Principal’s Newsletter – November 2014


Dear Parents/Guardians:

We welcome back all new and returning students, parents and staff to another exciting school year!

Our school year has begun, once again, with much activity and enthusiasm.  We hope that you and your children have had a good beginning of the school year.

Student success is one of the primary goals at Howard P.S. Our wonderful teachers assist students to understand how to balance the curriculum expectations by teaching organizational skills such as using an agenda for short term and long term homework assignments as well as providing tips on how to study for tests. When students feel comfortable in their learning environments, they are able to focus on learning to the best of their ability.

The elementary years of transition are exciting times of growth and change.

Supporting students in partnership with parents and guardians will assist them in achieving success in all aspects of their development. We look forward to continued excellence in academics and in our extra-curricular activities. Encourage your child to get involved!

Yours in partnership,
Rosanna Sardella

Dates to remember:
Nov. 10 -14 – French Book Fair – Library
Nov. 10th – report cards go home
Nov. 11th – Remembrance Day Assembly
Nov. 12th – Gr. 3-6 Performance – 1:30 gym
Nov. 12th – Parent Workshop – Anxiety 7pm
Nov. 13th – Parent/Teacher Interviews
Nov. 14th – PA Day / Interviews
Nov. 19th – Parent Council 7pm
Nov. 20th – SK Information Night 7pm Library
Nov. 21st – Hearing / Vision Clinic
Nov. 28th – Pizza Lunch
Dec. 4th – SK French Immersion application deadline
Dec. 5th – PA Day
Dec. 8-12 – English Book Fair-Library
Dec. 9th – Pr. Choir at Emmanuel Church
Dec. 17th – Holiday Concert 7pm
Dec. 22- Jan. 2nd – Winter Break
Jan. 5th – First day back after Winter Break
Jan. 6-12 – Dental Screening
Jan. 21st – Parent Council 7pm Library
Jan. 23rd – PA Day
Jan. 30th – Pizza Lunch
Feb. 9th – report cards go home
Feb. 12th – report card interviews evening
Feb. 13th – PA Day / Interviews
Feb. 16th – Family Day
Feb. 18th – Parent Council 7pm
Feb. 27th – Pizza Lunch
March 16- 20 – March Break

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This account is run by volunteers of the Howard Home and School Council, the parent and family council that supports the school with fundraising and other initiatives.

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