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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

Maria Devroy

Maria Devroy, Staff Writer

Maria is entering her first year on staff as a sophomore and is ecstatic to be incorporating writing and a fun class into her daily routine. She intends to stay on staff for the remainder of her high school career and is excited to see what the future brings. Apart from the Central Trend, Maria rows for the FHC Crew team in which she has found a great passion and loves to stay involved in.

Favorite Thing about Being on Staff:

Being able to connect with more students and being a part of a family of writers who share the same passions.

Favorite Type of Story to Write:

Features and editorials

Hobbies/Interests:

Rowing

On a Friday Night You'll Probably Find Maria:

With her friends or recovering from the week

All content by Maria Devroy
Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

February 23, 2017
As appealing as a newly constructed life sounds, it is also a surprisingly uncomfortable topic for me.
The domino effect of getting sick

The domino effect of getting sick

February 16, 2017

It starts out small; you barely notice it. Maybe a sniff here, a cough there, but really, it's nothing major. Eventually, you wake up, your throat hurts; it's bad, but it's not nearly bad enough to skip...

Jake Lohrke and Sam Ovens have had life-changing involvement in theater and band

Jake Lohrke and Sam Ovens have had life-changing involvement in theater and band

February 9, 2017

Jake Lohrke astounds FHC with the lead role in the spring musical By: Maria Devroy “I knew they were considering me, but I never expected to get it,” said senior Jake Lohrke on auditions for this...

How sports improve students grades and lives

How sports improve students’ grades and lives

February 2, 2017

There are few things better for students than joining a sport. You see, when students join a sport, they will inevitably learn that sometimes in life, and in sports, you fail. Students learn through...

Science Olympiads first competition results in major success

Science Olympiad’s first competition results in major success

January 31, 2017

On Saturday, January 28th, FHC's Science Olympiad team competed at the Haslett Science Olympiad Invitational and the results for their first competition turned out very well. The team has been working...

Do MacBooks really live up to the hype?

Do MacBooks really live up to the hype?

January 26, 2017

Every computer I have ever owned has been a MacBook. My freshman year when I found out that we needed to have a computer for the newly announced eAchieve, I decided that, despite my age, I had to get a...

Former FHC student Vanessa Gore changing lives with revolutionary gloves

Former FHC student Vanessa Gore changing lives with revolutionary gloves

January 13, 2017

When you have an idea, go for it. Vanessa Gore graduated from FHC in 2009, and since then has worked her way up to co-founding her business, Soletics, with her partners Michael Kurley and Lindsay Noonan....

My journey to an unstable life

My journey to an unstable life

January 6, 2017

Moving to Africa. Not having friends. Switching schools. Finding friends. Losing friends. Switching schools. Moving back. Being the weird kid. Divorce. Bad friends. Finding stability. Stability has...

Acupuncture is the new (old) medicine

Acupuncture is the new (old) medicine

December 23, 2016

I did something I never imagined I would ever do: I got tiny needles stuck into me, and enjoyed it. After what seemed to be a semester of optimism had malfunctioned into my typical mid-winter panic,...

Mental Illness Is More Than Being Just Sad

Mental Illness Is More Than Being ‘Just Sad’

December 20, 2016
“Usually [at FHC], it’s the beginnings of mental health issues,” FHC counselor, Teresa Miller said. “What we see [at FHC there] are things like depression or anxiety, and some of that has to do with things like friends or school pressures. Since depression is clinical, it could’ve been something they got from a parent, family member, or life circumstances.”
GPA Is Not My Destiny

GPA Is Not My Destiny

December 9, 2016
I am not a 4.0 student, in fact, I’m not even close. I don’t have a perfect gpa, I never have, and that’s okay.
Michigans Best Vegan Pizza With a Not-So-Great Vibe

“Michigan’s Best Vegan Pizza” With a Not-So-Great Vibe

December 2, 2016
When the pizzas were finally baked, prepared, and delivered to our table, the opinion evolved rapidly into the previous optimism.
Day 4 of Student Profiles

Day 4 of Student Profiles

November 17, 2016

As junior Irene Yi prepares to take the SAT this spring with the rest of the junior class, she will do so with the advantage of taking these types of tests beginning in sixth grade. Yi took on the...

Trapped Behind a Desk

Trapped Behind a Desk

November 17, 2016

Sitting in math class watching numbers dance around on a screen brings up the age-old question: when will I ever use this information? It seems that the answer is simple: most of us won’t. The current...

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