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Girls Golf Wins Back To Back District Championships

The Girls Golf program continues to have a strong season. Last Monday the program won the District Championship at Crescent Farms Golf Course. The win on Monday made it back to back District Championships for the girls golf program. Our Lady Vikings will now travel to Bolivar, Missouri on Monday to compete in the State Sectional. You can view a list of our District Medalists below and a short highlight video from the District Tournament as well. Good luck to Girls Golf at the State Sectional!

District Tournament Medalists

Kylee Hormuth - 3rd

Sydney Rogers - 6th

Hannah Inchiostro - 8th

Girls Golf District Champions
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Girls Tennis Medals Four At Individual Districts, Cherukuru Advances To State Sectionals

The Girls Tennis program had a great day at the individual district tennis matches on Friday and Saturday at Timberland High School. The program brought home four medalists and our very own Geethika Cherukuru finished second and will advance to the State Sectionals. Congratulations to all of our District Tennis medalists and good luck to Geethika as she advances to the State Sectionals!

Individual District Tennis Medalists

Geethika Cherukuru - 2nd in Singles (State Sectional Qualifier)

Olivia Pinzke - 3rd in Singles

Grace Juan & Mikayla Midgett - 3rd in Doubles

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Girls Cross Country Wins 5th Straight Conference Championship & 9th Out Of The Past 10 Years

It is safe to say that the Girls Cross Country program at Howell has had much success. On Thursday afternoon the program won its fifth straight conference championship. The championship also happened to be its ninth in the past ten years. The Lady Vikings had four medalists which helped pace the way for the conference championship. Sarah Russom turned in the top performance of the day by bringing home first place. You can view a list of the medalists below. Congratulations to the Girls Cross Country program and good luck at Districts!

Varsity Girls XC Conference Medalists

Sarah Russom - 1st

Michaela Flynn - 2nd

Alexis Edgar - 4th

Ashleigh Martin - 9th

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Boys Cross Country Wins Back To Back Conference Championships

The Boys Cross Country program had a dominate day at the Conference Cross Country meet on Thursday. Our Vikings won the conference championship to make it back to back conference championships for the first time in program history and also medaled five on its way to the historic win. Nick Cimmarusti led the way with a first place finish for the second straight year. Below you can find a list of all of our Boys Cross Country conference medalists. Congratulations to these young men and good luck at Districts!

Varsity Boys XC Medalists

Nick Cimmarusti - 1st

Lucas Wright - 3rd

Brady Evans - 5th

Blake Panagos - 6th

Deivydas Hermanas - 11th

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JV Cross Country Medals 12, Girls Win Conference Championship

The JV Boys and Girls Cross Country teams had a great day at the conference meet. The two programs finished with a combined twelve medalists. The girls program brought home a commanding first place finish in the meet. Audrey Zander and Tyson Murphy both finished first in the JV meet with strong performances. Congratulations to both programs and to the conference meet medalists below.

JV Girls XC Conference Medalists

Audrey Zander - 1st

Kelly McLaughlin - 4th

Megan Gluck - 5th

Sofia Andreasen - 6th

Anna Brady - 8th

Katelyn Bigard - 10th

Meghan Bonham - 11th

Lucy Grier - 13th

JV Boys XC Conference Medalists

yson Murphy - 1st

Chase Nordgaarden - 8th

Caleb West - 11th

Michael Herman - 13th

Mandatory Winter Meet The Coaches Set For October 23rd

The 2019 winter season "Meet the Coaches" has been set for October 23rd. Eligibility paperwork turn in will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the high school commons with the meeting portion of the evening beginning at 6:00 p.m. All eligibility paperwork must be complete to be turned in. All students participating in a winter MSHSAA sponsored activity must have this completed prior to the first day of winter sports on November 4th. It is recommended that all paperwork be turned in at the "Meet the Coaches" event on October 23rd. To ensure participation on November 4th all fully complete paperwork must be turned in no later than October 31st at noon. A link to all eligibility paperwork can be found below.

