Head principal Andy Downs works on his computer in the office. After the end of this
school year, Downs will become an assistant principal at FHC. Downs has been the head
principal at FHN since the 2013-14 school year.

Head Principal Andrew Downs Leaves for FHC

Published: May 2, 2018

Andrew Downs leans back in a dark blue office chair. Surrounded by the same light gray office walls that he was when he took ...

School Resource Officer Travis Scherder stands watch in the school lunchroom during passing period. One of Scherder’s many jobs is to escort students throughout the halls during school hours. Scherder believes the new school policy is going to be very beneficial for the safety of the school and decrease the number of fights that have occurred this year.

Four Things to Keep an Eye on at FHN

Published: March 22, 2018

Transitioning Homeroom Time From a Socializing Aspect to a Studying One Recently, FHN administration and staff have come to feel like students may not...

During a board meeting, superintendent Mary Hendricks-Harris, chief communications and community relations officer Matt Deichmann, and chief operations officer Kevin Supple discuss the funding for extracurricular activities if Prop Learn gets passed.

District Introduces New Proposition

Published: March 22, 2018

In an upcoming local election April 3, voters will have the chance to vote on Proposition Learn. Prop Learn is a 48 cent tax l...

Senior Isaiah Bryant speaks to the House Committee of Education on Jan. 19. Bryant along with senior Taylor Sheridan and teacher Aaron Manfull went to Jefferson City to speak on behalf of the New Voices Act. “My favorite part was getting the opportunity to speak for students who don’t have the same privileges as I do,” Bryant said.

New Voices Act Will Uncensor Student Media in Missouri, Giving Them More First Amendment Rights

Published: March 21, 2018

The House of Representatives passed the New Voices Act with a majority vote of 129-20 on Feb. 19. The bill will be moved alon...

(Illustration by Jake Price)

FHN Staff Members Come Together to Create New Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors

Published: March 21, 2018

Every year, FHN graduates hundreds of students. These students leave the school and begin to embark on a new journey in their live...

Students Walkout To Protest Gun Violence

Published: March 14, 2018

On March 14, students across the country walked out of their classrooms and demanded stronger gun-control for a safer school ...

Students from the Normandy District Have the Choice to Go Back to Their Home District

Students from the Normandy District Have the Choice to Go Back to Their Home District

Published: March 6, 2018

For junior Joshua Simmons, what was once a new district, full of different people, foreign buildings, unusual transportation and an unexpl...

New Resource Officer Comes to FHN

Published: December 13, 2017

Video: FHN has recently hired a new school resource officer, Officer Travis Scherder comes from the St. Peters Police force af...

New Conflicts in School Leads to an Increase in Security

Published: November 8, 2017

Since the 2017-2018 school year has begun there have been several fights that have occurred. As a response to the handful of fights...

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FHSD Participates in Strategic Planning for the Future

Published: October 4, 2017

On Oct. 3, the FHSD community met at FHN to create a plan of action for the upcoming school years. The meeting goals are to map...

Schools Across the Area Explore the Possibility of Lifting the Ban on Hats in Schools

Published: September 27, 2017

Video: A change in policy and in decision making has made it possible for students at Lafayette High School in St. Louis to ...

A new textbook policy is taking place this year, requiring students to turn in their textbooks in order to take their final on the regular day. Failure to return their textbook will result in a fee. Students who don’t return their books will have to take their final on a makeup day.

Three Things To Watch at FHN

Published: September 21, 2017

New Textbook Policy Takes Place After years of students not paying fees, the administration has introduced a new textbook p...