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A varsity baseball player waiting for the next play to continue the game.

Baseball in review

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor May 13, 2019

The varsity boys baseball season is almost over. The boys have played teams such as Troy Buchanan, Fort Zumwalt East and South, the Wentzville schools, and all 3 teams in the Parkway School District. The...

The varsity baseball players look on from the dugout.

Their season so far

The varsity boys baseball team has gone through half of their season, and they're ready to finish the season strong.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor April 22, 2019

The varsity boys baseball season is over its halfway mark. The boys have played teams such as Troy Buchanan, Fort Zumwalt East and South, the Wentzville schools, and all 3 teams in the Parkway School District. The...

A look ahead for the season

The varsity baseball team started their season off at the Parkway Round Robin, and are looking forward to a good season.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor April 1, 2019

As March comes to an end and the 4th and final quarter of the year begins, the spring sports teams have begun their seasons. The varsity baseball season began over spring break as they played all of the...

Courtesy of Janelle Klos

Spotlight on: Janelle Klos and Savannah Drnec

Klos and Drnec are two AP Art Studio students whose art is on display in the hallway. They've been hard at work all year creating works of art.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor March 8, 2019

The AP Art Studio students have been hard at work everyday since the beginning of the year creating a multitude of projects. To celebrate all of their effort, two artists are chosen every few weeks to...

Hotchkiss' work on display shows his talent in various art mediums.

Spotlight on: Hotchkiss and Nardi

Students from AP Studio Art are featured on a special display in the art hallway. At the moment Dylan Hotchkiss and Leo Nardi's work is on display.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor March 1, 2019

At the intersection by the graphic design room and upstairs bathrooms, the art department has been featuring different artists’ work. Every few weeks the artists on display change. At the moment, they’re...

Photo provided by: Catherine Analla

Let the show begin

The theatre department begins preparing for their spring production of "Fiddler on the Roof".
February 8, 2019

On the evening of Fri., Feb. 1, the cast list for the FHC Spotlight Players’ spring production of “Fiddler on the Roof” was released. With 13 principal roles and 18 ensemble members, the large cast...

All-State, all success

All-State, all success

Students from our choir and band programs qualified and performed at the Missouri All-State Choir and Band last weekend.
Gaby Buchholz, Copy editor February 1, 2019

This past weekend, students from Francis Howell Central travelled to Osage Beach, Missouri for the Missouri All-State Orchestra and Choir. To make it to this point, these students have been rehearsing...

The theatre kids gather around a phone and touch the plaid pop socket for good luck. Evidently this worked because Troupe 5743 did very well at Thescon this year.

Success at state

The FHC Spotlight Players competed in multiple events at the Missouri State Thespian Conference. They were successful in every competition they participated in.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor January 18, 2019

Every year, the Missouri State Thespians hold the Missouri State Thespian Conference in January. Every two years the location switches; in 2018 it was held in St. Louis, and this year and next year it...

Abigail Tarleton, Austin Crudup, and Laurel Ammond lead the Spartan Bands during the Homecoming parade. Ammond was named to All State Honor Band Dec. 1.

All State honors

Several students auditioned for the All State Honor band and went home with different awards.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor December 14, 2018

Saturday, Dec. 1 was an important day for members of our Spartan Band program. 15 students participated in the All State Honor Band auditions at Hickman High School in Columbia, MO, where they represented...

Junior Anna Carroll's work on display in the art hallway. Carroll and Ms. Switzer picked out which pieces to be on display.

Spotlight on students’ work

Two art students' work got a special display for several of their pieces.
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor December 7, 2018

Near the art hallway upstairs, students’ pieces from all of the art classes are on display. Work from Intro to Art, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and more hang on the walls or sit in glass cases. Recently,...

Finding a new path

Finding a new path

Learning to live with loss in high school
Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor December 6, 2018

On Nov. 15, 2017, senior Mackenzie Daiber expected her Seminar to be like any other before it. She was getting coffee from a teacher’s room, and chatting with friends. But she was called down the office,...

The staggering push for AP

The staggering push for AP

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor November 28, 2018

Everything we do today is to help us tomorrow. You go to bed early so that you can wake up early tomorrow. You go to work today so that you can have money in the future. You take AP classes so that you...

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