July 2019 News

FHN students in class with Shelly Parks
FHSD to Offer Early College Program
Posted on 07/19/2019
The Francis Howell School District has partnered with St. Charles Community College (SCC) to offer the Early College Program (ECP) to all FHSD high school students. ECP offers high school students the opportunity to earn transferable college credits at SCC while still enrolled in high school. When enrolled in ECP, students will take college coursework on the campus of SCC with textbooks and curriculum taught by SCC professors. Students can earn enough credits to complete part or all of an Associate’s Degree while concurrently earning a high school diploma. Students and their families will be required to pay for all tuition, books, and fees.   Read more about FHSD to Offer Early College Program
FHSD middle school student uses a color spectrum to make music during App Camp
FHSD Middle School Students Create Mobile Apps
Posted on 07/16/2019
To close out a successful 2019 Summer School camp schedule, the middle school App Camp students adventured through the world of coding and app development. The students completed a variety of tasks throughout the camp to learn how to code. By the end of the week, they had the opportunity to create an application of their own that could be published on the Google Play Store.  Read more about FHSD Middle School Students Create Mobile Apps
Barnwell Transition Day
2019-20 Transition Day for Incoming Sixth and Ninth Grade Students
Posted on 07/15/2019
The Transition Day in the Francis Howell School District is an opportunity for incoming sixth and ninth graders to familiarize themselves with their new school.  Read more about 2019-20 Transition Day for Incoming Sixth and Ninth Grade Students
FHSD student competes in SkillsUSA competition
Three FHSD Students Compete at the National SkillsUSA Conference
Posted on 07/12/2019
FHSD students Jimmy Johnson (FHHS), Mason Aguilar (FHC), and Amanda Hasenbeck (FHN) traveled to Louisville in June for the SkillsUSA’s 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. Johnson finished eighth in the nation in HVAC Sheet Metal, Aguilar finished eleventh in Power Equipment Technology, and Hasenbeck finished twenty-second in the nation in Medical Terminology. More than 15,000 students, teachers, education leaders, and representatives from 600 national corporations and labor unions participated in the event, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades and skill competitions.  Read more about Three FHSD Students Compete at the National SkillsUSA Conference
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Posted on 07/08/2019
The start of the 2019-20 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
Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
Posted on 07/05/2019
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 2 - 4, 2019. 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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Independence Teacher Rachael Wilcox Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year
Posted on 07/02/2019
Rachael Wilcox, a first-grade teacher at Independence Elementary School, 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 34 from across the state who are now eligible for consideration as the Missouri Teacher of the Year. Wilcox was honored as the 2019 Francis Howell School District Teacher of the Year.  Read more about Independence Teacher Rachael Wilcox Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year
Elementary students use virtual reality
FHSD Elementary Students Travel to the Moon
Posted on 07/01/2019
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, this year’s elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) summer camp took a trip to space. Students participated in activities and challenges that allowed them to explore the different areas of STEAM through a new lens.  Read more about FHSD Elementary Students Travel to the Moon
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FHSD Welcomes New Administrators for 2019-20
Posted on 07/01/2019
FHSD has a few new faces this school year. Beginning July 1, several new administrators joined the FHSD family and several others have assumed new roles.  Read more about FHSD Welcomes New Administrators for 2019-20
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