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E-sports at FHC

E-sports at FHC

Abigail Tartleton, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Video

E-sports is becoming a new trend that is rapidly increasing in popularity and our school has recently decided to jump on board. This year Francis Howell Central is introducing their very own E-sports club consisting of two teams so far: the Overwatch team and the CS:GO team. A group of seniors from...

Spartans get mauled by Jaguars

Spartans get mauled by Jaguars

Doug West, Staff photographer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Discover, Events

            On Tuesday September 18 the spartans geared up to take on the Jaguars from Fort Zumwalt West. Leading up to the match was a nail biter with Zumwalt West being one of the better competitors on the schedule this year.             As the match was underway it was soon learned ...

Competition of Champions

Competition of Champions

Whitney Klein and Kana Chung

September 25, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Fall Sports, Move, Move, Showcase

Sixteen schools. Three divisions. One goal. September 22nd: The Spartan Regiment placed sixth overall, along with several other accomplishments, in their division at the Lafayette Contest of Champions. Their show “All in a Dayzzzzzz”, which includes pieces of “Heigh-ho” from Disney’s Snow White in t...

Art’s impacts

Art’s impacts

Lanie Sanders, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover

NAHS or National Art Honor Society is a club that attracts different artists of varying skill levels. Students from all grades meet in room 246 for a club centered around honing a craft while still having fun. Senior Kobi Nolan has always considered art a passion, and enjoys the way the club allows hi...

Each name with a keychain

Each name with a keychain

Ian Ingram

September 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover

A club at this establishment has recently been found out for a secretive act that the majority are not aware of. They tried to keep it under wraps, but now we know what they have gotten away with. Student Council gave the teachers of FHC keychains for to show their appreciation for what teachers do. It ma...

Development of the dance

Development of the dance

Megan Percy, Discover editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

As Homecoming Week approaches, Student Council is readying themselves for this much-anticipated celebration that it has been preparing for almost half the year already. StuCo is the main student proponent behind the organization of all the fine details that make the Saturday event, and the festive week bef...

Loss then recovery

Loss then recovery

Kierigan McEvoy, Kana Chung, and Whitney Klein

September 17, 2018


Filed under Band, Fall Sports, Move, Showcase

Saturday, September 8th, the Spartan Regiment woke up ready and determined to face their first competition of the season. The MEMC O’Fallon Township Competition in O’Fallon, IL hosted the Spartan Regiment on a rainy day to kick off what is expected to be a strong season. Although the Spartan Regiment d...

Art in the city

Art in the city

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

A month into the school year, National Art Honor Society is hosting their first out-of-school event. This Saturday, September 15th, the club, along with its sponsor, Ms. Judy Switzer, and officers, will be heading to Laumeier Sculpture Park in Sunset Hills, Missouri. Senior Kobi Nolan, one of the o...

Esports: the climbing trend in schools worldwide

Esports: the climbing trend in schools worldwide

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Showcase

The last bell of the day goes off at 2:20 PM on August 30th. Mr. Kris Miller heads to Conference Room C so he can go to the ESports club meeting. This meeting is with one of the two groups; the CSGO gaming group. Kids are spilling into the halls, running for the buses while eight or ten kids duck into...

Blocking and lines

Blocking and lines

Whitney Klein and Kana Chung

September 10, 2018


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Theatre

Brooklyn in the 1940s. A Victorian house. And a family of elderly people. All components of what will be an amazing play come this fall. The Spotlight players are working hard to bring to life the work of playwright Joseph Kesselring, “Arsenic and Old Lace”. “You can look forward to some creepy stuff...

The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.

The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.

Kierston Fisher, Social Media Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Activities, Galleries

On a hot Wednesday afternoon, the Francis Howell Central spartans played a C-Team football game against Fort Zumwalt South. With only 4 minutes into the first quarter, the ball was thrown by sophomore quarterback Parker Fry and caught at the bulldogs 10 yard line by sophomore Dom Slivinski “ I ...

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Gracie Kruep, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

Every year, the Spartan Jamboree is an exciting event for the fall athletes and the student body. The Jamboree consists of a parade of athletes, performances by the Spartan Regiment, the Sensations, and the cheerleaders. Also, each sport hosts their own event, girls golf has a driving competition, soft...

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