Senior Parking Lot Palooza

Katie Thuet

43 minutes ago

Sept. 18. DECA announced they would be allowing seniors to buy and paint their own parking spaces.  “We wanted to promote school spirit and to give seniors something special since so much is being taken from them during these Covid times,” DECA sponsor Nadine Freedline said.  Parking spot ...

Tik Tok Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

Libby De La O

September 23, 2020

The social media platform TikTok will be blocked from app stores in America Sept. 20. A nationwide ban on usage of the app will be delayed until Nov. 12. Tiktok filed a lawsuit Aug. 24, against the Trump Administration with claims of inhibiting their right to due process. Taking measures to avoid bei...

Football Fan Restrictions

Lillie Morisaki

September 18, 2020

  Sports are different, everything is. The addition of masks and social distancing has changed the way that sports are conducted. It is affecting more than just the players and coaches. There are only two fans allowed per player, so there hasn’t been a full stadium all season. With a limit of 1200 tickets being sold, only 200 will be allowed for students wh...

FRANCIS HOWELL ANNOUNCES REOPENING PLAN

July 22, 2020

Francis Howell announces its reopening plan. Students and parents may choose from two options, an in-person (possibly hybrid) model and a completely virtual model.

School Nurses Work From Home

Riley Weber, Writer

April 15, 2020

All school nurses are at home, answering emails, voice mails, and any questions people might have. 

Older Siblings Return Home for Quarantine

Andrea Lin, Design Editor

April 15, 2020

“I think the best thing is just doing everything as a family again,” senior Alex Rosen said. “It reminds me of the years before he went to college.”

Finding Joy in Quarantine

Katie Thuet, Writer and Photographer

March 25, 2020

  When students left for Spring Break, they weren’t sure if they would return. Within days of March 13, everything started to shut down. The Cardinals, Blues, and Battlehawks all cancelled their games until further notice. Shops like Macy’s and Nordstrom started to close. With every news repor...

Business Entrepreneurship Plans To Open School Store

Libby DeLaO

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

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

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

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...

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 ...