We are excited to announce that Howe Public Schools has been awarded an Oklahoma School Counselor Corps grant in the total amount of $96,000. This grant is a 3-year initiative, ending June 30, 2024. We are seeking applicants for an Elementary School Counselor. Qualified applicants Must hold valid certification as an LPC or School Counselor. Please send letter of interest and resume to Scott Parks, Supt. at sparks@howeschools.org HPS is an EOE. #HPSLions
about 23 hours ago, Tammy Parks
grant
Howe Public Schools is accepting applications for support positions which may include: custodial, clerical, maintenance, & bus driver. Additional openings may include teacher assistant/paraprofessional (an associate's degree or equivalent is required for this position). To inquire, contact Mrs. Donna Morris, Elementary Principal at 918.658.3508 or donnamorris@howeschools.org Howe PS is an EOE #HPSLions
3 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Hiring
Just a reminder: All returning & new students must complete an online enrollment by Friday July 23. For more info visit www.howeschools.org
3 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Back To School
Attention 9th-12th Grade Howe Students: CNO Career Development’s STEM Camp is almost here. We are still trying to fill a few spots. You DO NOT have to be a Choctaw Tribal Member to register. STEM Camp is July 22, from 8:30-3:30 http://regpack.com/reg/stem Update on the pickup/drop off locations: Bus 1 - Spiro/Poteau Spiro spot 06:00/depart 06:30 Poteau spot 07:00/depart 07:15 Poteau return 16:30 Spiro return 17:00 Bus 2 - McAlester/Atoka McAlester spot 06:00/depart 06:15 Atoka spot 07:00/depart 07:15 Atoka return 16:45 McAlester return 17:30 Bus 3 - Durant Spot 06:15/Depart 06:30 Return 17:30 Bus 4 - Idabel/Broken Bow Idabel spot 06:00/depart 06:15 Broken Bow spot 06:45/depart 07:00 Broken Bow return 17:15 Idabel return 17:45 Linked is a map with the bus routes tentatively mapped out: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1GzGsB3HhiBQF8a9vs0_x3CVISY5YyLoK&usp=sharing
4 days ago, Howe Public Schools
STEm Camp
Please complete Online Enrollment by Friday, July 23! Elementary and High School Enrollment is NOW OPEN!
 Headstart - 8th Grade: https://bit.ly/howeelemenroll2122 9th - 12th Grade: https://bit.ly/howehsenroll2122
 For any NEW student online enrollees: Please contact the ELEM or HS Office for a list of required hard-copy documentation that will need to be submitted and completed in office Howe 3-year-old program printable enrollment form: https://5il.co/vffj Head-start enrollees from 2020-21 (LAST) school year, all NEW STUDENTS Grades PK-12, or out-of-district students without an open transfer will be contacted once online enrollment is submitted to finalize the enrollment process.
 To inquire about blended or virtual learning options for the 2021-22 school year, please contact Mrs. Donna Morris, Elementary Principal at 918-658-3508 or Mr. Darryl Smith, High School Principal at 918-658-3368.
