Howard Happenings

November 5, 2018

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Chronic Attendance Update-20.4%

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Goal-19%

Our goal for the year is 19% chronic attendance (37 students) currently we are at 17.4% (40 students), an increase of 9 students from the previous week.


Shout out to Carranza (80%) and Plummer (69.6%) for having the highest satisfactory attendance.


Shout out to Friedman (13.7%) for having the lowest chronic attendance.

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Important Information-ALL

Please ensure you sign in and out daily


All confidential or personal information should be printed in the library and picked up promptly.

Important Information-Teachers

Grade Reporting and End of Trimester:

  • AERIES is open for grade reporting
  • End of Trimester 1, Friday 11/9 (minimum day)
  • Deadline for submitting grades to AERIES is Wed 11/14 @ 4pm
  • Report Cards sent home, Friday 11/16
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences, Wed 11/28 - Fri 11/30
  • Resources for writing comments: 101 Report Card Comments to Use Right Now
  • Reminder to edit for spelling and grammar


Please ensure that you are on time (immediately following the bell) to pick up from the yard and/or cafeteria.


Just a reminder that the teacher workday begins at 8:00 am. Please contact me if you will be late.

Best Practice of the Week - Vocabulary Instruction

Vocabulary Instruction:
  • focused on Tier 2 words across the content areas
  • supports readers below grade level, English language learners and students with IEPs


Resources below.

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Amanat

Upper Yard-Baker Nash

Focus-Scholar Skills


Monday 11/5
  • Cost Meeting 11 to 12
  • Grocery Giveaway


Tuesday 11/6

  • Williams Off Site in AM


Wednesday 11/7

  • Minimum Day
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 to 3:30
  • Howard Collaboration 3:30 to 4


Thursday 11/8


Friday 11/9

  • Minimum Day
  • End of the 1st Trimester
  • Lockdown Drill 11

Cycle 2 Overview

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Upcoming November Events

11/12--No School Veterans Day

11/13--Fire/Earthquake Drill

11/14--Hoot and Holler

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