Winter Band Concert Called Off Due to Snowstorm

Winter Band Concert Called Off Due to Snowstorm

Published: December 17, 2019

Since November, the FHN Concert and Symphonic Wind Ensemble have been preparing endlessly for their winter concert set on Mon...

Senior Emma Temper and freshman Emma Landwehr passionately play their flutes in a performance of Freeze, the FHN’s marching band set. The marching band played at every home football game and performed at competitions. The band qualified for finals in the Sullivan Marching Festival. (Photo by Courtney Wortman)

Knightpride Marching Band Completes Their Season

Published: November 20, 2019

FHN’s marching band starts to thaw from their fall Freeze. The show took hundreds of hours of practice and many sleepless nigh...

FHN Teachers Share Their Nerdy High School Experiences

FHN Teachers Share Their Nerdy High School Experiences

Published: November 18, 2019

“Nerdy” can mean liking things that are not trendy or popular. Those interests often times include reading (especially fan...

Senior Cole Hayse plays the drums during class. Hayse has been a part of band for seven years and mainly plays the drums. “My favorite part of band has to be the teacher. Mr. [Robert] Stegeman is a really good guy and an even better teacher,” Hayse said.

Band to Host Spring Concert on May 9

Published: May 2, 2019

Update: The band concert was moved until May 9, changes in the story have been made to reflect the new date. FHN’s concert band...

Band Performs Live For Drama's Production of

Band Performs Live For Drama’s Production of “The Addams Family”

Published: April 18, 2019

As soon as the curtains opened for FHN’s spring musical, performed on April 4-6 and 12-13, one’s attention is instantly grabbed ...

Jazz band plays during class, preparing for a competition. They plan to perform three songs, competing against other high schools in the area, The band is hoping to impress at the ‘Music for All’ national competition.

Jazz Band Goes To National Competition

Published: February 28, 2019

Jazz Band has an upcoming national level contest that is run by a company called ‘Music for All’ on March 2 at O’Fallon...

Competitor Kickapoo High School plays a song for the crowd and Judges. The drumlines competition was held at FHHS.

FHN Winter Drumline Changes to Percussion Boot Camp

Published: January 27, 2019

The beat from the drums. The scuff of shoes on tarps. The metronome ticking away. All silenced on Jan. 17. After making their ...

Jazz Concert Surprises Audience

Published: December 17, 2018

The Jazz Concert on Thursday, November 29th was a success. Students performed within their ensembles along with many solo performances....

The Knightpride Marching Band performed at the America Center on Oct. 26. They placed forty-second out of 72 bands and received a ranking of

Marching Band Places Forty-Second at Bands of America Competition

Published: November 13, 2018

The rattling of drums. The blare of trumpets. Hundreds of people, walking in sync. These are the things that filled the dome of ...

Band Director Robert Stegeman speaks with a parent at the Bands of America competition on Oct. 26. The competition  was held in Saint Louis, MO. (Photo from fhnknightpride2017 on flickr)

Q and A with Band Director Rob Stegeman

Published: November 1, 2018

Q: What courses do you teach? A: I teach AP Music Theory, Concert Percussion class, Jazz II, Wind ensemble, Concert Winds and Ja...

Freshman Stan Lindquist [dark green shirt] talks with his teammates during a swim meet

Freshman Stan Lindquist is on Both the Boys Swim Team and the Knightpride Marching band

Published: October 12, 2018

Like a lot of students on a typical school day, they have sports practices after school. However, for freshman Stan Lindquist he ...

Band students rehearse their set from

FHN Knightpride Marching Band Prepares for the Upcoming Season

Published: August 24, 2018

FHN Knightpride marching band is shifting into a more modern feel with this year’s show called “Wired.” Their first perfor...