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  • Tomorrow night is the FHC Fine Arts Festival form 6 to 9pm in the Spartan Cafe. It's free to all. Come support your visual, vocal, instrumental, and performing artists. 3/31

  • Monday will be FHC Cardinal Day. Let’s turn our blue and silver, red for a day! Administrators will be giving away tickets to participating students during passing periods for prizes!

  • On May 10th, YA authors Julie Buxbaum and Jeff Zentner will be at FHC during seminar.

Success at state

Success at state

Elizabeth Gerger, Move editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Move, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Eight wrestlers competed in the Missouri state tournament Feb. 16-18 at Mizzou Arena. Four of the boys placed in their weight classes including senior Jackson Berck and sophomores Corey Wait, Andrew Godier, and Jonathan Floyd. Berck placed 2nd at 220 lbs., Wait placed 3rd at 138 lbs., Godier placed ...

Seniors final game

Seniors final game

Zach Jones, Staff Photographer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Discover, Galleries, Move, Move, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The boys varsity basketball team took on Timberland in a quarter final match up for districts on Feb 28. The competitive Spartans put up a good fight but lost wind in their sails as they lost 62-48 which resulted in an elimination in the tournament. “It was a tough loss because we could have definitely won...

Varsity girls basketball wins senior night

Varsity girls basketball wins senior night

Emily Hall, Staff Photographer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Galleries, Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Winter Sports

Varsity girls basketball celebrated senior night by defeating Parkway Central on Feb. 24, at home by a score of 41-34. Senior point guard, Mackinsey Hamer brought a lot to the team this past year, being the lone senior. “[Mackinsey] was a leader for our team. We will really miss her being there nex...

Hockey season overview

Hockey season overview

Sydney Trendley, Staff reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Winter Sports

The season just ended for the hockey team with a record of 5-14-2 and a devastating end of the season loss on March 24th. In an intense battle against Holt High School, FHC was up the entire game and with a few minutes left in the third period, Holt scored two more goals to tie the game. At the end of...

Disappointing loss

Disappointing loss

Skylar Laird, Feature editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

Even as the buzzer rang with the score down 53-48 with Fort Zumwalt South in the lead,  the girls basketball team was not deterred. After a winning season with an 18-8 record and conference championship under their belts, the loss did not ruin the great season. For junior Amanda Henderson, the l...

Season ends for boys basketball

Season ends for boys basketball

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor
March 1, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

As this February came to close, so did the season for the boys basketball team. On Feb. 28, the boys played Timberland in the quarterfinals, which would have qualified them for district championships, but suffered an unfortunate loss. Senior Kaleb Cissell was on the court and can explain the game quite s...

Sensations end their season sensationally

Sensations end their season sensationally

Elisa Swanson, Reese McLaughlin, and Hailey Stewart
February 28, 2017
Filed under Move, Move, Sensations, Showcase, Winter Sports

The FHC dance team went to State at the family arena this last weekend and placed third in both jazz and hip hop. The jazz placing was the highest the team has placed all season. For senior Taylor Fumagalli this was the last time she would perform with the team and as a Sensation. “I couldn’t ...

Spartans in the quarterfinals

Spartans in the quarterfinals

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

The boys basketball played its first district game against Fort Zumwalt North last night at Timberland. The boys captured a 60-54 victory over the FZN Panthers. Senior Marcus James had 27 points, 12 rebounds, and four assists. Senior Nathan Garthe had 15 points and 9 rebounds. “The mindset [last ni...

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hailey Stewart, Reese McLaughlin, and Elisa Swanson
February 24, 2017
Filed under Ice hockey, Move, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The spartan hockey team won their second game of the playoffs with a score of 3-1 against Parkway West. For junior Corey Moats, as much as this was a victory, there could’ve been more to the game. “I mean, it was a sweet victory, but I think we should have beat them a lot more than what we did; it was a ...

Wrestling team sounds final victory cry

Wrestling team sounds final victory cry

Garrett Allen, Staff reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The culmination of the wrestling team’s 2016-17 season ended with a resounding victory - half of those who qualified for state at the district tournament on the 11th went to Jefferson City last weekend and became all-state athletes - taking 5th, 4th, 3rd, and 2nd in their respective weight classes. ...

Time’s up (for the girls’ swim team)

Time’s up (for the girls’ swim team)

February 22, 2017
Filed under Girls Swimming, Move, Winter Sports

When freshman Mariah Javier was at the state meet on Saturday, she only had another diver senior Emma Campbell with her. Her coach and the rest of her team weren’t with her. It’s her first year going to state, being on the team, and attending high school. While the team wasn’t there physical...

Freshmen basketball wins GACs

Freshmen basketball wins GACs

Emily Hall, Staff photographer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Galleries, Move, Move, Winter Sports

The freshmen boys basketball team defeated Howell North on Thursday, Feb. 9 in the GAC championship game at Fort Zumwalt West. The final score was 45-32. The boys went into the tournament hoping to keep the winning streak of three games, from last year, alive. “It was nice to pull out a win a...

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