Games Club Looks to Expand

Mr. Young watching members in a zoom call
September 14, 2020

One of the lesser known clubs at FHC is a tabletop roleplay club that we refer to as “Games Club”. Due to the recent loss of many seniors, the club has begun shrinking in size. A rough transition...

Common Ground

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in Missouri, MSHSAA has announced that sports cannot practice or compete when school is not in session. Similar precaustions have been taken for many activities at FHC.
COVID-19 Outbreak Causes Sport and Activity Cancellations
March 30, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, the Francis Howell School District announced that all of its schools will be closed through April 22, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Although classes are currently scheduled...

Choir Prepares For Three Upcoming Performances

UNDERSTUDY: While Ms. Baird has a substitute for the hour, Elliot Jenner plays piano and sings in the free time.
Choir diligently works to get ready for three events coming soon
February 26, 2020

Choir is revving up speed lately as they are preparing for three events, all coming up soon. First, the State Preview Concert on Thursday. Then, the Black History Month assembly on Friday. And last,...

Inclusion For All

At the winter pep assembly, both general education and special needs students perform a dance together. The dance showcased the level of inclusion that All of Us Cub strives to promote to all students.
All of Us Club helps unite general education students and special needs students, regardless of background.
February 20, 2020

Smiling faces crowd the room and laughter fills the air as students crowd around making crafts and having fun. Inclusion is the main goal of this meeting, allowing both general education and special needs...

Prep and Landing

Student Council put up this bulletin board featuring some of the contestants. Contestants Ty Nedungadi, Carl Swanson, and Isaiah Henry provided their own pictures to woo the judges.
Student Council prepares for the annual Mr. FHC competition with high expectations
February 20, 2020

For the past month, while winter sports have been thriving, Student Council has been planning the annual Mr. FHC contest coming up in March. Mr. FHC is an annual contest to raise money for charities while...

Taking the Stage

Taking the Stage
February 19, 2020

On Wednesday’s, the improv group meets in the theater, and spends time playing fun games and laughing with each other. Freshman, Kaylee Wright, has done improv all year, and has enjoyed every moment...

A New Spotlight

Zoe Michals, Krystal Arias, and Rachel Vrazel gaze at a distant point in awe. Theatre is the common denominator of each of these bright individuals.
This troupe group does family like no other.
February 10, 2020

Francis Howell Central High offers 53 clubs and 24 sports over the course of one school year. The sheer magnitude of available extracurriculars can be overwhelming to any student who wants to find their...

Orators With An Objective

Natalie Walsh works diligently and prepares for upcoming Speech and Debate competitions.
Contrary to popular belief, Speech and Debate isn't just speaking and debating.
February 7, 2020

Speech and Debate is an organization at FHC that most students have a general understanding. The team consists of freshman through senior students that practice and compete together at different levels.  “Speech...

DECA Takes On the First Role-Play of the Year

DECA Takes On the First Role-Play of the Year
December 6, 2019

DECA, an association of marketing students prepares future business leaders for situations they will face in their future. They participated in a roleplay on Wednesday, Dec. 4 that challenged them to put...

Learning to Lead

Learning to Lead
December 6, 2019

Missouri Youth and Government, is a three day conference at Missouri’s capitol that brings students from all over the state together. Students write and present bills in legislative, participate in mock...

Unscripted performance

Each game in improv allows for the actors and actresses to better their reaction time and on-the-spot thinking. Many games end up shouts and laughter as the actors on stage  cannot hold back their laughter. Not only is improv entertaining for the audience, but for the fellow actors and actresses as well.
Improv Central debuts their first ever fall show Nov. 22.
December 3, 2019

Abundant laughter spilled from the mouths of audience members as the actors and actresses of Improv Central ran around on stage, rubber chicken squeaking in the chaos. On Nov. 22, Improv Central presented...

Yearning for Youth and Government

Yearning for Youth and Government
November 8, 2019

Missouri Youth and Government, is preparing for their annual conference in Jefferson City. The club has been preparing for the conference since early August, by writing bills and making videos. Youth and...

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