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A hands-on approach

A hands-on approach

Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

February 25, 2019

It’s 10:15 in the morning and the cafeteria is filled with the noise of students talking and putting down their belongings as lunch starts. As they are entering the cafeteria, junior Anna Burg changes into her scrubs, exits Central, and boards a bright yellow school bus. Burg spends half of her da...

Preparation with purpose

Preparation with purpose

Ruthann Kimbrel and Holly Whaley

February 19, 2019

Preparing for competitions, especially later ones in which judges become more critical in performances for the successful implementation to exceed the judges expectations it takes hard work, life-draining intensity and enormous amounts of emotional, mental and physical involvement. After experiencing...

Rehearsing in the Big Apple

Rehearsing in the Big Apple

Liz Baker, Central Focus Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2019

This four day weekend will see the Chamber and Chorale choirs traveling to New York City to work with other choirs from around the world and composer Ola Gjeilo. Much of their days will be filled with hours of long practices and sightseeing. Junior Catherine Analla is excited for the trip and the opportun...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Marcus Falcomata, Staff Reporter At-Large

February 4, 2019

The Spartan Hockey season has come to a close, and the team has finished with a 13-6-1 record, their best season since the Challenge Cup Final run in 2016. To round off an excellent season, on Saturday, January 26th, they were triumphant against Howell North, seven goals to one. Sophomore Owe...

The Last Ride

Jacob Edwards, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

The end of the season can bring lots of emotions for a team. Happiness. Sadness. Excitement. Disappointment. Crushing defeats and big victories can influence many of these emotions, and for the seniors, the leaders of the team, these emotions are amplified, because this will be their last season of hi...

Success at state

Success at state

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

January 18, 2019

Every year, the Missouri State Thespians hold the Missouri State Thespian Conference in January. Every two years the location switches; in 2018 it was held in St. Louis, and this year and next year it will be held in Kansas City. FHC’s Thespian Troupe--Troupe #5743--attended the annual conference as they ...

2019-20 FHC Publications application

2019-20 FHC Publications application

Lanie Sanders, FHCtoday.com editor-in-chief

January 8, 2019

FHC Publications is looking for hard-working, creative, smart students who want to be a part of some of the best publications in the country! If you are someone who loves a student-centered classroom experience and wants to have your voice be heard, come join our publications! The Central Focus, the...

My Favorite photo: Zoë Lentz

My Favorite photo: Zoë Lentz

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

January 3, 2019

For the first pep assembly of the year, the school changed it up a bit. Halfway through they decided to turn the lights off in the gym which means I had to change the settings instantly. It really gave perspective on what it would be like if I were a news photographer, you don’t know what’s going...

College or career?

College or career?

Whitney Klein and Ruthann Kimbrel

December 24, 2018

My favorite photo: Amelia Vohsen

My favorite photo: Amelia Vohsen

Amelia Vohsen, Staff Photographer

December 21, 2018

  During the homecoming pep assembly, all levels of cheer performed as well as dance. Typically, cheerleaders have to smile and maintain a peppy attitude, although most of them seem to fake it. This freshman cheerleader showed off her enthusiasm and FHC pride during her performance. This is my fav...

Too much energy

Too much energy

Whitney Klein, Social Media editor

December 16, 2018

Desensitization in high school

Desensitization in high school

Ruthann Kimbrel, Staff reporter

November 26, 2018

Desensitization in teens is becoming more common, especially with the growing trends of vaping, sexual or mature content and drug abuse. One of the hundreds of teens affected by desensitization is sophomore Gavin Power. Power has had a group of friends that peer pressured him into doing things he never...

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