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Put to the test: the accuracy of ACT scores as a measure of intelligence

Put to the test: the accuracy of ACT scores as a measure of intelligence

Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter May 1, 2014

Twenty-one. Based on the context in which it is placed, this number can have a variety of meanings. 21 is the name of a popular card game. 21 is the legal drinking age for adults in the United States....

Seniors prepare for final festivities before graduation

With just a few months left until graduation, multiple events, including a spirit week and an awards ceremony, have been planned for seniors to partake in.
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter April 25, 2014

In less than two months, on the morning of June 7, the class of 2014 will walk across the stage at graduation and receive their high school diplomas. With the date of this occasion quickly approaching,...

Block scheduling set to provide more time, less stress

Block scheduling set to provide more time, less stress

With block scheduling in place for the next three weeks, students will be given extra time to work on projects and assignments during extended class periods
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter April 9, 2014

The approaching EOCs not only signal upcoming testing, but also a time when schedules will be temporarily changing. Due to EOC testing, the next three weeks of April will consist of block scheduling. Instead...

Senior Erica Swanson, one of the two students nominated by FHC, was chosen to be a part of the 2014 MO Scholars 100. She will be recognized for her achievements at an honorary luncheon in Columbia next month.

Seniors honored as MO Scholars

Melissa Albers and Erica Swanson are nominated by FHC to be recognized as part of the Missouri Scholars 100 program
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter March 26, 2014

Every year, MO Scholars 100, a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP), invites schools across Missouri to nominate two candidates for statewide recognition....

Senior earns STEM recognition

Senior earns STEM recognition

Shashank Nedungadi is honored for his ongoing achievements in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter March 5, 2014

Every year, STEM recognizes a single student from each area high school to honor for his or her accomplishments in science, technology, engineering and math. Senior Shashank Nedungadi was the student...

Discussing our differences

Wednesday's extended second hour was dedicated to examining the importance of diversity in our school and community
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter February 12, 2014

Although today was not an early release, the day’s schedule was still a bit different than usual.  Second hour was extended by nearly forty minutes to accommodate a discussion with students about diversity....

A celebration of the arts

National Art Honor Society to host community Fine Arts Festival at FHC on Jan. 31
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter January 30, 2014

Every winter, students receive the opportunity to showcase their artistic talent at the annual Fine Arts Festival. This year, the event, sponsored by the National Art Honor Society, is set to take place...

New conference schedule promotes early involvement

Second semester conferences are scheduled to be held a month apart rather than on consecutive nights to increase parent participation.
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter January 29, 2014

While it may seem as if it has only been a matter of days since school resumed session, preparations for second semester parent-teacher conferences are already underway. This semester, conferences are...

Extended winter break impacts semester plans

Multiple snow days result in lost class time and a shortened spring break.
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter January 15, 2014

On what was supposed to be the last day of winter break, most FHSD students went to bed knowing that they would not have to wake up to the sound of their alarms at 6 a.m. the following morning. With multiple...

District receives AP recognition

District receives AP recognition

FHSD is placed on the College Board’s District Honor Roll for the first time.
Simran Kooner, Staff Reporter November 26, 2013

Every year, the College Board selects a number of school districts from across the United States and Canada to recognize with placement on the AP District Honor Roll. The annual award honors schools that...

Hunger-free holiday

Simran Kooner November 13, 2013

For the last 23 years, the 11th Circuit Court of Missouri has hosted the "No Hunger Holiday" campaign in order to help provide Thanksgiving meals to less fortunate families around the St. Charles community....

Dare to be drug-free

Simran Kooner October 30, 2013

Every year, schools across the country take part in National Red Ribbon Week in hopes of relaying to students the importance of remaining drug-free. By hosting motivational speakers and sharing inspirational...

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