Ms. King

Ben Berberich

May 6, 2013

Getting a chance to get away from all of the other students and be in an environment that you know is suited for you is something kids strive to get. That is something that this teacher gives to all the students who pass through her door. Whether you are in her class or not, you can always count on...

Tough play leads to key victory

Ben Berberich

February 26, 2013

Cheers erupted when the buzzer sounded signaling a key victory for the Lady Spartans in districts.The Spartans won their first round game against Fort Zumwalt East tonight 49 - 42. They never lost the lead during the game, keeping command the whole game. “I wasn’t really too worried about us blo...

The Dart

February 20, 2013

Dear The Dart Online staff, I am from the Francis Howell Central news staff, The Central Focus. I have been tasked with checking out another high school website and they gave me yours to look at. I was very impressed by your website. You have a great variety of different blogs including Blogging Boys and ...

Season Swims to an End

Ben Berberich

February 20, 2013

The girls swim and dive team season is officially over with the completion of GAC’s on Feb. 8. The team took many steps forward in their season with every girl on the team that competed dropping time. They used a technique known as tapering that has been used by teams all around the area. It helps th...

Confusion leads to wrong line up

Ben Berberich

January 20, 2013

Tuesday night the team faced Lutheran and Christian high school, along with St. Dominic. In the meet on Tuesday the team received a roster from a sub secretary from Lutheran St. Charles. This roster consisted of eight swimmers from Lutheran and not the other twelve that would be competing from Christian Hi...

Rivalry Rage

Ben Berberich

January 10, 2013

After a tough placement in the Fort Zumwalt tournament the girls are looking to take their A-game to Francis Howell High on Friday. On Saturday the team was expecting to do much better than they were placed. The team placed fifth in the tournament which was a big blow to the girls morale. Coach Jessica Nettles ho...

Girls swimming impresses

Ben Berberich

December 18, 2012

The past week the girls swim and dive team has been to two different meets. The first meet was a tri-meet against Timberland and Holt, the second was a relay tournament held by Fort Zumwalt North. In both different meets the girls excelled. Winning in the tri-meet and 7 out of the 10 events the girls to...

Smooth swimming ahead

Ben Berberich

December 9, 2012

The moment that the Spartan swim and dive team has been anticipating has finally come and gone. The first meet of the year. On Dec. 5, Francis Howell Central went head to head against defending GAC champions, Fort Zumwalt West. Last time these two teams met, the spartans didn’t fare too well l...

Ready to Dive in

Ben Berberich

November 20, 2012

The smell of chlorine is now entering the houses of many members of the girls swim and dive team. With the first practice of the season starting off on Monday, Sept. 12, the team is looking forward to the start of the season. The arrival of 32 swimmers and four divers is giving the team a good outlook on...

Girls end year with almost 500 record

Ben Berberich

October 17, 2012

With the season ending for the Spartan softball team, they have shown the school that they are a force to reckon with. The team ended with a record of 13-15, and made it through the first round in the district tournament. They played their final regular season game against Fort Zumwalt East and picke...

Swinging to sectionals

Ben Berberich

October 3, 2012

Two Spartans have made their way into the sectionals tournament for girls golf this year, Caitlyn Eddy and Mackenzie McDowell both sophomores at Francis Howell Central. The district tournament played on a cool, windy day at the Links of Dardenne golf course. With the pressure on and the weather putt...

Tiny Little Woes

Ben Berberich

October 2, 2012

Hit pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen singer of one of the most ear-catchy songs of the year “Call Me Maybe” has released her first U.S. album: “Kiss.” This, being her first album to come out in the United States, looks to reach the same heights as her hit single that spent nine weeks on the top of...

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