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Golden Girls Win Back To Back State Championships

On Saturday night the Golden Girls won the Class 6 Missouri Dance State Championship at St. Charles Family Arena. The GG's took home first in both hip-hop and lyrical jazz categories to clinch back to back State Championships. The Golden Girls were coming off of 2 "Top 10" Nationonal Peformances at UDA Nationals. The Golden Girls have now won three of the past four Class 6 Missouri Dance State Championships and six in program history. Congratulations to our GG's, staff and parents on a great season!

Golden Girl State Champion Teams:







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Howell Programs Win 4 State Championships In 7 Days

It has been a great week for our Vikings. Over the course of the past seven days our Vikings have won four State Championships. This winter is quickly becoming one of the most successful in school history. Below you can find our winter State Champions. Congrats to all of our winter programs for their accomplishments both in and out of sport.

Winter State Champions

Girls Swim 200 Free Relay - Emma Brabham, Madison Nguyen, Natalie Nguyen, Reagan Cathcart

Wrestling 152 lbs - Peter Enos

Wrestling 195 lbs - Jack Flynn

Dance - Golden Girls

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Ganon Evans Wins Mr. Viking

Congratulations to Ganon Evans on winning the 2018 Mr. Viking! The Mr. Viking contest is put on each year by our very own Viking Way. Congratulations to all of our 2018 participants on a great night of performances.
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Cheer Volunteers With Special Olympics

The Howell Cheer program recently volunteered with the Howell Special Olympics to help students learn new skills and to build great relationships through cheerleading. Our cheerleaders had a great time teaching and supporting all that were in attendance. Thank you to our cheerleaders for giving back in our community!
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Howell Hosts Class 5 District 4 Basketball Tournament

This week Francis Howell High School is hosting the Class 5 District 4 Basketball Tournament. Both the girls and boys programs received the #1 seed in the tournament and are trying to advance to the State Sectionals. We encourage all Viking fans to get out and support our programs this week as the look to earn district titles. All games this week are MSHSAA sponsored events. Admission is $5 to all games at Howell and no passes can be accepted. You can find the schedule for the remainder of the week below. Good luck or our boys and girls programs.

Monday 2/26

Howell v Marquette - 5pm (Girls)

Eureka v Lafayette - 7pm (Girls)

Tuesday 2/27

Howell v Lafayette - 5pm (Boys)

Eureka v Marquette - 7pm (Boys)

Friday 3/2

Girls District Championship - 5pm

Boys District Championship - 7pm

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Unland Recognized By National Football Foundation

Congratulations to Howell senior Josh Unland for being recognized by the St. Louis Chapter of the National Football Foundation as a Scholar-Athlete. Josh not only had success on the field but also in the classroom. Congratulations to Josh for his academic and football success this season.

Howell Spring Production Announced - Rodgers & Hammerstein's Broadway Musical Cinderella

The Howell Award Winning Limelight Theatre is excited to announce our 2018 spring production: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Broadway musical Cinderella.

This Tony Award-winning musical has a traditional setting with a modern twist. Cinderella still lives with her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, but this time she’s a strong, socially-minded woman. This heroine will challenge Prince Topher to see his kingdom through her eyes and help him to find his place as its King.

Our cast will include: Jale Evans, Erin Zhang, Allison Schulz, Chloee Rudolph, Marissa Gibbons, Tino Bono, Christopher Mosher, Nick Brock, Kaden Liddell, Connor Jaeckle, Blake Jenkins, and many others.

For this production, our Stage Manager is Kyleigh Holman, Assistant Stage Manager is Jacob Abernathy, and Choreographer is Lynsey Putnam. Technical Crews will be led by: Madisyn Johnson, Kameron Reckert, Grace Nicolay, Gaby Colberg, Megan Andrews, Taylor Rosansky, Lauren Fennewald, Dena Russom, Mary Bellm, Sarah Bellm, Lily Ramsay, Shayna Crosby, and Sydney Gibson.

Performances will be April 12-14. The doors open at 6:30 pm and the curtain rises at 7:00 pm each night. Tickets are available at the door for $10.

For more information contact Mr. Edward Cole, Theatre Director, at

Matt Bahan Accepts KU Self Engineering Fellowship

Congrats to Matt Bahan for being accepted to the KU Self Engineering Fellowship program. As part of his application process he presented on the Viking Leadership Academy & his leadership involvement. The goal of the Self Engineering Fellowship is to develop passionate engineering and computer science graduates who are strongly goal-oriented and who bring the business skills and vision needed to guide the technology-based corporations of tomorrow. Congratulations to Matt on a great accomplishment!
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Winter Guard Competes At WGI Chicago Regional

Our Howell Winter Guard is off to a strong start to the season. Our Vikings traveled to compete in the WGI Chicago Regional in Naperville, Illinois over the weekend. You can view their prelim performance below. Congratulations to this hard working group on their strong start to the season!
Francis Howell High School Winter Guard 2018
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Girls Swim State Championship 200 Free Relay Sets State Record

The Girls Swim program finished in the Final Four for the first time over in program history just over a weekend ago. One of the standout performances was the State Championship 200 Free Relay that set a new state record. For Vikings fans that were unable to see it live you can view the State Championship relay below. Congratulations to our girls swimmers on a great season.
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Vikings Perform At FHSD Night Of Jazz

The Howell Jazz Band performed last week at the FHSD Night of Jazz. Our very talented jazz musicians combined with jazz bands from FHC and FHN. Thank you to all that attended this great event.
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JV Basketball Programs Finish Season On Strong Note

Congratulations to our JV Boys and JV Girls basketball programs on great seasons. The future looks very bright for both of the programs that were a combined 36-5 on the season. Thank you to our JV players, coaches and parents for a great season.

FHSD Finance Facts

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Tradition Lives Here

242 GAC Championships

151 District Championships

72 Final Four Appearances

26 State Championships