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Beauty And The Beast Movie Review

Beauty And The Beast Movie Review

By Jake Price
May 9, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

This fantasy, musical film is a live action adaptation of the iconic Disney animated movie “Beauty and the Beast.” The story is about a girl who gets captured in a castle by a hideous, cursed beast, but then starts to fall in love him and his magical servants. This film is the best movie that has...

Sam Coons and Allison Heib to Continue Friendship After High School

Sam Coons and Allison Heib to Continue Friendship After High School

May 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Senior Edition

He walks into his class, long sleeve grey shirt, paired with blue jeans. His hazel-brown eyes widen behind his glasses as he meets eyes with his life long best friend. A smile comes across both of their faces. Sam Coons meets with Allison Heib, as the two sit down at their table and begin to talk about t...

Junior Alex Baker begins to Manage at Deters Frozen Custard after a New Promotion

Junior Alex Baker begins to Manage at Deters Frozen Custard after a New Promotion

By Sarah Zimmerman
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

Turn on the lights. Set the chairs down. Prepare the custard machines. Turn on the signs. Wait at the cash register. Serve the customers. The to-do list as one of the new managers at Deters Frozen Custard includes taking on new responsibilities for junior Alex Baker now that he’s been promoted to m...

Donnell Hawkins Lives His Life as a New Father

Donnell Hawkins Lives His Life as a New Father

By Jacob Lintner
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, North Star, Senior Edition, Showcase

Senior Donnell Hawkins seemed to have everything planned out. He has a full-ride scholarship to Missouri Western University for his work on the football field. He has a stable home life with two parents who are the founders and Co-Pastors of Life Changing Christian Fellowship, a nondenominational church in R...

Senior Courtney Crabtree plans to go into the U.S. Air Force

Senior Courtney Crabtree plans to go into the U.S. Air Force

May 5, 2017
Filed under North Star, Showcase

With strong family ties to the military, Senior Courtney Crabtree decided to join the U.S. Air Force. When Crabtree first decided she wanted to join the military, she didn’t know what she wanted to do but after a year of bouncing around from idea to idea she finally decided to go into the Air Forc...

Ricky Gorzel Chooses His Bike as His Main Source of School Transportation

Ricky Gorzel Chooses His Bike as His Main Source of School Transportation

By Alex Lane
May 4, 2017
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Senior Edition

Senior Ricky Gorzel has rode his bike everyday to school since his freshman year. He owns a 21 speed standard bicycle. Gorzel will take riding his bike any day of the week than riding the bus to school. “I enjoy the independence of riding a bike, not having to rely on gas and traffic congestion is ...

Dancing Into New Changes For Prom

Dancing Into New Changes For Prom

By Paige Prinster
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

This years prom, being held on May 6, will be the first year that FHN has held prom in New Town. Contrary to popular belief, the event will not be held fully outdoors. It will instead be in a permanent event tent. Along with the location change from the St. Charles Convention Center to New Town, the full me...

The Problem With Phones Today

The Problem With Phones Today

By Hannah Wilson
May 3, 2017
Filed under North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

We have become a nation of zombies. We are all aimlessly walking around, possessed by a small contraption that never leaves our hands. Things like Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram have stripped us of concentration and quality conversation. People would rather communicate via their phone than put it dow...

Joe Tierney Gets a Full Ride

Joe Tierney Gets a Full Ride

By Martin Groves
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

Every year, the Evans Scholars Foundation awards four-year full ride scholarships to graduating high school caddies across the U.S., one of which this year was senior Joe Tierney. To qualify, Tierney had to have worked as a caddie regularly for a minimum of two years, and have demonstrated academic ...

DECA Sends 10 To Internationals In Anaheim, California

DECA Sends 10 To Internationals In Anaheim, California

By Ronald Joel
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Paper Day, Showcase

This year the FHN DECA team had 10 people qualify for International Career Development Conference (ICDC). The people who qualified include: Grace Stevenson, Kevin Welch, Kyle Rohlfing, Madison Clifton, Jamie Sneed, Maggie Hillmann, Nic Savala, Peyton Rives, Ben Jamison and Brandon Bauer. At state, wh...

Editorial: Seize Your Summer

Editorial: Seize Your Summer

May 3, 2017
Filed under North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Here we are. We’ve finally made it to the last stretch. Only 12 more early wake-ups of the year.  Only 12 more late nights studying for finals or AP Exams. Only 12 more days of eating school lunches, sitting in class and lugging around a backpack that’s bound to cause us back problems in the future. ...

Summer School Held At FHN This Year

Summer School Held At FHN This Year

May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Paper Day, Showcase

Every year, summer school is hosted at a different FHSD school, and this year it will be held here at FHN. Summer school will be June 5-30 with teachers being chosen or volunteering to teach classes. “It’s really beneficial for students to attend summer school,” Patricia Bartell, math and summ...

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