Red Alert Politics

Take a Knee Campaign

By Vanessa Ifepe Twenty four NFL players at Wembley Stadium in London, took a knee during the American National Anthem in protest of Donald Trump. This was after Trump made a comment about players who take a knee during the anthem needing to be fired. Time and time again, Trump has proven to get under people’s skin and caused protests across the country. The constant intertwining … Continue reading Take a Knee Campaign

Astonishing Soccer Events In the Past 2 Months in Europe

By Muhammed Melik Izol  Last week was a big one for all the soccer fans around the world and the soccer fans at Forest Hill. The world’s two most prestigious soccer competitions, UEFA Champions League, and the Europa League games were played. From surprising defeats to unseen field events, there was everything. Can Barcelona FC do it again? Two months ago, on February 14th 2017, in … Continue reading Astonishing Soccer Events In the Past 2 Months in Europe

How can you not be romantic about baseball?

By: Gabe Nisker Much of my childhood was founded upon sports. At a young age, I attached myself to the winning teams, picked favourite players and loved playing catch or shooting hoops. So, it’s no surprise to me at least that the World Series is basically a week’s worth of holidays. As a result, I found myself rooting harder than ever before to have the … Continue reading How can you not be romantic about baseball?

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee – The only sport where no Ref is needed! Ultimate Frisbee was brought to FHCI by Mr. Kleiman who believed that it was different than any other sport. Although it is a fast paced, non-contact sport game with features from soccer, basketball, and American football, while all these sports require the assistance of a referee, ultimate relies upon the spirit and sportsmanship of … Continue reading Ultimate Frisbee

FHCI’s Fashion Week – Clothing Drive

Hey Forest Hill! For THIS WEEK ONLY, our school’s Social Action Club is running a clothing drive for Syrian refugees who have recently arrived in Toronto. The goal of the campaign is to collect new and gently used clothing for New Circles in Toronto (http://newcircles.ca/). New Circles is currently focused on providing your clothing donations for free for the next two years to Syrian refugee … Continue reading FHCI’s Fashion Week – Clothing Drive

Forest Hill’s Very Own Horseback Rider

By Samara Silver “I was riding across the open countryside and a Canadian film crew spotted me and filmed me for a documentary that later aired on CBC.” This is one of many of Hy Burstein’s incredible stories through his life journey. Hy, a man that’s ridden over 50, 000 kilometers on a horse and who lives out his passion for horseback riding and travel. … Continue reading Forest Hill’s Very Own Horseback Rider

Shootin’ 3’s and not even 5 foot 3

By Tyler Burstein The best basketball players playing today are in no way “small”. Using their skill plus their intimidating size, players such as LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers have and amazing set of skills, but it also helps when your 6 foot 6 and 250 pounds. This doesn’t apply to grade 9 FHCI student Ryan Burstein, although he isn’t very tall what he … Continue reading Shootin’ 3’s and not even 5 foot 3

Student Websites

  Have you ever been on the hunt for that particular fashion item, and couldn’t find it? Let Annie Chusid help you out. Her website gives chic solutions that won’t pinch your wallet: http://www.chicthisweek.com/   Are you a female who plays sports? Samara Silver has played sports most of her life. She created her website to promote and empower female athleticism. Get connected to the … Continue reading Student Websites