Members of our Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) are continuing the tradition of making Veterans Day cards for our local veterans. We had 60 members volunteer their time to help us this year!
A Howland High School senior has been recognized for her exceptional academic promise after receiving one of the highest scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Jia Xin Zhou has been named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. The other 16,000 students go on to compete in the Merit Scholarship competition. Currently, Zhou is looking at colleges. She hopes to pursue a degree in pharmacy or a degree in the medical field.
Tickets to the homecoming game will be available for purchase online beginning September 30, 2022, by clicking here: https://howlandtigers.org/event-tickets
We look forward to seeing our preschool, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade families tonight!
We look forward to seeing our 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade families tonight!
We look forward to seeing our 1st and 2nd grade families tonight!
We are excited to kick off the 2022-2023 school year! We invite you to print one of our 1st day of school signs for your back-to-school photos next week! Click here to download a sign: https://5il.co/1h3v3
REMINDER: Due to the expiration of USDA waivers, school meals will no longer be offered free of charge to all families this school year. Howland families will once again be asked to complete and submit a free/reduced meal application in order to qualify for assistance for the 2022-2023 school year. Applications will be extremely important and necessary for students in order to obtain meal assistance and to have school fees reduced or waived. PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. You can complete the new form at www.payschoolscentral.com, or pick up a copy in the main office. Forms must be submitted by October 5, 2022. https://vimeo.com/742305638
A few spots remain open in the Howland Springs Preschool Program for 2022-2023. If you know a child who turned 4 on or before August 1, 2022, and they live in Howland, please pass along the following link: http://bit.ly/howlandps After completing the online form, parents/guardians will receive a registration packet in the mail. It will contain all of the forms needed to register your student for preschool, along with instruction on how to complete the process. Please follow the directions carefully to ensure a complete preschool enrollment!
During the pandemic, the USDA issued waivers to child nutrition programs, allowing schools to offer free meals to students. These waivers expired on June 30. As a result, nutrition programs nationwide will be returning to pre-pandemic operations. Howland families will once again be asked to complete and submit a free/reduced meal application in order to qualify for assistance for the 22-23 school year. Applications will be extremely important and necessary for students in order to obtain meal assistance and to have school fees reduced or waived next year. PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. You can complete the new form at www.payschoolscentral.com, or pick up a copy in the main office. Forms must be submitted by October 5, 2022.
Check out our school supplies lists for 2022-2023: https://www.howlandschools.com/documents/students-%26-parents/school-supplies/341294
Mark your calendars!
Superintendent Kevin Spicher and Treasurer Sam Pochedly stopped by Springs Primary School this week to enjoy popsicles with Mrs. Velazquez's class!
For Earth Day, ELA teacher Tricia Unger challenged her students to get out and do something that improves our earth and then write three paragraphs about their experience. Check out this essay from Landon Simpson! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JcdeB5ddhKp8uyI8aJmPLHGqpSB4lALWoiqvqPNFI0U/edit?usp=sharing
Congratulations class of 2022!
Congratulations class of 2022!
Just a reminder!! Tonight at the All One Showcase, we will be hosting a Cake Walk! For just $2, you can enter to play for a chance to win some incredibly delicious treats - donated by a number of local businesses!
Howland School families - we want your feedback! Please complete our 2022 communication survey by Friday, May 13: https://forms.gle/bgKp7Fd7UJ8G5vE8A
Submit your HMS neon 80's dance trivia answers here: https://forms.gle/bmNvgH6Xrp26MrGk9
Howland Schools will be operating on a 1-hour early release schedule on Thurs., May 12, in preparation for our All One Student and Community Showcase. We invite all families to stop by Howland High School beginning at 5 p.m. on May 12: www.howlandschools.com/article/729660