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DECA Takes On the First Role-Play of the Year

DECA Takes On the First Role-Play of the Year

Rhyen Standridge, Staff Photographer

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 their skills to use. Many were participating for their first time such as new member Alex Vogel. ...

Learning to Lead

Learning to Lead

Paige Fann, Staff Photographer

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 trials in judicial, and cover what’s going on in media.   Sophomore Grace Bahru believes being in Jefferso...

Unscripted performance

Unscripted performance

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

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 their first ever fall show called Friday Night Live. Unlike most pieces that grace a theater sta...

Yearning for Youth and Government

Yearning for Youth and Government

Staff Photographer, Paige Fann

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 Government has a media group and a legislative group, who will participate in governmental procedures down...

Creativity through fashion

Creativity through fashion

Emma Hultz, Staff photographer

November 7, 2019

Mrs. Grace Clifford's first hour, Fashion Construction, is learning valuable hands-on skills that we all should acquire once we graduate high school. On Nov. 6, she introduced a new project to her class in hopes that they can apply the skills they've learned throughout first semester toward the project. Th...

Change for goats

Change for goats

Emma Hultz, staff photographer

November 6, 2019

For the past couple of years Central International has come together to raise money to buy dairy goats for families in need. On Oct. 23, the club met bright and early to make posters to help raise awareness towards their cause. For every $50 they raise they will contribute it towards one dairy goat which...

Silly Speech and Debate

Silly Speech and Debate

Ann-Maree Gammell, Staff Photographer

November 1, 2019

Nervous laughter filled a room as members of the Speech and Debate team practiced for their upcoming events. On mondays and thursdays, the members meet in Mrs. Baize’s room before and after school to prepare and practice. Although many outsiders may view Speech and Debate as nerve wracking and rigid,...

Speech and Debate Team Takes on Greater St. Louis

Speech and Debate Team Takes on Greater St. Louis

Rhyen Standridge, Staff Photographer

October 31, 2019

Public speaking, a common fear of many, is done for fun by the FHC Speech and Debate team. On Oct. 25 the team participated in the first GSL tournament of the season at MRHHS resulting in two awards won by Natalie Walsh and Reed Easterling.   Junior Reed Easterling placed in congressional ...

Finding character

Finding character

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

October 29, 2019

Improv Central kicked off its season strong with 30 or so regular participants, and the meeting Oct. 23 was no different. Split into three groups due to the size, Improv Central officers Isaiah Henry, Josiah Haan, and Taylor Krieg lead the group into a series of games. Improv is a club based upon having ...

Giving Students a Voice

Giving Students a Voice

Rachel Vrazel, Social Media Editor

October 7, 2019

It’s a Tuesday in August, and a handful of students are slowly making their way into conference room C at the beginning of 4th hour. They walk in, laughing and joking with each other while grabbing water and some snacks from a nearby table before sitting down. After a few minutes, Dr. Sonny Arnel ...

Food, Fun, and Faith

Food, Fun, and Faith

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

The intensive agenda of a student-athlete consists of drills, drills, and more drills. Sitting through hours of consecutive lectures, commuting down to the field for a session of sweat and recurring soreness; they are consistently being pushed to their mental and physical limits. Fortunately, there is a...

Rehearsing in the Big Apple

Rehearsing in the Big Apple

Liz Baker, Central Focus Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

This four day weekend will see the Chamber and Chorale choirs traveling to New York City to work with other choirs from around the world and composer Ola Gjeilo. Much of their days will be filled with hours of long practices and sightseeing. Junior Catherine Analla is excited for the trip and the opportun...

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