Junior Justin Baniak pays for his lunch after getting his food. The lunchroom has a variety of choices for lunch from nachos to ramen daily. Groups of teachers and students went on trips to research power lunches first hand to figure out how to apply them to FHN. (Photos by Pavan Kolluru)

FHSD Considers Implementing Power Lunches in Upcoming School Year

Published: March 26, 2020

Power lunches have been a point of discussion in recent weeks. It is still up in the air if the three FHSD high schools are i...

FHSD Extends School Closure to April 24 to Slow COVID-19 Spread

FHSD Extends School Closure to April 24 to Slow COVID-19 Spread

Published: March 26, 2020

FHSD and all other St. Charles County schools will be closed through April 24 to help contain COVID-19. All athletic and after-...

Students walk around the campus of St. Charles Community College (SCC), making their way to their classes for the day. SCC is a two year public community college which allows students to attend for $3,768 a year. The school offers associate degrees in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields as well as workforce training and community-based personal and professional development.

FHSD Starts New Early College Program Through SCC

Published: February 20, 2020

The Francis Howell School District will be expanding an “early college” program in the 2020-21 school year, allowing stud...

FHSD New Drug Policy Pushes Students to Recovery

FHSD New Drug Policy Pushes Students to Recovery

Published: October 3, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, the district introduced a new policy regarding the penalty for substance related offenses. ...

[From left to right] Head Principal Nathan Hostetler poses with Howell of Fame Inductee Donna Malkmus. Two District representatives, Deanna Kruse and Adam Corbitt, presented Malkmus with the honor.

Chemistry Teacher Donna Malkmus Inducted to the Howell of Fame

Published: April 4, 2019

The 2019 school year marks Chemistry Teacher Donna Malkmus’ thirty-fourth year in the Francis Howell School District, her fir...

Ree Ann Noah poses for her a picture at her computer. Noah is Support Staff
Member of the Year. She is Dr. Nathan Hostetler’s secretary and deals with making appointments, organizing substitute teachers and overseeing Hostetler’s schedule.

Rae Ann Noah Wins FHN Support Staff Member of the Year

Published: February 22, 2019

During the all school pep assembly on Jan. 8, Rae Ann Noah was announced as support staff member of the year. Currently, Noah serves a...

History teacher Sean Fowler receives his Teacher of the Year Award from Head Principal Nathan Hostetler. Before Fowler received his award, Hostetler introduced him in a speech listing off his accomplishments, followed by an eruption of applause from the faculty and student body.

History Teacher Sean Fowler Announced as FHN Teacher of the Year

Published: February 13, 2019

During the Snowcoming pep assembly on Feb. 8, history teacher Sean Fowler was announced as Teacher of the Year for FHN. Following ...

StuCo Vice President Juan Alega and StuCo Brendan Gannon discuss items in the new StuCo sponsored spirit store, The Armory. This store will open on Jan. 29, after almost a year of planning.

FHN StuCo to Open New Spirit Store in the Commons on Jan. 29

Published: January 28, 2019

FHN StuCo is kicking off the new semester with a new addition to the FHN Community. StuCo, is proud of it’s growing communi...

Caroline Blanke Helps Plan the International Festival

Caroline Blanke Helps Plan the International Festival

Published: November 28, 2018

This year, the mission of NCNAA, which is part of StuCo, has decided to host an International Festival on Nov. 29 in the Comm...

Community members were invited to a community movie

FHN Administration Uses a New Sense of Community and a Positive Mindset to Build an FHN Community

Published: October 3, 2018

The administration at FHN entered the new school year keeping a couple key virtues in mind: trust and optimism, believing tha...

To start the new school year, Dr. Nathan Hostetler initiated new policies, bringing an end to the Escort policy that started at the end of last year.

FHN Reaches to Enforce Policies in a New Way

Published: September 18, 2018

To start the year off fresh, new Head Principal, Dr. Nathan Hostetler not only enforced new policies, but transformed the way these p...

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...