🎵 Music News from Ms. Jonas 🎵

Kiwanis

Congratulations to all the students from A36, 38 and 40 who participated in Kiwanis this year. They did a wonderful job singing at Earl Haig Secondary School. Our wonderful adjudicators, Matthew Otto and Kevin Zakresky, gave positive comments! Matthew worked with the Howard group and it was a great experience for all. A special thank you to our grade 6 teachers for supporting the music program in this way and to Ms. Janes, our office administrator, for all of her work on this project.

Marlies Game

All students in grades 3-6 are welcome to sing at the Marlies game, along with Mme. Gaudreault’s grade 2/3 split class.

Tickets will be sold only for ONE MORE WEEK so make sure you get your tickets early so you won’t be disappointed! There is a Marlies “swag basket” up for draw for any students who buy tickets before March 8th. It will be on display outside the office. It includes: 1 Marlies snapback hat, 2 Marlies toques, 1Connor Brown bobblehead, 1 Marlies foam puck, 1 Marlies bookmark, 2 Marlies wristbands, 2 Marlies erasers, 2 Marlies pencils, 2 Marlies pens and 1 Marlies pencil holder!

Buy tickets before March 8th for a chance to win! Everyone who has already purchased tickets will also be entered in the draw!

Our first rehearsal will be on Thursday, March 7th at noon in the music room. Ms. Jonas will pick up participating students from the lunchroom. If your child eats lunch in the daycare, please let the staff know that they should send your child down to the music room at 12:00.

Artsfest

Area 39 and 43 have been given their permission forms — please send them back as soon as possible!

 

Dance-a-Thon Wrap-Up

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Flashback to Howard Dance-A-Thon 2018.

Hello Howard Families,

Congratulations to everybody on making this years Dance-a-Thon a tremendous success.  The kids danced their little feet off and together we raised a total of $5618.50!  That’s considerably more than previous years, and a great accomplishment.  This money will be split evenly between our school and the Covenant House, who will use the funds to support at-risk and homeless youth in Toronto.

Thank you to the Student Council for choosing this wonderful organization to support.  Thank you to the parent volunteers who danced and managed glow sticks.  And thank you everyone for your generous support — this event couldn’t happen without you.

Your Dance-a-Thon Co-ordinators,

Candice & Erin

Rescheduled Home + School Council monthly meeting — Wednesday night

All members of the Howard parent/guardian community are invited to attend the rescheduled monthly Home and School Council meeting this Wednesday, February 27th at 7pm in the Howard library. This month’s updated agenda and January’s minutes are attached.  Hope to you see you there!

Cancelled: tonight’s Home + School Council meeting

UPDATE: DUE TO THE FREEZING RAIN FORECAST, TONIGHT’S MEETING WILL BE DEFERRED TO A LATER DATE. NEW MEETING DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ASAP. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTAING AND APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE!
All members of the Howard parent/guardian community are invited to attend the monthly Home and School Council meeting on Wednesday, February 20th at 7pm in the Howard library. This month’s agenda and January’s minutes are attached.

After-School Art-Making: March 7

Hello Howard parents of students in grades 1-6!

Does your kid love to paint?  Then maybe they’d like to join an after-school art session on Thursday March 7, from 3:30-4:45.  The kids will be painting works of art that will be auctioned off at our Spring Social silent auction.

Have fun with art and help raise money for the school!

We can have up to 20 kids participate, and we’ll sign them up in order of emails received.

Email candice@thecandifactory.com to sign up.

Cheers,
Candice & Ms. Gillian