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Create Art at the Third Degree Glass Factory

Create Art at the Third Degree Glass Factory

By Paige Prinster
January 11
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

Inside an old re-purposed Pontiac dealership situated on Delmar Boulevard, an art gallery occupies a large room. Vibrantly colored glass pieces bring life to the studio. Each piece is unique, just like the community of artists behind them who have decided to call Third Degree Glass Factory their home. ...

Painting More Than Just Pots

Painting More Than Just Pots

By Alex Lane
January 11
Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

This artistic studio is a mother-daughter owned walk-in art studio, varying from ceramics and glass fusing to just old-fashioned painting. Located at 3772 Monticello Plaza in St. Charles, anyone is welcome to go to the studio. Whether they’re looking for a place to sit and paint with friends and f...

Five Things to Watch: Upcoming Stories and Games, Final Prep

Five Things to Watch: Upcoming Stories and Games, Final Prep

By Daniel Mulawa
December 12
Filed under Five Things to Watch, Showcase

Cocoa and Cram: After school on Dec. 12 there will be a study session for freshmen to help them prepare for finals. This study session takes place in the commons and goes from right after school till 5 p.m. Paper Day: On Dec. 14, the newspaper staff will be releasing another issue of the North ...

5 Things to Watch For

5 Things to Watch For

By Daniel Mulawa
November 1
Filed under News, Showcase

Bread Co. Fundraiser: On Nov. 2, Publications will be holding a fundraiser event hosted at the Saint Louis Bread Co. off of Zumbehl. The event goes from 4 to 8p.m. There will be a flyer in the next North Star paper, Nov. 2. The flyer can also be found at FHNtoday.com/fundraiser. You will need to show the flyer to the...

Preparations for the Annual KOE Picnic Begin

Preparations for the Annual KOE Picnic Begin

By Ethan Slaughter
March 24
Filed under News, Showcase

Since January, KOE has been getting ready for their annual picnic. This year, the picnic will be held during sixth and seventh hour on Friday, May 6. In order to get ready for the event, KOE sponsors Kristen Johnson and Lindsey Scheller have been spending months ordering food and inflatables and planning...

Senior Greg Portilla Recalls When He First got His Power Wheelchair

Senior Greg Portilla Recalls When He First got His Power Wheelchair

By Karis Skaggs, Newspaper Staff
January 13
Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

Special education para educator Colleen Songer sits and waits patiently, holding the tray up on senior Greg Portilla’s wheelchair. In the quiet room, all you can hear is clicking every few seconds as Portilla scrolls through the pre-set options on his iPad to give a response to a question. “I was excited to ...

Looking to the Future

Looking to the Future

By Anthony Kristensen
May 13
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

With their inaugural season at an end, the JV Howell United Warriors Lacrosse team, as of press time, have a record of 4-10, and have finished the JV Tournament. With these players now having the experience of lacrosse on the JV level, they’ll need to get ready for the varsity level, as the Howell United W...

Two New Members Join School Board

Two New Members Join School Board

By Zoe Lawson
May 13
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

Last month, the constituents of the Francis Howell School District cast their ballots for candidates to fill the two open seats on the school board. Sandra Ferguson and Chad Lange were elected, beating out Kimberlyann Granger, Mike Hoehn, and the incumbent Eric Seider. Ferguson is a veteran of...

Sports Briefs 5/13

By Aly Doty
May 13
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

Golf Team Suffers From Rain By Aly Doty The FHN Varisty golf team moved on as a team to Districts which were held on May 4 at The Falls golf course. Three of the five golfers will move on to Sectionals this includes, Ryan Dickey, Kyle Melchior and A.J. Porter. Overall, the team shot a 324 placing third...

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...

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