Howard Happenings

September 4, 2017

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Cycle 1 Information

August 21-September 29

  • Creating the Conditions for Student Learning
  • Readers and Writers Workshop Set Up and Implementation.

Materials needed for this Wednesday's PD/PLC:

  • On demand writing assessments
  • Laptop
  • Writing Unit of Study-Unit 1
  • Writing Pathways
  • If...Then Writing book-Part of the Writing Workshop Kit

Please ensure you are on pace to complete Readers and Writers Unit 1 by the end of the cycle.

Important Information

  • Please fill out this sheet by 9/6 to order WTW workbooks based on student assessment data.

  • In order to norm our F &P administration, Julie will work with all teachers during Library on the administration of Reading Records. She will model the administration of one reading record, and then will observe you giving a reading record.

  • All Unit 1 Writing On Demand assessments need to be completed by Tuesday, September 5th.

Staff Roster

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

Yard Duty

Primary Yard-Friedman

Upper-Grade Yard-Baker Nash

PBIS Focus-In all we do, we are SAFE

This week we will focus on SAFE. This a great time to collaboratively define what it means to be safe with your students and to ensure you are positively reinforcing students who show safety.

By Friday at Lunch, please submit two students to the office who exemplified safe this week.

Week at a Glance

  • No School Labor Day


  • Unit 1 On Demand Writing Assessment Due Date
  • F&P Assessments
  • SRI 3rd to 5th
  • ILT Meeting 3 pm to 4 pm


  • Minimum Day
  • F&P Assessments
  • SRI 3rd to 5th
  • Howard Professional Learning 2 pm to 4 pm.


  • F&P Assessments
  • Network 3 Principal PL at Howard 8 am to 12 pm


  • F&P Assessments
  • August PE Minutes Due
  • Friday Flashback Message 2:35-Students who showed SAFE behavior.
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Month at a Glance

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