Monthly Archives: September 2013

September 30, 2013

Hello Howard Staff, Now that we’re in our fourth week of school, the school year definitely feels like it’s in full swing. It’ll be nice to get a short respite this week and next week with two four day weeks with students. Fifteen items of note for this week: • Oct. 4th PD Day, 8:00-12:30 […]

September 23, 2013

Hi Everyone, I thought I’d let staff know that Howard is blazing a trail again, with our new approach to homework, that’s starting to spread to other schools in 4J. Denisa over at Chavez heard about what we’re doing from one of her teachers and was interested in doing something similar over there. Go, Howard! […]

September 16, 2013

Hi Everyone, We all survived our first week of school and a Friday the 13th to boot! Twenty-one items of note for this week: • Fall Writing Work Sample Prompts & Guidelines – I’ll send a separate email with directions and the attachments, but teachers should be aware that the fall assessment window for writing […]

September 9, 2013

Hi Everyone, The big show is about to start! Thirteen items of note for this week: • September PBIS Focus: Safety – The first monthly PBIS focus of the year is Safety. The PBIS team created a handy PBIS/CFK cheat sheet that matches our monthly themes with corresponding Caring for Kids class meeting lessons. • Supervision First Week […]

September 2, 2013

Hello Howard Roadrunners, Reflecting upon all of our accomplishments last year, the sheer volume of the initiatives Howard was a part of was really overwhelming. However, more importantly, through it all, I was impressed and appreciative of everyone’s willingness to learn and implement these new programs and systems. This coming year at Howard, most teachers […]