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Landon Cann takes a long stride and cocks his arm back before releasing his pitch.

Keeping Up The Energy

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter May 15, 2023

This 2023 season includes a roster packed with 12 seniors and several college commits. Although the team has managed a 18-16 record after a rough start, The Spartans picked right back up and went on a...

Sea of senior spartans chant.

The High school Experience

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter May 8, 2023

As the class of 2023’s final year of high school is nearing the end, it's time to acknowledge the seniors' unique experience. The start of spring break freshman year turned into a lengthy quarantine...

A field like this is the view brings many people to why they feel the way they do in winter.

Winter Blues

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter January 31, 2023

I think most students can agree, winter is the most difficult season. Everything's cold, it gets dark way earlier, and is overall unwelcoming. Lifeless trees are waiting for spring, bleak gray clouds hang...

Nick Beckman talks to curious students about him posing with a chocolate chip cookie.

FHC’s Cookie Monster

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter January 20, 2023

Mr. Nicholas Beckmann, a big favorite among students for his humor and ability to keep students engaged with just the overall tone and passion he speaks with. When it comes to wintertime finals come up...

The student parking lots sit full on the morning of Nov. 15th, the day of the school years first snow. When it comes to driving in clod, wet weather, two of the schools teachers who are certified to teach Drivers Education cautioned students to drive more defensively and to give themselves more time to get to their destinations.

Staying Safe when it’s Slick

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter January 18, 2023

As a mid western winter approaches, weather that can create some really tricky driving conditions come along, slick roads, a snow-clouded field field of vision and black ice are some considerable cold-weather...

Teammates talk before the game against Holt

More then just tennis

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter October 21, 2022

As freshman year starts millions of social opportunities arise, such as making various memories and creating bonds that help develop and mature young students. This is also the time when students start...

Cristian Padilla trying to block the ball from a Howell player.

The Fight To Be The A-Team

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter October 21, 2022

When playing team sports in large school districts, it’s not uncommon to want to be the best. This sentiment rings just as true for the Francis Howell School District.    Central senior, Conner...

Allie Raines crops  information for the Epsilon Beta informational board. As the club gets ready for the year.

Ready For Reading

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter September 30, 2022

Since 2017 Epsilon Beta has been providing a space and outlet for bookworms and avid readers to discuss their favorite books, get a good read in, and overall just bond with every other reader in the room....

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