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Bad weather forces field day inside

May 26, 2010

Friday, May 14 was the last Arete event of the 2009-2010 school year, the spring field day. It was a gift to the students to celebrate the end of a school year. Over 450 students met the requirements and attended this special event. The activities at the field day included three inflatables (obstacle...

Preparations made for spring pep assembly

May 4, 2010

As this year draws to an end, only one pep assembly remains to finish off the school year.  Pep club and its sponsor Mr. Nick Beckmann are organizing this spring's pep assembly. "This pep assembly is mainly about endings and recognitions. It will be the seniors' and Mr. Kasper's last one before th...

Students react to passed health care bill

Jesse Patch

April 1, 2010

On Sunday, March 21, history was made when health care reform was passed in the House of Representatives. Many students at Francis Howell Central celebrate this bill and all it means for them. "This is something this country has neeeded for too long," said senior Emily Vivio. "It's going to help so many peopl...

Toyota recalls faulty car models

Jesse Patch

February 22, 2010

Toyota Motor Corp. issued its second car recall on Jan. 21 of this year after already recalling 4.3 million vehicles late last year. The first recall is for "Floor Mat Entrapment," an issue where there is "the potential for an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat to interfere with the accel...

Band program to add new ensembles

Jesse Patch

January 25, 2010

There are three new after-school groups starting February 4, 2010 to Francis Howell Central, and they are the Woodwind Choir, the Brass Choir and the Percussion Ensemble. "We started these ensembles in order to add to the music program overall and for students to receive more individual attention on their ...

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