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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...

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...

Boys Cross Country Takes on Rim Rock

Avery Smith, Journalism 1 November 8, 2023

The boys Cross Country team competed in the prestigious Rim Rock meet Sept. 23. This meet includes competition from all over the country, bringing hundreds of competitors to Kansas.  “It's very big...

Senior Brooke Lewis at the GAC Viking Challenge against Rock Bridge, Oct. 4.

Varsity Girls Golf finishes third at state

Parker Nordgaarden, Staff Writer/Photographer November 1, 2023

Over fall break on Oct. 16-17, girls varsity golf traveled to Silo Ridge Country Club in Bolivar, Missouri to compete in the MSHSAA State Championship after qualifying as a team in the district championship....

Howell Earns High Ranking Among Missouri’s Schools

Devin Rosenfeld, Journalism 1 October 31, 2023

Francis Howell High School ranks no. 1 in the district and no. 21 in Missouri. “U.S. News & World Report” reviewed nearly 25,000 U.S. public high schools and 455 Missouri schools made the rankings....

Viking Edge student leaders lead freshmen with presentations

Ella Highfill, Journalism 1 October 27, 2023

For the first time, student leaders in Viking Edge have been delegated the task to create a presentation about staying organized. “I feel pretty good about it. I love seeing how the freshmen get together,...

Theater Club Working to Produce “The Mummy’s Claw”

Shresta Nekkanti, Journalism 1 October 26, 2023

“The Mummy’s Claw,” a play by Mark Chandler, is showing Nov. 2-4. “So far the crew has been doing a great job with getting things done efficiently but there is still a lot of work to be done...

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