FHC responds to lockdown

Claire Richardson

August 14, 2013

Four days into the new school year, with new students still adjusting to life at FHC, Principal Sonny Arnel came onto the loudspeaker at 10:08 a.m. and announced a lockdown. In the seconds afterward, senior Brendan Sullivan, and students like him, reacted to the news with urgency. “I just did wh...

Mr. Beckmann

Claire Richardson

May 6, 2013

“Question authority.” Not many adults in my life, nonetheless teachers, would ever utter these words to an unpredictable teenager. When I was transferred into this teacher’s class on the fourth day of school, and was immediately tagged “new girl,” I could tell this class would be different...

Mr. FHC falls through

Claire Richardson

March 5, 2013

Followers of STUCO’s Twitter account (@FHCStuCo) may have seen it last night: Mr. FHC has been cancelled. This is disappointing for students looking forward to the guys only beauty pageant, which would have been held this Friday night, and also frustrating for STUCO sponsor Vicki Pohlman. “The guys seemed really interes...


February 22, 2013

Scituation Staff, Hi, my name is Claire Richardson, and I’m a staff reporter with Central Focus newspaper in St. Charles, Missouri. After checking out your website, I was very impressed with the variety and quality of your publication’s work. One of the first stories I came upon was “Tracking ...

Spirit Week celebrates diversity

Claire Richardson

February 19, 2013

‘Twas the week before Winter Formal and all through FHC, students celebrate ... diversity? Typically before a big dance, such as Homecoming, STUCO plans and promotes a spirit week, but for Winter Homecoming, the club changed the week as a way to celebrate more than just school spirit, as junior me...

Gangnam goes global

Claire Richardson

January 31, 2013

It can be heard on radios around the world. Some love it and some hate it. While “Gangnam Style” is arguably one of the most catchy songs in a while, most people, like junior Taylor Stone, have no idea what it says. “I think that it’s ignorant for a song that no one even knows [the meaning of...

Dancing for a Cause

Claire Richardson

January 22, 2013

The return of the Winter Formal is important to the student body, and STUCO aims to make it count in the community as well. The dance will be called “Wishes in Wonderland”, and according to chair Sean Earl, the theme is more than just a catchy title. “Winter formal isn’t just about dancing...

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