Monthly Archives: October 2015

November 2, 2015

Hi Everyone, I hope you all enjoyed your extra hour of rest this weekend. Nine items of note this week: • LEL Classroom Visits Tuesday – I shared in last week’s announcements that the 4J Learning about Elementary Learning (LEL) network will be visiting Howard classrooms on Tuesday. After talking with the LEL facilitator, we […]

October 26, 2015

Hi Everyone, It definitely feels like a we’re in groove of school now, though I suppose it should since we’re going into the last week of October, which seems really hard to believe. Fifteen items of note this week: • Building SMART Goals Reminder – For licensed staff, if you haven’t already, be sure to […]

October 19, 2015

Hi Everyone, Seventeen items of note this week: • Potential Workshop Changes Coming – I was informed by Tasha Katsuda, the Federal Programs Coordinator, last week that our use of Title 1 staff during workshop Tier II time is not allowable per Federal Title laws. During Tier II workshop, all students are supposed to stay […]

October 12, 2015

Hello Howard Roadrunners, Nineteen items of note this week: • Building SMART Goals – Attached are the detailed Building SMART Goals I shared in broad strokes at the last staff meeting (reading & math for student growth goals and technology integration for the professional practice goal). You can cut and paste from this document into the […]

October 5, 2015

Hello Howard Staff, Rachel just let me know that this past Friday was “Custodial Worker Day,” an annual celebration where we pay tribute to those women and men who work tirelessly to clean and maintain our buildings on a daily basis. Howard is lucky to have a very hardworking custodial team with Crystal and Mike, so […]