The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

The online home of the Central Focus

Tea Perez

Tea Perez, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief

Téa Perez is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Central Focus and She is a senior and this is her second year on staff. Along with publications she is also involved in the FHC Spotlight Players, student council, HSDA, principals council, and more. Outside of school, she interns for a local newspaper, Community News, and is also the Chairperson of the St. Charles City Youth Advisory Task Force that she founded.

All content by Tea Perez
Junior Reena Barghchoun poses in a traditional Lebanese wrap holding a figurine of a cedar tree, the symbol of Lebanon. These items allow Barghchoun and her mother, Sahar Arnaout keep the memory of Lebanon alive in their home.

Insight on Immigration

February 11, 2022
A gas pump is depicted leaking money. The extremely high gas prices mean students are having the spend more than they are able to on gas money each week.

What’s up? Gas Prices.

December 14, 2021
Senior Kennedy Jensen and sophomore Phoebe Miller bumping elbows during the state quarterfinal game, which was suspended after 11 innings with the score even at two. The girls softball team is a well oiled machine who are ready to continue in tonights game.

Suspense Full

October 22, 2021
April 2021: Rewired

April 2021: Rewired

October 22, 2021
An illustration of a student wearing a mask and not wearing a mask overlaps each other. As students transition to not wearing masks, there is an added challenge of recognizing faces because last year only their eyes were visible.

[Photo] Seeing Double

October 21, 2021
Fun at the Photo Booth!

Fun at the Photo Booth!

September 20, 2021


April 26, 2021
A Kickin Comeback

A Kickin’ Comeback

April 16, 2021
The team stands together as they prepare for a game.

A Fiery Conquest

February 3, 2021
A figure stands with a mountain of insecurities looming over them. The high stakes many gifted kids put on themselves can create tough hurdles to overcome.

Aptitude Sickness

February 1, 2021
A Year With COVID

A Year With COVID

January 21, 2021
Photo courtesy of Nikki Crangle

Practice Makes Perfect

December 16, 2020
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