By: Chris Gratsas and Owen Milstone Grade 12 is one of the most stressful school years, as students work on gaining their credentials for post-secondary programs. Many prestigious programs require averages upwards of 90%. Achieving such grades requires a lot of effort, right? Well, not for everyone. Most students toil many hours with their heads in their books to achieve these high grades. However, not … Continue reading Grades: Earned or Bought?
By Hasti K For as long as I can remember I have been working to provide for the people I love. It started when I was as young as three years old, I’d sell cigarettes to the workers on my family’s farm. That was until I was old enough to pick tea leaves. I remember looking through my sisters’ books and try and teach myself … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #HardWorkingMan
By Ana O It was 2011, when my husband moved from Greece to Canada. He came alone, me and our daughters stayed back because we did not have a visa yet. We were seeing that employment was decreasing in Greece, so we decided to find a better place for our daughters to have a better future. My husband had a cousin in Canada and helped … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #ImmigrantExperience
Poetry inspired by Pablo Neruda — created by Ciara C and Danielle D. An original poetic piece by Pedro G. Continue reading Poetry in motion 2
By Deniz A. If there is one thing I can say tell you about life, it would be that you need to make sacrifices to see the most important things in your world to thrive. In this case my baby boy. Before I can get to that, let me explain where it all started. My life was quite simple back home in Turkey. I was … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #SingleMother
By: Tatiana Clarke On October 16th, the day of the Chamber Night began as the last few parents trickled into the auditorium, taking their seats. As Mrs. Simas stepped onto the stage to open the show with a little speech, the crowd burst into applause. You can feel pride and joy in the air as the long-awaited night has finally arrived. For the students, however, … Continue reading Chamber Night
By Lydia M My name is Bruce and I have a Chinese culture name called Zongmao. In 2016, around August, my family moved to Toronto, which was nearly three years ago. When I entered to Forest Hill, the first thing I decided to do was to start a club called “Go Club”. Go is a Chinese traditional board game. In Chinese, it is called “Wei … Continue reading Humans of Toronto #FamilyLove
Poetry videos inspired by William Carlos Williams and William Blake By Jacob, Evan, and Michael G. Continue reading Poetry in motion 1
Riding my heart, flying like a kite. Awaken my love, awaken my light. Channel my soul, control my mind. Have my life, take away my night. Everlasting eyes, peering at a gaze. Long-lasting love will never be the same. + Never Won’t happen, the past is inevitable. Always watching, I am pitiful. Take your time, you’re already beautiful. All you do is doubt, flaws are … Continue reading “Unstructured” by Aiden Muscovitch
By Tatiana C. Continue reading Halloween Playlist!
Author: Ellaha S. Since 1948, average temperatures in Canada have been increasing by 1.7 degrees celsius. There will be more rain, and sea levels will rise. Warm water will become increasingly noticeable over the next century. According to Natural Resources Canada, more than 95 percent of the sea ice will be gone by 2100. Areas of permafrost (frozen ground) are thawing, which causes ice roads … Continue reading Whats Happening with Climate Change?
By: Sacha S. Let’s face it, high school students are pretty broke in Toronto. We carry a $5 bill in our pocket and wonder, “Should I spend this on the new Popeye’s sandwich or the TTC?” and, “Is there anything in Toronto that I can buy with $5 that is authentic?” Planning your future events on a low budget and handling school stress can be … Continue reading 3 Low-Budget Things To Do For Halloween In Toronto
By: Francesca C, Daria D, Sonika H, Ellaha S Holland-Bloorview Rehabilitation Hospital Volunteer at Holland-Bloorview! Holland-Bloorview is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and is now looking for volunteers for the school year programs (Sep – June). Volunteers will get the chance to assist children with disabilities in learning, sports, and other activities. Volunteers must be: Over 16 yrs of age Have one day per week … Continue reading Volunteering Opportunities for November
By: Jacqueline F. and Riley G. Hey FHCI! The fall season is here! It’s the perfect time to bake fall time treats with your friends and family. We have provided you with the perfect pumpkin chocolate chip muffins to bake this season! They are easy to make and are delicious snacks, desserts or can even be a great breakfast before school! Make sure to tag … Continue reading Recipes: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
By: Ira Dimogkioka What advice would you give your grade 9 self? I would tell myself to focus on developing good relationships with people rather than strictly academics. Also, to be more open to doing new things. How would you define yourself in 3 words? Humble, smart and kind Where do you see yourself in ten years? I would see myself running the family business … Continue reading Humans of FHCI: Amir Zade
By: Ira Dimogkioka What are your plans for next year? Well, I do want to go to computer engineering or computer science, but I haven’t decided what exactly I want to do in my life. What university do you plan on going to? I plan to go to Waterloo University which I like to call my heaven. What advice would you give to your grade … Continue reading Humans of FHCI: Min Kim