The Viking Insider

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Brett Graves Becomes First Howell Baseball Player To Make MLB Roster

Congratulations to Howell alum Brett Graves on becoming the first Howell baseball player to make a Major League Baseball roster. Brett is currently with the Miami Marlins and is on the 60 day disabled list as he returns from an oblique injury. Good luck to Brett and congratulations on making the Miami Marlins opening day roster.
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Hale Enos Earns High School All-American Honors

Congratulations to Hale Enos on earning NHSCA All-American honors with his 2nd place finish at Nationals. Hale also earned Flo Wrestling All-American Honors on Saturday as he competed in the Flo Nationals and finished 5th. Congratulations to Hale on a great high school career!

Signing Day Ceremony Set For April 11th

Over the course of the past four years the Francis Howell High School Activities Department has celebrated over 200 students that will further their education and activity/sport at the collegiate level. On April 11th, the Class of 2018 will be recognized at the annual Signing Day Ceremony. Currently over 40 student-participants in the Class of 2018 will be furthering their education and activity/sport at the collegiate level. All Viking students, families and friends are encourage to attend this ceremony on April 11th. Information regarding the Signing Day Ceremony can be found below. All students that plan on participating should stop by the Activities Office or email Activities Director Sean Erwin at sean.erwin@fhsdschools.org to ensure that you are represented on the list and all information is correct.



Date: April 11, 2018

Breakfast: - Breakfast will be served from 6:30 -6:45 a.m. in the main gym. Breakfast is available for the student-athlete, family members in picture, our coaches, and media.

Presentation - At 6:45 a.m. students will line up with family members that you would like in your signing picture inside the main gym. Families will then have their signing pictures taken in front of our media wall. Immediately following all signing pictures we will take one large group photo of all student-participants.

Attire - Please dress appropriately for an official signing picture that will be tweeted out and included on our “signing wall” outside the Activities Office. We have reminded all student-athletes that we are not only representing Francis Howell and our programs but also the community and their future universities as well.

Picture – We will have a photographer that will take a picture of each participant and their family. The picture will then be emailed to all parents at no charge.

Gift: To commemorate this annual tradition each student-athlete will receive an official Howell Signing Day t-shirt.

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Track Has Strong Performance At Northwest Invitational

The track program braved the cold at Northwest on Saturday to earn many medal performances at both the varsity and JV levels. The Varsity Girls program finished second on the day. Below you can find those that finished in the Top 8 at the Northwest Invitational on Saturday, Congratulations to all Vikings!


Varsity Girls

Rylee Jambois - High Jump - 3rd

Kameron Sullivan - High Jump - 6th

Olivia Wansing - Pole Vault - 3rd

Maggie May, Chloe Figgins, Alexa Brugere, Erin Gilbert 4x800 - 1st

Kalescia Thomas - 100 Hurdles - 2nd

Kalina Schiermeier, Kameron Sullivan, Rylee Jambois, Katie Kinnear - 4x100 - 1st

Alexa Brugere - 400 - 3rdErin Gilbert - 800 - 2ndChloe Figgins - 800 - 5thLexie Comparato - 3200 - 6th

Alexis Edgar - 3200 - 8thCallie Unrein, Maggie May, Sydney Russell, Alex Brugere - 4x400 - 2nd


Varsity Boys

Max Stampehl - High Jump - 5th

Drake Heismeyer - Discus - 4th

Drake Heismeyer - Shot Put - 5th

Jonah Bridges, Anthony Giacalone, Jacob Boushelle, Dylan Kossl - 4x800 - 6th

Julius Elliott, Reid Weber, Caleb Meriweather, Ryan Ramey - 800 Relay - 8th

Blake Panagos - 300 Hurdles - 7th

Jackson Foster - 800 - 3rdJackson Foster, Nick Cimmarusti, Jacob Boushelle, Jonah Bridges - 4x400 - 5th


