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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.

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...

Spartan Swim And Dive Send Off Their Seniors

Ashley Gault, Photographer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Galleries, Girls Swimming, Move, Move, Winter Sports

The Lady Spartans swim and dive faced St. Charles West for their senior night, sent off 7 girls total. Monday Jan. 30th swimmers said their goodbyes to Carli Buchanan, Jhoerrence Inaclang, Aubrey Maxwell, Reily Newton, Nicole Webb and Emma Wolf, while divers bid their farewell to Emma Campbell. It was an em...

Winding down

Winding down

Liz Baker, Staff reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Girls Swimming, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

d*Please note this story only includes what happened on the first day of GAC’s* When the team entered the GAC meet, they weren’t exactly certain of what would happen. The outcome of the meet was pleasant, though; eight of the girls qualified for the second day, including freshman Mariah Javier. ...

Swimming to success

Swimming to success

Connor Crites, Staff Photographer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Galleries, Girls Swimming, Move, Move, Winter Sports

Girls varsity swimming went up against FZE, and pulled out a close 94-92 victory. It was an adrenaline-rushing meet, with many first place titles going to Central swimmers. Some notable mentions were freshman Mariah Javier, winning the diving portion, and senior Carli Buchanan, with the 50 free. “I feel l...

Seniors make a splash

Seniors make a splash

Jessica Fults, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Girls Swimming

After the meet on Monday against SCW, the girl’s swim team came away with a win, but their focus wasn’t just on the water. Carli Buchanan was among the seniors to experience Senior night, an emotional, yet fun, event for the seniors who are leaving the team. “So we had the awards for senior...

Serious Improvement

Serious Improvement

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker
January 26, 2017
Filed under Girls Swimming

While the girls’ swim team has several new members on the team this year, they aren’t letting it hold them back from trying their hardest. The team is blending and working together more as the season goes on but there are only 3 weeks left in the season before the MSHSAA State Championship meet...

Swimming their way to State

Swimming their way to State

Morgan West, Photographer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Galleries, Girls Swimming, Move, Winter Sports

On Jan. 17, the varsity girls swimming team raced alongside Lutheran and Saint Dominic in the bright blue waves of the Rec-Plex. Happy to get in the water and away from the chill of the room, the Lady Spartans huddled together while cheering on the team mates that they regard as family. Of the cl...

Swimming up

Swimming up

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker
January 14, 2017
Filed under Girls Swimming, Showcase

Despite entering the meet, not expecting much, the girls swim and dive team, started off winning against 3 of Fort Zumwalt North’s divers. This lifted team spirits, which continued to rise throughout the duration of the meet. Swimmers such as Junior Mckenna Starich clearly saw the change in perspec...

Dropping Off

Dropping Off

Liz Baker and Jessica Fults
December 16, 2016
Filed under Girls Swimming

Dropping off time is the goal this season for many girls’ swimmers, including juniors Jensen Schetter and Elizabeth Skelly. Shedding those few seconds can mean the difference between placing in the top three and not placing in an event at all.   Senior Nicole Webb has shaved 14 seconds off ...

Diving in

Diving in

Jessica Fults and Liz Baker
November 17, 2016
Filed under Girls Swimming, Uncategorized

The girls swim and dive team is currently preparing for the upcoming season which starts with their first meet on Dec. 3. Senior team captains, Carli Buchanan and Aubrey Maxwell, are excited for the new season. “I’m excited for the all new people we have joining; we have more new people than re...

Girl’s swim comes to an end

Girl’s swim comes to an end

Becca Abrams, staff reporter
March 6, 2015
Filed under Girls Swimming

Swim season has come to an end, but high hopes for next season live on. The season ended on a high note with the team finishing with an overall record of 12-2, which is the best our school has done in a while, according to sophomore swimmer Carli Buchanan. They also took third at GAC’s and only lost t...

Winter sports get recognized at pep assembly

Winter sports get recognized at pep assembly

Abbie Kaplan and Jerianne Harrison
February 24, 2015
Filed under Activities, Boys Basketball, Clubs, Discover, Features, Galleries, Girls Basketball, Girls Swimming, Publications, Sensations, Winter Sports, Wrestling

In winter sports pep assembly, winter teams and outstanding student athletes were recognized for their dedicated participation in a varsity-level sport. The drawing from the Spartan stars took place in between basketball shootouts with teachers and student teams against other teacher and student teams. The...

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