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The online home of the Central Focus

A simple setup of ice cream and music enjoyment. Lots of new music has been released in the last few weeks.

Isaiah Salin

Isaiah Salin, Design editor May 18, 2020

Limiting school to 2-3 hours a day is really beneficial for mental health, allowing more time to talk to friends and enjoy hobbies everyday. Simple things such as playing listening to music makes the day...

President Trump delivering a speech in St. Charles in March of 2018.

Trump acquitted

Isaiah Salin, Design Editor February 26, 2020

Impeachment begins in the House of Representatives where the representatives hold a vote in a committee called the House Judiciary Committee on whether or not to approve the articles of impeachment. In...

Inked Up

Inked Up

Isaiah Salin, Design Editor December 5, 2019

Bzzzttt. Bzzzztt. The needle moves in and out of the skin, injecting ink into the second layer of skin. For many people, tattoos are a major appeal, for looks and meaning. Tattoos and piercings are...

The Music Decision

The Music Decision

Isaiah Salin, Design editor October 17, 2019

Everyone listens to music. But should you really pay to listen to it? Paid subscription services such as Apple Music (60 million users) and Spotify (100 million users) are popular, and have many advantages...

Kannon Cissell evading a defender while running along the sideline.

Practice Makes Perfect

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter October 8, 2019

In football especially, practice makes perfect. At a 3-2 start to the season, the team has attributed their success to practice and their team’s familial bonding.  Kannon Cissell believes that the...

A view on the weight room, and the old equipment that will fill the auxiliary weight room

Humble beginnings

Isaiah Salin, Design editor August 19, 2019

Every morning, and after school everyday, dozens of students flood to the weight room to work out. One of these past students has made a huge step to improve this important room. On March 14, FHC alum...

Mrs. Shockley talking with a student during class

Mrs. Shockley

Jacob Edwards, Staff reporter May 8, 2019

Through high school, there have been many teachers that have impacted me. One of the ones that has left a great impact, is Mrs. Shockley. She teaches AP Lit, and let me tell you this: it’s lit. She makes...

 Mrs. Sprick encouraging a student to continue working hard

Mrs. Sprick

Liz Baker, Print Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2019

I just wanted to thank Mrs. Sprick for being one of the most kind and understanding people in this building. She’s always kind and enthusiastic about what she has planned for the day and brings a brightness...

Mrs. Rulo helping a student with her AP Calculus classwork

Ms. Rulo

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor May 7, 2019

I went into AP Calculus this year a little terrified and very worried. I’ve been lucky to usually excel in math classes, and have always been able to balance school with work, theatre, and anything else...

Mr. Schott informing students about the fine art of journalism

Mr. Schott

Kayla Reyes, Social media editor May 7, 2019

Dear Schott, This school year has been one of the best of my life. Being in newspaper has given me the greatest passion I’ve ever known, and I’m so grateful to you for being a mentor and role-model...

Mrs. LaRue lecturing her freshman Pre-AP English I class

Mrs. LaRue

Jacob Edwards, Staff reporter May 7, 2019

Mrs. Larue might have one of the toughest teaching jobs there is. Not because her class is super hard, but because she teaches Pre-AP English to the freshman, the kids who are new to the school. She has...

Mrs. Morrow helping a student with classwork

Mrs. Morrow

Kana Chung, Move editor May 7, 2019

Teaching is a common profession; however, not all teachers are able to evoke the passion for learning many students require to flourish in an educational environment. Mrs. Morrow is another story. Not...

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