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Forest Hills Northern Students Named Semifinalists in Presidential Scholars Program

Forest Hills Northern Students Named Semifinalists in Presidential Scholars Program

 Forest Hills Northern High Seniors Anitha Menon and William Zhu have been named as two of the approximately 560 semifinalists in the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.  The semifinalists were selected from more than 3,000 candidates on the basis of superior achievements, leadership qualities, personal character, and involvement in community and school activities.

 The Commission on Presidential Scholars makes final selection of the scholars in May.  They will select one young man and women from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and U.S. students living aboard.

For additional information please contact: The Department of Education’s Office of Public Affairs at (202) 401-1576, or visit http:/www.ed.gov/programs/psp/awards.html (case sensitive) and click on “2011 Semifinalists.”

 

Representative Brandon Dillon Visiting Northern Trails 5/6 on Friday, April 22 from 10-12:20 p.m

Representative Brandon Dillon Visiting Northern Trails 5/6 on Friday, April 22 from 10-12:20 p.m

ADA, Mich. (WZZM) - Northern Trails eagerly awaits the arrival of Representative Brandon Dillon, Democrat from the Michigan House of Representatives. 
Representative Dillon was invited to visit and tour Northern Trails 5/6 by Timothy Burdick, one of his constituents and a 6th grade Spanish immersion teacher at Northern Trails.

Student art exhibit to open in Forest Hills Public Schools

Student art exhibit to open in Forest Hills Public Schools

CASCADE, Mich. (WZZM) - 150 student artists from the Forest Hills school district will begin showcasing their talents in the annual art exhibit which begins Thursday, April 21 and will run through May 11.

Forest Hills students K-12 worked in collaboration with all of the art teachers in the district to create the art elements for the exhibit.

The showcase of art work will offer a variety of mediums in two-dimensional and three-dinemsional display.

The exhibit is free to the public. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at the FAC, 600 Forest Hill Ave.

 

Forest Hills Public School's K-12 Student Art Exhibit

Forest Hills Public School's K-12 Student Art Exhibit

Exhibit Dates: April 14, 2011 - May 11, 2011

Exhibit Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Reception and Exhibit are Free to the public

Opening Reception Details:

The Forest Hills K-12 Student Art Reception opening will be an opportunity for student artists to share their work with their families and the community, through the support of their art teacher. The showcase of student work is a variety of mediums in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional display. In addition to the exhibit, there will be a fashion show (starting at 7:30 p.m. in the theater) comprised of fashions made entirely from recycled items by students in grades 9-12.

Forest Hills Public Schools release kindergarten schedule for 2011-2012 school year

Forest Hills Public Schools release kindergarten schedule for 2011-2012 school year
For the 2011-2012 school year, all kindergarten classes will be offered on an all-day, alternate-day (AD/AD) schedule. On this schedule, children attend all day Monday and Wednesday and a half-day on Friday, or all day on Tuesday and Thursday and a half-day on Friday. The following are benefits of this schedule:

 

•  Two full-days and a half-day weekly provides more uninterrupted instructional time to teach the kindergarten curriculum.

Forest Hills High School Band and Orchestra Students Receive Honors

 

The Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) State Solo/Ensemble Festival was held March 26, at West Ottawa High School. Students receiving the Division 1 rating are listed below.  Arica Jackson (FHE) was also chosen to be a featured soloist at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival in Kalamazoo, MI. The invited students were handpicked from more than 250,000 across the state.

Forest Hills fashion & art show to benefit MLK Jr. Leadership Academy

Forest Hills fashion & art show to benefit MLK Jr. Leadership Academy

CASCADE, Mich. (WZZM) - Art students from the district's three high schools (Forest Hills Central, Eastern and Northern) are preparing for the third annual Recycled Fashion/Art Show. It's scheduled to take place April 21 at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, 600 Forest Hills Ave. SE. The event will run from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

The event is designed to provide a chance for Advanced Placement art students to design, make and model clothing and art wear from recycled materials. A silent auction will run from 6-7:30 p.m. of art that students created with the help of local artist Doug Baker.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Martuin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy in Grand Rapids.