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Unapologetically, We

Aniya Sparrow and Raina Straughter May 5, 2022

“It's in the reach of my arms, the span of my hips, the stride of my step, the curl of my lips, I am woman. Phenomenally.” -  Maya Angelou.  From the beginning of American history, black women...

Mrs. Leake creating social media posts for game day during her plan period. Leake makes posts on facebook, instagram, and twitter for every game.

Livin’ Like Leake

Samantha Castille and Maya Culian, Staff Photographer and Social Media Editor May 5, 2022

  Nine hours to be a teacher, a coach, and a role model. Once Hayley Leake arrives at Central she begins her morning with a plan period where she puts together the lessons she has for the day...

A Monkey at the Saint Louis zoo lays in the grass. She just woke up from a nap.

Navigating Nature

Charlie Rosser and Rebecca Hornberger May 5, 2022

“And then I have nature, art, and poetry, and if that’s not enough, what is?” -Vincent Van Gogh. We can often be so consumed in our own lives that we forget to notice what’s right in front of us....

Student taking picture next to piece of art.

Art Festival Comeback

Maya Culian, Social Media Editor & Photographer April 25, 2022

After two years FHC finally had their Art Festival on Friday Apr. 1. The festival was ran by NAHS [National Art Honors Society] and was filled with all the different arts and activities. There were stations...

Junior Kaylee Wright reads the morning announcements to begin her day. Wright is the student selected to do announcements to fill in the student body about the upcoming events at school. It feels good to know that I am a recognizable voice for people at schools, Wright said.

Starting the Day Off Wright

Clara Kilen, Staff Reporter April 21, 2022

“Good morning FHC please rise for the pledge of allegiance.” The beginning of each day at Francis Howell Central is marked by the morning announcements that feature the accomplishments of various...

A HIGHER PLACE: Mrs. Christina Lentz’s Adam Levine poster hangs high above
the student’s heads in the corner of her classroom. The poster is loved by
students and an important part of the classroom environment.

Classroom Curios

Rachel Vrazel, Web Editor April 11, 2022

Celebrity Crush While students might come and go from Mrs. Christina Lentz's English classroom, there’s one person who stays by her side all day long: Adam Levine. His presence has been a constant...

Our Affinity for Entertainment

Lorelai Finoch, Staff Reporter February 20, 2022

According to Psychology Today, people have been re-watching shows more and more often than they start new ones, which has brought about the more common use of the term “comfort show,” to describe a...

A Quick Word

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor February 11, 2022

Every Monday as the bell rings to mark the beginning of sixth hour, students in Mrs. Sarah Larue’s class whip out their phones to complete the day’s Wordle. The atmosphere is electric as students race...

Kevin Unaware of Danger: Protagonist Kevin McCallister holds a map unaware that two escaped convicts stand right behind him.

Frosty Films

Lauren Rohde , Staff Reporter December 20, 2021

"Home Alone 2: Lost In New York" A great movie for the holiday season would be “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.” The comedic film focuses on Kevin McCallister, who boards a different plane...

Harry Styles performs in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first show of his tour.

Harry’s Styles

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor November 8, 2021

40 shows. 32 cities. 2 albums. One man. After being postponed for over a year, Harry Styles: Love on Tour has been sweeping the nation. If you’re anything like me, you’re a huge fan of Harry Styles....

A mirrorball reflected light down onto the audience at the Harry Styles concert on Sept. 15. The return of concerts such as the Harry Styles concert reflects a glimpse of light into a post-pandemic world.

On the Road Again

Faith Beckmann, Newspaper Editor October 29, 2021

The atmosphere was buzzing as hundreds of people filled the stadium. They were all talking and laughing as they made their way to their seats, maybe even stopping for a quick photo. As the music started...

With no particular destination in mind, Mrs. Dena Dauve spreads her wings in anticipation for a long flight ahead.

Wisecracks: Best of the Best

Essy Ingram, Copy Editor June 4, 2021

All jokes were not created equally. Although they vary greatly in size, ranging from corny one-liners to drawn-out antics, their defining elements are highlighted within the joke itself. The teachers...

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