September 2020 News

Emma Sieveking wearing her six years strong t-shirt
Six Years Strong: FHC Junior Raises Funds for Friends of Children
Posted on 09/18/2020
Six years strong. Those words hold great meaning and pride for FHC junior Emma Sieveking. They represent six years since she was diagnosed with Type 1 Juvenille Diabetes and six years of not letting the disease stop her from embracing life. To honor her determined battle with diabetes, Emily organized a “24 miles in 24 hours” challenge and raised money for the FHSD Friends of Children fund.  Read more about Six Years Strong: FHC Junior Raises Funds for Friends of Children
Dr. Nathan Hoven, DESE representative, Dr. Dave Wedlock
Francis Howell High Recognized as a Missouri Gold Star School
Posted on 09/18/2020
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has recognized Francis Howell High School (FHHS) as a 2020 Missouri Gold Star School. Only six other schools in Missouri were recognized this year as Gold Star Schools.  Read more about Francis Howell High Recognized as a Missouri Gold Star School
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Board Action Report 09/17/20
Posted on 09/17/2020
Stay informed about recent Board of Education actions. ​  Read more about Board Action Report 09/17/20
FHSD Named 2020 Top Workplace
FHSD Named 2020 Top Workplace
Posted on 09/14/2020
The Francis Howell School District has been named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces list for the seventh time in the past eight years. The District was tenth among the top 15 large employers (employers with 500 or more employees) in the St. Louis area.  Read more about FHSD Named 2020 Top Workplace
Board Resolution on Racism
Board Resolution Racism
Posted on 09/09/2020
On Aug. 20, the FHSD Board of Education adopted a Resolution in response to racism and discrimination.   Read more about Board Resolution Racism
Salome Cummins
Warren Student Places Second in National Braille Reading Competition
Posted on 09/08/2020
Like many of her classmates at Warren Elementary, Salome Cummins attends her classes, finishes her homework, and plays with her friends. She will talk your ear off if given the chance, has a bubbly personality, loves meeting new people, is incredibly smart, and has a contagious smile. During the summer months, Salome competed in a reading competition and finished second in her age group. Salome’s reading materials were a little different than what you might find in her school’s Learning Commons though, as her books are printed in Braille. Salome is legally blind.  Read more about Warren Student Places Second in National Braille Reading Competition
Mask Guidelines Update
Mask Guidelines Update
Posted on 09/08/2020
At FHSD, we are regularly monitoring the COVID situation and have made a commitment to update our guidelines and processes as new information comes forward. Earlier this week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) updated their recommendations related to students wearing masks or face coverings.  Read more about Mask Guidelines Update
FHHS eSports Places Fourth in 2020 Spring Open
FHHS eSports Places Fourth in 2020 Spring Open
Posted on 09/08/2020
Long gone are the days where parents tell their children to stop playing video games and start participating in school extracurriculars. Video games are now a Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) sponsored activity. Francis Howell High School, following in the footsteps of Francis Howell Central High School, started their own eSports group – and it’s thriving.  Read more about FHHS eSports Places Fourth in 2020 Spring Open
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