Forest Hills Financial Aid Night is Thurs., Feb. 11 at 6:15 pm in the FHHS Auditorium. Parents and students of all grade levels are encouraged to attend to learn about how to use scholarships, grants, and loans to pay for college. Dave Gelinas, a financial aid expert from Davidson College, will be there to answer questions.
Winterfest is Feb. 8-12. Mon. - Carolina Panthers Day, Tues. - Super Hero Day, Wed. - Wild West Wednesday, Thurs. - Nerd Day, Fri. - Spirit Day. Students and faculty who participate can be entered into a daily drawing for prizes!
Tryouts for Spring Track & Field will begin Tues., Feb. 15th at 3:30pm on the Track, and you must have a completed, up to date physical to participate.
Forest Hills High School has named Cory Smith as its new Head Football Coach. Smith replaces long time Head Coach John Lowery who resigned his coaching position last month. Smith is a lifetime Union County resident and graduate of Sun Valley High School. He was an integral part under Coach Scott Stein in turning the Sun Valley football program into a perennial power in the Southern Piedmont Conference. As quarterback at Sun Valley, Smith was a 2-Time All-South Piedmont Conference player and 2-time All Union County player as a junior and senior in football.
A coaching legend and icon at Forest Hills High School since 1978 has retired from his coaching duties. John Lowery began his career at Forest Hills High School in Marshville, NC in 1978 as an assistant football coach and head baseball coach. Lowery coached baseball from 1978 to 1998 winning 250 games and the 1997 NCHSAA 3A State Baseball Championship. He was an assistant football coach from 1978-1985. In 1984 Forest Hills won the NCHSAA 2A State Football Championship with Lowery as an assistant coach. Lowery took over the head football coach position in 1986. His teams won 16 Conference Championships. Lowery has amassed 266 career wins as a head football coach at Forest Hills, and his teams made the state playoffs every year but one during his tenure.