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Three Things To Watch at FHN

Three Things To Watch at FHN

By Sophia Schmidt and Grace Bowman

September 21, 2017


Filed under Homecoming Coverage, News, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase

New Textbook Policy Takes Place After years of students not paying fees, the administration has introduced a new textbook policy. If a student receives a textbook or novel for a class, the student must return it at the end of the semester. If the student fails to return their book, they will not be...

Varsity Seniors Jessica Qian and Brianna Schmidt Work to Advance to State

Varsity Seniors Jessica Qian and Brianna Schmidt Work to Advance to State

By Mackenzie Pugh

September 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Sports

Seniors Jessica Qian and Brianna Schmidt work to advance to State again this year in golf. Although neither advanced last year, Qian went her freshman year and Schmidt went her sophomore year. They both advanced to Sectionals last year. “I really want Witthaus to be able to go to State as a coach,”...

The Brainfreeze Experience Breaks Normal Food Truck Expectations

The Brainfreeze Experience Breaks Normal Food Truck Expectations

By Sophie Carite

September 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Showcase, Videos

Video: The Brain Freeze Experience is a local food truck located off of Harvester Road and Caulks Hill. Not only does it sell a wide variety of fair foods, but it also includes fun activities such as washers, bean bag tossing and frisbee. Brother-sister run food truck the Brain Freeze Experience has ...

The School Should Have More Gender Neutral Bathrooms

The School Should Have More Gender Neutral Bathrooms

By On Behalf Of The Editorial Staff

September 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Paper Day, Showcase

The wide variety of gender identifications and sexual orientations have become more and more acknowledged over the years. With these LGBT identifications, specifically for transgender and nonbinary people, there are some challenges, including bathroom use. There have been instances around the nation of...

Beauty And The Beast Movie Review

Beauty And The Beast Movie Review

By Jake Price

May 9, 2017


Filed under A Priceless Review, Arts and Entertainment, Paper Day, Showcase

This fantasy, musical film is a live action adaptation of the iconic Disney animated movie “Beauty and the Beast.” The story is about a girl who gets captured in a castle by a hideous, cursed beast, but then starts to fall in love him and his magical servants. This film is the best movie that has...

Boys’ Golf Has Been Putting in Hard Work All Season

Boys’ Golf Has Been Putting in Hard Work All Season

May 8, 2017


Filed under Boys Golf, Newspaper, Spring Sports

Starting the season with 1-3, the boys’ golf team has been having a tough time in tournaments but are slowly trying to increase their skills during practice. “We have been getting better each time we play,” golf coach Mark Wright said. “We have some newer guys this year so they’re still learning and...

Senior Jake Oppenborn’s Mom is the Assistant Volleyball Coach for His Final Season

Senior Jake Oppenborn’s Mom is the Assistant Volleyball Coach for His Final Season

May 8, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Newspaper, Spring Sports

At the end of a long school day and practice, most players get to go home and leave their teammates and coaches behind. Instead, senior Jake Oppenborn goes home to his family and his coach. Jake’s mom started coaching this year as the boys’ varsity volleyball assistant coach. “It’s different,” J...

Sam Coons and Allison Heib to Continue Friendship After High School

Sam Coons and Allison Heib to Continue Friendship After High School

May 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Newspaper, North Star, Paper Day, Senior Edition

He walks into his class, long sleeve grey shirt, paired with blue jeans. His hazel-brown eyes widen behind his glasses as he meets eyes with his life long best friend. A smile comes across both of their faces. Sam Coons meets with Allison Heib, as the two sit down at their table and begin to talk about t...

Junior Alex Baker begins to Manage at Deters Frozen Custard after a New Promotion

Junior Alex Baker begins to Manage at Deters Frozen Custard after a New Promotion

By Sarah Zimmerman

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Paper Day, Showcase

Turn on the lights. Set the chairs down. Prepare the custard machines. Turn on the signs. Wait at the cash register. Serve the customers. The to-do list as one of the new managers at Deters Frozen Custard includes taking on new responsibilities for junior Alex Baker now that he’s been promoted to m...

Girls’ Soccer Looks to the End of the Season

Girls’ Soccer Looks to the End of the Season

May 5, 2017


Filed under Girls Soccer, Newspaper, Spring Sports

The girls’ soccer team looks ahead to districts on May 13 with a record of 8-5-2. Throughout the season, the team has been preparing for districts so that they can be ready to play against some tough competition. “I feel as if we’re a very talented team, and we just need to find our groo...

Donnell Hawkins Lives His Life as a New Father

Donnell Hawkins Lives His Life as a New Father

By Jacob Lintner

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, North Star, Senior Edition, Showcase

Senior Donnell Hawkins seemed to have everything planned out. He has a full-ride scholarship to Missouri Western University for his work on the football field. He has a stable home life with two parents who are the founders and Co-Pastors of Life Changing Christian Fellowship, a nondenominational church in R...

Senior Courtney Crabtree plans to go into the U.S. Air Force

Senior Courtney Crabtree plans to go into the U.S. Air Force

May 5, 2017


Filed under North Star, Showcase

With strong family ties to the military, Senior Courtney Crabtree decided to join the U.S. Air Force. When Crabtree first decided she wanted to join the military, she didn’t know what she wanted to do but after a year of bouncing around from idea to idea she finally decided to go into the Air Forc...

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