• 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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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...

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 ...

The Hidden Sacrifice

The Hidden Sacrifice

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff Photographer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Activities, Culture, Discover, Discover, Video

10 Students here at Francis Howell Central sacrifice sleep & energy to join together before school every single morning. They come prepared to study the scriptures and share one with another. These 10 live what they learn & grow together even when it's hard to make such a sacrifice so early ...

Real World Problems

Real World Problems

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Activities, Events, Uncategorized

After high school, and even now, students face problems that aren’t covered in textbooks or assigned by a teacher. In order to give students an opportunity to learn these skills, librarian Andrea Head came up with the idea for Real World Wednesdays. Her inspiration stemmed from a group on Facebook, ...

Concussion

Concussion

Doug West, Staff Photographer

November 8, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Activities, Boys Soccer, Clubs, Discover, Fall, Fall Sports, Football, Football, Girls Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball, Video

Concussions have become a growing epidemic in the sports and media world recently. A concussion happens when the athlete suffers an impact to the head and the brain collides within the skull. Symptoms of a concussion can include continuous headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, irritability, co...

Two competitions, one band banded together

Two competitions, one band banded together

Jessica Fults, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Clubs, Fall Sports

Over the break, The Spartan Regiment had a competition at Mizzou on Saturday, October 14th and competed at BOA (Bands of America) on Friday, October 20th. These were arguably two of the most important competitions during the season, and the band prepared thoroughly. Before fall break started and the team had t...

Costumes for two

Costumes for two

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Culture, Feature, FHC Guide to Halloween

During the Halloween season couples face the dilemma of what to wear. These five moderately easy and fun costumes are the perfect idea. Whether you're looking for something fun or cute, there's something for you.   Jim and Pam from the hit TV show, The Office,  are a great costume idea for co...

A throwback to powderpuff

A throwback to powderpuff

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff photographer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

  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 parade four groups of Spartan girls, faced off in an epic duel against one another. With their boys cheering them on from the sideline...

Life lessons

Life lessons

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover

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, and how to jump your car as well. Librarians Ms. Andrea Head and Mrs. Tonishia LaMartina started this whole thing and they feel...

Insight on powderpuff

Insight on powderpuff

Zach Jones, Livestream editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Activities, Feature, Move, Video

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

JV barely scrapes out a win

JV barely scrapes out a win

Connor Crites, Video Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Fall Sports, Galleries, Girls Volleyball, Move

For our JV girls volleyball team, it was a tough match-up against Troy. Early in the game, Spartans were at a loss by almost ten points. Both matches ending in the Spartan's favor, with Troy trailing by just a few points. Earlier in the year, the JV girls faced off against Troy and ended up destroying...

Working to perfect

Working to perfect

Whitney Klein and Jessica Fults

October 6, 2017


Filed under Activities, Fall Sports, Showcase

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...

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