Howard Happenings

February 8, 2016


Accelerated Reader Tally

Baker Nash - 1,321,243 Words Read

Markus - 846, 177 Words Read

Sherren - 559, 047 Words Read

Eckley - 491, 530 Words Read

Hill- 5, 371 Words Read

Chapple/Marston - 369 Words Read

Top 10 Students

  1. Angel Coleman - 231, 630
  2. Kassandra Nunez-Lopez - 209, 245
  3. Isaiah West- 175, 010
  4. Nevaeh Wilson - 171, 147
  5. Xavier Moreno- 157, 632
  6. Jeremiah Williams - 122, 211
  7. Miriam Angulo - 101, 491
  8. Ishmeal Solwazi - 98, 309
  9. Roseyln Gonzale Contreras - 96, 860
  10. Darius Ealy - 84, 181

Shout Outs

To Mrs Gross: for all she does to ensure we our fed at our meetings. She definitely goes above and beyond.

To Ms Brown: she makes science happen every week! planning and modifying it for all of the classes, including our SDCs, which is no small feat. Our kids get to engage in science and they're having so much fun, learning and exploring. Great work!

Ms. Brown: for her continued support with students and technology needs in the classroom.

Mr. Gray: for his support of both students and teachers at Howard.

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-Eckley

Quick Reminders

  • F &P, SRI and SMI should be completed by 2/12.
  • 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


Williams Office Day

Staff Meeting 3 to 4


Williams Coaching Day

Cost Meeting 11 to 12

ILT Meeting 3 to 4


Williams Office Day

Staff PD 2 to 3:30

Minimum Day


Williams Coaching Day

Farmers Market 12 to 5:30

PLC Meetings 3 to 4

Inclusion Task Force Meeting 4 to 6


Williams Office Day

Important Upcoming Dates

Presidents Day/No School-2/15

FC Meeting-2/22


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.