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Community at FHC

Community at FHC

Alura Berry, Staff Photographer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Discover, Discover, Video

There’s no doubt the FHC community has a strong sense of family among each other, but usually the people working behind the scenes to make everyone come together go unnoticed.   People apart of clubs like Student Council, Central Outreach, and Central International give their best effort to ...

President Trump to visit St. Charles

President Trump to visit St. Charles

Whitney Klein, Voice Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Heads up St. Charles, something big is happening today. President Donald Trump is coming to the St. Charles Convention Center. He’ll be giving a speech promoting Republican plans to overhaul the tax code - plans that hope to incentivize economic growth by decreasing taxes on corporations and wealt...

Filled to the brim

Filled to the brim

Patrick Sheehan, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under Discover

Attendance had been down for past years, but every spot was filled for this year. The HOSA blood drive collected blood from all the eligible donors out of the 130 students that signed up. The gym was full of kids waiting in line to have their blood drawn.   The blood drive was held in th...

Real World Problems

Real World Problems

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Activities, Events, Uncategorized

After high school, and even now, students face problems that aren’t covered in textbooks or assigned by a teacher. In order to give students an opportunity to learn these skills, librarian Andrea Head came up with the idea for Real World Wednesdays. Her inspiration stemmed from a group on Facebook, ...

DECA creates sense of family, opportunity to compete

DECA creates sense of family, opportunity to compete

Abram Cutshall, Staff reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

In the past few years, DECA has grown both in size and popularity. Recently they held their annual officer election and with every new set of officers comes a new fresh set of ideas and plans to make the club better. To be in DECA, one simply has to be enrolled in a marketing class and pay the club fe...

Students rally around hospitalized teacher

Students rally around hospitalized teacher

Austin McKinley, Staff photographer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Aug. 9, school is in session. With it starting off to its normal start, students are in a hurry to see their friends and teachers are preparing for the long list of names they have to memorize. Little did they know the news that would send our school into a movement that may never be forgotten. Less...

Fees now required to participate in sports, activities

Fees now required to participate in sports, activities

Drew James, Staff photographer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

How would you feel if $40 was the deciding factor if you would be participating in school school activities? In the Francis Howell School District, $40 is your ticket in. Due to poor budget maintenance in the Francis Howell School District, families are now required to pay a fee of $40.00 in order to...

Concussion

Concussion

Doug West, Staff Photographer

November 8, 2017


Filed under 2017-18, Activities, Boys Soccer, Clubs, Discover, Fall, Fall Sports, Football, Football, Girls Volleyball, Lacrosse, Softball, Video

Concussions have become a growing epidemic in the sports and media world recently. A concussion happens when the athlete suffers an impact to the head and the brain collides within the skull. Symptoms of a concussion can include continuous headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, irritability, co...

Today’s students, tomorrow’s modern artists

Today’s students, tomorrow’s modern artists

Gillian Pendel, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Discover

For many young artists, publicly displaying their work is something that cannot be achieved until adulthood. The AP Studio class, however, will be promoting their work in their first public gallery of the school year this week. The gallery is called “Perception: An Exhibition in Augmented Reality” and it ...

Two competitions, one band banded together

Two competitions, one band banded together

Jessica Fults, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Clubs, Fall Sports

Over the break, The Spartan Regiment had a competition at Mizzou on Saturday, October 14th and competed at BOA (Bands of America) on Friday, October 20th. These were arguably two of the most important competitions during the season, and the band prepared thoroughly. Before fall break started and the team had t...

Costumes for two

Costumes for two

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Activities, Culture, Feature, FHC Guide to Halloween

During the Halloween season couples face the dilemma of what to wear. These five moderately easy and fun costumes are the perfect idea. Whether you're looking for something fun or cute, there's something for you.   Jim and Pam from the hit TV show, The Office,  are a great costume idea for co...

Achieving Arete

Achieving Arete

Megan Percy, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs

Since the founding of FHC, Arete has celebrated those who strive to be their best in academics, in athletics, and in the community. They appreciate those who believe is hard work in all of these fields, such as Maddie Fuller, a junior who is new to the program this year “,” said Fuller.  Th...

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