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Preview for September issue of Northstar

Preview for September issue of Northstar

September 20
Filed under Showcase, Videos

Preview for the 2016 Septemper issue of the North Star

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...

Dalton Lung’s 3D Printer

Dalton Lung’s 3D Printer

By Sam Skaggs
April 15
Filed under Multimedia, Videos

In January 2015 Dalton went to Best Buy and bought his first 3d printer. He makes a design on a xyz, a computer program for print designing. Dalton hopes to get better at printing and upgrade to a newer machine in the future. ...

FHN Students Bring Christmas to SCCC

By Alex Weinstock
December 17
Filed under Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

Sophomore Zac Cary and freshman Delaney Echelmeyer will be starring in the 1940s musical,  “Miracle on 34th Street” that will take place from Dec. 19-21 at St. Charles Community College (SCCC). The musical is about a man who claims to be Santa Claus, but is then labeled as insane. “I like the ove...

Gay Marriage Ban Overturned in Missouri

Gay Marriage Ban Overturned in Missouri

By Daniel Bodden
December 17
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day

This past summer, Angela Curtis and Shannon McGinty became personally involved in the lawsuit that would challenge Missouri’s ban on same sex marriage. They applied for a marriage license in June and were quickly denied, setting the foundation for the case. They joined with Kyle Lawson and Evan Dahl...

Air Jordan Infrared 6 Review

By Nick Wyer
November 25
Filed under Newspaper, Opinions, Uncategorized

Every year, Jordan Brand releases a “retro” sneaker, or one they’ve previously released, on Black Friday. This year, the selected retro model is the Black Infrared Air Jordan 6. As with nearly every Air Jordan release, there will be an insane amount of hype surrounding the sneakers, an...

Viewpoints on Thanksgiving Turkey

Viewpoints on Thanksgiving Turkey

By Nick Wyer
November 25
Filed under North Star, Opinions

Tradition Matters - Nick Wyer Thanksgiving is a time for celebration. It’s a holiday where the primary goal is to stuff yourself full of food and be thankful for what you have. The one thing that’s synonymous with Thanksgiving is the turkey. Removing the turkey is like taking fireworks away...

Capitol Drive

Capitol Drive

By Sam Skaggs
October 8
Filed under Multimedia, Newspaper, Uncategorized, Videos

FHN student-led band Capitol Drive was started from a small idea of having a band, and now they have several concerts every month. Practicing at least once a week, they try hard to play their best and put on good shows for their fans. check out this video to see how they started and how they have changed...

Sulzner Moves to FHN

Sulzner Moves to FHN

By Sam Skaggs
September 30
Filed under Multimedia, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Videos

Kim Sulzner has been a drama teacher for years. She has taught at many different schools and many different grade levels. See how she has been doing with the up coming play and hear insight from a student in the play. ...

A different Rainbow

A different Rainbow

By Megan Grannemann
April 9
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

Color blind. When those words are heard together, most people imagine living in a world of grey, void of color. The term is misleading; people who are “color blind” are actually just color deficient. The colors they see are on a different spectrum from the majority. Ishihara plates are tools used...

Revived Hope

By Maddie Hiatt
January 17
Filed under Newspaper, Paper Day

Sophomore Kaitlyn Crocker found her passion and joy eight years ago: dancing. She couldn’t believe her eyes when she watched the hip-hop dancers at a local recital. Just when she thought she knew what the dancers were going to do, they would do a remarkable move no one saw coming. “It was...

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