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Spartan Spirit Stays Strong

Spartan Spirit Stays Strong

Meghan Baumannn, Staff Photographer October 2, 2023

The C-team football team started off slow and ultimately could not catch up to the Troy Trojans. They suffered a tough loss, with the score ending 30-20, on Sept. 18th. Freshman Jackson Cayton talks...

Just Warming Up

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer October 2, 2023

  An early morning on the course turned into an electrifying finish. The varsity and junior varsity cross country team traveled to Forest Park for the Fort Zumwalt Invitational on Sept. 9....

Sophomore Alex Tarleton taking his turn playing his solo, after the rest of the class got the opportunity to try out their ideas. Alex has a feature in one of the pieces for the band, so every bit of playing time helps.

The Stress of Creativity

Shaun Matz, Staff Photographer October 2, 2023

The students in the fifth hour Jazz Band come together every day to make music, but every Tuesday they hold a special improvisation class, where students can let their creative sides shine. Even still,...

As the ball flies towards Logan Rubel, she prepares to hit the ball in a downward spiral. After having just lost a point to Howell, she is determined to destroy the opposing team.

Heart and Hustle

Mallory Davie, Staff Photographer September 29, 2023

  The tensions were high as district rivals faced off in a passionate volleyball game, the team played with a fierce attitude and a determination to beat Francis Howell during the popular blackout...

Junior Maggie Meyer makes a reach to catch the ball in order to tag out Troy Buchanans first batter.

Dealing With a Defeat

Madison Scott, Staff Photographer September 28, 2023

    After a loss of 3-1 against Troy Buchanan High School the girls JV softball team walked off the field with their heads held high and their attitudes held together. Even after the...

McKenzy Held gets ready to serve. This was during the last set, during a tight game against Fort Zumwalt West on Sept. 14th

Maintaining Momentum

Meghan Baumann, Staff Photographer September 28, 2023

With a strong start to their first set, the JV girls volleyball team dominated over their hard fought game, and earned a 2-0 win over Fort Zumwalt West on Sept. 14th. Freshman McKenzy Held talks...

Senior Abby OBrien participates in a density lab during Mrs. Melissa Broadfields 4th hour chemistry class on Sept. 19. During this period students visually observe how different substances have different densities.

Chem Students take on Density

Sophia Allen, Staff Photographer September 27, 2023

Gears are turning within the brains of the students in Mrs. Melissa Broadfield’s chemistry class. From everyday classwork to labs, students such as senior Abby O'Brien embark on a journey to learn....

Sophie Rosser and Rachel Latzel shake off a bad point in their match against Timberland High School. The duo pushed through and won their match 6-4 on Sept. 12.

A Tumultuous Triumph

Katherine Albertson, Staff Photographer September 26, 2023

JV girls tennis took another win in their matches against Timberland High School with a score of 8-3. Starting the season off strong freshman Rachel Latzel and her partner junior Sophie Rosser take their...

Daniel Best moves positions after a pass is thrown downfield. The Spartans gain yards against Fort Zumwalt South at the game on Sep. 11, after a catch is caught.

Devastating Deflections

Caroline Kraft, Staff Photographer September 21, 2023

A slow starting game soon picked up pace as the junior varsity Spartans took hard hits from Fort Zumwalt South as they gained more opportunities to score from interceptions. The game ended 28 - 7 on...

Jackson Ricketts is sprinting to 1st base

Rising to the Top

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer May 25, 2023

On Friday May 5th, the Jv boys baseball ran up the score to almost secure another win for their season at home, SLUH was able to catch up in the end and win with the score being 2-1. The boys were...

Senior Landon Cann running to catch a ball.

Diving Down

Bella Smith, Staff Photographer May 22, 2023

After senior night on Tuesday, May 9, the varsity baseball team had a game against Liberty High School with a losing score of 5-1. Senior Landon Cann, a varsity player on the team, describes how he...

Joey Durham poses with his family, Dr. Leake, and the baseball coaches after receiving his awards.

Pitching New Beginnings

Ava Reyes, Staff Photographer May 22, 2023

Senior baseball players held their Senior Night on Tuesday, May 9. The boys celebrated their years playing for FHC and all of their accomplishments. Senior Joseph Durham expresses how he feels about...

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