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Sisters Courtney and Brianna Wortman Play on Volleyball Team Together

Sisters Courtney and Brianna Wortman Play on Volleyball Team Together

By Riley Parrot

Published: 13 hours ago

As they stand together in their backyard, the two sisters, Courtney and Brianna Wortman, bump the volleyball back and forth, sharing smiles and laughs together. The Wortman sisters have played volleyball their whole lives, growing up with a father who has a great impact and influence on them. Senior ...

Tips on How to Find New Music

Tips on How to Find New Music

Published: October 12, 2019

Just think, there is a never-ending plethora of music sitting in your pocket right now. If the same everyday music is getting boring to you, it doesn’t have to be that way. Just like learning to swim or training to throw things really far, being able to listen to music and establish meaningful and...

Boys Soccer Team Goes Up Against CBC On Oct. 10

Boys Soccer Team Goes Up Against CBC On Oct. 10

By Abigail Akers

Published: October 11, 2019

The Francis Howell North Knights JV and varsity soccer teams will be taking on the Christian Brothers College High School (CBC) on Oct. 10 at 4:00 pm. The Knights will be playing at home for this matchup. These two teams will play each other once this year. This game will bring new challenges this year ...

Annual Dogtoberfest to Take Place On Oct. 12

Annual Dogtoberfest to Take Place On Oct. 12

Published: October 10, 2019

On Oct. 12, the City of Saint Charles Animal Control will be hosting their 12th annual Dogtoberfest in Shelter Three at Wapelhorst Park. “It’s just a fun fall event we have where people can dress their dogs up in costumes and participate in fun activities that we have,” Rachel Winchester, an ...

Upcoming Cross Country GAC Meet on Oct. 10

Upcoming Cross Country GAC Meet on Oct. 10

By Andrew Tueth

Published: October 9, 2019

The girls’ cross country team has continued to improve throughout the season. The Gateway Athletic Conference (GAC) meet is on Oct. 10 at McNair Park. Sean Fowler, who coaches the cross country team, has high hopes this year.  “We have a lot of strong athletes this year, and are expecting a lot of at...

Minecraft Rises to Relevancy Again

Minecraft Rises to Relevancy Again

By Minnie Adams, North Star Writer

Published: October 9, 2019

Created on May 17th, 2009 was a revolutionary sandbox game where you can fight skeletons and pixelated brocolis, eat cooked chicken and pumpkin pie, and get so lost in caves you begin to cry and dig straight up only to realize you were 10 feet away. This was called Minecraft, and it took the world by ...

Freshman Laramie Horstman trains for American Ninja Warrior

Freshman Laramie Horstman trains for American Ninja Warrior

By Maya Helbig

Published: October 8, 2019

Doing pull ups, mountain climbing and overall a lot of exercise, freshman Laramie Horstman is training to be an American Ninja Warrior at just 14 years old. The summer of 2017, Wendy Horstman, Laramie’s mother, set up a birthday party when she turned 13 at an obstacle gym called Kor Komplex and Lara...

Tips On How To Cope With Stress

Tips On How To Cope With Stress

By Liv Engle

Published: October 8, 2019

Students and teachers both struggle with handling stress in and out of school. Everyone gets overwhelmed with school at some point, whether that is grading assignments, dealing with homework or a job, and trying to have enough time for a social life. If you are anything like me, you probably stress a lot ...

Freshman Chloe Perkins Joins Varsity Girls Golf Team

Freshman Chloe Perkins Joins Varsity Girls Golf Team

By Meranda Derosier

Published: October 8, 2019

She finally has accomplished a goal she has been working toward. She started at age seven, and after hours, weeks, months and even years of practice, she could finally say that she did it-- freshman Chloe Perkins became a part of the FHN girls golf team.  “I loved watching my mom and dad play golf...

Will Schellman Maneuvered His Way to Number One at Missouri Boys State

Will Schellman Maneuvered His Way to Number One at Missouri Boys State

By Connor Peper, North Star Reporter

Published: October 8, 2019

"Larry Eugene,” announced Matt Dameron, the director of Missouri Boys State. The 1000 citizens of Missouri Boys State broke into thunderous applause. This was democracy in action. The next Missouri Boys State governor, as voted by the people, had arrived. However, for senior Will Schellman, his applause ...

Sophomore Brianna Hennessey Does Nail Art

Sophomore Brianna Hennessey Does Nail Art

By Ryleigh O'Donnell

Published: October 7, 2019

Since sixth grade, Brianna Hennessey has been doing nail art, and continues to do it as a hobby now simply because it makes her happy and it looks nice. Her mom has always had nail stuff in her sewing room so she would go in and try it out.   She uses gel builder kits that require the person doing it to find ...