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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

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Katelynn Heilman, Staff Writer

Katelynn Heilman is a junior entering The Central Trend as a Junior Writer. Katelynn is really passionate about art and loves to sing; she is a member of The Central Singers and another choir here at FHC. On most days, you can find her with her best friends trying to find something fun to do. Katelynn is super excited to be entering her first year on The Central Trend.

Favorite stories to write: She enjoys writing columns most, but reviews are also very enjoyable for her.

Zodiac sign: June Cancer

Favorite color: Sage green

 

 

All content by Katelynn Heilman
The Royal Treatment unfortunately served its purpose

The Royal Treatment unfortunately served its purpose

January 24, 2022

With the prospect of a seemingly never-ending quarantine, Netflix and its endless repertoire of shows and movies have been keeping me going. I’ve been given the opportunity to watch movies that I wouldn’t...

FHCs Got Talent Q&As: Josie Butler & Lauren Roth

FHC’s Got Talent Q&As: Josie Butler & Lauren Roth

January 19, 2022

Name: Josie Butler Grade: 10th Act/position: Singing with piano Partner(s): Sophomore Lauren Roth 1. What is one word you’d use to describe your act? Josie: “Tradition.” 2....

2022 FHCs Got Talent Q&As: Cam Dewitt

2022 FHC’s Got Talent Q&As: Cam Dewitt

January 19, 2022

Name: Cam Dewitt Grade: 12th Act/position: Guitar Hero 1. What is one word you’d use to describe your act? “Musical.” 2. Why did you decide to try out for FHC’s Got Talent? “I...

2022 FHCs Got Talent Q&As: Logan Verlinde

2022 FHC’s Got Talent Q&As: Logan Verlinde

January 19, 2022

Name: Logan Verlinde Grade: 12th Act/position: Feats of danger & synchronized swimming 1. What is one word you’d use to describe your act? “Dangerous and/or mesmerizing.” 2....

FHCs Got Talent Q&As: Lydia Dewitt

FHC’s Got Talent Q&As: Lydia Dewitt

January 19, 2022

Name: Lydia Dewitt Grade: 10th Act/position: Piano 1. What is one word you’d use to describe your act? “Mediocre.” 2. Why did you decide to try out for FHC’s Got Talent? “I...

A young me, looking just as scared for her future as I feel right now.

I will never know who I want to be when I grow up

January 17, 2022

At the artless and pure age of four, I envisioned a life for myself as a teacher. Just as the preschool teachers I had met only that year, I wanted to be smiley all the time and have a special aptitude...

West Side Story was remade the right way

West Side Story was remade the right way

January 10, 2022

Traditionally, I have pulled myself away from the craze of movie remakes that have swept modern Hollywood. However, after merely watching the swell of the font as it swept across the screen and read West...

My great-grandma, her beautiful smile, and me.

My sunshine turned 100 years old

December 13, 2021

On Dec. 13, 2021, in the wake of the demanding and challenging trials the world has provided, my great-grandmother advanced to an accomplishment that I still find difficult to wrap my head around. A woman...

A view of the front of Ada Garage Bar and Grill.

Although new in town, Ada Garage Bar and Grill feels like a seasoned resident

December 6, 2021

Growing up close to the streets of downtown Ada provided me and many other residents in the area with the unique opportunity to watch a city begin to flourish. Watching, year by year, as a quaint strip...

Freshman Eli VanSkiver, member of the cross country and ski team.

With the guidance of his brothers, Eli VanSkiver finds himself

December 2, 2021

While skiing downhill with his twin brother, freshman Eli VanSkiver suddenly found himself making head-on contact with a tree.  “I hit a tree skiing,” Eli said. “It wasn’t really that fast,...

A collection of photos of me and all of my cousins.

The lessons I am learning from my cousins

November 29, 2021

As the holiday season and enhanced family time commences, I have the opportunity to absorb a luxury that I don’t always get to indulge in: watching and listening. With cousins of mine spread across every...

TCTs The Countless Thanks 2021: Katelynn Heilman

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2021: Katelynn Heilman

November 25, 2021

The TCT family - for creating my happy place You are all the most creative and riveting group of people I have ever met. Thank you all for constantly pushing me to work harder and think bigger. You...

A view of the people watching window inside of Ninos Eastown Cafe.

Nino’s Eastown Cafe felt like home

November 15, 2021

As I’m sure a majority of individuals do, my friends and I constantly scour the internet for new restaurants to experience. Nino’s Eastown Café immediately clicked as a perfect fit; the location and...

Some members of the Social Psychology class taking their weekly Survivor selfie.

Social Psychology brings students together in a new way

November 11, 2021

During a Friday night football game, senior Katherine Hartman and a notable portion of her Social Psychology class could be found rallying together for a "Survivor” selfie. Every Friday, the class...

A picture of the pier at Holland State Park during the winter.

The sun could be affecting your mental health

November 8, 2021

With the numbingly cold weather approaching and the hours of nighttime growing, I have found myself outlining a multitude of different reasons to resent the winter months.  As an individual, I have...

Movie poster for the 2021 science fiction film Dune, starring Timothée Chalamet

Dune balanced every aspect of a great movie flawlessly

November 1, 2021

Listening as my choir teacher passionately raved about the movie Dune—and watching as the internet solidified his excitement—I knew I desperately needed to get to the movie theatre to experience the...

Only Murders In The Building lives up to the expectations it has created

Only Murders In The Building lives up to the expectations it has created

October 26, 2021

Since her days living it up on The Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel, Selena Gomez has been a favorite of mine to watch on screen. Naturally, when her face popped up in my Hulu recommendations...

The girl I met on crutches

The girl I met on crutches

September 30, 2021

The butterfly effect is a small choice or decision made by an individual that leads to a vast and unpredictable change in their life. My butterfly was a girl on crutches whose effect altered every aspect...

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