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English teacher Mrs. Sherri Baize yells in excitement before throwing a dodgeball at the Juniors and Seniors.

Putting Some Pep In Our Step

Madi Hermeyer and Riley Wania May 26, 2022

The annual Spring Pep Assembly was held on Friday, May 13. It had a wide variety of musical numbers, tug of war games, dodgeball games, a color guard performance, and more. Both Varsity Boys Baseball...

Junior Madi Valenti makes a tackle.

Keeping It Up

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor May 12, 2022

On Monday, April 25th Varsity Girls Soccer faced Notre Dame at home. With only two seninors, the team is phenomenal this year. They won the game, and have gone on to win the GAC South Championship which...

Midfielder Clara Kilen transitions the ball down the field.

Success from the Start

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor April 20, 2022

On Monday, April 4 the varsity girls lacrosse team faced Parkway Central for the team's home opener. The Spartans pulled ahead early in the game and ended up winning 18-1. Sophomore Sophie Shore was excited...

Junior Nick Ortinau looks for a pass.

Practice Makes Perfect

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor January 25, 2022

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team faced the Troy Trojans on Tue. January 18th. While the team suffered a great loss, they hope to only improve their performance. Sophomore Nate Rush thinks the loss...

Senior Grace Bahru uses a glue gun to hold together her bug.

Buggin’ Out

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor January 20, 2022

Mr. Reed's ZoBot class does a Humbug Project every year to help them learn anatomical terms. They use craft-supplies to create an insect that follows the anatomy given to them in their directions....

Xime Anla turns off the wall.

Diving Right Back In

Madi Hermeyer, Photo Editor January 18, 2022

On Wed. December 15th, the Girls Swim and Dive team had their very first meet of the season. They competed against Fort Zumwalt South, but fell short of the win. Senior Jenna Woelfel is thrilled to...

Senior Will Blumenberg battling with a player from Timberland.

Whole-Hearted Hockey

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer December 9, 2021

On Nov. 23rd, Francis Howell Central's Hockey team faced Timberland. While they put up a strong fight, they lost the game by three points. This was the team's fourth loss of the season. Senior Will...

Coach Leake talking to the starters between first and second quarter.

New Beginnings

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer November 30, 2021

Girls Basketball kicked off their season with a Varsity Jamboree on Nov. 23. They played three six-minute quarter scrimmage games against Fort Zumwalt North and Westminster, and won against both teams. Junior...

Brenden Czigler flip turning.

Sink or Swim

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 21, 2021

On Oct. 4th, Varsity Boys Swim had a meet against Holt High School. They won the meet triumphantly, with one singular diver. Senior Santiago Muchado was the previously mentioned diver, and he was very...

Senior Kennedy Jensen holding up the District Title as the team cheers.

In It To Win It

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 18, 2021

On October 16th, Varsity Girls Softball faced Francis Howell High for the district tournament. Halfway through the game, Senior Kennedy Jensen took a line drive to the calf, yet she continued pitching...

Junior Katie Groat hitting a backhanded shot.

A Bittersweet Ending

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer October 8, 2021

On October 3rd, Varsity Girl's Tennis played their Team Districts against Fort Zumwalt West. They went into the match with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, ready to defeat FZW. While FHC lost the match...

The sensations perform during half time on Friday Oct. 23. I like this picture because of the subject balance and the dramatic effect of the coloring.

Our Favorite Photos

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographers June 2, 2021

The Central Focus photographers have spent all year capturing moments in time for us to remember forever. Each photographer has chosen their favorite photo that they’ve taken, and given an explanation...

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