Dr. Arnel on the start of the year

Students walk the halls with masks on as everyone adjusts to the new reality at Central.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2020

Dr. Arnel answers a few questions about the start of the school year and the obvious differences that are impacting our students, staff, and overall learning environment. While reflecting on the first week or two of the year, he pushes emphasis on the importance of two options; in-person and virtual....

Faith Jacoby

Faith Jacoby

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

It’s been a little rough. Extremely weird and a little rough. I have been trying my best to look at the bright side of things, but it’s still rough. I’ve gotten closer with my neighbors; one is my age and the other is five. We drew pictures on the driveway with chalk. I hope life is normal again soo...

Singing Under Quarantine

Senior Rita Schien sings  as she takes part in a virtual choir. Groups like @choirthings on Instagram have provided an outlet for students who have found their in-school choirs essentially shut down.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Extracurricular activities often provide a safe place for many students that supply students with an inclusive environment and a family they can turn to. With the coronavirus outbreak and the sudden closings of schools, it’s hard for students to interact with one another, especially activity groups. But...

Update: Corona’s Impact on Easter

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

Easter Sunday 2020 is one unlike the world has seen in a while. With most facilities already closed, churches are fighting to stay open and hold their annual Easter service. According to USA Today, pews at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Tallahassee, Florida are full of photos of church-goers that ...

Prop for Progress

The softball field would be one of many improvements to FHC with the ratification of Prop S.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2020

Proposition S is a $244 million bond that was voted unanimously to be placed on the ballot on April 7, 2020. This Proposition would allow the district to borrow money now and in the future to address pressing facility needs at not only FHC, but all other Francis Howell schools. Prop S would pay for t...

Analyzing the Errors of Our Ancestors

The Founding Fathers on Mount Rushmore.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

  Patriotic Americans tend to put our founding fathers on some type of pedestal. We view the men that brought our nation to life as demigods sent from heaven. From a young age, we are taught that the ‘good guys’ in history (the history we are made aware of, that is) could do no wrong- tha...

Don’t You Forget About the 80’s

The iconic photo of The Breakfast Club is recreated by staff members.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

In a world of ever-growing problems with absolutely no possible resolutions whatsoever, the only logical solution is to watch and learn from the decade that provided the most amazing movies to ever grace the big screens; the 80’s.  The 80’s undoubtedly produced the most amazing movies with les...

Orators With An Objective

Natalie Walsh works diligently and prepares for upcoming Speech and Debate competitions.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

Speech and Debate is an organization at FHC that most students have a general understanding. The team consists of freshman through senior students that practice and compete together at different levels.  “Speech and debate is an activity much like a sport offered to high schoolers,” President ...

The Power of Giving

Science shows that giving and receiving creates positive feelings in the brain. Positive effects are both physical and mental.

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

December 23, 2019

The little boy’s eyes light up with pure joy as his older sister hands him his gift. What he doesn’t realize is how happy she is seeing his smile as he shakes the box frantically. What he will never see is her smile matching his as she picks the toy out and carefully wrapping it with as much joy as...

Hectic homecoming weekend

FHC Spartan Regiment marches in the annual homecoming parade.

Faith Jacoby, Staff reporter

October 2, 2019

Thursday, Sept. 26 to Saturday, Sept. 29 was an extremely busy weekend, for not only the student body, but the marching band. While everyone was finalizing their football game outfits and arranging parties after homecoming, the band was hard at work perfecting their show for the several performances ov...

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