Oct 05

Winter Clothing Drive and Distribution

Horn’s Annual Winter Clothing Drive begins Monday, Oct 3rd.

Winter in Iowa gets COLD and can catch those new to the area off guard.  We hope to help make the coming temperatures safe and comfortable for all Horn families.

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Items needed include:

warm coats
snow pants
fleece jackets, sweaters, warm pants also welcome


 New and gently used items may be dropped off in the collection box located in the main office until the end of November.  Your generosity is appreciated!

 Questions?  Contact Betty Tannous at beatannous@gmail.com

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Oct 03

Parent Teacher Conference Signups are Available

l_parent-teacher-conferencesSign ups for the parent teacher conferences are now active off of the Horn School Website under the Parent Resources Menu:


Contact your student’s teacher with questions or assistance.


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Oct 01

PTO Meeting Agenda: Oct 4th 6:30 pm in Horn Media Center

The Parent Teacher Organization will meet from 6:30-7:15 on Tuesday, 10/4 in the Horn Media Center.  Join us this month to hear from our 5th and 6th grade teachers.  School Board members, Phil Hemmingway, Chris Liebig and Chris Lynch, will join us from 7:15-8:00 on Tuesday, 10/4 to listen and discuss the proposed boundary changes affecting Horn families.

Please see the agenda for the items that will be discussed during the October PTO meeting.  Thank you! Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

Run for the Schools

REGISTER TODAY (9/30) for Run for the Schools in order to receive the earrun-for-the-schoolsly bird price and guarantee a t-shirt!  

This family friendly event includes 1/2 mile, 1 mile, 5K, 10K and half-marathon events. 

You can register to run, walk or volunteer at http://www.runfortheschools.com/ or drop off your registration forms at Running Wild in Coralville or any MidWestOne location by 4 p.m.  Mailing in your registration will not get you a t-shirt at this point.

Last year, Horn got 3rd place in participation, earning us $500 toward PE and media.  


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Sep 26

September PTO Minutes

HORN PTO MINUTES – 9/06/2016

Thank you to all Horn parents and Horn staff who were able to join us.  If you have a question or a comment, please contact us through our online Contact Us form. Our next meeting will be October 4th.

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Sep 23

Curriculum Nights at Horn

Please join us for a student led open house between 6:00 and 7:30pm!   We know everyone is very busy in the evenings, so feel free to come and go as you please.  

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade – Tuesday, September 27th

3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Grade – Wednesday, September 28th

The Horn Staff is excited to welcome you and celebrate the start of a great school year.

During the open house, students will lead their families around their classroom and to other areas of the school on a guided scavenger hunt.  This is a time where your Horn student will show you what they’ll be learning this year in all of their classes.  We hope you will come and explore the classroom materials.

Classroom teachers will be available to answer questions and provide more information.  Specials teachers will be in attendance one of the two evenings.  You may visit their classrooms or an alternate activity related to their content area will be provided.  Specials includes music, physical education, art, media and guidance.

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Sep 21

Horn Chess Club

Horn Chess Club will kick off September 26 and meet each Monday from 3:00-3:45 in Miss Cummins’ Kindergarten classroom.

Chess Club is an opportunity for Horn students in kindergarten through 6th grade to practice their chess skills.  All levels are welcome.  Chess Club participants will also have the opportunity to participate in chess tournaments throughout the year.

Volunteers are needed to make chess club run smoothly.  A basic knowledge of how the pieces move is helpful and necessary to volunteer.  Click here to volunteer: Volunteer Sign-Up

Participants and their parents need to complete the attached behavior agreement in order to begin participation in chess club.  Paper copies are also available in the Horn office.

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Sep 21

Horn Track Club

Track Club is tonight from 6:00-7:00pm!!!

Join us on the front playground this year due to the construction behind the school.  Mrs. Smock and Mrs. Bartachek will be there tonight to cheer you on.

Track Club is a free family event, no registration needed.  All Horn students (and siblings) are invited to attend with an adult.  Participants may run as much or as little as they’d like on a .1 mile loop or a .25 mile loop on the school grounds.  Longer routes in the neighborhood are available for those running with an adult.

Students can sign in when they arrive and record how far they ran before leaving.  Water and Gatorade are available to participants.

Upcoming Track Club dates:
Wed., Oct. 5 from 6:00-7:00 with Mr. Craig & Mrs. Green
Wed., Oct. 12 from 5:30-6:30 with Mrs. Cannon & Mrs. Deprenger


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Sep 17

Horn Family Picnic

The weather looks like it will be beautiful for the annual Horn Family Picnic!

We would love to have lots of Horn families join us at Willow Creek Park anytime between 4:30 and 7:00 today, September 18.  This is a great opportunity to connect with friends and meet your child’s classmates.

PTO has reserved the shelter and many children will be playing at the playground.  Remember to pack a picnic dinner if you plan to eat at the park.

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Sep 08

Dine-Out for Horn at Hudson’s Tap

Want a break from cooking?  No dinner plans?  Head to Hudson’s Tap with your family or meet up with friends on Wednesday, September 14th.  Horn School will receive 15% of all sales between 5:00 and 10:00pm.


Hudson’s features burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, appetizers, soups & salads and decidedly adult macaroni and cheese.  Their food menu is 100% from scratch, made-in-house.  Nothing frozen!  All dishes are made from the finest local ingredients.  Get more information here:  http://hudsonsic.com/

Hudson’s Tap
482 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, Iowa

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