Join Us at PTO TONIGHT! (Dec 13th)

The Parent Teacher Organization will Tonight, Dec 13th from 6:30-7:30 in the Horn Media Center. Join us this month to hear from our kindergarten teachers.

Please see the agenda for the items that will be discussed during the December PTO meeting. Thank you! Continue reading

PTO Waffle Supper Dec 8th – You’re Invited!

waffle_supperJoin Us Dec 8th 5:30-7:30 pm for a Family All You Can Eat Waffle Supper!

Tickets are $7 at the Door, $6 in Advance (Kids under 5 eat FREE)

Order Tickets Through our Spirit Store With the following link:

https://squareup.com/market/ernest-horn-school-pto

All Meals include All-You-Can-Eat waffles, sausage, and a drink.  Great way to meet with friends and support our school! 

Order tickets now and receive a free Horn car magnet! 

PTO Meeting Agenda: Nov 1st at 6:30 pm in Horn Media Center

The Parent Teacher Organization will meet from 6:30-7:30 on Tuesday, 11/1 in the Horn Media Center. Join us this month to hear from our 4th grade teachers.

Please see the agenda for the items that will be discussed during the October PTO meeting. Thank you!

Horn PTO – November 1, 2016 Agenda

1. Welcome and approval October minutes – Jen Kruse

2. DPO update and summary of October meeting – Laura Broffitt
a. Foundation Update
b. Financial Update
c. Voluntary Transfer
d. Weighted Resource Allocation Model
e. Next meeting – November 9; Topic – PTO Toolkit

3. Teacher Updates – 4th grade teachers

4. Treasurer’s Report – Peter Abbott

5. October Recap
a. Horn Olympics
b. Track Club/Run for the Schools
c. Visiting Author
d. International Night
e. Halloween Parties

6. Updates and Happenings for November
a. Fall Fund Drive – Laura Broffitt
b. Winter Clothing Drive – Saturday November 5 – Betty Tannous
c. Chess Club – Mondays after school with Mr. Rabe
d. Parent-Teacher Conferences – Nov. 10 and Nov. 16 (meal signups went out last week)
e. No School Nov 16, Nov 23-25

7. Scholastic Book Fair Update – Jen Frisvold

8. CSPO Update/Spanish Club Update

9. Principal’s Report – Mrs. Cannon
a. PBIS
b. MTSS

10. Carnival Chair and Silent Auction Chair (co-chairs)

11. Other business/Adjourn

Horn Spirit Week / Horn Olympics

Spirit Week is October 11-14

Tues. – Twin Day: Find a friend and dress alike.
Wed. – Wacky Day: Be creative and see how silly and crazy you can dress.
Thurs. – PJ/Comfy Day: No need to get dressed in the morning.
Fri. – Team Color Day: Students should wear their assigned team color for the Horn Olympics!

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Horn Olympics are Friday, October 14th from 11:30-2:30 

Students are divided into teams of Kindergarten – 6th grade students and are assigned to a classroom teacher for the day.  Teams will eat lunch together, participate in team building games, compose team cheers and posters and have lots of fun!  

Join the fun by volunteering if you’re available.  It’s a memorable day for everyone involved.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4aa9a62ea02-horn  These Student Council sponsored events help build community within our school and between grade levels.

 

 

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
scarves
hats
gloves/mittens
boots
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

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:

http://www.edline.net/pages/Ernest_Horn_ES/Parent_Resources/Fall_2016_Conferences

Contact your student’s teacher with questions or assistance.

 

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! Continue reading

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.  

 

Download (PDF, 1.49MB)

 

 

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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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.