The Viking Insider

Your Weekly Howell Activities E-Magazine

Porter, Marcelle & Dallas Advance To Golf State Championships

Congratulations to Blake Porter, Dylan Marcelle, & Nathan Dallas for advancing to the Golf State Championships! These three young men will represent FHHS at the State Level at Silo Ridge Golf & Country Club in Bolivar, Missouri on Monday and Tuesday. You can stay up to date and follow our three golfers at this link -
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Boys Tennis Wins 2nd Straight District Championship

Congratulations to the boys tennis program for winning their second straight District Championship. The boys program had already finished the regular season a perfect 14-0 with a conference championship prior to taking to the court Friday for the District Championship match with FZW. The Vikings will now take on CBC on Saturday in the State Sectionals. Congratulations to the tennis program and good luck on Saturday!
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Boys Volleyball Advances To State Quarterfinals

The Boys Volleyball program moved to 22-12-2 under first-year head coach Tom Gotsch and advanced to the State Quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon. The "Spiking Vikings" had wins over Seckman, Kirkwood, and Parkway South. The lone loss of the day came to the #1 ranked SLUH program. You can support our Vikings on Monday at 5:00 p.m. at Howell as they take on Lafayette in the State Quarterfinals. Good luck to our Vikings as they look to earn a Final 4 birth!
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Boys Volleyball Winning In The Classroom

The boys volleyball program has not only had a great year on the court but also in the classroom as well. Congratulations to our four boys volleyball players that were recognized at the state level for their efforts in the classroom.

The Boys Volleyball State All-Academic Team recipients are:

Zach Reider

Ryan Zile

Brandon Jaegers

Cameron Wiggins

Pulcine & Jenkins Win Individual District Championships

Congrats to Matt Pulcine and Joel Jenkins for earning District Championships in the Boys Tennis Individual District Tournament. Both will advance to the MSHSAA Individual State Sectionals. Good luck to Matt and Joel!
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Track Advances 12 Events To State Sectionals

It was a great day of individual performances for the Howell Track program. Overall there were 12 events that the Vikings advanced to the State Sectionals in. You can view our State Sectional qualifiers below as well as all of the results from the District Track Meet by clicking here -

Congratulations to all of our State Sectional Qualifiers!

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Girls Soccer Wraps Up Regular Season With 5-1 Win Over Timberland On Senior Night

The girls soccer program finished the regular season on Friday with a 5-1 win over Timberland on Senior Night. The Lady Vikings finished up the regular season 9-9-2 and will face off with FZW on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at FHC. Good luck to our Lady Vikings as they work to make a post season run!
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TSA Club Competes & Medals In Boeing Engineering Challenge

Francis Howell brought home several medals from the 8th Annual Boeing Engineering Challenge held at Washington University on Friday night, May 6. The competition is to build hand thrown gliders and compete for the straightest, farthest flights, and other categories. There were over 40 teams in competition from schools all over the St. Louis Metro area.

All three teams won medals. Awards for most creative appearance were Team Air Wyvern – Alex Jones, Sierra Rivas, and Dustin Burt for their blue dragon design; and Team Dragonfly – Ally Stevenson, Graeme Jacobson, and Nick Stevenson for their dragonfly glider. Awards of most creative engineering went to Team Legal Eagle – Hamming Lin, Lynell Cunningham, and Matt Bahan for their ping pong ball drop mechanism; and Team Air Wyvern – for their dragon design.

You can view a feature by KMOV that highlights our TSA members by clicking this link - VIDEO

Thank you to Boeing for hosting this great event!

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All District Baseball Team Announced

The Class 5 District 8 All-District Team has been announced and several Vikings are on the list. Congratulations to the following baseball players for earning All-District honors:

Jacob Kostyshock - P - 1st Team

Justin Perkins - IF - 1st Team

Ryan Perkins - OF - 1st Team

Kyle Grantham - OF - 1st Team

McGwire Dean - DH - 1st Team

Joey Land - OF - 2nd Team

Brady Wildscheutz - IF - 2nd Team

Chase Beiter - IF - 2nd Team

Luke Kahle - C - 2nd Team

Trevor Rhoads - IF - Honorable Mention

Braydon Cook - P - Honorable Mention

The Vikings will take on Hannibal on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Troy in the 1st Round of Districts. Good luck to baseball as they look to make a post-season run!

FHHS STUCO Officers Named For 2016-17 School Year

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Student Council officers:
President – Kennedy Cooper
1st Vice President – Courtney Kutter
2nd Vice President – Sammie Markus
Treasurer – Celine Jennings
Membership Coordinator – Emma Brabham

Secretary - Colette


Class of 2016 Donates Tables

The next time you are sitting outside of the Activities Department entrance you can thank the Class of 2016. This year's senior class donated the tables as a gift to FHHS for all students, staff, and Viking fans to enjoy. A big thank you to Mrs. Graser and the senior class for their donation!
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Freshman Soccer Finishes 3rd In FHC Tournament

Congratulations to the freshman girls soccer program for their 3rd place finish in the FHC Tournament! The program continued to make great strides as the season went on and finished the season with two good tournament performances.
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Sign Up For Summer Camps Now

The 2016 summer camps are now live on the FHHS camp website. Many camps can be paid for online. Click the link above to view the camp website.

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Follow Your Favorite Viking Activities With The New Free App

It continues to become easier and easier for Viking fans to stay up to date and informed about their favorite Viking activities. The Activities Department now has an app of iOS and Android. Find schedules, scores, news, pictures, and more on the new app. The best part of the app is that it is completely free! Download your app today by clicking one of the links below.

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Howell Activities & Events This Week

Click the link above to view the calendar of events for this week.

View FHHS E-Flyers By Clicking This Link

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

Francis Howell High School Activities Department

Tradition Lives Here

206 GAC Championships

138 District Championships

60 Final Four Appearances

23 State Championships