September 2018 News

Nurse Hilner with FHSD Superintendent and Board of Education
Barnwell Nurse Springs into Action During Emergency
Posted on 09/20/2018
When Barnwell Middle School Nurse Christy Hilner showed up for work on August 23, 2018, she expected it to be business as usual. Little did she know that her life-saving skills would soon be put to the test.  Read more about Barnwell Nurse Springs into Action During Emergency
Principal Tim Schoelle with Caroline Woodland
Castlio Student Raises Money for Backpack Program
Posted on 09/20/2018
While it’s not unusual to see a summer lemonade stand on the tree-lined streets of St. Charles, it is unusual for all of the proceeds to be donated to help other children. That’s exactly what Castlio fifth grader Caroline Woodland did after she saw a need in her own school. “I raised money from lemonade stands and bake sales for the backpack program, and we also used a GoFundMe account,” said the 10-year-old entrepreneur. “My friend, she had to use the backpack program, they get food that’s easy to make and eat and it made me feel good to help her.”  Read more about Castlio Student Raises Money for Backpack Program
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Board Action Report 09/20/18
Posted on 09/20/2018
Stay informed about recent Board of Education actions.   Read more about Board Action Report 09/20/18
Players from FHHS football team visit Carter Hinkle in the hospital.
#CourageousCarter – Carter Hinkle Receives Support from FHHS and FHMS
Posted on 09/18/2018
The daily life of a new high school freshman can be challenging. Balancing homework and extra-curricular activities on top of a personal and family life can be difficult for anyone. But for Carter Hinkle, a freshman at Francis Howell High School, there is all of that and a much bigger challenge - fighting a battle against cancer.  Read more about #CourageousCarter – Carter Hinkle Receives Support from FHHS and FHMS
FHHS Marching Band on Football Field
FHSD Offers Free Athletic Passes to Senior Citizens
Posted on 09/17/2018
The Francis Howell School District offers an athletics pass to District residents age 60 and older. The Golden Athletics Pass provides free admission to home athletic events in FHSD. Passes cannot be used for state playoff competitions or district tournaments.  Read more about FHSD Offers Free Athletic Passes to Senior Citizens
Third grade teacher Kelsey Niemeier with students at Central Elementary
A Surprise Gift for a New Teacher
Posted on 09/13/2018
Kelsey Niemeier is a new third grade teacher at Central Elementary, and the first year as a teacher can be challenging. A new job, new students, new coworkers, and a new classroom that might not have all of the materials needed. This month KSDK Channel 5 has been visiting area schools, and providing teachers with additional classroom supplies to help them be successful. Recently they visited Ms. Niemeier’s class to present her with a document camera, here is that video from Today in St. Louis.  Read more about A Surprise Gift for a New Teacher
Principal Dr. Jennette Barker with students at Henderson Book Tasting
Henderson Book Tasting
Posted on 09/11/2018
The line to get into the new hot spot stretched out the door and down the hallway. “Hello sir, how many are in your party? Six? Wonderful, you’re in for a treat,” said the cheerful hostess. As the party of Henderson fifth graders made their way to a table in the Learning Commons, plates of tasty books were being carried out and set in front of the eager students. “This week our fifth graders are getting a taste of new books,” said one of the servers, Principal Dr. Jennette Barker. “There was a long wait, and they were hungry. One student told me she was starving for a good book!”  Read more about Henderson Book Tasting
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Change to Board of Education Meeting Times
Posted on 09/10/2018
The Francis Howell School District Board of Education meets each month to conduct business meetings. New for this school year, the times and sequence of FHSD Board meetings have been changed to allow Board members to discuss work session items prior to the regular meeting.  Read more about Change to Board of Education Meeting Times
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Francis Howell Alumni and Education Foundation to Host Trivia Night on Oct. 5
Posted on 09/05/2018
On Friday, October 5, 2018, join the Francis Howell School District Alumni Association and Education Foundation for the “Howell of a Good Time” Trivia Night. Bring your thinking cap, wear school spirit wear or jersey, and enjoy a great time while you help raise money for a good cause. Proceeds will benefit Early Childhood Education scholarships and the Foundation.  Read more about Francis Howell Alumni and Education Foundation to Host Trivia Night on Oct. 5
Aaron Pearson from Bryan Middle School Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award
Aaron Pearson from Bryan Middle School Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award
Posted on 09/04/2018
Aaron Pearson, a teacher at Bryan Middle School, has been nominated for the 2018-19 LifeChanger of the Year award. A Spectra teacher who works with students in the District’s gifted program, Pearson was nominated by students for his continuing support and for creating a comfortable and stimulating classroom environment. “Before I came to his class, I was shy in public and didn’t feel needed,” one of his nominators said. “He showed us that it’s okay to be ourselves and that we are perfect just the way we are.”  Read more about Aaron Pearson from Bryan Middle School Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award
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FHSD to Host Community Appliance & Electronics Recycling Event on Oct. 6
Posted on 09/01/2018
The Francis Howell School District, in partnership with Nilo-Tech E-Cycling, will be hosting a community-wide appliance and electronics recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the FHSD Burbes Service Center located at 4606 Central School Road, St. Charles, MO 63304.  Read more about FHSD to Host Community Appliance & Electronics Recycling Event on Oct. 6
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