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Pies and Presidents

Pies and Presidents

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor April 27, 2017

This past week has been an eventful one for the members of Epsilon Beta. After holding elections, the group has decided on a new set of officers, but took the leadership in a new direction. Next year,...

Many artists will be showcased at the Fine Arts Festival.

Behind the easel

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor March 30, 2017

Every year, the National Art Honors Society hosts a night where they celebrate the hard work of FHC artists in every facet of creation. This year’s annual Fine Arts Festival will be Friday, March 31...

Kaleb Cissells uncle and assistant coach, Keith, consoles him after the tough loss. The team lost by 14 to Timberland in  quarterfinals on Feb. 28.

Season ends for boys basketball

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor March 1, 2017

As this February came to close, so did the season for the boys basketball team. On Feb. 28, the boys played Timberland in the quarterfinals, which would have qualified them for district championships,...

This week was dedicated to promoting coding. This is the flyer advertising the event.

FHC celebrates coding

Kenzie Morris, Voice Editor February 16, 2017

Every day during seventh hour last week, you may have heard students being called to win prizes for “We Love to Code Week”. This week was in effort to increase interest in the coding profession. Braxton...

Graduation is just around the corner, and it is time for us to start applying to college.

Answering college questions

Kenzie Morris, Voice Editor November 11, 2016

Now is around the time when more selective schools’ application deadlines are beginning to pop up. Some of us already turned in applications for early action and decision consideration on Nov. 1, but...

Sabaa Tahir speaks to a group of English students in the Learning Commons.  Tahir visited our school to promote the second book in her series which gained a spot on the New York Times Best-sellers List.

In the embers

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor October 7, 2016

Waiting at the main entrance of the school, I wrung my hands as I awaited the arrival of Sabaa Tahir, the New York Times best-selling author, “and rightfully so,” I decided after finishing her book...

Sisters, Angel and Tori Ikeda, celebrate on the court.

Girls tennis wins district title

Kenzie Morris, Voice editor September 29, 2016

The girls varsity tennis team won a district title for the first time in school history after an already successful regular season. The tournament is a series of nine matches and the first team to five...

The football team plays as the first signs of bad weather occur.

Poor weather delays Light the Field event

Mackenzie Morris, Voice editor August 23, 2016

Friday night, this season’s first home football game, experienced some bad weather causing the game to be delayed. The game did not end up coming to a close until after 11 p.m. Due to the poor weather,...

Lacrosse seniors’ first and last season

Mackenzie Morris, Staff reporter May 10, 2016

Seniors are who underclassmen look up to. They are the experts, the role models, the ones who always know the answers. But in lacrosse, that is not totally the case. As most are already aware, this...

Lacrosse team prepares for  the next game at practice.

Lacrosse season progresses

Mackenzie Morris, Staff reporter April 11, 2016

After just a few weeks into their first season, the lacrosse team is making Central proud. The girls have played five games so far and are 3-1-1 for the season. The young team is excited for the unexpected...

The lacrosse team has a lesson about the sport to prepare them to play.

Newest spring sport kicks off

Mackenzie Morris, Staff reporter March 18, 2016

This year there is an increasing hype over the new girls spring sport taking the school by storm: lacrosse. The sport is new to our school this year and despite the difficulties of starting a new sport,...

Bryce Bachowski takes first place this weekend at the varsity wrestling district tournament.

State-bound wrestlers place at Districts

Mackenzie Morris, Staff reporter February 17, 2016

This weekend, the FHC Varsity wrestlers competed against local schools at Francis Howell High School at the Wrestling District tournament. They competed Friday and Saturday wrestling as many as 4 times...

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