Howard Happenings

October 8, 2018

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Chronic Attendance Update-20.1%

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Our goal for the year is 19% chronic attendance (37 students) currently we are at 20.1% (39 students)

Let's continue our work of reaching out to students who are absent and letting them know all the great things they have missed.

Shout out to Carranza for having the highest satisfactory attendance-80%

Shout out to Friedman for having the lowest chronic attendance-13.7

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F&P Update-97.2% Participation

Goal-100% Participation

Please ensure you assess and input all students into illuminate by 10/12.

Shout out to 3rd and 4th for 100% participation.

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Shout Out To:

Brown and Gray for all your hard work on Thursday.

Jamie and Halleli for all your support of Howard Students.

Important Information-ALL

Just a reminder that TAG and Play Fighting are not allowed during recess.

Important Information-Teachers

All teachers being evaluated, please send me an invite for a formal observation this month.

Best Practice of the Week - Bulletin Boards

Bulletin Boards should:

  • align with a current unit of study
  • showcase student work and learning
  • include the teacher name, grade and learning objective
  • be updated often

Please review and update your current bulletin board.

Resources below.

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Friedman

Upper Yard-Mathis


Monday 10/8
  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Fire Drill 1:30
  • Staff Meeting 3 to 4

Tuesday 10/9

  • ILT Meeting 3 to 4

Wednesday 10/10

  • Minimum Day
  • Big Smiles Tooth Fairy Visit
  • Hoot and Holler 1 to 1:30
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 to 3:30
  • Howard Collaboration 3:30 to 4

Thursday 10/11

  • Shoo the Flu
  • Picture Day

Friday 10/12

  • Williams Off Site in Am-All Administers Meeting

Professional Learning 10/10


Teachers will utilize Math curriculum tools to plan for strong data-based math instruction.

Please bring:

Math Expressions Book

Math Core Curriculum Book

Cycle 2 Overview

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Upcoming October Events

10/15--Faculty Council

10/18--Family Game Night

10/19--No School


10/30--SSC Meeting

Upcoming November Events

11/5--Grocery Giveaway

11/7--Hoot and Holler

11/9--Minimum Day End of the 1st Trimester

11/9--Lockdown Drill

11/12--No School Veterans Day

11/13--Fire/Earthquake Drill

11/14--Report Cards Due by 4 pm

11/15--Grocery Giveaway

11/16--Vision Screening

11/19 to 11/23--Thanksgiving Break

11/26 to 11/27--Minimum Days Howard Professional Learning

11/28 to 11/30--Minimum Days Parent Teacher Conferences

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