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Stories from Francis Howell Central High School
Meeting Their Needs
Features

Ruthann Kimbrel | December 3, 2019

The multi-purpose room lights are dimmed and the sounds of laughter and words of encouragement from mentors and TA’s echo through the hallways. The students in the class are playing their designated…

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Bound In A Body
Features

Megan Percy | November 18, 2019

Forced To Fit (In)

The ideal body is plastered all over social media, ruining the self esteem of young individuals

Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter
She pushes through the group of students…

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Competing For a Cause
Features

Rachel Vrazel | November 15, 2019

On a crisp September afternoon, siblings Payton Matz and Lucas Matz walk into their seventh hour Pre-Calculus class and take their seats, anxiously waiting for the bell to ring so their teacher, Mrs. Trisha…

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Burned Out
Opinions

Avery Olson | November 6, 2019

My favorite type of mail to receive as a kid was when the school district sent out my MAP test scores every June. With my advanced scores in English language arts, math, and science, my parents hailed…

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More Tricks Than Treats
Opinions

Essy Ingram | October 31, 2019

In an age where purchasing pumpkin-spiced dog treats is normalized, it is necessary to ask the question: Why? It’s understandable that a certain medley of fall-themed spices may be to your liking, but…

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The Retard
Opinions

Natalie Walsh | October 16, 2019

“Who do you think you are?” I said to the boy, bristling with pure anger. It had only been our first time speaking, but I already knew everything I needed to know about him.
“What do you mean?”…

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It’s tricky
Sports

Aidan Allen | October 9, 2019

Kaleb Foster takes the floor. All of his friends around him, phones out ready to record. He takes a deep breath, gets in his stance and runs forward. He throws his hands to the ground pushing off as if…

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Extra points
Showcase

Kierigan McEvoy | October 9, 2019

“WE WANT SAM! WE WANT SAM! WE WANT SAM!” the student section roars. A second left on the clock, he lines up for the kick. He takes a deep breath through the wind and rain, beating against his face….

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Driven by ambition
Features

Kayla Reyes | November 20, 2018

It’s 10 o’clock on a Tuesday night and senior Callie Bratsch is finally returning home, longing to retire to her bed. Exhausted after school, Sensations practice, and her shift at Title Boxing Club,…

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Imagination and inspiration
Arts & Entertainment

Lanie Sanders | October 4, 2018

10:07 on Tuesday morning, in the Learning Commons. Plastic chairs were set up in perfect rows, all pointed towards a stage. It was silent except for the buzz of the overhead lights, and in the corner,…

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