December 2011 News
Hunger Score Board
John Weldon Hits Hunger Out of the Park
Posted on 12/27/2011
John Weldon Spectra students hosted its annual food and toy drive the week of December 12-16, which was themed as “Hitting Hunger Out of the Park.”   more
FHSD High School Students Audition for All-State Band
Posted on 12/20/2011
Students from Francis Howell Central (FHC) High School, Francis Howell High School (FHHS) and Francis Howell North (FHN) High School recently auditioned for All-State Band at Hickman High School in Columbia.  more
Taylor Thacker
Student Spotlight: Taylor Thacker
Posted on 12/16/2011
Taylor Thacker, senior at Francis Howell Union (FHU) High School, was recognized as the honorary student representative at the December 15 Board of Education meeting.  more
National Board Certified Teachers
FHSD Announces Newest National Board Certified Teachers
Posted on 12/16/2011
The Francis Howell School District is proud to announce seven teachers have recently earned the highest credential in the teaching profession, National Board Certification.  more
Meritorious Budget Awards Program
FHSD Wins International Award for Budget Excellence
Posted on 12/16/2011
For the sixth consecutive year, the Francis Howell School District has received the Meritorious Budget Award for Excellence from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International.  more
Board Action Report - 12/15/11
Posted on 12/16/2011
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.  more
Saeger Students Participate in the Fall Knowledge Master Open
Posted on 12/15/2011
On Wednesday December 7, thirteen gifted students of the SEGA and Spectra programs at Saeger Middle School competed in the fall 2011 Knowledge Master Open (KMO) competition.  more
Gifted Transition Meeting
Posted on 12/12/2011
The Francis Howell School District will be hosting a Gifted Transition Meeting for parents of gifted 5th and 8th graders on Monday, December 19, 2011 t Saeger Middle School located at 5204 Highway N in Cottleville.  more
PALS Day Program at Independence Elementary
Posted on 12/12/2011
As part of the PALS Day Program at Independence Elementary, Mrs. Ostertags kindergarten class and Ms. Johnsons fifth grade class, teamed up to participate in a community service project.  more
FHC Inducts New Members into Spartan Athletic Hall of Fame
Posted on 12/12/2011
The Francis Howell Central (FHC) Activities Office is proud to announce the 2012 Inaugural Inductees into the Spartan Athletic Hall of Fame.   more
Misconduct Allegations Against Former De Smet and FHSD Employee
Posted on 12/09/2011
Please read the below letter from FHSD Superintendent, Dr. Pam Sloan regarding misconduct allegations against a former De Smet and FHSD Employee.  more
Toys for Soldiers
Castlio Students Create Puzzles for Troops
Posted on 12/09/2011
Castlio's Read, Write and Run students created puzzles for the troops on November 8 in honor of Veteran's Day.  more
Tunes 4 the troops at Saeger Middle School
Posted on 12/08/2011
Students in Shannon Crepps’ Home Base classroom at Saeger Middle School sponsored a service project this fall for the Tunes 4 the Troops organization.  more
Board of Education Candidate Filing Opens Dec. 13
Posted on 12/06/2011
Candidate filing for the April 3, 2012, election to the Francis Howell School District Board of Education opens at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 and continues to 5:00 p.m. on Jan. 17, 2012.  more
FHSD High School Journalism Students Receive Top Awards
Posted on 12/05/2011
Several Francis Howell School District (FHSD) high school journalism students received high rankings and top awards at the fall Journalism Education Association and National Scholastic Press Association (JEA/NSPA) National Convention November 17-20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  more
FHSD Raises Thousands of Dollars for Honor Flight Network
Posted on 12/04/2011
Several schools within the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) have come together and collectively raised $12,144.94 for the St. Louis Chapter of the Honor Flight Network.   more
Civic Leadership Institute
Saeger Students Attend Civic Leadership Institute
Posted on 12/02/2011
Thirty eighth graders from Saeger Middle School attended the Civic Leadership Institute (CLI) in Jefferson City November 10 -12.   more
Braxton Martinez
FHN Baseball Player Commits to St. Louis University
Posted on 12/02/2011
Braxton Martinez, senior standout baseball player at Francis Howell North (FHN) High School, recently made his commitment to play Division I baseball at St. Louis University.  more