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Drama Club’s Winter Play

Drama Club’s Winter Play

By Timothy Zimmerman Sit down and enjoy the show! This winter the FH drama club is continuing tradition.  For the second year in a row, experience the classic story of Ebeneezer Scrooge: a cruel old man who hates Christmas, and shuts down any joy brought forth by the holiday. Greeted by supernatural beings, he gets a look at his past, present, and future. Will he change his ways when greeted by the consequences of his actions? Find out this December! The cast list includes Adam McKnight as Scrooge, Grace Jeffers as the Narrator, Jozlyn Bew as Ghost of Christmas Past,…
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Some Of The Rarest Video Games Ever Made

Some Of The Rarest Video Games Ever Made

By Casey Hendrickson Video games have a special place in a lot of people's hearts but there are some games that we can't get ahold of. Some games can range from $2 to $50 to $1,000 to $5,000 and most people will never be able to play them because of the obscurity, limited counts, and even with them being lost to time. I'm going to be talking about some video games that are rarer than you think.   The Flintstones Surprise At Dinosaur Peak was a Blockbuster exclusive NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) rental game that was never supposed to be…
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How to Become a Better Writer

How to Become a Better Writer

By Max Noriega A lot of people don’t know where to start when they begin to write something, (story, article, essay, etc.) and a lot of kids just don’t want to write, but at some point in our lives we are going to have to so, here are some tips for when you’re writing something. Read good authors. It goes without saying, but it should still be said. If you don't read the script well, you won’t understand the story. Everyone begins to learn from the teacher, imitates the teacher, finds their voice through the teacher. Read as much as…
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Art Club

Art Club

Do you like art? If you said yes, then you should consider the art club. The MS and HS art club is a club where you can express yourself and feel that you are in a safe space. Anyone who wants to be in the art club can join, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or any beliefs.  All are  welcome. Mrs. Ellen Hadley, the art teacher here at Federal Hocking has run the art club for many years to give students a chance to be themselves and create wonderful art using their emotions and creativity. The art club does all…
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What’s New in the Student Handbook?

What’s New in the Student Handbook?

By Timothy Zimmerman The new school year brings new adjustments to the student handbook. In the past, rules banning phones, hoods, hats, carrying around backpacks, etc. have faced criticism from Federal Hocking students. Each of these rules have had adjustments made to them in the new handbook. Cellphones A huge rule that has been controversial ever since it was introduced, was the banning of students to use cell phones during the school day. This year, it has been changed so that high school students are now allowed to use their phones during their free period, and in class if permitted…
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The Risk of Diabetes

The Risk of Diabetes

By Kaylee Poston-Ford Imagine yourself sitting in the examination room when your doctor walks in with your blood labs, a very grim look on their face. They sit down and explain to you that your blood work came back showing that you are a diabetic. Your heart starts accelerating, you feel nauseous, tears well up in your eyes. You panic instantly, you think of all the bad things that will happen to you and your health. The first thing you ask is “What can I do about it?” Diabetes has a huge impact on your health and anyone can get…
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Every New Marvel Movie Coming Out 

Every New Marvel Movie Coming Out 

By Casey Hendrickson Marvel is a multibillion dollar company with the second most popular movie Avengers Endgame and the 5th and 9th most popular movies being Avengers Infinity War, The Avengers. With SDCC (San Diego Comic Con) coming to a close over a month ago, let's review and talk about every marvel movie/show coming from marvel. Let's start with Marvel animated. Marvel has quite a few animated shows coming with What If Season 2, Marvel Zombies, Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur, Spiderman Freshman Year, X-Men 97. The animated marvel shows look good and we have the name for the first…
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Meet the New High School Principal

Meet the New High School Principal

By Gavin Y Meet our new high school principal, Mr. Amlin. I took some time to interview Mr. Amlin about his career here at Federal Hocking Local Schools. I learned that Mr. Amlin has been working here at Federal Hocking for seven years. This is his first year as a principal, before that he served as Assistant Superintendent. When asked if he enjoyed being principal of the high school, he said “I like it so far. I enjoy working with students and staff.” Mr. Amlin has 5 daughters in 6th through 12th grades. His daughters play Volleyball, Cross Country, and Golf.…
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Interns Prepare for Medical Field Placements

Interns Prepare for Medical Field Placements

While students had an off- day on October 5th because of staff PD, six students were busy getting a required CPR training as part of the Healthcare Pilot Preceptorship Grant program.  They are all placed in internships in the healthcare field.  We are very proud of their efforts and wish them all the best as they gain experience in the medical field. A special thanks to Hopewell Clinic for helping to provide this training!
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