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A list of all of the band students who received a ranking of one or two at the state solo and small ensemble festival.

Band students participate in two events

Jack Hiegel, Staff reporter May 5, 2016

With the end of the year approaching, band is winding down. However, over the past week, various FHC bands, led by Band Director Nathan Griffin, have performed at two extremely important events. These...

Jazz ensemble students, including junior Vivian Scott (right, standing), practice a piece.

Jazz bands get festive

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter April 14, 2016

In one of their first events since coming back from spring break, the jazz band and jazz ensemble, led by Band Director Nathan Griffin, attended the Lindenwood Jazz Festival on Saturday, Apr. 9. According...

Band students, including senior Jared Tredway (second row, on right), practice during class.

Band students go solo

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter March 15, 2016

After months of working together with their fellow bandmates to perform their pieces, several members from the various bands split up to perform alone or in small groups at the district solo and small...

Jazz ensemble students practice their new pieces.

Jazz bands gather for night of music

Jack Hiegel, Staff reporter February 25, 2016

On Thursday, Feb. 18, the jazz band and jazz ensemble, led by Band Director Nathan Griffin, performed here at Francis Howell Central. They weren’t alone as they were joined by the jazz bands from Francis...

The jazz ensemble performs during a rehearsal performance for students during sixth hour on Jan. 26. The next day, the ensemble would perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference.

Jazz ensemble performs well at conference

Jack Hiegel, Staff reporter February 5, 2016

After months of preparation, several student bands from all over Missouri came together and played at the 2016 Missouri Music Educators Association Conference. Among them was FHC’s jazz ensemble headed...

Band students relax at their banquet earlier this month.

Jazz ensemble prepares for conference

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter January 21, 2016

With school back in session, the various school bands are also getting back into the swing of things. While most of the bands are just going back to routine procedures, the jazz ensemble, led by Band Director...

Two band students make it close to All-State Band

Jack Hiegel, Staff reporter December 14, 2015

One of the highest honors for high school band students in Missouri is to make it into the Missouri All-State Band, a prestigious group made up of more than 100 of the finest band students in the state....

Band members instruments lie on the floor on Wednesday, Dec. 9 before the performances of the wind ensemble, concert band and symphonic band.

Band prepares for winter concert

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter November 30, 2015

As the leaves begin to fall and the temperatures drop, everyone is getting ready for winter break and the holidays. However, Band Director Nathan Griffin and the band are also getting ready for their winter...

Senior Devin Hatten speeds towards the finish line.

Cross country season finishes up

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter November 4, 2015

The long jog to the finish line is over for the cross country team as junior Zach Painter and senior Devin Hatten both ran their final race of the season at the Class Four Sectional Two meet in Warrenton...

Junior Zach Painter paces himself at the McNair Park run.

Runners perform well at districts

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter October 27, 2015

After months of hard work and determination, junior Zach Painter and senior Devin Hatten performed well enough at the Class Four District Four meet to advance to sectionals. For the rest of the team, who...

Spartan runners prepare for districts

Spartan runners prepare for districts

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter September 30, 2015

With the end of the cross country season on the way, the cross country team is hard at work in preparing themselves for upcoming meets and districts. In doing so, they have placed well at their latest...

Spartans continue to succeed in cross country

Spartans continue to succeed in cross country

Jack Hiegel, Staff Reporter September 16, 2015

Over a month has passed since the school year started, and in that time, the cross country team has managed to perform extremely well during the first half of their regular season. This includes receiving...

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