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Kaley Kaminski

Kaley Kaminski, Staff Writer

Kaley is entering her first year on staff as a Junior and is looking forward to writing more frequently. Kaley's favorite style of writing is columns. When Kaley isn't at school you will either find her playing soccer, at theater events, or hanging out with friends.

  • Favorite thing about being on staff: Writing new stories every week.
  • Favorite type of story: Columns.
  • Hobbies/Interests: Soccer and theater.
  • It's a Friday night, you will probably find Kaley: Playing soccer or hanging out with friends.
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Connecting on Connect Day

Connecting on Connect Day

June 1, 2017

"Wow," was all I could think once all the eighth graders started timidly filing into the high school auditorium. I couldn't believe how small they all were. I couldn't believe how scared they all looked....

2017 Student Council Q&A-Sarah Buchanan

2017 Student Council Q&A-Sarah Buchanan

May 24, 2017

Name: Sarah Buchanan Grade: Freshman 1.) Why did you decide to run for Vice President? "I decided to run for Vice President because I love being a leader of my class and getting involved. I have...

Find something to believe in

Find something to believe in

May 24, 2017

As I am getting closer and closer to being a "grown-upa��, I have begun to realize all the struggles that growing up brings. Some people mature and others do not. The worries of the real world bring...

An open letter to Emily Toppen

An open letter to Emily Toppen

May 18, 2017

I cannot believe the time has come so soon; you are graduating next week. Where did all the time go? When did we all speed ahead to your graduation? I've spent two years as your mini-me, but now I have...

Black Diamond Preview Q&A

Black Diamond Preview Q&A

May 11, 2017

Film: Black Diamond Producer: Alex Samra 1. What theme would you consider your film? "Our film is an action/drama film. This year Manders desired for us to branch out beyond documentaries and...

Tony Awards 2017 and the 2017/2018 Season Show Announcement

Tony Awards 2017 and the 2017/2018 Season Show Announcement

April 28, 2017

Mitchell Banks: - OS Improv Rookie/Performer -OS Comedic Performance Fall Play -OS Supporting Male in Musical Sam Ovens: -OS Actor in Fall Play -OS Comedic Performance in Musical Paige Guikema: -OS...

Saxophone quartet scores high at states

Saxophone quartet scores high at states

April 26, 2017

The FHC band is known for being mighty in numbers and for producing fluent tunes for the whole school. A group of four seniors from the large band created a saxophone quartet group all on their own. Addie...

Female driver texting

Mercy Health demonstrates a distracted driving accident for students

April 25, 2017

On Thursday April 20th, a group from Mercy Health came to FHC to produce a "mock accident" to warn teens about distracted driving. Some students were minorly affected but others were majorly affected by...

Mock accident will bring awareness to students to stay Above the Influence

Mock accident will bring awareness to students to stay Above the Influence

April 19, 2017

April 17th kicks off the Above The Influence week at FHC. There are a series of different activities that will be taking place. Throughout the week, students will experience talks with teachers, watch...

This Lullaby is not your typical love story

This Lullaby is not your typical love story

April 12, 2017

Different than your typical love fantasy, this one has a unique and unusual ending. The story, This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen, is easily relatable for most teens going through the journey of life. I...

A thank you to some of the seniors in theater

A thank you to some of the seniors in theater

March 22, 2017

Here is a thank you to some of the seniors in theater this year. This past year, you all have showed me such grace and kindness. When times were hectic and chaotic, you would be the calm in the storm...

Joining the tradition: Buddys Pizza provides phenomenal meals for wrestlers anually

Joining the tradition: Buddy’s Pizza provides phenomenal meals for wrestlers anually

March 8, 2017

The wrestling individual state championships have been held at The Palace of Auburn Hills for quite some time now. It has become a tradition for eleven years now to go to Buddy's Pizza, a restaurant near...

Turning evil to good

Turning evil to good

March 1, 2017

"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." -Isaiah 41:10. As you grow older, everyone...

Brown Butter Creperie and Cafe from the view of a pessimist and optimist

Brown Butter Creperie and Cafe from the view of a pessimist and optimist

February 22, 2017

An optimistic view By: Sophie Bolen "Gotta get crepes, gotta get crepes, gotta get crepes," I chanted under my breath, sweaty hands gripping the steering wheel as my foot pressed deeper into the gas...

The importance of family

The importance of family

February 16, 2017

No matter what the years have delivered to us, my family has always been immensely close. I live with my father, mother, and freshman brother Cole. My parents have been married for seventeen and a half...

Courtney McAlindon is exploring sports with a positive outlook

Courtney McAlindon is exploring sports with a positive outlook

February 8, 2017

One girl, three sports, and twelve varsity letters. Sophomore Courtney McAlindon runs on FHC's Track and Cross Country teams as well skis for the FHC ski team. By the end of senior year, Courtney will...

This is Us provides a provoking life lesson in each episode

This is Us provides a provoking life lesson in each episode

January 25, 2017

The recently created show, This Is Us, has become a new hit show. It stars Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia as a young married couple. It airs every Tuesday on NBC. This is the first season of This Is...

Finding My Way Back

Finding My Way Back

January 16, 2017

I felt a pop, and I knew something wasn’t right. I’ve always been able to walk it off. I’ve never had to go off the field injured. I’ve played for 10 years. This time was different. I was in...

What Snow Camp did for me

What Snow Camp did for me

January 11, 2017

Snow Camp. A weekend spent away from school, multiple extracurricular activities, time with family, and various types of work. A weekend to make fun, new memories with close friends.  A weekend to strengthen...

Collateral Beauty is an inspiring movie about Love, Time, and Death:

Collateral Beauty is an inspiring movie about Love, Time, and Death:

January 4, 2017

The newly released movie Collateral Beauty has become my number one favorite movie of all time. The movie begins focused on a man living an ordinary life and being happy as can be. Little does he know,...

Silver Bells by The Fox and The Hound gives holiday music a new sound

Silver Bells by The Fox and The Hound gives holiday music a new sound

December 21, 2016

Christmas is now four days away and I can assume we have all heard the classic holiday songs countless times by now. Instead of dreading the same old tunes being stuck in your head for the rest of the...

Amanda Riffe is uniting students with hope

Amanda Riffe is uniting students with hope

December 14, 2016

Many teenagers are doing numerous amounts of creative things with their lives. With school, first jobs, active sports schedules, and other activities, many students have limited time for anything else....

A Letter to My Teammates

A Letter to My Teammates

December 7, 2016

To the short one: thank you for always having a fun, new story to tell me. Thank you for the laughs and giggles. No matter if it was a practice that was enjoyable or hardly bearable, there was not one...

Holiday Cheer Is All Around Here

Holiday Cheer Is All Around Here

November 30, 2016

Now that it is getting chillier outside and everyone has turned on "winter mode," the holiday season has arrived. Soon, snow will be sprinkled around and the atmosphere will be gushing with holiday spirit....

10 Things I Love About 10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Love About 10 Things I Hate About You

November 22, 2016

Rediscovering ‘old’ movies is like finding a cute, vintage sweater from a thrift store; it’s intriguing. The movie 10 Things I Hate About You was made in 1999, but was just recently put in Netflix’s...

My Hannah Montana Life

My Hannah Montana Life

November 9, 2016

I now know what it feels like to be a busy bee working in an enormous hive. My weeks are cluttered with soccer practices and games, theater rehearsals, and the spare time designated for homework. Theater...

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