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Winter Guard’s family night

Winter Guard's family night

Zach Jones, Staff Photographer

February 1, 2017

Winter guard displayed their routine to family and friends Thur, Jan 26. Coach Kemper watched and adjusted their positions and movements. To prepare for future competitions Kemper made the group perform twice with a few minor setbacks there were plenty of good movements that outshined the errors...

A celebration of the New Year

A celebration of the New Year

Zach Jones, Staff photographer

January 27, 2017

The International club celebrated Chinese new year Jan 23. with various activities and presentations from fellow Asian-American junior Siyi Wang and Chinese (language) teacher Mrs. Chen Wang prepared a slide show for the rest of international club, while Mrs. Chen brought in paint brushes to teach...

A performance that never happened

Due to the weather conditions, Senior Mackenzie Morris and junior Jay Orr were not able to perform their scene from Almost Maine at State

Elaine Mallon and Discover Editor

January 20, 2017

Every year, thespians throughout the state of Missouri gather for a weekend convention known as Thespian State Conference. From workshops on circus tricks and play writing to participating in Improv Olympics, theater kids bond with one another through their passion of producing plays and musicals. Last...

A memorable few hours

Elaine Mallon

December 16, 2016

From raising money for the Children’s hospital to organizing the student blood drive, student council is always finding different ways to give back. For senior Maggie Sills, Communications director of Student council, attending the special needs prom is her favorite event of the year. From decorating...

Central outreach makes the “holly day” bright

Central outreach makes the

Molly Ebert, Photographer

December 9, 2016

On Dec. 3 a handful of members of Central Outreach headed to T.A.S.K. in Fenton to volunteer at their Holly Day Camp for the majority of the day. About 60 campers with various mental disabilities of all different ages came to have a day full of Christmas fun. From making Christmas ornaments to pett...

Maine event

Laura Weiss (Senior) and Abram Cutshall (Junior) rehearsing their scene as Marvalyn and Steve in the theater.

Skylar Laird, Feature Editor

November 22, 2016

On Nov. 17 through 19, the auditorium stage was busy with life as the Spotlight Players put on their production of "Almost, Maine." This production was truly an impressive one according to junior Jay Orr, who played the character Jimmy; he even coined it one of his favorite shows. “Overall, the play was very...

DECA dodges and dives for dodgeball

DECA dodges and dives for dodgeball

Laura Weiss and Ashley Gault

November 3, 2016

Thursday night, Oct. 27, the large gym was filled with pumped DECA dodgeball students who were determined to win for their team. The night consisted of fast throws, whistles, cheering, anticipation, and the sounds of music and announcement of winning teams blaring through the speakers. Each team wore...

Approximately 100 donate at StuCo blood drive

Senior Rachel Emery keeps her eyes on a nurse from the Mississippi Valley Blood Center while preparing to give blood at StuCo's annual blood drive on Oct. 25.

Reese McLaughlin, Staff reporter

November 1, 2016

On Oct. 15, Student Council  was host to the annual blood drive.Students had to sign up in order to donate and a form needed to be signed with a parent or guardian’s signature.Sophomore, Caitlyn Swaringim is proud of the good the blood drive is doing. “The blood is going to a great organizati...

Music from within

Elizabeth Skelly and the french horn.

Laura Weiss and Gea Henry

October 27, 2016

At Francis Howell Central, one can hear the instruments play their rhythms in the hallways or outside after school.  Band has been a part of these student’s lives ever since middle school when they first picked out their chosen instrument. “I love expressing myself through music and there is some...

Coming to an end

Abram Cutshall, David Tuttle, Jacob Slone, and Gea Henry act in the show.

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

April 28, 2016

This past weekend, the Spotlight Players put on their last show of the year, “The Wizard of Oz.” Being the last one, it was bittersweet for many people, especially the seniors, since this was the last show of their high school career. One senior who is sad to see their high school theatre career e...

See the best of the Fine Arts department

See the best of the Fine Arts department

Sydney Kaiser, Yearbook editor

April 1, 2016

Members of the school theatre, choir and band programs will perform this evening at the National Art Honors Society's fourth annual Fine Arts Festival, hosted this evening in the cafe. In addition, fine arts students work will be on display and available for purchase.

Overcoming Obstacles

The cast does a script read-through for the upcoming show.

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

March 8, 2016

With a few weeks of rehearsals out of the way, the Spotlight Players are making progress for the performances of “The Wizard of Oz” despite some challenges that have been thrown in their way, including the absence of director Mrs. Cori Nelson due to surgery. Mrs. Nelson’s absence wasn’t as big of a setba...

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