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The swim team is racing in back strokes.

Making A Splash

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer January 31, 2023

With swimmers soaring through the water and divers making a splash, girls swim and dive went against Duchesne on Thursday Jan. 5th and won 117 to 38, Meredyth Krupowicz in the 200 IM, Xime Avila in...

Debate team members Adeline and Sukhman enjoying their time together.

Debate This!

Rocco Muich, Staff Photographer January 31, 2023

The FHC debate team had a meeting where they were focusing on research and practice. The team also recently were at a tournament where they placed third. Because of the win they were also celebrating....

Junior Hayden DeVilder pins his opponent.

Sweeping The Way To Conference Champs

Amelia Raziq and Makenzie Solis January 31, 2023

The boys and girls wrestling team have been blowing the competition away. On Wed. Jan. 18, both teams became GAC South Conference champions after beating Timberland. The teams have been working hard...

A field like this is the view brings many people to why they feel the way they do in winter.

Winter Blues

Ian Spencer, Staff Reporter January 31, 2023

I think most students can agree, winter is the most difficult season. Everything's cold, it gets dark way earlier, and is overall unwelcoming. Lifeless trees are waiting for spring, bleak gray clouds hang...

The A Band members play a song to get the spectators, players, and cheerleaders moving. Their motivation was high as they promoted the school spirit their director was looking for.

Bring Out the Band

Amber Davis, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

This season, A-Band at FHC is back and stronger than ever, with nearly 100 members joining together to unleash loads of fun and school spirit to the basketball games.  A-Band, a pep band specifically...

A dance team member gazes at the audience, taking in her performance so far.

Waiting For The Spotlight

Moth Payne, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

A loud noise erupts from students in the crowd as they watch the dance team perform their flawless routine. Many days, weeks, and months have gone into this performance, and the hard work is paying off...

Xime Avila is the first senior to walk through the tunnel of kickboards.

Big Fish, Small Pond

Kyly Jacobs January 26, 2023

The Girls’ Swim and Dive team held their senior night and competed in a tri-meet against Holt High School and Liberty High School on Thursday, Jan. 19th. The girls first celebrated their seniors,...

Morgan Davis attempting to pass while being blocked by the opposing team.

Get Rowdy

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer January 24, 2023

  The Varsity girls basketball team won 43 to 38 against St. Dominic on January 12. 2023. The team kept the lead early on and kept with it for the rest of the game. The girls team appreciates...

Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief Poster.

The Percy Jackson Production

Alyssa Wittig, Staff Reporter January 24, 2023

Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief: A musical about friends, family, and self-truth and FHC’s 2022-23 spring production. Audition forms are located outside the theater and will be held after school...

The girls celebrating after their win.

Hopeful Rebound

Moth Payne, Staff Reporter January 24, 2023

The ball dribbles against the floor as teammates alike exclaim to shoot the ball, or to not let the opposing team steal it. Sophomore Josie Crangle refuses to let her opponent take the ball, as she swiftly...

Strange People, Stranger Conversations

Strange People, Stranger Conversations

Nolan Haberstroh, Staff Reporter January 24, 2023

Late last summer, senior Santino Cirami and some close friends of his were walking around Main Street, St. Charles, looking for somewhere to eat. Down the street, the group was surprised to see an individual...

I Dont Talk About Music

I Don’t Talk About Music

Nolan Haberstroh, Staff Reporter January 24, 2023

My mother is a music teacher. Growing up, all my exposure to music was through what she listened to, which I don’t think is particularly uncommon. However, my mom’s exaggerated and dramatic sense of...

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