Howard Happenings

September 18, 2017

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Shout Out To:

Owens, Garcia, Wesley, Brown, Bennet, the Nodora Family for supporting with the earthquake and fire drill.

Markus. Great Earthquake and Fire Drill.

Sherren, Baker Nash, Mathis, Hodnett. Great job completing SRI and SMI.

Sherren for all your hard work to get the Student Store up and running.

Cycle 1 Information

August 21-September 29

  • Creating the Conditions for Student Learning
  • Readers and Writers Workshop Set Up and Implementation.

Cycle 1 Theory of Action

If we have consistent PBIS implementation, clear classroom expectations and procedures and strong standards aligned readers and writers workshop then we will create the conditions for student learning that will allow our students to master grade level standards.

Materials needed for this Wednesday's PL:

  • Laptop
  • PD Binder
  • Reading Unit of Study-Unit 1

Please ensure you are on pace to complete Readers and Writers Unit 1 by the end of the cycle.

Cycle 1-Classroom Look Fors

Clear Classroom Expectations and Procedures

Readers and Writers Workshop Implementation including anchor charts

Posted Objectives and Standards

WISE Way represented in the classroom

Important Information

  • This week during Library time. I will be meeting with teachers to review and finalize objectives.
  • We are coming to the end of cycle 1. Please ensure you are on track to complete Readers and Writers workshop Unit 1 and have completed and entered all F&P Assessments by Friday, September 22nd. Professional Learning the week of the September 25th will be focused on data review and planning for cycle 2.

Staff Roster

Bell Schedule

Teacher Evaluation Handbook

Howard Community Handbook

Howard Staff Handbook

Math Curriculum Document

Prep/Enrichment Schedule

Primary Yard Duty Schedule

Upper Yard Duty Schedule

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Markus

Upper-Grade Yard-Sherren

PBIS Focus-Exceptionally PREPARED

This week we will focus on PREPARED. This a great time to collaboratively define what it means to be prepared with your students and to ensure you are positively reinforcing students who are prepared.

By Friday at Lunch, please submit two students to the office who exemplified prepared this week.

Week at a Glance

  • F&P Assessments
  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12

11:00: Markus

11:30: Friedman

  • Staff Meeting 3 to 4


  • F&P Assessments


  • Minimum Day
  • F&P Assessments
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 pm to 4 pm.


  • F&P Assessments
  • Williams Off-Site Professional Learning
  • Farmers Market 2 pm to 5 pm


  • F&P Assessment and Entry Deadline
  • Friday Flashback Message 2:30-Students who showed PREPARED behavior.


  • School Open 10 to 2 (School will not be open 9/30)
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Month at a Glance

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