Howard Happenings

September 25, 2017

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Shout Out To:

Teachers for all your hard work to complete F&P testing.

Baker Nash and Sherren for thinking outside the box to support each other with F&P Testing.

Room 11 for your flexibility and commitment to ALL Howard students.

Cycle 1 Information

August 21-September 29

  • Creating the Conditions for Student Learning
  • Readers and Writers Workshop Set Up and Implementation.

Cycle 1 Theory of Action

If we have consistent PBIS implementation, clear classroom expectations and procedures and strong standards aligned readers and writers workshop then we will create the conditions for student learning that will allow our students to master grade level standards.

Please ensure you are on pace to complete Readers and Writers Unit 1 by the end of the cycle.

Cycle 1-Classroom Look Fors

Clear Classroom Expectations and Procedures

Readers and Writers Workshop Implementation including anchor charts

Posted Objectives and Standards

WISE Way represented in the classroom

Cycle 2 Information

October 2 to December 1

  • Scholar Skills-Excellence, Curiosity, Perseverance, and Flexibility
  • Readers Workshop-Mini-lessons and Interactive Read Alouds

Important Information

  • We are coming to the end of cycle 1. Please ensure you are on track to complete Readers and Writers workshop Unit 1 and have completed and entered all F&P Assessments. Professional Learning this week will be focused on data review and planning for cycle 2.
  • Just a reminder that all staff should be reinforcing behaviors with Scholar Dollars.

Staff Roster

Bell Schedule

Teacher Evaluation Handbook

Howard Community Handbook

Howard Staff Handbook

Math Curriculum Document

Prep/Enrichment Schedule

Primary Yard Duty Schedule

Upper Yard Duty Schedule

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Friedman

Upper-Grade Yard-Baker Nash

PBIS Focus-Wise Way

This week we will focus on the Wise Way. This a great time to reflect to ensure you are positively reinforcing students who demonstrated the WISE Way.

By Friday at Lunch, please submit two students to the office who exemplified the Wise Way this week.

Week at a Glance

  • Morning Message 8:30 to 8:40
  • Cycle 1 Classroom Walkthroughs
  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Faculty Council 3 to 4
  • Blueprint Special Education Study Session @ Howard 5:30 to 8



  • Minimum Day
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 pm to 4 pm.
  • SSC Meeting 5 to 6:30


  • Minimum Day
  • Howard Professional Learning 1:45 to 2:45
  • Farmers Market 2 pm to 5 pm


  • Minimum Day
  • Big Smiles OnSite
  • Friday Flashback Message 1:20-Students who showed WISE behavior.
  • Howard Professional Learning 1:45 to 2:45
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Month at a Glance

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