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May 2016 Issue

In the Shadows Students at FHC speak out about mental health with the intent of sparking conversation.
Jared McClellan, Multimedia Executive Editor May 13, 2016

Spartans and Panthers, evenly matched?

Spartans and Panthers, evenly matched?

Morgan West, Photographer May 5, 2016

Thursday, on April 28, the varsity girls soccer team played against the O’Fallon Panthers. The game ended with a 1-1 tie, causing frustration among multiple team members. The field was tense, with...

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

Morgan West, Photographer April 18, 2016

On April 8, the Varsity soccer team faced off against Timberland and won 2-1. The whole game possessed tension, as the teams were tied 1-1 just about the whole game. The winning goal was scored during...

Hidden behind the smile

Hidden behind the smile

While physical effects of bullying are more obvious, mental insecurities can plague a victim long after the scars are gone
Elisa Swanson, Entertain Editor April 15, 2016

The sobbing in the bathroom stall. The bruises that are always from a pet or a fall. The weird habits like not being able to eat in front of other people or sleep in unfamiliar places. We have categorized...

Anxiety

Anxiety

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Anxiety interferes with a person's ability to do normal everyday tasks such as hanging out with friends, going to school, and doing homework. That panicky feeling you may feel before a test or presentation,...

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Eating disorders affect all walks of life. Bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating are all types of eating disorders. Most people are accustomed to associating skin and bones with them, but that's not always...

Suicide

Suicide

Josie Julien, photgrapher April 1, 2016

Suicide can be the end of a mental illness. When a person intentionally causes their own death it may seem like an enticing solution. Especially if it ends their problems. It is a permanent solution to...

Self-harm

Self-harm

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Self-harm is not just cutting as it's commonly known. It’s anything to harm oneself, such as cutting, hitting yourself, and burning. It's a way to cope with a situation. ”Self-harm is different. It's...

Depression

Depression

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Depression is a mental disorder that more people than you think may struggle with. There are good days and bad. The severity can change and you may just suddenly feel better. Many people can go through...

Bullying

Bullying

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Bullying is when someone is treated as subhuman repeatedly and is made to feel like they don't matter. Their only purpose is to be entertainment for their bully. “It made me feel like an outsider and...

Bullying gets personal

Bullying gets personal

Josie Julien, Photographer April 1, 2016

Bullying is an epidemic in schools across the states. it's something we have all heard before but when it hits so close to home it's personal.  Bullying no doubt causes a multitude of other problems for...

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