Community Education

Community EdThe Francis Howell School District launched a Community Education Program with the purpose of enriching the lives of FHSD citizens by providing quality, affordable educational opportunities and activities for the adults in our community.

The Community Education Program is paid for by participant registration fees.                                        

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2018 Spring Community Education Classes
*Must be 14 years or older to participate in Community Education classes.


Practical Parent Talk: Raising Responsible, Caring, and Confident Kids
DATES: April 16 and 23
TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Francis Howell Middle School Library
COST: $25

Practical Parent Talk: Responsible, Caring, and Confident Kids is a comprehensive class featuring The Parent Talk System developed by master educator and author, Chick Moorman. The class will be taught by educator and certified instructor, Kathy Salazar.

The System is a style of communicating with children ages 2-18 that creates emotionally healthy relationships. Parents will learn a set of highly effective verbal strategies to:

  1. Eliminate their child’s negative, bothersome, unwanted or inappropriate behaviors
  2. Increase their child's cooperation and decrease power struggles
  3. Teach responsibility and hold their children accountable for their behavior
  4. Build self-confidence and healthy self-esteem in their children
  5. Effectively and respectfully express frustration and other strong emotions


Hollenbeck Small Gym: April 10, 19, 24, 26; May 3, 8, 17, 22
Fairmount Multi-Purpose Gym: April 12, 17; May 1, 10, 15
TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
COST: $40.00 per participant 

PILOXING® is a non-stop cardio fusion of standing Pilates, boxing, and dance that will push you past your limits! It incorporates cutting-edge research and fitness techniques to burn maximum calories, build lean muscle, and increase stamina. The 60-minute program uniquely blends the power, speed, and agility of boxing with the targeted sculpting and flexibility of Pilates. This is a barefoot class (flexible soled cross-training shoes optional). These techniques are also supplemented by the use of weighted gloves (optional), further toning the arms and maximizing cardiovascular health. Add to that fun dance moves and you have a muscle- toning, fat-burning workout that will make you feel physically and mentally empowered! 

Cancellation Fee
All registration cancellations are subject to a $2.50 refund fee. Registrations canceled within 5 days of the first class are not eligible for a refund.


Teach a Community Education Class
If you are interested in teaching a class, please fill out and submit the Community Education Proposal Form.



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