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June 26, 20149 months ago

Jim McKay Scholarship

Congratulations to Forest Hills Northern High School graduate Dylan Malburg on receiving the Jim McKay Scholarship at the 35th Annual Sports Emmys in New York City.  The award was presented to him by Julius “Dr. J.” Erving.  Read more

June 26, 20149 months ago

FHN Students Help with Crahen Park Project

Students from the Forest Hills Northern side of the district are helping their local community and Crahen Valley Park.  Students at Forest Hills Northern High School are creating wooden benches which will be placed in the park, and Northern Trails 5/6 students will be planting native prairie plants.  To read more about the project, click here.

June 23, 20149 months ago

Northern High School Student Wins Festival of the Arts Literary Contest

Congratulations to our Forest Hills Northern High School student who recently was the winner in the adolescent/teen category for Festival of the Arts Literary Awards. Click here for the full article.

June 23, 20149 months ago

FHE High School Symphony Orchestra Selected to Perform at 10th Annual Michigan Music Conference

The symphony orchestra from Forest Hills Eastern High School was selected to perform at the 10th Annual Michigan Music Conference in January of 2015. High school symphonies across the state submit audition tapes, and only two high schools were selected to perform. This is the first time that Eastern is making its appearance at the conference. The last time a Forest Hills Public School was selected was in 2009.

June 23, 20149 months ago

Congratulations to 21 students representing FHPS in Washington D.C at the National History Day Contest

Twenty-one Forest Hills students competed in Washington D.C. last week during the National History Day Contest. They were able to advance to the national stage after receiving top honors at the state level. Among the 21 students, three students from Northern Hills Middle School were “Special Award Recipients” for their group exhibit on immigration history titled, “Ellis Island: The Right to a Right Start.” Congratulations to all of our students. For a listing of all the students representing FHPS at the national level, click here.

June 19, 20149 months ago

District Receives Counseling Award

The Forest Hills Public Schools was recently awarded the Douglas Blocksma Award which recognizes outstanding professional service in the field of counseling by the West Michigan Counseling Association.  The award was given to the district for its ongoing commitment to mental health and well-being of students and families.

June 17, 20149 months ago

Forest Hills and Technology Make National Headlines

Recently, Forest Hills has caught the attention of national news media as well as schools across the country exploring ways in which school districts are successfully implementing the use of technology in the classrooms, and ways in which teachers are using technology to aid in collaboration, instruction and much more. Forest Hills is committed to helping all students achieve their individual potential. Similar to school districts across the nation, Forest Hills is rolling out new technologies district-wide. Read more

June 17, 20149 months ago

FHPS students help out with Festival Day at Lincoln School

All three Forest Hills high schools had students lend a hand and help out with this year’s Festival Day at Lincoln School.  Festival Day is organized by Artists Creating Together, a nonprofit organization in Grand Rapids which provides workshops in all arts to individuals with special needs.  Festival Day is just one event they help coordinate and sponsor.  The FHPS high school volunteer clubs send students each year, and this year, over 100 students volunteered for the day. Read more

June 11, 20149 months ago

Forest Hills OM teams take high honors at World Finals

This month, Forest Hills Public Schools’ Odyssey of the Mind teams competed on the world stage. The top six finishers in each problem and division were recognized before a crowd of over 10,000 attendees. Congratulations to Thornapple Elementary School for earning a third place winner in the Division 1 Performance problem. The Forest Hills Central High School’s Structure team overcame destructive humidity to capture fourth in their hotly contested problem. The Forest Hills Northern High School’s Technical team clearly had some chemistry going with the judges, whose strong positive reaction to their performance helped earn them a sixth place finish. The Forest Hills Central High School Technical team gave a dreamy performance and snagged a top-20 finish, coming in 18th (despite losing two of their seven team members to the District Championship Varsity Soccer tournament.) Way to go Forest Hills teams! We’re all proud of you! Read more

June 5, 20149 months ago

2014 Ben Emdin Guiding Principles in Action Award

Congratulations to the following recipients of the Bend Emdin Guiding Principles in Action Award: Forest Hills Central graduates Sydney Vinton, Alexandra Wittenbach, Isabella Fiorenzo, Mariah Otolski and community members Dawn McDonald and Jeannine Leslie.

The award is presented each year to those in our schools and community who have started a project of long-term benefit, and/or have consistently demonstrated the district’s guiding principles of respect, caring, collaboration, diversity, learning, trust, open communication and high expectations over many years of service to our students, schools and/or community.

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