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Goodbye Ms. Moll

Theater director, Ms. Michelle Moll, decides to leave FHC to pursue her dreams.
Erica Swanson, Staff reporter May 27, 2014

Next year FHC will be losing the person behind the scenes coordinating all of the FHC Spotlight Players’ plays. Driven by her love for theater, Ms. Michelle Moll has decided to leave FHC in hopes of...

Uncertain future for Normandy affects everyone

Erica Swanson comments on how Normandy transfers have become an integral part of FHC family.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter May 23, 2014

When the news came last summer that FHSD would be receiving new students from a failing district, many were skeptical. People were scared. They were scared for the future of our district, concerned for...

Farewell Dr. Gang

Guidance counselor Dr. Gang announced her retirement this year.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter May 23, 2014

After serving Francis Howell School District for 19 years, guidance counselor Dr. Joyce Gang announced her retirement this year. Although now a guidance counselor, Dr. Gang originally started as an...

Predicting mother nature

Predicting mother nature

Long term forecasting helps to reveal what kind of weather people need to prepare for in the future.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter May 1, 2014

With eight snow days and counting, FHSD and the the St. Louis community have been faced with several winter storms so far this year. To students, the snow days came as a delightful surprise, yet to some...

Preparing for success

Students and teachers prepare for Advanced Placement tests.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter April 29, 2014

Advanced Placement (AP) tests are fast approaching with the first tests, Chemistry and Psychology, being next Monday. To help students prepare for these high stakes tests, many teachers offer after school...

Searching for the means

With the price of colleges on the rise, students look for outside scholarships to help fund their education.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter April 15, 2014

The College Board reports that the average cost for a “moderate” college budget for the 2013-2014 academic year was $22,826 in-state public college, and the number is even higher for private colleges--...

Finding the perfect fit

Seniors reflect on the criteria they used to pick the colleges they would apply to.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter April 1, 2014

With nearly two months until graduation and exactly one month until the universal acceptance date, May 1st, most colleges have made their decisions regarding admittance. But what brought the college acceptance...

An unrealistic anatomy

An unrealistic anatomy

Erica Swanson reviews Daria Snadowsky’s Anatomy of a Single Girl.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

Almost the opposite of what the title suggests, most of the book is an unrealistic, moochy story of an insecure college freshman who cannot think of or live life without a boy on her side. More than six...

AP tests provide substantial benefits

With AP tests already underway, interested students need to turn in registration as soon as possible.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter March 11, 2014

Awaiting students in May is the chance to use those sharpened number two pencils, sit for a test and earn some college credit. Advanced Placement (AP) tests are an exam given by the College Board and recognized...

Rallying for Team USA

Students at FHC follow the Winter Olympics with high hopes for Team USA.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter February 20, 2014

As Team USA continues to make their run in Sochi, currently leading with 23 medals, many fans at FHC are rallying for the various events. Some are inspired by athletes in their sport, while others are...

Field trip for the future

Guidance department hopes to expose students to the importance of college visits by taking students to see different campuses.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter February 18, 2014

As part of the college selection process, students are encouraged to visit colleges and universities they are interested in to get a feel of what that particular institute is like. However, many students...

Free ACT offered to juniors

FHSD will provide funding for all juniors to take ACT in April.
Erica Swanson, Staff Reporter February 4, 2014

Last Wednesday, juniors were taken into the auditorium for information regarding the ACT. They were met with the news that this year the Francis Howell School District would be paying for all the juniors...

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