bluff, overlooking a lake.  The...

The newest addition to one of my favorite book series

Suzanne Collins’ new book is the perfect addition to the Hunger Games franchise

January 14, 2021

When I first became invested in reading chapter books, realistic fiction was my weakness.  I would devour all I could of that genre until, of course, I was introduced to The Hunger Games.  My first...

Snow that still hasnt melted on my deck

I miss those days

January 7, 2021

When the brown land was first blanketed in a few inches of white, my brothers’ squeals could be heard bouncing off of the trees as they rocketed down the hill on plastic sleds.  I smiled to myself...

Former bandmates of One Direction

One Direction fans remain optimistic despite their contract remaining unsigned

December 17, 2020

Freshman Ellory Zietz has squeezed ten years of fan knowledge into her head in less than two months.  Despite her being a latecomer to the One Direction fandom, her love for the band has resulted in...

A picture of me and my mom before a One Direction concert

My mom is my best friend

December 15, 2020

For my best friend,  you are one of the most loving people to ever traverse the Earth.  Your smile always lights up the room, and you glow with your love for all creatures—except for snakes and...

Otis Grays podcast is the perfect remedy for insomnia

Otis Gray’s podcast is the perfect remedy for insomnia

December 8, 2020

Ever since I started high school, sleep is one of the lowest items on my priority list.  Each night I tell my Echo Dot to set an alarm for the next morning, hearing her state that I have only five...

Katelynn Heilman knows how to tap into her creative side

Katelynn Heilman knows how to tap into her creative side

December 3, 2020

Sophomore Katelynn Heilman is an exact replica of her dad—not physically, but rather her passion for acting and theatre. “I went [on a trip] to Broadway with my dad,” Katelynn said. “We saw...

To the men of another universe

To the men of another universe

December 1, 2020

My Loves, We can never be together. I have known this from the beginning, yet I cannot seem to fathom it.  I long for one moment with you, whether it be a lifetime or a few seconds. I long to see...

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, FHC shoppers begin looking forward to Black Friday deals

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, FHC shoppers begin looking forward to Black Friday deals

November 19, 2020

Freshman Carlee Cumming is a shopping buff. She has been waking up early to snag the best deals since she was ten-years-old. She would venture out with her Mom and Grandma and hunt for bargains in downtown...

My greatest enemy is myself

My greatest enemy is myself

November 17, 2020

She has been here ever since I can remember. Always appearing at the foot of my bed, although, her views on the world have changed.  Her happiness was evident from the beginning, radiating from...

Liam Paynes new song isnt up to par

Liam Payne’s new song isn’t up to par

November 10, 2020

As the international boy band phenomenon One Direction rose to fame, some of the boys became more popular than others, causing girls’ hearts to melt into a puddle in their shoes. Personally, just seeing...

This is the cover photo of Louis Tomlinsons album.

Louis Tomlinson’s newest album proves just how far he’s come from his One Direction days

October 23, 2020

In the sweltering heat of 2013’s July, nearly 23,000 fans—mostly obsessive young girls—sandwiched into the Palace in Detroit to watch a worldwide phenomenon: the boy band One Direction.  Among...

My father, the Whistling Man, has made me who I am today

My father, the Whistling Man, has made me who I am today

October 5, 2020

Dear Whistling Man, How can one measure the worth of another human being?  Perhaps by the number of times that you pushed your oldest daughter in her toy car, sending cascades of laughter to pour...

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