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Gabe Delgado gives a shout out to the members of Ranch FC after he was crowned Mr. FHC on March 12.

Mr. FHC raises funds

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer March 16, 2018

The annual Mr. FHC fundraiser took place last week, this year raising money for Five Acres Animal Shelter. Through the combined ticket sales and “Miracle Minute” segment, over $2,000 was raised. Carl...

Comedy for a cure

Comedy for a cure

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer March 8, 2018

The annual improv show took place on the night of February 22nd, this year raising money for Pheonix’s Fighters and Fetsch’s Fighters. Over $200 was raised for each family. While the show was a...

Girls swim and dive takes a win

Girls swim and dive takes a win

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer February 2, 2018

Girls swim and dive took on and finished high against St. Charles West Tuesday, January 29th with a final score of 48-119. Despite the win, the team still feels as though they have plenty they can...

Senior Night loss

Senior Night loss

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer January 29, 2018

After canceling and rescheduling their Senior Night, the girls swim and dive team faced off against Howell at the RecPlex on Tuesday, January 24th.   The girls lost 61-128, however, this hasn’t...

A stranger Stranger Things

A stranger Stranger Things

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter December 15, 2017

Following the recents news of Stranger Things being renewed for a third season, it’s time we just come out and say it: Stranger Things 2 was not that good. Content-wise, that is. Cinematically, it was...

Senior Nina Siefert designs her trigger for the gallery.

Today’s students, tomorrow’s modern artists

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter November 2, 2017

For many young artists, publicly displaying their work is something that cannot be achieved until adulthood. The AP Studio class, however, will be promoting their work in their first public gallery of...

Jack-o-lantern, courtesy of  flicker user wwarby.

What should you do this Halloween?

Gillian Pendel October 30, 2017

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Finley says hello to visitors. The cubs and the visitors were equally curious about each other.

Adventures of Huckleberry and Finley

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter September 25, 2017

Last Friday, the new grizzly bears exhibit opened at the St. Louis Zoo. Huckleberry, or Huck, and Finley are 2 and 1/2 year old orphaned siblings from Montana. After their mom had to be euthanized for...

Students for a change

Students for a change

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter September 14, 2017

Unless you have actually been living under a rock since August, you have probably seen or at least heard of Central International. What started out as a French Club, quickly grew into one of the most popular...

An excellent turnout for the festival. Over 200,000 guests this year!

Food, art, community

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter August 30, 2017

On Aug. 19, the annual Festival of the Little Hills took place in historic St. Charles. The festival is a three-day event filled with crafts, artwork, food, and live entertainment. With over 300 booths...

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