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FHSD Sues JUUL

Published: January 6, 2020

In October, Francis Howell School District announced their suuing of the electronic cigarette company, JUUL. Cindy Ormsby, the a...

Mary Hendricks-Harris has been the superintendent of FHSD since 2016. She is retiring after years of being in the district and she hopes to make the most of her time left. (Photo by Phoebe Primeau)

Superintendent Mary Hendricks-Harris Plans to Retire

Published: October 2, 2019

Mary Hendricks-Harris announced that she will be stepping down as FHSD superintendent in an email sent to parents and community...

Rehearsing their lines, junior Megan Miller and sophomore Bryce James practice for the upcoming play “Lion and the Mouse Stories”. The play was preformed on Sept. 26, 27, and 28. The next two plays are set to happen in late November and early April. (Photo by Anna Hollinger)

Drama Club Puts on Three Plays Instead of Two

Published: October 2, 2019

In FHN’s past, theater usually produced one play at the beginning of the year and one at the end. This year, the drama club ha...

During the school day, music plays over the intercom for students walking through the halls. Songs can range from country to rap, as long as it’s school appropriate. “It’s a good idea and people being able to recommend songs is cool,” junior Brandon Bridgeman said. (Photo illustration by Addy Bradbury)

New Policy Allows Students to Play Songs Over the Intercom

Published: October 2, 2019

During the start of the 2019-2020 school year, a new procedure in the hallways was set. This new procedure makes it possible f...

At the snack table, junior Brandi Stover hands money to a parent volunteer. The snack table has a variety of snacks for students and staff members to choose from. The money collected will go towards the Senior All-Knighter. (Photo by Allie Moore)

Snack Table Remains in Business After Almost Shutting Down

Published: October 2, 2019

     FHN students returning to school this year may have been confused about the lack of the snack table outside the commons. T...

After school junior Brandon Bridgeman walks to his bus to go home. Starting in the 2020-21 school year, school will not be able to start until two weeks before the first Monday in September. “There’s so many things to consider in the calendar,” Lisa Simpkins, co-chair of the Calendar Committee, said. “There’s so many different perspectives and different ways to manipulate the calendar [that] affect different people in different ways.” (Photo by Sam Watkins)

New Missouri Law Forces Calendar Committee to Restructure 2020-2021 School Calendar

Published: October 2, 2019

Eliminating fall break, taking finals after Christmas break and continuing school beyond Memorial Day were changes to the FHSD C...

At the football game on Sept. 6, sophomore Rylie Miller plays the alto saxophone in Knightpride’s new marching band show, “Freeze.” This is Miller’s second show with the band. “I enjoy experiencing band memories with my friends,” Miller said. (Photo by Avery Witherbee)

Marching Band Trains for Competition Season

Published: October 2, 2019

   FHN hosts a marching band competition on Oct. 19 called Music in Motion, though they will not compete in it. They will th...

[From left to right] Head Principal Nathan Hostetler poses with Howell of Fame Inductee Donna Malkmus. Two District representatives, Deanna Kruse and Adam Corbitt, presented Malkmus with the honor.

Chemistry Teacher Donna Malkmus Inducted to the Howell of Fame

Published: April 4, 2019

The 2019 school year marks Chemistry Teacher Donna Malkmus’ thirty-fourth year in the Francis Howell School District, her fir...

Senior Sarah Moore helps students sign up for the HOSA Dance Marathon on Friday, March 8.

HOSA Prepares for Second Dance Marathon on March 8

Published: March 8, 2019

On March 8, HOSA will be holding their second dance marathon to support the Children’s Miracle Network. The marathon will be held in the commons from 6 to 10 p.m. Students and facult...

Northside News: Best Pizza Places in St. Charles

Published: February 25, 2019

This week Audrey discusses upcoming school events such as the Prom Fashion Show, the HOSA Dance Marathon and the annual science...

The FHN Mock Trial team stands for a group photo, in front of a judge's bench, after a successful meet.

Mock Trial Wins First Match of the Year

Published: January 25, 2019

FHN's Mock Trial team had it's first trial on Jan. 22 at the St. Louis County Courthouse. One of the three FHN teams competed...

Senior Heeral Patel prepares brown paper bags to be circulated for the Dec. 10-14 Hygiene Drive.

Hygiene Drive for the Nahed Chapman School Starts on Dec. 10

Published: December 10, 2018

The first ever hygiene drive for the Nahed Chapman School is about to start, so get ready to dig out those extra hygiene p...