July 2018 News

What's New for the 2018-19 School Year?
What's New for the 2018-19 School Year?
Posted on 07/31/2018
The 2018-19 school year will kick off on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. As students stream back into classrooms, they will encounter some new programs and initiatives. Here’s what’s new in FHSD:  Read more about What's New for the 2018-19 School Year?
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FHSD Seeks Volunteers for New Strategic Planning Committees
Posted on 07/31/2018
Last fall, more than 2,000 District stakeholders provided input on the District’s strategic planning efforts, either in person at nine different community meetings, or online in three different surveys. The Board of Education approved the new strategic plan in February, and implementation begins during the 2018-19 school year.  Read more about FHSD Seeks Volunteers for New Strategic Planning Committees
No Transition Day Transportation
No Transition Day Transportation
Posted on 07/30/2018
“Transition Day” in the Francis Howell School District is an opportunity for incoming sixth and ninth graders to familiarize themselves with their new school. This year, Transition Day will be held at all FHSD middle and high schools on Wednesday, Aug. 8.  Read more about No Transition Day Transportation
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FHSD Welcomes New Administrators for 2018-19
Posted on 07/27/2018
FHSD has a few new faces this school year. Beginning July 1, several new administrators joined the FHSD family or assumed a new role as an administrator.  Read more about FHSD Welcomes New Administrators for 2018-19
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FHSD Partners with Sodexo to Launch Food Truck
Posted on 07/26/2018
It's a food truck. It's a classroom. It’s a learning opportunity! The Francis Howell School District has partnered with Sodexo, our food service provider, to launch a food truck that will be an extension of the District’s culinary arts curriculum. The truck was purchased with funds provided by Sodexo. As part of the District’s contract with Sodexo, the company makes certain capital investments in FHSD’s food service program, such as the food truck.  Read more about FHSD Partners with Sodexo to Launch Food Truck
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FHN Teacher Shelly Parks Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year
Posted on 07/24/2018
Shelly Parks, an English Language Arts teacher at Francis Howell North High School (FHN), has been named a Regional Teacher of the Year by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). She was selected as one of ten recipients in the St. Louis Region and one of 32 from across the state who are now eligible for consideration as the Missouri Teacher of the Year. Parks was previously honored as the 2018 Francis Howell School District Teacher of the Year.  Read more about FHN Teacher Shelly Parks Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year
Make Payments in the FHSD Web Store
Make Payments in the FHSD Web Store
Posted on 07/20/2018
The Francis Howell School District offers a secure online payment method for parents/guardians to make payments for student meals and all school-related fees, including the activity fees. Payments can be made online at any time through the FHSD Web Store.  Read more about Make Payments in the FHSD Web Store
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Board Action Report 07/19/18
Posted on 07/19/2018
Stay informed about recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 07/19/18
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Posted on 07/18/2018
The start of the 2018-19 school year is just around the corner! Parents and guardians planning for the new school year need to make sure children are up-to-date on their immunizations.  Read more about Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Posted on 07/16/2018
Francis Howell School District continuously looks for ways to save taxpayer dollars and still improve convenience for parents and students. Both goals are achieved with the Peachjar flyer distribution system. FHSD delivers school information and approved flyers from community organizations electronically through Peachjar. These eflyers are emailed directly to you, and can also be viewed by clicking the Peachjar button on the home page of your school’s website.  Read more about Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
Posted on 07/13/2018
FHSD and all schools in the District use a variety of communication channels to share important school information with parents/guardians. FHSD uses the SchoolMessenger Notification System to provide timely communication to parents about emergencies, weather related closures, attendance, and other messages that are closely related to the mission of our schools.  Read more about Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
FHN’s Alayia Autoomp places First at National SkillsUSA Competition
FHN’s Alayia Autoomp places First at National SkillsUSA Competition
Posted on 07/12/2018
Francis Howell North senior Alayia Autoomp really wants to work with her hands after high school, but it was her speech about SkillsUSA that made her a National Champion. Autoomp was one of six Lewis & Clark Career Center students to travel to Louisville, Kentucky from June 25-30, for the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The event is the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades and skill competitions, and after several grueling days of competition, Autoomp placed first in the Prepared Speech competition. Mason Aguliar from Francis Howell Central finished 11th in Power Equipment Technology, and Luke Davis from Francis Howell North finished 16th in the nation in Medical Terminology.  Read more about FHN’s Alayia Autoomp places First at National SkillsUSA Competition
Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
Posted on 07/09/2018
Before you know it summer will be over and everyone will be heading back to school, which means back-to-school shopping is just around the corner. Missouri residents can take advantage of the sales tax holiday, August 3 - 5, 2018. This holiday has been created by the Missouri Department of Revenue specifically for back-to-school purchases such as clothing, backpacks, and school supplies.  Read more about Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
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