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FHHS Today

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FHHS Today

Partial Solar Eclipse Procedures 2024

Partial Solar Eclipse Procedures 2024

Malavika Biju, Staff Writer/Photographer April 8, 2024

Howell will get the chance to see a partial solar eclipse on Monday, Apr. 8 from approximately 1:56-2:00 pm, seven years after a total solar eclipse.  "I think it is a really cool experience because...

Speech and Debate performs well at NSDA Districts

Speech and Debate performs well at NSDA Districts

Malavika Biju, Staff Writer/Photographer April 3, 2024

The Speech and Debate team sent ten competitors to NSDA Districts on March 14-16 in five events. While there were no national qualifiers, the competition resulted in five advancing further in the tournament,...

Freshman Lacey Oberg performs at the MCCGA Francis Howell tournament, Feb. 7.

Winter guard takes 1st in WGI finals

Taylor Mallett, Staff Writer/Photographer March 18, 2024

March 9, Winter Guard traveled to Bellevue, Nebraska, to compete in the Winter Guard International competition hosted at Bellevue East High School. They took first in both Prelims and Finals in the Scholastic...

Howell hosts 27th annual Kyle Thrasher Memorial Tournament

Howell hosts 27th annual Kyle Thrasher Memorial Tournament

Taylor Mallett, Staff Writer/Photographer February 8, 2024

On January 26-27, the boys’ wrestling team participated in the biggest wrestling tournament in the state of Missouri, the Kyle Thrasher Memorial Tournament. FHHS hosted the competition and put a lot...

Tangerine team takes the win at Powder Puff

ZeRuiah Smith, Staff Writer/Photographer February 5, 2024

Friday, Sept 29, the Viking stadium was filled with students ready to cheer on their peers at the annual Powder Puff game. Twelve teams all gathered on the field to engage in a friendly but fierce game...

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...

Senior Allison Robben puts away cans for Student Councils food drive.

FHHS food drive is a success

Maya Nordeen, Web Editor December 12, 2023

On Nov. 17, Student Council collected over 2,300 non-perishable food items to donate to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry in St. Charles.  “We like the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry because they are local. They...

The war between Israel and Palestine continues

The war between Israel and Palestine continues

Avery Mattingly, Newspaper Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2023

Israel and the Palestine militant group, Hamas, have been fighting over land for the past 50 years, but things have escalated in recent months.  Hamas militants launched what is now being called one...

Sophomore Luciana Manno reherses for a performance during Howell Time, Nov. 8. Manno is one of 14 students who made the 2023 St. Louis Metro District 8 Honor Choir.

Howell students make top Metro 8 choir

Nina Turgliatto, Staff Writer/Photographer December 11, 2023

The St. Louis Metro District 8 Choir auditions took place on Sept. 30 at De Smet Jesuit High School. Metro 8 is part of the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) districts. There are a total of eleven...

AMI days will affect meaning of snow days

December 5, 2023

Snow days traditionally meant that students had no academic obligations for 24 hours. Now, with the introduction of Alternative Methods of Learning (AMI days), students will have preassigned work to complete...

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...

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