Hough Hawkline

August 31, 2020

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Dates for Doing Things

ZOOM PTO Meeting ------------------ 9/3 @ 6:30pm

Back to School Night------------------ 9/8

First PTO Meeting of the Year!

Please join us for the first PTO meeting of the year.


By join, of course, we mean grab your glasses, hunch toward a tablet or laptop screen and stare your unblinking stare at the mosaic majesty that is Zoom in the privacy of your home.


Smash the link below on Thursday, September 3rd at 6:30pm.


Join Zoom Meeting
https://barrington220.zoom.us/j/88099524990?pwd=ZlpzVDdXSUY0aHBvVXdNZGpTazBJdz09

Meeting ID: 880 9952 4990
Passcode: 974366

Back to (Home) School Night

Hough Street’s Back to School Night will be held the evening of Tuesday, September 8th. This event will be held on Zoom. (If you're sensing a trend for our events and meetings this first part of the year, you are correct.)


Watch for an email from Mr. Ernst outlining the specifics.

Hough Street/D220 Visitor Protocols

Please read and review prior to visiting any of the schools in our district.


Visitor Flyer (English)


Visitor Flyer (Spanish)

Spirit Wear

Tired of the same athleisure wear you wear every day? Is your wife tired of you wearing that same Weezer t-shirt every day, even though it has FINALLY reached peak comfort because you've had it for so long that the shirt is practically, but not quite, see through?


Get out of your one-step-above pajamas rut and get your Hough on. Spirit Wear orders are due by September 30th. You'll be the talk of every Zoom call with this year's gear.


https://theimprintery.com/product-category/spiritwear-programs-2020/hough-street-school/


Email Ali allisonlaumann@gmail.com or Katie ohmrswilson1@gmail.com with questions.

Thanks!

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PTO Dues Are ... Um ... Due!

If you haven't paid your PTO dues for the 2020-2021 school year, there's no time like yesterday.


Dues are $15 per child and can be paid through Infinite Campus. These dues help make all the ways we support Hough happen. They also help pay for a yearbook for your child, a timeless keepsake of your child captured in Zoom window after Zoom window.


Contact Bethany Brady if you have any questions: bethany.m.brady@gmail.com

Room Parents Needed!

Room Parents, we still need your help! But what, we imagine you're asking, ARE the Room Parent roles this year?!


That's a great question. Maybe you'll go on a masked patrol to peek into your neighbor's windows to ensure kids are paying attention in "class." Maybe you'll design custom Zoom backgrounds for every child. Maybe you'll create a new PE Class focused on TikTok dances.


The virtual world is YOUR digital oyster. YOU get to write the playbook! Let your creativity and enthusiasm shine as you support our teachers and students through our e-learning adventure.


To volunteer, please email Abby Bellgrau with your student's name, grade and teacher: abigail.bellgrau@gmail.com

Message from Principal Mr. Ernst

We made it!


The first days of the 2020-2021 school year are under our belts, and I could not be more pleased to celebrate the successes. Both our supply pick up and Meet the Teacher were outstanding.


It was so wonderful getting the opportunity to meet everyone and see the excitement in students’ eyes as the new school year was upon us. In addition, we are off to a great start with our first week of instruction. As we work through the newness in our distance learning format, I have been so encouraged by everyone’s flexibility, hard work, and determination.


Finally, don’t forget that I am here for you! If there are questions or concerns that I can help to answer please don’t hesitate to reach out. I hope everyone continues to have a wonderful start to the school year!


Mr. Ernst

Shop Local & Show Your Hough Support!

Shop local and support Hough! And shop Amazon and support Hough! So what we're saying is just shop and support Hough.


It’s easy peasy to feel pride with every purchase. Connect funds to Hough with a simple request at Heinen’s customer service or by logging onto smile.amazon.com and choosing our fabulous school.

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Community Happenings

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