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Baseball in review

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

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 team has faced some fierce wins and some tough losses. Despite a hard loss against Troy Buchanan,...

Their season so far

The varsity baseball players look on from the dugout.

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 team has faced some fierce wins and some tough losses. Despite a hard loss against Tr...

A look ahead for the 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 Parkway schools in the Parkway Round Robin tournament. The team was successful against Parkway Ce...

Spotlight on: Janelle Klos and Savannah Drnec

Courtesy of Janelle Klos

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 get to display their work. At the moment, the two featured artists being celebrated are seniors Janelle ...

Spotlight on: Hotchkiss and Nardi

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

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 celebrating the work of senior Dylan Hotchkiss and junior Leo Nardi. Hotchkiss is in 5 art cla...

Let the show begin

Photo provided by: Catherine Analla

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 began their first rehearsals this week with a read-through of the script on Monday and rehearsal ...

All-State, all success

All-State, all success

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 and auditioning for several weeks. “The process starts at the school level,” Said senior Sage R...

Success at state

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.

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 will be held in Kansas City. FHC’s Thespian Troupe--Troupe #5743--attended the annual conference as they ...

All State honors

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.

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 FHC. Students from our school achieved Honor Band Alternate, Honor Band Honorable Mention, and one...

Spotlight on students’ work

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

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, two students’ work was especially highlighted, with several of their pieces being put on di...

Finding a new path

Finding a new path

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, and everything in her life would suddenly, and drastically change.   “My parents came up ...

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 can save money and time in college. In 2016, more than 2.6 million students across America took at l...

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