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Approximately 100 donate at StuCo blood drive

Approximately 100 donate at StuCo blood drive

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

Music from within

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

Coming to an end

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

Overcoming Obstacles

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...

A trip to the snow Capitol

Haley Mills, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

From Jan. 27 until Jan. 31 Mrs. Stacy Dennigman and Mrs. Vicki Pohlman, student council sponsors, took a total of seven student council members to Washington D.C. for a leadership conference. “The leadership workshops we attended were really helpful and interesting,”  junior Will James said. ...

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

January 26, 2016

As second semester begins, the Spotlight Players are preparing for the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” With applications for cast and crew coming in and auditions taking place, students are being given opportunities in a show they have never had before. Senior Emily Gelski and junior Maddy Miller...

Aim. Throw. Score.

Aim. Throw. Score.

Haley Mills, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016

StuCo helped make an unforgettable day for many local kids, young adults, and their families. Partnering with the basketball program Student Council was able to put on a Special Olympics basketball tournament. In order to prepare for the event StuCo members reached out, created brackets for the tour...

Spotlight Players rehearse for the upcoming auditions

Spotlight Players rehearse for the upcoming auditions

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

December 11, 2015

With the fall play out of the way, The Spotlight Players have turned their attention to the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” Auditions for the musical will follow winter break and be sometime in January. Preparing for any auditions can sometimes be a lot of work for the thespians. Accordi...

A curiously good performance

A curiously good performance

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

November 24, 2015

There is always a tinge of excitement in the air when the lights in the auditorium flash to notify the audience that the show will start in five minutes, and it was no different at this year’s fall play, “The Curious Savage.” The performances of “The Curious Savage” came and went so quickly for th...

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter

November 11, 2015

  As the performances for “The Curious Savage” draw near, the crew heads and their crews frantically put the finishing touches on the sets, costume, props, and anything else needed to put on the show. Often, crews don’t get as much credit as cast members do, because all of their work h...

TSA opens path to possible technology careers

TSA opens path to possible technology careers

Kalani West, Staff reporter

October 9, 2015

A group of 25 to 35 students, meeting on Wednesday afternoons, TSA is a club catering to students who have an interest in technology. TSA- the Technology Student Association- provides students with the opportunity to compete in engineering or technology-related competitions. Helping also to develo...

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