Sept. 8, 2011


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Detention is now open and available for students to serve their detentions every morning at 6:30-7:15. You may also serve detentions everyday at 2:30 – you must report to the cafeteria on time. Or, you may serve detentions on Saturdays from 9:00 – Noon.

Attention Junior and Senior boys. Homecoming is approaching, and we need some dancers! If you are interested in becoming a Powder Puff Pommer, please sign up and get information from Ms. Haberstroh in room 002.

All girls interested in playing in the homecoming Powder Puff Football Game need to pick up an information packet from their class sponsor. The deadline for signs ups is Thursday Sept. 1. Senior Class – Ms. Denny (ladies locker rm.), Junior Class – Mrs. Morrow (rm .207), Sophomore Class- Mrs. Bear (rm. 157) and Freshman Class – Ms. Fay (rm. 150).


The 2011 Minority Journalism Workshop is open to high school students and first-year college students. Students will be led through a hands-on glimpse of communications jobs by local professionals in the areas of print, multimedia, broadcast media, public relations and photojournalism. The workshop members will visit the University of Missouri-Columbia — one of the nation’s most prestigious journalism schools. There are no fees for this workshop and lunch will be provided each day. Interested students should see Mrs. Breuer in the guidance for an application. The application deadline is Sept. 9.

Students interested in a health care career. St. Luke’s Hospital is conducting an Open House on Sept. 7 at 6:30 – 8:00p.m. to explore their Health Care Program. See Mrs. Breuer in guidance for more info.


The FHC Bowling Club will be holding sign-ups at Harvest Lanes on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 3-5p.m.

International Club will meet on Wed. Sept. 7 at 7 a.m. in room 233. Anyone who cannot attend the meeting should see Mrs. Lozano afterwards. We will discuss our participation in the homecoming parade.

Art Club will be meeting every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until the day of the parade. We will stay until 5p.m. most days. Come help if you like!

The 300 Pep Club will meet in room 109 to discuss Homecoming activities, Student Involvement, our first Pep Assembly, and tol design t-shirts for the upcoming school year. The meeting dates will be Sept. 8 and 15 at 2:30p.m.

The FHC Book Club will have its first meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28 during 7th hour. The first selection of the year is a Gateway nominee; Hold Still by Nina LaCour. Stop by the library and see Mrs. Head for more details.

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Meetings are held on Thursday mornings at 7:00a.m. in room 106 with advisor, Ms. Neal. Join us for community service, social activities, leadership activities and business news. FBLA is also offering the opportunity to march in the homecoming parade Sept. 29. Help us make the banner and pass out candy to the spectators.

Science Club

Meets every other week in room 222. Our upcoming meetings are

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Thursday, Sept. 29.

Volunteers are needed to help clean parks for National Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 17.


Anyone interested in playing ultimate Frisbee in the spring should attend an informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8, after school in Mr. Becker’s room, room 121. We’ll be setting up a weekly pickup game, so ANYONE who’s interesting in playing should attend.

The Francis Howell Central Spartans will take part in the 2011 Great American Football Classic that will be held at the Edward Jones Dome on Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th, be there to support your team! The Spartans will take on GAC South Rival, Holt Indians at 4:00. This will be the 3rd of 4 games on Saturday. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, Sept. 9

5:45 p.m. Granite City vs. Belleville East

8:30 p.m. Belleville West vs. O’Fallon Township

Saturday, Sept.10

10:30 a.m. McCluer North vs. Pattonville

1:15 p.m. Marquette vs. Eureka

4:00 p.m. Holt vs. Francis Howell Central

6:45 p.m. DeSmet vs. CBC

The Francis Howell Central Activities Office and Francis Howell Central Football Boosters will be selling tickets to the event. The cost is $11 and includes admission to all the games on that respective date. FHC is running a promotion that for $15 you can receive a ticket and a FHC football t-shirt. Please contact the Activities Office to purchase the ticket or if you have any questions at (636) 851-4612.

Open Gym for girls basketball will begin soon. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from now until basketball season begins in November we will be having open gym. Come on out and hoop-it-up this fall, everyone is invited.

The Weight Room (room 008) is open for student use after school – Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 2:35-4:30p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday from 2:35-4:00p.m.

Attention all students who think they are going to college to play Division 1 or Division 2 sports: see your counselor as soon as possible to verify course selection while at FHC.

College Visits Date Period

Missouri University of Sci and Tech 9/6 1

University of Missouri-K.C. 9/7 3

Lindenwood University 9/7 6

Blackburn College 9/9 3

St Louis College of Pharmacy 9/9 6

Truman State University 9/13 1

Drake University 9/15 1

University of Evansville 9/16 6

MIZZOU 9/19 6

Fontbonne 9/20 3

Drury University 9/20 6

Saint Louis University 9/20 7

Benedictine College 9/21 1

University of Alabama 9/21 6

Rockford College 9/22 6

Bradley University 9/27 6

Rockhurst University 9/27 7

SEMO 9/28 7

MacMurry College 10/5 3

Lindenwood University 10/5 7

Florida State University 10/18 2

College of Charleston-South Carolina 10/19 3

UMSL 10/19 6

Westminster College 10/20 3

William Jewell 10/20 7

McKendree University 10/21 3

SIU-E 10/24 6

University of Central Missouri 10/25 2

Harris Stowe 10/25 6

Millikin 11/1 6

Missouri Baptist University 11/2 1

Scholarships As Of September 1, 2011

Sponsor Scholarship Deadline Contact Info Brief Description of Criteria For

Danforth Scholars Program Full & Partial 10/15/2011 Dean Stahl @ 314-935-5040 Nominated for maturity, strong moral character, selflessness, and commitment to the community Seniors

Earl Collins Foundation $750 11/18/2011 Ms. Breuer @ 636-851-4637 Must score at least 23 on the ACT Seniors

The Violet Richardson Award $1,000 12/1/2011 Judy Bick Young women 14-17 who volunteers in your community or school All