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August 28, 2017

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Wednesday Early Dismissal - We dismiss one hour early every Wednesday for Staff Development.  Students in the morning EC-4 and EC-5 classes dismiss at 10:15 a.m.  KG and afternoon EC-4 students dismiss at 2:15.  

Low Meal Balance Notices - emails will be sent to anyone who has a balance of $5.00 or less in their student's meal account.  Please keep your child's account balance positive.  You can pay on accounts using check or cash or you can make payments online using the parent portal.  You can send one payment to school that will be equally divided between all your students unless you specify exactly how you want the deposit divided.  If you have any questions please contact the school office.

Humboldt Football, Drill Team and Armed Services Night Apparel - see attachment for order forms for various clothing items being sold by Humboldt High School.  Orders are due by Thursday, August 31st.  Please note that all profits from the Armed Services Night t-shirt will be donated to the Brushy Creek Veterans Honor Flight.  Armed Services Night will be held at the football game on Friday, September 8th vs. Spencer.  

Music Booster Activity Calendar - these calendars are for sale in all school offices.  Cost is $5.00.

Student Drop off and Pick up - please do not park in the bus lane at any time.  The bus lane is the entire curb along the west side of the school.  Please park on the south side of the school or if there are spots in the parking lot.  Please walk your child to the building.  We will have school personnel available to assist children getting off the buses.  After school please wait for the teachers to dismiss the students to you.  This will take place right outside the west doors.  All classes exit through these doors at the end of the day.  Do not attempt to use any other door to enter the school at any time during the school day.  All doors are locked and there is a buzzer system set up at our main door for entry if anyone needs to come in during the school day.

Parent-Student Handbook is available online at the HCSD website.  Please take time to look through the elementary section of the handbook.  Click on the link for  Only a very limited quantity of handbooks are printed but if you'd like one please stop in the office to obtain a copy.

Dates to Remember:  

September 4 - Labor Day; No School 

October 5 - Lifetouch School Pictures


SCHOOL DELAYS, EARLY OUTS, CANCELLATIONS - you should be getting a phone call, text or email depending on how your have your parent account set up in Parent Portal.  We also use the following means to communicate to the public.  Radio stations FM 97.7, FM 94.5 and FM 96.9 and TV WHO Channel 13.  We also have the school hotline that you can call at any time 332-9700.

"It is the policy of the Humboldt Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, religion, marital status or socioeconomic status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy please contact the Humboldt Community School District, Lisa Thul, Assistant Finance Manager, 23 3rd St N, PO Box 130, Dakota City, IA 50529; 515-332-1330 or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; web site:""

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