• 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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Only 10 years old

Only 10 years old

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Voice

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, bipolar or depression disorder. Suicide is the second leading cause of death with people between the ages 15-24. This is devastatin...

No soda

No soda

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Stay fit

A couple weeks ago I made the decision to start a no soda or coffee diet. I decided to do this because I wanted to be more energized without caffeine and to be more healthy, obviously. Some tips I have for going on this diet is too always carry a water bottle with you. I don’t know how many times ...

Where to start

Where to start

Juliet Fuhrmann, Move Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Stay fit

Stay fit. This involves small diets one can do, workouts you can do, fun activities and so much more. Being active is tough, I am not gonna sugar coat that one bit. Getting up everyday and eating a healthy breakfast or going on that run in the afternoon or lifting weights at 9 in the morning, it’s rou...

Start somewhere

Start somewhere

Emily Mann, Co-Editor in Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Showcase, The process

The process. I refer to it - it being finding self-acceptance and practicing self-love - as a process because that is how I can best describe it. It will not come with the snap of your finger, or even telling yourself to “accept yourself,” it is is much much more. In all honesty, it is exhausting...

Equality is punk rock

Equality is punk rock

Kana Chung, Staff reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Voice

On Monday, August 14th, Green Day held a concert in St. Louis’ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. They shared their views on several issues that affect our society today, rallying the crowd as a roaring unit of equality. This concert marks Green Day’s second visit to the St. Louis area since the rel...

Unite to fight

Unite to fight
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Liz Baker and Whitney Klein

August 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Voice

Pain, peril, and anguish fill the world. Threats of war between major world powers, hate crimes, and anger fuel the news. It seems as if everything is going downhill, especially after the rallies and marches broke out in Charlottesville, VA this past Friday and Saturday. The protests were held by t...

Break the Silence

Break the Silence

Taylor Amlong, Staff Photographer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Voice

For most players, their pre-game can affect the way they perform in a game. I am one of those players. For soccer, we always play a CD that the captains made for all the home games. My teammates and I stayed up for days to cut and edit the music to ensure we would have it done for our home opener. Surprisingly,...

Books vs. movies

Books vs. movies

Laura Weiss, photographer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Video, Voice, Voice

Students of FHC try to answer the ultimate question of what form of entertainment is better: books or movies.

Labels are for soup cans

Labels are for soup cans

Veronica Zieman, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2017


Filed under Voice

“So, like, what are you?” This question could mean anything. What’s my job? My ethnicity? My species? Surely, “human, as far as I know,” isn’t the answer this person is looking for. After asking for clarification, I learn that they were not-so-sensitively asking what my sexual orienta...

Crying out

Crying out

Liz Baker, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Voice

I am crying. I am crying for the hundreds of thousands of people who won’t be allowed to come home for at least 90 days and for some 120. I am crying for those who hold a green card or were merely traveling for business or pleasure when they were stopped from coming home to their family. I am crying f...

Warped Christmas

Warped Christmas

Laura Weiss, Photographer/Creator

December 8, 2016


Filed under Video, Voice, Voice

Christmas is known for "the most wonderful time of the year". For some students at Francis Howell Central, this may be accurate. However, for others, the happiness of Christmas time may be depicted as the complete opposite. Is Christmas truly about the value of family and belief, or sales and how many...

Answering college questions

Answering college questions

Kenzie Morris, Voice Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Uncategorized, Voice

Now is around the time when more selective schools’ application deadlines are beginning to pop up. Some of us already turned in applications for early action and decision consideration on Nov. 1, but more deadlines are coming up fast for December and Jan. 1. Many of the students competing to get into...

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