Harlem Shake

March 1, 2013

Merry modeling

February 13, 2013

On Feb. 5, the Parent Club of 2014 hosted the annual Prom Fashion Show. In order to raise money for Prom, members of Student Council nominated juniors and seniors to be models in the show. The models had “dates” for the fashion show that they modeled with. “The partners were paired randomly,...

Shuffling the deck

January 15, 2013

When the list of parts was posted on the band room door after December’s auditions, looks of bewilderment spread through the accumulating crowd of percussionists, eager to see if they had been placed on their preferred instrument. Many of them had not. Weathered veterans who marched with finesse f...

Spraying into art

December 11, 2012

You’ve seen it on your way down to the city, on the side of a passing train, and now even in your very own school. Street art, more commonly known as Graffiti is a popular trend among artists for it allows them to create an identity for themselves while also broadcasting their artwork. Cody Collier is...

Student plans a future in game developing

December 7, 2012

Junior Nickolas Shuler is currently dual enrolled at Lewis and Clark Career Center and FHC. Shuler is going to tech school in order to gain a better understanding of the skills necessary to develop video games, which he hopes to eventually do professionally. He takes a programming class at Lewis and ...

Band student joins the ranks of the best in state

December 6, 2012

FHC is known for it’s exceedingly successful band program. In fact, marching band is one of the most decorated groups in the school, so it really came as no surprise when it was announced by activities director Mr. Scott Harris that among the record-breaking 16 (last year’s record-breaking number was 8) stude...

Little drummer boys (and girls)

December 3, 2012

While the end of the fall season seems to bring with it a lull in the ongoings of sports teams and activities, the onset of winter signals the beginning of several little-known activities, one of these being winter drumline. FHC’s winter drumline is an offshoot of the band program, and many memb...

Early preparations

November 30, 2012

Winter Guard is slowly, but surely, beginning their season preparation. The first step was finishing auditions, which the squad wrapped up recently. “We just got done with auditions, and we have set the guard at 24 people,” senior Katie Tobin said. The group is mainly fall guard crossovers, but...

Like a Piano

November 27, 2012

To snap or not to snap?

November 10, 2012

Lately, more and more students, such as juniors Hayley Lechner and Kortney Sheahan, can be seen snapping photos of themselves or their friends. However, Lechner and Sheahan are not taking these to tweet, Facebook or Instagram, because the newest fad is here. It’s called Snapchat. This app provides a differ...

Brothers in Blue

November 5, 2012

Band marches through break

October 23, 2012

For the Francis Howell Central marching band, break meant more competitions and performances. Over the break, the band went to Bands of America and along the way stopped at Carmel High School in Indianapolis on Thursday, where they had a clinic with its prestigious marching band. “This band prog...

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