By Fariah Hasan On Thursday, May 18, the annual Sounds of Spring Concert was held in the school auditorium. Forest Hill welcomed 400 parents, guardians and guests to our school to celebrate our amazing music program. I interviewed 4 performers about their experiences: Francesca, Nisvana, Avrilmari, and Elisa. 1) Which performance(s) were you a part … More Sounds of Spring Concert 2023!
By: Julia Gordon I confess to making a mistake I daresay many have already made; I listened to social media. After being on hold at the public library for literally months, I finally got the chance to read some of the acclaimed series prominently featured on my Instagram feed. I’m not too proud to admit … More I Read Three of Bookstagram’s Most Popular Books – Are they Worth the Hype?
By Fariah Hasan Portrait painting or portraiture is an art form in which a human subject is depicted, as interpreted by the artist. Portraiture is an ancient art form that has been dated back to at least ancient Egypt and has served various purposes throughout history. The most common motive behind portrait painting in the … More Portraiture: A Timeless Art Form
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By: Gefen Selchen As the school year comes to an end (and summer begins) here are some poems about endings: The Beginning by Rupert Brooke (excerpt) Some day I shall rise and leave my friends And seek you again through the world’s far ends, You whom I found so fair (Touch of your hands and … More Poems About Endings
This month, we interviewed one of the most interesting students at FHCI; our very own co-president, Ari Grosman! What has been your mission as the school president? My mission has been to stand up to toxic people at Forest Hill, and show people how moral and ethical values uphold our society and make it a … More Humans of FHCI: Ari Grosman
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How well do you know the teachers at FHCI? Take this quiz to find out!! Created by: Sonika Humar
By: William Holloway As 2023 proceeds (at a pace faster than I can even perceive), it could do us some good to figure out what we plan to do this year. I’m not talking about school or work schedules, vacations, or even personal improvements. No, of course I am referring to movies based on comic … More 2023 Movies a Nerd is Looking Forward To
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By: Gefen Selchen Watermelon – Giovanni Stanchi’s painting from the 17th century demonstrates how much watermelon has changed since being bred into the brightly red coloured and larger watermelons we know today. Works Cited https://docs.google.com/document/d/16PhiNd4MtBSryHmvNjwvDV2KuKKBHfEvwngcwKfiD40/edit?usp=sharing
Part 1: WineWine, the bitter elixir of the broken-hearted.A tale of two souls, torn apart, and tormented.They find one another, thinking love could ease their pain.But lack thereof for thyself is a burden to remain.Confined by the mutual belief that with emptiness,they could fill.Reality taught them still;No one could save them, but themselves. Part 2: … More 2023 POETRY CONTEST WINNER: Wine/Anesthesia by Avril Sacramento
By: Eray Tanburoglu On February 6, 2023, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the countries of Turkey and Syria. This event was devastating, with 14 million people being affected and 1.5 million being left homeless. It was classified as the deadliest natural disaster in Turkey’s modern history. Eray spoke online with a family member living in … More The Survivors of the Earthquakes of Turkey/Syria
By: Kevin Guo 10 minutes after school, waves of laughter and cheers filled the main foyer in the FHCI. Around a dozen students were decorating the school’s hallway to celebrate the 2022 World Cup. This is not the first time they were doing so. For years and years, passionate and helpful leaders in the Student … More “People’s Smiles are The Reason I Joined SAC”: How the FHCI Student Council Provides a Happy Environment for Students
By: Gefen Selchen It’s spring! But was this season in which the buds start to bloom and the days lengthen always referred to as spring? The answer is no. In old English this season was referred to as “lencten,” meaning “the time of lengthening days.” This then became lent or the lenten season, (lencten is … More Was this Season Always Called Spring?
By: Julia Gordon To put it nicely, Toronto doesn’t always have the nicest temperatures in the early spring. We can try to stay optimistic, but there’s still always going to be that day in March that drops to -20℃, or that freak snowstorm in late April. So how can the average concerned student know what … More Forecast For This Spring
Cookies for a Cure is one the most interesting clubs at FHCI, mixing charitable causes withdelicious treats! To highlight the recent and extremely successful bake sale they organized, wespoke to club presidents Hawa Waizi and Yalda Panah about the club and its role at Forest Hill. What does Cookies for a Cure do?We raise funds … More Clubs of FHCI: Cookies for a Cure