Humboldt News-Homecoming Edition

September 25, 2022

From the Desk of Dr. Butler

Greetings Humboldt Family,

We have completed three weeks of school and I am grateful to say that Humboldt has amazing staff, students and caregivers. As we continue to make the necessary adjustments to ensure the educational experience is successful for all students, I want to highlight a few reminders. All students are welcome at Humboldt High School, but all behavior is not welcome and/or appropriate.

  • Parents please be mindful that due to the lack of staff supervision, the doors will not be open in the morning for students until 8:15a.m. The weather is getting colder!!!
  • Students must attend all classes on time.
  • Students must have a pass for an intended purpose while in the hall during passing time.
  • Students that abuse the pass privileges, will have their name added to the NO PASS list.
  • We do not have a TikTok class anywhere in the building. Students that are truant to class to make videos and/or roam the halls may be dismissed with a required readmit parent meeting.
  • Disruptive and disrespectful behavior is not tolerated and the appropriate and immediate response will address the situation with parental contact.

Thank you for your continued support as you stay actively engaged in the educational journey of your child(ren).

In-Person Conferences, October 6

Conferences will take place Thursday, October 6 from 4-7 at Humboldt. We ask that families still make an appointment to meet with teachers via their google calendars. If you need specific language interpreters there will be instructions on how to request those services. Teachers will update their calendars and information and it will be available to students and parents via Schoology. Below is the timeline of dates and next steps to prepare for conferences.

Sept 25- Message to families in Newsletter

Sept 27 - Robocall to families, conference materials shared

Sept 28- Teacher’s make schedules available online

Sept 29-30 Interpreters work with families to schedule conferences

Oct 3- Robocall, final reminder to families to schedule conferences

Oct 6- Conferences 4-7, all teaching staff will be in the building

Student Support Services

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Picture Day

School picture day is scheduled for November 4th and retakes are on December 7th.

For families and students thinking ahead, there is a discount if you would like to pre-order your yearbook. The discount Is good until this Friday, September 30.Click on the PDF below for access to the coupon.

Foundations Middle School

September's theme is Identity. Students will explore what makes them who they are. In 6th grade, they will learn what it means to try something new, 7th graders will learn how to handle mistakes, and 8th graders will learn how to harness their strengths.

Humboldt Homecoming 2022

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week has arrived and we're excited to share the events and activities happening during school as well as sports matches each day. We welcome students and their families to attend games and support our student athletes. We also invite community members and Humboldt Alumni to see our school and all the wonderful programs that our students are involved in. Besides Homecoming Week events, we also have Spirit Week dress up days. Each day next week is a different theme and we want to see all the kids in their best spirit wear. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed students. Dress up days listed below.

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet

On Thursday, September 29th we will be hosting the Humboldt Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet at Humboldt. Humboldt will be honoring several former athletes and coaches, securing their space in Humboldt's Hall of Fame.

Bernie Lancette1965

Jim Kuitu 1965

Doug Ruiz 1973

Greg Munos 1979

Jon Wessel 1993

Gary Gansfuss 1997

Chris Flowers 1998

Coach: Sue Hooper

Lifetime Achievement: Denice Marruffo- 2020

Lifetime Achievement: Dave Mergens- 2021

Homecoming Matches

Thursday 9/29:

  • Boys Soccer vs Washington - 4:15 PM (Senior Night)
  • Volleyball vs Patrick Henry - 7:00 PM

Friday 9/30:

  • Football vs Patrick Henry - 6:00 PM
  • Volleyball vs Patrick Henry - 7:00 PM

Above are the homecoming matches this week all held at Humboldt please come and support our students, especially our SENIORS! The link below has all of the matches for the week, all sports and levels. Come and cheer on even our youngest Hawks as we all celebrate Homecoming!

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Middle School Sports

Middle School Sports have begun and run through November 11th. There is still time to sign up. All athletes must have a sports physical to participate. Those can be done at our Health Start. The cost to participate is $5, for questions or forms please see Ms. Lawrence.

Homecoming Events

While there will not be a dance held next weekend, Humboldt will host an event/dance/pep-fest that the kids will be able to help organize and participate in. Please encourage your students to scan the QR code and vote for what type of event they'd like. We are still able to have a dance, we just want to make sure it's planned and prepared and what our students deserve! Middle School students will also have an opportunity for a dance or celebration that will take place during the school day at a later date to be decided.
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Family Engagement and Community

First PTO Meeting, Monday 9/26

Humboldt PTO is a group of parents and teachers that work together for the benefit of a school and the children being educated there. Humboldt PTO purpose is;

A. To build school community

B. To provide information and facilitate communication between parents and Humboldt school and the district

C. To help support teachers and families through volunteering at school events, supporting teachers, and helping fundraise to support opportunities for our students.

For more information contact

Dulce Meza-Family Liaison:

Beth Mork-PTO President and Parent:

All meetings will start at 6pm, at Humboldt(RM 1104)with light dinner and refreshments at 5:30.

September 26


First teacher support dinner; October 6




Fundraising update

-GIVE TO THE MAX-we will have information about this wonderful fundraiser and how it can benefit our school and students. We have made it easy for our staff and community/families to share our information, more details will be shared in a separate email.

-developing 501c3

-checking account update

Senior activity update

-senior picnic versus all night party

-senior merchandise

Homecoming activities, updating PTO contact list; emails, texting, or both

Ideas or Concerns

October 24

January 30

February 27

May 22

Helping Humboldt

New this year we have a wonderful feature that allows community, parents or other organizations to donate to our school throughout the year, with the click of a button.

Not to be confused with GIVE TO THE MAX which takes place in once a year and allows donors and organizations to give and have their donations matched. We will also be participating in GIVE TO THE MAX and details and information will be shared soon!

Pinwheel is an opportunity to donate at anytime and the donations cover a variety of different expenses and resources for our school and students. Please consider giving or sharing our Pinwheel!

Here is the link and QR code

Contact Us

Humboldt High School (Grades 6-12)
30 East Baker Street
Saint Paul, MN 55107

Main: (651) 293-8600
Fax: (651) 293-8605

Counseling Office:
(651) 744-2170

Athletic Office:
(651) 744-5640

School Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.