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Kana Chung

Kana Chung

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

May 21, 2020

Having nothing but time on our hands is a foreign concept to our family. We used this newfound freedom to take to the garden that hadn’t been tended to in far too long. We hadn’t spent that kind of quality time together in a while, especially outdoors. A lot of the things that caught our eyes wer...

Calli Morris

Calli Morris

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

Calli Morris graduated from FHC in 2012, and went on to get her undergraduate degree in chemistry at University of South Carolina. She is now in her last year of medical school at University of Missouri School of Medicine to obtain her MD. However, she is unable to work in hospitals due to a shortage...

Erica Swanson

Erica Swanson

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

Erica Swanson graduated from FHC in 2014, and now attends University of Missouri-Kansas City, majoring in Chemistry/ MD. Although she is in her last year of medical school, she is still a student, and therefore is not allowed to work in hospitals at this time. However, Swanson knows that this decision is be...

Alumni Aid

After graduating from FHC, several students choose to pursue a career in the medical field. One way these alumni are helping their community is by donating personal protective equipment to hospitals.

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

May 8, 2020

Health care professionals are heroes to people every single day. However, the world has now come to need them even more. The sacrifices they make every day to aid the sick are crucial to the global effort of decreasing the death toll of COVID-19.  Those who have started a career are helping ...

Making the Cut

Seniors Kierigan McEvoy and Jay Viola, along with sophomore Jordyn Bailey, practice for girls soccer, one of the 22 MSHSAA sponsored sports offered at FHC. This is one of the 15 sports that make cuts to their programs: that's roughly 68.2 percent of them.

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

April 8, 2020

It’s the first day of tryouts. Mackenzie Jones has been playing soccer since kindergarten, and is now in her senior year of high school. The cold March air is familiar, and so are the nerves. She has trained for countless hours, played countless games, and even overcome injuries. Nevertheless, at t...

Dakota Dunman

Dakota Dunman

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

The choir and band programs were also supposed to have state competitions Sophomore and Bass vocalist Dakota Dunman recounts how everyone in choir was affected by the cancellation in a different way. Freshmen and seniors were hit particularly hard. “This affects my choir as a whole for a lot of re...

E’rmoni Redden

E'rmoni Redden

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

For DECA, the state conference and nationals, which a select number of members had qualified for, were cancelled. Vice president E’rmoni Redden was disappointed to see the hard work that the members have put in go to waste. “When I first received news of the competition being canceled I felt upset for my friend...

Sadie Carter

Sadie Carter

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

HOSA was scheduled to have a state competition at Missouri University of Science and Technology, but the event was moved online as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Senior and secretary of the HOSA chapter Sadie Carter explains how much this change has impacted the club as a whole. “...

Shelby Williams

Shelby Williams

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

Lacrosse is in the same situation as other sports at FHC, in that they are not permitted to practice in groups or compete in games or tournaments. Sophomore player Shelby Williams was devastated by the thought of not being to spend the time with her teammates that she was looking forward to. “W...

Maddie Bennett

Maddie Bennett

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

Maddie Bennett is a senior distance runner on the track team, which is not currently able to meet for practices or compete in meets. Although she was looking forward to her last season on the team, she believes taking the issue seriously is extremely important. Many people are considered immunocompr...

Caitlyn Brown

Caitlyn Brown

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

  Senior varsity goalie for the girls varsity soccer team Caitlyn Brown feels that having her season cut short is taking away from what little time she has left in her soccer career.  “I have put my heart and soul into soccer for the past 16 years. I have given up so much, and made the tough...

Common Ground

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Missouri, MSHSAA has announced that sports cannot practice or compete when school is not in session. Similar precaustions have been taken for many activities at FHC.

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, the Francis Howell School District announced that all of its schools will be closed through April 22, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Although classes are currently scheduled to resume on April 6 at FHC, sports and activities are not are not able to practice during this bre...

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