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Creative Writing Offers New Approach to English Learning

Published: February 14, 2020

With January now over, it marks the end of the first month for many semester-long classes, one of them being the creative writ...

Jani Wilkens Behind the Desk

Published: November 26, 2019

Jani Wilkens is an English teacher at FHN. Follow her as she talks about her teaching experience at FHN, and explains her reaso...

FHNAllDay: Guest Amy Stoker Discusses Changes in the AP English Grading Scale and Curriculum [Podcast]

Published: November 20, 2019

Tom Jamison interviews Amy Stoker as part of the FHNAllDay 12 hour podcast at Francis Howell North. Amy Stoker discusses her c...

Surrounded by cultural differences, freshman Pavan Kolluru shares his story of his Indian culture and the struggles and benefits of fluently speaking two languages. “The culture and the way of life is different, just by going through the streets you can see a big change,” Kolluru said.

Freshman Pavan Kolluru Speaks Both English and Telugu

Published: April 8, 2019

Growing up surrounded by the sounds of two different languages, he heard one from his family and another from his friends. Fres...

English teacher Shelly Parks stands with her nominee Amelia Primeau at the 2018 Knights of the Round Table ceremony.

New Knights of the Round Table to be Inducted

Published: February 20, 2019

The annual Knights of the Round Table ceremony will be held on Feb. 20 in the big gym at FHN. This ceremony is put on to cele...

In the 2016-17 school year, English teacher Jani Wilkens took a leave of absence after she developed debilitating panic attacks. Wilkens continues to keep a positive outlook in life after looking back at how she changed during her leave of absence.

English Teacher Jani Wilkens Keeps a Positive Outlook While Dealing with Panic Attacks and Seasonal Depression

Published: October 3, 2018

She woke up in the morning and started to get ready for the school day. She headed to the shower, when suddenly on overwhelmi...

Teachers Discuss the Effects of Creativity on Students

Published: December 16, 2016

While it may not seem to possible in some classes in high school, your teachers are hoping to get your creativity out of you....

American Schools Need to Broaden Their Horizons

Published: February 22, 2012

BY ISABELLA LANZARA With over 300 million people living in the Unites States and more than 900 million people who speak Englis...

Students take liking to new options in English classes

Published: September 25, 2010

Some students took a different approach to English this year. Along with the traditional English classes, students are now offered Sports Literature and Mythology. Along with this class, the standard grade level English course is required. Andrew Little, who teaches Sports Lit. finds the class a generally enjoyable experience. “Sports Lit is s...