Howard Happenings

January 25, 2016


Accelerated Reader Tally

Baker Nash - 1,110,670 Words Read

Markus - 528,486 Words Read

Sherren - 511,983 Words Read

Eckley - 429,944 Words Read

Hill- 3,234 Words Read

Chapple/Marston - 0 Words Read

Top 10 Students

  1. Angel Coleman - 200,986
  2. Kassandra Nunez-Lopez - 170,959
  3. Nevaeh Wilson - 169,176
  4. Isaiah West- 127,925
  5. Jeremiah Williams - 119,102
  6. Xavier Moreno- 108,460
  7. Roseyln Gonzale Contreras - 96,663
  8. Christian Stewart - 71,875
  9. Miriam Angulo - 71,230
  10. Ishmeal Solwazi - 59,873

Shout Outs

Ms. Eckley for her proactive response in her efforts to attain ELA curriculum for room 7 students

Ms. Brown for making her science lesson plans available for teachers ahead of time. Thanks also for the snail races. They brought out the sports lover in both students and staff members

Mr Carranza for helping Mrs Zielinski get her chrome book connected to projector for students to watch videos!

Ms. Eckley, Mr. Carranza, Ms. Baker-Nash for contributing your knowledge to the buy back day

Thanks again to everyone who contributed breakfast.

Mr. Carranza for using the Wii to have fun with his class

Ms. Owens for working with students who have conflicts on the yard

Ms. Eckley for asking for help with the copy machine

Mr. Gray for helping to keep students calm and focused and for helping with homework afterschool

Mr. Sherren and Ms. Zielinski for doing an awesome job with yard duty

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


Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Hill

Upper Yard-Baker Nash

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 Walkthrough Day


Williams Office Day

Cost Meeting 11 to 12


Williams Office Day

Councilmember Larry Reid for African American Read In-10:40 to 11:45

PBIS Site Visit 11 to 12:15

Staff PD 2 to 3:30

Minimum Day


Williams Offsite Principal PD

James Harris for African American Read-In 9 to 10

Farmers Market 12 to 5:30

Inclusion Task Force Meeting 4 to 6

SSC/PT0 Meeting 6 to 7


Williams Walkthrough Day

Upper-Grade Student of the Month Assembly-1:30 to 2

Primary Grade Student of the Month Assembly-2:10 to 2:40

Important Upcoming Dates

Staff Meeting-2/8 3 to 4

ILT Meeting-2/9 3 to 4

PLC Meetings-2/11 3 to 4

Presidents Day/No School-2/15

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.