By Cagla Hatun Arslan, Tatiana Clarke, Gabriela Ribeiro-Oliveira A victim. George Floyd was a victim. There is no “but”. There is no explanation for his murder. There is nothing to doubt about his character. There is no excuse for George Floyd’s death. Stories of victims have been told, and that is not recent. There is … More Op-Ed: Confronting Injustice Beyond Black Squares
By: Tatiana C. What is a hidden talent or skill of yours? I am a jazz percussionist. It is the ultimate source of meditation. What were you before you became a teacher? I continue to be a playwright, a librettist, a songwriter, a musician, an undercover cop, a music critic, a dance maker, a … More Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Roca
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 … More 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 … More 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 … More Humans of Toronto #ImmigrantExperience
By: Tatiana C. 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 … More 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 … More Humans of Toronto #FamilyLove
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 … More Whats Happening with Climate Change?
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: … More Volunteering Opportunities for November
Your Student Council Social Rep candidates! … More Social Rep Candidates
By: Sapna Humar and Abi Parameswaran In March 2019, Doug Ford’s Ontario government announced some major changes they would be implementing in the current education system. These proposals were immediately met with backlash, and for a good reason, as they will unquestionably have negative effects on students and teachers alike. If you aren’t aware of … More No Cuts to Education
By: Dylan Sayo
As some of you may know already, FHCI was banned from having students watch home games… … More Homecourt Advantage?
By: Anna Petrela
Stress: the six-letter word that seems to follow us everywhere… … More The Stresses that Come with High School and How to Deal with Them
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. … More 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” … More FHCI Students “Saddened” By Holocaust Announcement Assembly
People Should Come From Away to See Come From Away. … More People Should Come From Away to See Come From Away
This year LEAP club has been focusing a lot on waste. … More How the LEAP Club is “Making FHCI Green Again”
There’s something strangely dehumanizing about staring at a beige locker, ass aching as you sit on a cold, waxed tile floor. … More 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 … More Why Your Earphones May Be Killing You