The president of Eplison Beta, Lorelei and Zoe work on a blank bulletin board. Bulin Boards help clubs stay updated on the lastest news in the club. Photo by Aniya Sparrow

Getting Involved Again

Clubs at FHC get back into action after a year of restrictions
Olivia McCary, Staff Reporter October 21, 2021

The after school hallways are full of life as teens run to cars, get on the buses, hangout in groups, attend sports, and wait to be picked up. Perhaps a favorite is club activities. Ranging from HOSA to...

The advertisement used to promote the documentary, Miss Americana, which follows famed songwriter Taylor Swift from late 2018-2019. The film was initially released at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 23, 2020 and later on Netflix on Jan. 30, 2020.

That’s Her Whole World

Even after a year, Taylor Swift's Netflix documentary still remains relevant to current topics
Faith Beckmann, Newspaper Editor September 15, 2021

Though it’s been about a year and a half since it’s release, “Miss Americana,” a Netflix documentary about Songwriter-Singer Taylor Swift, is still one of the best documentaries I have ever seen....

Francis Howell High School opened in 1881 as the Howell Institute in Howells Prairie, Missouri. The school was renamed in 1915 and remained the only high school in the district until 1986 when Francis Howell North High School was opened.

Chronicling Persistence

The story of the Francis Howell School District
Faith Beckmann and Faith Jacoby June 8, 2021

St. Charles County is one of the most historic places in Missouri. The county's deep history includes the beginnings of the westward expansion movement and the founding of the state among other notable...

Dakota Dunman is surounded by colors. Each voice brought by the FHC choir is unique, they each bring their
own unique colors to the sound.

The Colors of a Qualifier

Dakota Dunman named first male All-State choir qualifier since 2012
Olivia McCary, Staff Reporter June 4, 2021

All-State Choir. An achievement that many choral members strive to achieve. But for junior Dakota Dunman, getting accepted into All-State Choir became reality. The Missouri All-State Choir...

Paintings of Luke Morrison and Zoe Michals as the characters they were are immortalized on Mrs. Shockley’s ceiling. To commemerate the class’ experience performing Macbeth seniors Ella Yawitz, Paige Fann, and Jessica Hiegel painted a ceiling tile of the stars of the play.

Something Wicked This Way Comes

The cursed legend of Macbeth comes to life in Mrs. Shockley’s AP Literature class
Tea Perez, Web Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2021

The play that shall not be named. The M-word. Macbeth. When William Shakespeare first wrote his infamous play, one could assume he didn’t foresee it becoming a token of disaster and misfortune...

Senior Send Off

Senior Send Off

These three seniors plan the perfect Class of '21 farewell
Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2021

Some seniors will walk briskly into the Family Area to avoid the possibility of being late while others will scramble to find their seat among the hundreds of fold-out chairs; all while six family members...

A Broke Students Top 100

A Broke Student’s Top 100

The best restaurants to hit on your next Saint Louis visit but on a budget
Sophie Delaney , Staff Reporter May 25, 2021

Anytime I am looking for a good place to eat with family or friends, I open up Ian Froeb’s top 100 list. This list is compiled of the top 100 restaurants in the Saint Louis area and contains foods across...

Marissa Seguinot and Angelina Deidrick dissect the cat.

The Cat is in the Bag

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer May 18, 2021

On Monday, May 17, the familiar formaldehyde smell filled the science hallway as Mr. Reed’s anatomy students began their week of cat dissections. Sophomore Kayla Wejzgrowicz is thankful to be given the...

A MEDICAL LIFE-LINE: E Lanterman smiles as they hold their new service dog, Piper. For them, a service dog aids in supporting mental health and comfort.

A Huggable Lifeline

Understanding the assistance of a service dog
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter May 5, 2021

Freshman E Lanterman walks through the hallway, a few minutes remaining before the bell rings. As they arrive at their next class, just like any other student, they eventually find their seat and begin...

The cast of the spring musical dances on the stage in the auditorium. Due to limited time to work together, the cast tries to make the best use of the time they are allowed to have to rehearse for the show.

Looking for Ways to ‘Rock’

The Spotlight Players plan "Schoolhouse Rock Live" despite pandemic
Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

They dance on the stage. Their singing is muffled, with masks over their faces, performing their hearts out as the FHC cast of “Schoolhouse Rock Live”.  “The story is about Tom, a brand new teacher...

Posting Positivity

Posting Positivity

An Instagram account spreads love at FHC
Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

Since March of 2020, an Instagram account known as FHC Student Community (@fhc_student_community) has been spreading positivity online. The account, run by an FHC student, accepts and anonymously...

Lauren Guth poses with her Congressional Nomiation certifcate and acceptance booklet. Guth went through a multitudinous process composed of essay-writing and interviews in order to get accepted by West Point Academy, where she plans to attend in order to serve her country and earn a degree.

Sights Set on Service

Seniors pursue military academy educations
Kayla Reyes, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

In October of her sophomore year, senior Lauren Guth flicked through the day’s mail. A letter from West Point lay buried between bills and coupon books, and she plucked it out and set it aside with the...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The online home of the Central Focus