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Activities Face Cuts

Bryce Clemons, staff writer

October 2, 2017

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After the failure of Prop. Y in 2016, rumors circulated about the impending budget cuts and what affect they would have on our school. Now, clubs and activities are feeling the impact of the new restricted budget. One way t...

Changes coming to Youth and Government

Emily Scott, staff writer

October 2, 2017

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The Youth and Government (YAG) administration decided to cap each school off at 60 members for the upcoming convention. For Howell, this meant cuts had to made. “I had 108 names down originally, and about 70 showed up to me...

Winning Hall of Fame

Hannah Somheil, staff writer

October 2, 2017

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The Howelltonian yearbook qualified for the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Yearbook All-American Hall of Fame with the most recent All-American rating of the 2016-2017 yearbook. In order to be inducted into the Hall of Fam...

New Rock Climbing Club

Kirstyn Corbett, staff writer

September 19, 2017

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Howell has recently introduced a new extracurricular club— rock-climbing club. The club was founded and approved by STUCO on Aug. 24 and has since been searching for new members. “Reach out to anyone in the club and we...

First Play Announced

Sydney Gibson, staff writer

August 29, 2017

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Friday Aug. 18th, FHHS drama club announced they will be using “Kill Me Deadly” for their fall production. Auditions are set for Aug 29th and 30th. Drama teacher Mr. Ed Cole describes the production as a murder mystery like ...

Witnessing the Solar Eclipse

Bryce Clemons, staff writer

August 24, 2017

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Monday Aug. 21, people around the world gathered outside for a once in a lifetime experience, the chance to see a solar eclipse in totality. “Seeing totality was awesome. The way the edges of the sun shone around the mo...

Andrew McCarthy makes an appearance in novel class

Faith Tolbert, Journalism I

April 20, 2017

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Wednesday April 19, English teacher Michele Dunaway had an in-class visit from New York Times bestselling author Andrew McCarthy. The class had collectively read McCarthy’s first novel Just Fly Away, which came out March 28...

HOSA results

Kennadyn Momeno, Journalism I

April 19, 2017

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March 27-28, Missouri University of Science and Technology held HOSA state in Rolla. Howell sent 43 students and 18 of them qualified for nationals. “We collaborated with other schools and found out more about the health ca...

So Long, Farewell

Halle Douglass, Journalism I

April 19, 2017

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The choir’s spring concert, which takes place Thursday, April 27 at Zion Lutheran Church, will be, for many, their senior night. “Honestly, I’m most looking forward to the senior walk. I’m not sure why, it’s kind...

2017 Lock-In Party

Melissa Byers, Journalism I

April 18, 2017

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Senior lock-in, hosted by the class of 2017 Parent Club, occurs June 3 at 11p.m. The lock-in provides an all night celebration, and one last memorable night for the graduating class of 2017. “We’re expecting 350-375 students to att...

Retiring teachers discuss their plans

Ned Bargen, Journalism I

April 18, 2017

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Three teachers will be retiring in June. FACS teacher Priscilla Reed, history teacher Michael Turpin and counselor  Darci Hillyer. Reed has been teaching for almost 30 years. Hillyer has been teaching for 24 years. “I...

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