• Registration for the FHC Bowling League Saturday Sept. 9 at Harvest Lanes, noon-2pm; bring $22 to register!

  • Fighting for Fetsch shirts are being sold during lunch; all proceeds go directly to support her battle against leukemia

  • Senior cap and gown announcements will be held by Jostens on Sept. 26 during 3rd hour

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  • Football plans to bounce back after fall to Timberland
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  • Football plans to bounce back after fall to Timberland

    Football plans to bounce back after fall to Timberland

    Caroline Schroeder, Staff reporter

    After the start of a strong season, with the first 3-0 record since 2001, the Spartan varsity football team fell to Timberland High School on Friday. Although they lost after a tough fight, Keon Waters, starting quarterback, believes that the team has learned from this past game and will continue to...

    Ethan Wagman

  • Spartans finish against St. Dominic

    Spartans finish against St. Dominic

    Marcus Falcomata, Staff reporter

    The Boy’s Soccer team defeats the Crusaders 3-2 in penalty kicks It took two forty-minute halves, two ten-minute overtimes, and six rounds of penalty kicks. But Spartan Soccer gained a check in the W column after defeating St. Dominic 3-2. St. Dominic holds the second spot on the Small School Soc...

    Spartan players are relieved after they finish off St. Dominic in penalties. Kurtis Ralston (far left) made the penalty kick in the sixth round to end the game.

    Brynlee Hendricks

  • The solar eclipse, explained by a physics teacher

    The solar eclipse, explained by a physics teacher

    Connor Crites, Video Edior

    On August 21, the United States witnessed a solar eclipse. Only those in the path of totality really witnessed this rare event. For us at Central, we got about 45 seconds of totality: when the moon completely blocks out the sun, resulting in complete darkness. Mr. Ryan McCoy,  physics teacher, ...

    Kierston Fisher

  • Girls tennis falls to Howell

    Girls tennis falls to Howell

    Talia Thambyrajah, Staff reporter

    The girls tennis team competed against Francis Howell High School on Aug. 29 in singles and doubles matches. New teammates and early-in-the-season injuries have been an obstacle for the girls thus far, and although the matches ended in a collective loss for our ladies tennis team, the girls competed...

    Running through a bridge created by their teammates, junior Tori Ikeda and sophomore Mackenzie Jones after defeating their opponents from St. Dominic on Sept. 1.

    Emily Hall

  • A thunderous start

    A thunderous start

    Garrett Allen, Discover editor

    Following a steamrolling 12-0 win against Howell North on Tuesday the 29th, as well as a win against former state champion Warrenton High, the 2017 varsity softball team has exploded back onto the scene as a force to be reckoned with. The team, almost entirely composed of experienced upperclassmen...

    Pitcher Alyssa Kolkmeyer, junior, pitches to an opposing FHN batter. Her skill in technique and speed have proved integral to the team's wins against schools like FHN.

    Zoe Lentz

  • ‘A breathtaking spectacle’

    ‘A breathtaking spectacle’

    Lanie Sanders, Staff reporter

    On Aug. 21, all of Francis Howell Central ventured down to Don Muench Memorial Stadium during sixth and seventh hours, armed with a pair of eclipse glasses provided by the school district, to watch the first total solar eclipse to pass over Missouri - and a large swath of the United States - since 19...

Relentless victory

Relentless victory

Craig Eddy, Staff reporter

Once again, the varsity softball team defeated FHN (score) on Sept. 14. Coming in as their third victory against North this season, the team has made themselves known to al...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Upsetting loss

Upsetting loss

Emily Hall, Staff photographer

Coming off a win against St. Dominic the day before, the boys soccer team faced Zumwalt West on Sept. 12 at home. Although the game was tied at half, West quickly pulled a...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Positivity overcomes obstacles

Positivity overcomes obstacles

With the season coming to a close for the girls’ tennis team, they’ve overcome obstacles such as an influx in players and several injuries. This hasn’t stopped the girls...

September 19, 2017No Comments

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