FHHS Today

Stress of College Applications

Elise Diesfeld, Journalism

January 7, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Sleep. School. Study. Apply. Repeat. Aug. 1, seniors began tackling the dreaded college application process, only to await the acceptance or rejection letters that determine their lives for the next four years and beyond. ...

Registration Deadlines

Nate Wilhelm, Journalism

January 7, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The class registration deadline arrives too soon, and it needs to be pushed back to a later date. Last year, current students enrolled in their classes for the 2018-2019 school year between Jan. 17 and Jan. 24. How can a s...

Drinking At School Functions

Breanna Boucher, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

According to the school code of conduct, “the use, sale, transfer, possession or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited on school property, at school sponsored activities or events, on field trips, or i...

Electronic Abuse

Sydney Truax, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Being able to use electronics in classrooms is a privilege, but many students often abuse this privilege.Teachers make their own classroom rules for electronics; some teachers are strict and follow through with their rules and ot...

Minimum Wage Increase

Patrick Baue, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Stories

Missouri has a serious pay problem. Passed on Nov. 6, Proposition B plans to increase minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2023. This is a threat to the nearly four out of 10 students in the workforce. Proposition B passed with 6...

Student Parking

Alex Egan, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Stories

Every driver knows the chaos that occurs each morning in the parking lot. Finding the right spot to park is a hassle. Whether they are trying to park up close or far away, this process needs to be changed. Changing the par...

Giving Back

Megan Bishop, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Christmas is known as the season of giving. There is one easy way of doing this, and, that is by being kind to one another. Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It can just be simple things an...

Homework Over Break

Blake Krah, Journalism

December 19, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Seasonal breaks provide a reprieve from the daily grind of school: seven classes a day, five days a week, which quickly becomes monotonous. School stress does not necessarily stay at school. According to Stanford News, 56 pe...

Student Trends Affect Change

Jack Crigler, Journalism

December 13, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The students at Howell think they have no control in the school, but they do when they make a trend or style popular. The times are changing, the proof is that the fellow students at Howell have created change in everyday acti...

Does Howell Still Need a Dress Code?

Lily Martin, Journalism

December 12, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

According to USA Today, between 47-57 percent  of United States public schools have dress codes. Dress codes are put into place to teach students how to dress later in life, like for job interviews. But Howell’s dress code ...

Reviving School Spirit

Graceson Kennedy, Journalism

December 12, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After the October Issue’s scathing critique of the student body’s school spirit and lack of passion, there is a solution to the problem of Howell’s withering. First though, one must define school spirit. It is tremendously ...

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