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A scheduling conflict

A scheduling conflict

Liz Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

This year, the second week of AP testing will fall onto the same week as the Francis Howell district high schools finals week. Since this scenario has never arisen before, the principals and assistant principals in the area had to find an all-new solution to the challenge. Administration involved AP ...

District funding updates

District funding updates

Carlin Bippen, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

fFor the past several years, the Francis Howell School District has struggled with numerous debilitating budget cuts. As prices rise and funds decrease, numerous school activities, supplies, and staff have had to be cut or replaced. Multiple tax levies have been run over the past three years, wit...

Urban injustice

Urban injustice

Lanie Sanders, Feature Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

159 murders, 151 firearms used, 62 closed cases so far this year according to the St. Louis Police Department. Murder rates in St. Louis are on the rise. 2016 was characterized by St. Louis being the most dangerous city in the nation, and USA Today believes this year is on the same path. This danger i...

Fighting with Fetsch; What you can do

Fighting with Fetsch; What you can do

Jennifer Ferry, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Discover, Uncategorized

This year FHC was touched with cancer when Mrs. Fetsch, a young teacher was unexpectedly diagnosed with leukemia. The students immediately rallied and raised thousands of dollars to help not only Mrs. Fetsch, but also to advance research into stopping the disease. Next weekend, there is a great opportunity f...

Helping for the holidays

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Discover

The Wrap a bottom charity is a charity that has been picked up by NHS and StuCo that gives diapers to parents who can’t afford to pay for the supplies themselves. The charity ends on the 15th of December and will help many parents who can’t afford the expenses of diapers in the St. Charles area. Mrs. R...

A look inside NAHS

A look inside NAHS

Josie Prince, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Discover, Video

NAHS is a club where anyone can join and express their artistic abilities through various mediums. People can create anything their heart desires while being around people that share the same interests as them.   “ I really like art. I’ve been doing it for years. It’s a great way to...

Sensations slide into second

Sensations slide into second

Reese McLaughlin, Caroline Schroeder, and Liz Baker

December 11, 2017


Filed under Activities, Move, Sensations

One of the schools most mesmerizing and demanding programs the school has to offer is the dance program. Both the varsity and JV Sensations opened their competition season on December 2nd at Lindbergh High School, placing 2nd in both Hip-hop and Jazz.  Sophomore Varsity dancer Sydney Aleksick is overj...

First tri-meet of the season

First tri-meet of the season

Connor Crites, Video Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Girls Swimming, Move, Winter Sports

Our FHC girls had a modest start to the swim season, facing Fort Zumwalt West and Liberty in their first tri-meet. Although they got third place, the girls were happy just to compete.   "It was the first meet of the season," said Corrina Trimble. "We got to see a base level on how we were d...

Coo-coo for Cocoa Puffs

Coo-coo for Cocoa Puffs

Jennifer Ferry, Staff reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

There’s no doubt about it, FHC has a lot of clubs. From theater to quizbowl to the brand new stepping team, FHC is sure to have a club for absolutely everyone. However, one of FHC’s newest clubs might be the strangest yet. Two weeks ago, in late November, FHC’s new cereal club had its first off...

Making the cuts

Making the cuts

Craig Eddy, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Uncategorized

For a long time, people have been going out and trying their luck to make it in the musical business. Whether it is singing or playing a musical instrument, it has always been difficult. That is why, for several years, a team of musicians has come together to create a chance for upcoming musicians to get ...

A morning with the man behind it all, Dr. Arnel

A morning with the man behind it all, Dr. Arnel

Craig Eddy, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Discover, Uncategorized

A handful of students were asked one simple question. If you could ask Dr. Arnel one thing, what would it be? Dr. Arnel, principal and ubiquitous head honcho of FHC, answered their questions, giving insight into the mind of our leader, and perspective into our educations overall. What did you teach be...

Protestors greet President Trump into St. Charles

Protestors greet President Trump into St. Charles

Sydney Robbins and Grace Roberts

December 1, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

When President Trump visited St. Charles to give a speech about tax reform to an invited crowd of about 1,000 on Wednesday, November 29, the streets were full of protestors ready to give the President a "warm welcome" while the invited guests and reporters waited patiently for Trumps arrival inside....

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