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Claudia Poenicke giving the penny to Riley Henderson to sub her out of the game.


Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer April 19, 2023

The girls soccer season is off to a fantastic start already. On Monday April 3rd, the varsity team played against Wentzville Holt high school. The girls won with a finishing score of 4-2. Junior, Claudia...

Moving On

Caroline Tarleton and Magi Temelkova March 17, 2023

  The Varsity girls basketball team made it to districts and their first game was on March 2 against Liberty High School. Bri Mason talks about how it felt as a senior to play during districts,...

Morgan Davis attempting to pass while being blocked by the opposing team.

Get Rowdy

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer January 24, 2023

  The Varsity girls basketball team won 43 to 38 against St. Dominic on¬†January 12. 2023.¬†The team kept the lead early on and kept with it for the rest of the game. The girls team appreciates...

One of the girls swimming her butterfly.

Dive Right In

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer January 12, 2023

    The girls swim and dive team had a tri-meet on Tuesday, January 10th against Francis Howell High and Francis Howell North. The meet meant that only two members of the team could...

Sophomore Eric Brock picking up a Liberty wrestler.

Fight Your Way Up

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer January 6, 2023

The C team and the Junior Varsity boys faced off in a tri-tournament against Francis Howell High and Liberty High School. The boys had to wrestle both the Liberty and the Howell High teams back to...

Xavier Session gazes at the artful architecture of the building.

A Trip to the Basilica

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer December 9, 2022

AP Art History students took a field trip to the Saint Louis Basilica on November 17th. The group left shortly after the start of second hour that day and went on a guided tour around the Basilica...

Person admires one of the items for sale.

Crafting a Good Time

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer November 7, 2022

With life returning back to normal after Covid-19, so does Francis Howell Central's annual craft fair. Busy and excited, the halls, large gym and cafeteria is full of craft vendors and community members...

Club member scoops out the hot chocolate mix.

Hot Taste

Caroline Tarleton and Raina Straughter November 7, 2022

    Something sweeter is in the air Friday mornings at FHC. Starting up in the fall going through the winter seasons, club members of Epsilon Beta volunteer to serve varieties of hot...

Junior Tony Valera plays the guitar.

Practice Makes Perfect

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer September 21, 2022

    Similar to every other Tuesday, the percussionists of the Spartan Regiment held their rehearsal on Sept. 13th. The group continues to push forward after winning first place overall...

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