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English teacher Dr. Jason Becker holding a sign reading, P6310 will make me afraid to teach diverse authors. Ask me why. The policy will remove many books out of the district Learning Commons and the process to gain approval for specific titles will be slow and smaller scale than demand by librarians and students.
Proposed policies will restrict Learning Commons collection on basis of being “age appropriate”
Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief • June 24, 2024

A flurry of policies introduced for first reading at the Board meeting on Thursday, June 20, 2024 brought yet another wave of community backlash while stirring distrustful...

A woman watches a celebrity on the screen, dressing in a similar fashion to attempt to imitate her. Celebrities have great influence on their fans and many try to emulate their style.
Celebrity Integrity
May 25, 2024
The icons of different religions set up beside each other. Although the religions are different, they have similar traditions.
Nutrition Tradition
May 24, 2024
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The varsity boys volleyball team comes together on the court to celebrate after a successful block in the finals match. Lafayette had many players over six feet so blocking was difficult.
Spiking to New Heights
Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2024

The varsity boys volleyball team placed second after a loss against Lafayette(Wildwood) in the state championship finals with a final match score of 3-0 on May 22 played...

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Official NFL logo.
Asher's Takes
May 22, 2024
Reese McDevitt looks at the course ahead during a cross country race. McDevitt set a school record of 19:16.7 this year to become the fastest female junior in school history.
A Hunger to CompEAT
May 22, 2024
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Junior Connor Becker sings out to the audience during the opening number of Big Fish. He ended the opening number with the ensemble supporting his final note.
A Deep Dive
Abby Myers and Amity Ianiri May 26, 2024

ABBY MYERS: Junior Connor Becker steps out into the bright stage lights. There is a singular spotlight on him, leaving the rest of the theatre in complete darkness. He...

A student makes her way through the punchline, picking through the options offered in the cafeteria.
Food for Thought
May 24, 2024
A student glazes the assigned food with a paste she made for her dish, smiling down at it. Her classmates cleaned up the mess they possibly couldve made, making it apparent that the lab had turned out to be an success like always.
Sizzling Enjoyment
May 23, 2024
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The image of each song made by or with a feature by Kendrick Lamar and Drake(From left to right): Push Ups, by Drake, courtesy of OVO Sound, 6:16 in L.A., by Kendrick, Self Released, Euphoria, by Kendrick, courtesy of Interscope Records, “Meet the Grahams, by Kendrick, courtesy of Interscope Records, The Heart Part 6, by Drake, courtesy of OVO Sound, the album FATD, specifically First Person Shooter, by Drake ft. J. Cole, courtesy of OVO Sound and Republic Records, Family Ties, by Baby Keem and Kendrick, courtesy of Columbia Records and pgLang, Family Matters, by Drake, courtesy of OVO Sound and Republic Records, Like That, Official Music video by Future and Metro Boomin ft. Kendrick Lamar, courtesy of Wilburn Holding Co., Boominati Worldwide, Epic Records, and Republic Records, and Not Like Us, by Kendrick, courtesy of Interscope Records. Collage courtesy of Colin Nichols.
Rap Battle or Career Ender?
Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief • May 27, 2024

“F*** a rap battle, this a long life battle with yourself,”  Kendrick Lamar said on “Meet the Grahams.” At first, this “rap battle,” was about petty insults...

This picture is from Rod Waves album Nostalgia released on September 15, 2023. The album tells the story of Waves life and his rise to fame. Photo by Hit House Records.
Well Versed
May 26, 2024
Within a dark room surrounded by papers necessary for studying, a student stares down at their phone, the show The Amazing World of Gumball illuminating them.
Childhood Channels
May 25, 2024
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A computer with a note on it reading, Computer...does NOT work...Please sign in with attendance secretary, after the lack of Wi-fi made technology and teaching with technology impossible.
Alternate Methods of Disruption
Ian Rashleigh, Ava Schriber • March 7, 2024

Emily Tobin holds up a flag while walking with the rest of the Color Guard.
Catching The Moment
November 30, 2023
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A pile of jeans lays folded on a clothing rack. These jeans have been abandoned and their owner has forgotten the joy that they can bring.
Jamming With Jeans
Abby Myers, Staff Reporter • May 26, 2024

I was absolutely appalled by what I had just heard. I was standing in line to use the bathroom during lunch, so of course the line was long. I heard 3 girls across the bathroom...

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Junior Varsity Lacrosse players communicate with their team during the game. Senior Sophie Shore found the community to be very present in lacrosse.
Clash of the Cliques
Amity Ianiri and Thomas Ramos May 21, 2024

Seniors Sophie Shore and Everett Scott, and junior Luke Paulus represent girls lacrosse, marching band, and speech and debate respectively....

The official NBA Finals logo. Photo Courtesy of Google Images
Swish or Brick
Asher Wilson, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2024

Asher and his friend Bastian talk about matchups and their predictions on which teams will win the NBA finals.

The Front and Central Podcast Show is run by Ian Rashleigh and Colin Nichols discussing news, events, pop-culture, and bringing on guests to have an audio interview for listeners. Photo designed and created by Ian Rashleigh
Front and Central Ep. 2: Catching Attention
Ian Rashleigh and Colin Nichols May 16, 2024

Today on Front and Central Ian Rashleigh and Colin Nichols are back at it again, this time interviewing Abby Myers on the Big Fish musical and...

Steven Blair, Adriana Kuhn, Carolie Owens and Sam Young will participate in the FHSD candidate forum in the auditorium on March 19 at 7 p.m.
Learn about the 2024 Board of Education candidates at our candidate forum this evening
March 19, 2024

A public candidate forum hosted by FHC Publications will take place on March 19, where all board candidates will be asked questions by the...

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