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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...

Boys’ Golf Has Been Putting in Hard Work All Season

Boys’ Golf Has Been Putting in Hard Work All Season

May 8, 2017
Filed under Boys Golf, Newspaper, Spring Sports

Starting the season with 1-3, the boys’ golf team has been having a tough time in tournaments but are slowly trying to increase their skills during practice. “We have been getting better each time we play,” golf coach Mark Wright said. “We have some newer guys this year so they’re still learning and...

Senior Jake Oppenborn’s Mom is the Assistant Volleyball Coach for His Final Season

Senior Jake Oppenborn’s Mom is the Assistant Volleyball Coach for His Final Season

May 8, 2017
Filed under Boys Volleyball, Newspaper, Spring Sports

At the end of a long school day and practice, most players get to go home and leave their teammates and coaches behind. Instead, senior Jake Oppenborn goes home to his family and his coach. Jake’s mom started coaching this year as the boys’ varsity volleyball assistant coach. “It’s different,” J...

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...

Girls’ Soccer Looks to the End of the Season

Girls’ Soccer Looks to the End of the Season

May 5, 2017
Filed under Girls Soccer, Newspaper, Spring Sports

The girls’ soccer team looks ahead to districts on May 13 with a record of 8-5-2. Throughout the season, the team has been preparing for districts so that they can be ready to play against some tough competition. “I feel as if we’re a very talented team, and we just need to find our groo...

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 ...

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