The Viking Insider
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Howell Sports Programs Recognized As 5th Best In State
Congratulations to our student-athletes, coaches, and parents for all of their efforts this year. For the 2014-15 school year the FHHS sports programs have been ranked the 5th best in the state of Missouri by Niche. Niche ranks high school sports programs for more than 9500 high schools across the country.
A component of the Viking Standard strategic plan for the FHHS Activities Department for the 15-16 school year is to have the #1 Activities Department in the state and to be ranked nationally.
You can click on the link below to see the state rankings for 2015.
Connor Flynn & Kelli Fisher Recognized For Sportsmanship
Coach Wood To Take College Coaching Position
Choir Has Great Weekend At State Solo & Enseble Contests
Congratulations are in order for the Francis Howell High School Choir students who received honors for their performances at the recent Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) All-State Solo and Ensemble Contests.Twenty individual FHHS Choir students participated in the annual MSHSAA State Music Festival on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. This event is designed for high school students to perform meticulously prepared music for a certified judge for an overall rating on Fundamental Technique and Musical Effect. The rating system is based on a 5-point system: I=Exemplary, II=Outstanding, III=Good, IV=Fair and V=Poor.
The following FHHS Choir students had standout solo and small group performances on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the All-State Solo and Ensemble competition for the 2015 MSHSAA Music Festival, held this past weekend at the University of Missouri-Columbia:
Superior 1 Rating
Vocal Soloists – Lauren Bellamy, Emmy Robertson and Kenzie Sheehy
Girls Sextet: Aly Aherron, Madi Jackson, Lydia Frederick, Kayla Thuet, Macie Parker, Gillian SteenoGirls Chamber Double Quartet: Allison Schult, Erin Hediger, Jenny Moreno, Emily Scherbring, Sarah Mason, Alex Janssen, Jenna Hutfless, Emmy Robertson
Excellent 2 Rating
Vocal Soloists – Rachel Anthonis, Rebekah Anthonis, Erin Hediger, and Kirra WilsonGirls Quartet: Jenna Hutfless, Alex Janssen, Sarah Mason and Jenny Moreno
Grantham Named 2015 Post Dispatch Scholar Athlete
Congratulations to Ryan Grantham for being named the 2015 Francis Howell Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete. Ryan is currently ranked 7th of 426 in the senior class. During his time at FHHS Ryan has participated in soccer, basketball, baseball, DECA, FCA, FBLA, NHS, and Viking Edge. Ryan plans on attending Mizzou and majoring in business and journamlism. To read more abour Ryan and his scholar athlete award please click this link - http://www.stltoday.com/sports/high-school/schools-d-through-j/collection_db781986-f29c-11e4-a7f6-fb2b0737d457.html
Boys Golf Finishes 2nd At Districts, Advances To State Sectionals
Individual District Results:
Blake Porter - (1st)
Matt Hunt - (8th)
Dylan Marcelle - (9th)
Nathan Dallas - (9th)
Murphy Hamer - (19th)
FHHS Winter Sports Receive Scholastic Achievement Awards
At FHHS our student-participants are truly students first. Congratulations to the following winter sports for being awarded MSHSAA Scholastic Achievement Awards. The awards are given based on program cumulative GPA's during the semester they are participating in.
Girls Varsity Basketball - 3.42
Girls Varsity Dance - 3.31
Girls Varsity Swimming and Diving - 3.44
Boys Varsity Basketball - 3.12
Girls Varsity Cheerleading - 3.20
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