Mease Message

Mease Message

09/01/2017

Mease Message

September 1, 2017

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NO SCHOOL on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th in observance of Labor Day.  Enjoy the long weekend with family and friends. 

FREE Online Resources from the AEA - The Iowa AEA Online will introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.  Educators select these developmentally appropriate educational resources for schools.  Free access is available at www.iowaaeaonline.org.  Click on BookFLIX (Prek-3).  Enter the User ID for Mease - 50529hcm and the Password - plaea8.

Reading Connection - see the attachment for the Tips for Reading Success for Beginners for September.

PATHS Meeting - Parents and Teachers for Humboldt Students will meet on Tuesday, September 12th at 5:30 p.m. in the Mease Board Room.  ALL parents of elementary students are welcome to attend the monthly meetings and get involved with all of the activities.  PATHS helps with the Literacy Night and Book Fair in the spring, oversees the Box Top program and assists with other fundraisers throughout the year to generate funds for field trips and other educational experiences for our students.  There are many ways to get involved with PATHS!  Find us on Facebook by searching Humboldt PATHS.

From Mrs. Kehoe, Elementary School Librarian -Thank you so much for supporting the Book Fair at last April’s Literacy Night. We were able to purchase many new books for the Mease and Taft libraries!  Check out what’s happening in our school libraries! Here’s where you can find us! https://hcsdlibraries.blogspot.com/    Twitter: @hcsdlibraries

Athletic Booster Club Orders - you design your own gear (sweatshirts, hats, t-shirts, bags, shorts, etc.) online at SchoolStore.Jostens.com.  Save $10 on any order using promo code: 7D7SVVF5 through September 30th.  All proceeds go to the Athletic Booster Club. https://schoolstore.jostens.com/school/iowa/humboldt/humboldt-high-school

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

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 http://www.humboldt.k12.ia.us/documents/filelibrary/documents/pdfs/1718_Parent_Handbook_FDA0470F58B81.pdf.  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 1 - KG to Public Library 

September 4 - Labor Day; No School 

September 12 - EC-5 to Public Library

September 12 - PATHS Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mease Board Room

September  21 - EC-4 to Public Library

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: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html.""

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