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FHHS Today

The Students News Site of Francis Howell High School

FHHS Today

The Students News Site of Francis Howell High School

FHHS Today

Varsity Softball State Champions

Emily Morisaki, Staff Writer/Photographer February 5, 2024

On Friday, Oct. 27 varsity softball made school history by winning the Class 5 State Championship game against the Blue Springs South Jaguars. The Vikings shutout the Jaguars, scoring eight runs and allowing...

New Administrator Not So New to Howell

Anika Nadikuda, Journalism 1 November 13, 2023

This is Theresa Maher’s first year being an administrator, but it isn't her first year working at Howell. Maher has taught a variety of courses, which has helped her career in various ways.  “I...

Marching band competes in Memphis

November 8, 2023

The marching band traveled to Memphis to compete against more advanced teams, such as state champions. “We were very happy with our performance,” band director Chris Miller said. Seventy nine...

Boys Cross Country Takes on Rim Rock

Avery Smith, Journalism 1 November 8, 2023

The boys Cross Country team competed in the prestigious Rim Rock meet Sept. 23. This meet includes competition from all over the country, bringing hundreds of competitors to Kansas.  “It's very big...

Girls Cross Country Places 5th at District Meet

Katelyn Parris, Journalism 1 November 2, 2023

Varsity Cross Country competed at districts Oct. 29  and placed 5th as a team, narrowly missing a team bid to state. “It [districts] went really well. We had three girls make it to state. We didn’t...

Howell Earns High Ranking Among Missouri’s Schools

Devin Rosenfeld, Journalism 1 October 31, 2023

Francis Howell High School ranks no. 1 in the district and no. 21 in Missouri. “U.S. News & World Report” reviewed nearly 25,000 U.S. public high schools and 455 Missouri schools made the rankings....

Varsity Boys’ Swim Prepares for GAC Championship

Malavika Biju, Journalism 1 October 27, 2023

The varsity boys swim team is gearing up for the GAC conference meet, which they have won 5 years in a row. Attendees of this meet span the St. Louis metropolitan area, including Timberland, Francis Howell...

Viking Edge student leaders lead freshmen with presentations

Ella Highfill, Journalism 1 October 27, 2023

For the first time, student leaders in Viking Edge have been delegated the task to create a presentation about staying organized. “I feel pretty good about it. I love seeing how the freshmen get together,...

Returning football champions lose two games in a row, recover to 7-2 record

Eva Williams, Journalism 1 October 26, 2023

The undefeated 2022 football state champions lost 2 games in a row during the beginning of their 2023 season. As of Oct. 26, the team is 7-2. “I think it just came down to just experience. We have...

Theater Club Working to Produce “The Mummy’s Claw”

Shresta Nekkanti, Journalism 1 October 26, 2023

“The Mummy’s Claw,” a play by Mark Chandler, is showing Nov. 2-4. “So far the crew has been doing a great job with getting things done efficiently but there is still a lot of work to be done...

Students, Staff Disagree About Cellphone Policies

Isabelle Smith, Journalism 1 October 25, 2023

Classroom phone policies can cause disagreement among students and teachers. “I think teachers care more about it … Because it’s in the teachers’ interest to keep kids off of their phones in...

Bible Club Leads Prayer at See You at the Pole

Cheyenne McCallister, Journalism 1 October 25, 2023

  See You at the Pole is a chance to take a moment to pray and connect with the community.  “It’s a really good way to just come together as a fellowship and just as a community,” junior...

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