Adopt and Angel 2012

Howard Gardner MI Charter School is holding its annual Adopt and Angel program in conjunction with the University of Scranton.  Donations are due by December 5th – please see your child’s classroom teacher for full details.


Hasty Note: Nov 18

Hasty Note: November 18, 2012 Notes for the season: Remember that on snowy mornings you will be informed of cancellations and delays on television and by email and posted to our website.  You can sign up for phone alerts on WNEP and WBRE as well. IMPORTANT: Storm Talluto, our school nurse, has asked that you review our medications policy online before submitting medications for

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December Parent-Teacher Conferences

Please note that we have extended December’s Parent-Teacher Conferences to include a third day.  Conferences will now be held on Tuesday-Thursday, December 4-6.  Information will be sent home with students regarding scheduling.


Winter Gertrude Hawk Sale

This year the Senior Class will be sponsoring the annual Winter Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale!  Proceeds from the sale will be used to directly aid graduation expenses for the class. We are asking that all orders be turned in by Friday, November 16.  Payment must be sent in with your order.  The candy will be at the school ready for pick-up, or to be

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Student Council Food Collection

The HGMICS Student Council is holding a Food Collection to benefit our local Bread Basket Food Pantry. Please send non-perishable food items; there is a special request for peanut butter and tuna.  Examples of other items are: soup, beans, pasta, cereal, and canned vegetables. There will be a contest among the classes for the most items collected.  The winning class will earn an extra

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Keep it Simply Stylish

Keep it Simply Stylish is now part of the Discovery Dollars program!  Located on the 2nd floor of the Mall at Steamtown, K.I.S.S is owned by one of our parents. Discovery Dollars gift cards are available in $10 and $20 amounts – please see Renee in the office if you’d like to purchase one!


Thanksgiving Coat & Glove Drive

Thanksgiving Coat & Glove Drive Service Project Collecting coats and gloves for the Family-to-Family Program at the Scranton Cultural Center If you have a warm winter coat or gloves (used or new) and would like to give to a great cause, please consider donating. Families who are less fortunate can really use them.  Over the past 10 years our coat project has organized and

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Discover Dollars – National Orders

National orders for Discovery Dollars will be placed on the following dates: November 11 & 16 December 2, 9, & 16 The holidays will be here soon!  Think about giving some gift cards as gifts.  Get your holiday orders in sooner rather than later. List of special bonus offers: Applebees – 2% bonus (8%>10%) 11/10 to 12/22 Kmart – 2% bonus (4%>6%) 11/10 to 12/07 Sears

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Parent Forum – November meeting

The Howard Gardner MI Charter School’s Parent Forum is a parent-run organization that provides a means for you to become actively involved in your child’s school.  As a parent or guardian, you are automatically a member and all you need to do is come to our informative meetings.  We organize a wide variety of social events and fundraisers Officers [one_fourth_full_alpha] President [/one_fourth_full_alpha] [one_fourth_full] Kathy

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Terra Nova Testing

Hoard Gardner MI Charter School will be administering the Terra Nova tests the week of October 22 to students in grades 3, 5, and 7.  These assessments are particularly important for us so that we can review our curricular needs.  They are also important for our students (but not THAT important) so that we (teachers, parents, and administration) can assess progress and growth. The Terra Novas are specifically written

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