By: Chris G. and Owen M. 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?
Imagine coming home one day to find out that you would never be able to go back to school again; even worse you would be forced to work in an environment without windows, in large unstable buildings, or in polluted small confined spaces. Continue reading The Cost of Your Next Shopping Spree
“I believe the millions of people who died during this time deserve more than a 10-minute speech over the intercom” Continue reading FHCI Students “Saddened” By Holocaust Announcement Assembly
Photography by Mia B. [su_members message=”If you would like to see all the images from Dance Fashion Show, please %login%. It only takes a minute and is 100% secure.” color=”#4bb8fc” login_text=”create an account” login_url=”https://fhcigoldenfalcon.com/register” class=””] [/su_members] Continue reading Dancing Through the Decades: A Glimpse
This year LEAP club has been focusing a lot on waste. Continue reading How the LEAP Club is “Making FHCI Green Again”
Cartoon by Jessica Huong Continue reading Cartoon #2
There’s something strangely dehumanizing about staring at a beige locker, ass aching as you sit on a cold, waxed tile floor. Continue reading Imposter Syndrome
By Josh Blatt Music plays a massive role in modern day society. Almost anywhere at Forest Hill, students can be seen with Apple earphones in their ears. With the introduction of portable music players and apps such as Spotify, it is easier than ever before to listen to music on the go. However, there are a variety of dangers regarding the use of these devices … Continue reading Why Your Earphones May Be Killing You
By Marian Pascual Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is without a doubt, one of the greatest artistic rediscoveries of the 21st century. It is one of the few 20 surviving Da Vinci paintings which made it a huge worldwide media sensation. But what made the Salvator Mundi worth $400 million dollars? On November 15 of last year, the painting was offered in a special lot … Continue reading Salvator Mundi: The Last Da Vinci?
By Abi Parameswaran Global warming, temperature modification and pollution; these are only some of the thousands of different issues across the world, some of which are addressed, and others hidden in plain vision. These problems remain prevalent in our society even though many hate admitting it. Most are unaware of environmental racism and continue to say it is a made-up distraction to take the focus off … Continue reading Racism in the Environment?
Student reviews of Biology, Environment and Resource Management, Data Management, Writer’s Craft, Law, and Kinesiology. Continue reading Course Selection – Grade 12
On December 31st, YouTube “star” Logan Paul uploaded a video to his channel featuring a suicide victim in Aokigahara, commonly known as the “suicide forest” because of the large number of people that take their own lives (estimates claim that over 100 suicides take place each year, although Japan no longer releases its death counts.) Continue reading Logan Paul is Making Some Noise
“I attended Vaughan Road Academy (VRA) in its final year before it closed its doors forever in late June of 2017. I have been moving schools all my life, (I have been to 6 different schools) but VRA has, and always will, hold a special place in my teenage heart. ” Continue reading My Transition from Vaughan Road Academy to Forest Hill Collegiate Institute
By Sophie Gold My brother is a movie nut. On his recent birthday, we went to see the newest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. I enjoyed it very much and recommend it to you. It has a great twist of an ending on par with The Usual Suspects which I won’t spoil for you. In prep for writing this review, I had … Continue reading This Was Going To Be A Movie Review
By Linda Cako 2017 was supposed to be the year we were going to see change. And change we saw. Not all was good, like President Trump’s Muslim Ban, North Korea starting to flex its emerging nuclear prowess, and the UN warning us that we are facing the largest humanitarian crisis since WWII with up to 20 million people being at risk of starvation in … Continue reading Farewell 2017
By Linda Cako On December 11, 2017, the Pentagon ruled that it will be accepting transgender recruits against President Trump’s ban to exclude them from joining the military. The ruling came as a decision from the Pentagon to pay for a transgender surgery after two of them were already performed by former U.S Navy Flight Surgeon, Dr. Christine McGinn for free. President Trump explained in … Continue reading President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery
By Linda Cako Climate Change has never been good news. Science has always provided the evidence for the global impact and consequences stating that we would experience more extreme weather, see an unprecedented rate of extinction, and have more toxic levels of smog. Within the past few months alone we had seen some of the damaging cases of forest fires in Canada, we had three … Continue reading Save the Little Blue Planet
By Ethan Blumberg I have always asked myself why the Canadian and American governments annually spend enormous amounts of money on their respective space programs and different international space initiatives. The scale of the spending has led to a constant debate in both Canada and the United States for many years. While I do understand the global importance of space exploration, I believe that the two … Continue reading The Mystery In Space Programs
With all the recent sexual assault allegations in Hollywood, we only see men being accused for this horrible crime but the reality is, an abuser has no gender. Continue reading Women Can Be Abusers Too