Howard Happenings

January 8, 2018

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Cycle 3 Information

December 4 to February 2
  • PBIS Re-engagement
  • Conferring (K-2)
  • Supporting ideas with evidence using complex text (3-5)

Cycle 3 Theory of Action

If our K-2 classrooms have strong data aligned conferring during Readers Workshop then students will develop the necessary reading behaviors that allow them to read on grade level.

If our 3rd through 5th-grade students engage with grade level complex text and support their ideas with text-based evidence then they will develop the reading skills to read on grade level and master grade level standards.

Important Information

  • F&P assessments should be administered this month. Please let me know if you need any support.

  • If you have not done so already, please complete your December PE minutes form.

  • Our school oratorical assembly will be next Wednesday, January 17th.

  • For student safety, do not leave students unsupervised in your classroom. It only takes a second for something to happen.

  • For student safety, please report to yard duty on time. Students are being released when the bell rings and it is important that supervision is available at that time.

  • All requests for personal days must be submitted in writing either via email or a B Form at least 3 days advance of any days taken. Please note that personal days taken without prior approval will not be approved.

Updated Prep/Enrichment Schedule

Staff Roster

Bell Schedule

Teacher Evaluation Handbook

Howard Community Handbook

Howard Staff Handbook

Math Curriculum Document

Primary Yard Duty Schedule

Upper Yard Duty Schedule

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Friedman

Upper-Grade Yard-Baker Nash

Week at a Glance


  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Howard Grocery Give Away 2:30 to 3:30



  • Minimum Day
  • Hoot and Holler 1 to 1:30
  • Howard Professional Learning/Collaboration 1:45 to 4


  • Williams Off Site-Principal Professional Learning


  • Fire Drill 10:20 am
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Month at a Glance

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