FHHS Today

Business Entrepreneurship Plans To Open School Store.

Business Entrepreneurship Plans To Open School Store.

Libby De La O

November 25, 2019

The business entrepreneurship classes are currently reviewing the possibility of a walk-in school store containing snacks, drinks, and spirit wear.  Teacher Erika  Halloran’s fifth period hopes to have this idea become a reality. “An environment like that would be helpful, so you can also teach students things...

Disney + In High Demand.

Disney + In High Demand.

Lillie Morisaki, photographer/writer

November 25, 2019

The new streaming platform, Disney+, signed up over 10 million people in a little over a single day when it was released, Nov. 12. Disney + has access to Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and Disney media including original shows, movies, spinoffs, and shorts.  Disney+ will rival all other streaming platf...

Lack Of Speech Class.

Lack Of Speech Class.

Jacob Abernathy

November 18, 2019

Sally sells seashells by the seashore -- every kid's worst nightmare in speech class. Slurred s’, Rs pronounced as Ws, and lisps are all common speech problems.  “I went to speech classes from preschool to second grade, then again in seventh grade and sophomore year,” senior Sam Figgins said....

Debate Club.

Debate Club.

Sam Figgins, Photo Editor

November 18, 2019

After years of declining participation, the Speech and Debate Club has began a revamp of its program. The club has experienced low participation for the past few years.  “Last year I was asked to take over from Mr. Cole,” English teacher Jennifer Beckmann-Brown said, “Mr. Erwin asked me be...

Our Trash, Our Responsibility, Our Home.

Our Trash, Our Responsibility, Our Home.

Mallory Abshear

November 18, 2019

Paper. Food. Plastic. Common trash people throw away: 4.5 pounds per person per day to be exact. But 4.5 pounds is too much for the dying planet to handle.  Each day, the average person throws away almost 6 pounds of trash with 1.5 being recycled. All of this trash goes to local landfills, which p...

Class News, Careers, and AP Options

Class News, Careers, and AP Options

Noah Suermann

November 6, 2019

From AP classes, to dual enrollment, options exist to turn a freshman into a college-ready senior.  As a freshman, choosing classes can be daunting. The engineering field is interesting but there's also the medical path. Then there’s AP classes, weighted, but being a more difficult. There are ...

School Software Standardization

School Software Standardization

Noah Suermann

November 6, 2019

Upload. Share. Create. It’s easy nowadays. But maybe not so easy with so many different forms of software for students and teachers to learn, use, and keep track of.  District-utilized softwares, like Infinite Campus, are great tools for keeping academic and financial records; however, contracts with SchoolMessenger, SurveyMonkey, and Voicethread are...

Ramp Up Recycling

Ramp Up Recycling

Ryan Tripp

November 4, 2019

Destructive Fires. Disrupted wildlife. Dangerous Toxins. Gasses accelerating Climate Change. All unmindful consequences from not properly recycling. Because of this, the school needs to implement more programs to reduce the amount of waste that is unsustainably put into landfills. Firstly, air hand...

Out With The Gold And In With The Blue.

Out With The Gold And In With The Blue.

Morgan Smith

November 4, 2019

June at 7 p.m., the Class of 2020 will walk into graduation looking like no other class before. In response to concerns with the old tradition about the yellow gowns, the graduation ceremony will feature all blue gowns with a yellow stole.  “It’s sad to see the tradition go but at the same time, you ...

Students Review New Take On Howell Time.

Caitlin Quirk

November 4, 2019

A month into the new Howell Time, administrators listened to feedback and made changes. The administration's main goal was to get students to become more connected with each other, and the first Howell Time saw a small group discussion on qualities students like in friends. Another activity saw leaders he...

Modern-Day Internment Camps in China for Muslims.

Modern-Day Internment Camps in China for Muslims.

Graceson Kennedy, Co-Web Editor

November 4, 2019

The religion of Islam has been practiced in China for over fourteen hundred years. However, recently, the Muslim population has become an extreme minority in the communist empire. As of July 2019, China had abducted over one million Uighur Muslims from their homes and placed them into camps. When globa...

First Junior College Fair for Howell.

First Junior College Fair for Howell.

Matt Ryan, Journalism Student

October 22, 2019

District juniors had the opportunity to learn and start thinking about colleges at the Junior College Fair, Sept. 18, at Howell Central, the district office organized the event. There were 113 different colleges and universities represented at the fair, and students had the opportunity to walk around ...