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FHNAllDay: Guest Amy Stoker Discusses Changes in the AP English Grading Scale and Curriculum [Podcast]
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Thomas Jamison | December 6, 2019

This story was originally published on FHNtoday.com on November 20, 2019.

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Jani Wilkens Behind the Desk
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Coong Tran | December 3, 2019

This story was originally published on FHNtoday.com on November 26, 2019.

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The Spirit of FHN – Outfit Edition
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Phoebe Primeau | October 8, 2019

In preparation for Homecoming, the StuCo Representatives from FHN chose themes for each day leading up to the Homecoming football game and homecoming itself. Monday was Boomer vs Zoomers, Tuesday was Vsco…

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Entertainment, Publications and Promos Have Been Romanticizing Unhealthy Relationships for Years [Opinion]
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Sydney Ellison | May 24, 2019

Relationships. They help define us. They can shape our lives and change us into the people we will become. But how can we form these relationships to help us grow if the media encompassing us is…

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Sophomore Andres Cancel’s Family Recovers From the Devastating Hurricane Puerto Rico
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Sarah Zimmerman | May 4, 2019

Wind howling outside, Andres Cancel’s grandmother pushes against the pressure on the other side of the door with all her strength.
All she remembers is the water rising. Then she blacked out.
That…

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E-Sports Team Begins Competing at FHN
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Carson Ramirez | April 5, 2019

In January the esports team began meeting and practicing. They are now competing against other schools and are participating in a national tournament. There are teams that are playing Overwatch or League…

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Senior Gabby Reed Writes Concert Reviews for Arch City Media
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Hadel Abdelkarim | March 25, 2019

Senior Gabby Reed has received the opportunity to write concert reviews for Arch City Media and take pictures for the outlet. Reed started writing in August of 2018 and has gone to many concerts like Luke…

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FHN and FHHS have Built a Rivalry over the Years
Sports

Joel Boenitz | February 22, 2019

The FHHS Vikings going up against the FHN Knights. For the past decade or so, the matchup could be comparable to a second seed going up against the fifteenth seed in March Madness in nearly every sport…

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FHN Starts a Girls Wrestling Team
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Carson Ramirez | February 20, 2019

At the start of the winter sports season, girls wrestling began at FHN. The sport was created after a MHSAA rule change requiring girls to wrestle other girls. This is the first year FHN has had a girls…

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Afghan Refugee and NCNAA Student, Nabila, Came to America in 2016
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Sammie Herr | January 28, 2019

Sitting toward the front of her class, Nabila types on a Chromebook, adding more information to an assignment. The classroom she’s sitting in is silent besides the echo of her fellow classmates typing…

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The Goonies Work Together to Help Spread School Spirit
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Michael Zull | January 28, 2019

I Believe That We Will Win echoes through the crowd in a deafening roar as senior and head Goonie Adam Shine leads the Goonies through chants to hype up the crowd and the FHN team. After getting ready…

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Jada Jones Lives in Japan for Two Years
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Hannah Wilson | January 28, 2019

Everything is the same, but everything is different. For senior Jada Jones, life in St. Charles is almost exactly how she remembers it six years ago, but everyone has changed, grown up, moved on. That’s…

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Sophomore AZ Anderson Doesn’t Let Past Experiences Have a Negative Impact on Himself
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Kylah Woods | January 23, 2019

It’s 2010 and “Good Life” by Kanye West plays while AZ Anderson and his family dance around their house.
It’s game night.
They’ve been playing games like charades and hide and seek for hours….

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5 Things the “Avengers: Endgame” Trailer Revealed
Arts & Entertainment

Madison Abanathie | December 20, 2018

On Dec. 7, Marvel dropped the trailer for its highly anticipated movie Avengers: Endgame. The title was released along with the trailer, confirming many fans speculations after the Russo Brothers posted…

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Girls’ Wrestling Prepares for First Season at FHN
Sports

Joel Boenitz | December 10, 2018

The FHN boys’ wrestling program is one of the most prized sports teams in the entire high school. Holding home to 10 individual state champions, there’s not much they can do to further enrich their…

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Senior Josh Daughtery Tries for the Basketball Team all Four Years
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Claire Huss | December 4, 2018

Senior Josh Daughtery heads toward the door of his coach’s office.
He’s nervous.
The basketball coaches are letting the players know if they have made the team or not and he’s been cut the last…

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Senior Erika Rodgers Plays School Sport For the First Time
Sports

Allison Cavato | November 20, 2018

Some people are involved in sports for their entire life. For senior Erika Rodgers, that was not the case. Throughout highschool, Rodgers has been heavily involved in clubs. She is involved in young Republicans,…

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Junior Kelsey Carnes Returns to Knightline
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Allison Cavato | November 20, 2018

The final school bell rings and junior Kelsey Carnes heads downstairs for her two hour Knightline dance practice. She pushes through the practice, sweat showing through her pores. As practice comes to…

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Junior Salam Abouchleih Overcomes the Hardships Following Immigration, Discrimination and Cross-Culturalism
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Sarah Zimmerman | November 12, 2018

Salam.
Five letters, one meaning: peace.
Yet, her life had been anything but.

The Middle East
The first scream echoed through the halls of her Saudi Arabian school. She ran. Sprinting as fast…

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Senior Jake Miller Has Two Tattoos in Memory of His Sister, Dannielle, Who Died of Heroin in 2014
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Gracie Bowman | November 8, 2018

Needles never used to scared Jake Miller.  Even as the needle pokes through his skin on his forearm repeatedly, he doesn’t mind it. He has a lump in his throat, but not because his arm feels  like…

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Senior Joshua Simmons Attends FHN Instead of Returning Back to Normandy for his Final Year
Sports

Joel Boenitz | October 17, 2018

Joshua Simmons and his family made the difficult decision to transfer over from the Normandy School District here to FHSD back in 2013. Last year, Simmons had to make another tough decision: either stay…

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Cannon Murray Makes the Varsity Boys’ Soccer Team as a Freshman
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Heeral Patel | October 4, 2018

Freshman Cannon Murray steps out onto the field on the first day of tryouts. He’s still a freshman and expecting to make JV Boys’ Soccer. Pretty soon he’s being placed with the upperclassmen in drills….

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