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Liam Nachrtab and Noah Layman play at the last band concert. Nachtram is very passionate about his trombone playing.

Band-ing Together

Analiesa Hollowood, Staff Reporter March 7, 2023

Band is picking up the tempo as they enter their spring season. State competitions, recruitment opportunities, and the Fine Arts Festival are just a few of the many events the band is participating in...

Tony Valera, a junior, plays the electric guitar for the Spartans Regiment Pink Out game performance in October. In addition to playing in the marching band, Valera is a member of the Jazz Ensemble and the Wind Ensemble.

Facing the Music

Kailey Pallares, Staff Reporter January 18, 2023

At age five, junior Tony Valera picked up his first of many instruments, a drum set. Inspired by his father and uncle, he would create his own music without realizing the impact it would soon make on his...

Majorly Committed

Marygrace Cummings, Staff Reporter October 13, 2022

It's another Friday Night, spirits are high as Anna Schwarm and Caroline Tartleton senior drum majors put on their uniform, adjust their gloves and prepare to lead 110 of their bandmates Drum majors-...

The Spartan Regiment performing with different Middle School bands.

Behind the March

Kailey Pallares, Staff Reporter October 5, 2022

                  For many students, the marching band is known for bringing the tunes, school spirit, and overall pep wherever they play. No matter the section or instrument, they always...

Senior Evan Erickson flies through the air during the Senior Showmen routine.

Diving Into HoCo

Aniya Sparrow and Samantha Castille October 4, 2022

  Students gathered in the stadium for FHC’s 2022 fall pep assembly. It was an energetic group of students that got to watch cheer and dance, showcase what they do and watch an amazing water...

Junior Tony Valera plays the guitar.

Practice Makes Perfect

Caroline Tarleton, Staff Photographer September 21, 2022

    Similar to every other Tuesday, the percussionists of the Spartan Regiment held their rehearsal on Sept. 13th. The group continues to push forward after winning first place overall...

A group of saxophone players perform.

Making Music

Hannah Bernard, Video Editor October 20, 2020

On Thursday Oct. 15th, our Spartan Regiment took to the field for the annual Howell Preview. This event featured performances from the bands of all three FHSD high schools. Hosted at our home turf...

The props set the scene for colorFall,  the bands show.

Positivity in performance

Jessica Fults, Staff reporter September 8, 2017

This Saturday at O’Fallon township high school, the marching band has a competition showcasing their show ‘colorFALL,’ which they have recently performed at the Howell preview. Although this time...

Fine Arts Festival Festivities

Ashley Gault, Photographer April 10, 2017

The FHC Fine Arts Festival is an annual event that choir, band, art and theatre come together for to show all the projects they've worked on throughout the school year. The art department puts their works...

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