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Too much energy

Too much energy

Whitney Klein, Social Media editor

December 16, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase, Uncategorized

All State honors

All State honors

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Showcase

Saturday, Dec. 1 was an important day for members of our Spartan Band program. 15 students participated in the All State Honor Band auditions at Hickman High School in Columbia, MO, where they represented FHC. Students from our school achieved Honor Band Alternate, Honor Band Honorable Mention, and one...

Desensitization in high school

Desensitization in high school

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Desensitization in teens is becoming more common, especially with the growing trends of vaping, sexual or mature content and drug abuse. One of the hundreds of teens affected by desensitization is sophomore Gavin Power. Power has had a group of friends that peer pressured him into doing things he never...

In the dark

In the dark

Lanie Sanders, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Early Monday morning, much before the clock struck seven, something strange happened at FHC. Those who were entering the building at the time were presented with quite the issue: the school was without power. The entire classroom wing was dark. And nobody knew why. Students were gathering in the ca...

The projects of NAHS

The projects of NAHS

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

After school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Studio 243, you can find many students hard at work completing different art projects from their classes, or creating something new just for NAHS. National Art Honor Society is in full swing, having a few outings under their belt (such as to Laumeier Scul...

31 drawings. 31 days. 3 winners.

31 drawings. 31 days. 3 winners.

Liz Baker, Central Focus Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Clubs, Showcase

Every October, the company JP Creative launches a call to artists everywhere to create a new piece of art every day. This year, the call reached the National Art Honor Society at FHC. NAHS handed out 70 sketchbooks at the beginning of the month, at the end, three winners were crowned. Senior Samant...

Hawley wins Missouri

Hawley wins Missouri

Patrick Sheehan, Beat editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

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...

Testing frustrations

Testing frustrations

Holly Whaley, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

A student goes to school for eight hours a day. After school, they may have an extracurricular activity or sport. They may have a job. They may have both. After many daunting hours on their feet, a student does not want to go home and study for a test until bedtime. Unfortunately, however, this is the re...

A Welcomed Change

A Welcomed Change

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Walking into room 96 for second hour, junior Lizzy Dailey-LeFlore is nothing but smiles. She walks towards room and on her way in greets Mrs. Karen Flood who stands outside the door in the hallway everyday. Dailey-LeFlore walks into the room to quite a scene. Sitting at the tables around the room ...

Out of touch

Out of touch

Seth Wilcox, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Sophomore Reed Easterling walks into school, heart heavy from the death of United States Senator John McCain. He looks for someone to talk about this tragedy. Everyone around him is talking about Netflix, memes, Fortnite, and YouTube, causing Easterling to feel very isolated. This sort of thing happens...

Sketchbook shenanigans

Sketchbook shenanigans

Craig Eddy, Entertain editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

A look at a new project trying to invite more people into art Every year in the month of October, artists and painters and others alike celebrate October not as a spooky month, but one full of art appreciation. October is National Art Month, and the team of NAHS is celebrating in an interesting and i...

On Board with brownies

On Board with brownies

Whitney Klein, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Discover, Events, Events, Feature, Showcase

Tuesday, October 23rd. The Francis Howell Board of Education came together within the Howell Central Learning Commons. Their purpose? To greet the people as members of the community. The very first Brownies with the Board event brought the board together with Francis Howell faculty, families, and students...

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