2018-2019 Staff

Rachel Chadwick

Staff Writer

RACHEL CHADWICK By: Czareon Long In the morning, Rachel Chadwick likes to enjoy her favorite cereal, “Frosted Flakes, because they're so versatile” with a side of egg whites. With such a high stature, Chadwick still...

Davis Van Skiver

Staff Writer

DAVIS VAN SKIVER-LACROSSE LEGEND By Sammi Blair Davis Van Skiver is not a person that you would ever get bored with. “I like doing stuff.” From National Honors society to teaching Sunday school at his church, Va...

Victor Santillan

Staff Writer

A GENTLE GIANT By: Sadie Knee A senior in his second year on the varsity football team, Victor Santillan may have an intimidating stature while walking the halls of Forest Hills Northern; however, beyond this, Santillan h...

Silas Olson

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THE MOST INTERESTING MAN ALIVE:  VOLUME 1, SILAS OLSON By: Sean Slayton ¨Ok, I got it; talk about my hunting experience!¨ Within five seconds of the interview, it´s clear that Silas Olson has grown up more in the woods t...

Sean Slayton

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THE MAN, THE MYTH, THE LEGEND By: Silas Olson Michigander Sean Slayton is considered a legend to most, a man by some, and a mystery to all. He moved to Grand Rapids his freshman year. Slayton is very charismatic with a...

Sammi Blair

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SAMANTHA BLAIR:  SOCCER SUPERSTAR By: Davis Van Skiver Sammi Blair may be short in stature, but she isn’t lacking anywhere else. As a 17-year-old senior, she has her whole life ahead of her. A stellar student and a star...

Czareon Long

Staff Writer

CZAREON LONG- THE TOUGH TACKLER By: Rachel Chadwick Starting at defensive tackle on the football team, Czareon Long, senior, is on his way to finishing out the year strong. He has played football all four years, two of ...

Oscar Benson

Staff Writer

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE:  AN INTRODUCTION TO OSCAR BENSON By: Nithya Balakrishnan Oscar Benson may seem like your typical high school senior. He’s looking forward to his freshman year of college, and definitely ready t...

Nithya Balakrishnan

Staff Writer

NITHYA BALAKRISHNAN:  CODING GODDESS  By:  Emma Curcuru Nithya Balakrishnan. Smart, well-read, intellectual, compassionate, ambitious, woke, confident, passionate, activist, lover of space, expert of coding, and the proud daugh...

Josh Verstraete

Staff Writer

JOSH VERSTRAETE.  THE MAN WITH MANY HOBBIES By Kyra St John Josh Verstraete isn’t just your average jock. Underneath the football jersey is an amazing guy with a lot of personality. Verstraete is involved in many dif...

Emma Curcuru

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XC RUNNER TALKS ABOUT HER LIFE  By: Oscar Benson Grand Rapids native Emma Curcuru, a student at Forest Hills Northern, is an avid cross country runner and lacrosse player. At school she's also involved in student gover...

Maddie Lang

Staff Writer

MADDI LANG, UNCOVERING HER FUTURE By: Lili Hudson When she was 12, Maddi Lang was showing a friend of hers how to ride a BMX Track Bike down a huge hill near the campsite they were staying at that summer. However, there ...

Hayley Jackson

Staff Writer

A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD WITH HAYLEY JACKSON By Bella Dahlquist One of Hayley Jackson’s earliest memories of her life was snorkeling along the ocean’s coastline in Japan.   The sea water was salty and shallow, a ...

Lili Hudson

Staff Writer

LILI HUDSON, WORKING HER WAY TO THE LEGAL SYSTEM By: Maddi Lang "It has provided me many opportunities that I wouldn't have had back in China," proclaimed Lili Hudson as she unravels what her life is like being adopted....

Kyra St. John

Staff Writer

WHO IS KYRA ST. JOHN? By: Joshua Verstraete Have you ever shopped all night until 6 am? Kyra has. Have you ever made a fake cake out of diapers? Kyra has. Do you want to meet the Kardashians? So does Kyra. Ky...

Sadie Knee

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SADIE KNEE:  EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW By:  Victor Santillan Scrambled eggs with cottage cheese isn't a usual combination. Neither is Sadie Knee. She has experiences that most people wouldn't believe. Her baske...

Bella Dahlquist

Staff Writer

FACE OF THE FUTURE By: Hayley Jackson Through her life so far, Isabella Dahlquist has been exposed to many social inequalities. Despite these issues, she has decided that she wants to make an impact on the world. In ...

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