The SCC Parents Association has created a great new resource for parents who are concerned about sexually explicit and inappropriate books.    Using this new site, anyone can:

  • Quickly see which books are available in each school library, categorized using a ratings system developed by
  • Read a report on each book, including excerpts and page number references
  • Learn about district policies and how to challenge a book in your district
  • Learn about Missouri laws regarding providing explicit sexual material to children, and how to file a police report.

Click here to access the site:

How to challenge a book in FHSD:

District Policy/Regulation 6241 says:

If the questioner wishes to file a formal challenge, a copy of the District’s Procedures for Public Complaints about the Curriculum and Instructional or Media Materials and a Request for Reconsideration of Learning Resources form shall be handed or mailed to the concerned party by the principal and returned within a 14- calendar day period.

We recommend that you follow these steps:

  • Email your student’s building principal and briefly describe your objection to the book.  Request a copy of the policy and form.
  • attach a copy of the pdf review of the book
  • CC:,,
  • follow up your email with a personal phone call.   Be courteous.
  • complete the form and return

What else you can do:

  • Attend a FHSD School board meeting and voice your concerns –
    See here for schedule and more information.
  • Please contact us to find out more, help us to find and elect a better school board, or to share your concerns and experiences
  • Consider making a donation to help us elect better school board members.