Howard Happenings

December 17, 2018

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Chronic Absence Update-23.6%

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Goal-19%

Our goal for the year is 19% chronic absence (37 students) currently we are at 23.6 an increase of 2% from last week.


Please continue to reach out to families of students with chronic absence.


Shout out to Carranza (80%) and Plummer (73.9%) for having the highest satisfactory attendance.


Shout out to Plummer (13%) for having the lowest chronic absence with no students in the severe category.

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Mid Year SRI Update - 30% At or Above Grade Level

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SRI Goal-45% At or Above Grade Level

Shout out to 3rd and 5th grade for the highest number of students at or above grade level.

Important Information-ALL

We will be having Howard get together on Friday 21st. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Please ask Mrs. Winner for details.


All personal days need to be requested in advance via email.


It is a district requirement that all staff use their OUSD email for communication. Please ensure you check your OUSD email at least once daily. Reach out if you can not access your email account.

Important Information-Teachers

The Howard Oratorical Assembly will be held on January 23rd. Please ensure you are preparing students now. Winter Break is a great time for students to memorize their piece.


F&Ps for all students below grade level should be given by Jan 31st. Please reach out if you have any questions.

Yard Duty

Primary Yard- Freidman

Upper Yard-Mathis

Monday 12/17

  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Faculty Council 3 to 4


Tuesday 12/18


Wednesday 12/19

  • Minimum Day
  • Howard Pot Luck
  • Winter Music Program 1 to 1:30
  • Howard Professional Development 2 to 3:30
  • Howard Collaboration 3:30 to 4:00


Thursday 12/20

  • Vision to Learn On Site
  • Grocery Giveaway
  • Williams Off-Site Principal Professional Learning


Friday 12/21

  • Howard EOY Gathering

Upcoming December Events

12/24 to 1/4 Winter Break

Upcoming January Events

1/7 Grocery Giveaway

1/8 and 1/10 Expectations Rotations

1/14 Staff Meeting

1/21 No School

1/23 Howard Oratorical

1/24 Minimum Day

1/24 Howard STEAM Night

1/25 Professional Development Day

1/28 Faculty Council