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DECA Sends 10 To Internationals In Anaheim, California

DECA Sends 10 To Internationals In Anaheim, California

By Ronald Joel
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Paper Day, Showcase

This year the FHN DECA team had 10 people qualify for International Career Development Conference (ICDC). The people who qualified include: Grace Stevenson, Kevin Welch, Kyle Rohlfing, Madison Clifton, Jamie Sneed, Maggie Hillmann, Nic Savala, Peyton Rives, Ben Jamison and Brandon Bauer. At state, wh...

Editorial: Seize Your Summer

Editorial: Seize Your Summer

May 3, 2017
Filed under North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Here we are. We’ve finally made it to the last stretch. Only 12 more early wake-ups of the year.  Only 12 more late nights studying for finals or AP Exams. Only 12 more days of eating school lunches, sitting in class and lugging around a backpack that’s bound to cause us back problems in the future. ...

Summer School Held At FHN This Year

Summer School Held At FHN This Year

May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Paper Day, Showcase

Every year, summer school is hosted at a different FHSD school, and this year it will be held here at FHN. Summer school will be June 5-30 with teachers being chosen or volunteering to teach classes. “It’s really beneficial for students to attend summer school,” Patricia Bartell, math and summ...

Students Take Trips to Foreign Countries

Students Take Trips to Foreign Countries

By Anna Lindquist
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Students interested in Spanish, French and German are going on trips this upcoming summer. Spanish is going to Ecuador from June 10 -June 21, French is going to France from June 12 -June 20 and German is going to Germany from June 16 -June 26. Spanish teacher Brian Santos, French teacher Dave Fritz an...

13th Top Story of the Year: Orion Allman’s Grandfather is in a Band

13th Top Story of the Year: Orion Allman’s Grandfather is in a Band

By Anna Lindquist, Newspaper Staffer
May 2, 2017
Filed under Features, North Star, Paper Day

Orion Allman sits comfortably backstage, his hand tapping along to the thumping music emanating from the speakers. The sound is crisp and clear, echoing around the room. The crowd screams in response to the start of a new song. He’s been to concerts before, but this is different. He isn’t out in...

Vegetarian Club Garden

Vegetarian Club Garden

By Sydney Wise
April 28, 2017
Filed under Newspaper, North Star

The Vegetarian Club has kicked off its first big project by starting a fruit and vegetable garden in the courtyard by the front lobby of the school. This idea was pitched by sponsor and special services teacher Yvonne Kehoe to her vegetarian and recycling clubs. The garden will contain foods like melons,...

Boys’ Tennis Heads to Districts

Boys’ Tennis Heads to Districts

April 28, 2017
Filed under Boys Tennis, Newspaper, Spring Sports

Boys’ tennis heads to Team Districts next week after their 4-2 season. From there, they have the chance to advance to Team Sectionals on May 20 and then Team State on May 25. “It’s kind of unclear this year [how we’ll do] because we’re in a new district with schools we’ve never played...

Honoring Seniors on Senior Awards Night

Honoring Seniors on Senior Awards Night

By Paige Prinster
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

With the end of the school year coming up quick, it's now that time of the year when seniors are recognized at Senior Awards Night. The ceremony will be held on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the large gym. It is an invitation-only event, with the seniors invited allowed to bring friends and family along ...

Running In New Color

Running In New Color

By Alex Lane
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

The Color Run is a 5k marathon run held in different cities and countries around the world. All the money raised by the event goes to charities. This year they’re donating to Autism Speaks and Rett Syndrome. As the runners jog through the race, they are splattered in paint by staff members and spectator...

The United States has a Language Learning Deficit

The United States has a Language Learning Deficit

By Chris St. Aubin
April 21, 2017
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

At FHN we offer four foreign languages with numerous other languages online. It is also recommended that students take two years of foreign language for college. So why do we put an emphasis on learning the basics of a language? It is proven that professionals who speak multiple languages are more mark...

Junior Kira Stock Struggles With Narcolepsy

Junior Kira Stock Struggles With Narcolepsy

By Anna Lindquist
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

In junior Kira Stock’s seventh hour, AP Language and Composition, she finds her eyes drooping and her energy fading as the hour goes on. The feeling of exhaustion is constant for her but especially a problem after spending hours focusing on her classes. This is due to the disorder she was diagnosed...

[OPINION] Many Americans Encourage Blurring The Lines Between Church and State

[OPINION] Many Americans Encourage Blurring The Lines Between Church and State

By Anna Lindquist
April 13, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

The American dream, simply put, is freedom. We are a melting pot of cultures, ethnicities, religions and so much more. Our rights protect us in many ways and give us a lot of free reign. In the U.S., every single citizen is entitled to their First Amendment rights, specifically freedom of religion. For...

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