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Arcade on the Go

Arcade on the Go

Craig Eddy, Podcast Editor

January 22, 2020

When I heard about a new subscription service being added to the Apple App Store, I was initially very skeptical. As someone who has a general distaste for subscribing to a continuously paid program, this market ploy wasn’t very appealing. Creating something interesting or appealing then locking it be...

Perfect Placement

Perfect Placement

Morgan Kromer, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

This week is important for all freshman, sophomore, and junior members of choir. It is placement week and the nerves are kicking.  Students had winter break, as well as two to three days in class, to practice and learn a work chosen for them by Mrs. Baird. They are changing much of how placement...

Dim Lighting, Solos, and Improvisation

Dim Lighting, Solos, and Improvisation

January 13, 2020

Concluding the semester, the Francis Howell Central Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble performed in the auditorium following the Saeger Jazz Band on Thursday, Dec. 12th. Providing an example and support for the future highschool jazz musicians, the Francis Howell Central bands skillfully presented solo infus...

“Tragical Romance and All”

“Tragical Romance and All”

Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

January 3, 2020: I woke up to the alarm I set for myself blaring “Ahead By A Century” by The Tragically Hip. At first I wanted to go back to sleep, as usual when I am forced awake, but then I remembered something. Today was the day I had been looking forward to for months, “Anne With An E” se...

A Welcome Presence

A Welcome Presence

Sam Chen, Staff Reporter

December 30, 2019

He enters the patient’s room. He's the only other person in the room, besides the patient. He sits down by the patient, and listens intently as the patient talks, keeping the patient company where they wouldn’t have had any otherwise. He goes from room to room, checking in on each patient and making...

Being There

Being There

Emma Clasen, Staff Reporter

December 28, 2019

It’s a regular Thursday at school, but for junior Olivia Daniel it’s been a rough day. Today Daniel has been on edge up until she walks into room 213, Mrs. Roxanne Fetsch’s classroom. The second she walks through the door she feels lighter knowing that Fetsch will help and talk to her. Fetsch wa...

Greatest. Gifts. Ever.

Greatest. Gifts. Ever.

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2019

Behind every good gift is a thoughtful gift-giver, one that selected an earthly possession that they believed would best communicate the sentiments felt for their recipient. The receiving end of such a gift is an agreeably good place to be; one is able to appreciate the intentionality of the giver and...

Collaborative Communication

Collaborative Communication

Grace Bahru, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2019

In today’s society, it’s easier to send a text message or a snap chat then it is for students to  communicate verbally. But the truth is everyone uses public speaking at some point in their lives, but whether someone is good at is another matter. Theater and public speaking teacher Mrs. Cori Stal...

Putting the Pieces Together

Putting the Pieces Together

Andrew Houmes, Staff Photographer

December 9, 2019

As the semester comes to an end, the Francis Howell Central Wind Ensemble begins to put final touches on their pieces before the winter concert. Meeting after school on Dec. 2nd, the woodwind instruments practice their difficult parts, putting the final touches on integral sections containing challenging...

Taking The Lead

Taking The Lead

Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

It was getting dark outside as the band room bustled with performers practicing or talking to their friends to alleviate the tension from the first ensemble performance of the year.  Meanwhile, relatives and peers lined up in the auditorium atrium waiting to get seated.  On Thursday, November 14, the Wind Ensemble ...

Frozen Fanfare

Frozen Fanfare

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

This movie has been anticipated for six years by people (arguably) of every age group. I remember seeing Frozen in the theater with my grandma and two little cousins when I was ten years old, and I loved it. Now that I am sixteen and got to see Queen Elsa in the theater once again, I was overjoyed. Ac...

Inked Up

Inked Up

Isaiah Salin, Design Editor

December 5, 2019

Bzzzttt. Bzzzztt. The needle moves in and out of the skin, injecting ink into the second layer of skin. For many people, tattoos are a major appeal, for looks and meaning. Tattoos and piercings are a large factor of modern-day culture and they have become a simple way to show art on your body. Fo...

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