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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 ...

Seniors Commit to a College on Academic Signing Day

Seniors Commit to a College on Academic Signing Day

By Madison Abanathie, Web Staff
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On April 11, approximately 30 seniors and their families attended the third annual Academic Signing Day in the large gym. Academic Signing Day is for seniors who have received academic scholarships from colleges and are committing to that school. Seniors then sign commitment forms, with their parents, to t...

College and Career Day at FHN

College and Career Day at FHN

By Dan Borrelli
December 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase

On the first day back from winter break, the counseling department will be holding an all-day event to help students of every grade level find classes at FHN to prepare them for both college and a career. Each hour of the day will feature a different presentation from different courses and individua...

Students Prepare to Take ACT

Students Prepare to Take ACT

By Kelly Woelfel
October 22, 2015
Filed under News

Students are preparing to take the ACT on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Francis Howell High School. They take the ACT to gain more practice and better their scores for colleges. “I actually have a tutor from SLU," senior Megan Mitchell said. "He is a professor at SLU and he does tutoring sessions at Centr...

Seniors and Juniors Practice Career Cruising

Seniors and Juniors Practice Career Cruising

By Laya Horton
September 12, 2015
Filed under News

Seniors and Juniors did Career Cruising online in their classes on Sept. 10 and 11. It is helping them with future plans after high school. “It’s a website for student to choose where their interest lies to choose a major, a college, select a branch of military if they wanted to and even crea...

EpiPens in the Halls

EpiPens in the Halls

By brookeherrmann
November 13, 2014
Filed under Features

Students at FHN have many different medical conditions and needs. Meeting those needs takes time and resources, and the school must be proactive in it's steps to plan for a medical emergency. Students who have an allergic reaction can go from fine one moment, to not being able to breath the next moment. If a...

Matt Schneider Accepted into Harvard

Matt Schneider Accepted into Harvard

By Nick Wyer
April 21, 2014
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Francis Howell North senior Matt Schneider was recently accepted into Harvard as an undergrad student. As of press time, Matt is the only senior to be accepted into an Ivy League school. “It was a real rush of excitement opening that email.” Schneider said. “The first word I saw was congrat...

Students Prepare for Dec. 14 ACT

Students Prepare for Dec. 14 ACT

By Holly Tate
December 11, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

The ACT test, one of the biggest factors for college admittance and scholarships, is being given at FHN, among many test sites, on Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. The test has four required sections and one optional section. Each student must partake in the English, reading, math, and science portions, but an es...

Financial Aid Meeting Being Held In Auditorium

Financial Aid Meeting Being Held In Auditorium

By Ashley Zurosky
December 11, 2013
Filed under Features

The annual financial aid meeting is being held Dec. 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Financial aid is defined as a scholarship, grant or a loan. Most students have some financial aid. Financial aid is available for juniors and seniors. “I think the meeting is a great way for students to find o...

ACT signup

ACT signup

By David McFeely
August 21, 2013
Filed under News

ACT sign up for the September 21 test is open until this Friday, August 23. After this ACT test date, there are five more test dates scheduled from now until the final test date on June 14, 2014, over the summer. The dates and deadlines for each of the sign ups can be found in the counseling office...

Annual College Night for Juniors and Sophomores

Annual College Night for Juniors and Sophomores

By Sophie Gordon
March 7, 2013
Filed under News

College Night for juniors and sophomores was held March 6 at 7 p.m. Students and parents who chose to attend College Night went to a presentation in the auditorium about how to prepare for college and then had the opportunity to speak with representatives from various colleges. “I liked it,” junior Caitlin Adams said. “It gave you a lot of good informa...

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