May 2017 News

FHSD to Partner with Mercy Kids to Offer Community Ed Classes
FHSD to Partner with Mercy Kids to Offer Community Ed Classes
Posted on 05/26/2017
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is partnering with Mercy Kids to offer two community education classes, Sitter Skills and Home Alone. The classes will be taught by community health educators from Mercy Kids.  Read more about FHSD to Partner with Mercy Kids to Offer Community Ed Classes
Group Photo of Annual Deaf Storyteller Day
FHSD Holds Tenth Annual Deaf Storyteller Day
Posted on 05/25/2017
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) believes that every child deserves the opportunity to learn and play in a safe environment, including those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Some students were born without the gift of hearing, and some have lost it over time. But all of these students get to live and learn like every other kid, thanks to the support of many great special educators in FHSD. There are days intended specifically for these students, and Deaf Storyteller Day is one such day, one that solicits a vivid reminder of why we’re here.  Read more about FHSD Holds Tenth Annual Deaf Storyteller Day
Francis Howell School District Technology Update
Francis Howell School District Technology Update
Posted on 05/22/2017
Over the summer, there will be two changes to student FHSD accounts which you will need to be made aware of.   Read more about Francis Howell School District Technology Update
FHC Holds Inaugural Commitment to Our Country Signing Day
FHC Holds Inaugural Commitment to Our Country Signing Day
Posted on 05/19/2017
The schools in the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) honor students who will take the next step in their academic and athletic careers, with each high school hosting their own signing days for those committing to their respective collegiate institutions. In addition to those signing ceremonies, Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School wanted to honor students, who are signing up to join branches of the military and are making a commitment to serve their country. These students will dedicate their time and talents over the next few years keeping our country safe and free.  Read more about FHC Holds Inaugural Commitment to Our Country Signing Day
Board Action Report 05/18/17
Board Action Report 05/18/17
Posted on 05/18/2017
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 05/18/17
FHN Student Wins RFK Journalism Award for Second Consecutive Year
FHN Student Wins RFK Journalism Award for Second Consecutive Year
Posted on 05/15/2017
There are a few repeat winners among the annual Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Journalism Award honorees, such as HBO for their documentaries, and The New Yorker for print stories. But one repeat-winner was not a New York Times author, or a documentary auteur. The repeat winner was a student journalist from Francis Howell North (FHN) High School, Anthony Kristensen.  Read more about FHN Student Wins RFK Journalism Award for Second Consecutive Year
Francis Howell Middle School Named a National School of Character – Again!
Francis Howell Middle School Named a National School of Character – Again!
Posted on 05/11/2017
The Francis Howell School District is proud to announce that for the second time in the past decade, Francis Howell Middle School (FHMS) has been selected as a National School of Character. Each year, Character.org and its state affiliates select schools and districts that demonstrate a dedicated focus on character development programs and a positive impact on academic achievement, student behavior, school climate and their communities.  Read more about Francis Howell Middle School Named a National School of Character – Again!
Dr. Julie Tiemeyer Named New Fairmount Elementary Assistant Principal
Dr. Julie Tiemeyer Named New Fairmount Elementary Assistant Principal
Posted on 05/10/2017
The career of Dr. Julie Tiemeyer is one illustrated by innovation. A member of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) since starting her career in education, Dr. Tiemeyer has brought new ideas to every building she has worked in, and continues to be a leading innovator in the District. After accomplishing so much as administrative intern at Fairmount Elementary, Dr. Tiemeyer was an easy choice as the school’s new assistant principal.  Read more about Dr. Julie Tiemeyer Named New Fairmount Elementary Assistant Principal
New FHSD Websites
New FHSD Websites
Posted on 05/09/2017
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is proud to announce that the District and school websites will soon have a new and improved look. FHSD has signed a new contract agreement with the current website vendor, SchoolMessenger, to provide a new website template for all 25 District websites, including Vacation Station and the employee intranet. The other good news is that the District was also able to negotiate a lower rate, saving money and improving 25 websites at the same time.  Read more about New FHSD Websites
Three FHSD Students Named Missouri Scholars 100
Three FHSD Students Named Missouri Scholars 100
Posted on 05/05/2017
Three high school seniors from the Francis Howell School District have been selected for recognition as part of the 2017 Missouri Scholars 100, a program that honors 100 of Missouri’s highest achieving students. James Dohrman and Yuri Takenaka from Francis Howell North, as well as Rachel Stepanek from Francis Howell Central, were among the elite students selected this year. The students were recognized at a ceremony in Columbia, Mo., in April.  Read more about Three FHSD Students Named Missouri Scholars 100
FHSD Celebrates Our School Nurses
FHSD Celebrates Our School Nurses
Posted on 05/04/2017
Being a school nurse is more than just putting bandages on cuts and scrapes. Our nurses play a vital role in the well-being of students, promoting healthy lifestyles and disease prevention. To honor the contributions our school nurses make every day, the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) celebrates National School Nurse Day on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.   Read more about FHSD Celebrates Our School Nurses
Two FHSD Students Achieve Perfect ACT Scores
Two FHSD Students Achieve Perfect ACT Scores
Posted on 05/03/2017
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is proud to announce that two more FHSD students have scored a 36 on the ACT test. Alex Juan from Francis Howell Central (FHC) and Stephanie Monson from Francis Howell North (FHN) are both part of a very select group. Only 0.6% of the almost two million students that take the ACT every year are able to achieve a perfect score.   Read more about Two FHSD Students Achieve Perfect ACT Scores
Apply to be on a FHSD Committee
Apply to be on a FHSD Committee!
Posted on 05/02/2017
The Francis Howell School District’s committees work year-round to support student learning. FHSD is looking for community members, parents, and staff to serve on our committees for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2017. See below for a list of District committees and descriptions.  Read more about Apply to be on a FHSD Committee!
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FHSD Celebrates School Principals’ Day May 1
Posted on 05/01/2017
On May 1, 2017, the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) will celebrate National School Principals’ Day, recognizing the leadership and dedication of principals, assistant principals, and other administrators who help guide the instruction, and instructors, of our most precious resource – our students. National School Principals’ Day provides the opportunity to acknowledge and show our appreciation for all the contributions principals make to our school communities.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates School Principals’ Day May 1
FHSD Celebrates Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week
FHSD Celebrates Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week
Posted on 05/01/2017
Teachers deliver so much to our students – instruction, perspective, hope, inspiration and motivation. They work to help shape the future, and the future of our students. During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1-5, the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) celebrates our teachers with the gratitude and thanks they deserve for all of the countless hours they work for the benefit of our students.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week
FHSD Recognizes School Nutrition Employees May 1-5
FHSD Recognizes School Nutrition Employees May 1-5
Posted on 05/01/2017
Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, Francis Howell School District (FHSD) nutrition employees have a lot on their plate. To celebrate their hard work and commitment, FHSD schools will celebrate School Nutrition Employee Week during May 1-5, 2017.  Read more about FHSD Recognizes School Nutrition Employees May 1-5
FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Support Staff Employees of the Year
FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Support Staff Employees of the Year
Posted on 05/01/2017
Francis Howell School District (FHSD) proudly announces the recipients of the distinguished honor of Support Staff Employees of the Year. The winners will be recognized at the annual Howell of Fame awards ceremony on May 1, 2017.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Support Staff Employees of the Year
FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Teachers of the Year
FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Teachers of the Year
Posted on 05/01/2017
Francis Howell School District proudly announces the recipients of the distinguished honor of Teacher of the Year. This year’s winners will be recognized at the annual Howell of Fame awards ceremony on May 1, 2017.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates the 2017 Teachers of the Year
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