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Get rowdy and help a Spartan

FHCtoday.com Staff

October 23, 2012

FHC has been known for rallying together when one of our fellow spartans is in need - from supporting the Vinnedge family to helping out the Neukirch family. Now there’s a senior who needs support. Amanda Pelletier has been going through extensive medical treatments to try to cure a cyst located on...

Students lack desire to read, write for pleasure

November 30, 2010

November is here; to the average person, that might mean Turkey Day preparations, post-Halloween sugar rushes, and other holiday-related activities. But for more than 100,000 people all across the globe, it means the beginning of one of the world’s finest literary endeavors: NaNoWriMo. This huge nu...

Website, staff receive national recognition

FHCtoday.com Staff

November 16, 2010

On Saturday, November 13, the National Scholastic Press Association ranked FHCtoday.com fifth out of hundreds of online student journalism publications nationwide in its Best of Show. Staff members also competed in write-off competitions at the convention. Senior Executive Editors Cory Schmitt and Ted N...

International Club celebrates Day of the Dead

FHCtoday.com Staff

November 3, 2010

Yesterday, Spanish teacher Mrs. Katie Lozano hosted a Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration. Dia De Los Muertos, celebrated in Latin American countries such as Mexico, is a holiday where the dead are honored and recognized. It is a very traditional part of Hispanic culture. It took place in Mr...

Cheerleaders prepare for Homecoming

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 28, 2010

After wrapping up all summer practices, the varsity cheerleaders are finally ready and eager to perform at the annual white out game on Friday, Sept. 24 against the Timberland Wolves. The cheerleaders have been prepping for the much anticipated game and performance for several weeks now, working h...

Chem club stirs things up

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 28, 2010

Plans are in motion for the inauguration of this year’s chemistry club. The club sponsor, Mr. John Kozlowski, plans to have the club’s first meeting early second quarter, although he does not yet know an exact date; anyone interested in joining should meet in room 219 to speak with him. Chemistr...

JV team looks to full big shoes

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 23, 2010

The JV girls volleyball team looks to come back and top a tremendous one-loss season from last year. They realize this will not be easy, but they are certainly ready for the challenge, according to Coach Mark McAfee. The JV team is designed to develop upcoming talent into varsity players. Coach McA...

Arete pillar forms due Oct. 1

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 23, 2010

Arete is sponsoring a fall breakfast on Nov. 4 for students who show achievement in one or more of the four core pillars of Arete: academic, athletic, extra-curricular and citizenship. In order to participate in all of the festivities, students only need to fill out one form for the entire year, wh...

Art Club looks to win again

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 21, 2010

The Art Club’s room is cluttered with chicken wire covered in tissue paper the color of blue and silver. What they are building isn’t yet complete, but after a few after school sessions, it will be. It is that time of year again: Homecoming. That means building the Homecoming float for many club...

New club helps acclimate new students

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 21, 2010

The Spartaneers are a group of new students that meet a couple times a month as they try to get used to the environment at their new school and make new friends. The librarian, Mrs. Joan Rigby, is the sponsor of this club. The members of the Spartaneers, all 55 of them, meet in the library. The only ...

TOMS creates rewarding opportunity

March 5, 2010

I have always had compassion for people who are less fortunate, and I’ve always wanted to help out and do something, but I never knew how. Raising money is, of course, always a good option, but I wanted to do more. I first heard about TOMS Shoes when I was in ninth grade. My youth pastor, Freddy, t...

Board of Education approves new superintendent

FHCtoday.com Staff

February 13, 2010

Offical Press Release of Francis Howell School District St. Charles, Mo. – Feb. 12, 2010 – The Francis Howell School District Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Dr. Pam Sloan as superintendent of the district beginning July 1, 2010.  The Board will vote to approve Dr. Sloan’s three...

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