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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...

The excitement of the performance

The excitement of the performance

Holly Whaley, Staff

October 23, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Showcase, Theatre

    The stage is ready, the bright lights are on, and the curtains are about to be drawn. Beyond the stage are many, many people sitting in the dark of the auditorium, watching intently. Actors stand by in full costume and makeup, about to take the stage, their bodies flowing with adrenaline. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Blocking and lines

Blocking and lines

Whitney Klein and Kana Chung

September 10, 2018


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Theatre

Brooklyn in the 1940s. A Victorian house. And a family of elderly people. All components of what will be an amazing play come this fall. The Spotlight players are working hard to bring to life the work of playwright Joseph Kesselring, “Arsenic and Old Lace”. “You can look forward to some creepy stuff...

The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.

The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.

Kierston Fisher, Social Media Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Activities, Galleries

On a hot Wednesday afternoon, the Francis Howell Central spartans played a C-Team football game against Fort Zumwalt South. With only 4 minutes into the first quarter, the ball was thrown by sophomore quarterback Parker Fry and caught at the bulldogs 10 yard line by sophomore Dom Slivinski “ I ...

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Gracie Kruep, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

Every year, the Spartan Jamboree is an exciting event for the fall athletes and the student body. The Jamboree consists of a parade of athletes, performances by the Spartan Regiment, the Sensations, and the cheerleaders. Also, each sport hosts their own event, girls golf has a driving competition, soft...

The family behind girls swimming

The family behind girls swimming

Grant Boehne, Staff Photographer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Girls Swim, Move, Video, Winter

The girls swim team finished out the season on February 6-8 at GACs, and select swimmers qualified for MSHSAA State Championships on February 16-17. All throughout the season, the girls demonstrated hard work and determination. The girls have gotten very close and formed a kind of bond that only a fami...

Live stream of Mr. FHC

Zach Jones, Live Stream

March 9, 2018


Filed under Activities, Clubs, Events, Livestream, Video

Live stream of Mr. FHC tonight at 7

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