January 2020 News

Dr. Nathan Hoven
FHSD Board of Education Selects Dr. Nathan Hoven as New Superintendent
Posted on 01/16/2020
The Francis Howell School District Board of Education has announced that Dr. Nathan Hoven has been selected as the District’s new superintendent, effective July 1, 2020. Hoven has served as the District’s Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer for the past two years. He will succeed current superintendent, Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris, who has announced her retirement after the current school year.  Read more about FHSD Board of Education Selects Dr. Nathan Hoven as New Superintendent
FHC Wind Ensemble
FHC Wind Ensemble Performs at MMEA Conference
Posted on 01/16/2020
The FHC Wind Ensemble has been selected by the Missouri Music Educators Association to perform at the annual state conference in January. This is one of the highest honors a Missouri high school band program can receive, similar to winning a state title in a team sport. Out of nearly 100 audition tapes, the Wind Ensemble was selected as one of only five high school concert bands to be represented at the conference.  Read more about FHC Wind Ensemble Performs at MMEA Conference
Board Action Report 01/17/20
Board Action Report 01/17/20
Posted on 01/16/2020
Stay informed about recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 01/17/20
Aria Pelikan shows her "Top Cookie Boss" outfit
Aria Pelikan, a Top Cookie Boss
Posted on 01/14/2020
Aria Pelikan, a student at John Weldon, has earned the title of “Top Cookie Boss.” The determined fifth grader has been the top Girl Scout cookie seller in the St. Louis region for the past two years, and this year, she has a goal of selling an impressive 4,100 boxes of cookies. With charts to track her progress and the networking skills to flourish her business, Aria is well on her way towards that goal.  Read more about Aria Pelikan, a Top Cookie Boss
2019-20 Annual Communications Survey
2019-20 FHSD Communications Survey
Posted on 01/13/2020
The FHSD Strategic Plan has identified effective two-way communications with parents and our larger community as a District priority. As part of the continuous community engagement efforts of FHSD, the Communications Department is conducting the annual Communications Survey and asking our stakeholders to provide input on both District and building-level communication efforts. Please click here to take part in this survey and provide your valuable feedback. Thank you for your participation!  Read more about 2019-20 FHSD Communications Survey
Howell of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted
2020 Howell of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted
Posted on 01/13/2020
The Howell of Fame Award recognizes excellence of character, performance and service of those who serve the Francis Howell School District as employees, volunteers and patrons.  Read more about 2020 Howell of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted
Preschool Enrollment for the 2020-21 School Year Opens
Preschool Enrollment for the 2020-21 School Year Opens
Posted on 01/10/2020
The Francis Howell School District is set to begin preschool registration for the 2018-19 school year. Francis Howell has a quality preschool program that provides excellent social and pre-academic experiences for your children. This programming is located in each of three Early Childhood Family Education Centers and two of our elementary sites.  Read more about Preschool Enrollment for the 2020-21 School Year Opens
Course Registration opens Jan. 14 - 23
Course Registration for Secondary Students to be held Jan. 14-23
Posted on 01/08/2020
The Francis Howell School District will hold course registration for the 2020-21 school year for secondary students beginning Jan. 14, at 8:00 AM. Registration will close on Jan. 23.  Read more about Course Registration for Secondary Students to be held Jan. 14-23
Cold Kiddo
Bundle Up Your Kiddos in Cold Weather
Posted on 01/07/2020
The safety of our students is one of Francis Howell School District’s top priorities. The District has adopted procedures to be used when unfavorable weather conditions could make it unsafe to reasonably expect students to go out for recess or travel to school.  Read more about Bundle Up Your Kiddos in Cold Weather
STEAM event at Warren Elementary
Partnership Opportunities with the Francis Howell School District
Posted on 01/06/2020
FHSD is always looking for community and business partnerships that provide learning opportunities for our students – and our staff! One of the goals of the District’s strategic plan is to “Extend student learning opportunities through partnerships between school, home, and the community.” As the District works to educate the workforce of the 21st Century, the assistance of our local partners is critical to this mutually beneficial effort. The investment in time and resources for our community partners can be as little as one hour of the school day or as much as a year-long internship.  Read more about Partnership Opportunities with the Francis Howell School District
Mason Eggert stands with his project
FHC Students Learn the Value in Recycling
Posted on 01/06/2020
As human beings, we have a responsibility to take care of our Earth. As Americans and living in one of the highest waste-producing countries in the world, that responsibility is even greater. The students at FHC recently learned the importance of recycling and how it can positively impact our world. The students participated in a project in which they took items that might normally end up in a landfill and found new functions for them.  Read more about FHC Students Learn the Value in Recycling
FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 School Year
FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 School Year
Posted on 01/03/2020
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) offers rewarding kindergarten programs for children beginning at age five. FHSD Kindergarten emphasizes meeting the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of young children. Readiness skills in language arts, reading, math, music, visual arts, social studies, science, physical education, and health are introduced and taught in a child-centered environment. Children learn to interact and cooperate with one another, and gain self-confidence to be successful learners.  Read more about FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-21 School Year
FHSD Community Resource Fair
FHSD to Host Community Resource Fair
Posted on 01/01/2020
The Francis Howell School District’s Alternative Learning Department is excited to sponsor and host the annual Community Resource Fair. The Community Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Francis Howell Central High School (5199 State Highway N, St Charles, MO 63304) in the cafeteria from 12:00 - 3:00 PM.  Read more about FHSD to Host Community Resource Fair
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