Teachers at FHN Get Different Budgets

Teachers at FHN Get Different Budgets

Published: October 24, 2019

Millions of dollars are managed by District Finance every year in order to keep the schools running smoothly. An important part of ...

Buses begin to line up outside in the FHN parking lot as they wait for students to board. Recently the Francis Howell School District has made the decision to get new buses for schools. These buses will be exclusive to the Francis Howell School District and will be in place within the next few months.

FHSD Takes Over Busing From First Student

Published: January 17, 2019

In 2019, the FHSD is currently reviewing the busing system. While they’re looking to change it by possibly renting or buying new...

Over the years, FHN has deteriorated in building strength. Mold has been discovered and the ceilings leak after a rain storm.

Physical State of FHN Building Has District Looking at Options

Published: December 6, 2018

First established as Henderson Junior High, then expanded and renamed FHN in 1986, the building has struggled to keep up with ...

Senor Amber Pryor holds a Prop Learn sign outside of a polling booth on Apr. 13. The FHN Young Democrats stood outside polling
stations in the FHSD area to convince voters to vote in support of the tax levy. Prop Learn failed by a mere 3%, forcing the Board of Education to start thinking of new ways to save money. (Photo submitted)

Prop Learn Fails to Pass

Published: May 3, 2018

In a loss by 627 votes, Proposition Learn failed to pass, leaving the district short on funds. Prop Learn was the third tax lev...

During a board meeting, superintendent Mary Hendricks-Harris, chief communications and community relations officer Matt Deichmann, and chief operations officer Kevin Supple discuss the funding for extracurricular activities if Prop Learn gets passed.

District Introduces New Proposition

Published: March 22, 2018

In an upcoming local election April 3, voters will have the chance to vote on Proposition Learn. Prop Learn is a 48 cent tax l...

Mary Lange speaks at the volunteer committee meeting on Jan. 23. Lange is a canvassing consultant and is leading fundraising with Kevin Supple for the volunteer committee for Prop Learn. She talked about a social media push for educating people on Prop Learn.

FHSD Goes for New Tax Levy, Prop Learn

Published: February 21, 2018

After the failure of both Proposition Y in 2015 and Proposition Howell in 2016, the District will introduce Proposition Learn on the ...

The craft committee sits down to discuss the upcoming meeting for their annual craft fair. The committee is in charge of planning the fair every year.

The Board of Education Works to Bring in More Funds

Published: November 10, 2017

With a balanced budget finally in their hands but two tax levy failures still behind them, the District has turned to alternativ...

District Works to Resolve Mold Problems in FHN

Published: September 25, 2017

Video: Mold was found in three different areas of FHN. Jani Wilkens' room, Melissa Hanrahan's room and a band room. The mold in ...

Superintendent Pam Sloan sits in front of the FHSD Board of Education during an August meeting over district budget cuts after the failure of Prop Y.

School Board Decides Against New Tax Levy

Published: February 10, 2016

On Jan. 21, the school board met for what most suspected would be a fairly routine meeting. They were making one big decision: how...

FHN Takes on a Ten Percent Budget Reduction

FHN Takes on a Ten Percent Budget Reduction

Published: September 23, 2015

After the expiration of the Special Purpose levy, FHSD has made $8.2 million worth of cuts to the district thus far in an eff...

FHSD Projects Budget Deficit

By Priscilla Joel

Published: January 21, 2015

For the upcoming fiscal school year, FHSD is planning to make several cuts to the budget in order to save money since the district is projected to be in at least a $22 million deficit for next year. “We began the conversation with the Board of Education (BOE) when we did our retreat in June and then we had another work session with the Board in ...

Quick Solutions for Safety Issues in School

Quick Solutions for Safety Issues in School

Published: April 17, 2013

Chief Financial Officer and head of the Safety Task Force, Kevin Supple showed a presentation made up of information and recommendations from...