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Testing frustrations

Testing frustrations

Holly Whaley, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

A student goes to school for eight hours a day. After school, they may have an extracurricular activity or sport. They may have a job. They may have both. After many daunting hours on their feet, a student does not want to go home and study for a test until bedtime. Unfortunately, however, this is the re...

A Welcomed Change

A Welcomed Change

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Walking into room 96 for second hour, junior Lizzy Dailey-LeFlore is nothing but smiles. She walks towards room and on her way in greets Mrs. Karen Flood who stands outside the door in the hallway everyday. Dailey-LeFlore walks into the room to quite a scene. Sitting at the tables around the room ...

Out of touch

Out of touch

Seth Wilcox, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Sophomore Reed Easterling walks into school, heart heavy from the death of United States Senator John McCain. He looks for someone to talk about this tragedy. Everyone around him is talking about Netflix, memes, Fortnite, and YouTube, causing Easterling to feel very isolated. This sort of thing happens...

Sketchbook shenanigans

Sketchbook shenanigans

Craig Eddy, Entertain editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

A look at a new project trying to invite more people into art Every year in the month of October, artists and painters and others alike celebrate October not as a spooky month, but one full of art appreciation. October is National Art Month, and the team of NAHS is celebrating in an interesting and i...

On Board with brownies

On Board with brownies

Whitney Klein, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Discover, Events, Events, Feature, Showcase

Tuesday, October 23rd. The Francis Howell Board of Education came together within the Howell Central Learning Commons. Their purpose? To greet the people as members of the community. The very first Brownies with the Board event brought the board together with Francis Howell faculty, families, and students...

The excitement of the performance

The excitement of the performance

Holly Whaley, Staff

October 23, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Showcase, Theatre

    The stage is ready, the bright lights are on, and the curtains are about to be drawn. Beyond the stage are many, many people sitting in the dark of the auditorium, watching intently. Actors stand by in full costume and makeup, about to take the stage, their bodies flowing with adrenaline. ...

Manning Up

Manning Up

Ian Ingram

October 22, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover

To be involved at this school requires either the littlest amount of effort or a schedule so full that doing homework at home becomes a natural instinct. It really depends on the schedule: some students focus on school and some on a job. Nevertheless, it is a fact that officers’ of clubs at Howell ...

Success of Homecoming

Success of Homecoming

George Schlotzhauer, Staff reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs

After weeks of hard work the day of homecoming finally came and it went off without a hitch. Student council feels like the homecoming dance went well and was an accomplishment. Student council is responsible for planning homecoming and making sure it goes well. It takes a lot of time and work to do ho...

Homecoming parade hurdles

Homecoming parade hurdles

Haley Hewkin, Coverage Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Events

     The annual Homecoming parade is a tradition that the first started at Francis Howell Central more than 20 years ago when the school first opened. All fall sports are asked to participate and any club at FHC is welcome to join in on the parade.      The Homecoming parade builds support...

Differences between NAHS and Art Club

Gabby Buchholz and Lanie Sanders

October 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Uncategorized

For many students, art is not just a class requirement to fill: it’s a hobby and an activity that they enjoy outside of school. Here at FHC, there are two extracurricular art groups to get involved with: National Art Honor Society and Art Club. Senior Lauren White has been in NAHS ever since her freshman yea...

Arsenic and amazing crew heads

Arsenic and amazing crew heads

Holly Whaley, Staff reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Showcase, Theatre

FHC Spotlight players are revving up for an exciting production this October.    Janelle Klos, President of the Spotlight Players, says “I feel like it’s going so good. Like, I don’t know, everything’s thought out and everything is running super smoothly.” 'Arsenic and Old Lace' is goin...

Spartan Sprint 9/29

Spartan Sprint 9/29

Abigail Tarleton, Staff photographer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Events, Events, Galleries, Showcase

On Saturday September 29, homecoming morning, FHC parent club hosted the inaugural Spartan Sprint. Around 50 racers came to attend the two mile race around Central and Saeger Middle School with the fastest time being just over 12 minutes. Organizers Anna Jones and Amy McEvoy considers the event a...

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