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The Greed of Pharmacy

The Greed of Pharmacy

Patrick Sheehan, Beat editor

December 21, 2018

Most days you turn on the TV and while watching your favorite show, you see the commercials come on showing a happy family. In the background you hear about a new miracle drug that cures common symptoms and makes your life immediately better. But there's one thing that they don’t tell you about. Th...

FHC varsity loss against Zumwalt South

Patrick Sheehan, Beat Editor

December 13, 2018

This Tuesday the FHC varsity boys basketball team played against Fort Zumwalt South and suffered a loss with a score of 61-51. The varsity team started strong against Zumwalt South keeping up with them through the first half of the game. Senior Jordan Hayden started to see the cracks in the team’s composur...

Hawley wins Missouri

Josh Hawley beat Claire McCaskill by 6%. After 12 years of McCaskill in office Hawley has beaten her.

Patrick Sheehan, Beat editor

November 9, 2018

Waiting with held breath senior Nick Cummings watched as the votes came in for the Missouri Senate race. Earlier in the night Claire McCaskill had been leading quite heavily but now Josh Hawley and McCaskill were fighting for the lead. Then it happened. As the votes were counted later in the night Hawl...

Love is blind

Claire playing the xylophone with help from Mr. Griffin. Claire gets help from the band teachers because she is blind.

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

Music resonates through the room as the Concert band plays through one of their pieces, sound filling the room. The percussion section is in the full swing of the piece following their sheet music and the rhythm. In the back of the room, freshman Claire Wright is listening intently to the beat. She doesn’t h...

Internet catastrophe

The google dinosaur shows up to entertain google users who's Internet is out.

Patrick Sheehan, Staff reporter

January 11, 2018

In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, passed a bill that protected the Internet from Internet providers who wanted to charge extra for faster internet. This is what is known as the net neutrality bill and was passed in 2015 with a 3 to 2 vote split among party lines with Democrats in s...

Helping for the holidays

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2017

The Wrap a bottom charity is a charity that has been picked up by NHS and StuCo that gives diapers to parents who can’t afford to pay for the supplies themselves. The charity ends on the 15th of December and will help many parents who can’t afford the expenses of diapers in the St. Charles area. Mrs. R...

A rocky start

A rocky start

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

The girl’s swim team had their first meet on Tuesday December 5th. The team came in last out of the three schools present with two divers coming in first and second. The placing doesn’t seem to sway sophomore Samantha Wilson.   “[The first meet] went pretty well,” said Wilson, “ we got demolished, but our spiri...

Filled to the brim

Donald Lober donates blood during the HOSA blood drive. The blood drive would continue to collect blood from other students as well as teachers for the rest of the day

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017

Attendance had been down for past years, but every spot was filled for this year. The HOSA blood drive collected blood from all the eligible donors out of the 130 students that signed up. The gym was full of kids waiting in line to have their blood drawn.   The blood drive was held in th...

The new season begins

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017

With a new season starting off, the girls swim team is starting back up with practices to prepare for their first meet on December 5th. With new members joining and old members returning, the season begins again. Freshmen Rhyen Standridge has joined the swim team this year. “I’ve been swimming si...

Meet at Parkway West

October 5, 2017

On September 30th the Spartan cross country team went to All Christians in Washington. There were several schools competing at the meet including Parkway Central, Howell North, and Fort Zumwalt West . This is one of their biggest meets this season. We asked Senior Evan Armstrong some questions before...

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