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The Central Trend

Lydia VanDeRiet

Lydia VanDeRiet, Photography Editor

Lydia VanDeRiet is a senior and is entering her second year on The Central Trend staff. She has been a member of HOSA for three years and is the board's secretary this year. This is her eighth year as a sideline cheerleader and has been cheering competitively for four years. She loves to take photos of her friends and her cat and enjoys photographing while traveling.

Favorite part about being on staff: being able to capture FHC’s best moments and talented students

Favorite thing about photography: being able to look back at photos to remember past experiences

Hobbies/interests: cheerleading, photography, traveling, art, listening to music, and hanging out with friends

Favorite show: Criminal Minds

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A memory is the result of value; the rest can be forgotten

A memory is the result of value; the rest can be forgotten

May 4, 2021

One of the very first things I did on my last day of high school was eat a glazed donut. This was done on the turf as members of the senior class gathered to watch the sunrise; although, if not for the...

Senior Ayesha Jeddy

Top Students 2021 Q&As: Ayesha Jeddy

May 3, 2021

Name: Ayesha Jeddy What is your favorite subject?  "Science. APES was my favorite class." Where are you going to college?  "University of Michigan." What is your intended college major? "Architecture." Who...

Senior Annika Santos

Top Students 2021 Q&As: Annika Santos

May 1, 2021

Name: Annika Santos What is your favorite subject?  "My favorite subjects are Math and Language Arts." Where are you going to college?  "I am going to New York University." What is your...

Senior Lajla Hadzimujic

Top Students 2021 Q&As: Lajla Hadzimujic

May 1, 2021

Name: Lajla Hadzimujic What is your favorite subject?  "My favorite subject is Science." Where are you going to college?  "I am going to Grand Valley State University for college." What...

Senior Molly Vonk

Top Students 2021 Q&As: Molly Vonk

April 30, 2021

Name: Molly Vonk What is your favorite subject? "My favorite subject is English." Where are you going to college? "I will be attending Hope College." What is your intended college major? "I...

Top Students 2021 Q&As

Top Students 2021 Q&As

April 30, 2021

Check out these Q&As with a few of the top students in FHC's class of 2021!

Whitley Morse has been the assistant principal at FHC for 3 years

[Photo] Women's History Month Q&As: Whitley Morse

March 25, 2021

Whitley Morse has been the assistant principal at FHC for 3 years

Señora Dykhouse has been a Spanish teacher at FHC for 35 years

[Photo] Women's History Month Q&As: Tammie Dykhouse

March 25, 2021

Señora Dykhouse has been a Spanish teacher at FHC for 35 years

Laura Stiles has been a teacher at FHC for 26 years

[Photo] Women's History Month Q&As: Laura Stiles

March 26, 2021

Laura Stiles has been a teacher at FHC for 26 years

A picture of our beautiful counseling office here at FHC

[Photo] She’s grown taller than I will ever be

February 26, 2021

A picture of our beautiful counseling office here at FHC

FHC's clubs migrate from outdoor and virtual meetings to the opportunity for in-person meetings.

[Photo] A sense of normalcy returns as both new and long-standing clubs gain their footing with in-person gatherings

March 15, 2021

FHC's clubs migrate from outdoor and virtual meetings to the opportunity for in-person meetings.

If only my dreams were a reality...

[Photo] Stop now and watch utopia slip away

March 5, 2021

If only my dreams were a reality...

A picture of last year's window paintings during Winterfest week

[Photo] Michigan’s largest high school virtual live remote Winterfest assembly is occurring on Friday

February 25, 2021

A picture of last year's window paintings during Winterfest week

Cohen Murray standing by some lockers

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February 25, 2021

Cohen Murray standing by some lockers

The flame to our friendship is still going, but I know I will have to blow it out one day.

[Photo] We’re not who we used to be

February 19, 2021

The flame to our friendship is still going, but I know I will have to blow it out one day.

This is a picture of the snow I love greatly.

[Photo] It is nowhere to be found

December 16, 2020

This is a picture of the snow I love greatly.

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[Photo] My family smiles

November 18, 2020

Like many neighboring school districts, Count Day plays a crucial role in the funding of FHPS.

[Photo] Understanding where FHC gets its money: an explanation of Count Day

February 12, 2020

Like many neighboring school districts, Count Day plays a crucial role in the funding of FHPS.

Elena Kelbley walks the halls of FHC just like everyone else, but she has a special passion: fencing.

[Photo] The mental and physical challenge of fencing engenders senior Elena Kelbley’s devotion

December 3, 2019

Elena Kelbley walks the halls of FHC just like everyone else, but she has a special passion: fencing.

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