Hey Forest Hill! In attempt to spread light and positivity during these times, student council has been planning initiatives to help out 🙂 Enjoy!! #weareinthistogether #stayathome
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: Madison A. and Emma K. How long have you guys been dating? Evan: About two and a half years How did you guys meet? Abby: We were in the same Math and English class in Grade 9 How did you start dating? Evan: Abby decided we were dating Abby: I made the first move … More Couples of FHCI: Abby and Evan
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
Poetry inspired by Pablo Neruda — created by Ciara C and Danielle D. An original poetic piece by Pedro G.
By Deniz A. If there is one thing I can say tell you about life, it would be that you need to make sacrifices to see the most important things in your world to thrive. In this case my baby boy. Before I can get to that, let me explain where it all started. My … More Humans of Toronto #SingleMother
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
Poetry videos inspired by William Carlos Williams and William Blake By Jacob, Evan, and Michael G.
By: Ira Dimogkioka What advice would you give your grade 9 self? I would tell myself to focus on developing good relationships with people rather than strictly academics. Also, to be more open to doing new things. How would you define yourself in 3 words? Humble, smart and kind Where do you see yourself in … More Humans of FHCI: Amir Zade
By: Ira Dimogkioka What are your plans for next year? Well, I do want to go to computer engineering or computer science, but I haven’t decided what exactly I want to do in my life. What university do you plan on going to? I plan to go to Waterloo University which I like to call … More Humans of FHCI: Min Kim
By: Ira Dimogkioka What is your favourite thing about yourself? I like everything about myself, but I would specifically choose my height or my eyes. What inspires you to do better? I am inspired by the people around me and I believe that being surrounded by a great team will always push you in the … More Humans of FHCI: Pavle Perisic
By: Ira Dimogkioka What’s a hidden talent that you have? I’m an amazing cook. My cooking skills are elite. What is your favorite thing about yourself? My hair or my eyelashes. What are you most grateful for today? I woke up. I’m grateful that I woke up and I’m still alive. What’s on your bucket … More Humans of FHCI: Shelsia Giovanna Cardoso
By: Lielle Ronen What is the one thing that most people don’t know about you? I’ve undergone a serious surgery in the early stages of my teaching career. It further allowed me to find happiness in each and every day of my life. Do you have any memorable trips/vacations in the past? Luckily, I have … More Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Hadziahmetovic
By Kana Ogawa Where are you from and when did you come to Canada? I am from Serbia. I came to Canada two and a half years ago. How was the transition? It was hard at first, mostly because of English, and because of the cultural differences, but I think I overcame those differences in … More Humans of FHCI: Ognjen Mitrovic
By Emma Kay and Madison Anisman What is one thing most people don’t know about you? “I lived in Italy and California for a little while.” If you weren’t a teacher, what would you be? “This is my fourth career. I was a medical bio chemist going out of university. Then, I was a nutritionist … More Teachers of FHCI: Ms. Pupovac