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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

All content by Lexi Puffer
A letter to Love

A letter to Love

December 27, 2019

Dear love,  I seek you out in every grocery store, in every cup of coffee my lips touch. I look into a stranger's eyes and see a future, a white gown and a picket fence. I find you very rarely, in...

A Farewell to Writing

A Farewell to Writing

December 26, 2019

I’ve written all my life, from my name in preschool to writing features on websites.  I loved writing.  Until I no longer did.  Writing used to be a way for me to calm down and keep my emotions...

The ebullience of memories

The ebullience of memories

December 13, 2019

I will never go to parties or pretend to enjoy every waking moment of life itself. Like fireflies, I will capture the best of memories in a clear glass mason jar. I will never forget the memories of a...

Plague Inc. brought out my inner Dictator

Plague Inc. brought out my inner Dictator

December 7, 2019

I’m no gamer girl — I’ll be the first to admit that. That was at least what I thought before I picked up a mobile device and downloaded a game called Plague Inc. From the moment I paid 99 cents,...

Freshman Look-Book of 2019

Freshman Look-Book of 2019

December 3, 2019

Freshman Mia Martin loves to follow everyday trends in fashion through social media and fellow classmates. She often switches aesthetics; some days are more rough chic, some have a more punk look, and...

Kara Kimball uses her past to form her future

Kara Kimball uses her past to form her future

November 27, 2019

Resource room teacher Kara Kimball cares for her students not only through the pages of a book but also in life’s hardships.  Kimball has an unknown past in criminal justice, something you would...

My favorite stranger

My favorite stranger

November 22, 2019

My favorite stranger. Faces crowded me in an airless room, my anxiety cowering behind me like a child faced with a stranger.  Knots in my throat only tightened as more smiling faces passed me by....

TCT The Countless Thanks 2019: Lexi Puffer

TCT The Countless Thanks 2019: Lexi Puffer

November 22, 2019

Isabel Oppenhuizen - Thank you for always being there for me at my worst and loving me at my best! I’m so thankful for our time together every day, and I couldn’t imagine a day without your black...

My Room is Messy

My Room is Messy

November 15, 2019

My room is messy. My mother often tells me cleanliness is close to godliness. If so, my room is the antichrist. My room is a shelter from what’s wrong in my life; my mess covers me like a warm...

Insatiable made me Hungry for more

Insatiable made me Hungry for more

November 8, 2019

Blood, revenge, and carnage in a tiara and red ball gown.  Patty Bladel (Debbie Ryan) is your average self involved seventeen-year-old facing the consequences of an eating disorder and often misfortune,...

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