Howard Happenings

August 20, 2018

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Shout Out To:

Everyone for a great first week of school.

Important Information-ALL

All Staff must complete Mandated Reporter Training by September 24th. Please see this memo for more information

Important Information-Teachers

Library Begins This Week. Prep/Enrichment schedule is linked below.

All Teachers should administer Readers and Writers Workshop Unit Pre Assessments Monday, 8/20, Tuesday, 8/21 and Wednesday 8/22. Please reach out if you have any questions.

All 2nd to 5th Grade Teachers should administer Words Their Way Assessments. Please see this memo for details and please enter the number of books required on this spreadsheet by 8/29.

Deliverables-Due 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


Monday 8/20
  • Readers and Writers Unit Pre Assessments
  • Morning Message 8:40
  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Staff Meeting 3 to 4

Tuesday 8/21

  • Readers and Writers Unit Pre Assessments

Wednesday 8/22

  • Readers and Writers Unit Pre Assessments
  • Support Staff Meeting 1:45 to 2:30
  • Optional-Collaborative Planning Time 2 to 3

Thursday 8/23

  • Words Their Assessments
  • Williams Unavailable after 12 - IAB Training

Friday 8/24

  • Words Their Way Assessments
  • Friday Flashback 2:30 pm

BOY Cycle Overview

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Cycle Update

Great job everyone for teaching expectations and procedures in context and developing strong classroom culture.

Please use this week to administer formative assessments.

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