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Devastating loss to conference rivals

Devastating loss to conference rivals

Gracie Kruep, Photo Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2018


Filed under Boys Soccer, Discover, Fall Sports, Galleries, Move, Move

    In a devastating 4-0 loss to conference rivals, Francis Howell, the boys soccer team is still high in spirits and potential. Howell was the main aggressor the whole game, with a few exceptions of Spartan counter attacks, but the match was lopsided in Howell's favor. There were about 5 fouls every ...

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Fall sports come together for Fall Festival

Gracie Kruep, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

Every year, the Spartan Jamboree is an exciting event for the fall athletes and the student body. The Jamboree consists of a parade of athletes, performances by the Spartan Regiment, the Sensations, and the cheerleaders. Also, each sport hosts their own event, girls golf has a driving competition, soft...

Graduation in photos

Graduation in photos

Payton Amlong, Photo editor

June 3, 2018


Filed under Discover, Galleries, Showcase

More than 400 students participated in commencement exercises at the Family Arena in St. Charles on June 2, becoming the 19th class to graduate from FHC.

The young voter’s guide

The young voter’s guide

Whitney Klein, Voice Editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Discover, Discover, Showcase

Welcome to the complete beginner’s guide to: school board politics and everything surrounding it. In this guide, you’ll learn about tax levies and candidate forums and how they affect schools. Let’s take this one small step at a time, starting with: tax levies. More specifically, the 48- cent tax ...

Decoding a deferral

Decoding a deferral

Justin Hedrick, Staff reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Applying to colleges is one of the most stressful things a student will do in their academic career. Hours are spent trying to figure everything out, from if the school is “right,” to how far away it is, to what admissions standards are, to who else is going there. Once the student finds the perf...

A throwback to powderpuff

A throwback to powderpuff

Brynlee Hendricks, Staff photographer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

  As we begin fall break we would like to reflect on a good time spent here at Francis Howell Central during our homecoming week. Thursday the 28th, following the parade four groups of Spartan girls, faced off in an epic duel against one another. With their boys cheering them on from the sideline...

A great start to the Homecoming weekend

A great start to the Homecoming weekend

Connor Crites, Video Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Events, Galleries

Following tradition, Central opened up the homecoming weekend with the annual homecoming parade. Although there weren't as many floats as years prior, the excitement was bigger than ever. With most every club and sport participating, there was no lack of candy or school spirit. An occurring theme...

‘A breathtaking spectacle’

‘A breathtaking spectacle’

Lanie Sanders, Staff reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Discover, Discover, Discover, Galleries, Showcase, Video

On Aug. 21, all of Francis Howell Central ventured down to Don Muench Memorial Stadium during sixth and seventh hours, armed with a pair of eclipse glasses provided by the school district, to watch the first total solar eclipse to pass over Missouri - and a large swath of the United States - since 19...

Senior Award Night 2017

Senior Award Night 2017

Connor Crites, Staff Photographer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Discover, Discover, Galleries, Uncategorized

Dr. Arnel spoke at Senior Awards Night, on Thursday, May 11. The seniors have worked hard the past four years to be recognized at this ceremony. Thousands of dollars in awards were given out, and many students recognized for their excellence.

The season of pep

The season of pep

Gracie Kruep, Staff Photographer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Events, Galleries

 During an extremely interactive Spartan spring pep assembly, the pep club had allowed many of the spring sports to showcase just exactly what people would need to be successful while playing. A couple sports even had their own little games they played; lacrosse showed the school just how difficult ...

Fine Arts Festival Festivities

Ashley Gault, Photographer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

The FHC Fine Arts Festival is an annual event that choir, band, art and theatre come together for to show all the projects they've worked on throughout the school year. The art department puts their works of art on display, while theatre, band and choir have a variety of live performances throughou...

Students get psyched out

Students get psyched out

Abram Cutshall, Staff Photographer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Activities, Discover, Discover, Galleries

On Tuesday, Mar 28, students who took a psych course, were visited by hypnotist, Steve Bohning, in order to learn more about other states of mind. Some students took in being hypnotized in order to gain first hand experience. They performed tasks such as giving birth to shoes who they thought were...

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