Friday, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016 - Crestwood Secondary

Crestwood Secondary Schools (7-12) 

Chris Rogne, Principal
office: 563-547-2764
Twitter: @chris_rogne

Senior Class Survey
Congratulations to the class of 2016, who graduated on Sunday, May 22nd. The class consisted of 97 graduates. Each year the senior class is given a survey asking about future plans. The results of the senior survey are below:

Graduates in the class of 2016: 97
Total responses to survey: 94
Number going to a 4 year college: 43
Number going to a vocational-technical school/community college: 38
Total number of graduates planning to continue their education: 81
Percentage of seniors planning to continue their education: 86%
Number attending an Iowa college: 75
Number attending an out-of-state school: 6
Number joining the Armed Forces: 2
Percentage continuing their education with the Armed Forces added: 88%
Number working or looking for work: 11

Awards Day and Go-the-Distance Fitness Day
The last day of school was Wednesday, May 25th.  During this time there was awards assemblies for the Junior High and High School. Students were recognized for a variety of awards and then participated in various fitness activities with classmates. The following are some of the awards that were given at the high school. 

Silver Cord Awards
Juniors who were recognized for volunteering 40, or more, hours this year.

Sophomores who were recognized for volunteering 40, or more, hours this year.

Freshmen who were recognized for volunteering 40, or more, hours this year.
Perfect Attendance Awards
Nicole Saltou, Joseph Labosky III, and Patrick Skretta are juniors 
that had perfect attendance this year

Amanda Johnson, of the sophomore class, had perfect attendance this year.

Samantha Balk, Jacob Andera, Zackary Lane, Dalton Scheidel, and Joseph Kaletka are freshmen
that had perfect attendance this year.

Outstanding Attendance Awards

Juniors who were absent 3 days or less this school year.

Sophomores who were absent 3 days or less this school year.

Freshmen who were absent 3 days or less this school year.

Academic Letters Awards
Junior Academic Letter Award Winners

Sophomore Academic Letter Award Winners

Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences
Howard-Winn will kickoff the 2016-17 school year with 
Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences on 
Tuesday, August 23rd. 

7th-12th grade conference schedule:
1:00 - 4:00  Open Conference times available for students and parents to meet individually with any teachers they would like.

5:15 - 6:00  Students and Parents meet with Homebase teachers for Laptop distribution and other information.

6:00 - 8:00  Students and Parents will run through a shortened version of their students schedule to meet each teacher and hear about each class.

The staff is looking forward to this time with parents. Teachers will inform parents and students about grade level standards and curriculum, the daily schedule of the classroom, pupil progress reporting, special programs, the classroom/school behavior plan, classroom expectations and other pertinent information. Parents and students can ask questions and discuss any specific individual concerns with the teacher at this time also. Students will have the opportunity to bring in their classroom supplies, get to know the teacher and become familiar with the room.

Howard-Winn is utilizing these conferences to better connect and build meaningful relationships with parents and students before the school year starts. Kids do better in school when parents are involved in their academic lives. Attending back-to-school conferences is a great way to establish that relationship. We will extend this relationship by also providing Student Led Parent-Teacher conferences in November and again in February. These conferences are a chance to continue conversations between parents and teachers, and to discuss strategies to help students do their best in class. Meetings between the parents and the teacher also let students know that what goes on in school will be shared at home. Parents are also encouraged to request meetings with teachers, principals, school counselors, or other school staff at any time during the school year if they have questions or concerns.

The first day of classes for Howard-Winn 
students for the 
2016-17 school year will be 
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016.

Have a Great Summer!

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