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A very young girl reads the dictionary. SEGA students cover more curriculum in less time, isolating them from their peers.

They’re Smart, They’ll Be Fine

Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

There’s no doubt that the education system is imperfect: providing for the individual needs of thousands of children is simply not possible. That’s why the system includes solutions for children who...

Some players from the team standing together proudly, wearing their medals.

All Racked Up

Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter May 28, 2021

This season has drawn to a close for the boys tennis team. After not having played the 2020 season, the team started off with some difficulty, but managed to overcome and even send two players to state....

Junior Drew Black preparing to hit the ball at a practice.

Tennis Players Go to State

Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Though the boys tennis season is over for most of the team, junior Drew Black and sophomore Konnor Eslinger will be going to state doubles next week. Black points out the loss of last year's season...

Posting Positivity

Posting Positivity

Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

Since March of 2020, an Instagram account known as FHC Student Community (@fhc_student_community) has been spreading positivity online. The account, run by an FHC student, accepts and anonymously...

The team huddles together to discuss strategy to keep the game alive.

A Season to Remember

Anna Baranowski and Sydney Tran March 9, 2021

The boys basketball team lost 62-40 against Francis Howell on Wednesday, March 3, marking the end of their season with a record of 12-12. Senior Myles Estrada believes the team had a very strong, memorable...

Senior Tevin Tipton about to shoot during the Dec. 18 game against Howell High. The Spartans lost this game 50-48.

Until the Buzzer Goes Off

Anna Baranowski and Sydney Tran December 22, 2020

On Friday, Dec. 18, the boys basketball team sadly lost their game against rival team Francis Howell High School. Although the boys played hard and consistently, Howell won by a slim lead due to a buzzer...

A poll worker puts a mail-in ballot into a collection box. In the 2020 election, voting by mail is an option for all eligible voters.

Mail-In Madness

Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter November 11, 2020

This year, almost everything has been different, and voting will be no exception. While voting by mail has existed in past elections, the 2020 election will have an unprecedentedly large amount of ballots...

Junior Josiah Gould dribbles before scoring a goal at a previous game. Gould achieved a hat trick at the Oct. 13 game.

Boys Soccer Looking to Finish Strong This Season

Anna Baranowski and Sydney Tran October 16, 2020

After a 7-1 win against Holt on Oct. 13 during the conference, the boys varsity soccer team is focused on keeping the ball rolling toward a good chance at districts. Working hard during conferences will...

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