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Failure of Proposition Howell Causes Negative Impacts on the District

Failure of Proposition Howell Causes Negative Impacts on the District

November 30
Filed under Features, Showcase, Videos

On Nov. 8 residents living within the Francis Howell School District borders were asked to approve Proposition Howell, a 60 cent tax increase that would better the district as a whole after numerous budget cuts. In the end, the proposition failed, and the district now faces even more cuts such as trans...

More Funds For More Opportunities [EDITORIAL]

More Funds For More Opportunities [EDITORIAL]

By On Behalf of the Editorial Board
October 28
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

On the Nov. 8 ballot, St. Charles County voters have the decision whether to support the new tax levy named Proposition Howell or not. FHSD first brought up the idea of the new tax levy after the previous proposition for a tax levy known as Prop Y failed back in August 2015. This time, FHSD has been trying to g...

Editorial: Computers for All

Editorial: Computers for All

By fhntoday editorial board
December 17
Filed under North Star, Paper Day

The district is currently thinking about purchasing devices such as laptops and tablets for every student in FHSD for the 2016-2017 school year. The district should buy these devices to be available for students because it can have a very positive impact on their education. For example, teachers would be able to assign homework, reading, and assignmen...

A Day of Graduation – FHSD Schools Class of 2013 Graduation Time Lapses [Videos]

A Day of Graduation – FHSD Schools Class of 2013 Graduation Time Lapses [Videos]

By Jon Doty
June 2
Filed under Videos

On Sunday, June 2nd, hundreds of Seniors from the Francis Howell School District graduated at Lindenwood University. It was there, that the class of 2013 walked down the stadium, to obtain their high school deploma. Below are a series of time lapses created throughout the day, for each of the Howell...

Governor’s Idea for Missouri Schools

Governor’s Idea for Missouri Schools

By Chandler Pentecost
February 8
Filed under Showcase

Gov. Jay Nixon plans to add six days to the 174 day minimum school year. View the Full Article...

Three teachers are awarded the high standard in teaching

Three teachers are awarded the high standard in teaching

By Daniel Bodden
January 16
Filed under News, Paper Day

“I remember I was sitting in my room with my three-year-old,” White, who was certified in English, said. “When I finally logged in and saw the results, I cried.” The National Board Certified teachers (NBCTs) had to submit four detailed portfolios by March 31 which included reflections an...

Nationwide law brings healthy eating to FHSD lunches

Nationwide law brings healthy eating to FHSD lunches

By Nick Ponche
September 11
Filed under News, Paper Day

The Problem A number of changes have been made to the school lunch menu this year. Grilled cheese sandwiches and pudding are gone, salads and hummus have filled the sides bar. French fries are being served in fewer meals, and tater tots are gone altogether. “They need to bring the fries and tate...

Tweaking the Calendar for 2013-2014

Tweaking the Calendar for 2013-2014

By Aurora Blanchard
September 11
Filed under News, Paper Day

Two-Year Calendar It’s been a little over a year since the elementary, middle, and high school calendars merged to save money on bus transportation. The current calendar consists of a 10-day fall break, 10-day winter break, and two-week spring break. A calendar committee will propose a new ac...

Rivals: Boys Volleyball to take on Spartans

April 14
Filed under Boys Volleyball, Spring Sports, Varsity

  Natasha Kozak | Contributor | April 14, 2011 Tonight, the Varsity boys Volleyball team will be playing the Francis Howell Central Spartans. The team is very confident about their rivalry game after spending the past few practices preparing for the match. They come into this game with a record ...

Decision: 2011

Decision: 2011

April 5
Filed under News, Showcase

More than 22,000 people came out to vote for who they thought could best take the Francis Howell School District in the right direction during these troubling times. Here is who they picked: Mike Sommer (17.91%) Mike Hoehn (14.93%) Mark Lafata (16.14%) All three of the elected candidates w...

FHNtoday.com Meet the Candidates Night

FHNtoday.com Meet the Candidates Night

March 4
Filed under Showcase

Tonight at 7 p.m. FHNtoday.com will be hosting the 2011 Meet the Candidates night at the Administration building. This open forum event is open to the public and will allow voters to become more familiar with the candidates for the elections on April 5.  The event will allow patrons to submit questions to the candidat...

District transportation affecting calendar

September 29
Filed under News

One of the lasting legacies of the late Schuster administration has since developed into the new Sloan administration’s most controversial proposal. Last Nov., then Superintendent Renee Schuster commissioned an exploratory task force to delve into possible money-saving options for the 2011-2012 school year...

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