Sensations slide into second

Sensations pose in support of their coach. The girls always keep their coach in their hearts.

Reese McLaughlin, Caroline Schroeder, and Liz Baker

December 11, 2017

One of the schools most mesmerizing and demanding programs the school has to offer is the dance program. Both the varsity and JV Sensations opened their competition season on December 2nd at Lindbergh High School, placing 2nd in both Hip-hop and Jazz.  Sophomore Varsity dancer Sydney Aleksick is overj...

Lightning, murder, and….Romance?

Actors Sam Shanley and Isaiah Henry in their final scene. Their characters are embracing after surviving to the end.

Reese McLaughlin, Staff reporter

October 11, 2017

“And Then There Were None” was one of the first books that I read for school and actually enjoyed. The way Agatha Christie writes entraps the reader in her world. She doesn't baby the audience by dumbing down the plot, which is something I always appreciate. Then Hollywood came along and made a ...

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Students will be given NASA-approved solar eclipse glasses on Monday. These glasses are essential eye protection.

Reese McLaughlin, Staff reporter

August 18, 2017

Unless you live under a rock, you know about the total solar eclipse that will be happening on Monday. The eclipse has stirred up a lot of excitement and anticipation, because even though eclipses happen a couple of times per year, the location at which you can actually see the eclipse can be anywhere...

Kickin’ it into gear

 Sophomore Caitlyn Hendrix throws ball overhead. Spartans tie with Ursuline.

Hailey Stewart and Reese McLaughlin

May 5, 2017

The girls varsity soccer competed against Ursuline high school on Friday, April 28, resulting in a 0-0 tie. With the season coming to an end, the team has expressed high expectations for earning a spot to compete in state. For sophomore Molly Krispin, playing more intensive and showing their persona...


Varsity girls play against Timberland. Varsity player Mia Brader getting ready to get the ball.

Reese McLaughlin and Hailey Stewart

April 28, 2017

The Lady Spartans played a very close game against Timberland last Thursday. Sophomore Kaitlyn Nixon talks about how intense the game was. “In the first half it was 0-0,” Nixon said, ”Then in the last two minutes Howell scored off of a corner, so the ending score was 1-0 Timberland.” Nixo...

Playing the field

Girls Varsity playing against  Zumwalt.  Player Taylor Amalong laughlin with teammates.

Hailey Stewart and Reese McLaughlin

April 20, 2017

The girls varsity soccer team competed against Fort Zumwalt West on Tuesday, April 11th, resulting in a 2-1 win. In previous games, the team’s chemistry was lacking and the confusion of positions led to inconsistent wins. According to senior Emma Ziegler, keeping their head in the game and attacking the ...

Girls soccer seeking room for improvement

FHC against Rochester. The varsity girls are warming up.

Reese McLaughlin, Hailey Stewart

April 6, 2017

Girls varsity soccer team tied in a game against Rochester on April 4th; the team is still getting the hang of things for this season and some members feel as though their playing was not what it could be. Senior Angel Ikeda doesn't think they are playing to their true extent. “I would say it was just ...

Girls soccer falls short in championship game

Sophomore Mariah Johnson and Molly Krispin on the field. Both talking defense strategy.

Hailey Stewart and Reese McLaughlin

March 30, 2017

The girls varsity soccer team competed in a three game tournament over spring break, resulting in two wins and a loss. They won against Fort Zumwalt East and Troy, and lost their winning streak against Eureka in the final four minutes in the championship game 1-0. For sophomore Mariah Johnson, she is proud ...

Players hope pre-season training will set tone for upcoming season

Senior Angel Ikeda controls the ball during the sectional game during the 2016 season.

Reese McLaughlin and Hailey Stewart

March 16, 2017

The Spartans girl soccer team has been preparing for the upcoming season for months now. Since January, the girls have been training together to work on everything from fitness to team bonding. Sophomore Jenna Mathis believes that such training is crucial to the team's success. “I think that all t...

Sensations end their season sensationally

The dancers performing at center stage at the Family Arena. At a typical competition, they are graded on various categories, including facial expressions.

Elisa Swanson, Reese McLaughlin, and Hailey Stewart

February 28, 2017

The FHC dance team went to State at the family arena this last weekend and placed third in both jazz and hip hop. The jazz placing was the highest the team has placed all season. For senior Taylor Fumagalli this was the last time she would perform with the team and as a Sensation. “I couldn’t ...

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hockey team heads to the finals

Hailey Stewart, Reese McLaughlin, and Elisa Swanson

February 24, 2017

The spartan hockey team won their second game of the playoffs with a score of 3-1 against Parkway West. For junior Corey Moats, as much as this was a victory, there could’ve been more to the game. “I mean, it was a sweet victory, but I think we should have beat them a lot more than what we did; it was a ...

Hockey team goes into playoffs

Spartans  playing against Fort Zumwalt West. Joey Gailus is defending the goal.

Elisa Swanson, Reese McLaughlin, and Hailey Stewart

February 16, 2017

The Spartan hockey team tied their first game in the playoffs on Saturday. For Brandon Van Dillan, the team could’ve played better. “We could have done better, but we tied,” Van Dillan said. “We could have passed more.” For Van Dillan, the strength of the game came from keeping the m...

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