August 2016 News

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Shooting for the STARS – Two Francis Howell North Seniors graduate from 2016 STARS program
Posted on 08/26/2016
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is proud to announce that two budding scientists from Francis Howell North High School (FHN), James Dohrman and Lavanya Kolluru, have successfully completed the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists program (STARS) at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.   more about Shooting for the STARS – Two Francis Howell North Seniors graduate from 2016 STARS program
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FHSD Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars Announced by The College Board
Posted on 08/24/2016
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through AP courses and exams with the “AP Scholar Awards.” The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) had 233 juniors and seniors that earned this prestigious award for 2015-16.   more about FHSD Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars Announced by The College Board
FHSD to Host Parent University Sept. 10
FHSD to Host Parent University Sept. 10
Posted on 08/22/2016
The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is partnering with community organizations and our internal professionals to offer Parent University, a morning of free sessions to equip families with new or additional skills, knowledge, and resources on a variety of topics related to raising happy, healthy, successful children. Parent University will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Saeger Middle School in Cottleville. Registration and a vendor fair will start at 8:00 AM, with sessions from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM.  more about FHSD to Host Parent University Sept. 10
Enroll in FHSD Preschool
Enroll in FHSD Preschool
Posted on 08/22/2016
FHSD has a quality preschool program that provides excellent social and pre-academic experiences for your children. This program is housed at three Early Childhood Family Education Centers and two of our elementary sites. Francis Howell Preschool offers both Half Day and Full Day programming to meet the needs of our community. The Preschool Program is committed to offering children experiences that stimulate a child’s intellectual, physical, social and emotional learning to ensure that all children reach their full potential. Our curriculum is aligned with elementary curriculum to provide a strong foundation for success in school.  more about Enroll in FHSD Preschool
FHC Spartan Football at FHC Fall Festival
Fostering Leadership Through Sports – FHSD High Schools named MSHSAA Leadership Schools
Posted on 08/19/2016
All three Francis Howell School District (FHSD) high school athletic programs were recently named “Leadership Schools” by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA), the governing body of high school sports in the state. It’s an award created to honor sportsmanship and leadership in school. And if it’s something that FHSD sports has been known to exhibit, it is sportsmanship.  more about Fostering Leadership Through Sports – FHSD High Schools named MSHSAA Leadership Schools
Board Action Report 08/18/16
Board Action Report 08/18/16
Posted on 08/18/2016
Stay informed about the recent Board of Education actions.   more about Board Action Report 08/18/16
Independence students cheer at the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart Awards Assembly
Independence Elementary Among Top 10 Fundraising Schools for American Heart Association
Posted on 08/17/2016
Independence Elementary, part of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) and a National School of Character, is never shy to show its philanthropic nature. The school’s staff, students, and parents have partnered many times to raise money for various charities, and have performed other service activities that have brightened the lives of so many around them. But if proof is what you need in order to congratulate these youngsters and their parents, and the teachers and staff who inspire them to build ever greater character, then being named a Top 10 School in Missouri for donations raised for the American Heart Association might be testimony.  more about Independence Elementary Among Top 10 Fundraising Schools for American Heart Association
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Central Elementary's Christopher Campbell Recognized as Y.E.S. Stellar Alumnus
Posted on 08/10/2016
Francis Howell doesn’t only have stellar students, but also stellar teachers as well! One of them is Christopher Campbell, who teaches third grade at Central Elementary. Last month he received recognition as one of the Stellar Alumni from the Youth Exploring Science Program (Y.E.S.) at the St. Louis Science Center.  more about Central Elementary's Christopher Campbell Recognized as Y.E.S. Stellar Alumnus
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FHSD Recognized for Bus Safety
Posted on 08/09/2016
The buses that safely transport students of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) every day will display a special new sticker starting in August, after earning the “Total Fleet Excellence” distinction for 2016. The stickers indicate excellence in the overall maintenance and reliability of the District’s bus fleet. The distinction is determined by the Missouri State Highway Patrol based on the results of the annual school bus inspection, a program conducted by the Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division.   more about FHSD Recognized for Bus Safety
Students are welcomed back in FHSD on the first day of school.
Today is the Day - First Day of School in FHSD
Posted on 08/09/2016
It’s a day of smiles, and it’s a day of tears. It’s a day for that first hello to long-lost friends (or at least friends lost over the summer), and it’s a day for first goodbyes from a parent to a child. It’s the first day of school in the Francis Howell School District (FHSD), and it’s a day students and teachers, as well as parents and administrators, have been waiting for. It’s another chance to shine, another chance to grow. Today is the day.  more about Today is the Day - First Day of School in FHSD
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Vacation Station is "Moving Forward"
Posted on 08/08/2016
A dedicated group of FHSD Vacation Station students showed determination throughout the summer months and trained hard for the running program “Moving Forward.” Moving Forward celebrated its fourth annual 5k race on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at the Francis Howell North running track.  more about Vacation Station is "Moving Forward"
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Transition Day Welcomes Sixth and Ninth-Graders to New School Year
Posted on 08/08/2016
The new school year marks the beginning of another chapter for students, especially for sixth and ninth-graders, as they will walk down unknown hallways on their first day of middle and high school. For FHSD students, however, getting used to the new environment is made a little easier during Transition Day. This year students had the chance to get a first look at their new school buildings during FHSD Transition Day on Aug. 4, 2016.   more about Transition Day Welcomes Sixth and Ninth-Graders to New School Year
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