The Viking Insider

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Football Wins Fourth Straight Game, Sits Atop GAC South Standings

The Howell Football program continued its winning ways on Friday night in front of a record Homecoming crowd. The Vikings brought home a 34-14 win over GAC South rival Fort Zumwalt West. The win kept the Vikings undefeated in conference play and gave them sole posession of first place. The win also helped the Vikings retain their #1 seed in the district. You can read the STL Today article below about the game as well as view video and pictures from the great Homecoming night as well.


The Vikings will travel to Howell North on Friday in another GAC South matchup. We hope to see a large crowd supporting our Vikings on Friday night!

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Jeff Ehrhardt State Farm Agency Makes Homecoming Entrance Possible

Howell events that take place on campus are truly community events and would not be possible without the efforts of our students, staff, parents, fans, community and local businesses. Thank you to the Jeff Ehrhardt State Farm Agency for sponsoring the Viking entrance to the field on Friday night! If you missed the special entrance you can view the video from the evening below. Thank you to our community for their continued support of Howell and our activities and sports!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl4kgJNlI48

Paige Pinzke & Ryan Olwig Named Homecoming Queen & King

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Homecoming Court nominees. On Friday night Student Council crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the football game. Paige Pinzke and Ryan Olwig took home the honors this year. Thank you to all of our nominees for their participation in events all week. A big thank you goes out to our Student Council for planning another great homecoming week!

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Girls Golf Wins GAC South Conference Championship

Congratulations to Girls Golf on winning the GAC South Conference Championship! Our Lady Vikings will now compete in the District Tournament on Monday. You can click the link below that recaps the great day for our Lady Viking golfers. Good luck to this great group of young ladies as they look to advance to the State Tournament!
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Girls Tennis Wins GAC South Conference Championship

Congratulations to the Girls Tennis team on winning the GAC South Conference Championship! Our Lady Vikings will host the District Tournament this week in the hopes of advancing to the State Tournament. Good luck to our Lady Vikings!
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Cross Country Has Strong Showing At Parkway West Meet

The Cross Country program traveled to the Parkway West Invitational on Saturday and had a strong showing across all levels. You can view the results from the day below. Next up for the Cross Country team is the GAC South Meet on Thursday.


Varsity Girls (3rd Place)

Top 3 Girls:

      • Sarah Russom 4th at 19:42
      • Mack Flynn 20th at 20:22
      • Chloe Figgins 27th at 20:42


      Varsity Boys (14th Place)

      Top 4 Boys:

      • Nick Cimmarusti 31st at 16:59

      • Blake Panagos 82nd at 17:50

      • Deivydas Hermanas 86th at 17:54

      • Hunter Tosto 90th at 17:58


      JV Girls (3rd Place)

      Top 3 Girls:

      • Lily Boushelle 3rd at 22:00

      • Erin Ihrig 11th at 22:16

      • Ashleigh Martin 32nd at 22:39


      JV Boys (11th)

      Top 3 Boys:
      • Elijah Holt 56th at 19:00
      • Jayce Hollister 60th at 19:04

      • Caleb Estes 82nd at 19:28

      JV Girls Golf Wins GAC South Tournament

      Congratulations to our JV Girls Golf team on winning the GAC South Tournament! Five of our Lady Vikings finished in the top ten of the tournament. Thank you to these young ladies for a great season! The future looks bright for the Girls Golf program at Howell!
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      Mandatory Winter Meet The Coaches Set For October 10th

      The winter season "Meet the Coaches" has been set for October 10th. 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 fall MSHSAA sponsored activity must have this completed prior to the first day on October 29th. It is recommended that all paperwork be turned in at the "Meet the Coaches" event on October 10th. To ensure participation on October 29th all fully complete paperwork must be turned in no later than October 25th at noon. A link to all eligibility paperwork can be found below.


      2018-19 Eligibility Paperwork

      Winter Impact Testing Dates Released

      Freshman, Juniors and new students to Howell in the winter sports of basketball, wrestling and witnterguard that have not taken their Impact Testing yet to do so on the dates listed below. Please be aware that those that do not complete their impact testing may not participate in the first day of winter sports tryouts on October 29th.


      Winter Sports Impact Testing Dates

      October 3 @ 1:45pm (Learning Commons)

      October 10 @ 1:45pm (Learning Commons)

      October 10 @ 4:45pm (Learning Commons prior to Winter Meet the Coaches)

      Fall & Winter Howell Apparel Now Available Online & For Delivery To Home

      You can now purchase your fall and winter Howell apparel online! Below you will find a link to purchase your Howell apparel. This team store will close on October 6th and all apparel will be delivered to your home in 3-4 weeks. Please be sure to order your apparel today before the store closes on October 6th! Click the link below!
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      Football Comes Together With FZW To Support Parent Battling Cancer

      On Friday night following the post-game handshake the Howell and Fort Zumwalt West players came together to unite as one group on the H at midfield to recognize a parent of the Fort Zumwalt West football family. Brian Froneyberger, the father of Gage Froneyberger a football player at Fort Zumwalt West High School, was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and is continuing his fight against this terrible disease. The Francis Howell Viking Football Team and community continues to keep Gage and his father Brian in our thoughts during this tough time. Thank you to our Howell players and to the Fort Zumwalt West players for coming together in a great show of support for something much larger than football.


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      Cheer Volunteers & Raises $1,000 For Walk To End Alzheimers


      The Francis Howell Cheerleaders volunteered and helped to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® on September 29th at the Saint Charles Community College campus. The event is put on each year to help raise awareness and generate funds for Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Thank you to our Cheer program and to our parents and fans that help contribute to this great cause and help the cheerleaders raise $1,000. The Howell community continues to show such great compassion for others!

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      Girls Tennis Program Raises Over $400 For Courageous Carter

      Thank you to our tennis program and Viking fans for helping to raise over $400 to help support our very own Carter Hinkle who is currently battling leukemia. The Howell family is a caring group that truly cares about others.
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      Girls Volleyball Raises Money In Honor Of Warrenton Volleyball Player

      Thank you to our Girls Volleyball program for helping to raise $241.57 for scoliosis research in the honor of Warrenton volleyball player Megan Gross. Megan was killed in a car accident on her way to school just two weeks ago. Thank you to Howell and FHC parents and fans for donating at the recent Howell home volleyball game. It is truly amazing to see the continued support for others in our community.
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      Schulte Commits To SLU To Play Soccer

      Congratulations to Howell senior Patrick Schulte on his recent committment to further his education and to play soccer at St. Louis University!
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      Alexis Edgar Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

      Congratulations to Howell Cross Country team member Alexis Edgar on earning the Girl Scout Gold Award! Congratulations to Alexis on her work to earn this honor. You can view the press release below. This is just another example of Howell student-participants not only doing great things in our community withe their programs but also on their own. Thank you to Alexis for representing Howell in such a positive way.
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      UPCOMING EVENTS

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      Upcoming Howell Games & Events

      Click the link above to find upcoming Howell games and events for Viking activities and sports.

      New Howell Activities Department Website

      Click the link above to view our new Activities Department website!

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      View flyers that pertain to FHHS and our community bly clicking the link above.

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