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President Trump’s Travel Ban Breaks American Values

President Trump’s Travel Ban Breaks American Values

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
March 8
Filed under Editorials, Newspaper, North Star, Opinions, Paper Day, Showcase

Over the years, the U.S., and particularly the St. Louis area, has opened its doors to refugees that are the victims of war. This is evident with the over 300 Syrian refugees that have resettled in St. Louis since the start of the war and the thousands of Bosnian refugees that were welcomed to the city i...

Education on Heroin can Prevent Complications in the Future

Education on Heroin can Prevent Complications in the Future

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
February 8
Filed under Editorials, Paper Day, Showcase

We need to inform people of the facts of heroin. Preferred Family, who provides adolescent and adult substance use rehabilitation, believes that the younger people start talking to their family and friends about drug abuse, the better, because it will eventually become a more comfortable conversation...

Say Yes To No-Kill Shelters [Editorials]

Say Yes To No-Kill Shelters [Editorials]

By On Behalf of the Editorial Staff
December 14
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

We need to stop killing healthy and adoptable animals. Saint Charles is fortunate to have Five Acres Animal Shelter. The shelter doesn’t euthanize their animals to make room for new ones, welcomes animals who are in bad shape and has a dedicated staff. However, a lot of places aren’t as lucky. A...

New Gun Law is a Fatal Shot to Missouri [EDITORIAL]

New Gun Law is a Fatal Shot to Missouri [EDITORIAL]

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
November 3
Filed under Editorials, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

We have a gun problem. In 2015, 179 people in St. Louis were shot and killed, according to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, and a slowdown is nowhere in sight. This violence rips neighborhoods apart, compounding economic and social tensions. Gun violence demands action, but the Missouri le...

More Funds For More Opportunities [EDITORIAL]

More Funds For More Opportunities [EDITORIAL]

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
October 28
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

On the Nov. 8 ballot, St. Charles County voters have the decision whether to support the new tax levy named Proposition Howell or not. FHSD first brought up the idea of the new tax levy after the previous proposition for a tax levy known as Prop Y failed back in August 2015. This time, FHSD has been trying to g...

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...

North Star Take: FHSD Should Have Wi-Fi

North Star Take: FHSD Should Have Wi-Fi

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
April 13
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase, The Big Topic

In a society in which cell phones play such a significant role in people’s daily lives and potential municipal wireless networks are discussed, students and staff members should have access to Wi-Fi during the school day. However, effective March 9 of this year, the FHSD school board made the dec...

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...

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...

North Star Take: Whiners with No Chill

North Star Take: Whiners with No Chill

By fhntoday editorial board
January 21
Filed under Editorials, North Star, Paper Day

Social Media Posts Target Superintendent FHSD has been blessed with a miracle. We have a superintendent endowed with the ability to make sure that every child in FHSD is properly dressed for frigid winter weather. Each morning, according to some members of the community, Dr. Pam Sloan is responsible for buttoning coats, ...

We Stand With Neshaminy

We Stand With Neshaminy

By FHNtoday editorial board
September 18
Filed under Editorials, News

Yesterday, at Neshaminy High School in Pennsylvania, the newspaper adviser was suspended, without pay, for two days. The reason given was “willful neglect of duty and insubordination,” likely the result of a year-long battle between the administration and the Playwickian newspaper staff over the editorial bo...

Block Scheduling Comes to a Close

Block Scheduling Comes to a Close

By Austin F
May 1
Filed under Editorials

With block scheduling finally coming to an end, many people have mixed feelings about it. I myself very much enjoyed block scheduling in most cases; I liked the fact that every day was not the same classes, as well as having a day of a break from some others. But with nearly two hours of unexcitin...

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