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Senior Mackenzie Pugh Commits to Running at SEMO

Senior Mackenzie Pugh Commits to Running at SEMO

By Claire Huss

Published: May 1, 2019

Senior Mackenzie Pugh started her running career back in sixth grade, competing on her middle school cross country team. “I originally didn’t think I was going to run in high school,” Pugh said. “I thought I was going to play tennis and lacrosse when going into high school. But I started running...

Things You Need to Know About Graduation

Things You Need to Know About Graduation

By Colin St. Aubin, North Star Reporter

Published: May 1, 2019

Graduation for FHN is being held at the St. Charles Family Arena on Sat. June 1. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. but students are asked to arrive at their designated areas between 9 a.m. and 9:15 a.m., entering through Gate 4. Students will then be lined up alphabetically by last name. Gate 2 will...

Michelle Walker and Mike Hoehn Re-Elected to Board of Education

Michelle Walker and Mike Hoehn Re-Elected to Board of Education

By Karsyn Williams, North Star Reporter

Published: May 1, 2019

Current directors on the FHSD Board of Education, Michelle Walker and Mike Hoehn, were both re-elected as their active three year term expires this year. The two were running against Sandra L. Ferguson. Walker received 37.6% of the votes and Hoehn received 34%, while Ferguson received 27%. Every sc...

Tennis Takes Road Back To State

Tennis Takes Road Back To State

By Julia Kristensen, FHNGameday.com reporter

Published: April 30, 2019

Last year, junior Will Schellman qualified for state in boys’ tennis. Schellman was the only player to qualify for state after the tennis team came second in districts. Tennis season is here and his way back to state is starting now with his team’s help. “I try to play matches with...

Abortion Isn’t a Religious Issue, This is a Human Issue [Opinion]

Abortion Isn’t a Religious Issue, This is a Human Issue [Opinion]

By Audrey Dickherber, FHNTodayTV Network Producer

Published: April 23, 2019

Growing up, we’re told to never hide the truth and never lie. I remember being a kid and getting in trouble for lying to a friend or teacher and having to suffer the consequences, but now we are no longer kids. Even as adults, we would hope that people would know the difference between right and wr...

Mr. FHN to Return on April 17

Mr. FHN to Return on April 17

By Liy Taliaferro, North Star Reporter

Published: April 16, 2019

On April 17 StuCo will be hosting its annual Mr. FHN in the auditorium at 7 p.m. to raise money for an organization of each contestant’s choice. “Mr. FHN is a male beauty pageant and we’ve been having it here at North for probably over 10 years now,” Jani Wilkens, StuCo Sponsor, sai...

Junior Delegates Prepare for Prom

Junior Delegates Prepare for Prom

By Sofiya Melnychuk, North Star Reporter

Published: April 15, 2019

Every year FHN celebrates Prom and many juniors and seniors are looking forward to one of the most memorable event of school year. This year, Prom will happen on April 26 at the Old Hickory Golf Club. According to Junior Class Sponsor Marissa Heyer, planning for Prom is an important event ...

Senior Pitcher Ethan Faltisek Comes Back to Baseball After Being Injured

Senior Pitcher Ethan Faltisek Comes Back to Baseball After Being Injured

By Parker Kilen, FHNGameday.com Reporter

Published: April 11, 2019

Ethan Faltisek missed almost all of last season due to an arm injury. Faltisek has played baseball since he was four years old, played varsity since his freshman year and made himself one of the best pitchers on the team. “He definitely tries as hard as he can and does the most he possibly can e...

Juniors Austin Marquart and Derek Oughton Pick Up Recycling Around the Building

Juniors Austin Marquart and Derek Oughton Pick Up Recycling Around the Building

By Heeral Patel, North Star Co-EIC

Published: April 10, 2019

It’s the last class of the day in room 27 in Juli Smith’s work experience class. As students throughout the school settle down into their seats, two of Smith’s juniors prepare to set out into the halls with paraprofessional Scott Auchly to collect the school’s paper recycling. Some days they fin...

PewDiePie Signs Armistice With T-Series, Ending the Biggest Youtuber Subscriber War

PewDiePie Signs Armistice With T-Series, Ending the Biggest Youtuber Subscriber War

By Connor Peper

Published: April 10, 2019

Brighton, United Kingdom- On March 2, at 2:49  p.m. CST, The Kingdom of Sweden surrendered to the Republic of India, ending a year long conflict between the two parties. The war was concluded by a tweet by Felix Kjellberg, also known as PewDiePie, announcing his intent to surrender to enemy command...

New Math Curriculum, CPM, Has Students Learning From a Book Rather Than Being Lectured

New Math Curriculum, CPM, Has Students Learning From a Book Rather Than Being Lectured

By Anna Besancenez, North Star Reporter

Published: April 9, 2019

Selected high school math students started a new curriculum last year by College Preparatory Mathematics. CPM is a company that created a new math curriculum called Core Connections. Core Connections allows students to learn off other students in conversing about math. "The curriculum i...