• 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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A throwback to powderpuff

A throwback to powderpuff

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff photographer

October 13, 2017


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  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...

A great start to the Homecoming weekend

A great start to the Homecoming weekend

Connor Crites, Video Editor

October 2, 2017


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Following tradition, Central opened up the homecoming weekend with the annual homecoming parade. Although there weren't as many floats as years prior, the excitement was bigger than ever. With most every club and sport participating, there was no lack of candy or school spirit. An occurring theme...

‘A breathtaking spectacle’

‘A breathtaking spectacle’

Lanie Sanders, Staff reporter

August 30, 2017


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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...

Senior Award Night 2017

Senior Award Night 2017

Connor Crites, Staff Photographer

May 19, 2017


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Dr. Arnel spoke at Senior Awards Night, on Thursday, May 11. The seniors have worked hard the past four years to be recognized at this ceremony. Thousands of dollars in awards were given out, and many students recognized for their excellence.

The season of pep

The season of pep

Gracie Kruep, Staff Photographer

May 2, 2017


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 During an extremely interactive Spartan spring pep assembly, the pep club had allowed many of the spring sports to showcase just exactly what people would need to be successful while playing. A couple sports even had their own little games they played; lacrosse showed the school just how difficult ...

Fine Arts Festival Festivities

Ashley Gault, Photographer

April 10, 2017


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The FHC Fine Arts Festival is an annual event that choir, band, art and theatre come together for to show all the projects they've worked on throughout the school year. The art department puts their works of art on display, while theatre, band and choir have a variety of live performances throughou...

Students get psyched out

Students get psyched out

Abram Cutshall, Staff Photographer

March 29, 2017


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On Tuesday, Mar 28, students who took a psych course, were visited by hypnotist, Steve Bohning, in order to learn more about other states of mind. Some students took in being hypnotized in order to gain first hand experience. They performed tasks such as giving birth to shoes who they thought were...

I am WE

I am WE

Molly Ebert, Staff photographer

March 10, 2017


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  Three cars of students and chaperones hit the road and headed toward Chicago on March 28 after school. The club, Central Outreach, earned its tickets to We Day 2017 through service projects here in our community and across the globe. They took part in the We Are Love campaign by writing unique let...

The power of hands

The power of hands

Laura Weiss, photographer

February 1, 2017


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"'The hand' is but another name for human skill, power, and usefulness, and for the studied adaptation of means to ends." - Bible Hub Us humans use our hands for unbelievable purposes. We use hands  to create, show affection, take lives, save lives, convey emotion, hurt others, help others, and an...

Test review made fun

Test review made fun

December 10, 2016


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On Oct. 24, Mrs. Scott’s Pre-AP Biology class had 50-Point Monday. The point of the day was to review the concepts of cellular respiration and photosynthesis before the chapter test. Some of the activities include making a diagram of the stages of photosynthesis, answering questions from the book, and ma...

Central outreach makes the “holly day” bright

Central outreach makes the “holly day” bright

Molly Ebert, Photographer

December 9, 2016


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On Dec. 3 a handful of members of Central Outreach headed to T.A.S.K. in Fenton to volunteer at their Holly Day Camp for the majority of the day. About 60 campers with various mental disabilities of all different ages came to have a day full of Christmas fun. From making Christmas ornaments to pett...

Encouraging critical thinking

Encouraging critical thinking

Veronica Zieman, Staff photographer

December 2, 2016


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After students complete a homework assignment, physics teacher Ryan McCoy sometimes likes to have his students think more critically about the problems that they have solved. Rather than collecting the homework and grading it for completion, Mr. McCoy assigns students to different problems from the ...

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