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JV soccer earns first conference victory

JV soccer earns first conference victory

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer

October 10, 2019

Last week on Sept. 17, the JV soccer team worked together to win its first GAC conference game against Troy Buchanan High School on their home field. The team was able to communicate well together on and off the field, and win their match 4-0. Before this game, the boys had been struggling to get enough goa...

Spotlight Players Create More Than a Play

Spotlight Players Create More Than a Play

Inge Petrie, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

On Sept. 20 2019, The Spotlight Players were rehearsing for their upcoming play in the auditorium in school. Since it was Friday they already had a productive week behind them. So the rehearsal wasn’t that serious. They used that day to try some new things.  “This day was not the best day...

Varsity Football Falls to Challenging Competitor

Varsity Football Falls to Challenging Competitor

Rachel Friese, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

The football team competed against O’Fallon at Francis Howell Central on Sept. 13 for its regular season game. Central lost 26-20, but they are not going to let that ruin their season. “We kind of felt like the scoreboard didn’t reflected how we played,” senior Sam Newton said. “We knew O’Fal...

Early Morning Pep Rally Draws News Attention

Early Morning Pep Rally Draws News Attention

Abbie Kohler, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

The pep rally that took place on Sept. 13 was a fun-filled energetic event. Students and teachers filled the gymnasium with screams and chants, as Fox News 2 broadcasted the events live. There was a lot of good energy involved, and it wasn’t hard to see the enthusiastic looks on the student’s ...

Annual Choir Picnic Helps Build Relationships

Annual Choir Picnic Helps Build Relationships

Jennifer Lanterman, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2019

Members of all FHC choirs gathered together on Thursday, Sept. 12 for the annual choir picnic. It was a choir only event, where students brought food for each other to eat and listened to music in the choir room after school. There were students from Chamber, Chorale, Concert, Treble, and Chorus cho...

Tennis team shows teachers appreciation, defeats Troy

Tennis team shows teachers appreciation, defeats Troy

Bojana Kuzmanoska, Staff photographer

October 9, 2019

The girls had a tennis match between our school’s tennis team and Troy Buchanan’s school. The matches were played on tennis courts on Sept. 17. Students had invited some of their teachers to celebrate Teachers Appreciation Day with them.  The weather was really hot but it was nice under the shade where...

Swinging Past the Competition

Corinne Vorderstrasse, Staff Photographer

October 8, 2019

The tennis team played their best in match after match on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The girls played against girls from Troy, fighting to take and keep the lead. With the team playing many games, there is always something new happening, as said by senior Anna Carol.   “Our last game was last Friday,”...

Improving After a Loss

Improving After a Loss

Taylor Krieg, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2019

Emotions and energy were high as the JV girls volleyball team played a close and competitive game against St. Dominic on Sept. 23. After barely losing their first set 25-23, they came back during the second and pulled a strong win with the score being 25-16. However, during the very close third set the te...

Varsity soccer ties Vianney in CYC tournament

Varsity soccer ties Vianney in CYC tournament

Erin Reitz and Emily Wolfe, Staff Photographers

October 4, 2019

In their second game of the CYC Tournament, on Oct. 1, Central took on Vianney in a tough game to the last second. The Spartans and the Griffins ended the game in a tie of 1-1. Defender, Noah Heath, tells about how the team reacted.    “We were all really excited we were beating the num...

School spirit, we get hype

Zoe Lentz & Suzie Safi, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2019

Another year means another pep-assembly and we continue this tradition by introducing our 2019 fall sports.  With a series of events and games our school comes together with performances from our cheer, sensations and step team. Here's to another great year at FHC!...

Volleyball victory

Volleyball victory

Ben Freeman, Gretchen Wood, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

On September 10th,  both the JV and Varsity volleyball teams beat Fort Zumwalt South in their 6th game of the season. “Our season is going good so far, we have only lost one conference game to Howell but we came back and  beat them later,” junior Emma Hultz said. “We definitely can still impr...

Tennis Takedown

Tennis Takedown

Nikki Crangle, Staff Photographer

October 4, 2019

As the season begins to wind down, the girls tennis team amps up their focus and preparation. They competed in matches against Saint Dominic on Monday, September 23rd, with seniors Mackenzie Jones and Cloie Boyd ranked first amongst the FHC doubles partners. Jones believes that this focus led to their number one...

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