The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

A fed up preschooler ;ays with his head in his hands. Photo by Keaton Frye.

Before You Know It

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo EIC May 24, 2022

Walk into Room 97 during third or fourth hour and witness a place that encapsulates the innocence of a preschool classroom where the only worry in the world is when snack time is and counting down the...

Junior Nick Ortinau swings at a pitch.

Swinging for the Fences

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo Editor in Chief May 20, 2022

On May 16 the spartans faced Ritenour High at home and came out victorious.  The team had a solid game with short defensive innings. Sophomore Ben Hawthorne "thought [the] team played well as a unit,...

On Cloud 9

On Cloud 9

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo EIC May 13, 2022

On Friday, April 29, Spartans dressed to the nines in their spiffiest get-ups for Prom. This years theme was Cloud 9 and the dance itself was held at the St. Charles convention center. The dance featured...

A cluster of spartan defenders protect the goal and fight for the round ball.

A Tough Fight

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo EIC May 11, 2022

On Tuesday April 26 the Jv Spartan Lacrosse team played a tough game against St. Joesph, the team fought hard but came up short in then end with the final score of 16-4.  Junior Leah Fann said "even...

The deca team flying off the line after the whistle blows.

Deca Dodgeball

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo EIC December 1, 2021

On Friday Oct. 22 Deca held its first ever dodgeball tournament. Sixteen teams competed against each other in the nostalgic game of dodge. Deca President, Aiden Colby said “the turn out and the enjoyment...

The student section catches t-shirts from the cheerleaders.

Heavy-hearted Hoco

Keaton Frye, Photo Editor in Chief October 1, 2021

On Saturday Sept. 18 Francis Howell Central celebrated Homecoming weekend with the boys varsity football team playing troy at 11 a.m. and the dance at 7 p.m. The team struggled to shut down Troy's...

Senior, Bobby Soderstrom sings in the stands.

Kicking the Season Off

Keaton Frye, Photo EIC September 3, 2021

On Friday Aug. 28 the Spartans varsity football squad walked onto Fort Zumwalt East's turf, unsure but hopeful for what the new season would bring. The away stands were jam-packed with high schoolers dressed...

Peter Shea and Nick Marino tap sticks in the middle of their performance.

Virtual Spring Pep Assembly

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Social Media Editor May 7, 2021

On Wed. April 28, Francis Howell Central celebrated athletes and activities with a virtual Pep Assembly. It took place during seminar, and all the teachers projected it onto smart boards for students to...

Henthorn pitching.

Batter Up!

Keaton Frye, Social Media Editor May 6, 2021

The boys Jv baseball team took on Holt on Wednesday, April 28. The boys made winning look easy with a final score of 9-8. Spartans had great fielding, and were able to roll with whatever punches the Indians...

This is what winning looks like.

Junior Spartans

Keaton Frye, Social media editor February 26, 2021

Last fall the Junior Spartans 8th grade team made it to semi finals in the playoffs, and had 6 defensive shut out games, meaning the opposing team didn’t score at all. The head coach called the zeros...

Mrs. Schellert teaching her online class.

Perfect Portraits

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Social Media Editor February 25, 2021

Senior, Cj Woodard floating towards the basket.

South bball

February 8, 2021

The boys Varsity Team took on FZS on Jan. 5 the game was action packed and had everyone in the gym on the edge of their seats. The whole time the score was close, up until the last quarter when, despite...

Load More Stories
Donate to
Our Goal