2021-22 News

Two FHSD Teachers Earn PLTW Outstanding Teacher Awards
Two Francis Howell Teachers Earn PLTW Outstanding Teacher Awards
Posted on 10/13/2021
Francis Howell School District (FHSD)’s Michael Green of Francis Howell North (FHN) and Ricky Reeves of Francis Howell High School (FHHS) were among only 74 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) teachers nationwide to earn the 2021-22 PLTW Outstanding Teacher Award.  Read more about Two Francis Howell Teachers Earn PLTW Outstanding Teacher Awards
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Brittany Rees and Marissa Heyer Receive 2021 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award
Posted on 10/11/2021
Barnwell Middle School Math Teacher Brittany Rees and Francis Howell North High School FACS (Family and Consumer Science Education) Teacher Marissa Heyer received the 2021 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes teachers in the St. Louis metropolitan area who serve as examples of excellence in their field.  Read more about Brittany Rees and Marissa Heyer Receive 2021 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award
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Francis Howell’s Kate Wenger Named Mrs. Missouri America
Posted on 09/27/2021
Kate Wenger, a reading specialist at Bryan Middle School, is known to most as Mrs. Wenger. This title represents the many roles she has in life as a mother, a wife, and a teacher, but also symbolizes the countless reasons she earned the title of Mrs. Missouri America at the annual state-wide competition this year.  Read more about Francis Howell’s Kate Wenger Named Mrs. Missouri America
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FHSD Board of Education Candidate Filing Opens Dec. 7, 2021
Posted on 09/23/2021
Candidate filing for the April 5, 2022, election to the Francis Howell School District Board of Education opens at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, and continues until 5:00 PM on December 28, 2021. The terms of current Board Members Mike Hoehn and Michelle Walker will expire in April 2022.  Read more about FHSD Board of Education Candidate Filing Opens Dec. 7, 2021
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FHSD named best in St. Charles County, 10th in Missouri on 2022 Best School Districts list
Posted on 09/22/2021
Francis Howell School District (FHSD) ranks highest in St. Charles County and tenth in the state according to Niche’s 2022 Best School Districts in Missouri list.   Read more about FHSD named best in St. Charles County, 10th in Missouri on 2022 Best School Districts list
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Francis Howell Middle School Earns National Blue Ribbon Accolade
Posted on 09/21/2021
Francis Howell Middle School (FHMS) has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education (USED). This is the District’s fifth school to earn this prestigious honor in the past three years.   Read more about Francis Howell Middle School Earns National Blue Ribbon Accolade
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Eleven from FHSD Named 2022 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Posted on 09/15/2021
Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is proud to announce that eleven students have been named 2022 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists!   Read more about Eleven from FHSD Named 2022 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
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Francis Howell School District’s Communications Team Wins National Awards
Posted on 09/02/2021
The Francis Howell Communications Department was honored with two awards of excellence from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).   Read more about Francis Howell School District’s Communications Team Wins National Awards
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Salome Cummins Earns Two First Place Awards at National Braille Challenge
Posted on 08/20/2021
Salome Cummins, a fifth grader at Warren Elementary School, began summer break this year in the most fitting way - practicing her piano skills, building a robot named Charlie at Robotics camp, and plunging into the world of Harry Potter, her favorite book series. Amidst a busy summer, Salome also earned two first place awards at the National Braille Challenge.  Read more about Salome Cummins Earns Two First Place Awards at National Braille Challenge
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Back-to-School Message from Dr. Hoven
Posted on 08/20/2021
The first day of school is right around the corner. We are excited to welcome students back on campuses beginning Monday.   Read more about Back-to-School Message from Dr. Hoven
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Francis Howell Middle School Named Missouri Gold Star School
Posted on 08/12/2021
Francis Howell Middle School (FHMS) was named a 2021 Missouri Gold Star School by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).   Read more about Francis Howell Middle School Named Missouri Gold Star School
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Francis Howell’s Barnwell Middle School Awarded $12,000+ Technology Engineering Grant
Posted on 07/29/2021
Barnwell Middle School in the Francis Howell School District will be awarded more than $12,000 in training and supplies as part of the 2022 Technology and Engineering Grant Award from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).   Read more about Francis Howell’s Barnwell Middle School Awarded $12,000+ Technology Engineering Grant
July 15 Board of Education Meeting Follow-Up Fact Sheet
July 15 Board of Education Meeting Follow-Up Fact Sheet
Posted on 07/20/2021
Francis Howell School District would like to address inaccurate information circulating following the July 15 Board of Education meeting. While the District has no interest in a public back-and-forth, we would like to clear up the false claims being made by Senator Bob Onder and other local politicians on social media, via mass email distribution lists, and during a recent legislative committee hearing. Here are the facts.  Read more about July 15 Board of Education Meeting Follow-Up Fact Sheet
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Lucas Lammers Appointed as Francis Howell North Interim Principal
Posted on 07/16/2021
Francis Howell School District announced the appointment of Dr. Lucas Lammers as the Interim Principal at Francis Howell North for the 2021-22 school year.  Read more about Lucas Lammers Appointed as Francis Howell North Interim Principal
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Dr. Suzy Zerr Named Among St. Louis Region 2021 Teacher of the Year Honorees
Posted on 07/14/2021
Francis Howell School District’s Dr. Suzy Zerr, instructional coach at Harvest Ridge Elementary and District teacher of the year, was also named St. Louis Region 2021 Teacher of the Year by the St. Louis Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) and EducationPlus.  Read more about Dr. Suzy Zerr Named Among St. Louis Region 2021 Teacher of the Year Honorees
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