The Viking Insider
Your Weekly Howell Activities E-Magazine
Girls Golf Finishes 7th At State Championship
Congratulations to the Girls Golf team on finishing 7th at State in the MSHSAA Golf State Championships on Monday and Tuesday. The girls golfer's traveled to Kansas City to represent Howell and the Girls Golf program for the first time since 2011. The future looks bright for the Lady Vikings as they return 4 of their top 5 golfers for the 2019 season. Congratulations to senior Beta Vondera on a great high school golf career and thank you to all of our girls golfers and coaches for a successful season both on and off the course.
Zile & VanMatre Finish 8th At State Tennis
Girls Cross Country Wins District Championship
District Meet Top 5
Michaela Flynn - 5th
Alexis Edgar - 6th
Maggie May - 7th
Sarah Russom - 10th
Chloe Figgins - 11th
Boys Cross Country Finishes 3rd At Districts
Congratulations to the Boys Cross Country program for taking third place at the District Meet on Saturday. The Vikings had several strong performances on the day with five runners finishing in the top twenty-five. Below are the top five runners from the District Meet. Good luck to our Vikings this coming Saturday as they compete in the State Sectional Meet at Jeff City!
Top 5 Finishers
Nick Cimmarusti - 5th
Blake Panagos 10th
Josh Kyle - 17th
Deivydas Hermanas - 21st
Hunter Tosto - 22nd
Vikings Well Represented On Metro 8 District Honor Choir
Metro 8 Honor Choir
Top 20 All-State Choir Auditions
Soccer Wins GAC South Championship, Enters National Rankings
Several Fall Howell Programs Earn State & National Rankings
Several of our fall programs are finishing up the regular season ranked at the State and National level. It has been the most successful regular season in school history with our fall programs winning seven of a possible eight conference championships so far this fall. The hard work of our students, coaches, parents and volunteers is producing results in our programs, Viking fans can't wait to see what's in store for the post-season ahead!
State & National Rankings
Boys Soccer - #3 State & #61 Nationally
Girls Volleyball - #3 State
Girls Cross Country - #7 State
Football - #10 State
JV Volleyball Finishes Dominant Season With GAC Tournament Championship
Football To Face Off With FZW In State Playoffs
The Vikings will face FZW on Friday night in the first round of the playoffs at Howell at 7:00 p.m. The game could be the last home game of the season for the Vikings. The winner of Friday nights game will most likely travel to Rock Bridge the following Friday to face off in the District Semifinals. The post-season ticket prices for the remainder of the year have been included below. Please remember that with the start of the football post-season these are MSHSAA sponsored events so punch passes, student passes and senior passes cannot be used. Good luck to our football program as they look to make a strong post-season run!
Football Post-Season Admission Prices:
1st Round District - $5 Adult & $2 Student
2nd Round District - $7 Adult/Student
District Championship - $7 Adult/Student
State Semifinals - $7 Adult/Student
State Championship - $10 Adult/Student
(These are MSHSAA sponsored events so punch passes, student passes and senior passes cannot be used)
Boys Soccer Raises Nearly $1200 For Susan G Komen Foundation
Initial Signing Day Attendees Information Needed
In April, the Howell Activities Department will host it's annual "Signing Day Ceremony" for family and friends that includes breakfast, a celebration of students signing and an official signing day picture. Last year 65 student-participants going on to further their activity or sport at the college level were involved in this special celebration.
Nearly 235 Howell Alums Competing At College Level
Parents Provide Feedback In Activities Department Fall Survey
In order to better serve Howell programs, its student participants, coaches, and parents, a survey is given out each seaon to parents and student-participants involved in activities, clubs and sports at Howell. Activities Director, Sean Erwin uses the feedback as an integral part in improving Howell programs and providing improved experiences for those involved within the programs. Parents not only have the opportunity to provide feedback but can also have questions answered by providing contact information within the survey. The programs at Howell are currently experiencing some of the greatest success in school history and have recently been recognized at the National and State level for their efforts in activity, sport, classroom, leadership efforts and within the community. Thank you to all of our fall parents for providing feedback as our programs look to continue to grow the success and experience for students, parents and fans to even higher levels. Fall student-participants will also soon be providing feedback on their experience this season as well. You can view the results from the 2018 fall survey below.
2018 Fall Parent Survey Results
- I am proud to have my student participant in Francis Howell activities, clubs or sports. All/Most of the Time - 94.9%
- The Activities Department goals and values have been communicated effectively to me. All/Most of the Time - 94%
- The Activities Department sets high expectations for coaches, student-participants and parents. All/Most of the Time - 94%
- Coaches/Sponsors present themselves as role models and work to develop students beyond their activity or sport. All/Most of the Time - 81.1%
- The Howell Activities Department core values of Respect, Integrity, Sportsmanship and Excellence (RISE) are stressed and communicated within my students program. All/Most of the Time - 83.7%
- Information involving my students program is communicated to others (website, Twitter, Viking Insider, Facebook, radio, newspaper, t.v., press release) All/Most of the Time 89.7%
- Staff, student-participant and program accomplishments are celebrated. All/Most of the Time - 84.6%
- I enjoy attending Howell events. All/Most of the Time - 96.6%
Fall Lower Level Season Recaps Coming Soon
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