Flappy Bird falls short (and it didn’t hit a pipe)

The often seen game over screen in Flappy Bird.

Ben Morrison, Be Heard Editor

February 3, 2014

Right now, if you were to look into almost any classroom (especially those not doing work), you would see a multitude of screens displaying a blue skyline covered in green pipes. Simply put, you’d see a lot of people playing that iPhone app that has all but exploded in popularity at school this month, ...

Ms. Fay

Ben Morrison

May 6, 2013

Quite frankly, I am not a morning person. I never have been, I never will be, and I never want to be. Not surprisingly, first hour was never a good hour for me in my preceding years of high school, hardly doing much except strengthening my lust for the warm bed I was in a mere hour before. But this ye...

The Murmur

February 19, 2013

Dear Murmur News, I was able to look at your website over the past few weeks, and as far as high school websites go, it is fairly clean and polished. It is structured well, and makes an effective use of white space (something that is rare to find on the internet). There are some fairly innovative thing...

Flying High with Owl City

Ben Morrison

September 28, 2012

The pop music scene constantly sees bands popping in to claim their 15 minutes of fame before subsequently falling back into the limelight. Owl City is one such band; they generally have a hit single or two on each CD they release, and most people have heard their name on the radio or otherwise in passing,...

Boys swimming prepares for GACs

Ben Morrison

September 24, 2012

On Saturday, the boys swim team competed in a Fort Zumwalt West invitational relay meet. Though the meet is not a majorly competitive one, the team is using it to gear up for the swimming GACs. “It was an invitational meet for relays,” said junior Eric Macy. “It was really just a fun meet.” T...

Boys swimming wades into season

Ben Morrison

September 11, 2012

With their season well underway, the boys swimming team has recently returned from a meet in Springfield. The meet marks the fifth in their season, and sets their sights for the end of the season. The meet in Springfield was the team's biggest yet, with a multitude of teams attending. “We got back from Sp...

How to succeed at closing night

May 10, 2012

On the final night of FHC's “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”, the audience got something they weren’t prepared for: a surprise ten-minute intermission. This break in the show was due to an injury that one of the actors sustained. While rumors quickly spread, the audience did no...

LuAnne Scott

Ben Morrison

May 7, 2012

It is rare to find a teacher who can make a mandatory science subject fun. It takes a special teacher who can combine note taking, worksheets and labs to make a daily science period enjoyable. Her hands-on approach to teaching is what has allow me to endure the first semester of her class so I coul...

Theatre prepares for pre-production week

April 2, 2012

With the theatre department’s performance of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” only two weeks away, the theatre department is about to enter its pre-production week. With the performance days looming so close, a majority of the work has already been completed. However, most of t...

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