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Students Prepare to Graduate in June

By Katie Turnbeaugh and Skylar Spearman
May 11
Filed under Intro Class Stories

Like many at Francis Howell North, Taylor Ousley is just one of the 426 seniors that is prepared to graduate on June 4 at the Family Arena with the class of 2016. Ousley has attended Henderson Elementary, Hollenbeck Middle and Francis Howell North High School-- a Howell student her whole life. ...

Graduation for FHN on June 4

Graduation for FHN on June 4

By Emily Wilson
March 23
Filed under Showcase

With less than two months of school left, seniors are bracing for they day they’ve been counting down to since the beginning of high school: graduation. Over the past few weeks, senior delegates have been planning several events for the senior class to prepare for graduation and enjoy their last fe...

Bernie Sanders Rally [Photo Story]

Bernie Sanders Rally [Photo Story]

By Alex Rowe
March 17
Filed under Photo Stories, Photos, Showcase

On Monday, March 14 Bernie Sanders held a rally at The Family Arena in Saint Charles, MO. Sanders is a democratic presidential candidate as well as current Senator of Vermont. The doors to the event opened at 4:30 p.m. and Sanders was scheduled to speak at 7:30. Many lined up hours before the event in...

6-6 Graduation [Photo Gallery]

6-6 Graduation [Photo Gallery]

June 8
Filed under Photos

For a mobile friendly version click here. On Saturday June 6, the FHN class of 2015 gathered for the last time at the family arena. Graduation started at 7 p.m. with the senior class entering after the school board. The color guard was then presented by American Legion Post 312. The National Anthem and Alma Mater  were performed by the senior ensemble. The Graduation Marshal Address was read by Matthew Riffee. Principal Andrew Downs gave the welcome speech after the Graduation Marshal Address. Alexis Tainter gave the first student speech entitled ‘Moments’. Downs gave a commencement address before Jillian Strickland performed ‘Hall of Fame’ by The Script. “I thought the speech went pre...

12-20 Varsity Boys Basketball Vs. Parkway South [Photo Gallery]

12-20 Varsity Boys Basketball Vs. Parkway South [Photo Gallery]

By Ashleigh Jenkins
December 20
Filed under Photos

On Dec 20 the Knights faced the Parkway South Patriots at the Family Arena as part of the GAC-Suburban Basketball Challenge. The Knights lost 29-43. "In the first half we didn't communicate and there was no help for defense. In the second half we picked up a bit and helped each other more, but we wern't able to get the win." Senior Calvin Wellmaker said. Knightline performed their routine at halftime. North will next play in the Seckman Tournament on Dec 26. "I feel like we just learned from it and we need to come back and win the next one." Wellmaker said. (photos by ashleigh jenkins and ariel kirkpatrick) For a mobile friendly link, click here....

6-7 Graduation [Photo Gallery]

6-7 Graduation [Photo Gallery]

By Ashleigh Jenkins
June 7
Filed under Photos

For a mobile friendly version, click here On June 7 the FHN seniors gathered for the last time at the Family Arena. Graduation started at 3 p.m. with the school board entering before the seniors. After the seniors the color guard was presented by American Legion Post 312. The National Anthem and Alma Mater were then performed by the seniors of Knightsound. The Graduation Marshall Address was then read by Greg Hennefent. Principal Andrew Downs gave the welcome speech shortly after. The first student speech, entitled 'The Memories That Make Us' of the ceremony was written by soccer player Abigail Griffin, but because she was at state for soccer it was performed by another student. Downs then gave ...

FHN takes on Pkwy West at the Family Arena

FHN takes on Pkwy West at the Family Arena

December 17
Filed under Basketball, Boys, Varsity, Winter Sports

The Varsity boys Basketball team participated in the second annual tournament against Parkway West at the Family Arena on Dec. 15.  The Knights were in it to win it the first half of the game, with the score reading 20-22. "The highlight of the game for me was when Kyle Lemons made two free throws before half time to put us up by two right before going...

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