January 2017 News

FHSD’s Inaugural Job Fair for Students is Well-Attended
FHSD’s Inaugural Job Fair for Students is Well-Attended
Posted on 01/23/2017
On Jan. 11, 2017, Francis Howell School District (FHSD) hosted its inaugural Job Fair for high school students, and the evening was a tremendous success. Thirty-two businesses and 357 students participated in an event that was the ideal introduction for students to the workforce. From practicing their interview and resume-writing skills to just learning how to dress to impress a potential employer, both students and area businesses got a return on their investment. Better-prepared students mean better employees, which means better business and better communities. It was more than practice; it was a practice in success.  Read more about FHSD’s Inaugural Job Fair for Students is Well-Attended
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Student Spotlight - Austin Jenkins of Heritage Landing
Posted on 01/23/2017
During the school year, the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) Board of Education invites a high school student to represent their peers on the dais at the monthly meeting.   Read more about Student Spotlight - Austin Jenkins of Heritage Landing
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2017-18 Preschool Registration
Posted on 01/20/2017
The Francis Howell School District is set to begin preschool registration for the 2017-18 school year. Francis Howell has a quality preschool program that provides excellent social and pre-academic experiences for your children. This programming is located in in each of three Early Childhood Family Education Centers and two of our elementary schools: Becky-David and John Weldon.   Read more about 2017-18 Preschool Registration
FHSD Celebrates School Board Recognition Week – Jan 22-28, 2017
FHSD Celebrates School Board Recognition Week – Jan 22-28, 2017
Posted on 01/19/2017
Francis Howell School District (FHSD) students benefit every day from the dedicate energies and countless hours devoted by the seven members of our Board of Education. During the week of Jan. 22-28, 2017, FHSD and communities across the state will honor the dedicated service of local boards of education during School Board Recognition Week as declared by former Governor Jay Nixon.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates School Board Recognition Week – Jan 22-28, 2017
Board Action Report 01/19/17
Board Action Report 01/19/17
Posted on 01/19/2017
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 01/19/17
Francis Howell Use of Purchasing Cards Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
Francis Howell Use of Purchasing Cards Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
Posted on 01/18/2017
In 2004, the Francis Howell School District began using Purchasing Cards (P-Cards) as another means of saving taxpayers money. A P‑Card is a commercial credit card that allows organizations to make electronic payments for a variety of business expenses. It is similar to a consumer credit card; however, the organization utilizing the P-Card must pay off the card in full each month. As good stewards of tax dollars, FHSD is always identifying additional ways to conserve District resources.  Read more about Francis Howell Use of Purchasing Cards Saves Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
Election
Board of Education Election
Posted on 01/17/2017
Five Francis Howell School District citizens will be vying for three seats on the Board of Education in the April 4, 2017, election. The three-year terms of current Board members Rene Cope, Mark Lafata, and Mike Sommer will expire in April 2017.  Read more about Board of Education Election
Barnwell Students Yield a Great Return in Stock Market Game
Barnwell Students Yield a Great Return in Stock Market Game
Posted on 01/13/2017
The Stock Market Game is an online simulation of global economic markets, and students at Barnwell Middle School are seeing the dividends. It’s an opportunity for students to prepare themselves for financially independent futures.  Read more about Barnwell Students Yield a Great Return in Stock Market Game
Facilities Naming Survey
Facilities Naming Survey
Posted on 01/12/2017
In March 2016, the Board of Education received a request to name a District facility in memory of Rick Pavia. Mr. Pavia was a true Howell person. Please provide your valuable feedback in this survey.  Read more about Facilities Naming Survey
FHSD 2017 Communications Survey
FHSD 2017 Communications Survey
Posted on 01/09/2017
Effective communication is a vital component of the relationship between our District, our schools, our parents, and our community. As part of the continuous community engagement efforts of FHSD, the Communications Department is conducting the annual FHSD Communications Survey.  Read more about FHSD 2017 Communications Survey
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An Open Door – FHSD’s Inaugural Job Fair for Students
Posted on 01/05/2017
On Jan. 11, FHSD high school business departments will be hosting the first annual Job Fair for students at Francis Howell North High School, from 6-8 PM. Employers - and potential employees – are welcome.  Read more about An Open Door – FHSD’s Inaugural Job Fair for Students
Online Registration for Secondary Students to be held Jan. 17 - 24
Online Registration for Secondary Students to be held Jan. 17 - 24
Posted on 01/04/2017
The Francis Howell School District will hold online registration for the 2017-18 school year for secondary students beginning Jan. 17, at 8 AM. Registration will close on Jan. 24, at 11:59 PM.  Read more about Online Registration for Secondary Students to be held Jan. 17 - 24
When the Weather Outside is Frightful, How Do You Know if School Is Closed?
When the Weather Outside is Frightful, How Do You Know if School Is Closed?
Posted on 01/04/2017
As we plan ahead for inclement weather, the Francis Howell School District would like to remind you about our procedures regarding school closures.  Read more about When the Weather Outside is Frightful, How Do You Know if School Is Closed?
FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 School Year
FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 School Year
Posted on 01/03/2017
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) offers rewarding kindergarten programs for children beginning at age five. FHSD Kindergarten emphasizes meeting the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of young children. Readiness skills in language arts, reading, math, music, visual arts, social studies, science, physical education, and health are introduced and taught in a child-centered environment. Children learn to interact and cooperate with one another, and gain self-confidence to be successful learners.  Read more about FHSD Begins Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-18 School Year
Preschool Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year Opens
Preschool Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year Opens
Posted on 01/03/2017
The Francis Howell School District is set to begin preschool registration for the 2017-18 school year. Francis Howell has a quality preschool program that provides excellent social and pre-academic experiences for your children. This programming is housed in each of three Early Childhood Family Education Centers and two of our elementary sites.  Read more about Preschool Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year Opens
Intruder Drill
New FHSD Safety Measures Include Unannounced Intruder Drills
Posted on 01/02/2017
Student safety is always a top priority of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD). The District annually conducts a variety of safety drills including fire, tornado, earthquake and intruder drills. Participation in these safety drills is where most students get directly involved in their own safety. New this year, FHSD will conduct one unannounced intruder drill at each of our schools.   Read more about New FHSD Safety Measures Include Unannounced Intruder Drills
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