Cross Country Starts Next Week!

 On your marks … get set … GO! Cross country running practices for students in grades 1-6 start the week of September 9. Here are the details: Practices Grades 1-2: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:45am to 8:45am, beginning THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013. We will meet in the school gym and then run to High Park.Continue reading “Cross Country Starts Next Week!”

Fall Fete: Saturday October 19th – Volunteers Needed

Hello Howard families, Welcome back and we hope your summer was fantastic! The start of the school year means that planning for our annual October celebration is in full swing. Mark your calendars: This year’s Fall Fete will take place on Saturday, October 19th, 2013! The Fall Fete engages our school community in a single-minded pursuitContinue reading “Fall Fete: Saturday October 19th – Volunteers Needed”

Notes from the Music Room

As another school year begins, there are many musical events to look forward to!  Once again, we encourage friends and families of Howard to take advantage of the Canadian Opera Company’s Student Dress Rehearsals.  This is a great way to introduce children to world-class opera at a very low cost.   Details about this year’s performancesContinue reading “Notes from the Music Room”

QSP Magazine Subscription Fundraiser

Hello Howard Families! Each year, we hold our QSP magazine subscription fundraiser to raise money to benefit our students.  The success of the program depends on your participation. Because of your enthusiasm and generosity, last year we raised over $17,000 for our school. Please save your magazine subscription renewals for our sale.  It is only when you renew directlyContinue reading “QSP Magazine Subscription Fundraiser”

Howard Learning Garden Planting May 29 – Parent Volunteers Needed

Spring is certainly here and its time for the annual Learning Garden planting day!  For the past 4 years classes have helped to plant vegetables, herbs, habitat shrubs, bulbs and even worms in the Learning Garden and other beds on the school ground. … On Wednesday May 29, many of Howard’s classes will be participating inContinue reading “Howard Learning Garden Planting May 29 – Parent Volunteers Needed”