Howard Happenings

August 21, 2017

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Important Information

On the first day of school...
  • teachers should report to the yard at 8:20. When the bell rings have students line up for the WISE Bootcamp kick-off assembly.
  • you will find two sheets in your box, a Student Directory by Counselor List and an Attendance Class Roster. Do not allow students in your class who are not on the Student Directory by Counselor List, they have not registered. Send them to the office.
  • 10:00 (kinder) and 10:30 (1st-5th) recess will be inside.
  • send home your BOY parent letter.
  • give out oodles of Scholar Dollars to reinforce behaviors. First Day of School Goal-$100 per staff member
  • let me know if you need anything
  • have loads of fun


General Information

  • take attendance by 10 am every day. If you are unable to access Aeries.net take attendance on the Attendance Class Roster and submit to the office by 10 am.
  • post the total number of students who have shown up by grade level on your board by 10 am every day in a visible location.
  • this first week of school should be focused on administering formative assessments (math battery, words their way, writing assessment), establishing routines and creating positive climate and culture.


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

Teacher Deliverables - Upload by 8/25 to the Team Drive Deliverables Folder

  1. BOY Parent Letter
  2. Week at a Glance Schedule
  3. PE Schedule

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-All

Upper-Grade Yard-All

Week at a Glance

Monday
  • First Day of School
  • Formative Assessments
  • Welcome Assembly 8:30 to 9:00
  • Solar Eclipse 9 to 11:30-for student safety we will have inside recess.


Tuesday

  • Formative Assessments
  • Howard Bootcamp


Wednesday

  • Formative Assessments
  • Teacher Worktime 1:45 to 2:45
  • Support Staff Meeting-Canceled


Thursday

  • Formative Assessments
  • Howard Bootcamp


Friday

  • Formative Assessments
  • Friday Flashback Announcement 2:35
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Walkthrough Focus-Conditions for Student Learning

How are you establishing the conditions for student learning?


Classroom Environment

  • Seating

  • Walls

  • Student Resource Center

  • Chill Zone

  • Small Group Table


Systems, Procedures, and Routines

  • Transitions

  • Entry and Exit

  • Reinforcement System


Student Leadership

  • Student Jobs

  • Student Spaces in the Classroom


Student Engagement and Participation

  • Attention Getting Signal

  • Collaboration Expectations

  • Equity of Student Voice

Month at a Glance

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