Mr. Hornbuckle

Kellie Grezinger

May 7, 2013

There are numerous teachers who have had a major impact on me during my time here at FHC. Looking back through these three years, however, there is one very distinct and special teacher who stands out from the already incredible mix. This teacher challenged me to look deeper into myself and start to ...

Oscar ups and downs

February 27, 2013

All day on Monday it seemed I couldn’t go anywhere without hearing something in relation to Hollywood’s biggest night of the year: The Academy Awards Ceremony. As an actor, the awards are sort of like my Super Bowl. This year’s theme was Music in Movies and was hosted by Family Guy’s Seth Ma...

El Toro

February 21, 2013

El Toro news staff, Hey there! My name is Kellie Grezinger, I am a staff reporter at Francis Howell Central High School’s paper, Central Focus. I was quite impressed by reading through a few articles on The El Toro website. It seems as though they have a perfect mixture of fact and opinion thro...

Following your own compass

February 20, 2013

Let me begin by getting this straight: four year universities are fantastic, and I have nothing but respect for the people around me who are going down that path. However, I feel the need to shine a light on the dark corner of the fact that they are not the right choice for every single person, despite wh...

NCADA fights drug abuse

Kellie Grezinger

November 15, 2012

Last Wednesday, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse met at Francis Howell North to discuss the serious problems plaguing the country and, more specifically, Saint Charles County. At first, the meeting began with a very typical reading off of some frightening facts: this year alone there ha...

Central Focus recieves prestigious awards

Kellie Grezinger

October 25, 2012

Clubs in the school are constantly competing for different awards. Normally, the Central Focus is the one informing everyone of other clubs’ achievements. However, the Central Focus itself is also amongst one of the higher achieving groups in the school. Last year’s staff won the highest overall a...

GSA: Knocking out ignorance

September 14, 2012

A club like the Gay Straight Alliance is one that seems to struggle to make its impact in a high-school setting, but is inching closer to its goals slowly but surely. Sponsor, Nick Beckmann, is looking forward to seeing the club continue to grow. Upon asking him why he decided to sponsor the club he...

GSA: Revamped

August 30, 2012

Everyone wants to make a difference in life. Seldom does one get the chance to truly do that in a high-school environment though. However, the Gay Straight Alliance focuses on bettering the relationships between people of all sexual preferences, and creating a peaceful and accepting environment at sc...

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