CDC to host Black, White, Shades of Grey night

FHCtoday.com Staff

February 10, 2010

The student organization Cultural Diversity is hosting Black, White, Shades of Gray on Feb. 17, in the auditorium from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. A reception with cookies and punch will follow the event. The group is dedicated to understanding among ethnic groups. Attendees will watch a video and make grou...

2010 sparks new debates

George Yu

January 29, 2010

In less than a year's time, elections and their campaigns will surface across the nation. Familiar again will be the debates, excitement, and tension leading up to the 2010 midterm elections. The candidates will engage their opponents on issues of national concern. "The economy is the most important...

Wall of Fame gives recognition

Kyle Kofron

January 29, 2010

Coming back from winter break, students were surprised to find a newly decorated wall entitled "FHC Wall of Fame" located in the hall leading to the cafeteria. The purpose: students who do well in school academically are rewarded with the recognition of having their picture on the Wall of Fame. Similar to the St...

Band program to add new ensembles

Jesse Patch

January 25, 2010

There are three new after-school groups starting February 4, 2010 to Francis Howell Central, and they are the Woodwind Choir, the Brass Choir and the Percussion Ensemble. "We started these ensembles in order to add to the music program overall and for students to receive more individual attention on their ...

Family connected to Haiti in need

Brendan Kinnison

January 22, 2010

Most students have heard about the earthquake that rocked Haiti on Jan. 12. Not only was everyone devastated by the news that Haiti was hit by an earthquake, but the news struck especially close to home with one student at FHC. Jeff Desir, a freshman, has distant relatives back in Haiti. His famil...

Teacher of the Year to be selected Friday

Alli Keisker

January 20, 2010

The 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year nominees have been announced and they are waiting to hear the final winner's name announced over the intercom. The final winner will be announced on Friday, January 22, 2010. The nominees are science teacher Jennifer Berger, history teacher Brian Ricker and English teacher ...

Dropping temperatures affect students

Alaina Babb

January 15, 2010

With the recent temperatures of -15 degree weather, the Francis Howell School District, along with many others, decided to cancel school on Friday, Jan. 8. After large quantities of snow and bad road conditions on the Jan. 7, temperatures dropped to dangerous conditions. According to fhsdschools.org, if it is possible for students t...

Soda prices increase unexpectedly

Cory Schmitt

December 18, 2009

Prices in the Pepsi vending machines unexpectedly raised 25 cents Thursday to $1.25 a bottle, following a decision from Pepsi Co. The price change came with no warning from the company to administrators. "We were never told," said Dean of Students Lucas Lammers. "On Monday or Tuesday, a student came...

Spartan Regiment to perform at Gator Bowl

FHCtoday.com Staff

December 16, 2009

The season is coming to an end, and the Spartan Regiment is preparing for its last performance of the year. On Jan. 1, 2010, the band will be performing at the half time show of the Gator Bowl with other bands from across the Untied States. Students are saving up their money, making a list of things...

Students help community through food banks

Hannah Ibos

December 16, 2009

The holidays are right around the corner, but not every family is so excited. With the declining economy, many families are beginning to worry about the cost of things, including the holiday meal. There is always one place that is there to help these families, and it is run by volunteers who want to...

Surgery sidelines Dr. Arnel

Damiana McGraw

December 8, 2009

Principal Sonny Arnel will be absent from Dec. 9 until Jan. 20. He will be undergoing stomach surgery and the recovery time is six weeks. The procedure is supposed to be simple. “Sure any surgery is simple as long as it is happening to someone else!” said Dr. Arnel. Dr. Arnel has never been ...

YIG’s technical group shines at state

Brittany Kinealy

December 3, 2009

Youth in Government traveled to Jefferson City for its annual statewide convention. Schools from all around Missouri went to the state capitol to introduce bills and legislation to peers. The two day trip resulted in significant legislative success for Central. The convention's student governor faile...

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