One of your French Girls: Jack Schriber poses for the crowd, soaking in his victory as Mr. Moneybags

Majestic Men of FHC

Megan Murray, Staff Reporter June 2, 2022

For those of you who didn't attend Mr. FHC, it was a male beauty pageant. Students and teachers were allowed to participate in this once a year event. This was the first time in two years that we were...

Motivation is for Losers

Lorelai Finoch, Staff Reporter June 2, 2022

Illinois-based author Fred Venturini, the self-proclaimed “Doritos of literature,” is a collection of horrific childhood traumas, a singular sense of humor, and a realist unlike any other who’s been...

Seniors Abbie and Olivia Lester laughing receiving their awards.

Senior Night LAX Edition 2022

Maya Culian, Social Media Editor & Photographer May 31, 2022

On Wednesday, May 11, the Lacrosse team had their senior night. It was one of the hottest days of the month so far but that didn’t stop the girls from having an amazing night. Surrounded by family and...

HOUSE HUNTING: Lauren Risley, FHC Class of 2002, shows clients around a home. Lauren Risley owns her own realty business and recently starred in her own HGTV show, Call the Closer.

Closer to Home

Rachel Vrazel, Web Editor May 25, 2022

Beginning in November of 2021, the face of Lauren Risley could be seen across the country with the click of a remote or the tap of a thumb. But before she could be seen by the entire world as she showed...

Fred Venturini signs his book for a student.

Authorial Advice

Charlie Rosser and Samantha Castille May 20, 2022

On Wednesday, May 19, the learning commons hosted their very first author meet and greet with gateway nominee author Fred Venturini. Students had the opportunity to meet with the author and talk to him...

On Cloud 9

On Cloud 9

Keaton (Kiki) Frye, Photo EIC May 13, 2022

On Friday, April 29, Spartans dressed to the nines in their spiffiest get-ups for Prom. This years theme was Cloud 9 and the dance itself was held at the St. Charles convention center. The dance featured...

AP Government teacher Nicholas Beckmann jokes around with his government students. Mr. Beckmann is known for his humorous atmosphere.

Nicholas Beckmann

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor May 5, 2022

Mr. Beckmann, I didn’t know where to start so I wrote you an acrostic poem. B-oisterous E-nriching C-harasmatic K-ool with a K M-ansplain? A-stounding N-aturally a great teacher N-ot like...

Mr. Crowell gives a scoff to a student who gave a smart remark.  Crowell loves to joke around with his students to make class more fun.

Micheal Crowell

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer May 5, 2022

After sitting in crowells classroom for two years now I can safely say he has become one of my favorite teachers at FHC.  He is a very generous teacher and makes his students laugh. I am always in a good...

Mr. Koz directs the students in his chemistry class on the breakdown of a compound chemical equation.  Koz tries to help his students understand the complex learnings of chemistry and tries to make the class interactive and fun with different labs and activities.

John Koz

Charlie Rosser and Clara Kilen, Staff Photographer and Staff Reporter May 5, 2022

Mr. Koz, I just want to say thank you for the great times I had in your class this year. Your class has given me a new appreciation and love for chemistry, so much so that I’m seriously considering...

Mr. Bailey helps a student with their schedule with a kind smile on his face. He tries to make his office a welcoming place for students that struggle with their schedules and other academic issues.

Dustin Bailey

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer May 5, 2022

Walking into a counselor's office is often a scary and daunting task that every student has experienced at some point. Whether they are doing the annual check-in for your schedule, or maybe you asked to...

Ms. Frys students look on as she cracks jokes and funny remarks during her lesson.  Fry tries to make her classroom enjoyable to students and loves to create a fun dynamic with everyone she meets.

Melissa Fry

Faith Beckmann, Central Focus Editor May 5, 2022

Dear Mrs. Fry, Doing anything with creative writing in school has always been a nerve wracking process for me as my writing has always been something very personal in my life; however, your class made...

Ms. Kelly controls her classroom with grace as she lectures to her students.  Learners love her direct teaching and value the composure she holds herself with as she teaches.

Jane Kelley

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor May 5, 2022

Mrs. Kelley,   You are the best part of my mornings. Waking up and getting to school on time can be a chore some days, but knowing I get to hang out with you first hour always puts a little...

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