• 2020 Homecoming Court (boys): Carson Deines, Linus Kaechele, Matthew Mahoney, Aidan O’Meara, and Sukhpreet Singh
  • 2020 Homecoming Court (girls): Taylor Baumgardner, Eden Growney, Zoe Lipke, Amelia Pointer, Mina Siebert

The Central Trend

Sam Noonan
Sam is in his junior year, and his third year on staff. He has had a passion for writing from a young age, and he made the decision to join TCT after enjoying Writing For Publication his first semester of freshman year. He also hopes to continue on staff for the rest of his high school career. Sam is very passionate about photography, and is often found hanging out with friends and snapping pictures. Sam enjoys writing a bit of everything, but likes reviews the most. He is looking forward to more years on staff, and expects to gain valuable knowledge and experience.

  • Favorite thing about being on staff: Everyone in the class is very close and gets along well.

  • Hobbies/Interests: Photography.

  • Favorite type of story to write: Reviews.

  • Favorite book and why: Metro 2033, it's really atmospheric and interesting.

  • If it's a Friday night, you will probably find Sam: With friends.

Sam Noonan, Graphic Design

Jun 03, 2018
Ye is a triumphant 8th album from Kanye West (Story)
Jun 01, 2018
Humans of FHC: Alex Sneider (Story)
May 23, 2018
Student Council Elections 2018 – Q&As with the candidates (Story)
May 20, 2018
Francis Trouble offers nostalgia-ridden guitar riffs and irresistible hooks (Story)
May 19, 2018
Humans of FHC: Emily Peirce (Story)
May 12, 2018
So Polite is essential summer listening (Story)
May 07, 2018
FHC Filmfest 2018 Q&As (Story)
May 06, 2018
Humans of FHC: Sam Growney (Story)
May 06, 2018
Climate change cannot be disputed (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Frank Ocean’s Endless is worth the wait (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Virtue’s experimental fun provides a bold, expansive listening experience (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
Humans of FHC: Emily Brom (Story)
Mar 18, 2018
Understanding on a global scale is imperative (Story)
Mar 17, 2018
Humans of FHC: Hayley Gorski (Story)
Mar 11, 2018
Moses Sumney’s “Aromanticism” stands out as a solid debut album (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Fortnite sweeps through FHC (Story)
Mar 04, 2018
Butcher’s Union blends a comfortable atmosphere with unbeatable food (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
Current electives are getting stale (Story)
Feb 18, 2018
MGMT’s Little Dark Age kicks off the year in an impressive fashion (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Humans of FHC: Valentine’s Day Edition (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Junior Zach Jaeger pursues art through many mediums (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
The broken state of the U.S. food industry (Story)
Feb 03, 2018
Humans of FHC: Mary Beth Stout (Story)
Jan 27, 2018
Steve Lacy’s Demo blends genres in his bold debut project (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Humans of FHC: Christian Beckering (Story)
Jan 09, 2018
Apple’s battery scandal should serve as a wake-up call (Story)
Dec 23, 2017
Brockhampton’s Saturation III wraps up the trilogy, exceeding every expectation (Story)
Dec 17, 2017
Growing from my past (Story)
Dec 16, 2017
Humans of FHC: Palmer Anderson (Story)
Dec 09, 2017
Net Neutrality is a necessity (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
Jaden Smith’s SYRE, while very flawed, is purely youthful fun (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Intro to Business company profiles (Story)
Nov 26, 2017
Music is always constant in my daily life (Story)
Nov 25, 2017
Humans of FHC: Caleb Verpoort (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
TCT’s The Countless Thanks: Day 15 – Sam Noonan (Story)
Nov 19, 2017
Tracy Will spreads positive messages across West Michigan with the help of students (Story)
Nov 18, 2017
Technology in the classroom still fills an unsteady niche (Story)
Nov 12, 2017
Junior Abby Irving’s soccer career leads her to GVSU (Story)
Nov 11, 2017
Roy Pablo brings a carefree and relaxed sound to listeners (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Noises Off Cast Q&As – Fall Play 2017 (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Model United Nations is a life-changing experience (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Humans of FHC: Noah Bosch (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Educate yourself (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
Senior Evan Purcell spends his senior year running and rowing (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Rex Orange County’s Apricot Princess brings polish and emotion as his sophomore project (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Chad Scholten receives grants to better his teaching environment (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Humans of FHC: Jacob Wolfgang (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Junior Owen Goebel’s time spent in China changed his life for the better (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Running on fumes (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Daniel Caesar’s debut album, Freudian, shows plenty of talent and soul (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Humans of FHC: Madison Rogers (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Flower Boy is Tyler, the Creator’s most polished work yet (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
