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Success at state

Success at state

Gabby Buchholz, Copy editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Every year, the Missouri State Thespians hold the Missouri State Thespian Conference in January. Every two years the location switches; in 2018 it was held in St. Louis, and this year and next year it will be held in Kansas City. FHC’s Thespian Troupe--Troupe #5743--attended the annual conference as they ...

Restroom rejection

Restroom rejection

January 18, 2019


Filed under Comics, Entertain, Entertain, Showcase

What happens when you need to use the bathroom, but the teacher says no? This week's comic explores that idea and it might just change some teacher's bathroom policies.

Freshmen forge ahead

Freshmen forge ahead

Robyn Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Move, Showcase, Winter Sports, Wrestling

As the semester starts, the series of GAC Conferences begin. Every team level has their own GAC Conference, with the freshman team’s very first being on Jan 19. The GAC conferences are very important meets due to the wrestlers competing against everyone in their level in the local area. The people w...

Pounding the rock

Pounding the rock

Isaiah Salin and Natalie Walsh, Staff reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

As the girls basketball team continues to dominate the GAC South, the mentality of the team becomes more and more important. The Spartans, sitting at a cool 11-2 record this season, have won many games against top teams, and have kept their mental cool as well. Mackenzie Jones, junior, knows the...

Expanding beyond

Expanding beyond

Liz Baker and Lanie Sanders

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase

As second semester begins, the different fine art classes of FHC are getting into full swing. The theatre troupe and Chamber Choir are beginning their years with travel. The theatre troupe traveled to Kansas City for the annual Missouri State Thespian Conference. Thescon, as it is usually called, is a big o...

Not done yet

Not done yet

Payton Amlong, Photo Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Galleries, Showcase

The Spartans matched our rivals, Francis Howell, on Jan. 9. After a tough fight we unfortunately lost, but Corey Wait, a senior, who has been on varsity for all 4 years, continued to make his season undefeated. "The only thing I can say is I can always keep improving. Just because I'm undefeated, ...

Cracking the egg

Cracking the egg

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Entertain, Showcase

The internet star taking the social media world by storm, is an unlikely one. It is quite literally an egg. The Instagram account @world_record_egg, has amassed over 40 million likes in less than a month, crushing the record for likes (on Kylie Jenner’s post of her newborn child which had 18 million likes). The internet sen...

Back to school blues

Back to school blues

Craig Eddy, Entertain editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Comics, Entertain, Entertain, Showcase

Going back to school after a long break can be a startling experience, and the big problems looming over second semester are not to be taken easily.

Perfect practice makes perfect

Perfect practice makes perfect

Natalie Walsh and Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Move, Showcase, Winter Sports

The famous phrase, “practice makes perfect” applies to all parts of life, but most specifically to sports. For the girls basketball team, this phrase certainly applies. Sofia Tweedie, sophomore on the girls varsity basketball team, realizes that practice is what makes a perfect performance. ...

My Favorite photo: Zoë Lentz

My Favorite photo: Zoë Lentz

Zoe Lentz, Staff Photographer

January 3, 2019


Filed under Discover, Showcase

For the first pep assembly of the year, the school changed it up a bit. Halfway through they decided to turn the lights off in the gym which means I had to change the settings instantly. It really gave perspective on what it would be like if I were a news photographer, you don’t know what’s going...

My Favorite Photo: Vinny Graczyk

My Favorite Photo: Vinny Graczyk

Vinny Graczyk, Staff photographer

January 2, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The powderpuff game was by far my favorite event to shoot. This photo is my favorite photo I have taken. Jenna Mathis is in focus while she is looking back to see if anyone is still chasing her, as she runs into the end zone with no issue, to get a touchdown for the senior spartans.

Start Stereotyping Me

Start Stereotyping Me

Kierigan McEvoy, Staff reporter

January 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Voice

To a society that condemns differences: I am sick of hiding. So sick that some days I do not want to face the day. So sick that I avoid certain people and topics for fear of rejection. For fear of being ridiculed without first being allowed to have a conversation and offer an explanation. For ...

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