JV Girls

Sarah Reider - Pole Valut - 2nd

Adeline Ferreira, Megan West, Sarah Stith, Nora Stith 4x800 - 2nd Emma Johnson, Mosby D'Naya, Kayla Thompson, Isabella Giacalone - 4x100 - 5thChloe Chappell - 800 - 5thNora Stith - 800 - 7th
Emma Johnson - 200 - 5thAdeline Ferreira - 3200 - 4thMegan West - 3200 - 5thNora Stith, Chloe Chappell, Sarah Stith, Isabella Giacalone - 4x400 - 4th


JV Boys

Hayden Houser - Shot Put - 5th

Mason Brock - Javelin - 1st

Brendan Heslin, Deivydas Hermanas, Hunter Tosto, Avram Stopke - 4x800 - 5th

Keagan Fitzgerald, Estevan Hutchinson, Kevin Bryant, Alex Stoker - 800 Relay - 7th

Keagan Fitzgerald, Estevan Hutchinson, Zuri St. Julien, Kevin Bryant - 4x100 - 6th

Chris Griffin - 400 - 5thDeivydas Hermanas - 800 - 6thChris Griffin, Brendan Heslin, Harsha Bollepalli, Alex Stoker - 4x400 - 6th

How To Prepare To Be A College Bound Student-Athlete

Francis Howell High School continues to turn out record breaking numbers of student-athletes that move on to further their education and sport at the college level. Over the course of the past four years Howell over 200 student-athletes have moved on to further their education or sport at the college level. In the class of 2018 over 32% of senior student-athletes at Howell will go on to compete at the college level. The national average is 7.4%. Below you can find some steps that will help prepare you as you make your way through your high school career at Howell.
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HOSA Qualifies 12 For Internationals

Congratulations to our Howell HOSA on qualifying 12 students for Nationals. You can view the results from competition below and the twelve that have qualified for HOSA INternationals in Dallas in June. Congratulations to these students!


HOSA Internationals Qualifiers

Kirstyn Corbett, Sarah Stich, Alli Wilson, Megan West - Public Health - 1st Place

Alexis Nguyen, Danielle Taylor, Sar Qalbani, Mansi Patel - PSA - 1st

Anna Johannesman, Sarah Stiens, Sarah Ortbal - Medical Innovation - 2nd Place

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Hutchinson & Kohrs Selected For Boys State

Congratulations to Estevan Hutchinson & August Kohrs! The two Vikings were selected for the 2018 American Legion Boys State of Missouri! This program identifies and develops outstanding juniors for leadership in their communities. Thank you to these two young men for representing Howell so well!

Find Howell Summer Camps Online

Are you interested in Howell Viking summer camps? You can visit www.fhvikingscamps.com to see a complete list of camps available for your current or future Viking. Dates and times for camps can be found online now. Beginning April 15th, you will be able to go online to sign up and pay for your camp.
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2018-19 Dead Period & Sports Season Start Dates Released

The summer, fall, winter, and spring dead periods for the 2018-19 school year have been released. The MSHSAA 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 18-19 school year.


Summer Dead Period (All MSHSAA Sponsored Activities) - June 30-July 8, 2018

Fall Meet the Coaches - July 25, 2018 (6pm)

Fall Sports Dead Period (Fall Sports) - July 29-August 5, 2018

Fall Sports Begin August 6, 2018

Winter Meet the Coaches - October 10, 2018 (6pm)

Winter Sports Dead Period (Winter Sports - excluding girls swim) - October 21-28, 2018

Winter Sports (excluding girls swim) begins October 29, 2018

Winter Sports Dead Period (Girls Swim) - October 28-November 4, 2018

Girls Swim Begins November 5, 2018

Spring Meet the Coaches - February 13, 2019 (6pm)

Spring Sports Dead Period - February 17-24, 2019

Spring Sports Begin February 25, 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Tradition Lives Here

242 GAC Championships

151 District Championships

72 Final Four Appearances

26 State Championships