July 2016 News

Prop Howell
Francis Howell School District Board of Education Places “Proposition Howell” on the November Ballot
Posted on 07/29/2016
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) Board of Education has voted to place a 60 cent tax levy increase on the November 8, 2016 ballot. “Proposition Howell” is a proposed increase to the existing operating levy that would enable the District to maintain high student academic achievement.   Read more about Francis Howell School District Board of Education Places “Proposition Howell” on the November Ballot
Board Action Report 07/28/16
Board Action Report 07/28/16
Posted on 07/28/2016
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 07/28/16
FHHS Baseball Coach Tony Perkins wins national coach of the year honors
FHHS Baseball Coach Tony Perkins Wins National Coach of the Year Honors
Posted on 07/22/2016
Francis Howell High School’s Viking baseball team is still reveling over their fourth state championship in the program’s history, but the awards keep coming in. Specifically, head coach Tony Perkins, who’s been the team’s manager for more than twenty years, has been receiving recognition from not just area coaches, but those from around the entire nation. Last week, he was named the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) National Coaches of the Year, winning the High School Division I Coach of the Year for Region 5 (MO).  Read more about FHHS Baseball Coach Tony Perkins Wins National Coach of the Year Honors
Twenty Questions with New FHSD Superintendent Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris
Posted on 07/20/2016
Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris began her tenure as the new FHSD Superintendent on July 1. Dr. Hendricks-Harris has been with the District for ten years, but her new responsibilities provide a new opportunity to get to know her a little better, both professionally and personally. She sat down recently with the Communications Department to provide answers to a variety of questions.   Read more about Twenty Questions with New FHSD Superintendent Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris
FHSD to Hold Basic Yoga Community Education Class
FHSD to Hold Basic Yoga Community Education Class
Posted on 07/13/2016
The Francis Howell School District is launching a Community Education Program. The purpose of the program is to enrich the lives of FHSD citizens by providing quality, affordable educational opportunities and activities for the adults in our community.  Read more about FHSD to Hold Basic Yoga Community Education Class
Update Your SchoolMessenger Preferences to Continue Receiving Important FHSD Messages
Update Your SchoolMessenger Preferences to Continue Receiving Important FHSD Messages
Posted on 07/13/2016
Due to recent changes in federal rules regarding school communications, the Francis Howell School District needs to get your permission to continue to send you non-emergency messages. Watch the brief video below for more details.  Read more about Update Your SchoolMessenger Preferences to Continue Receiving Important FHSD Messages
FHSD Welcomes New Administrators
Posted on 07/11/2016
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
FHHS Program of the Year
Francis Howell High School wins Post-Dispatch Sports Program of the Year; FHHS Credits its Community
Posted on 07/07/2016
It’s something we’re getting used to when it comes to the Francis Howell High School (FHHS) baseball team – championships. The Vikings were state champs in 2003, 2011, 2013 and now 2016. But the baseball team isn’t the only winner among the Vikings’ sports programs. The boys soccer team also won a state championship last year, its first in school history. And there were final four finishes for wrestling and girls basketball as well. This recognition is one for all.  Read more about Francis Howell High School wins Post-Dispatch Sports Program of the Year; FHHS Credits its Community
Board Action Report 07/07/16
Board Action Report 07/07/16
Posted on 07/07/2016
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 07/07/16
Sales Tax Holiday
Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
Posted on 07/05/2016
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. For the sixth year in a row Missouri residents can take advantage of Missouri sales tax holiday, August 5-7, 2016.   Read more about Save on School Supplies during the Sales Tax Holiday
New Immunization Requirement for Incoming Eighth Graders and Seniors
New Immunization Requirement for Incoming Eighth Graders and Seniors
Posted on 07/01/2016
Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, all eighth grade students and incoming high school seniors will be required to have the meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine. These immunizations are required by the State of Missouri prior to the start of school.  Read more about New Immunization Requirement for Incoming Eighth Graders and Seniors
FHSD Meal Prices Increase for 2016-17 School Year
Posted on 07/01/2016
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) Board of Education recently approved the Administration’s recommendation to raise the price of breakfast and lunch at all levels by ten cents  Read more about FHSD Meal Prices Increase for 2016-17 School Year
FHSD Named a Top Workplace for Fourth Consecutive Year
FHSD Named a Top Workplace for Fourth Consecutive Year
Posted on 06/26/2016
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for the fourth consecutive year. FHSD ranked in the Top Workplace large business category, which is comprised of similarly-sized organizations. FHSD also received special recognition by being awarded the Meaningfulness Award, indicating FHSD employees feel their work makes them part of something meaningful.  Read more about FHSD Named a Top Workplace for Fourth Consecutive Year
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