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Success of Homecoming

Success of Homecoming

George Schlotzhauer, Staff reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs

After weeks of hard work the day of homecoming finally came and it went off without a hitch. Student council feels like the homecoming dance went well and was an accomplishment. Student council is responsible for planning homecoming and making sure it goes well. It takes a lot of time and work to do ho...

Homecoming parade hurdles

Homecoming parade hurdles

Haley Hewkin, Coverage Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Events

     The annual Homecoming parade is a tradition that the first started at Francis Howell Central more than 20 years ago when the school first opened. All fall sports are asked to participate and any club at FHC is welcome to join in on the parade.      The Homecoming parade builds support...

Differences between NAHS and Art Club

Gabby Buchholz and Lanie Sanders

October 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Uncategorized

For many students, art is not just a class requirement to fill: it’s a hobby and an activity that they enjoy outside of school. Here at FHC, there are two extracurricular art groups to get involved with: National Art Honor Society and Art Club. Senior Lauren White has been in NAHS ever since her freshman yea...

Arsenic and amazing crew heads

Arsenic and amazing crew heads

Holly Whaley, Staff reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Showcase, Theatre

FHC Spotlight players are revving up for an exciting production this October.    Janelle Klos, President of the Spotlight Players, says “I feel like it’s going so good. Like, I don’t know, everything’s thought out and everything is running super smoothly.” 'Arsenic and Old Lace' is goin...

Spartan Sprint 9/29

Spartan Sprint 9/29

Abigail Tarleton, Staff photographer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Events, Events, Galleries, Showcase

On Saturday September 29, homecoming morning, FHC parent club hosted the inaugural Spartan Sprint. Around 50 racers came to attend the two mile race around Central and Saeger Middle School with the fastest time being just over 12 minutes. Organizers Anna Jones and Amy McEvoy considers the event a...

E-sports at FHC

E-sports at FHC

Abigail Tartleton, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Video

E-sports is becoming a new trend that is rapidly increasing in popularity and our school has recently decided to jump on board. This year Francis Howell Central is introducing their very own E-sports club consisting of two teams so far: the Overwatch team and the CS:GO team. A group of seniors from...

Spartans get mauled by Jaguars

Spartans get mauled by Jaguars

Doug West, Staff photographer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Discover, Events

            On Tuesday September 18 the spartans geared up to take on the Jaguars from Fort Zumwalt West. Leading up to the match was a nail biter with Zumwalt West being one of the better competitors on the schedule this year.             As the match was underway it was soon learned ...

Competition of Champions

Competition of Champions

Whitney Klein and Kana Chung

September 25, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Fall Sports, Move, Move, Showcase

Sixteen schools. Three divisions. One goal. September 22nd: The Spartan Regiment placed sixth overall, along with several other accomplishments, in their division at the Lafayette Contest of Champions. Their show “All in a Dayzzzzzz”, which includes pieces of “Heigh-ho” from Disney’s Snow White in t...

Art’s impacts

Art’s impacts

Lanie Sanders, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover

NAHS or National Art Honor Society is a club that attracts different artists of varying skill levels. Students from all grades meet in room 246 for a club centered around honing a craft while still having fun. Senior Kobi Nolan has always considered art a passion, and enjoys the way the club allows hi...

Each name with a keychain

Each name with a keychain

Ian Ingram

September 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover

A club at this establishment has recently been found out for a secretive act that the majority are not aware of. They tried to keep it under wraps, but now we know what they have gotten away with. Student Council gave the teachers of FHC keychains for to show their appreciation for what teachers do. It ma...

Development of the dance

Development of the dance

Megan Percy, Discover editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

As Homecoming Week approaches, Student Council is readying themselves for this much-anticipated celebration that it has been preparing for almost half the year already. StuCo is the main student proponent behind the organization of all the fine details that make the Saturday event, and the festive week bef...

Loss then recovery

Loss then recovery

Kierigan McEvoy, Kana Chung, and Whitney Klein

September 17, 2018


Filed under Band, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

Saturday, September 8th, the Spartan Regiment woke up ready and determined to face their first competition of the season. The MEMC O’Fallon Township Competition in O’Fallon, IL hosted the Spartan Regiment on a rainy day to kick off what is expected to be a strong season. Although the Spartan Regiment d...

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