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Dumping Howell out of the playoffs

Dumping Howell out of the playoffs

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

November 11, 2019

After an easy win in the first set of the sectionals game against Francis Howell on Nov.  2, the Lady Spartans pulled ahead and won the game to advance to quarterfinals for the first time in program history. Sophomore Lexi Arnel was ecstatic about the win. “When we beat Howell everyone was so ...

Supporting Young Athletes: Hoplite Basketball Academy

Supporting Young Athletes: Hoplite Basketball Academy

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer

November 11, 2019

Over 50 boys, grades 4-8th all gathered together in the small gym of FHC. All with one thing in mind, basketball. Coach Cissel along with other school basketball coaches have created an intense program for children hoping to pursue high school basketball. Junior Cody Terbrock chose to spend several...

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Freshman Girls Volleyball Last Game of the Season

Abby Turner, Staff

November 11, 2019

On Oct. 22nd, our freshman girls volleyball team played their last match against Fort Zumwalt West. Sadly the girls lost 0-2 to the Jaguars. With it being the last, many girls were upset with how it ended, but freshman Alice Landry thought different.  “The second match, I feel like we did the be...

Districts End Boys Soccer Season

Districts End Boys Soccer Season

Emily Wolfe, Amelia Vohsen, and Erin Reitz, Staff Photographers

November 9, 2019

As the clock ran out on the second half of the game, the varsity soccer team was filled with emotion. The players were hugging and comforting each other on the field, some even began crying, because losing the game on Nov. 6 signified the end of their season. With a score of 0-1 against FZN, the Spartan...

Before the performance

Before the performance

Faith Carter, Staff photographer

November 8, 2019

On a stage filled with tension and argument, the actors of 12 Angry Jurors performed for their first ever dress rehearsal on Nov. 4. Dress rehearsals are vital for ensuring that the show can be performed with timeliness and accuracy. For many actors, this is their last chance to fix or adjust anythin...

Learning by Viewing in Painting Class

Learning by Viewing in Painting Class

Kayden Zipoy, staff photagrapher

November 8, 2019

Student watch as teacher Mrs. Russell shows them how to paint the perfect picture. Students learn by watching in painting class, as they explore the art of painting. Mrs. Russell tells why she chose to teach this way. "The reason I do that is because people are all kinds of different learners"...

Clay Creations

Clay Creations

Ben Freman and Gretchen Wood

November 8, 2019

On Wednesday, November 6th, Mrs. Sprick's first hour students worked with clay for their 'Spaces and Places' project. Sophomore Rajveer Thiara has found this project to be very relaxing. "In the mornings it can relax you a little bit, you don't have to worry about all your classes yet," Thiara said. ...

Senior Celebration

Senior Celebration

Amelia Vohsen and Suzie Safi, Photo Editor, Staff Photographer

November 4, 2019

As the Varsity boys soccer team heads to districts, the team sets aside time to thank the eight seniors who have helped with the team's success. The seniors include captain Sam Newton along with Allen Butterfield, Brayden Conley, Luke Hantack, Chris Boerding, Connor Schmitz, Carl Swanson, and Connor...

Shooting for Victory

Shooting for Victory

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer

November 4, 2019

The boys of the CT soccer team played a hard game against Fort Zumwalt West as heavy wind fought them on Monday, Oct. 21. With an incredible defence, the Spartans managed to keep the opponents away from their goal completely. Freshman Adam Tucker scored the first goal, leading the way for the Spart...

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

Amelia Vohsen, Photo Editor

November 2, 2019

Leading up to districts, the Varsity boys soccer team suffered a tough loss against FZW on Tuesday, Oct 22. Although the team lost 2-0, they fought hard throughout the game and put up a tough fight. Junior Noah Heath says the team needs to "not talk to the refs to avoid future yellow cards" because...

Theatre Gears-Up for Tech Week

Theatre Gears-Up for Tech Week

Hannah Bernard, Staff Photographer

November 1, 2019

The FHC Spotlight Players spent their Halloween preparing for the demands of Tech Week. Tech Week is when all of the moving parts of a show come together during the tech and dress rehearsals.With the opening night of 12 Angry Jurors only days away, there was a lot of work to be done. Tech Week marks...

Motivation through a loss

Motivation through a loss

Taylor Krieg, Staff photographer

November 1, 2019

The JV boys soccer team lost 2-1 against Francis Howell at Francis Howell Central on Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. The team went the first half without scoring until eventually they tied it up 1-1.  “Me scoring gave the team motivation, but unfortunately they scored 2 goals, we just need to not give up...

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