Welcome to Forest Hills Public Schools!
We invite you to explore our new site and learn more about the district and what makes Forest Hills Public Schools so unique.
The new site offers many exciting facts, figures, features and new functionality: A new Interactive Google Calendar for both the District and our school, thus enabling you to add either calendar to your other calendars; School Directories are now imbedded Google Docs making it easy for you to access information; Search functionality; new Google Maps enable you to get walking, biking and driving directions to school with real-time traffic updates; Local Weather Forecasts; District-wide and school specific news updates; many news updates made in real time by members of our teaching staff; compatibility with all browsers-iPads, iPhones, and most Smart Phone devices; and a Twitter News Alert System which will enable you to receive school closing and delay news to your favorite mobile device.
We hope you find this website to be a useful resource for information – whether you are a prospective family, parent, student, or a community stakeholder.
Latest NewsForest Hills District News
Dr. Zulema Moret, a published Spanish children’s author and Grand Valley State University professor, will be working with Northern Trails 5/6 Spanish Immersion students on Tuesday, May 8. Presentations will all occur in Spanish.
Forest Hills Northern High School is proud to announce that Katherine (Katie) Sadler (daughter of David and Karen Sadler) has been named a state winner in the 2011-12 NASSP/Herff Jones Principal’s Leadership Award (PLA) Scholarship Program. Approximately 3,000 applicants were received and there were 100 winners throughout the U.S. Each of these 100 winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
The Diversity Leadership Students at Eastern High School hosted an exchange luncheon with the ESL (English as a Second Language) students from Northern on Wednesday, April 18.
The students created a “getting to know you game” to use as an ice breaker to create conversation and commonality amongst the students, then they all had lunch together with selections from our cafeteria. After lunch the Eastern students paired up with the Northern students and took them on a tour around the school. The students came away with appreciation of differences and shared interests that helps all of us get better acquainted.
EHS is pleased to announce the following students will be representing Forest Hills Eastern in the Third District of Michigan High School Art Competition. Each student will have their work shown for the Art Award Ceremony on April 28, 2012 held at the Gerald R. Ford Museum. This competition is only offered to a select group of students who are advanced in their field and dedicated to the arts. These students have worked to produce an award winning piece that if selected will travel to Washington D.C to be exhibited in the congressional representative’s office.
Acrylic Painting Laura Maier
Conte Crayon Pastel Painting Brennan McNamara
Digital Photograph in Black and White Mikaela Walsh
Congratulations to the Eastern HS National Honor Society Executive Council team who operated with the Blood Drive staff like a well oiled machine. They were professional and worked cohesively to make this drive run smoothly and to help to guide the students and running this event proactively.
Projection Goal: 70
Registered Donors: 152
Pints Collected: 94 (WOW!)
First Time Donors: 47
Potential Lives Saved: 282
Thank you to all who attempted to donate as they truly make a life saving difference. We know the gift of blood helps many people in our own community as we are the sole blood provider to all the hospitals in the Grand Rapids area.
Congratulations for an exceptional drive with outstanding results!!
Our Next Blood Drive is being held on April 2/27.
Heather Schanski, a first grade teacher at Ada Elementary, was interviewed and filmed by WGVU on Friday, April 20. Heather was one of 21 teachers chosen for the year as a “cool teacher.” Olivia Fair, One of her students, wrote a letter nominating her. Congratulations Heather!!