Horace Mann High School

News and Notes

District Goal

Our district believes that all students will be college, career and life ready.

1. All Students Get Better at Literacy!

1. Engaging and Effective Instruction!

1. Create and Maintain a Happy (Positive Emotional) Environment!

Horace Mann High School SLO


Building SLO: By Spring of 2017, 11th grade class average will meet the state average on the ACT.

By Spring of 2018, 11th grade class average will meet or surpass the state average on the ACT.

By Spring of 2019, 11th grade class average will surpass the state average on the ACT.


Thank you for supporting our students during homerooms. This week is about Homecoming. Thank you for making all of our students welcome and informed.

Amy Coe created a document-thank you!


Faculty meeting

Just a reminder Wednesday is faculty meeting in the library. We will have a rep from Y screen for an update for us and an activity.

I will share agenda on Tuesday-if you would like anything on the agenda for discussion please let me know.

Get up and Go!

Great job to Pam and Renee for sharing this challenge info out to all of us.

I encourage everyone to join in either individually or as a team. Many types of exercise count in as activities per minute. The Challenge began on Monday, Sept. 12th, so get signed up, then Get UP and GO ! Log those minutes!


* Thank you for taking attendance at the start of the hour.

* Thank you for making sure your to do form is in to the District office.

* Thank you for updating skyward.

* Thank you for giving Becky and Bridgett a heads up on any field trip.

* Thank you for sending positives home to parents and keeping them updated.

*Thank you for spreading ORANGE!!

Homecoming Week

Schedule reminders

Monday-regular day

Tuesday-Block day

Wednesday-Block day

Thursday-Early release schedule then all report to the gym for spirit olympics/pep assembly

Friday-normal day


What other updates would you like to see in weekly news and notes? Please share.

Congrats to Kurt Wismer on completing the Fox Cities Marathon!

Congrats to Tom Kiser on the birth of his grand child!

Matt Bertram hopefully will be joining us soon-I will keep you posted-still looking for a math teacher-any help is appreciated!

Linda will be gone to Beefarama this Thursday-Friday-Have fun Linda!!