A poster hangs on the wall in the DMV to show that
Missouri is making new ID’s. Missouri’s old ID’s have been around since 2005 and older. The change finally happened in March when they decided to go with the REAL ID idea from the Federal Government.

Missouri is Gradually Implementing New Identification Cards

Published: May 1, 2019

Missourians are now able to apply to obtain REAL IDs at their local DMV and receive it in 10-15 business days. REAL IDs originat...

Doctor hand holding bottle with medical cannabis close up (Image from Shutterfly)

Missouri Legalizes Medical Marijuana With Amendment Two

Published: November 19, 2018

On Tuesday Nov. 6, the state of Missouri had its midterm election. Many items were on the ballot for citizens to vote on. Over t...

Senior Mariam Hamdan poses with an A+ shirt on. The A+ program is offered to juniors and seniors for an oppurtunity to get two years of community college free. Hamdan worked over the summer at Becky David middle school to get for the program.

AmeriCorps is a Beneficial, but Neglected Program That Can Help You, and You Probably Didn’t Know About it [Opinion]

Published: October 10, 2018

Students should be exposed to as many opportunities as possible that’ll help them after high school, and one of the best options for everyone is Amer...

On Aug. 28, English teacher Shelly Parks was announced as the Missouri State Teacher of the Year. Now, after receiving this award, Parks has toured around Missouri, giving speeches and serving on different committees.

English Teacher Shelly Parks Wins the Missouri Teacher of the Year Award

Published: October 3, 2018

The gym is abuzz with expectant murmuring. Hundreds of eyes are watching, waiting for the lady of the hour. Suddenly, the gym is fi...

North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

North Star Take: For the Students, By the Students

Published: March 17, 2016

Missouri Representative Elijah Haahr proposed a bill that would allow college and high school student journalists the freedom...

Anthony Lupo Takes Charge of Missouri DECA

Anthony Lupo Takes Charge of Missouri DECA

Published: October 23, 2015

On Oct.19, Anthony Lupo was announced as Missouri DECA State President at the DECA State Fall Leadership Convention. Lupo has...

Missouri Weighs In On Merit Pay For Teachers

Missouri Weighs In On Merit Pay For Teachers

Published: November 5, 2014

While employees in countless fields have been paid based on merit, or job performance, the idea of merit pay for teachers had ...

Communications law hinders instead of helps

Communications law hinders instead of helps

Published: September 21, 2011

There should be little restriction on student-teacher communication.  The restrictions are humiliating to students and teachers who are innoce...

Cuneo makes it to All-State Choir

Published: February 2, 2011

After making it through the District Level with Tom Ehlman, Craig Pruess, and Alyssa Roberson, Nicole Cuneo auditioned for Missouri All-State Choir and made it.  Cuneo was the only one out of the four who moved on to the next level. Wednesday, Jan. 26 Cuneo left school around 1:30 p.m. for Tantarra Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. Along with 197 s...

NORTH STAR TAKE: Hazing, Not a viable option

Published: September 29, 2010

It always starts with good intentions. However juvenile, it may help to build relationships within the team. But it isn’t the only way. Many clubs around FHN have a form of initiation that helps build a bond among players, a form of initiation that helps create a line of respect- dressing new recruits up in obnoxious costumes or shaving their ...

FHNtoday TV, September 24

FHNtoday TV, September 24

Published: September 25, 2010