Central School Road News

Super-Preschooler Celebrates End of Chemo with a Superhero Guest
Super-Preschooler Celebrates End of Chemo with a Superhero Guest
Posted on 12/18/2018
No one enjoys being sick. But imagine having to explain a major illness to a small child who is just starting to learn how to spell their name. Eddie, a preschool student at Early Childhood Central School Road, has lived this reality for most of his young life.  Read more about Super-Preschooler Celebrates End of Chemo with a Superhero Guest
FHHS students working in science lab
FHSD Named to Ninth Annual AP District Honor Roll
Posted on 12/14/2018
FHSD has been honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. FHSD is one of only five school districts in Missouri, and one of only 363 in North America, to achieve this distinction. To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, the District had to increase the number of students participating in AP while also maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on an AP Exam. Reaching these goals indicates that FHSD is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for Advanced Placement. This is the fifth time that FHSD has been named to the prestigious list.  Read more about FHSD Named to Ninth Annual AP District Honor Roll
EC - Central School Road Food Drive Surpasses Goal
EC - Central School Road Food Drive Surpasses Goal
Posted on 12/14/2018
Our Grinch's heart has grown to it's fullest size, because we surpassed our food donation goal of 300 to over 550 food items collected! This was our biggest donation year ever! Your kindness and generosity is overwhelming and much appreciated! Thank you so much for all of the donations and helping make our Grinch's heart grow! Our Grinch is so happy just in time for the Christmas holidays! Your donations will soon be on the way to area families in need, making others happy too this holiday season!   Read more about EC - Central School Road Food Drive Surpasses Goal
FHSD Implements New Website Accessibility Monitoring System
FHSD Implements New Website Accessibility Monitoring System
Posted on 12/03/2018
FHSD strives to communicate effectively with all members of the community. To ensure that the District and all school and program websites are accessible to everyone, FHSD has implemented a new accessibility monitoring system. Monsido is an online scanner that tracks website accessibility compliance as outlined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The tool highlights occurrences in the website that are non-compliant with these industry standards and provides guidelines on how to rectify them.  Read more about FHSD Implements New Website Accessibility Monitoring System
Students load a school bus
FHSD to Bring School Bus Transportation In-House for 2019-20
Posted on 11/16/2018
School bus transportation is typically the second biggest expenditure for school districts after salary and benefits. FHSD has used First Student (and its predecessor Laidlaw) to provide student transportation services for the District since 1999. The 2018-19 school year is the final year of the most recent two-year contract extension.  Read more about FHSD to Bring School Bus Transportation In-House for 2019-20
Members of the Parents as Teachers program
FHSD Celebrates National Parents as Teacher Day Nov. 8
Posted on 11/07/2018
FHSD joins Missouri school districts and programs across the country to celebrate National Parents as Teachers (PAT) Day on Nov. 8, 2018. The date is observed annually on founder Mildred Winter’s birthday. This year, she is 98 years young!  Read more about FHSD Celebrates National Parents as Teacher Day Nov. 8
Infinite Campus Changing to Campus Parent and Campus Student
Infinite Campus Changing to Campus Parent and Campus Student
Posted on 11/05/2018
Providing easy access to your student’s information is a top priority for FHSD. Class schedules, assignments, attendance, course registration, report cards, and transcripts are all accessed through Infinite Campus, the District’s student information system. Infinite Campus is undergoing some upgrades to improve communication and enhance the user experience for parents and students.  Read more about Infinite Campus Changing to Campus Parent and Campus Student
FHSD Veterans Day Events
FHSD Celebrates Veterans Day
Posted on 11/05/2018
In honor of Veterans Day and in appreciation for the men and women who have served our country, FHSD schools will participate in a variety of events to recognize our heroes. A list of the activities occurring throughout the District can be found below:  Read more about FHSD Celebrates Veterans Day
Halloween at EC Central School Road
Halloween at EC Central School Road
Posted on 10/30/2018
The students and staff at Early Childhood Central School Road celebrated Halloween with a trick-or-treat parade around the building and themed activities on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 31. Happy Halloween!   Read more about Halloween at EC Central School Road
Cottleville Fire Department Visits Central School Road
Cottleville Fire Department Visits Central School Road
Posted on 10/05/2018
On Oct. 1 and Oct. 2, the Cottleville Fire Department visited Early Childhood Central School Road to give a fire safety presentation. Students were able to board a firetruck. October is Fire Prevention Month. Please review your fire escape plan at home with all family members!  Read more about Cottleville Fire Department Visits Central School Road
National Physical Therapy Month
FHSD Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month in October
Posted on 10/03/2018
School-based physical therapy involves dynamic collaboration with students, staff, and parents to ensure that every student is able to successfully navigate the school environment and effectively learn, socialize, and play. At FHSD, this includes assessing all areas where a student might interact during the school day – bus, classroom, hallways, playgrounds, gymnasiums, and lunch rooms – to ensure that the student can be as independent as possible in their functional mobility.  Read more about FHSD Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month in October
Congratulations to Cindy Long and her grandson who were the winners of the Scholastic Book Fair Enchanted Forest Raffle Basket!  We would like to thank all of our preschool parents and grandparents for their purchases at our Book Fair!
