Howard Happenings

September 3, 2018

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Chronic Attendance

Year to Date-18.1%

Please reach out to families when students are absent multiple days.


  • Let them know all the great things they missed.
  • Encourage families to bring students to school before and/or after appointments
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Shout Out To:

Everyone who supported our first Hootenanny.

Teachers for a great Back to School night.

Ms. Tiffany for stepping in to support our Sipps instruction this Friday.

Important Information-ALL

Reminder: We are only distributing one and five scholar dollars.

On Wednesday's from 12:50 to 1:20 we would like to implement enrichment time for students every other week. Please complete this form letting me know what you would like to teach and how many students you could have in the class. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

All Staff should complete Mandated Reporter Training by September 24th. Please see this memo for more information. Once you complete the training please print the certificate and provide a copy to Mrs. Garcia.

Important Information-Teachers

There will be no library this week.

Please ensure you are on time picking students from the yard, cafeteria, and prep.

We will be ordering supplies this week. If you have not done so already please add office depot items to this form, asap. If you would like a specific item, please include the item number.

Students sent out of class without a URF, destination pass or note will be sent back to class.

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Amanat

Upper Yard-Baker Nash


Monday 9/3
  • No School-Labor Day

Tuesday 9/4

  • F&P Assessment Window
  • Williams Off Site

Wednesday 9/5

  • F&P Assessment Window
  • Williams Off Site
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 to 3:30
  • Howard Collaboration 3:30 to 4

Thursday 9/6

  • F&P Assessment Window
  • Williams Off Site
  • K2College Fall Convening

Friday 9/7

  • F&P Assessment Window
  • Friday Flashback 2:30 pm

9/5 Professional Learning


Teachers will develop a shared understanding of complex text and designate a time for shared/close reading of complex text.

Please bring:


Non-Fiction Complex Text Aligned to the current unit

Cycle 1 Overview, Goals, and Practices

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Upcoming September Events

9/10--Grocery Giveaway

9/11--Fire/Earthquake Drill

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

Upcoming October Events

10/1--Grocery Giveaway

10/8--Fire/Earthquake Drill

10/8--Staff Meeting

10/10--Hoot and Holler

10/11--Picture Day

10/11--Shoo the Flu

10/12--F&P Entry Deadline

10/15--Faculty Council

10/18--Family Game Night

10/19--No School


10/30--SSC Meeting