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North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
March 17
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, The Big Topic

Missouri Representative Elijah Haahr proposed a bill that would allow college and high school student journalists the freedom to produce content they choose. This bill, now awaiting House vote, is known as the Walter Cronkite New Voices Act. This bill was drafted after Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota’s...

Anthony Lupo Takes Charge of Missouri DECA

Anthony Lupo Takes Charge of Missouri DECA

By Amanda Eckhard
October 23
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Oct.19, Anthony Lupo was announced as Missouri DECA State President at the DECA State Fall Leadership Convention. Lupo has been apart of DECA for two years. Beginning his junior year, Lupo was an officer for FHN's DECA. He then decided to compete at the district level and ended up placing second in...

Missouri Weighs In On Merit Pay For Teachers

Missouri Weighs In On Merit Pay For Teachers

By Lauren Pike
November 5
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

While employees in countless fields have been paid based on merit, or job performance, the idea of merit pay for teachers had been a source of controversy. Up for vote on Nov. 4, Missouri Constitutional Amendment 3, a merit pay bill for teachers, required Missouri teachers to be evaluated based on their students’ performance data, gathered from standardized testin...

Communications law hinders instead of helps

Communications law hinders instead of helps

September 21
Filed under Opinions

There should be little restriction on student-teacher communication.  The restrictions are humiliating to students and teachers who are innocent but are being punished because of isolated incidents.  The subject is serious, but it isn’t being addressed fairly. “It’s a well meaning law, but whe...

Cuneo makes it to All-State Choir

February 1
Filed under Features, News

After making it through the District Level with Tom Ehlman, Craig Pruess, and Alyssa Roberson, Nicole Cuneo auditioned for Missouri All-State Choir and made it.  Cuneo was the only one out of the four who moved on to the next level. Wednesday, Jan. 26 Cuneo left school around 1:30 p.m. for Tantarra Re...

NORTH STAR TAKE: Hazing, Not a viable option

September 29
Filed under Editorials

It always starts with good intentions. However juvenile, it may help to build relationships within the team. But it isn’t the only way. Many clubs around FHN have a form of initiation that helps build a bond among players, a form of initiation that helps create a line of respect- dressing new r...

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