Cheerleaders prepare for Homecoming

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 28, 2010

After wrapping up all summer practices, the varsity cheerleaders are finally ready and eager to perform at the annual white out game on Friday, Sept. 24 against the Timberland Wolves. The cheerleaders have been prepping for the much anticipated game and performance for several weeks now, working h...

Chem club stirs things up

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 28, 2010

Plans are in motion for the inauguration of this year’s chemistry club. The club sponsor, Mr. John Kozlowski, plans to have the club’s first meeting early second quarter, although he does not yet know an exact date; anyone interested in joining should meet in room 219 to speak with him. Chemistr...

Student store goes unnoticed

Alli Keisker

September 24, 2010

While school has been back in session for a little more than a month now, students still are having difficulties with finding school supplies for all of their classes. Believe it or not, FHC has a student store. The student store has many supplies ranging from pens to binders to flash drives to clarinet re...

Arete pillar forms due Oct. 1

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 23, 2010

Arete is sponsoring a fall breakfast on Nov. 4 for students who show achievement in one or more of the four core pillars of Arete: academic, athletic, extra-curricular and citizenship. In order to participate in all of the festivities, students only need to fill out one form for the entire year, wh...

Art Club looks to win again

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 21, 2010

The Art Club’s room is cluttered with chicken wire covered in tissue paper the color of blue and silver. What they are building isn’t yet complete, but after a few after school sessions, it will be. It is that time of year again: Homecoming. That means building the Homecoming float for many club...

New club helps acclimate new students

FHCtoday.com Staff

September 21, 2010

The Spartaneers are a group of new students that meet a couple times a month as they try to get used to the environment at their new school and make new friends. The librarian, Mrs. Joan Rigby, is the sponsor of this club. The members of the Spartaneers, all 55 of them, meet in the library. The only ...

KCAI visits FHC art classes

Claire Henderson

September 18, 2010

A representative from the Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), Mr. Jonah Criswell, visited art classrooms Thursday to talk to students who are interested in attending KCAI about the college’s requirements and how they can improve their artwork to get accepted into the school. KCAI is a distinguished fo...

Weekend storm lets in water

Sean Carroll

August 20, 2010

Over the weekend water leaked into the halls and classrooms of the school due to a roof leak. Mrs. Angie Kozlowski, assistant principal, was seen with Principal Sonny Arnel Monday morning cleaning up the water that had seeped from the floors of the second level. “We were mopping up everything,” Mrs. Kozl...

New bell hopes to decrease tardies

Claire Henderson

August 19, 2010

When students and teachers returned to school on Monday, an unfamiliar ringing filled their ears in between classes. A resounding theory about the noise was heard throughout the school: the intercom in the office had been left on, and the phone was ringing. As the day went on teachers and students ...

New NHS officers inducted for next year

Damiana McGraw

April 22, 2010

On April 8, the new officers of National Honor Society were inducted for the for the 2010-2011 school year. Junior Michelle Howard was inducted as secretary, junior Navi Kaur was made treasurer, junior David Lanza became vice president and junior Logan Miller was elected president. The newly electe...

FHCtoday.com wins national award

Megan Berberich

April 21, 2010

On Sat. April 17, the Central Focus website, FHCtoday.com, received fourth place in the Best of Show competition for publication websites at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Assocation convention in Portland, Ore. More than 100 school websites were entered in this competition. Th...

Students experience hunger firsthand this Saturday

Margaret Borgmeyer

April 13, 2010

This Saturday at 6:30 a.m., the Driven Student Ministry from First Baptist Church of O'Fallon is hosting an event called 30 Hour Famine, in which high school students will stop eating for the 30 hours. "World Vision's 30 Hour Famine is a worldwide movement of students who are serious about serving G...

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