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“Steve Jobs” Movie Review

By Dan Borelli

November 3, 2015

Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

About halfway through the film “Steve Jobs,” the titular CEO turns to a business partner during a fight and says “I’m like Julius Caesar, John. I’m surrounded by enemies.” But the enemies are not what make Steve Jobs like Julius Caesar; it’s his iconic legacy, his strong leadership and his drive for success; all of which are put on di...

Sports Update

September 25, 2015

Filed under Boys Swimming, Girls Volleyball, Newspaper, Softball

Softball New Bullpens, New Year The softball teams, especially the pitchers will benefit from the newly built bullpens. They will provide an area for pitchers to warm up before a game, which is an alternative to running up the hill by the field, according to junior Austyn Rowan. “I think they’re a great idea,” Rowan said. “...

North Star Take:  Get Involved

North Star Take: Get Involved

September 25, 2015

Over the summer, the vote on FHSD’s Proposition Y took place in hopes to raise the district’s funding to avoid budget cuts by raising a pr...

Why Did Voters Oppose Prop Y?

Why Did Voters Oppose Prop Y?

September 23, 2015

When Prop Y was first placed on the ballot in August, it was, itself, new. A tax levy, though, was not. Over the past year, FH...

FHN Takes on a Ten Percent Budget Reduction

FHN Takes on a Ten Percent Budget Reduction

September 23, 2015

After the expiration of the Special Purpose levy, FHSD has made $8.2 million worth of cuts to the district thus far in an eff...

Stump the Trump

Stump the Trump

September 23, 2015

It’s June 16. A man with an ego the size of Mount Everest takes the stage in his campaign headquarters in New York to annou...

Performing at Picasso’s

Performing at Picasso’s

September 23, 2015

There are people running around and others sitting at the metal tables at Picasso’s coffee house on Main Street. Live music fills the ...

“Arsenic and Old Lace” Comes to FHN

“Arsenic and Old Lace” Comes to FHN

September 23, 2015

FHN’s annual fall play will take place on Nov. 6-7 and Nov. 13-14 in the auditorium. The show will start at 7 p.m. and tickets ...

One Million Dollars, 12 Scholarships, One Student

By Erin Levins

September 23, 2015

Filed under Newspaper, Showcase

As senior linebacker, Rhe’Neze Galtney sprints down the field towards an opposing player, his proud mother can be heard whistling loudly in the stands along with his coach who is yelling his name. He focuses in on the play, but it isn’t just football that’s consuming his thoughts anymore. In the back of his mind Galtney knows he’ll have to mak...

FHSD Introduces Mandarin Chinese to FHN Students

FHSD Introduces Mandarin Chinese to FHN Students

September 23, 2015

Every weekday, new Mandarin Chinese teacher Wan-Tzu Chen comes to FHN for one hour to teach Mandarin Chinese I. Chen teaches in room 222...

The Ghosts Of St. Charles’ Past

The Ghosts Of St. Charles’ Past

September 23, 2015

A group gathers outside The St. Charles County Historical Society building, eagerly awaiting the beginning of Michael Henry’s St....

Pianist Paves Way for Her Future

Pianist Paves Way for Her Future

September 23, 2015

Fingertips graze white ivory keys, playing the notes written hundreds of years ago. The piano resonates throughout the house, cr...

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