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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

Maina Daniel-Poulose

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer

Maina Daniel-Poulose is a sophomore entering her first year writing for The Central Trend. Ever since she was little, she has always loved expressing her emotions through literature. Her hobbies include reading, writing, spending time with family, and playing with her Golden Retriever pup, Mavis. Maina loves to travel and make memories with her family. She is extremely proud to be a part of The Central Trend and continue her passion for writing.

Favorite holiday: Christmas

Favorite summer book: The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

Dream place to live: Minori, Italy

Dream car: A pink Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS

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Energy drinks like Monster are a fan favorite for many students.

Energy drinks are a student’s best friend until they’re not

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer December 15, 2023

As a high school student, I cannot go one hour without observing the amount of other high school students drinking energy drinks. Students are under a lot of pressure with managing grades, and it can get...

Cristina pictured on a balcony in front of an astonishing view.

Despite the many challenges of being an exchange student, Cristina Velasco plans to make lasting memories

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer December 12, 2023

Spanish exchange student Cristina Velasco is slowly adjusting to the average American high school life.  Originally, the idea of becoming an exchange student wasn’t her own as it was suggested by...

Sunrises like these bring so much beauty to this life, and we must not take them for granted.

Everything in this journey called life is worth loving

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer December 5, 2023

It's crazy how fast we can lose things so important to us. One minute, we are living our everyday lives, and the next, something or everything that has some significance in our lives disappears. Things...

The weeks leading up to exams tend to be the most stressful for students.

Exam season heavily affects students’ mental and physical health

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer December 1, 2023

As exam season steadily approaches, mixed emotions are rising in students about what this means for them. Along with those emotions, there is a bit of confusion regarding exams and whether they are truly...

The mural in the Media Center is nearing the finish line.

The Art Club spreads beauty and their love for art throughout FHC

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer November 28, 2023

The Art Club has taken off with a mission to make FHC a more comfortable place for students to be. In past years, the club had always painted a mural somewhere around the school. This year the Art Club...

That younger version of myself had so much to discover about the world.

I have learned that with growth comes independence

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer November 15, 2023

When I was younger, I had separation anxiety. I was fully aware I had a problem. I never wanted to be that way. My parents were very aware. They did everything in their power to help—to allow me...

Increased rates of depression and anxiety are affecting students performance in school.

Students seem to be slowing down academically and teachers are losing hope

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer November 10, 2023

Over the past couple of years, American students’ academic performances have been rapidly declining, especially in math and reading skills. Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) researchers collected...

Bella Scott finds joy in both sports and family.

Bella Scott thrives in a busy environment

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer November 7, 2023

Senior Bella Scott’s life has almost never had a dull moment. Bella has been surrounded by athletics since she was young. With her three brothers shuffling through sports like tennis, cross country,...

A book, a balcony, a chair, and a view

A book, a balcony, a chair, and a view

Maina Daniel-Poulose, Junior Writer October 31, 2023

I discovered that the best place on Earth to get lost in a book is Italy. My family and I ventured to Italy this past summer, and I don’t think I will ever forget all that I experienced. The food...

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