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January 2013 News
Brian Warner Announced as New Assistant Principal at FHC
Posted on 01/30/2013
The Francis Howell School District Board of Education has announced Brian Warner as the new assistant principal at Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School for the 2013-14 school year. Warner is currently the Interim Assistant Principal at FHC.   more
Safety Meeting
FHSD Hosts Safety Meeting Seeking Parent Input
Posted on 01/30/2013
Parents within the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) gathered on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, for the first of two safety meetings, which allowed parents to offer input about the District’s current safety practices.  more
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Central School Road Early Childhood Center Hosts Drive-in Theater
Posted on 01/29/2013
The Early Childhood at Central School Road hosted a Dad’s Drive-in Theatre night on Wednesday, January 23. Over 70 preschoolers and their families attended and were greeted by a special guest, “Pete the Cat."  more
Pink Out
FHHS Basketball Teams Raise Over $1,000 at Annual PINK OUT Event
Posted on 01/28/2013
The Francis Howell High School freshman, junior varsity, and varsity boys and girls basketball teams recently hosted their annual Coaches vs. Cancer PINK OUT event. This year $1,068 was raised for a family who recently lost a relative to cancer.   more
FHHS Receives ACT Red Quill Legacy Award
Posted on 01/28/2013
Francis Howell High School (FHHS) was one of twenty-one schools to receive the ACT Red Quill Legacy Award, which recognizes a long-term commitment leading to increased student achievement and systemic improvements. The Red Quill Legacy Award is given to learning organizations which have already been recognized in previous years for their best practices. FHHS was also the recipient of the award during the 2007-2008 school year.   more
Kindergarten Registration
FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2013-14 School Year
Posted on 01/28/2013
Is your little one ready for school? Now is the time to gather the required materials in order to get registered for kindergarten. Kindergarten registration in the Francis Howell School District will take place at your neighborhood at the dates and times listed.  more
FHC Varsity Basketball Player Makes Spartan History
Posted on 01/25/2013
Derrick Puni, senior varsity basketball player at Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School, scored his 1,000th career point on a second quarter lay-up against Fort Zumwalt West High School on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  more
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FHSD Students Win 2012 Digital Storytelling Contest
Posted on 01/24/2013
Five, four, three, two, one…Action! Several students from Warren Elementary, Francis Howell Middle School and Francis Howell Central High School have won the Show-Me a Movie 2012 Digital Storytelling Contest sponsored by Cooperating School Districts (CSD) of Greater St. Louis. The winning submissions will be screened February 12, 2013, at the Midwest Education Technology Conference.   more
FHC Students Receive Ultimate Spartan Award
Posted on 01/22/2013
Thirteen student athletes from Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School have been recognized as the fall 2012-2013 recipients of the FHC Ultimate Spartan Award.   more
BOE
FHSD Celebrates School Board Recognition Week Jan. 20-26
Posted on 01/20/2013
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) will join school districts throughout the state to celebrate their local education leaders during Missouri’s annual School Board Recognition Week, January 20-26.  more
NMSC
FHHS and FHC Students Honored by National Merit Scholarship Corporation
Posted on 01/18/2013
Marleigh Anderson, senior at Francis Howell High School (FHHS), and Maddy Wilson, senior at Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School have been honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Anderson and Wilson were presented with the Superintendent’s Certificate from Dr. Pam Sloan at the January 17 Francis Howell School District (FHSD) Board of Education meeting.  more
Board Action Report - 1/17/13
Posted on 01/17/2013
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   more
FHC Theatre Students Receive Thespian Awards
Posted on 01/17/2013
Thirty students from Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School attended the Missouri State Thespian Conference that was held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel, January 10-12. FHC was one of thirty schools in Missouri to receive the Honor Troupe award, which is awarded to troupes who go above and beyond in areas of community service, student involvement, number of productions and participation at the state level.   more
Election
Four Candidates File for Board of Education Election
Posted on 01/16/2013
Four Francis Howell School District citizens will be vying for two seats on the Board of Education in the April 2, 2013 election. The three-year terms of Vice-President Dr. Cindy Bice and Director Ms. Amy McEvoy will expire in April 2013.  more
Safety
Save the Date for School Safety Meetings
Posted on 01/14/2013
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) strives to have all of our school buildings be safe, secure, warm, and inviting places for children to learn. In light of the events that occurred in Connecticut at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the District is reexamining its current safety procedures and also exploring additional ways to keep the entire school community safe.  more
Parents Needed for FHSD Safety Task Force
Posted on 01/14/2013
The Safety Task Force is being established in an effort to promote, through integrated and organized planning, the safest possible environment for all students, staff and others who participate in the activities of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD).   more
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Keep Kids Healthy
Posted on 01/11/2013
There have been several recent news reports regarding an increase in cases of influenza across the country. Although Missouri’s reported cases are down, there have been cases of flu reported in our district schools. While FHSD attendance remains at a high rate, we are taking a proactive approach to encourage our parents to keep their children home if they are sick.   more
FHN Inducts Alumni into Athletic Hall of Fame
Posted on 01/10/2013
Francis Howell North (FHN) High School is proud to announce the 2013 Inaugural Inductees into the FHN Athletic Hall of Fame. Ten FHN alumni were selected by a panel current and former FHN coaches, boosters and administrators. All inductees will be honored between the varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball games at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013, in the FHN gymnasium.   more
FHC to Host Community Fine Arts Festival
Posted on 01/10/2013
Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School will host the FHC Fine Arts Festival on February 1, 2013, at FHC beginning at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This event will feature performances by the FHC theater students, choir, band, and the various works of fine arts students.   more
Pertussis and Prevention
Posted on 01/07/2013
Saint Charles County has recently seen an increase in Pertussis cases, including students attending Francis Howell Schools. Pertussis, more commonly known as “Whooping Cough,” is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air by cough. Pertussis begins with cold symptoms and a cough that becomes much worse over 1-2 weeks. Symptoms usually include a long series of coughs (“coughing fits”) followed by a whooping noise.   more
Level Transfer and Transition Information Night for Parents of Students with Disabilities
Posted on 01/03/2013
FHSD Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) will host a parent/teacher information night, "Level Transfer and Transition Night for Parents of Students with Disabilities” on Wednesday, January 30 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM in the Board Room of the Administration building.  more
Saeger Middle School to Host Spartan Winter Warm Up
Posted on 01/03/2013
The Saeger Middle School Service Club will be sponsoring their annual Spartan Winter Warm Up to help families who are in need of winter clothing. Winter apparel will be made available for families in need of winter coats at the annual distribution nights, which will be held on Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Saeger Middle School cafeteria located at 5201 Highway N, Cottleville, MO 63304.   more
Bryan Middle Spirit Team
Bryan Middle to Host Annual District Spirit and Dance Extravaganza
Posted on 01/02/2013
For the third year in a row Bryan Middle School’s Spirit and Dance Team will host the Bryan Spirit and Dance Extravaganza which will be held on Monday, January 14, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in the Bryan Middle Gymnasium.  more
Saturday School Prepares Preschoolers for the Transition to Elementary School
Posted on 01/01/2013
The Early Childhood Education Centers locations in the Francis Howell School District will be holding Saturday School beginning February, 2, 2013 through March 2, 2013. Saturday school is an opportunity for families with preschool children, ages 3 - 5 years old, to visit the site of their future elementary school, to help familiarize children with their future learning atmosphere.  more