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The A-Band plays a familiar song during a break in the action during the girls basketball game on Dec. 19 in order to pump up the crowd. I show up for the connections and moments that we make together, Izzy Hoffeditz said.

In The Stands With A-Band

Matt Rupp, Staff Reporter March 1, 2023

On January 12. 2023 the girl’s basketball team was at halftime during a close game with St. Dominic,  Mr. Nathan Griffin standing in front of the Spartan A-Band. He holds up a number 31 and the students...

Spartan Spotlight Players during a song. This photo was shot during the technical rehearsal, which helps the department make sure things are running smoothly before opening night.

How Putnam Came to “Bee”

Alyssa Wittig, Staff Reporter January 19, 2023

It is the time of year that we take a step back and recognize the amazing talent living, breathing, and learning within these walls. The Francis Howell Central drama club has just closed the door on their...

Pro Provides New Perspective

Matt Rupp, Staff Reporter November 1, 2022

On every other Wednesday, Mr. Matt McKeever leads the rhythm section through a basic B flat blues progression as he plays a jazzy saxophone solo over top of it. FHC’s jazz students follow by playing...

Gwen Johnson smiles down at a project she works on in Mrs. Judy Russells classroom.

A Chronic Mirage

Sarah Schmidt, Staff Reporter October 10, 2022

Backpacks and heads of hair move through a hallway; all skin tones, body types and identities are represented. What you don’t see is what’s hiding beneath some of them. An insulin pump, weekly shots,...

Senior Benjamin Wuori breaking away from the other team

Two Shots Too Short

Maya Culian, Staff Photographer March 19, 2021

The Spartans Ice Hockey team played against Ladue High School at the Centene Community Ice Center on Saturday, March 6th in hopes to win the Wickenheiser cup. It was the final game of the season and it...

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