2019-2020 Eligibility Paperwork

Upcoming Important Dates

Winter Meet The Coaches - October 23rd

Winter Sports Dead Period - October 26 - November 3, 2019

Winter Sports Begin November 4, 2019 (Basketball & Wrestling)

Girls Swim Begins November 11, 2019

Activity & Sport Programs Excel In The Classroom

This fall our Howell programs have not only been having success in our activities and sports but also in the classroom. Several programs are setting historic numbers in the classroom as all programs put a focus on success in all that we do. At the completion of the first quarter, Howell activities and sports have sixteen programs with an attendance rate over 97% and eight total programs with an attendance rate over 98%. The Boys Swim program is leading the way with 99% attendance for the school year. Congratulations to the programs listed below for all having over 98% attendance as a program!

Attendance Rate Over 98%

Boys Swim

Girls Golf

Girls Tennis

Boys Cross Country

Girls Cross Country

Varsity Softball

JV Softball

Freshman Girls Volleyball

Boys Swim Earns Fourth Straight Win

The Boys Swim program continues to have success in the pool. The program is currently on a four meet win streak as they get closer to the end of their season and prepare for the GAC Meet. The program has earned many State consideration times and looks to advance several to the State Meet in November. Good luck to Boys Swim as they prepare for the GAC Meet and the post-season!
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Howell Programs Continue To Be Ranked At The State Level

It has been a fun fall for our Howell programs as many of them continue to be recognized locally and at the State level. Currently there are four fall programs ranked at the State level. Congratulations to these four programs and good luck as they prepare to make a strong post-season run!

Current Top 10 State Ranked Programs


Girls Cross Country

Boys Soccer

Girls Volleyball

Golden Girls & Compnay Participate In JDRF Walk

Programs at Howell continue to be actively involved in the community and giving back to great organizations and causes. Last week the Golden Girls & Company program took part in the JDRF One Walk. It is not only great to see our Golden Girls & Company have success with their performances but also have success in our community.
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Theatre To Host Trunk-or-Treat

Francis Howell Limelight Theatre will participate in the International Thespian Society’s annual Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat food drive by hosting a Trunk-or-Treat event on Friday, October 25 from 6:00 to 9:00p.m. The event will take place in Francis Howell High School’s front parking lot located at 7001 S Missouri 94, St Charles, MO 63304.

Prizes will be awarded for Best “Pre-Carved” Pumpkin, Best Decorated Trunk, and Best Individual and Group Costumes. Try your luck with the 50/50 raffle and by guessing the weight of the GIANT bucket of candy!!! You can also buy tickets for a chance to “Pie the Drama Club President”!

Troupe 1917 will be donating ALL proceeds from this event to the O.A.S.I.S. Food Pantry. This pantry serves the residents of Saint Charles County. They offer a variety of fresh, frozen and canned foodstuffs, as well as basic hygiene items to qualified recipients.

How can you donate? Purchase a ticket for the Trunk or Treat event and bring non-perishable food donations or basic hygiene items to the event. Tickets are $5.00 per person. To register for “Trunk Parking”, please use the following link

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Stay Connected With The Activities Department

There are many ways for Viking fans to stay informed and aware of everything going on at Howell. Below you can find several platforms to find information specific to the Howell Activities Department. Finding information and content on our activities, clubs and sports has never been easier!

Twitter- @FHVikings

Website & App –

Instagram - FHVikings

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Youtube Channel -

Camp Website –

Activities Hotline- 636-851-4700 (Option 1)

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2019-20 Start Dates & Dead Periods For MSHSAA Activities & Sports

The summer, fall, winter, and spring dead periods and starting dates for MSHSAA sponsored activities has been released for the 2019-20 school year. These dates can be found below. We hope that this information helps all Vikings and their families coordinate and prepare for the summer and sports seasons ahead during the 2019-20 school year.

Summer Dead Period (All MSHSAA Sponsored Activities) - June 29 - July 7, 2019

Fall Sports Dead Period (Fall Sports) - August 5 - August 11, 2019

Fall Sports Begin August 12, 2019

Winter Sports Dead Period (excluding girls swim) - October 27 - November 3, 2019

Winter Sports (excluding girls swim) begins November 4, 2019

Winter Sports Dead Period (Girls Swim) - November 3 - November 10, 2019

Girls Swim Begins November 11, 2019

Spring Sports Dead Period - February 23 - March 1, 2020

Spring Sports Begin March 2, 2020


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A Legacy of Excellence

261 GAC Championships

163 District Championships

79 Final Four Appearances

28 State Championships