A Fun Interactive Animation: A Student Animation

By: Eray Tanburoglu As winter approaches it becomes harder and harder to go outside and enjoy outdoor activities. We all decide to stay indoors and in most cases watch Netflix, play games, workout or even play board games with family and friends. However, even those can become boring after doing them over and over. So, … More A Fun Interactive Animation: A Student Animation

Novak Djokovic: What Happened, and What Should be Done

By: Daria Draskovic Most people have heard of the recent situation surrounding world-renowned Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic. Sitting at a rank of number 1 in the world, he was anticipated to be a massive contender at the upcoming Australian Open. However, this year, things were different. Australia has been globally recognized as one of … More Novak Djokovic: What Happened, and What Should be Done

POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Autumn Leaves by Dilay Dere

I want to fall peacefully Like the beautiful leaves in autumn Gracefully touching the land that we call home I want to feel the breeze Trickling around my body As I walk with the gorgeous sunrise in the morning. It’s amazing what nature does to you really As the sun gives you warmth and happiness … More POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Autumn Leaves by Dilay Dere

POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Ode to Winter by Raj Uxa

The season of fall ends revitalisation. A role of change to a strong vocation. As the crops go to bed and the leaves are widespread, The sweet, serene sunlight disappears overhead. The temperate winds protrude to the north, The inclement climate concludes to go forth. Great beasts of the north endure hibernation, Fair fledgelings and … More POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Ode to Winter by Raj Uxa

POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Tangent: Comeback Time by Junting Wu

Parted Beijing to this city, reading English with a frown on Started off by swimming seas of toddler’s books, that’s where I drowned on Reading Dr. Seuss, from Wimpy Kid to Nancy Drew and now I’m Reading ’bout a thane in Scotland kill his king to put a crown on Wasn’t gonna stay in ESL … More POETRY CONTEST SPECIAL MENTION: Tangent: Comeback Time by Junting Wu

5 Multicultural Holidays That You Might Not Know About

By: Daria Draskovic Winter is here, meaning the holidays are coming! When many people think of the word “holidays”, more widespread and widely known ones such as Christmas usually come to mind. However, at this time of year, there are so many more multicultural holidays that many of us don’t know about! Here are just … More 5 Multicultural Holidays That You Might Not Know About

What is Seasonal Depression and How Can You Handle It?

By: Zoe Ermatinger DISCLAIMER: THIS ARTICLE IS SUPPOSED TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE GOING THROUGH AND FIND WAYS TO COPE. THIS IS NOT AN EXCUSE TO SELF DIAGNOSE OR SELF MEDICATE. Seasonal affective depression (SAD), or seasonal depression, is a type of depression that is related to seasonal change. In more often cases, … More What is Seasonal Depression and How Can You Handle It?

The Mystery Behind Who Really Wrote This Famous Christmas Poem

By: Gefen Selchen The poem titled The Night Before Christmas, also known as Twas The Night Before Christmas, and A Visit from St. Nicholas, is largely known to have been written by Clement Clarke Moore. However, what you might not have known, is that not everyone believes Moore to be the true author.  The origin … More The Mystery Behind Who Really Wrote This Famous Christmas Poem

Humans of FHCI (Best Friend Edition): Dan Isenberg and Evan Kerzner

By: Brooke Mirabella What grades are you in? Both: “11.” How long have you known each other? Evan: “Since SK, kindergarten.” Dan: “Yeah, kindergarten at Holy Blossom.” How did you become friends? Dan: “Our cubbies in our kindergarten class were next to each other because our last names are close together so we started talking … More Humans of FHCI (Best Friend Edition): Dan Isenberg and Evan Kerzner