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The Central Trend

Hailee Sincerbeaux

Hailee Sincerbeaux, Staff Writer

Hailee Sincerbeaux is a senior entering her first year on The Central Trend. She is a part of the FHC Swim & Dive team as well as the FH Water Polo Team. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and watching shows on Netflix.

 

  • Favorite TV Show: "Friends"
  • Favorite Book: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • Favorite subject in school: English
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Goodbye, FHC

Goodbye, FHC

May 28, 2020

How do you say goodbye to something that ended so abruptly? How do you say goodbye to something that has been a part of your life for so long?  I'm not just talking about high school but also elementary...

I Am Not Okay With This had the potential for greatness, yet it fell short

I Am Not Okay With This had the potential for greatness, yet it fell short

March 13, 2020

Someone needs to say it: Netflix needs to stay in their own lane. While they have constructed a plethora of brilliant shows including Stranger Things and Love is Blind, it seems as though they are overdoing...

Get Your Life In Order Week has proven to be an eye-opening success among students

Get Your Life In Order Week has proven to be an eye-opening success among students

March 11, 2020

Math teacher and head of the Boost club Tracy Will believes that students need to cancel out all of the external stresses that go along with school and take time for themselves. In an article that she...

My grandmother; my hero

My grandmother; my hero

March 6, 2020

Everyone has a hero. Sometimes they are literal with a flowing satin cape that shines like the sun. Other times, however, heroes don’t wear capes; or, they do and you just cannot see them. My hero...

Netflix's new series Love is Blind was a shocking success

Netflix’s new series Love is Blind was a shocking success

March 2, 2020

It seems as though it has become a common trend in recent years for TV shows to be focused around finding someone's "true love."  While ABC has produced wildly popular series' including The Bachelor...

Senior Ella Kelly strives to bring positivity to those around her

Senior Ella Kelly strives to bring positivity to those around her

February 26, 2020

Senior Ella Kelly has a bright and shining personality. Something that she strives for personally is to have a positive attitude, for she feels that it can potentially make someone's day, as well as...

A letter to the town I grew up in

A letter to the town I grew up in

February 21, 2020

Hello, old town. Your population meant you could go to the grocery store and know everyone there. You had people that would forever change my life. Do you know how much you impacted my life? Because...

Season 40 of Survivor brings back past winners to compete once again

Season 40 of Survivor brings back past winners to compete once again

February 14, 2020

If you are like my family, then this past Wednesday night at 8 o'clock, you were patiently waiting for the new season of Survivor to pop onto the TV screen. For those who are unfamiliar with the series,...

Are backpacks the reason for back pain among students?

Are backpacks the reason for back pain among students?

February 12, 2020

Physical Education teacher Stacy Steensma has noticed a dramatic increase in students who enter her Yoga class with back problems in recent years. Through her time at FHC—and her personal experience...

I have a freckle on my tooth

I have a freckle on my tooth

February 7, 2020

I have a freckle on my tooth. A misshapen, light brown blob that is embedded in one of my front teeth. People assume that it is a stain or that I hit it on something and that that part of my tooth...

Netflix's new documentary Cheer tells of the family that is the Navarro College cheer team

Netflix’s new documentary Cheer tells of the family that is the Navarro College cheer team

January 31, 2020

In the plethora of new documentaries that Netflix seems to be sending out, their newest edition, Cheer, seemed to stand out in front of the others. The show tells the story of the national champion...

Sophomore Morgan Young uses her passion for creativity in a multitude of ways

Sophomore Morgan Young uses her passion for creativity in a multitude of ways

January 29, 2020

From a young age, sophomore Morgan Young was exposed to the power of creativity. One of the forms she chooses to express her creativity through is cooking and baking all due to the positive influence...

Where is the equality?

Where is the equality?

January 28, 2020

From August to November, Friday nights are filled with FHC's fight song and the roar from the student section when the football team runs onto the field. While hanging out with your friends and watching...

