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By Gabe Nisker I get to school. It’s loud. Music blares. It hurt my eyes. So much pink. It might hurt for you to read this. So many short sentences. Anyways, Day of Pink was today. That’s April 12th, for those of you reading this on a day that isn’t April 12th. We celebrate LGBT+ … More The One and Only Day of Pink
A inspiring comic strip about Day of Pink … More Beautiful Day of Pink Comic Strips
by Julia Reinstien You hear a friend of yours say “that’s so gay”, you: (a) Call her out, it’s rude to use someone’s orientation as an insult (b) Suggest a new word she could use instead, “gay” isn’t the same as “bad” (c) Explain why it’s not ok to say, maybe she doesn’t know her … More Which shade of PINK are you?
Although FHCI is notorious for lacking spirit, there is one day each year that unites our school and brings out the spirit of each student and faculty member. This day is known as Day of Pink: the international day against bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny. The Golden Falcon was fortunate enough to do an … More Exclusive Day of Pink Interview: Ms. Campbell
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 … More FHCI’s Fashion Week – Clothing Drive
Student Council, Prefects, GSA and Craft Club are hard at work preparing FHCI’s annual Day of Pink – April 13th!
By: Lorena Baston On average, 64% of the victims have been bullied at school. The rate of discrimination experienced among students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-identified, Two-Spirited, Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ) is three times higher than heterosexual youth. On average, girls are more likely to be bullied on the Internet than boys will … More Day of Pink: Did you know?
It has become an annual tradition to celebrate the International Day of Pink here at FHCI. Last year, our school demonstrated strong and impressive spirit at the big event. An official ceremony was held in our gymnasium and was attended by Toronto Police Services’ 53 Division, the Service’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual … More Throwback to FHCI Day of Pink 2015
By: Janet Chukwu Last year, Forest Hill Collegiate had the privilege of working with the Toronto Police to create an amazing Day of Pink event. The school showed exceptional school spirit, with the entire school dressing in pink for the special day. Image from TPSNews.ca Day of Pink started when a … More Day of Pink: Why we celebrate it
Dear Students and Staff of Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, We are thrilled to share the release of the 2016 Winter Edition of the Golden Falcon Online Newspaper with you! We would like to thank our hardworking and talented contributors and editors for all of the content in this edition. Everyone, including Mr. Lee and Ms. … More Letter from the Editors (Winter 2016)
By Austin Kranc 1. Why do students become uncouth on weekends? Because they have no class. 2. Why do science students work best together? Because they have chemistry. 3. Why did the student break his carrot in half at 11:45 AM? Because it was lunch break. 4. Why do students turn on computers, on hot … More High Five (Edition II)
Janet Chukwu, Caterina Vescio and Adnan Saoud Students may find it hard to get through another semester of school, especially right after they have written final examinations. Students may have had a rough first semester, and have no motivation to complete another 5 months of treacherous work. They also could have had an excellent first … More Motivation for the start of semester 2.
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 … More Forest Hill’s Very Own Horseback Rider
By Riley Koltun “Moving to a completely different country is quite a drastic change, everything you knew, all that was familiar, near and dear to your heart will be nothing but memories.” Forest Hill CI welcomes new student Sigi Buzi all the way from Albania where she enters a new journey in her life. Everyone … More One-Way Ticket to FHCI
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 … More Shootin’ 3’s and not even 5 foot 3
By: Maria Pletneva
Ethan Levy and Emma Albaum How long have you two been dating? Emma: “3 months.” What’s your favourite thing about Ethan? Emma: “He drives me around.” What’s your favourite thing about Emma? Ethan: “She makes me food.” Tell me something interesting about your relationship. Ethan: “We live on the same street.”