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Brian Cissell

Matthew Lundberg

May 8, 2012

There comes a point in each high schoolers’ career when they find a true role model in their school. They find a person who lives the ideals that they preach and is the epitome of a gentleman. This individual, my government teacher and basketball coach, has taught me more life lessons through his le...

Act of valor

May 3, 2012

Night falls over a compound in Abbottabad Pakistan; the compound in which Osama bin Laden resides. It’s a peaceful night in Pakistan that will soon be disrupted by the most elite of the Navy SEALs. At an airbase in Afghanistan, SEAL team VI is briefing for a mission that could change the course of...

Act of valor

May 3, 2012

Night falls over a compound in Abbottabad Pakistan; the compound in which Osama bin Laden resides. It’s a peaceful night in Pakistan that will soon be disrupted by the most elite of the Navy SEALs. At an airbase in Afghanistan, SEAL team VI is briefing for a mission that could change the course of...

Students broaden horizons in Europe

Matthew Lundberg

March 30, 2012

Over spring break, students in foreign language classes had an opportunity to travel to Spain or France with their teachers. This offered the students a chance to experience another culture and to broaden their horizons, according to senior french student Caitlin Geringer. “This trip makes you more open t...

Record finish re-energizes school

Matthew Lundberg

March 8, 2012

The winter season was a record setter for the girls’ basketball team. The team won the district by beating Howell North for the third time, which any athlete knows is a difficult task. From this spot the team moved on to the sweet sixteen at Maryville where the defeated Hazlewood Central to move on...

Faulty reasoning leads to unnecessary protests

February 15, 2012

We all know that Westboro Baptist Church planned protests at two area schools on Monday, Feb. 6 (Fort Zumwalt East and Clayton High) to protest their usual thing, gays. It seems to me that, not only do these people need to find real jobs, they need to find new things to protest and allow people to be...

Ultimate Spartans receive awards

Matthew Lundberg

February 6, 2012

Wednesday, Feb. 1, before the start of the basketball game, Activities Director Scott Harris took the court with some cheerleaders to present the Ultimate Spartan Award to fall athletes who obtained the highest GPA on their team. “We value high academic achievement here at FHC and these young ath...

Junior Mallory Dillon boosts Spartans to district win

Matthew Lundberg

October 25, 2011

The Howell Central girls volleyball team kicked off the district tournament against Zumwalt North at 7p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. The game started off, and FZN took an early lead. This lead of 17-12, eventually caused coach Mark McAfee to call a timeout. The timeout seemed to help steady the Spartans as the...

Girls volleyball off to strong start

Matthew Lundberg

September 14, 2011

The girls volleyball team is off to a strong start and is proving many critics wrong, according to senior Kayla Allsman. “Many people don't think that we can do anything this year,” Allsman said. “We have proved them wrong especially with taking first at the St. Charles West tournament this weeke...

Coach Harris preps for a busy weekend of tournaments, games

Matthew Lundberg

September 9, 2011

This weekend is a busy weekend according to Activities Director Scott Harris. “We are hosting two tournaments this weekend,” Coach Harris said. “One for varsity soccer and the other for girls volleyball.” These two tournaments will bring teams from around the area to FHC to compete. While...

Fall season starts up

Matthew Lundberg

August 25, 2011

This week kicks off the start of the 2011 high school season for fall sports. Activities Director Scott Harris has a full schedule balancing the start of the school year and preparing for the upcoming season. “We are excited for the start of the season, but traditionally, this is the busiest time of t...

Senior volleyball players look to enjoy last season

Matthew Lundberg

August 25, 2011

Monday, Aug. 29 signals the start of the 2011 girls volleyball season. The girls team enters this season with five seniors: Caitlin Geringer, Lyndsie Vogel, Bridget Laughlin, Sydney Miller and Kayla Allsman. “My personal goal is to enjoy my last season of high school volleyball because I know th...

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