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Francis Howell announces new chief academic officer

As of July 1, Francis Howell School District has a new chief academic officer, Dr. Nathan Hoven. Hoven replaced Nicole Whitesell, who was hired as the director of the St. Charles County Center for Advanced Professional Studies [CAPS] program.

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Francis Howell hosts Community Awareness Night April 11

According to the Francis Howell School District, 53 St. Charles County residents died of prescription opioid or heroin overdoses in 2015. Last year, the district said the St. Charles County Ambulance District responded to more than 400 overdose calls. District officials claim prescription opioid and heroin addictions claim younger and younger victims each year.

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Heritage Landing provides Sanctuary for staff and students

“A traumatic experience impacts the entire person – the way we think, the way we learn, the way we remember things, the way we feel about ourselves, the way we feel about other people and the way we make sense of the world,” creator of the Sanctuary program, Sandra Bloom, M.D, said. Taking Dr. Bloom’s words to heart, four Francis Howell School District schools implemented a Sanctuary program last year, with five more coming on board this fall. Last year, Heritage Landing, John Weldon, Fairmount and Central Elementary schools began the Sanctuary model. Now, the Early Childhood Center at Meadows ...

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Bulletin Board – Immanuel Lutheran named National Blue Ribbon School

Immanuel Lutheran named National Blue Ribbon School U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. recently announced that Immanuel Lutheran School in St. Charles has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Immanuel is one of just 11 schools in Missouri to have received the honor in 2016. Nationwide, 50 private and 279 public schools were selected for the award, which is based on a school’s overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. Immanuel is now a two-time National Blue Ribbon School, having previously received the award in 1990. “This is one of ...

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