The generational gap in our lives becomes more apparent to me as I grow older (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Humans of FHC: Chad Scholten (Story)
Sep 07, 2017
The importance of passion and how it keeps me going (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Brockhampton’s Saturation II provides something for everyone, and does it very well (Story)
Aug 29, 2017
Junior Caleb Verpoort’s talent and passion for videography shows through into his production (Story)
May 29, 2017
Allergies serve as my reminder to not take things for granted (Story)
May 23, 2017
Student Council Q&A – Averi Schelhaas (Story)
May 23, 2017
Student Council Q&A – Payton Corcoran (Story)
May 23, 2017
2017 Student Council Q&A – Ben Finkelstein (Story)
May 23, 2017
FHC Graduate Ben Neely to follow his passion for geology in the years to come (Story)
May 15, 2017
Spontaneity can open up a path to adventure (Story)
May 10, 2017
The Contingency Plan Preview Q&A (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Taking a break from the regular routine is more important than most realize (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Sushi Market offers a great first-time sushi experience (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Making it through to the end of the year is easier than it seems (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
Accepting and respecting others’ opinions makes everyone better off (Story)
Mar 20, 2017
Overcoming materialism leads to a happier, more satisfying life (Story)
Mar 14, 2017
Science Olympiad’s recent success brings it into the spotlight (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
The Old Man and the Sea brings philosophical truths into real life (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Technology can benefit students in many ways (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Friendship throughout the years made me who I am today (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
IHOP provides great breakfast food whenever (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
FHC Astronomy Club is “out of this world” (Story)
Feb 01, 2017
FHC Student Athlete Signing Day February 2017 (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
Will these social barriers ever crumble? (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Pieology strays from tradition and succeeds (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Pressure can be a life changer for teens (Story)
Jan 04, 2017
Sprinkles Cupcakes: Convenient, Quick, and Delicious (Story)
Dec 19, 2016
Red Robin: Good Food at a Better Price (Story)
Dec 13, 2016
Robert Miedema: Teaching What He Loves (Story)
Dec 05, 2016
I’m older now… and making the most out of life (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
A Guide to Volunteering in Grand Rapids (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Trader Joe’s brings a new shopping experience (Story)
Nov 08, 2016
Emma Seeber Builds Herself a Future (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
It’s Probably Not the End of the World (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
The Haunt: A Dual Review (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
FHC Students Plan To Travel To Iceland in June 2017 (Story)
Oct 10, 2016
Halloween Is For All Ages (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
ArtPrize Provides a Unique Experience For All (Story)
Sep 26, 2016
Teacher Librarians Chris Patrick and Tracy Chrenka present “Loud in the Library” (Story)
Sep 19, 2016
Homecoming Dance is What You Make It (Story)
Sep 16, 2016
Laurie Ryan Returns to FHC to Teach Health (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Wind Waves & Wheels: Skate and Snow Gear for Everyone (Story)
Jun 06, 2016
Junior Levi Boluyt: Gymnast, Accomplished But Undisclosed (Story)
May 31, 2016
Web Restrictions: To Block Or Not To Block? (Story)
May 24, 2016
Emily Briggs – Sophomore Class Trustee (Story)
May 23, 2016
Noah Stout – Sophomore Class Treasurer (Story)
May 19, 2016
Insomnia Cookies: A College Student’s Dream Come True (Story)
May 09, 2016
Eric Van Tongeren To Be Inducted Into FHC Hall of Fame (Story)
May 02, 2016
Freshman Year: Reality vs. Expectation (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Cakabakery Offers Up Something For Everyone (Story)
Mar 21, 2016
10 Ways to Survive Your “Staycation” (Story)
Mar 14, 2016
Joey Spadafore: Traveler and Teacher (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Homework: How Much is Too Much? (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Leo’s Coney Island Offers Something for Everyone (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
What 35mm Film Taught Me (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
FHC Cares: FHPS holds water drive for Flint (Story)
Feb 08, 2016
Meet The Patels Review (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
Marie Catrib’s offers the whole package: food, location, and atmosphere (Story)
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