FHHS Today

Should Seniors End School Earlier?

Will Kumar, Writer

May 16, 2019

With the end of the school year, many seniors are complaining that they wish they could get out earlier than the rest of the school, something many of the surrounding school districts, such as Ft. Zumwalt do. What would be a ...

Is Technology Beneficial in School?

Will Kumar, Writer

May 16, 2019

With the advancements of technology, Howell has adjusted accordingly and has adopted the use of technology, whether it be in the form of smartboards, Chromebooks, or various education-related apps. This change raises the question...

School Should Start Later

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Almost every teenager dreads setting their alarm for school the next morning. They try to see how late they can sleep in while still making it to school on time. Francis Howell High School begins at 7:20 am, but is this to earl...

Standardized Testing

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Every high school student needs to take an American College Test (ACT). This test shows the students knowledge in math, reading, english, and science. Well, at least that is what it’s supposed to do. The ACT has four sect...

Hats in School

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

One of the biggest debates in the school is the fact of if students should be able to wear hats or not. Administration said that the reason hats aren’t allowed is it can disrupt classrooms, possibly represent gangs or other violen...

The Death Penalty is Wrong

Emily Nelson, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Capital Punishment, or death penalty, has been a controversial topic since the first criminal was killed. May 5 on Last Week Tonight host John Oliver called the death penalty “a wrong, bad thing the government should not be able to do,” bu...

College Stigma

Hannah Sherfy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

June 1, seniors head off. Their future choices await: college, military, work, a gap year, or even tech school. “People do great things with and without college,” senior Ben Hahs said. According to the U.S. Census rep...

The Push for Associated Student Body

Jonathan Benson, Journalism

March 25, 2019

Student involvement in school events is not what it should be. This year’s homecoming was not what it could’ve been. The lights were on the whole time, the music was too quiet, and groups of people were leaving 20 minutes ...

Negative Impact of Cell Phones

Nolan Maples, Journalism

March 15, 2019

Teens are too attached to cell phones and it’s negatively affecting them. There should be ways to limit it. To teens, all that matters is social status. Being online is the way teens express themselves, but this is not real...

Equalize Sports Budgets

Olivia Jones, Journalism

March 15, 2019

Sports can be enjoyable and exciting for students to participate in. However there is not enough money in some sports budget to do so or even have the correct equipment. At Howell, games are a crowd-pleasing and an enjoyab...

School Assemblies Should Not Be Mandatory

Hannah Sherfy, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

School assemblies are draining, ineffective, and a waste of valuable time that could be used to educate students. Assemblies are supposed to spread news to students, but often times students do not pay attention or just don...

Tornado Hazards at Howell

Jarrett Damschroder, Journalism

March 15, 2019

With spring approaching, severe weather is bound to happen, and it could end up leading to tornados that can strike at any given moment. With this being the case, students should worry about tornado procedures. On May 22, 2011,...

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