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No Competition for School Spirit

No Competition for School Spirit

By Garrett Griffin
September 23
Filed under Newspaper, Showcase

Although the FHN varsity cheer squad will not be competing in cheer competitions this year, Captains Kenzie Allen, Kaley McCarthy and Lexi Baker believe it is not a matter of disappointment but a chance to work on new routines without the stress of competing. “Not competing has allowed us to gro...

No Ordinary Visit to Grandma’s

No Ordinary Visit to Grandma’s

By Jacob Lintner
September 23
Filed under Newspaper, Showcase

Manoj Shyamalan, know to most as M. Night Shyamalan, is one of the most well-known film directors of our generation, and he has written another one of his signature mind-bending horror films in “The Visit.” His previous successes in the genre include unforgettable works like “The Sixth Sense...

More Options, Diverse Cultures

More Options, Diverse Cultures

By Bennett Smallwood
September 23
Filed under Newspaper

Registration comes around and students sign up for Spanish or French just because they know that many colleges require two years of the same foreign language. For some students it truly is a path they choose to understand the culture of other countries while others just randomly selected a class for c...

Moving From The Hardwood To The Pitch

Moving From The Hardwood To The Pitch

By Jacob Lintner
September 23
Filed under Newspaper, Showcase

He stands with his knees bent and arms hanging to his sides. What lies behind him can change his fate forever. What lies before him is hurtling just to his right. A swift dive and extended arms are all it takes to silence his team before the cheering begins. It’s only a practice, but Fletcher Diet...

St. Louis Cars and Coffee

St. Louis Cars and Coffee

By Martin Groves
September 23
Filed under Multimedia, Newspaper

Cars and Coffee, the name given to gatherings of car enthusiasts and supercar owners have flourished in the past few years, with hundreds taking place across the country each year. One of these gathering takes place every month at the STL Motorcars dealership in Chesterfield. Free coffee at exotic car meets...

Custard Stand Remains Area Staple

Custard Stand Remains Area Staple

By danborrelli
May 13
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

In 1931, a man named Ted Drewes opened up a dessert shop here in St. Louis that doubled as a stand for selling Christmas trees. Nowadays, the tree selling has continued and the frozen custard that he sold has become an iconic part of St. Louis culture. Ted Drewes has many features which sets it apart...

2015 Student Council Officer Elections

2015 Student Council Officer Elections

By Autumn Todd
May 6
Filed under Multimedia, Newspaper, Videos

Friday, April 24, Student Council held their annual officer elections.  During lunches, candidates walk around handing out candy to promote people to vote for them.  Each candidate must receive 50 percent of the votes to win.  Check out this video to see who is running for the 2015 Student Counc...

If the Halls Could Talk

If the Halls Could Talk

By fhntoday editorial board
April 15
Filed under Editorials, Newspaper

It would have been a funny April Fool’s joke, but it wasn’t one. In the days that followed Spring Break, students came to school and saw the classic murals of FHN -- Norm the Knight, Knights on Top of the World, even the victory chant -- replaced by bare walls and a thick coat of gold paint. Let...

FHN Students Organize the Race to Remember

By chelsie hollis
April 15
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

All the data they had on their phones for the month has been used in a matter of days. Their Internet histories are filled with venues and possible places to hold the event. From hours spent staring at the same computer screen and days spent talking to person after person saying the same thing over an...

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