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  • FHHS automotive repair program partners with Community Shelter

    Forest Hills High School’s automotive repair classes through CTE have partnered with the Community Shelter of Union County to assist individuals and families through referrals to obtain detailed auto repair quotes and quality auto repairs with up-to-date tools and equipment that compare to a private or commercial auto repair shop.

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  • Jackets Off to a Great Start

    The second annual Back-to-School Rally was a successful conclusion to a great first week of school for the Forest Hills Yellow Jackets.

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  • Forest Hills High School Honored at 2018 NCTC High School Play Festival

    The Theatre Department at Forest Hills High School has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2018 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Catawba College on Fri., Oct. 26. The theatre program, led by Shelby Pressley, made the school and community proud with their two presentations, Making Nice and Act 3, Scene 5, at the Festival, and is thrilled to bring home three awards. They received the Festival Spirit Award, the Excellence in Ensemble Acting for Making Nice, and Peyton Thomas and Dawson Evert received the Theatre Arts Award - Excellence in Onstage Chemistry for their work in Act 3, Scene 5.

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  • Health Sciences students receive white coats in special ceremony

    On Saturday, October, 13th, students from Forest Hills and Monroe High Schools participated in a White Coat Ceremony at Levine College of Health Sciences. In a similar manner as other future healthcare professionals, they were presented with a white lab coat as a symbol of their commitment to professionalism in action. A part of a special mentoring program sponsored by Wingate University School of Pharmacy, the ceremony is only a portion of the commitment made to the evolution from high school to healthcare professional for these students.

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  • Jackets rally to start the year off right

    Students at Forest Hills High School started their new school year just a little differently this time. Of course, they still went to all their classes, heard their teachers’ expectations, and greeted their friends they hadn’t seen all summer. But they also participated in the first ever FHHS Back to School Rally, a combination of informational and spirit-building activities designed to get every student’s year off on the right foot. That approach lines up with the school’s guiding motto “Each Jacket, Every Day.”

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  • Many Sides to the story

    History tells many stories. Some are judged by their cover. Others are told by the pages within. When the final buzzer sounded on March 10, 2018 the Forest Hills High School Men’s Basketball Team had won their first 2A Championship in school history. And while that may be the title sprawled across history and the gym walls, this story is much deeper than its cover.

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  • Forest Hills' Theatre Program Honored at NCTC High School Play Festival

    The Theatre Department at Forest Hills has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2017 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Rocky River High School on October 27. The theatre program, led by Mrs. Shelby Pressley, made the school and community proud with their presentation of "Divided We Fall" at the Festival, and is thrilled to bring home the following awards: Excellence in Ensemble Acting, Excellence in Acting: Jordan Lowery, Overall Excellence Rating.

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  • Hispanic College Night helps students plan their futures

    On the evening of Thursday, October 25th over 45 Spanish-speaking students and their parents gathered at the Forest Hills High’s Media Center to learn more about higher learning and all it entails.

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  • Club members sharing G.I.R.L. power

    The I’m a G.I.R.L. (Gifted, Intelligent, Respectful, Ladies) Club was created at Forest Hills High School to build self-esteem, unity, and awareness of women’s issues that are prevalent among the female population. High school members participate in workshops that center around the following topics: careers, finance, time management, education and equality, and community service. During the course of the year, members will travel to college campuses, fundraise, serve the community in various capacities,and commit to serve as role models for fellow classmates.

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  • FHHS club members help make Fall Festival a success

    On Friday October 20, Union Elementary put on their annual Fall Festival for students and parents to have fun and raise money for the school. This is the largest fundraiser held by Union Elementary. It included games, a 50/50 raffle, a haunted hall, a silent auction, and many other exciting festivities!

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  • Becoming Masters of Technology

    King’s College visited Forest Hills Career Technology Education courses to present a college workshop called “Becoming a Master of Today’s Technology.”

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  • Meet Your Teachers

    The teachers are ready, and on Friday, August 25th, students at Forest Hills (and their parents) have the opportunity to meet their teachers, to find all their classrooms, and to feel more comfortable and prepared for the first day of the new school year.

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  • Focus on Freshmen

    Beginning high school is a big moment in a student’s life. On Sun., Aug. 20, from 2 to 4 pm, freshmen at Forest Hills High and their parents are invited to Freshman Orientation for information and activities to help make their transition to high school a smooth one.

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  • Early Childhood Education II students receive CPR certification

    You never know when you might be in a situation where you’ll need to help save someone’s life! The Early Childhood Education II class at Forest Hills High School knows that all too well, especially in working on a weekly basis with very young children. This April all eight students in Joanne Hesley’s ECE II class became American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED Certified.

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  • From small town roots to Teacher of the Year

    Some say that teaching is a thankless job. Others, like Forest Hills High School principal Dr. Kevin Plue, say that teaching is “the hardest career to be great at.” So when school districts hold their Teacher of the Year award program, it is by no means a trivial process.

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  • Marshville Museum exhibit features FHHS artists

    The current art exhibit at the Marshville Museum features the works of students from Forest Hills High School. The works were created in two styles that honor African American history and culture as the country celebrates Black History Month.

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  • Quick action by FHHS senior saves the life of middle school student

    When Forest Hills High School senior Xavier Huntley decided to forgo baseball practice because he wasn’t feeling well, he couldn’t have known that his decision would be one of the most important choices of his young life.

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  • FHHS senior receives John H. Crowder Service Award

    Forest Hills senior Elijah Gaddy is known around school not only as a great student but as a great person. At the November UCPS Board of Education meeting, Elijah received the John H. Crowder Service Award. This award, named for late school board member and community leader, Mr. John Crowder, recognizes students who actively serve their schools and communities just as Mr. Crowder did. Elijah takes very seriously his commitment to serve and help others.

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  • FHHS senior is a school winner in Wendy's High School Heisman

    There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Today, Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Balaam Sherrod from Forest Hills High School and his dedication to never cutting corners by naming him a School Winner.

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  • History Students Experience Cultures

    History came to life for some 9th grade World History students from Forest Hills High on a recent field trip. In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month and with the cultures they were discussing in class, they traveled to the Mint Museum, Randolph, in Charlotte to see the Mesoamerican exhibit there.

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