• FHC students will remain in hybrid until further notice
  • There is no school Monday, Jan. 18, for MLK day

The Central Trend

Amanda Bartolovic
Amanda Bartolovic is a senior and is entering her second year on The Central Trend. She is excited to continue being on the staff and to write. Outside of school, she enjoys walking her dog, eating ice cream, painting, and reading.

Favorite types of stories: Columns, editorials, and short stories

On a Friday night, you will most likely find Amanda: Laughing with friends, listening to tunes, or taking a nap

Favorite artists: Oh Wonder, Vance Joy, Summer Salt, and The Lumineers

Amanda Bartolovic, Social Media Manager

Apr 01, 2020
Q&A with anonymous Registered Nurse regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Story)
Mar 30, 2020
In the wake of a world crisis, we must be reminded of our humanity (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
How to pour a cup of coffee (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
I am a human before I am a student (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
French students share crepes with middle school students to encourage taking the class (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
The hole in my shoe is loved: a narrative of why the imperfect should nevertheless be admired (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
My happy places (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
From gaining resilience to acquiring new languages, ballet has significantly shaped Abby Zhang’s life (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
A different kind of heartbreak (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
An explanation of the musings of an introvert (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Model UN’s performance at the University of Michigan conference affirms students’ passion and desire to learn (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
If the trees are aware (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Joel Penton, former Ohio State football player, strives to send a positive message as a motivational speaker (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
The significance of insignificant moments (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Q&A with Steve Passinault: guest motivational speaker Joel Penton (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
2020 RAT Q&As (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Contigent (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
RAT Q&A: Aidan O’Meara (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Palpable loss, followed by unending courage: how my mom’s strength never ceases to inspire me (Story)
Dec 25, 2019
Students shed light on the significance of individual change when considering the environmental impacts of the food industry (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Holidays at FHC Series (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
The girl beneath my skin (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Puppets to the Walls (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Among her horses and animals, Dani Ohlman feels joyful (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
Flowering on the frozen floor (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
The solitary pebble amid lapping waves (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2019 (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
The National Honor Society induction ceremony celebrates and recognizes new members (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Beguiled by the cage (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
The Crucible Q&As (Story)
Nov 11, 2019
Your sacrosanct scent (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
With flour, sugar, and salt by her side, Kate Sherman finds bliss in baking (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Awaiting a distorted dream  — a Free Verse (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Academic Cheating in FHC series (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
The Lumineers’ album III is a haunting, poignant masterpiece (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Books harbor an impassioned importance within the walls of FHC (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Francesco Roveri’s ephemeral time in the United States is enlivened by the people around him (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Dollops of courage (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Through the creation of life-size silhouettes, students in Art Survey voice their concerns (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Taking AP Studio Art has pushed Jack Walls to venture into unhabitual realms of photography (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
A familiar struggle with unfamiliarity (Story)
May 31, 2019
Teachers and students ruminate over the value of their country in today’s society: is America overrated? (Story)
May 31, 2019
Student Council 2019 Q&As (Story)
May 29, 2019
“Maybe later!” (Story)
May 23, 2019
What does Alabama’s bill to ban abortion mean for the people of America? (Story)
May 15, 2019
Collective punishment in classrooms is toxic to adolescent growth (Story)
May 13, 2019
Steven Ettinger channels his abstract thoughts through robotics (Story)
May 08, 2019
Five arbitrary reasons why I get out of bed in the morning (Story)
May 06, 2019
Filmfest 2019 Q&As (Story)
May 01, 2019
A documented conversation with my paint brushes (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
Track and Field Senior Night 2019: Photo Gallery (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
In light of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Annie Seeber hopes to increase education and support with hallway posters (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
A finite sense of freedom (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Humans of FHC: Masen Schofield (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Humans of FHC: Hannah Duprey (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Can I talk to a person, please? (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Ryan Snyder guides the GSA club by balancing activism and comfort (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
I am losing my hands (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
The crooked tree and its desolation (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Ken George is giving positivity back to the school by selling hallway photographs (Story)
Mar 20, 2019
A letter from my heart (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Humans of FHC: Dani Ahmetovic (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
TCT’s Mental Health Awareness Series (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
The stolen breath of a rose (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
The theater department has impacted students in immeasurable ways (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
Humans of FHC: Ivan Wheland (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Survivor’s guilt on a different front (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
I’m almost 17, and I’m still afraid of the dark (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Playing the drums instills a sincere avidity in Ambrose Hillman’s pursuit with music (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
If the Earth could speak for a moment (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
I think I need to take a shower (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
The HAP cat dissection is an experience that treks on the edge of excitement, fear, and inquisition (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
OK, Mr. Field is a uniquely eloquent novel about a not-so-moving story (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
A love letter of some sort (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
From engineering to riding horses, Alaina Briggs revels in all aspects of her day (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
“At Eternity’s Gate” is a beautiful, chaotic portrait of Vincent van Gogh in his final years (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
A brief reflection on the obscure effects of time (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
During the OK White Leadership Conference, students accentuated the power and importance behind what it truly means to be a leader (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Free Solo is a fascinating biopic of Alex Honnold’s unimaginable endeavor (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
My paradoxical relationship with school (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Sammy Postlewait’s love for soccer and wrestling encompasses his life (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
New FHC media materials clerk Jaye Beeler is an accomplished author and cook (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
The Paper Kites’ fourth album On the Corner Where You Live is a work of art (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
The suffocating infractions of mediocrity (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2018 (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Unsung heroes of FHC: the custodial staff (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Meredith VanSkiver’s involvement in her community reaches beyond normal standards (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Beautiful Boy tells the heartbreaking, true story of a son and father’s relationship in the hands of drug abuse (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
My love affair with art (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Caroline Bell strengthens relationships and finds joy in the pool (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Ritt Momney carries a unique blend of style within their music (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Stuck in between two worlds (Story)
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