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Separation. Edvard Munch. 1896. Oil on canvas

Victim of the Break-up Season:

Jenny Dun January 22, 2024

If you find yourself here, you’ve likely become an unwitting victim of breakup season. First and foremost, condolences. The aftermath of a breakup can make even mundane tasks feel like a challenge. Whether...

Artist: Ethan Liu

Why Do They Return?

Salma Baksh and Jenny Dun December 12, 2023

Who would be crazy enough to come back to their high school? Many swore that after walking the graduation stage they would never step foot in their high school again. And yet, FHHS is home to quite a few...

FHHS Club Fair: Unveiling Possibilities

FHHS Club Fair: Unveiling Possibilities

Jenny Dun, Web Designer and Editor October 29, 2023

On the afternoon of Oct. 24, the gymnasium buzzed with vibrant energy as students excitedly attended the annual club fair. With club stands scattered throughout the room, the event offered a diverse range...

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Everything Everywhere All at Once Review: Just Be A Rock

Jenny Dun April 6, 2023

Make sure to organize and pay your taxes, or else you may be sucked into an everything bagel during your trip to the IRS. Everything Everywhere All At Once, directed by Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan,...

The Boys JV Basketball Team

The Boys JV Basketball Team

Layla Makhmudova and Kudzaishe E. Chezani January 23, 2023

On December 16, the FHHS Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Team had their first win against Queens High School of Teaching. This game was very important to them because they were not able to play their first...

Source: Official FIFA website

FIFA Lovers, Unite!

Andrew Loja January 23, 2023

The most anticipated sports tournament in 2022 was the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, with a total of 3.57 billion viewers. This tournament only happens every four years. The world qualifiers determine which...

Hey Freshmen, How’s it Going?

Brent Niebres January 23, 2023

The transition into physical classes after two years of online learning due to COVID has been hard for everyone, but especially to 9th graders. Now that we’re halfway through the school year, how are...

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Hangin’ with Mr. Wilbur

Victor Lam January 24, 2022

Forest Hills High School has had many principals and changes over the last 80 years since its establishment. Despite its long history, few people know much about those running our building. Mr. Wilbur,...

In the Halls of Hills

Layla Makhmudova and Ashley Cevallos Jerez January 24, 2022

‘Twas the month of Winter break, and the gift of giving roamed the halls of Forest Hills High School. Various fundraisers were held right before the break, and with a school like Hills with over 3,500...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: 2022’s Winter Concert

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: 2022’s Winter Concert

Ren Nebet and Layla Makhmudova January 23, 2022

Two of the most magical nights of the year took place on Wednesday, December 14, and Thursday, December 15, at Forest Hills High School. Our Annual Winter Concert featured our Concert Band, Advanced Percussion...

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