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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

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The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

The Student Voice of Forest Hills Central

The Central Trend

Maylee Ohlman

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer

Maylee Ohlman is a sophomore going on to her first year on The Central Trend.  She spontaneously decided to join Writing for Publication this year and is now excited to keep writing for the rest of her time in high school.  She is part of the FHCVDT and plans to also keep dancing for many years.  In her free time, she loves to read and try new bubble tea spots across Grand Rapids.  She loves to feel like a tourist anywhere she goes and aspires to travel as much as she can in her lifetime.  She is enthused to begin writing for The Central Trend this year.

Favorite book: Better than the Movies by Lynn Painter

Favorite TV show: The Last of Us

Go-to bubble tea order: A peach milk tea with lychee jelly and tapioca pearls

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A shelf of books not unlike my own shelf at home.

A book, a girl, and a memory

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 30, 2023

I began reading when I was two years old. My parents say I was an especially eager reader. By picking up absolute masterpieces like The Cat in the Hat and The Pout-Pout Fish, I was destined to become...

The members of the guitar club at the introductory meeting.

Guitar Club is fostering a welcoming environment for guitar players of all levels

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 27, 2023

Despite being locked out of the orchestra room for 10 minutes, the new FHC Guitar Club managed to hold a successful first meeting with a well-rounded turnout of students. The guitar club officially joined...

TCTs The Countless Thanks 2023: Maylee Ohlman

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2023: Maylee Ohlman

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 21, 2023

Dad (Pop)- You know me better than anyone. I will never be able to express how thankful I am for you supporting me in anything and everything I do. I cherish every car ride, every boba stop, and every...

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles talking at the Grammy Awards in 2023.

The release of the 1989 (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault) tracks elicited unwarranted attacks on Harry Styles by Swifties

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 13, 2023

Waking up on Oct. 27, 2023, I had only one intention in mind: to listen to the new 1989 Taylor’s Version (From The Vault) tracks as soon as possible. Having grown up with Taylor Swift’s first official...

The shy rainbow shows the ethereal beauty of life.

I used to be scared of death

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 9, 2023

On an extremely late night for a twelve-year-old, I was crying because I had to go back to school. In the midst of the pandemic, I decided to take online classes for the first semester of 7th grade....

Lydia Gurley has learned valuable lessons through her employment at Luna of Ada.

Lydia Gurley has gained crucial experience from her job

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer November 2, 2023

When senior Lydia Gurley’s friend senior Kadence Rolfzema showed her the incident in the bathrooms at Luna of Ada, Lydia was extremely disgusted by the sight before her.  “Somebody pooped on the...

A snapshot of Laufey performing in Thalia Hall on October 21, 2023.

Laufey’s Bewitched Tour was a dazzling night to remember

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer October 30, 2023

After standing almost motionless outside in the bitter Chicago air for two hours, I was more than ready to get inside and watch a concert I had been anxiously anticipating for nearly six months. Laufey...

Lolita performing at the Miami Seaquarium for adoring onlookers.

Lolita the orca’s untimely demise causes a resurgence in activism for captive sea mammals

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer October 11, 2023

On a bright sunny day in Florida, I made the executive decision to visit the Miami Seaquarium.  I was 11 years old and as obsessed with dolphins as any one child could possibly be. I had at least 20...

The movie poster for Disneys The Little Mermaid.

Against all odds, The Little Mermaid managed to be a triumph worth waiting for

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer October 11, 2023

I couldn’t contain my excitement while bounding into the theater. I also couldn’t care less that it was seen as childish to be this excited about a Disney movie at 15. I had been eagerly anticipating...

My little joyous self at the age of 11.

I am healing my inner child

Maylee Ohlman, Junior Writer September 22, 2023

I open the door to see a small girl sobbing on the bed.   She doesn’t have glasses yet, and there’s snot running down her chin, but I would recognize her anywhere. Tentatively, I begin to walk...

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