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Sip Sip Sip: Forest Cafe

Sip Sip Sip: Forest Cafe

Salma Baksh and Jenny Dun April 2, 2024

Welcome back to the Sip Sip Sip Series! If you’re new, this is a series where we (Salma and Jenny), along with special guests, try and review different coffee establishments throughout NYC.    In...

Ms. Klemas, School Librarian

A Bittersweet Goodbye to Ms. Klemas, Hills’ Co-librarian

Salma Baksh and Athena Vishudanand October 29, 2023

How often does an educator tell you they love you? For students and staff that had the fortune of knowing Ms. Klemas, hearing or feeling this phrase was a common occurrence for them. Even in a school with...

Lets Talk About Robotics

Let’s Talk About Robotics

Layla Makhmudova April 6, 2023

As new inventions are being made daily, the idea of robotics becomes more prominent in our everyday lives. Firstly, if you’ve heard of robotics, you may think that it’s only a course offered in our...

Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Ren Viayrada April 6, 2023

On Tuesday, March 28, Hills hosted a trivia night in the teachers’ cafe and boy, were our brains put to the test. Students were able to spend time with their friends and compete with others. Each round...

Checking in with The Seniors: Aspirations for the Future

Checking in with The Seniors: Aspirations for the Future

Victor Lam April 6, 2023

From a fellow senior to another, happy April to the Class of 2023! After a tumultuous experience through COVID-19 and online learning, many students have transitioned back into regular school instruction....

Spirit Week… Minus the Spirit

Niyati Chauhan April 6, 2023

Our semiannual Forest Hills High School Spring Spirit Week was held the week of March 13, 2023. Seeing the absence of spirit in our school was disappointing to say the least. The lack of participation...

Talent in Hills’ Halls

Ren Nebet April 6, 2023

The FH Factor, Forest Hills High School’s annual talent show, took place on the night of March 10th. Many talented students took the stage in the auditorium to sing, play instruments, and dance the night...

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad

Autumn Marin April 6, 2023

On February 4th, 2023, the Science Olympiad team placed in the top 10 of 24 events at their regional competition, bringing home 51 medals. Forest Hills was the only zoned school at the competition advancing...

The Underrated Girls Varsity Handball Team

Jenny Dun April 6, 2023

The FHHS Girl's Varsity Handball Team kicked off their season with an impressive victory over Maspeth High School. The team dominated in both singles and doubles, securing a score of 21-4 and 21-8, respectively....

Countdown to Graduation Karaoke!

Ashley Cevallos Jerez April 6, 2023

Earlier this month, on March 16, seniors joined in the auditorium to sing with their friends and enjoy a night of belting their lungs out while snacking on pizza and soda. Friends all came together to...

The Beacon Archives

Bringing Back The Beacon

Salma Baksh and Jenny Dun January 23, 2022

The Beacon staff had the privilege of interviewing two of the most recent advisors: Mr. Pujol and Mr. Najar. As advisors, they worked to develop a paper that any Ranger could enjoy and deem credible.  So,...

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