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September 19, 2017

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Lunch Menu Changes - Sept. 20 - No Broccoli.  Sept. 21 - Kiwi @ HS only.  Sept. 22 - Green Peppers @ HS only.  Sept 25 - Add Potato Smiles.  Sept 27 - Red Peppers @ HS only.  We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.

Lost and Found - we have already started to accumulate a rather large pile of sweatshirts and jackets in our lost and found.  Please be sure that you label all your child's outerwear so that we can return items to their rightful owner.  If you are missing items please check our lost and found box which is located right outside the office.

Box Tops for Education - A new school year has started and that means a new year to send in your Box Tops. If you are not familiar with the program, see the attached list of products on which Box Tops may be found. Our school receives 10 cents from each Box Top; in past years we have generated between $3,000-$5,500 to help fund field trips and educational experiences for our students. We are excited to see what this school year will bring!

September is Attendance Awareness Month - Absenteeism in the first month of school can predict poor attendance throughout the school year. Half the students who miss 2-4 days in September go on to miss nearly a month of school. Read more at 

Lifetouch School Pictures will be taken on October 5th.  Order forms will be sent home with all students today.  All students will be photographed for the yearbook regardless if they are ordering portraits or not.  You can pay for portraits online or send the packet back to school with your child.  If you need additional order forms please contact the school.

Extra T-shirts - if you missed the order deadline for the Football T-shirts there are extras available at the High School from Mrs. Short.  Cost is $10 for t-shirts and $15 for long sleeve shirts.  All sizes except Adult Large and Adult XLarge available in short sleeves and several Adult long sleeves available. 

Thursday Thrill Night - Mark your calendar for this annual HOMECOMING event on September 28th from 5:00 - 8:00 in the High School Parking Lot.  There will be food and games for all ages as well as a raffle drawing for cool prizes.  The meal includes a hot dog, chips, drink, cookie and a ticket for the raffle.  This will be the only time to purchase Homecoming accessories (spirit beads, tattoos, etc.).  Profits from this High School Student Senate sponsored event will be split between Kiddie Cat Daycare.

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

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

Dates to Remember:  

September  21 - EC-4 to Public Library 

September 28 - Thursday Thrill Night, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., HS Parking Lot

September 29 - HHS Homecoming Parade & Football Game

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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