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Francis Howell's Bryce Kazmaier competes in javelin throw at Holt High School on Saturday, April 3, 2021, in Wentzville, Mo. Michael Gulledge, Special to STLhighschoolsports.com

Setting the Precedent

Libby De La O April 9, 2021

By breaking the state record for high school javelin throw at 64.32 meters, over 4.5 meters past the old record, senior Bryce Kazmaier set the precedent for javelin throwing in the state and now holds...

Underclassmen yet to take high school finals due to law modifying school calendar

Underclassmen yet to take high school finals due to law modifying school calendar

Brooke Jacquin March 4, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year was set to start Aug. 24, due to the new state law which established that school starts no earlier than 10 days before the first Monday of September. This caused the end of semester...

FHSD NEW QUARANTINE GUIDELINES

FHSD NEW QUARANTINE GUIDELINES

Dr. Nathan Hoven, FHSD Superintendent December 14, 2020

Nov. 24, MODIFIED QUARANTINE UPDATE FHSD Staff and Families: Today, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health issued modified quarantine protocols for K-12 schools regarding quarantines in...

Twisted traditions: how Covid-19 has changed Viking's holiday traditions

Twisted traditions: how Covid-19 has changed Viking’s holiday traditions

Lillie Morisaki November 23, 2020

With the holiday season coming up, Vikings are seeing the effects that COVID-19 has on their usual traditions.  Vikings are taking precautions to ensure that their family stays safe. “I usually...

Mark Malawey, the teacher who coined

Mark Malawey, the teacher who coined “It’s a great day to be a viking,” set to retire after 2020-21 school year

Cooper Traluch November 19, 2020

“It’s a great day to be a Viking.” A phrase heard by many each school year but whose origin is often overlooked.  “After I got hired, the first thing I said to my administrator was how, ‘It’s...

Students end a COVID riddled first quarter

Students end a COVID riddled first quarter

Lillie Morisaki November 15, 2020

Vikings made it through the first quarter finding many changes from the previous year. The obvious addition of masks and social distancing, missing out on usual activities, an increase in stress, and even...

Government students cast votes in student election

Government students cast votes in student election

Lillie Morisaki November 9, 2020

Students were given the opportunity to cast their vote in their government classes, even if they weren’t 18. They were given ballots similar to ones in the real election.  Out of the 663 students...

Assistant principal Mike Parker leads school through COVID-19 protocol

Assistant principal Mike Parker leads school through COVID-19 protocol

Maya Nordeen November 9, 2020

Now that first quarter has come and gone, Assistant principal and COVID coordinator Mike Parker makes just how well Howell has handled this pandemic clear.  Parker’s role as COVID coordinator is...

Viking softball players wear shirts in support of coach

Viking softball players wear shirts in support of coach

Lillie Morisaki October 23, 2020

SPED para Todd Mueller and his family are on a journey to adopt. The Muellers are active in the Howell community, Mueller coaches JV softball and varsity boys volleyball, and his wife, Chelsea Mueller,...

District seeks new employees in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

District seeks new employees in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

Julie Wilmes October 23, 2020

On their morning commute, students have been noticing a sign announcing the district is hiring.  The district has had many open spots available for full or part time work with competitive wages and...

NHS completes teacher appreciation week

NHS completes teacher appreciation week

Isabella Giacalone October 22, 2020

Teacher appreciation week occured Oct. 12-17. NHS members have spent two weeks planning for it.  “The themes for the days are what we have traditionally used in years’ past. We are working on coming...

Howell Activities Network gives students opportunity to watch sports from home

Howell Activities Network gives students opportunity to watch sports from home

Maddie Ellis-Dobelmann October 21, 2020

Howell has created a virtual platform to view different sports if people are not able to physically be at the games: the Howell Activities Network.  “This is a new opportunity that I started so that...

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