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My favorite photo

My favorite photo

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 18, 2019

This photo is by far my favorite photo of this year because of the expression and color of the photo. Knowing the play that the actors were performing, I knew when and where the actors would be on stage at certain scenes, and I knew this was a shot I wanted to get. Kaylee Wright, the student the photo...

Unscripted performance

Each game in improv allows for the actors and actresses to better their reaction time and on-the-spot thinking. Many games end up shouts and laughter as the actors on stage  cannot hold back their laughter. Not only is improv entertaining for the audience, but for the fellow actors and actresses as well.

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 3, 2019

Abundant laughter spilled from the mouths of audience members as the actors and actresses of Improv Central ran around on stage, rubber chicken squeaking in the chaos. On Nov. 22, Improv Central presented their first ever fall show called Friday Night Live. Unlike most pieces that grace a theater sta...

Before the performance

The intricacies of the show can be seen through the technical elements that the actors use. These props make the show much more physical and real as they add to the illusion of a real event.

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

November 8, 2019

On a stage filled with tension and argument, the actors of 12 Angry Jurors performed for their first ever dress rehearsal on Nov. 4. Dress rehearsals are vital for ensuring that the show can be performed with timeliness and accuracy. For many actors, this is their last chance to fix or adjust anythin...

Finding character

Vice president Josiah Haan laughs along to a funny joke during an improv game. Improv is a place to try new things, and helping others learn to be comfortable with improv is part of the responsibility of an officer.

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

October 29, 2019

Improv Central kicked off its season strong with 30 or so regular participants, and the meeting Oct. 23 was no different. Split into three groups due to the size, Improv Central officers Isaiah Henry, Josiah Haan, and Taylor Krieg lead the group into a series of games. Improv is a club based upon having ...

Loss at a close meet

Despite the loss on Oct. 17, the team still showed tremendous strength by maintaining an impressive score despite low attendance rate.

Faith Carter and Andrew Houmes, Staff photographers

October 25, 2019

Arriving at the pool late at night to compete against Fort Zumwalt South, the Francis Howell Central boys swim team warmed up for a tense competition. Facing the handicap of fall break, the Francis Howell Central team competed with only two varsity team members at the Oct. 17 evening event. Despite ...

Reflecting on a better tomorrow

An on-field injury tests senior Kyle Roland's will to continue on.

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

September 20, 2019

The neon t-shirts worn by the student section reflected the fluorescent stadium lights of the football field. The tremendous roar that followed each firstdown and advancement by Francis Howell Central’s varsity football team rivaled that of the opponent’s. Despite the high spirits and determinat...

Swinging to victory

As the field got darker, the varsity softball team fought their way to success as they gained the lead a few innings in. Their efforts resulted in the flyaway victory of the game.

Faith Carter, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2019

The sun was already setting when the varsity softball game between Francis Howell Central and Francis Howell High began. On Sept. 5, varsity softball faced off against Francis Howell High School’s equivalent varsity softball team and emerged victorious 13-2 against Howell. The event took place at Maryvil...

My Favorite Photo: Faith Carter

My Favorite Photo: Faith Carter

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 23, 2018

While shooting basketball, I had to use the larger lens to freeze the quick-moving action of basketball. It proved to be a difficult task to follow the girls as they ran from on side of the court to the other side of the court. I just happened to get this shot by shooting near by the hoop and waiting fo...

Tough beginnings

Tough beginnings

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 18, 2018

The great glass windows surrounding the pool in the Rec-plex were dark as the sun had set long before when the match against Francis Howell North began. On Dec. 12, Francis Howell Central girls swim and dive took a loss of 99-87 against Francis Howell North, marking the beginning of their competition ...

Two-time victory

Two-time victory

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

December 14, 2018

  With the nerves running high, Francis Howell Central varsity girls basketball faced off against Parkway Central on Dec. 7. The two teams battled it out on the court with tension growing with every play. In the end, Francis Howell Central emerged victorious 48-14 against Parkway Central...

City of 6,000 kids

City of 6,000 kids

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

November 10, 2018

  In a city normally occupied with millions of people, a meager 6,000+ of its temporary inhabitants were students attending the national journalism conference held from Nov. 1-4. The conference, held in Chicago, allowed students to take classes focused on different types of journalism. At t...

Paving the way to GACs

Paving the way to GACs

Faith Carter, Staff Photographer

October 29, 2018

  It was around 5 P.M. when the winner of the swim meet on Oct. 24 was announced. Francis Howell Central emerged victorious against Fort Zumwalt West as the last event broke the tie between the two schools. This success will propel them into the upcoming GACs where the hopes are high for a...

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