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Common Ground

Common Ground

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

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 to resume on April 6 at FHC, sports and activities are not are not able to practice during this bre...

Choir Prepares For Three Upcoming Performances

Choir Prepares For Three Upcoming Performances

Morgan Kromer, Staff Reporter

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, The District and State music festival on March 7. The preview concert is exactly as it sounds; it is...

Inclusion For All

Inclusion For All

Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter

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 students the chance to get to know one another and form connections. This is the primary goal of the...

Prep and Landing

Prep and Landing

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff Reporter

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 also allowing male students to show off their talents.  Junior and Student Council member Lily Chung...

Taking the Stage

Taking the Stage

Abby Turner, Photograher

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 of it.    She says that she likes improv because of, “how it gives us an outlet to try different t...

A New Spotlight

A New Spotlight

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

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 “thing”. With limited time, it’s impossible to try each club and gauge how right it may be. ...

Orators With An Objective

Orators With An Objective

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

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 and debate is an activity much like a sport offered to high schoolers,” President ...

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...

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