September 2017 News

FHSD Celebrates Maintenance and Custodian Appreciation Week
FHSD Celebrates Maintenance and Custodian Appreciation Week
Posted on 09/28/2017
Operating behind the scenes, FHSD maintenance staff and custodians work diligently to ensure a safe, clean, and functional learning and working environment. This week, during National Maintenance and Custodian Appreciation Week, we celebrate and show our appreciation to these dedicated men and women.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates Maintenance and Custodian Appreciation Week
FHHS Baseball Coach Tony Perkins (left) with St. Louis Cardinals legend Chris Carpenter at St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony
Vikings Baseball Coach Tony Perkins Wins Metro Legend Award at St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
Posted on 09/25/2017
For more than 20 years, Francis Howell School District has been able to count on Coach Tony Perkins leading our kids to success on the field and in the classroom. To his players and people throughout the FHSD community, Tony Perkins has become a legend. As it turns out, we are not alone in that assessment. For his decades of hard work and success, Perkins recently earned the Metro Legend Award from the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.  Read more about Vikings Baseball Coach Tony Perkins Wins Metro Legend Award at St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame
Eight FHSD Seniors Selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Eight FHSD Seniors Selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Posted on 09/22/2017
The Francis Howell School District is proud to announce that eight FHSD students have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. These seniors are among 16,000 Semifinalists chosen as part of the annual academic competition. The Semifinalists, who were selected based on scores on a PSAT qualifying test, will compete for some 7,500 scholarships worth more than $32 million, to be awarded this spring.   Read more about Eight FHSD Seniors Selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Ashley Roland (center front) poses with FHSD Superintendent Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris (left), FHC Principal Dr. Sonny Arnel (right), and the FHSD Board of Education (back row) at the Sept. 22, 2017 FHSD BOE Meeting. Roland was the September Student Representative. (FHSD Photo)
Student Spotlight – FHC’s Ashley Roland represents District students at September BOE meeting
Posted on 09/21/2017
Every month during the school year, the Francis Howell School District Board of Education invites a student to represent the student body on the dais. At the September meeting, Ashley Roland took her turn. As an outstanding scholar-athlete and a leader in her school and community, Roland epitomizes what it means to be a Francis Howell Central Spartan.   Read more about Student Spotlight – FHC’s Ashley Roland represents District students at September BOE meeting
Board Action Report 9/21/17
Board Action Report 9/21/17
Posted on 09/21/2017
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 9/21/17
Constitution Day Activities
Constitution Day Activities
Posted on 09/13/2017
Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Schools across the country will commemorate the date with special activities recognizing the historical significance. Click here for a list of planned activities for Constitution Day from across the District  Read more about Constitution Day Activities
Ms. Morrow's Fifth Grade Class at Becky-David Posing Proudly with Their Donation
When Learning and Caring Meet – FHSD Students Raise Over $6,000 for Hurricane Victims
Posted on 09/12/2017
Many things divide us these days, but nothing unites Americans more than the chance to help our neighbors. With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastating parts of the southern United States, Francis Howell School District students and staff – specifically, Becky-David Elementary, Central Elementary, and Francis Howell High School – have been stepping up to make a difference in the lives of others, raising thousands of dollars for disaster relief efforts.  Read more about When Learning and Caring Meet – FHSD Students Raise Over $6,000 for Hurricane Victims
Group Photo of the Inspire team members
Inspire Program Debuts in FHSD – and Inspires Success for All
Posted on 09/08/2017
Francis Howell School District prides itself on being innovative when it comes to advancements in education, as well as advancements in caring for the social emotional health of students. The Inspire Program is a FHSD-led initiative that hopes to help schools develop the capacity to meet the needs of all students, staff, and families, focusing on those experiencing significant challenges with emotional regulation and other mental health needs. This team of internal consultants has begun serving FHSD’s early childhood and elementary schools, adhering to the Missouri Model of Trauma-Informed Care and putting an emphasis on safety, trustworthiness, collaboration, choice, and empowerment.  Read more about Inspire Program Debuts in FHSD – and Inspires Success for All
FHSD and Castlio Elementary Receive NNPS Partnership Awards
FHSD and Castlio Elementary Receive NNPS Partnership Awards
Posted on 09/06/2017
The Francis Howell School District has earned a 2017 Partnership District Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University. FHSD was recognized for making excellent progress in developing community partnerships, and for guiding schools to develop goal-linked programs of family and community engagement. This is the fourth NNPS Partnership Award for FHSD and indicates that the District is establishing a sustainable structure to enable schools to continually improve their partnership programs.  Read more about FHSD and Castlio Elementary Receive NNPS Partnership Awards
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