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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

Marissa Lunt

Marissa Lunt, Staff Writer

Marissa Lunt is a junior entering The Central Trend as a junior writer. She is a member of the FHC Cross Country, Track & Field, and Girls Varsity Lacrosse teams. Oftentimes, she's found singing and writing music in her room or facing life head-on running to new beats. Adopted from Guatemala, she has been able to share her story and life experiences through her love of writing. Marissa enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as playing with her two golden retrievers.

Favorite song: "Hotel" by Claire Rosinkranz

Future career: Singer songwriting/music business

Zodiac sign: November Scorpio

All content by Marissa Lunt
Cover of the movie After We Fell.

After We Fell didn’t just teach me resilience

January 21, 2022

“There is a big difference between not being able to live without someone and loving them” (Anna Todd).    After watching the whole hour and thirty-nine minutes of the movie After We Fell, this...

Gabby batting at the home plate

Freshman Gabby Thompson is making the switch from baseball to softball this spring

January 19, 2022

In a world where we can choose to be and do what is right for us, freshman Gabby Thompson chooses to strike life on and off the baseball field.  Being the youngest of four and the only sister in her...

My small shoes.

My size four shoes

January 14, 2022

Two fragile hands grasp a splintered rope. They bear all the weight of energetic, body–balancing, size four shoes on a yellow slide. The imagination that runs through a little girl’s brain can never...

Movie poster of Father Christmas is Back.

Father Christmas is Back showed me how family is family no matter what

December 17, 2021

New movies are thrown our way as we turn the corner into the holiday season. If you celebrate Christmas, you may notice there tends to be a lot of Christmas movies released from November through December...

The worry doll from beneath my pillow

The worthy trinket

December 10, 2021

Wrapped in various colors, a thin wire soaks in my worries, drawbacks, difficulties, and anything that blocks my world from positivity–my worry doll (called a muñeca quitapena in Spanish).   For...

The cover of tick, tick...BOOM!

Tick, Tick…BOOM had me experience a world of emotions

December 3, 2021

I have some close family that enjoys watching musicals, but it’s not often that I sit down to watch one myself.  A new film was released on Nov. 12 of this year called Tick, Tick...BOOM! The new...

A picture of Paige filled with excitement having caught a deer

The hunters of FHC do not take their time in the woods for granted

December 1, 2021

Every year, on Nov. 15, sophomore Paige Harsevoort enjoys sitting in silence—waiting for the soft sounds of wild deer approaching.  Ever since Paige was little, she has found satisfaction during...

TCTs The Countless Thanks 2021: Marissa Lunt

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2021: Marissa Lunt

November 24, 2021

Music - for bringing light into my life  I would have never thought that when I played my first A-sharp on the keys that would soon become muscle memory. Spending many Saturday nights cooped up in...

Hand tangled in headphones

There is a significant difference between hearing and listening

November 19, 2021

Sitting in school five days a week—the same monotone voices droning on around us every day, gets boring very quickly. Our brains are no longer tuned to our ears, and the lessons our teachers teach us...

Movie poster of the horror movie Theres Someone Inside Your House

There’s Someone Inside Your House left me afraid of what’s outside

November 12, 2021

Cringey comedy films often lose my attention—so I've turned to gruesome, terrifying horror movies. Recently, all snuggled up by the fireplace, I finished watching There’s Someone Inside Your House—a...

Marie Valsgaard embarks on her American dream

Marie Valsgaard embarks on her American dream

November 10, 2021

Starting in Copenhagen, Denmark, stopping in London, and waiting a long five hours in Philadelphia, sophomore Marie Valsgaard eventually ended up in Grand Rapids. After numerous plane rides, Marie—one...

My song-writing books sitting on my keyboard.

Music and what it means to me

November 5, 2021

As it touches the ridges of my skin, the ivory that lies beneath my fingers gives off the sounds of happiness, anger, sadness, and much more.  I play many notes—none too high and none too low—but...

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