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Teaching in a Pandemic

Riley Wania and Maya Culian February 12, 2021

We have heard countless stories of how COVID-19 has negatively impacted students, but we rarely get to hear how our teachers feel. With some teachers juggling in-person and virtual classes, this school...

Senior Gracie Stugart psyching out her opponent.

Ballin’ Out: Last Victory Before COVID Quarantine

Riley Wania, Staff Photographer January 5, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 17, the girl’s varsity basketball team defeated the Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars on their home court. Senior Sophie Delaney was extremely excited about the win and her team's ability to...

This photo illustration portrays how different in person learning is from online.  The COVID-19 cases in our building have cause roughly 70 students to make a temporary transition to online learning.

Three Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Have Affected Around 70 Students

After cases have started appearing in the building, several students are forced into mandatory quarantine
Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Francis Howell Central received notification of its second COVID-19 case followed closely by a third case on Sept. 22. According to Dr. Andrew Downs, approximately 70 students have...

Face masks hang from lockers in the hallways. Masks are the primary way to stop the spread of COVID-19, but when there are positives, its the job of building COVID Coordinator Andy Downs to trace possible contacts.

The Path to Patient Zero

Dr. Andy Downs selected to head contact tracing in our building
Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter September 14, 2020

In the second week of students returning to FHC, a positive COVID-19 case was confirmed. As the COVID-19 Coordinator at Central, Dr. Andrew Downs is the main implementer of the protocol surrounding a case...

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