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It’s Our Story…

Romanticizing the little acts of life

For a lot of my life, I focused on having big events to define who I was: I had to travel the world and go to concerts, have some crazy career after attending some big university. I thought I had to have...

A Fulfilled PROMise

Parents and student leaders organize unofficial prom
Maddy Mabray, Staff Reporter June 1, 2021

Prom is often viewed as the hallmark of high school, a night filled with laughter and memories, a chance to get dressed up and go out with friends, but with the changes brought on by COVID-19, long-awaited...

The team hyping each other up during a timeout

A Tragic Ending to a Good Story

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer May 24, 2021

On Thurs. May 13, Varsity Lacrosse battled FHHS. The girls fought hard, but sadly lost with a final score of 11-8. While the girls's season may be over, the FHC Girls Lacrosse program is one to watch.              

The team awaits a serve.

Eyes on the Prize

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer May 24, 2021

The Freshman Boys Volleyball Team finished out its season strong at Francis Howell North High School on Saturday, May 8th at 9 am.  Freshman Connor Layman believed from the beginning that they would come...

Junior Madi Marstall keeping the ball away from the other team.

Faltering Connections

Madi Hermeyer, Staff Photographer May 21, 2021

On Tuesday, May 11th, JV Girls Soccer faced Holt high school at home. No goals were scored in the first half of the game, but Holt scored the winning goal in the second half. Junior Madi Marstall wasn't...

FHN student Eva Kaminski gazes at the sky while immersed in the freezing cold waters of the Klondike Park lake. I like this photo mostly because of her profile reflected perfectly in the water. I also really like the contrast between the lights and darks in the photo.

Without Color

Aniya Sparrow, Staff Photographer May 14, 2021

The photographers of Central Focus have been working extremely hard this entire year, trying to produce photos for our website, newspaper, and our yearbook. The photographers have done a tremendous job...

A Swing and a Miss

A Swing and a Miss

Samantha Castille, Staff Photographer May 11, 2021

Boys Varsity baseball played against Fort Zumwalt west on Thurs. May 5. They lost 11-2 but played hard. Junior Brenden White doesn't think the team did so well. "We played terrible" White said The...

Keaton Frye runs to the field.

JV Girls Lacrosse Takes a Win Against St. Dominic

Leanna Welch, Staff Photographer May 3, 2021

JV girls lacrosse beat St Dominic at home with a score of 7 to 4 on Monday, April 19th. The girls played a tough game that night. St. Dominic kept the game close. It was a very back and forth game with...

The moderator announces a donation.

A Call That Counts

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer April 28, 2021

On Friday, April 24th the girls lacrosse team participated in its annual Hour-A-Thon fundraiser. During this event, the players each have an hour to make phone calls and send texts seeking out donations...

Junior Jenna Wood holds her stick high.

LAX to the MAX

Hannah Bernard and Paige Fann April 27, 2021

Monday April 19th, Varsity Lacrosse battled St. Dominic at home. The weather was cold, but the girls were on fire. The game was an impressive 11-8 victory for the Spartans. Sophomore Claire Amelung praises...

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...

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...

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