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Colin Nichols

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-In-Chief

Junior Colin Nichols is a second-year reporter on the FHC Publications staff, joining last year during second semester and now is the current Editor-in-Chief of Colin takes pride in being in the FHC Marching Band: Spartan Regiment. He excels in the world of percussion and is a snare drum musician in the Regiment. Colin also is involved in clubs like Epsilon Beta, a community service club maintaining the integrity of the Learning Commons, and the Speech and Debate Team.


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The varsity boys volleyball team comes together on the court to celebrate after a successful block in the finals match. Lafayette had many players over six feet so blocking was difficult.

Spiking to New Heights

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2024
Dr. Leake and guest speaker Mrs. Odle clap for the officers as they finish their ceremony.

Et tu, Mademoiselle Odle?

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2024
Senior Stevie Lupo listening to music after being done with her work. Everyone listens to music differently.

Music is Everything

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2024
Two partisan extremes arguing over an issue and not compromising or reaching any common ground. This disagreement creates a deep chasm between too unwavering cliffs with different opinions, and makes those willing to compromise crazy as the polarization of extreme ideals leads to deep division between the two groups. Illustration by Birdie Brereton

Polar Opposites

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2024
Hannah Halterman holds the baton in her hand, as she focuses in and prepares for her first race of the meet.

Ice baths: Are they worth it?

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-In-Chief
May 2, 2024
A mountainous view off the side of the Taum Sauk Mountain, with the trees and atmosphere displaying its beauty in the background. Photo taken by junior Jack Champion, edited by Summer Suarez.

Better call Sauk!

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2024
Coach Kurt Kruse holding the team state champion award while leaning in for a photo after the girls wrestling team won the state championship on Feb. 24.

Pinning down a title

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2024
Sophomore Sam Taylor dribbles the basketball past an opponent to attempt to make a pass to a teammate. This was the girls first game against North Point on Friday, Dec 1.

Wishes to Swishes

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-in-Chief
December 19, 2023
Senior Robert Peel playing the game by RobTop Games, Geometry Dash, a game where you tap to make a cube jump, among other features. He is currently playing a level that is the pre-2.2 update.

Across Platforms and through the Platformer

Colin Nichols, Web Editor-In-Chief
December 4, 2023
Centertain Podcasts aims to explore news, events, and pop-culture in a fun way. Tune in to have some fun!

The Art of Beatboxing

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2023
All of the items for sale the Spartan market is showcasing in room 96 at FHC.

Pride and Improvement

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2023
Students walking off of a bus in the morning at FHC.

Does it Stop Here?

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
May 9, 2023
Items in room 96 ready for sale with price stickers on them.

Practical Practice

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2023
Some of the Varsity Girls Lacrosse players listening to their coach for instruction after school in the FHC stadium.

Pre-Season Perfection

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2023
The Speech and Debate team posing for a photo.

Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2023
Graham Webb reviewing their new schedule sitting in the guidance office.

Stressful Scheduling

Colin Nichols, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2023
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