FHHS Today

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 ...

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...

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

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...

Howell Students International Travels

Mallory Abshear

October 22, 2019

Hello. Hola. Hallo. Students traveled out of the country this summer to Germany and Costa Rica with the EF tour company, developing new perspectives around the world with German teacher Jean Morgan to Germany and Spanish teacher Karen Irizarry to Costa Rica. Both hosted the respective trips and went a...

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 ...