Howard Happenings

October 12, 2015

Shout Outs

Thank you Mr Sherren for teaching Ms Brown how to put up bulletin boards and helping to paper boards for Back to School night.

Thank you everyone for your flexibility with schedule changes.

Thank you Ms Brown for helping Mr Sherren master goggle calendar.

Thank you to all of the folks who are using the Chrome Book sign up calendar to reserve a cart--Ms. Eckley, Ms. Markus, Ms. Marston, Ms. Baker-Nash, and Mr. Sherren.

Thank you Mrs Ophelia for the delicious chocolate cake.

Thank you Eckley for helping Sherren with google classroom.

Thank you Mr Sherren for manning the Farmers Market this Thursday.

Please let me know if you have a shout out you would like to see in our Howard


Quick Reminders

Primary Yard Duty-Zielinski

Upper Yard Duty-Sherren

To Do's

All Teachers

  1. Upload emergency sub plans
  2. Upload class schedule
  3. Please let the ELA (Tonia Chapple) and Math (Freida Baker-Nash) Leads know if you are missing curriculum materials.
  4. Please let Ms Brown know if you are missing Science materials.
  5. Please let Ms Williams know if you are missing Social Studies materials.

Sped Teaachers

  1. Upload your IEP calendar
  2. Upload your Support Staff Schedule

Clerical Corner

  • Please submit attendance by 10:30 am daily
  • Personal leave days must be requested 3 days in advance by completing a B form and submitting to Mrs Ratcliff.
  • Incident reports should be filled out and submitted to the office for all head and major injuries (Incident reports do not go home).
  • Ouch reports should be filled out and sent home for all minor injuries.
  • All supply requests should be submitted via email to Mrs Ratcliff and Ms Williams and will be filled by the end of the day for supplies on hand.
  • Sign in and out daily with arrival and departure times.
  • All independent study requests must be referred to Mrs Gross.

Week at a Glance


Williams Informal Observations

Staff Meeting 3 to 4


Williams Informal Observations

Cost Meeting 11 to 12


Williams Informal Observations

Jacques on Site

Minimum Day

Staff PD 2-3:30


Williams Off Site

Shoo the Flu

Farmers Market 12-5:30


No School-Professional Development Day

Important Upcoming Dates

FC Meeting Monday October 19th

No Bully Survey October 22 and 23

Odds and Ends

  • Please do not use the teacher workroom to store unwanted items. If you have unwanted items in your classroom please speak with Ms Willie.
  • Please review the district's policy on email signatures.
  • Web resources (go noodle, class dojo, etc) can be found here.
  • All Howard documents can be found here.
  • PD Agendas can be found here
  • Please sign up for Chromebook carts using the Chromebook sign out calendar
  • Prep/Enrichment schedule organized by day of the week can be found here.

Climate and Culture Look Fors

Posted circle norms.

Posted Agendas/Schedules

Urban Scholars