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Homecoming parade hurdles

Homecoming parade hurdles

Haley Hewkin, Coverage Editor

October 8, 2018

     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

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

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

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...

E-sports at FHC

E-sports at FHC

Abigail Tartleton, Staff Photographer

September 27, 2018

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

            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 ...

Art’s impacts

Art’s impacts

Lanie Sanders, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018

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

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

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...

Art in the city

Art in the city

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

September 14, 2018

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

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...

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Gracie Kruep, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018

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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