Stitching Together During The Pandemic

Harmaan's workspace shows off just a few of the masks she's made. Masks are one of the most vital necessities to keep oneself and others safe during this pandemic.
Lesa Haarman Makes Masks to Aid Her Community in the Midst of COVID-19
January 19, 2021

When people first began to feel the full effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic in March, as Missourians and others across the world  were required to stay at home as much as possible for weeks at a time, many...

Precautious Performance

In order to keep choir members and spectators healthy, singers were spaced out and the amount of viewers was limited to two per student. These safety precautions allowed the choir to finally show off the skills they have been building this semester. Photo courtesy OF FHC Choir
Safety alterations made the school year’s first choir concert possible
January 15, 2021

The lights dim. You feel the lights brighten on you, and the concert you never thought would happen begins. After singing yourself through about four songs, the lights dim, and you find your way back to...

Dealing with the Unknown

One of the ways Analiesa Hollowood passed nearly two months in the hospital was by learning some new skills. Here, she plays
Analiesa Hollowood struggles to find a medical diagnosis through months of health issues
January 14, 2021

On a regular Saturday evening in mid-August the Hollowood family decides to enjoy themselves and go out to eat for dinner. Analiesa Hollowood was not feeling the greatest after her meal so she decided...

A Type of Celebration

Sieveking smiles with her family on vacation. Despite six years with diabetes, she seeks to improve and stay positive each day.
Emma Sieveking celebrates her six- year diaversary with a 24-mile run
January 13, 2021

We celebrate lots of things, from birthdays and anniversaries, to accomplishments and memories, we are surrounded by momentous occasions that mark an impactful milestone. For Emma Sieveking, she celebrates...

The Sistine in the Lou

Now instead of taking an airplane to Rome, people can drive to St. Louis to see Michelangelo's work.
January 11, 2021

For many people, religious or not, the Sistine Chapel is a bucket list location for art connoisseurs or people with eyes. For years, people have traveled to the detailed frescoes of Michelangelo, and is...

“Take Me to the Lakes…”

After the change of plans for her original schedule for 2020, singer and songwriter Taylor Swift worked to find a way to still connect with her fans amidst the COVID-19 pandemic since she was unable to tour. One solution was to produce a concert film for Disney+, which was released on Nov. 24.
Taylor Swift captivates her audience with a new concert film on Disney+.
December 21, 2020

Since I was around three years old, Taylor Swift’s music has been a significant source of comfort for me as I grow up and go through life. Her latest album, “folklore”, came out at a time when I...

Say ‘Hello’ to Laughter

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's Comical Broadway Masterpiece
December 8, 2020

2020 has been a very memorable year with an election, a global pandemic, fires in australia, an entire BLM movement, and many other stressful events. 2020 has most likely been stressful and eventful and...

A Circle in Motion

Thurgood Marshall (pictured left) made history as the first African American U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. During his time in the court, he played a part in many cases that included topics like civil rights, the death penalty, and other controversial or important issues. Margaret Sanger (pictured right) was a women’s reproductive health activist who advocated for the use of contraceptives and family planning to help women control the size of their families. She opened the first birth control clinic in the United States and created the  organization now known as  Planned  Parenthood.
How events from the past in September and October have influenced the present
November 19, 2020

Perhaps one of the most beautiful things about history is its ability to connect itself to present day events. It could be said that the saying “history repeats itself” has never been as relevant as...

A Clue Into the Fall Play

The cover of the popular family game Clue. This year’s play, “Clue”, will be adapted to keep safety a top priority, while the Spotlight Players will work to make a good quality virtual play to watch from home.
The upcoming virtual production is the first in school history
November 19, 2020

Junior Rachel Vrazel, practicing for the role of Yvette on zoom. Preparing to perform on stage with her fellow cast members, dressed head to toe in 1950’s fashion, and sitting proper at a table. But,...

Senior Night Spotlight

Junior Olivia Quinn embraces Webb after the game, while Coach Sheets gives Webb the props she deserves for her game winning hit.
November 13, 2020

The Girls Varsity Softball team won their game against Marquette on Friday Oct. 9. The team played a great game for their senior, Skylar Webb. Webb is a Junior, graduating early who rang in the game...

Crazy Cool: Halloween Edition

Crazy Cool: Halloween Edition
October 22, 2020

This is the first episode of the "Crazy Cool Podcast", with junior Sydney Tran and junior Sarah Percy. The CC podcast will feature crazy topics that we tell you in a cool way. We encourage listeners...

Making Music

A group of saxophone players perform.
October 20, 2020

On Thursday Oct. 15th, our Spartan Regiment took to the field for the annual Howell Preview. This event featured performances from the bands of all three FHSD high schools. Hosted at our home turf...

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