The Viking Insider

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Thank You #VikingDads

Happy Father's Day to all of our #VikingDads. Below are several pictures with our FHHS student-participants and their dads at Howell events. The pictures were compiled through our #vikingdads hashtag on Twitter.

Baseball Garners Post Season Honors

Congratulations to the following baseball players that have been recognized following the conclusion of the season. The Vikings finished their 2015 campaign with a 23-11 record.


All-Conference

Ryan Perkins (GAC South Player of the Year)

Luke Kahle (1st Team) C

Justin Perkins (1st Team) IF

Ryan Perkins (1st Team) OF

Brady Wildschuetz (2nd Team) DH

Ryan Grantham (2nd Team) IF

Mason King (2nd Team) OF

Chase Beiter (Honorable Mention) IF


Post Dispatch All-Metro

Ryan Perkins (1st)


All-State

Luke Kahle (1st)

Justin Perkins (1st)

Ryan Perkins (1st)

Ryan Grantham (2nd)

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Girls Volleyball Has Strong Licking Camp

The girls volleyball program is coming off of a strong 2014-15 season that saw them finish 23-8-3 on their way to the State Quarterfinals. The Lady Vikings were looking to build on that success this summer through open gyms and camps. They recently attending the Licking camp where the Lady Vikings had two teams competing. Both teams went a combined 30-4 in sets and 14-1-2 in matches. We are looking for another strong season from our spiking Lady Vikings!

Girls Basketball Youth Camp Has Record High Numbers; Teaches Basketball Skills, Sportsmanship, Teamwork, & Leadership.

The Lady Vikings basketball program held its summer youth camp this past week. Over 90 young and eager basketball players attend the camp. This years camp did not just stress basketball skills. Participants also had stations and activities that focused on sportsmanship, teamwork, and leadership skills. Campers all wrote a thank you note to someone that they wanted to recognize. Below are a few pictures from the week.

2015-16 Sports Eligibility Packets Available Online

You can now get your 2015-16 FHHS sports eligibility packet online through this link - FHHS Sports Eligibility Packet and on our www.fhvikings.com website. In order to compete in a MSHSAA sponsored activity during the fall, winter, and spring seasons you must have all paperwork contained within the packet complete prior to tryouts. You may drop off this packet in the Activities Office during the summer or at the Fall Meet the Coaches Night on July 23rd at 5 p.m. Those that plan on participating in a fall sport and do not have this packet 100% complete and on file in the Activities Office by July 31st at 12 noon are at risk of not being able to tryout on the first day of fall sports on August 3rd. If you have any questions regarding the packet please contact the FHHS Activities Office.

Important Dates For FHHS Student-Participants

As we put an end to a very successful 2014-15 school year we have already begun to look forward to the 2015-16 school year. Below you will find several important dates that are quickly approaching that are important to all student-participants at FHHS.


Mark Your Calendar:

June 27 - July 5 - MSHSAA Summer Dead Period

July 23 - Fall Meet the Coaches (5:00 p.m. in Commons)

July 26 - August 2 - MSHSAA Fall Sports Dead Period

August 3 - First Day of Fall Sports

Impact Testing Dates To Be Released Soon

The FHSD is committed to ensuring the safety of all of it's student-participants. As part of this committment the student-participants listed in the activities/sports below must have a current baseline Impact Test on file. Impact Testing is a scientifally validated computerized concussion evaluation system that is used at FHHS. If you are an incoming freshman, new student-participant to FHHS, or junior in the activities/sports listed below you must complete Impact Testing prior to tryouts on Aug 3rd. WIthin the coming week we will be releasing test dates when you can receive your baseline test. The test takes approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. Stay tuned to the Viking Insider, www.fhvikings.com , the @FHVikings twitter account, and E-News for upcoming dates and times.


Required Impact Testing For Fall Activities/Sports:

Football

Soccer

Softball

Color Guard

Cheerleading

Volleyball

FHHS Activities Department Now Has An App

Getting schedules, scores, announcements, and news on all FHHS activities just got much easier! You can now follow your favorite Viking activities through our phone app for Android and iPhone. Click the following link to learn more and to download the app - http://bigteams.com/index.cfm?action=page&page=22

FHHS Activities Text And Email Updates Now Available

You can now have updates emailed or text to you based on your students activity. Take advantage of this great new resource for Viking parents and fans by signing up for a Viking fan account here - http://fhvikings.com/main/fanaccountform/loginFailed/true/AccountExists/false This new resource will be used to update fans on game changes and cancellations as well as other important information based on the sport(s) that you sign up for.

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Francis Howell Vikings Summer Camps

Are you interested in signing your Viking up for a FHHS summer camp? Clink the link above to find out additional information and to sign up and pay online.

Francis Howell High School Activities Department

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138 District Championships

60 Final Four Appearances

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