A Juul and Juul pods sits still in an open space. A Juul is a vaping device used to intake nicotine filled pods, those pods are known as Juul pods.

7,000 Reasons

The consequences to vaping are much greater than some believe
Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

Imagine taking a drive over to a vape shop, but you're still a minor, no issues here. You can walk in without being 21 and purchase any vape from the shop that you’d like. That's how easy it is for teens...

Sophomore Lane Harris pitches the ball toward the opponent.

Pitching Perfection

Sophie Delaney , Staff Reporter April 14, 2021

Yesterday the boy's baseball team defeated the Timberland Wolves 6-3. Currently, with a record of six wins and eight losses, the boys are using their recent win as motivation for the next game. Senior...

Spartan Style: Molly McGraw

Spartan Style: Molly McGraw

Hannah Bernard and Paige Fann April 12, 2021

Spartan Style highlights the outfits and style inspirations of students at FHC. This edition features Sophomore Molly McGraw! Molly enjoys mixing and matching pieces from a variety of sources to...

Spring Things, COVID Style

A plethora of COVID friendly things to do during spring break
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

Lauren Guth poses with her Congressional Nomiation certifcate and acceptance booklet. Guth went through a multitudinous process composed of essay-writing and interviews in order to get accepted by West Point Academy, where she plans to attend in order to serve her country and earn a degree.

Sights Set on Service

Seniors pursue military academy educations
Kayla Reyes, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

In October of her sophomore year, senior Lauren Guth flicked through the day’s mail. A letter from West Point lay buried between bills and coupon books, and she plucked it out and set it aside with the...

Game On

Game On

The battle between Fancy & Flannel Friday has begun: Who will win?
Natalie Walsh, Print Co Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

Why did you start your flannel/fancy wear Fridays? “I started participating in Flannel Friday because it was a fun way to celebrate reaching the end of the week. It also is a unique way to bring people...

A brief overview of the 5 love languages and their meaning. Illustrations By: Maddy Mabray

A Lesson in Love

An explanation of the love languages and their influence
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

All connections are formed on the basis of some form of communication. The way an individual communicates their love is unique to them. Whether it’s with a significant other or among friends, knowing...

SWITCH OUT: Junior Rylee Denbow takes on Fort Zumwalt West on Dec. 17. Due to COVID-19, Denbow switched to online school to help preserve her season

The Virtual Game

Athletes switch to virtual school to protect their sport season
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

Second semester commences, and with it new waves of quarantines. Student-athletes are tempted to go online to help protect their teammates and season. For many, the choice was a tough one: an almost normal...

A necklace that bears the religious image of a cross is dangling, ready to drop. Letting go of something that was once so personal is very difficult no matter the circumstances; however, with religion there's a little more. The massive stigma around this act only accentuates these feelings.

Trapped in Religion

The unseen reality of coping with religious trauma and leaving an organized religion
Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Religion is something that is very personal to a lot of people. It starts as a seed implemented into the minds of infants by their loving family. Then it blossoms into the core of human existence. From...

This color coded map represents where student athletes with be playing in college, the darker the blue represents more students in the state.

Committing Across the Country

Spartans decide to continue their athletic pursuits in college
Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Listed below are the seniors who have committed to play as student athletes for colleges as of Feb. 3: Faith Bridges, Women’s Soccer at Hannibal LaGrange University Sophie Delaney, Women’s...

Ed Hritzkowin sprints to reach a forehand shot.

Putting in the Work

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer April 2, 2021

The boys tennis team lost a hard fought match against the Timberland Wolves on Tuesday, March 30, winning only two of its sets. Sophomore Tanner Jones believes that the team learned a lot and will come...

Freshman, Erin Childs takes the draw against Westminister.

Starting the Season Off Right

Chloe Schwab, Staff Photographer March 31, 2021

On March 29, the Lady Spartans JV lacrosse team faced their first opponent after two years and got a glimpse into how the rest of the season might look. The JV team having a 2-0 winning streak, freshman,...

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