Enchanted Forest Raffle Winner Announced
Posted on 09/10/2018
Congratulations to Cindy Long and her grandson who were the winners of the Scholastic Book Fair Enchanted Forest Raffle Basket! We would like to thank all of our preschool parents and grandparents for their purchases at our Book Fair!  Read more about Enchanted Forest Raffle Winner Announced
Delta Dental Theatre Visits EC Central School Road
Delta Dental Theatre Visits EC Central School Road
Posted on 09/10/2018
On Sep. 10, students at EC - Central School Road enjoyed a presentation from the Delta Dental Theatre Group entitled “Teeth on the Go." The fun, interactive program helps preschoolers learn the good habits of oral health.  Read more about Delta Dental Theatre Visits EC Central School Road
Zones of Regulation - Session I
Zones of Regulation - Session I
Posted on 08/24/2018
On Tuesday, Aug. 20 and Thursday, Aug. 23, the students at Early Childhood Center - Central School Road participated in the first of three sessions of “The Zones of Regulation” curriculum to help gain skills in the area of self-regulation. Self-regulation can go by many names, such as self-control, self-management and impulse control.   Read more about Zones of Regulation - Session I
FHSD Transportation Audit
FHSD Transportation Audit
Posted on 08/16/2018
School bus transportation for students in the Francis Howell School District has been provided by First Student since 1985. While this partnership has served the transportation needs of FHSD well for more than 30 years, the District recently commissioned an analysis to proactively examine the efficiency of the operation and to verify current service levels and to determine if there are any opportunities for improvement.  Read more about FHSD Transportation Audit
What's New for 2018-19
What's New for the 2018-19 School Year?
Posted on 08/01/2018
The 2018-19 school year will kick off on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. As students stream back into classrooms, they will encounter some new programs and initiatives. Here’s what’s new in FHSD:  Read more about What's New for the 2018-19 School Year?
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Posted on 07/19/2018
The start of the 2018-19 school year is just around the corner! Parents and guardians planning for the new school year need to make sure children are up-to-date on their immunizations.  Read more about Add Immunizations to Your Back to School Checklist
Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Posted on 07/19/2018
Francis Howell School District is always looking for ways to save taxpayer dollars and still improve convenience for parents and students. Both goals are achieved with the Peachjar flyer distribution system. FHSD delivers school information and approved flyers from community organizations electronically through Peachjar. These eflyers are emailed directly to you, and can also be viewed by clicking the Peachjar button on the home page of your school’s website.  Read more about Peachjar Electronic Flyers
Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
Posted on 07/19/2018
FHSD and all schools in the District use a variety of communication channels to share important school information with parents/guardians. FHSD uses the SchoolMessenger Notification System to provide timely communication to parents about emergencies, weather related closures, attendance, and other messages that are closely related to the mission of our schools.  Read more about Sign-up for SchoolMessenger Text Messages
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