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Boys Tennis Continues It's Successful Season On And Off Court

The Boys Tennis program continues to have a successful season both on and off the court. On the court, the Vikings are currently 9-1 on the season as they continue their hunt for the GAC South Championship. The Vikings have a big week ahead as they take on St. Charles, compete in the Howell Doubles Tournament, and finish the week up with St. Charles West.

Off the court, the Boys Tennis program continues to give back to the community. You can find out more about their outreach in the article below. Congratulations to Coach Carlson and the boys program on a great season so far.

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Ganon Evans Earns All-District & All State Scholar Bowl Honors

Congratulations to junior Ganon Evans on being named to the Class 4 District 6 "All District" Scholar Bowl Team. During the course of the district tournament, Ganon averaged over 18 questions a game which earned him the top spot in the district. His efforts helped Francis Howell win their third straight District Championship.

Ganon was also selected to be part of the Missouri Quizbowl Alliance "Team Missouri" that will represent the State at the National All-Star Academic Tournament at the University of Kentucky in June. Congratulations to Ganon on this great honor and all Viking fans look forward to following his experience during June!

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STUCO Raises Over $2100 For St. Jude

STUCO had another successful year of "Penny Wars" to raise money for St. Jude Hospital. This year students and staff raised $2104.76 for St. Jude Hospital. Thank you to all that donated to this great cause!
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Tennis Helps Raise Funds For Make A Wish Club & Team Nathan

The Boys Tennis program took to the courts on Friday to take on Holt and to help a great cause. The Vikings partnered with the Howell Make A Wish Club to raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation and "Team Nathan." The Vikings walked away with a win over Holt and helped raise over $217 to go towards fulfilling Nathan's wish. Thank you to the boy's tennis program and to the Howell Make A Wish Club for their involvement in our community and for helping make the lives of others better through their work.
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Grantham Earns Rising Star Award

Congratulations to Kyle Grantham on being selected as the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame "Rising Star" for 2017. The award is given to one of the top high school baseball players in the area that not only excels on the diamond but also is a good citizen and performs well in the classroom. Congratulations to Kyle for his efforts on the field, in the community, and in the classroom.

Boys Golf Currently Atop The GAC South

The Boys Golf program has seen success in conference play so far this season. The Vikings currently hold an 8.5 point lead over Timberland. They have had convincing wins over Troy, FHC, and FZW in GAC South play. Not only has the team excelled but the Vikings have also had some great individual performances. Sophomore Cole Prager is currently just two points behind in the "Golfer of the Year" standings in the GAC South. Adam Boczkiewicz is also in the running and comes in sixth in the standings.

You can support the Vikings on Wednesday as they host their "Make A Wish Match" to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation at Whitmoor Country Club.

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Girls Soccer Raises $1000 For Siteman Cancer Center

The Girls Soccer program hosted their annual "Pink Out" game across all levels of the program. The event raised $1000 for the Siteman Cancer Center. Thank you to all that donated and helped to make the "Pink Out" a huge success.

Howell Seniors Featured In LU TV's "Millennial Media"

Lindenwood University Television's new show, "Millennial Media," showcases the outstanding media work of students in the St. Louis Metro Area. Last week, the "Millennial Media" invited members of the Francis Howell High School Publications Department to talk about their award-winning projects. Guests included our very own Mrs. Dunaway, and students Alyssa Juris and Kane Katubig. You can view the feature video below.

"Millennial Media" airs every weekday at 8:30 AM and 8:30 PM. LUTV is available at channel 989 on Charter Spectrum, channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse, and online at www.lindenwood.edu/lutv, at which LUTV program is available in a live stream.
LUTV's "Millennial Media" Episode 1 - FHHS Publications

JV Golf Finishes Fifth In Warrenton Varsity Tournament

Congratulations to the JV Boys Golf team on their finish in the Warrenton Varsity Tournament. The Vikings finished 5th in the tournament. They were led by sophomore Chase Campbell. Chase shot a 75 and finished in 7th place.

Track Has Success At Summit Invitational

The track program had another great weekend as it competed in the Rockwood Summit Corey Siebert Invitational. Both the varsity and JV girls program finished second overall. You can view the results from both the boys and girls program below by clicking the link. Congratulations to the track program for a strong showing.


Corey Siebert Invitational Results (click link)

French Club Visits Dagas Exhibit

Francis Howell High School offers many great opportunities and experiences through its many activities, clubs, and sports. On Friday the Francis Howell French Club visited the St. Louis Art Museum to view the Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade exhibit. The exhibit was organized by the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco to examine a crucial and little-known area of Degas' decades-long study of Parisian modern life in the midst of a remarkable golden age in millinery production. A special thank you to Mrs. Schulte for sponsoring the French Club and providing such great experiences for the students.
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Howell Alum Ryan Perkins Having A Great Season For Murray State

Howell alum and 2016 graduate Ryan Perkins has had a strong freshman season on the Murray State University baseball team. Ryan is currently batting .308 and leads the Racers in home runs with 9 on the season. The former Viking has appeared in 31 of 34 games for Murray State. Congratulations to Ryan his strong start to his career at Murray State.
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Sign Up Now For Howell Summer Camps

Enrollment is now open to sign up and pay online for 2017 Howell Summer Camps! Be sure to visit http://www.fhvikingscamps.com to find camp dates and to sign up online.
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Upcoming Howell Events & Activities

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225 GAC Championships

147 District Championships

68 Final Four Appearances

25 State Championships