Just a thought

Just a thought

January 24, 2020

Words.   While many are used for good,  others are pointed like an arrow,  Sharp enough to tear apart a person's soul.   Why? Why must ignorance surface in many, causing a...

Just Mercy conveys the strong message of how determination can truly change someones life

Just Mercy conveys the strong message of how determination can truly change someones life

January 17, 2020

Imagine you are put on death row, with only a number of days until your life is taken away from you, and yet, you didn't commit the crime. This was the devastating reality of the late Walter McMillian,...

The upcoming 2020 election brings up different viewpoints on voting among the senior class

The upcoming 2020 election brings up different viewpoints on voting among the senior class

January 15, 2020

Senior Tony DiMeglio is highly passionate about politics. To him, it should not even be a question to the new group of eighteen-year-olds as to whether or not they should vote. For Tony, the answer...

My happy place

My happy place

January 10, 2020

Everyone has a happy place—a location in which they can go to or think about that immediately brings them peace or joy.  Mine happens to be quite cliche. But not to me. My happy place is more...

Vitality Bowls Grand Rapids is a refreshing new addition to a popular plaza on 28th St

Vitality Bowls Grand Rapids is a refreshing new addition to a popular plaza on 28th St

January 2, 2020

Hidden in a small strip of shops in the popular plaza on 28th street, which includes stores such as Ulta and Nordstrom Rack, lies a brand new health-oriented cafe.  On November 2, Vitality Bowls Grand...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a beautiful story that left me in utter tears

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a beautiful story that left me in utter tears

December 13, 2019

Never would I have expected to walk out of a movie theater looking like an emotional mess after watching a film about someone who, prior to the movie, I didn’t really know a whole lot about, as I was...

Nic Tilley finds pleasure in flipping houses for both his family and for others

Nic Tilley finds pleasure in flipping houses for both his family and for others

December 9, 2019

Junior Nic Tilley loves flipping houses. For two years, he has successfully flipped a total of three houses all located in different parts of the world. These include one in Australia, one in Africa,...

Give them a chance

Give them a chance

December 6, 2019

Old souls are being forgotten about.  I don’t mean those that reside within grandparents or someone who puts on a facade of being older than they are, but rather those who have four furry legs, and...

The new exam schedule creates conflicting opinions for the students and faculty at FHC

The new exam schedule creates conflicting opinions for the students and faculty at FHC

November 25, 2019

English teacher Lisa Penninga is worried. This year during the work-free two weeks of winter break, Penninga believes that, instead, she will be grading papers and tests with the hopes of finishing...

Doctor Sleep left me wildly confused, rather than utterly terrified

Doctor Sleep left me wildly confused, rather than utterly terrified

November 22, 2019

Almost everyone has heard of or seen the iconic movie, The Shining.  It portrays the strange and horrific occurrences that happen while the Torrance family resides in the Overlook Hotel in Colorado....

Atypical season three left me very surprised by how much it exceeded my expectations

Atypical season three left me very surprised by how much it exceeded my expectations

November 15, 2019

It feels like every week Netflix is spewing out a plethora of new movies and TV shows. While many of them are misses—like the movie Tall Girl—there is a minute group of elites that stick out as being...

Taylor Todey is taking a gap year to discover what she wants to pursue in the future.

Taylor Todey is using a gap year to travel the world and explore different career paths

November 11, 2019

Senior Taylor Todey adores fashion; she believes that it could be a possible career path for her. But, Taylor also loves traveling, and because of this, she thinks she may want to become a pilot. With...

The effect of puzzle pieces

The effect of puzzle pieces

November 7, 2019

Puzzles. We have all been around them. It could have been when you were two trying to construct a dog out of four blocky pieces of wood or you could have been attempting to assemble an image of a...

How FHC swim & dive gave me hope

How FHC swim & dive gave me hope

September 24, 2019

“She’s too slow.” “She will never make the cut.” “She is a horrible swimmer.” I was only thirteen years old when the people I considered to be my second family—my swim team—began to...

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