Shelly Parks Named Missouri Teacher of the Year

Published: August 28, 2018

 On August 28, Shelly Parks was announced as the Missouri State Teacher of the Year in a surprise assembly during the school day. The assembly was held between second and third hour in the large gym. The whole student bo...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Vice President Rene Cope and Director Mike Sommer sit together with other members of the board, discussing effects of Prop Howell failing to pass. The board members discuss the different cuts that the district may need to make for the 17-18 year.

Why Did Prop Howell Fail?

Published: December 14, 2016

Millions of Americans held their breath during the presidential election on Nov. 8, but teachers, students and parents in FHSD aw...

The Search Concludes

The Search Concludes

Published: February 10, 2016

The Board of Education’s search for a replacement to take over the superintendent position after Pam Sloan retires at the end...

Normandy transfers students to FHSD

Normandy transfers students to FHSD

Published: July 4, 2013

After a Missouri Supreme Court Ruling, Normandy School District has chosen FHSD as the school district it will bus students to. ...

Francis Howell status update on necessary improvement on standardized tests

Published: September 21, 2011

For the sixth year in a row, FHSD has failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on standardized tests. This is in accordance to state standards under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). “It’s hard to put all that energy and effort into something,” Chief Academic Officer Mary Hendricks-Harris said. “Then to have to send a letter out to say we ...