• The girls basketball team will have a tryout meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in Coach Leake's room. Anyone wanting to be on the team should attend.

  • This week's Real World Wednesday will focus on car maintenance. Come to the library on Oct. 11 during Seminar.

  • Arete pillar forms are due on Friday, Oct. 13. Forms can be found just inside the entrance and should be submitted to Room 2.

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  • Heroin(e)- A documentary about Heroin and Heroines

    Heroin(e)- A documentary about Heroin and Heroines

    Jennifer Ferry, Staff Reporter

    As a person who's always looking for an interesting new show to watch,- I place a lot of faith in Netflix’s show suggestions for me. Last week while doing my calculus homework Netflix recommended to me an interesting documentary about drug use in Huntington, West Virginia. I was intrigued enough to watc...

  • Close loss to rivals inspires team

    Close loss to rivals inspires team

    Justin Hedrick, Staff Reporter

    In an extremely close and important game the Spartans suffered a loss to Howell. The team has battled through this season with injuries and has still managed a very strong season against very formidable opponents. This will mark the second time this season that the Spartans have lost an extremely close g...

    Players prepare to score against Troy

  • The hardest battle, a bittersweet end

    The hardest battle, a bittersweet end

    Garrett Allen and Craig Eddy, Discover Editor, Staff reporter

    Following an intense back-and-forth districts battle against FZW last Thursday, the varsity softball team’s season ended with a shocking 7-6 loss. The team was up by a run at the start of the sixth inning, but after a FZW batter, Lexi Barnes, junior, nailed a three-run homer, the team couldn’t make...

    Pitcher Alyssa Kolkmeyer, junior, lobs a fastball to a FZW batter at their last districts game. The team played to their max, but wasn't able to overcome FZW's equally powerful skill.

    Zoe Lentz

  • Swim team forms life-long friendships

    Swim team forms life-long friendships

    Jennifer Ferry, Staff Reporter

    It’s no wonder many sport teams here at FHC find themselves forming strong friendships, between long practices, meets, and hanging out outside the court athletes can spend as much as fifteen hours a week together. This is especially true for the boys swim team who not only practices and competes to...

    Alura Berry

  • Working to perfect

    Working to perfect

    Whitney Klein and Jessica Fults

    Working and improving through hard work and practice even during breaks is how the Spartan Regiment makes sure their routines are always the best they can be. During a three week break between competitions, the band has been working to perfect their routine and keep up high spirits for their compe...

    Ethan Wagman

Sending them off

Bryce Lee, Repoter

On Wednesday October 11, 2017, the girls volleyball team hosted the Fort Zumwalt East Lions to cap up Central’s last home game of the season. The night started off with...

October 12, 2017No Comments

Howell game triggers more victories

Howell game triggers more victories

Olivia Fong, Staff Photographer

In a very tough soccer game against Francis Howell High, the Spartans were fighting to redeem themselves from their last game against our rivals. Last game against Howell, the S...

October 12, 2017No Comments

Varsity Boys soccer shut out

Varsity Boys soccer shut out

Zach Jones, Livestream Editor

The Varsity soccer team defeated Troy sweeping them 2-0. The Central soccer players “almost had perfect chemistry on the field”, said Junior Brendan Flerlage afte...

October 11, 2017No Comments

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A throwback to powderpuff

A throwback to powderpuff

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff photographer

  As we begin fall break we would like to reflect on a good time spent here at Francis Howell Central during our homecoming week. Thursday the 28th, following the...

October 13, 2017

Life lessons

Life lessons

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

The Learning Commons hosted its second Real World Wednesday during seminar, dedicating 50 minutes to the basics of your car: how to change the oil, how to change a flat tire,...

October 12, 2017

Insight on powderpuff

Insight on powderpuff

Zach Jones, Livestream editor

Powderpuff dnacers discuss the importance of Homecoming week. Juniors discuss how they believe homecoming and powderpuff set up the rest of the school year.  

October 9, 2017

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Only 10 years old

Only 10 years old

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

According to Mental Health America, one in five Americans suffer from a mental illness in a year, that adds up to 43 million people that have something like an anxiety, bip...

October 10, 2017

No soda

No soda

October 10, 2017

Where to start

Where to start

October 3, 2017

Start somewhere

Start somewhere

September 28, 2017

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Lightning, murder, and….Romance?

Lightning, murder, and….Romance?

Reese McLaughlin, Staff reporter

“And Then There Were None” was one of the first books that I read for school and actually enjoyed. The way Agatha Christie writes entraps the reader in her world. She ...

October 11, 2017

A killer production

A killer production

October 4, 2017

The dress to impress

The dress to impress

September 25, 2017

Food, art, community

Food, art, community

August 30, 2017

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Why Kneeling is Negative

Marcus Falcomata

What do you think about when you think of Sunday afternoons?  Naps?  Football?  That is all about to change.  Because of protests by football players in the National Footba...

October 13, 2017

No soda

No soda

October 10, 2017

Where to start

Where to start

October 3, 2017

Start somewhere

Start somewhere

September 28, 2017

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