Mr. Viking Competition strikes again

Mr. Viking Competition strikes again

April 7, 2011

On Saturday April 9th the Mr. Viking Competition will be underway and a variety of senior boys will be competing for the title of Mr. Viking. “I’m a little nervous because it’s the same day as ACT,” senior Ethan Isaac said. Isaac is competing as Mr. Drama and he has had a month to prepare his ow...

Band continually fundraises to cover year long fees

Band continually fundraises to cover year long fees

March 31, 2011

Serving food, wiping down tables, and vacuuming the floor. Band members worked at Culver’s to repay back their dues. Being in marching band can be quite expensive. “The average amount per student to be in marching band is $650 per season,” Booster mom Tammy Burkett said. That $650 cove...

New bell schedule has fewer lunches

New bell schedule has fewer lunches

March 22, 2011

Along with dealing with a new building, students at Howell next year will also have to adapt to a new bell schedule. Though still in it’s finalization stage, the schedule calls for a reduction of lunch periods from the current five to three, allowed by the more spacious cafeteria design in the new ...

Teachers recognized during teacher appreciation week

Teachers recognized during teacher appreciation week

March 10, 2011

As teachers continue to receive their various gifts and treats throughout the week, NHS reports that the annual Staff Appreciation Week is going well. For those unaware, Staff Appreciation Week is an event sponsored by NHS in which its members bring a teacher a small gift or treat each day of the week....

Spanish takes first place at volleyball competition

Spanish takes first place at volleyball competition

March 10, 2011

Cheers, culture and cold-hard competition filled the gym as volleyball teams from all three foreign language programs competed in the annual Foreign Language Volleyball tournament the night of March 8. Taking home the trophy for the third consecutive year was the Spanish department with a first p...

March’s Issue of Spotlight

March’s Issue of Spotlight

March 8, 2011

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STUCO hosts rally for cancer research

STUCO hosts rally for cancer research

March 7, 2011

Student Council will hold its third event for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Monday, March 7 at 6:30 pm in the large gym. Each year STUCO pairs with St. Jude in order to raise money to help kids fight cancer; the event is free and participation is easy. There will be food, music, attendance prizes,...

Snow freezes strawberry sales

Snow freezes strawberry sales

March 4, 2011

By Tori Buescher Roses are red. Violets are blue. Snow can ruin Valentine’s Day too. Because of snow days, FCCLA’s tradition of selling chocolate covered strawberries the week of Valentine’s Day was delayed. “It takes time to put these things together. We weren’t in class and there wasn...