Howard Happenings

February 15, 2016


Accelerated Reader Tally

Baker Nash - 1,731, 891 Words Read

Markus - 915, 694 Words Read

Sherren - 819, 731 Words Read

Eckley - 759, 020 Words Read

Hill- 10, 300 Words Read

Chapple/Marston - 10, 134 Words Read

Top 10 Upper Grade Students

  1. Kassandra Nunez-Lopez - 262, 263 (Baker Nash)
  2. Angel Coleman - 248, 687 (Baker Nash)
  3. Ishmael Solwazi - 194, 527 (Eckley)
  4. Nevaeh Wilson - 185, 382 (Baker Nash)
  5. Jeremiah Williams - 183, 400 (Baker Nash)
  6. Isaiah West- 175, 736 (Markus)
  7. Xavier Moreno- 173, 604 (Baker Nash)
  8. Miriam Angulo - 120, 332 (Sherren)
  9. Roseyln Gonzale Contreras - 116, 692 (Sherren)
  10. Sebastian Drumer - 98, 078 (Baker Nash)

Top 5 Primary Students

  1. David Tapia- 8, 862 (Hill)
  2. David Castaneda- 6, 834 (Chapple)
  3. Alexis Musselwhite- 1, 167 (Chapple)
  4. Wysdom Owens- 974 (Hill)
  5. Allen Owens- 880 (Chapple)

Shout Outs

Mrs Lyon and Ms Dosa and the Ann Martin team for all your support of Howard students.

Mrs Brown for all that you do.

Mr. Sherren for installing the projector in Portable 5 on the ceiling

Ms. Brown for her cheerful attitude every day.

Mr. Grey for helping our new student calm down in the morning.

Mrs. Novak for always being helpful with resources and expertise

Mr. Carranza for great resources for Inclusion

Ms. Willie for keeping this school beautiful

Ms. Novak for sharing some strategies for behavior management.

Ms. Owens for working with some of the 4th-grade students after school with math tutoring

Please let me know if you have a shout out you would like to see in our Howard


Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Chapple/Marston

Upper Yard-Markus

Instructional Focus and Look For for the Week

Clear Student Friendly Content-Language Objectives

Quick Reminders

  • Separate PE Schedules should be posted in all classrooms and uploaded to your google drive folder.
  • Supply orders should be submitted via email to Mrs. Ratcliff and Ms. Williams.
  • To ensure student safety, it is important that all staff report to yard duty on time.

Week at a Glance


No School


Williams Coaching Day

Cost Meeting 11 to 12


Williams Office Day

Williams Off Site in the afternoon

Staff PD 2 to 3:30

Minimum Day


Williams Off Site Principal PD

Farmers Market 12 to 5:30

Inclusion Task Force Meeting 4 to 6


Williams Coaching Day

Important Upcoming Dates

FC Meeting-2/22

Math Assessment Testing Window 2/22 to 3/4

ILT Meeting-2/23

Springboard Summer School Meeting-2/24

Howard Family Art Night- 2/24

PLC Meetings-2/25

Howard Community Day - 2/27

Instructional Support Staff Meeting 3/2

Odds and Ends

  • Web resources (go noodle, class dojo, etc) can be found here.
  • All Howard documents can be found here.
  • PD Agendas can be found here
  • Please sign up for Chromebook carts using the Chromebook sign out calendar

Clerical Corner

  • Please submit attendance by 10:30 am daily
  • Personal leave days must be requested 3 days in advance by completing a B form and submitting to Mrs Ratcliff.
  • Incident reports should be filled out and submitted to the office for all head and major injuries (Incident reports do not go home).
  • Ouch reports should be filled out and sent home for all minor injuries.
  • Sign in and out daily with arrival and departure times.
  • All independent study requests must be referred to Mrs Gross.