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Q and A with the Stock Triplets

Q and A with the Stock Triplets

By ryansparks
March 4
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Q: Which one of you is the funniest? Erin: “Grant, because he says random stuff all of the time and he’s kind of immature which makes him really funny.” Grant: “Me. I would say because I’m usually random with jokes and stuff so it just makes them laugh.” Kira: “Probably Grant becaus...

Girl Moves from Ukraine to Missouri

Girl Moves from Ukraine to Missouri

By sashakaganov
March 4
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

As senior Valerie Udovenko drives in her blue Toyota Yaris every day to school, she sees the quiet peaceful suburbs with similar homes lined up in her neighborhood. Eight years ago, she would be getting ready to go to school in her small town of Horlivka, Ukraine. Some days, even leaving her home would be a questio...

What One Family Could Never Forget

What One Family Could Never Forget

By Anthony Kristensen
March 4
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star

Today, in the life of junior Mensur Koso and his family, Mensur works on his homework or participates in extracurricular activities. His sister, Maida, finishes her homework and goes out to play with her friends. His mother, Nermina, stays at home, while his father, Emin, goes to work. On the weekends,...

Two More than Two

Two More than Two

By Lexi Wilinson
March 4
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

More often than not, reports of siblings not getting along seems to be the norm for high school students. However, this isn’t the case for sophomore Kayla Turner, whose older siblings are 28 and 32 years old. Because of the large age gap between the two older Turners and their baby sister, their relations...

Gabe Grote on Varsity Boys Basketball

Gabe Grote on Varsity Boys Basketball

By Alexis Tainter
February 11
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Gabe Grote on Varsity Boys Basketball (By Dan Borelli) With the basketball season nearing its end, senior Gabe Grote has established himself as a leader of the Varsity team. His 160 points in 15 games, along with his intensity and drive has helped him become a respectable figure in the eyes of his teammates and coach...

Teacher Evaluations Could be Improved with Student Input

Teacher Evaluations Could be Improved with Student Input

By fhntoday editorial board
February 11
Filed under Editorials, Newspaper

The Breakdown: Teacher Evaluation Get some background on how teachers are evaluated before looking at how the Editorial Board believes the process could be improved with student input. This year, Missouri set new standards for teacher evaluation and FHN adjusted its system to meet these requirements. T...

Students Quitting Sports

By Ryan Jensen
February 11
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Senior Ryan Hyde made the decision not to go out for shot put, a team he has been on since freshman year, this year. He did so to try new things like participating in the play and competing in Mr. FHN. “I did have some really good times with my friends there,” Hyde said. “But I feel like...

The Hot Topic of Huckleberry Finn

The Hot Topic of Huckleberry Finn

By Emma Pursley
February 11
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

For Huckleberry Finn What Huck Finn naysayers are denying is that the novel is of undeniable literary merit, and should therefore remain on the list of books to read. According to The College Board, a work is generally considered to have literary merit if it meets certain criteria including entertainm...

All-Knighter Committee Works to Plan This Year’s All-Knighter

All-Knighter Committee Works to Plan This Year’s All-Knighter

By Sarai Esparza
February 11
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

On June 6 from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., after the graduation ceremony, seniors have the opportunity to participate in the All-Knighter, an overnight lock-in party held at FHN. The activities of this event are meant to be kept a secret in order to surprise the seniors that will be attending. In order...

News Briefs: 2/11/15

News Briefs: 2/11/15

By Garret Griifin
February 11
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Prom Fashion Show The Prom Fashion Show, an event where students get to model Prom attire in a fashion show setting, will be held on Feb. 18 in the auditorium. Savvy Formalwear will provide dresses and tuxedos for the event. To be one of these models, students signed up with junior class sponsor Ma...

FHSD Celebrates 100 Years

FHSD Celebrates 100 Years

By Zoe Lawson
February 11
Filed under News, Newspaper

Not many can say they have celebrated their 100th birthday, but during the 2014-15 school year FHSD is doing just that. FHSD plans on having a wide range of celebrations throughout the year to ensure that it is one to remember, from the sale of T-shirts, to a school district centennial book. The Dis...

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