Howard Happenings

August 13, 2018

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Shout Out To:

Ms. Brown for graciously allowing us to use her room for our professional development and collaboration.

Ms. C and Mr. Shamon for all their work getting our campus ready for students.

Mrs. Garcia and Ms. Theresa for going above and beyond during registration.

Mr. Rene for being our amazing PBIS Lead.

Important Information

On the first day of school...
  • all teachers should report to the yard at 8:20.
  • you will find two sheets in your box, 2 Attendance Class Rosters. Do not allow students in your class who are not on your Class List, they have not registered. Send them to the office.
  • give out oodles of Scholar Dollars to reinforce behaviors. First Day of School Goal-$50 per staff member
  • let me know if you need anything
  • have loads of fun

General Information

  • take attendance by 10 am every day. If you are unable to access take attendance on the Attendance Class Roster and submit to the office by 10 am.
  • post the total number of students who have shown up by grade level on your board by 10 am every day in a visible location.
  • this first week of school should be focused on explicitly teaching classroom expectations and routines in context, creating positive climate and culture and team building.

Teacher Deliverables - Due by August 24th

BOY Parent Letter
  • Upload to the Team Drive Deliverables Folder
Week at a Glance Schedule
  • Upload to the Team Drive Deliverables Folder
PE Schedule
  • Upload to the Team Drive Deliverables Folder
BOY Checklist
  • Turn in to the Front Office

The 17/18 Archives-Deliverables Folders have examples of all the above documents.

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-All

Upper Yard-All

Focus-Wise Way

Monday 8/13
  • First Day of School
  • Morning Message 8:40 am

Tuesday 8/14

  • Howard Bootcamp
  • Day 2 Count

Wednesday 8/15

  • Minimum Day
  • Hoot and Holler 1 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Support Staff Meeting 1:45 pm to 2:15 pm
  • Optional Sipps Planning Meeting 2:15 pm to 3 pm

Thursday 8/16

Friday 8/17

  • Day 5 Count
  • Friday Flashback 2:30 pm

Howard Bootcamp


Restroom, Flag-Pole, Hall and Office Expectations will be taught on 8/14 during Howard Bootcamp, schedule below.

Cafeteria Expectations will be taught all week from 11:45-12 (K-2) and 12:25-12:40 (3-5).

Playground Expectations will be taught all week during morning recess.

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BOY Cycle Overview

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8/20--Staff Meeting

8/27--Faculty Council

8/28--SSC Establishment Meeting


8/30--Back to School Night

8/31--Teacher Objectives Due

Upcoming September Events

9/6--K2College Convening

9/10--Grocery Giveaway

9/12--Hoot and Holler

9/17--Staff Meeting

9/21--Family Movie Night

9/24--Faculty Council

9/25--SSC Meeting


9/27--Minimum Day

9/28--Professional Development Day