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Caring for the future

March 10, 2009

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A massive Saint Bernard and a happy-go-lucky yellow lab guard the entrance to the house on Deergrass Drive, mostly happily greeting all visitors. Past the dogs and up the stairs, seven children and one woman move about in the kitchen, centered by an island with three bar stools, Read More »...

Fight the fire

March 10, 2009

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The three of them ease back in their chairs, each with a cup of home-brewed coffee in hand. They’re talking. They’re relaxing - for once - and they hate it. Read More »...

Hometown heros

March 10, 2009

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In a time when heroes and heroism are hard to come by, the North Star has managed to find eight ordinary citizens that dedicate their time to helping their town and those within it. Read More »

Willoughby directs play “Crimes of the Heart” despite being deaf

March 10, 2009

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The stage is set, the lights blare and all Jessica Willoughby can do is hope her directing was enough. The senior has directed before, and under extremely difficult conditions. Read More »...

Crew members of Spring Play

March 10, 2009

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Lights surround them as their elaborate costumes command attention. As the actors recite their lines on stage, there is a bustling group Read More »

Junior uses English as a third language to lead debates

March 10, 2009

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She sits in a small corner of the library, hidden by computer screens and shelves. The atmosphere is calm with the soft hum of studious comments on laws, issues, and beliefs. Read More »...

A father comes home

March 10, 2009

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Sitting at the family dinner table on Thanksgiving Day. Watching your oldest daughter graduate Read More »...

Sanazaro creates world’s largest rocking chair off Route 66

March 10, 2009

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Standing at 42-feet, 1-inch tall, weighing 27,500 pounds and made completely of metal, it looms over the tiny country store. It is painted completely white, except for the few words painted in blue across the top. If you look closely you can see "World's Largest Rocking Chair" written on the seat. Read More »...

Food may be fast, but it’s quicker to make children unhealthy

March 6, 2009

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With busy lifestyles filled with practices, school, and sometimes jobs, meals are on the go more now than ever. Hence why more parents are leaning towards the drive-through rather than the stove. Read More »...

Para professional doubles as cosmetologist

February 24, 2009

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Gina Harmon is a Para professional that works in the special education department. What most people in school don’t know is that this Para is also a certified art teacher and has been working as a cosmetologist/aesthetician for 31 years, and has worked in the TV, commercial, magazine, bridal and runway business doing hair and make up. Read Mor...

Champion boxer inspires, thrills FHN students

February 20, 2009

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After all the excitement of today’s Pep Assembly – StuCo’s anti-theft video, the parade of athletes, the predictable spirit competition, some hilariously-entertaining karaoke, Snowcoming Court, and a Spirit Week slide show – FHN’s studentbody was lucky enough to be in the presence of Read More »...

Exclusive: Senior discusses her experiences at Obama’s historical inauguration

February 18, 2009

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On Jan. 16, senior Dani Langness flew to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama. While staying there for a week, Langness traveled with a student ambassador leadership program, People to People International, and not only attended the historic inauguration, but also visited many local attractions in Washington. FHNtod...

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