Taking on Troy

Junior, Ayden Boss runs for the ball in hopes of scoring for his team.

Grace Hutchinson, Staff Photographer

September 18, 2020

A close game for the Varsity Soccer team at Troy High School leaves the players satisfied with their performance. On Thursday, Sept. 10, the team came out of a battle against Troy with a win. Ayden Boss, a member of the team, thought they played and adjusted to their opponent effectively. “I thoug...

Walking into a great weekend

Walking into a great weekend

Emma Hultz and Paige Fann, Staff photographer

October 4, 2019

As classes come to an end the long awaited excitement and energy for the Homecoming parade starts to rise. On Sept. 26 all of the fall sports and clubs came together to build floats and spread their excitement for their season and Homecoming around the streets of Cottleville. Friends and family lined Hwy. N...

On Board with brownies

On Board with brownies

Whitney Klein, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd. The Francis Howell Board of Education came together within the Howell Central Learning Commons. Their purpose? To greet the people as members of the community. The very first Brownies with the Board event brought the board together with Francis Howell faculty, families, and students...

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...

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 ...

Spartans drop the ball against the Vikings

Spartans drop the ball against the Vikings

Doug West, Staff Photographer

September 13, 2018

On Thursday September 6, the girls varsity volleyball team hosted the Francis Howell Vikings in a long awaited battle. The Spartans took advantage, did their homework, and worked hard earlier in the week. Which earned them an early lead, slowly crippling the Vikings will to compete. Slowly the vikings ...

Mr. FHC raises funds

Gabe Delgado gives a shout out to the members of Ranch FC after he was crowned Mr. FHC on March 12.

Gillian Pendel, Staff Photographer

March 16, 2018

The annual Mr. FHC fundraiser took place last week, this year raising money for Five Acres Animal Shelter. Through the combined ticket sales and “Miracle Minute” segment, over $2,000 was raised. Carl Swanson was crowned Mr. Sophomore, Eion Jones received Mr. Junior, and Aleks Kisselhoff won Mr. S...

Live stream of Mr. FHC

Zach Jones, Live Stream

March 9, 2018

Live stream of Mr. FHC tonight at 7

Movin’ on up

Movin' on up

Connor Crites, Video Editor

March 2, 2018

The girls basketball team made easy work of Timberland in their first game of districts. The final score was 37-20, which makes their record 21 & 5. The game was heavily in favor of the Spartans, but Timberland managed to come back and make it a close game. "The whole team had a lot of energy,"...

Real World Problems

Students are listening to the mechanic at Len's auto parts during the last Real World Wednesday.

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter

November 16, 2017

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, ...

Author surprises students

Author surprises students

Chloe Bockhorst, Staff reporter

November 16, 2017

The Other Wes Moore is an intricate story that serves as an autobiography as well as a biography of another man with the same name. Thus, it is great example of a book that students are introduced to in their high school career. One of the Wes Moores’ - author Wes, as he is called to deviate him from...

Honoring Veterans

Breakfast is served

Kana Chung, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017

On the morning of Friday, November 10, many spartans gathered in the learning commons to share the most important meal of the day with those who served our country.   Hosted by Epsilon Beta, this event gave students and faculty the opportunity to show their appreciation for veterans by pro...

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