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Missing a piece to their musical puzzle

Missing a piece to their musical puzzle

Alyssa Bernier, Staff reporter

September 13, 2019

Walking through the hallways, one can hear the glorious sounds of instruments harmonizing in the echoing of the school, carrying mesmerizing tunes from classroom to classroom. It transforms the somewhat quiet school environment into an array of beautiful vibrations that please the ears of everyone luc...

Making history

Making history

Kana Chung, Copy editor

September 13, 2019

For just the second time in the last 14 years of spartan football, the varsity team holds a 2-0 winning streak, and stands undefeated after the success at their home opener against Fort Zumwalt South . Junior Kannon Cissell had a stellar performance in last Friday’s game against Fort Zumwalt South. With...

Procrastination panic

Procrastination panic

Craig Eddy, Podcast editor

September 13, 2019

Procrastination is a hard habit to break. Even by saying you're going to stop procrastinating is in it of itself the very same thing. This comic was brought to you by a recovering procrastinator.

Lead off to the season

Lead off to the season

Robin Ziegemeier, Staff reporter

September 10, 2019

The beginning of the season has been a busy time for the FHC varsity softball team, with a tournament consisting of four games, the first game being on Aug 31, then a series of three games on Sept. 2. Three days later, they had a game at Francis Howell on Sept. 5.  Their first game was at Troy against Wi...

Spiking the competition down

Spiking the competition down

Zoe Michals, Staff reporter

September 9, 2019

The varsity girls volleyball team is off to a promising start this season. With their first game against Francis Howell North last Thursday ending in a hard-earned win, the girls have high hopes for the rest of the season. They won the first set but lost the second, setting tensions high for the third. Fo...

Focused on a full schedule

Focused on a full schedule

Kierigan McEvoy, Web assignments editor

September 6, 2019

After a game postponement due to inclement weather, the boys varsity soccer team was able to finally get it’s first game in on Sept. 3, the first in the Zumwalt Kickoff Classic tournament. Because of the rainy weather over the weekend games were forced to be rescheduled leaving the boys with four game...

Girls tennis takes on the season

Girls tennis takes on the season

Natalie Walsh, Sam Chen, and Ty Nedungadi

September 5, 2019

The girls tennis team is off to a promising start, despite some initial challenges. This past week, the girls tennis team competed at the Troy Doubles Tournament on Saturday and at FHC in a meet against Francis Howell North on Tuesday. At their first meet this season, the Troy Doubles Tournament, th...

The learning curve

The learning curve

Kana Chung, Copy editor

August 26, 2019

It’s Thursday, Aug. 8, and the first day of Willow Klein’s freshman year. She sees a bright, shiny bus roll up to her stop. The driver can be heard clearly over the brand-new overhead speaker. She experiences a mixture of excitement and anxiety as her high school career officially begins.   For ...

Humble beginnings

Humble beginnings

Isaiah Salin, Design editor

August 19, 2019

Every morning, and after school everyday, dozens of students flood to the weight room to work out. One of these past students has made a huge step to improve this important room. On March 14, FHC alum Pierre Desir signed a three year, $22.5 million dollar contract extension with the Indianapolis Colts....

Driven adversity

Driven adversity

Kierigan McEvoy, Web assignments editor

August 19, 2019

A lot goes into planning a school year. Scheduling, preparing, and conducting meetings. Meetings galore. Meetings about schedules, meetings about new classes, meetings about paying hall monitors, meetings about new school lunches, meetings about the construction of a new weight room.   Meetings ab...

Centralized: Episode 3

Centralized: Episode 3

Lanie Sanders, Executive Producer

May 6, 2019

Welcome to Francis Howell Central Publications’ third broadcast episode. In this installment, we discuss health nuts, the relocation of attendance secretary, Mary Shepard, etc.

Teacher appreciation week

Isaiah Salin, Staff reporter

May 3, 2019

Nine hours a day, five days a week. Teachers put this time into their typical scheduled classes, not even counting the countless hours outside of the school week. Here at FHC,  students appreciate this extra effort and dedicate a week to appreciate the teachers that always go above and beyond to improve...

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