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FHN German Club Hosts Oktoberfest

FHN German Club Hosts Oktoberfest

By Paige Prinster
September 21
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Oktoberfest, the Munich-based festival, is celebrated across the globe by millions every year. Here at FHN, students can take part in these celebrations by attending German Club’s Oktoberfest on Sept. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the commons. German club invites students to come and celebrate with them...

Bringing in Bahama Bucks

Bringing in Bahama Bucks

By David Bodden, North Star Staffer
May 5
Filed under Features, Newspaper, Showcase

On March 16, the second location of a shaved ice franchise new to Missouri opened, namely being Bahama Buck’s. The first location was opened in June 2015 in Salt Lake, and the new location is on Mid Rivers Mall Drive. “I heard about it through my theater friends,” junior Dan Borrelli said. “Th...

Top Eight Dessert Places in St. Louis

Top Eight Dessert Places in St. Louis

By Noah Slaughter, North Star Staffer
May 5
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Opinions, Paper Day, Reviews

1. Serendipity - 8130 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves Located less than 10 minutes from both the zoo and the Magic House, Serendipity brings a playful twist to ice cream. From curiosities like cucumber and cantaloupe to more traditional flavors, Serendipity brings credence to its namesake: a happy, unexpe...

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

By On Behalf of the Editorial Staff
May 4
Filed under Editorials, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase, The Big Topic

Well, this is it. The end of the year is just around the corner, and what a year it has been. This year has been one that will be hard to forget. For most of us, this will be a year that will always be in the memory books, whether it be the great times we’ve had with friends or the stress that we had b...

Dark Souls 3 : Difficult but Rewarding

Dark Souls 3 : Difficult but Rewarding

May 4
Filed under Newspaper, Opinions, Showcase

From the original game, people are quick to say that the “Dark Souls” games are quite a challenge even to experts. But the third installment to the series is one that gamers are able to play and have no regrets after the whole story line despite the difficulty and the weary camera angles. In...

Class of 2016: Senior Quotes and Pictures

Class of 2016: Senior Quotes and Pictures

By Kamila Zendran, Videographer
May 2
Filed under Newspaper, Senior Edition, Showcase, Videos

As the year comes to an end, we see that the seniors of 2016 at Francis Howell North have left a mark with themselves. They sent in pictures and quotes to convey their message of their years here at North. From us to you, Happy Senior Year and Happy Graduation!...

Senior Pratyush Sontha travels to India with his family

Senior Pratyush Sontha travels to India with his family

By Zoe Lawson, Copy Editor
April 13
Filed under Features, Newspaper, Showcase

For many, traveling is all about catching up with family members who live far away. Senior Pratyush Sontha is no exception; his family just happens to live halfway around the world. “My parents get homesick and I do a little bit too, so it’s nice to get away from America and get back to our roo...

K-Pop Passion

K-Pop Passion

By Maddie Sparks, Intro Writer
March 24
Filed under Newspaper, Paper Day, Showcase

Sydney Wise is an average freshman at FHN. She goes about her day, listening to music to help her focus on her work and studies. However, this music differs from most. It all started in Spring 2014 at the end of her seventh grade school year at Barnwell Middle School. Wise discovered Korean pop musi...

Sports Brief 4-13: Boy’s Varsity Volleyball, Varsity Baseball, Girl’s Soccer

Sports Brief 4-13: Boy’s Varsity Volleyball, Varsity Baseball, Girl’s Soccer

April 13
Filed under Newspaper, Paper Day

Winners in Silver   The varsity boys’ volleyball team played their first pre-season tournament at FZE and placed first in the silver bracket. The team has been together since freshman year and after winning their first tournament of the season, they only expect to win more and improving their skil...

The Libertarian Party Needs to Rise to Prominence in the Current Election Cycle

The Libertarian Party Needs to Rise to Prominence in the Current Election Cycle

By Anthony Kristensen, Opinions Editor
April 6
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Opinions, Paper Day

Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton. This possible general election matchup has left the main two political parties fractured to the point that many won’t be voting for their respective party, with former Democratic Sen. Jim Webb and about 14 percent of other Democrats saying that they won’t vote ...

We Want a Longer Spring Break

We Want a Longer Spring Break

By McKayla Bogda, North Star Staffer
March 16
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

Spring break is a much needed time off where students and faculty go on vacations, catch up on work or just hang out with friends and family, but now it has been cut short. The second week was important because it is when students and faculty can do these things, plus it was a better time to make up sn...

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