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A mother’s love

A little over 24 hours after giving birth, Cato holds Jude for the first time.  As she fed him a bottle, all of the troubles of Cato's pregnancies faded away.

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

May 23, 2017

Seven months after giving birth to her son Jude, Senior Amy C

Becoming one of the few and the proud

Becoming one of the few and the proud

Elaine Mallon, Discover editor

March 9, 2017

From Francis Howell to Fort Zumwalt East, high school students scattered all throughout the Greater Saint Louis area meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school at the Marine Corps recruiting station on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. Whether it'd be snow, rain, or the miserable heat of Missouri's summers, these...

The 28 headed to state

The 28 headed to state

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

February 10, 2017

Eighty-eight Marketing 1 and 2 students, clad in ironed suits with ties and heels and pearls, traveled to the Chesterfield Mall for their DECA District 17 competition on Feb. 6. From writing a 30-page paper analyzing business operations to practicing for role-play simulations, DECA members have prepared...

From student to recruit

From student to recruit

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

February 1, 2017

With the majority of seniors anxiously awaiting acceptances letters to colleges, Kevin Cullen has traded in his school locker for a foot locker. Graduating an entire semester early, Cullen shipped off for bootcamp on Jan. 23. Over the course of the next thirteen weeks, Cullen will undergo the...

A performance that never happened

Due to the weather conditions, Senior Mackenzie Morris and junior Jay Orr were not able to perform their scene from Almost Maine at State

Elaine Mallon and Discover Editor

January 20, 2017

Every year, thespians throughout the state of Missouri gather for a weekend convention known as Thespian State Conference. From workshops on circus tricks and play writing to participating in Improv Olympics, theater kids bond with one another through their passion of producing plays and musicals. Last...

A memorable few hours

Elaine Mallon

December 16, 2016

From raising money for the Children’s hospital to organizing the student blood drive, student council is always finding different ways to give back. For senior Maggie Sills, Communications director of Student council, attending the special needs prom is her favorite event of the year. From decorating...

December 14th, 2012. A day I will never forget.

December 14th, 2012.  A day I will never forget.

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

December 14, 2016

December 14, 2012. I remember sitting in Mr. Fischer’s eighth grade American History class when he broke the news. There was a school shooting. At first, I didn’t think much of it, as I was more concerned with finishing my study guide. But when I got home from school that night, and when I saw the...

Spartans blemish Knights’ record

Senior goalie Nathan Smith stays on the alert for North

Elaine Mallon, Discover Editor

September 30, 2016

The Varsity boy’s soccer team played Francis Howell North on Tuesday, Sept. 27th. The Spartans clinched a 2-1 victory over the Knights, scoring the second goal with less than ten minutes left on the clock. Previously in the season, the Spartans lost to Howell North 1-2. According to senior CJ Brown,...

Thunderstorm cuts Fall Festival short

The Sensations kick out their nervous jitters for their first performance of the new school

Elaine Mallon, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2016

From the food trucks to the bounce houses, last Friday’s fourth annual Fall Festival marked an exciting beginning for the new school year. More than 500 hundred students involved in a MSSHA sport or activity marched across the turf in front of a packed audience. For athletes involved in sports...

Swinging into Districts

Swinging into Districts

Elaine Mallon, Reporter

May 13, 2016

Last Tues, May 11, the top six varsity tennis players competed in team districts. Unfortunately, Central lost to rivals Howell North in the first round. According to junior Matt Vandiver, the team did not rise to the occasion. “We did not do well. We got torn up. Nobody won a single match,”...

Maintaining Mental Strength

Maintaining Mental Strength

Elaine Mallon, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016

The Francis Howell Central boys tennis season is quickly coming to a close. With only one regular season game left at St. Dominic's, the boys have been preparing for districts. Between Thursday and Friday of this week, the boys have been at Francis Howell North for the GACs tournament. Yesterday,...

Keeping the Confidence

Keeping the Confidence

Elaine Mallon, Staff reporter

April 7, 2016

On April 5th, the varsity tennis team suffered a defeat against DeSmet by 3-6. According to junior Matt Vandiver, ranked at number two, the loss was very upsetting. “It was a shame. It was a little heartbreaking, but it just gives us more motivation to win next time,” Vandiver said. Matt...

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