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Girls Wrestling Falls to Holt High School

Girls Wrestling Falls to Holt High School

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

February 7, 2020

As they make their way through their first season, the girls wrestling team takes on Holt High school on Jan 29. Holt showed to be a tough opponent, overcoming the Spartans with a final score of 43-18. "I always strive to fight my hardest in matches for my team snd for myself," Junior Mary Kate Ne...

Pink Out Pride

Pink Out Pride

Amelia Vohsen and Zoe Lentz, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

February 7, 2020

The Francis Howell Central Spartans come together to fight against cancer during the Coaches vs. Cancer - Paint it Pink game on Jan 24. The girls represented FHC well, finishing the game with a score of 61-50 against Holt High School. "When we have a lot of people coming to support us," Junior Gracie Stugart...

My Favorite Photo: Amelia Vohsen

My Favorite Photo: Amelia Vohsen

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

December 25, 2019

Freshman Tanner Jones celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during a challenging game against Fort Zumwalt West. I really like this photo because you can see the emotion on Tanner and Sam's faces. I like you can tell that his team is genuinely excited for him and it shows how close they...

Senior Celebration

Senior Celebration

Amelia Vohsen and Suzie Safi, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

November 4, 2019

As the Varsity boys soccer team heads to districts, the team sets aside time to thank the eight seniors who have helped with the team's success. The seniors include captain Sam Newton along with Allen Butterfield, Brayden Conley, Luke Hantack, Chris Boerding, Connor Schmitz, Carl Swanson, and Connor...

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

November 2, 2019

Leading up to districts, the Varsity boys soccer team suffered a tough loss against FZW on Tuesday, Oct 22. Although the team lost 2-0, they fought hard throughout the game and put up a tough fight. Junior Noah Heath says the team needs to "not talk to the refs to avoid future yellow cards" because...

JV soccer earns first conference victory

Sophomore midfielder Ayden Boss defends for his team. Last week, Boss fought hard to keep the ball from going into the goal in the last minute of the first half of his home game against Troy Buchanan on Sept. 17. “We should be able to grow as a team from this [win], and hopefully carry on the momentum into our next game.”

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer

October 10, 2019

Last week on Sept. 17, the JV soccer team worked together to win its first GAC conference game against Troy Buchanan High School on their home field. The team was able to communicate well together on and off the field, and win their match 4-0. Before this game, the boys had been struggling to get enough goa...

Spotlight Players Create More Than a Play

On September 20 2019, Racheal Vrazel, Kayleigh Wright, Sam Cole and Sammi were laughing because they were trying to speak with a British accent in the auditorium.

Inge Petrie, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

On Sept. 20 2019, The Spotlight Players were rehearsing for their upcoming play in the auditorium in school. Since it was Friday they already had a productive week behind them. So the rehearsal wasn’t that serious. They used that day to try some new things.  “This day was not the best day...

Varsity Football Falls to Challenging Competitor

Sam Newton is hoping that the offense will get closer to the field goal range, so he can play. While he was waiting, he cheered on the team.

Rachel Friese, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

The football team competed against O’Fallon at Francis Howell Central on Sept. 13 for its regular season game. Central lost 26-20, but they are not going to let that ruin their season. “We kind of felt like the scoreboard didn’t reflected how we played,” senior Sam Newton said. “We knew O’Fal...

Early Morning Pep Rally Draws News Attention

Freshman, Aidan Hernandez watches as Senior Sam Newton hurdles the ball into the arms of the FHC coaches. On friday the 13th of september the student of Francis Howell Central gathered in the gymnasium to support their school. Fox 2 news made an appearance at the high schools pep rally,and all the students couldn’t have been more excited.

Abbie Kohler, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

The pep rally that took place on Sept. 13 was a fun-filled energetic event. Students and teachers filled the gymnasium with screams and chants, as Fox News 2 broadcasted the events live. There was a lot of good energy involved, and it wasn’t hard to see the enthusiastic looks on the student’s ...

Annual Choir Picnic Helps Build Relationships

A few students join together to sing along to “Build Me Up Buttercup” at the picnic. Senior Josiah Haan, (pictured left), says “My favorite thing about choir is the people. I have a lot of friends who are super passionate about it.”

Jennifer Lanterman, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

Members of all FHC choirs gathered together on Thursday, Sept. 12 for the annual choir picnic. It was a choir only event, where students brought food for each other to eat and listened to music in the choir room after school. There were students from Chamber, Chorale, Concert, Treble, and Chorus cho...

Tennis team shows teachers appreciation, defeats Troy

In the middle of returning the tennis ball to the other side of the net. You can see the dedication on Natalie Hall’s face. She says: “I thought that the Teacher’s appreciation day was a good experience and a good environment for the match”.

Bojana Kuzmanoska, Staff photographer

October 9, 2019

The girls had a tennis match between our school’s tennis team and Troy Buchanan’s school. The matches were played on tennis courts on Sept. 17. Students had invited some of their teachers to celebrate Teachers Appreciation Day with them.  The weather was really hot but it was nice under the shade where...

Battling through the pain

Battling through the pain

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

October 1, 2019

The FHC boys soccer team faces many different opponents throughout their season. However, on Tuesday, Sept 23, they faced a particularly aggressive team, the FZW Jaguars. Throughout the game, yellow cards were given out and the players endured some minor injuries. The hostile play earned FZW their...

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