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1. Tyler Hanes, a Student with Autism, Makes 3-Pointer in His First Basketball Game of the Year

1. Tyler Hanes, a Student with Autism, Makes 3-Pointer in His First Basketball Game of the Year

May 19, 2016

Editor's Note: Originally debuting on FHNtoday's Facebook page, Autumn Todd produced this video of Tyler Hanes shooting a 3-pointer in his first basketball game. With over 60,000 views across social med...

This is SNCKPCK

This is SNCKPCK

January 2, 2014

Who is SNCKPCK? Daniel James Alexander, or SNCKPCK as he's better known online, is actually quite a character. The 20-year-old college s...

The Beauty In the Beast

August 29, 2012

  Tip #3: Refocus their attention Though many students have used social media, they may have only used it to communi...

North Star Take: A New Approach to the Web

April 11, 2012

Once upon a time there was a high school where students were allowed to use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even educational websites....

Web Blocks: Friend or Foe?

Web Blocks: Friend or Foe?

April 11, 2012

   Calculus teacher Steve Willott finishes showing an example of a new concept on the board. Can anyone find me a different ...

Chanhassen Social Media Policy

Chanhassen Social Media Policy

April 11, 2012

”I went to the district and said ‘Kids are using it; I’m using it, so it is foolish not to let them access it,’” Dorway sa...

Racial discrimination should not be a problem in our globally diverse world

Racial discrimination should not be a problem in our globally diverse world

January 18, 2012

I woke up one morning to police officers casing my house because a few teenagers had written the “n” word and a swastika in blood on ...

I saw it on Facebook

I saw it on Facebook

January 4, 2012

My favorite thing to look at when I get on Facebook is the pictures. They’re what draw a person’s attention in most. The...

‘Facebook law’ causes uproar

September 21, 2011

Filed under News

The Amy Hestir Student Protection Act is a law prohibiting student/teacher communication via social media. It was to come into effect Aug. 28 but was blocked by a judge on Aug. 26 and is currently being addressed at the Missouri special legislative session. “It limited what I could say to my students in every facet,” Government teacher William...

FHN does away with morning announcements

September 21, 2011

Filed under News

This year, FHN decided to do away with the morning announcements. Groups and Clubs are now finding other ways to connect with current and potential members, and they are experiencing differing degrees of success. For Knights of Excellence (KOE), the lack of announcements has caused a drop in club membership. "Not having announcements makes it very di...

Technology takes over teens’ time

April 6, 2011

Filed under Editorials

When a typical teenager wakes up, what is the first thing they pick up and want to look at? Most would probably say their phone. What’s next after a phone? Maybe an iPod, iPad or laptop perhaps? This constant checking will continue throughout the day, and high schoolers constantly look at their phone for the latest text messages, Facebook pos...

Sleep is essential to happiness

February 23, 2011

Filed under Blogs

Sleep itself is proven to help you become happy. Sleep is essential for human beings. It not only lets your body and mind recover from a big day but is also known to release stress and make you healthier at the same time. I am not saying show up to work or school tomorrow 54 minutes late and having your excuse be something like "apparently sleep is go...

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