September 2019: Rooted in reality

Kayla Reyes, Print editor-in-chief October 1, 2019

This month's cover story focuses on environmental issues and how they affect teenagers.

Two students work on an activity worksheet and one of them asks for help from Madame Roznos who gladly helps. Madame Roznos has worked at FHC for three years as a French teacher only to come to school, teach a lesson and hand out lesson worksheets over the lesson, this year however, is different.

Leading the French Revolution

After three years, Madame Roznos continues to reform French classes
Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff reporter June 20, 2019

The neat pods of desks invite students into the brightly colored French class of room 237. Inside sits students eagerly waiting to work on an interactive activity put together by Ms. Amy Roznos. The French...

Tuning Tantrum

Patrick Sheehan, BEAT editor June 18, 2019

Tuning is an essential part of music. It creates sound as the composer intended it to be in any particular piece of music. The standard tuning note is A=440 Hz and has been this way since 1926 in America....

Face-off With the Founders

Face-off With the Founders

The Seniors who kick-started the Lacrosse Program at FHC
Marcus Falcomata, Staff-Reporter At-Large June 16, 2019

Prior to the 2016 Spring sports season, there was discussion and excitement all over the halls of FHC, as it was announced that a girl’s lacrosse team would now be included in the options for female...

Fresh Beat

Tony Belonog explores his passion for music
Jacob Edwards, Staff Wielder Supreme June 6, 2019

The beat starts. The chords come in next. Percussion. Acoustics. Then, the melody and vocals. Behind the computer is Tony Belonog, a junior with a unique passion: music production. “I never really...

CIRCLE UP: The freshman circles took place in the small gym on Feb. 20 during seminar. The prompt for this meeting was passion, which the freshmen took turns answering.

Restoring the Circle

The new education tool beginning to be used in FHC
Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff reporter June 6, 2019

The seminar on Feb. 20 was just another day for the majority of students. Unlike the rest of the school, the entirety of the freshman class headed towards the small gym for their once a quarter gathering...

Yaniah Curry is on the move, prepping to catch a pass from a teammate. This is her fourth year on the FHC varsity team, an impressive feat for any player in any sport, and will be attending the University of Toledo in Ohio on a basketball scholarship.

Continuing the grind

Senior athletes prepare for rigorous transition to college sports
Megan Percy, Discover editor June 6, 2019

Many graduating seniors see moving onto college from high school as a way to let go of themselves and move on from who they were as adolescents. They say goodbye to the teachers and peers they have coexisted...

Sophia Tran wins her first match on December 5th against Fort Zumwalt South. This was the first win by a girl in the school's history.

Fierce first female

Sophia Tran makes history as school's first female wrestler
Jacob Edwards, Staff reporter February 25, 2019

Wrestling is a physical and mental sport. It takes every ounce of strength possible to be successful, and even then there is no guarantee of success. For the longest time, wrestling was known as a purely...

Saving A Life

Two young boys helping save a life.
Maddie Fuller, Staff Reporter February 8, 2019

Driving down State Highway 141, the Barcombs were on their way to their niece's wedding, dressed up in a tuxedo and a nice dress, having small talk. Suddenly, Lyle Barcomb starts to feel dizzy; his...

Calvinists in Lyon, France looting churches in 1562. The process of iconoclasm, or the elimination of ornate symbols in churches, was very common among protestants during this time period, Calvinists included.

Calvin’s Lens

A bold theology can provide a comforting outlook on life
Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large November 30, 2018

It is no secret that our society today is extremely disconnected from the world of religion, faith, and theology. When I have religious discussion, it is not typical for the surface of theology to even...

A student, after opening hours on their different devices everyday, finds themselves  exhausted

Relying on visual reality

Teenagers dependence on social media is an addiction
Megan Percy, Discover editor November 17, 2018

Every morning, an alarm trills from a small speaker, waking freshman Clara Kilen. She then opens it, checking the news, her social media, her games, even the weather- she doesn’t even have to get out...

100 students at FHC were surveyed, and these were the final results.

Fact or Fiction

With new technologies comes new myths and rumors
Jessica Fults, Feature editor November 14, 2018

“Standing too close to the microwave causes cancer,” the headline flashes across the screen on Twitter. The ‘researchers’ who wrote the report found a correlation between the two. It sounds feasible,...

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