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The Wastebin Of Our World

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

The sun scrapes over the tree line of Legacy Park, igniting the emerald soccer fields, reaching to the black pavement of the student parking lot, and shining on the students as they emerge from cars and buses, ready for a brand new day at Francis Howell Central. However, in the grass around the school,...

Climate In Crisis

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

A land that was once a symbol of paradise, notorious for its clear waters, coral reefs, exotic cuisine and diverse wildlife, is now in shambles. A once-cozy blue house with an easy white porch, now lays completely upside down amongst the debris. The streets which previously resonated the enthusiastic chat...

Living Sustainably

Kayla Reyes, Paper Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

 Plastic fills beaches, oceans, the stomachs of marine animals. Temperatures reach an all-time high, melting ice caps and sucking the moisture out of lakes and rivers. Humans and animals alike breathe polluted air, unwittingly contaminating their bodies with a single breath. The gravity of the e...

Rooted In Reality

Rooted In Reality

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

Solutions to environmental issues are rooted in our ability to make change

Handling Stress Positively

Handling Stress Positively

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

With so many options available, students are struggling to create full yet stress free schedules. However, there are those that have over time developed the perfect recipe to creating both full and rewarding schedules that still have low stress levels. Among these masters of scheduling is senior Stephan...

That unique spark

That unique spark

Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

March 6, 2019

Waking up around six in the morning everyday to trudge to school is a battle endured by every high schooler; a battle most of us lose. The snooze button is smacked once (or twice), and when we finally get the urge to scurry out of the house, we find ourselves sitting in a classroom of 20 other student...

February issue: Why I Didn’t Report

February issue: Why I Didn’t Report

Kayla Reyes, Social media editor

February 22, 2019

In the #MeToo era, stories of sexual assault arise

A deadly trend

A deadly trend

Kayla Reyes, social media editor

February 11, 2019

In recent years, the use of nicotine products, specifically vaping devices like Juuls and Sourins, has skyrocketed among adolescents. The vast majority of high school students have been introduced to nicotine products in some fashion, and roughly *22% of FHC students use a nicotine product regularly. N...

Families found

Families found

Whitney Klein, Social media editor

December 20, 2018

A young girl in a high school relationship. She thinks she’s in love, the world is perfect, but then suddenly, a missed period, a positive test, she’s pregnant. The perfect little world she once knew comes crashing down. She’s too young. What will she do? Give up the baby. There are 1.5 mil...

Overseas

Overseas

Maggie Wilkerson, Staff reporter

December 20, 2018

Growing up in the country or state you were born in is a privilege that many of us don’t ever think about or fully appreciate- familiar streets, customs, and people are a comfort that not all kids or students have. The process of leaving one’s home for a place completely unlike what they are us...

Better together

Better together

Craig Eddy, Entertain editor

December 20, 2018

In a nuclear family, there is a mother, a father, and children ranging from one to many. In the case of parents who identify as LGBTQ, they may choose partners of the same gender as them. For their kids however, it’s a different story. Some kids may enjoy having two moms or two dads, some may hate...

Similar with singular

Similar with singular

Chloe Bockhorst, Voice editor

December 20, 2018

Photos are lined up on a fireplace mantle, showcasing cheesy smiles and poised candid moments of a family. Nothing stands out to those who are in the pictures; it’s the same family they’re used to seeing everyday, living and growing with. To a new guest, they seem nearly normal. But to a differe...

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