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A look back for StuCo

Devin Chen, Staff Reporter May 6, 2014

As the year drags to an end, the class of 2014 has a lot to look back on. For Student Council (StuCo) vice president Sean Earl, his time in StuCo has given him a lot to say about the club. When Earl...

The people behind Mr. FHC

Devin Chen, Staff Reporter March 28, 2014

FHC will soon be holding a competition to crown Mr. FHC. More important than the title of Mr. FHC, however, are the people working to bring it to fruition, as well as the candidates on whose talent and...

Senior Zachary Maas winces as a Red Cross nurse holds his IV in place during the StuCo blood drive on Jan. 30. 128 students, mostly juniors and seniors, signed up to donate blood.

StuCo and Red Cross hold blood drive

Devin Chen, Staff Reporter January 29, 2014

Assisted by Student Council (StuCo) members, the Red Cross will be eagerly awaiting to bag and tag gallons of students very own homegrown, organic blood. Hosting the blood drive is practically StuCo tradition....

Special Olympics at Central

Devin Chen, Staff Reporter January 17, 2014

Tomorrow, Student Council (StuCo) will be welcoming roughly 200 local athletes into the FHC gymnasium to host a local basketball tournament for the Special Olympics. StuCo members will play a valuable...

At the finish line

Devin Chen October 31, 2013

For many cross country runners, the district meet held at McNair Park on Oct. 26 marked the end of the season. Representing FHC at McNair were seniors PJ Brown and Jake Plevnic; juniors Zach McKinley,...

Second at Warrenton

Devin Chen October 23, 2013

On Oct. 4th, the varsity boys cross country team competed at Warrenton, taking second in a 5K race. Running varsity were seniors PJ Brown, Bryan Tracy, and juniors Walter Lembeck, Mitch Devening, and Jake...

Chasing down new personal records

Devin Chen September 25, 2013

After an exhausting 5000 meter run, the boys varsity cross country team had senior PJ Brown, as well as juniors Walter Lembeck and Zach McKinley, representing Francis Howell Central. The meet was, according...

Focus on the Central Focus

Devin Chen September 24, 2013

Following an exceptional 2012-13 year, the Central Focus turned up as one of the 10 finalists in the tabloid style newspaper category in the Nation Scholastic Press Association’s 2013 Newspaper Pacemaker...

Out of the gate

Devin Chen September 11, 2013

The boys cross country team’s meet at McNair park is the season’s first 5k, and the results are in. Representing the boys varsity Spartans were seniors P.J. Brown and Corey Blase, juniors Mitchell...

Going the distance

Devin Chen September 4, 2013

As the cross country season kicks it into high gear following their first meet for the year, Coach Matt Van Horn took the time to announce the name of a runner who is deserving of recognition for his years...

FHSD earns an A in new grading system

Devin Chen August 29, 2013

It’s a grade to hang up on the refrigerator; the Francis Howell School District has been given a 96.4 percent on a recent evaluation under the state’s new system of rating But what does it mean?...

Beginning on the right foot

Devin Chen August 27, 2013

With three weeks of training behind them, the boys cross country team is facing its first meet of the season, scheduled at Quail Ridge. “It’s the first meet for the new freshmen, so everyone is...

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