Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at
Forest Hills Northern High School 

For over thirty years, students at Northern High have worked hard to achieve and explore their unique potential. In partnership with a supportive community, under the guidance of dedicated educators and staff, our students continue to carry on Forest Hills’ tradition of academic excellence. At Northern, we take pride in our diverse student population, and provide opportunities for all students to succeed in a comprehensive academic program, as well as a wide variety of sports and co-curricular activities.

We value the communication we have within our school, with our families and community and hope you find this website useful. The content covers a broad range of school related topics. For further questions, please feel free to contact us at 493-8600.

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Latest Northern High News

October 9, 201416 days ago

An Evening with Jeff Yalden

Jeff Yalden, highly acclaimed life coach and #1 youth motivational speaker, will be presenting a special, inspiring evening for the Grand Rapids community, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center.  This is one event you definitely won’t want to miss! 

Click here to see more information!

Posted in: News
September 9, 20141 month ago

Athletic Passes Now Available Online!

BUY LOCAL and support YOUR Husky Athletes.

Purchase a season long Athletic Pass from the Athletic Boosters

and 100% of the $’s stay with FHN.

With our new on-line purchase option supporting the Huskies is easier than ever.

Click here for the Huskies Boosters Online Store

Posted in: News
June 11, 20144 months ago

SAVE THE DATE: 2014-15 School Orientation & Orientation Dance

Date:  Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Location:  Northern Commons

Freshmen:  7:30am
Senior: 9:30am
Junior: 12:00pm
Sophmore: 2:00pm

Orientation packets will be mailed home in August.  Please complete the necessary paperwork and have your student bring it to their scheduled orientation time.  They will only be able to complete the orientation process when the completed paperwork has been turned in.

School Pictures will be taken – you will receive your school ID.

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May 23, 20145 months ago


Exam Schedule:  June 4-6, 2014

Tuesday, June 3: 
Zero Hour:  6:40 a.m. – 7:35 a.m.

Wednesday, June 4:   
6th Hour:  7:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
5th Hour:  9:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Thursday, June 5: 
4th Hour:  7:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
3rd Hour:  9:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Friday, June 6: 
2nd Hour:  7:40 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
1st  Hour:  9:20 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Posted in: News
May 5, 20145 months ago

FHN Student wins Gates Millennium College Scholarship

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Sophie Delacurz and India Dunning, two seniors from Grand Rapids and Forest Hills, are among 1,000 students to have earned the Gates Millennium scholarship that will cover all the costs of attending the college of their choice.  The Gates scholar can attend any college or university in the country. The scholarship is renewable up through a doctorate degree in specific fields and carries an estimated value of up to $350,000. Students can also study abroad. Read more

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May 5, 20145 months ago

2014 Summer Testing Out Sign Up Is Closed - Next Test Date - November 15th

Summer Test Out Dates:
-     Thursday, June 19th; review materials available week of May 19th
-     Thursday, August 5th; review materials available July 8th

Click here for Testing Out Form & Informed Consent - applications due by Thursday, May 15th

Click here for Website Information on Testing Out  Read more

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April 30, 20145 months ago

Congratulations Gerald R. Ford Essay Challenge Winners

Congratulations to Kallen Schwark and Michael Aaberg!  Kallen took 2nd place in the President Gerald R. Ford Essay Challenge and Michael took 1st!  There were over 600 entrants.  20 students make it to the finalist status and were recognized last night at the Awards Ceremony.   Congratulations to FHN teacher, Jennifer Kigar as well as she worked with both students in preparing them for this contest.