FHHS Today

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...

Leave It To The Dictionary

Libby DeLaO

November 6, 2019

The word “gay,” “fag,” or “retarded” isn’t a replacement for the word “stupid” or “ugly.” Slurs like these are the reason why many kids don’t feel like they have a safe space to express themselves for who they are. The “It Gets Better Project,” founded in 2010, by Dan Savage...

Clear Bags, Empty Trust

CJ Wallweber

November 6, 2019

For years students have been able to express themselves in a very unique way, backpacks. But now more and more schools are forcing students to use clear backpacks. The first mandatory clear bags were put in place after the Columbine shooting in 1999 and have grown as school shootings have become more prev...

Ramp Up Recycling

Ryan Tripp

November 4, 2019

Destructive Fires. Disrupted wildlife. Dangerous Toxins. Gasses accelerating Climate Change. All unmindful consequences from not properly recycling. Because of this, the school needs to implement more programs to reduce the amount of waste that is unsustainably put into landfills. Firstly, air hand...

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...

A Hustle for the Books

Addy Huwe

October 25, 2019

Hustlers. The word refers to hard working, determined people. However, Samantha Barbash, Roselyn Keo, Karina Pascucci and Marsi Rosen created their own unique definition of the word, by swindling some of New York’s finest. Discontent with the nightly wage for dancing in a strip club known as Scor...

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...

Marvel Versus Sony in Battle for Spider-Man

Katie Thuet, Photographer, Writer

October 22, 2019

The beloved web weaver, Spider-Man, was almost removed from the MCU in a recent debate between Sony and Disney. News was released that Sony and Disney had come to a disagreement on their previous deal regarding the production of Spider-Man Aug. 20. In the original deal, Disney kept profits from mercha...

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 ...