April, 2019 TIGER TALES Tiger Tales April 2019 Music Dates Saturday, April 27, 2019 ¢â‚¬â€œ South Dakota

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  • Howard Elementar y School

    Spring is here and only

    two months left of

    school with a lot yet to

    be accomplished.

    Grades 3-6 will be

    taking the Smarter Bal-

    anced tests starting

    April 15. Some have

    been taking some prac-

    tice tests to help them

    prepare.

    Please review the ma-

    terial about testing in

    last month’s newsletter

    and page 11 of this

    newsletter. It is very

    important for students

    taking the test to get

    good sleep and a good

    breakfast. 3rd graders

    have not taken a

    standardized test and

    it will be a first for them

    with the Smarter Bal-

    anced test. This is just

    one way to look at what

    your son/daughter has

    learned. We just ask

    that students do their

    best and

    have pride in that. Most

    students like to know

    how they did and hope-

    fully, we will get results

    sometime this summer.

    There still is the possi-

    bility of cooler weather

    during April, so please

    have your student pre-

    pared with a jacket or

    coat if necessary. They

    can always take off the

    coat as it warms up dur-

    ing the day.

    We are planning for

    Track and Field day. It

    will be May 22nd for

    your planning purposes.

    Again, this year Mr.

    Bosn will be planning

    the day, awards at 9:00

    at the Armory and field

    day will start a little af-

    ter noon.

    Date May 22nd.

    We are still looking for

    Parents to help and a

    leader for our parent

    group. The group is in

    need of a leader to act

    as an organizer and call

    meetings. We have a num-

    ber of parents who are al-

    ways available to help.

    Please call the school if

    interested.

    Please talk to your child

    about school intruders.

    Our teachers have been

    talking to their students

    and we do plan on some

    practices later this month

    and pray we never have to

    really do them.

    **Parents, don’t forget-

    vaccination requirements

    for 6th graders.

    Please continue to bring in

    Box-Tops it is really easy

    and helps. Each year it

    allows the student council

    to help teachers, buy extra

    balls etc…..

    Please stop in anytime,

    Yours in education,

    Dr. Noid

    Volume 7, Issue 8

    A P R I L :

    Apri l , 2019

    Dates to remember:

    • April 18 4th Quarter

    midterm

    • No School April 19

    and 22

    • May 22 Track and

    Field day

    I N S I D E :

    School News 2&3

    Vaccination Info. for 6th 4

    Home School Connection 5-8

    Early Years 9-10

    Test Preparation 11

    Breakfast & Lunch Menus 12-13

    TIGER TALES

    Knight for a Princess Father-Daughter (or other male attendant) Dance on

    April 14th - Tickets are available in the Elementary office. $15 per couple, $5

    per additional child. Checks can be written to HHS Student Council. There

    are no dress requirements for this event. Disney Princess Meet and

    greets, Princess photo booth, dancing and snacks are included.

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    M U F F I N S F O R M O M S

    - A P R I L 1 0 T H P L E A S E R S V P T O L Y N D I H U D S O N B Y M A R C H 2 9 .

    Read Tiger Tales online

    Twitter @chris_noid

    WWW.Howard.K12.sd.us

  • 4th Grade following the Iditarod Race

    What a winter! Students and teachers having fun with all the snow at recess.

  • Tiger Tales April 2019 Music Dates

    Saturday, April 27, 2019 – South Dakota Bandmasters Grades 5 – 8 Instrumental Solo

    and Ensemble Contest at Salem runs from 8:00 a.m. until @ 3:30 p.m. All 5th & 6th grade

    band students are will be performing their instrumental solos in Salem and receive a rat-

    ing from the judge. All parents need to provide transportation for their students. Please,

    carpool if necessary. The students need to be there for their own solo. I encourage the

    students and parents to stay and listen to other students perform, if time allows. We

    usually receive the schedule 1 week prior to the contest. A schedule will be sent home

    with all band students as soon as it’s received.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. – Howard Grades 7 – 12 Spring Music Concert and

    Awards at the Howard High School gym.

    The Kindergarten and 2nd grade classes enjoyed a day at the Children's Museum in Brook- ings for their field trip. THANK YOU to all our chaperones who came along to help out. It was a fun day of exploration and imagination!

  • It’s the Rule...

    Shots before School! 6th Grade

    VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS

    South Dakota requires all 6th grade students

    to get:

    • One dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)

    vaccine on or after the 11th birthday

    • One dose of Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine on or

    after the 11th birthday

    For more information, talk with your family physician or your

    local community health nurse about these and other

    vaccinations your preteen should receive.

    VACCINATE YOUR 11-12 YEAR OLDS

    South Dakota Department of Health