 Initial Howe Public Schools Return To Learn COVID-19 Protocol can be accessed at https://bit.ly/hpsreturntolearn2021 or www.howeschools.org Elementary School Supply list can be viewed and printed at https://5il.co/vaoz 2021-22 School Calendar can be viewed and printed at https://5il.co/t342
5 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Back To School
Howe 3-year-old program enrollment - Please note: Howe Public Schools will no longer house a CDI Headstart Program. If you completed the CDI Headstart online enrollment, please contact our Elementary office at 918-658-3508 as soon as possible to inquire about the Howe 3 year old program. Howe 3-year-old program printable enrollment form: https://5il.co/vffj Please complete application and return to the Elem Office (M-Th 9 am - 2 pm) Please include a copy of: 1) birth certificate 2) shot records 3) SS card and 4) CDIB card (if applicable) #HPSLions
5 days ago, Howe Public Schools
HS
Howe 3-year-old program printable enrollment form: https://5il.co/vffj Please complete application and return to the Elem Office (M-Th 9 am - 2 pm) Please include a copy of: 1) birth certificate 2) shot records 3) SS card and 4) CDIB card (if applicable) #HPSLions
10 days ago, Howe Public Schools
PK3
PK3
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Attention Howe 9th-12th Grade Choctaw Tribal Members . . . Halito! We would like to invite all Choctaw Tribal Members in Grades 9-12 to attend our in-person Summer STEM Camp. The Camp will be held on July 22, 2021 beginning at 9:00 on the Tuskahoma Capitol Grounds. The day will be filled with fun STEM activities, speakers, educational partners, and more! To register, please go to http://regpack.com/reg/stem Brian Ferrell Organizer, EXPLORE: A High School Virtual Career Expo
11 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Choctaw STEM Camp
Howe Headstart (3 year old program) enrollment application process will be released soon. Please contact Mrs. Donna Morris, Elementary Principal at 918.658.3508 to inquire about program enrollment. #HPSLions
12 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Elementary and High School Enrollment is NOW OPEN!
 Headstart - 8th Grade: https://bit.ly/howeelemenroll2122 9th - 12th Grade: https://bit.ly/howehsenroll2122
 For any NEW student online enrollees: Please contact the ELEM or HS Office for a list of required hard-copy documentation that will need to be submitted and completed in office. Headstart (3 year old program) enrollees for the 2021-2022 school year start the enrollment application process at: https://bit.ly/howeheadstart
 Head-start enrollees from 2020-21 (LAST) school year, all NEW STUDENTS Grades PK-12, or out-of-district students without an open transfer will be contacted once online enrollment is submitted to finalize the enrollment process.
 To inquire about blended or virtual learning options for the 2021-22 school year, please contact Mrs. Donna Morris, Elementary Principal at 918-658-3508 or Mr. Darryl Smith, High School Principal at 918-658-3368.
 Initial Howe Public Schools Return To Learn COVID-19 Protocol can be accessed at https://bit.ly/hpsreturntolearn2021or www.howeschools.org Elementary School Supply list can be viewed and printed at https://5il.co/vaoz 2021-22 School Calendar can be viewed and printed at https://5il.co/t342
12 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Enrollment Poster
We would like to welcome Mrs. Shana Sumpter as a new Elementary Paraprofessional at Howe Public Schools. Mrs. Sumpter is a long time resident of Howe and a graduate of Howe Schools. She completed an Associates of Arts in Elementary Education at CASC, and she will begin pursuing a bachelor's degree at NSU this fall
. Shana is married to Travis Sumpter and together they have 4 children: Gracie Sumpter, 2nd grade; Tyler Sumpter, 9th grade; Jaxon Remy, 11th grade; and Tami Sumpter, a recent 2021 Graduate of Howe. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her kids play sports and photography. On the upcoming school year, Mrs. Sumpter reflects, “I am so grateful for the opportunity to help serve the children of our community in the school that I will forever love! Once a Lion always a Lion!” You will notice that Shana is a familiar face on our campus, and we couldn’t be more excited that she is now officially part of our Howe Family! Congratulations on your new role at HPS! Please send her a warm HOWE LIONS welcome! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Shana Sumpter
Attention Howe Girls ages 8-14! Check out the attached information about the CASC Vikings Softball Camp scheduled for July 26 and 27, 2021! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Vikings Softball Camp
Mayra Amezcua, Micah Davidson, and Victoria Sharp waiting to register for Alumni Leadership Camp, Oklahoma FFA's premier leadership training camp led by current and former state FFA officers fostering leadership, professionalism, and networking skills.
24 days ago, James Marshall
Alumni Camp
We would like to welcome Mr. Britt Brown as a new High School teacher at Howe Public Schools. Mr. Brown earned his Bachelors from NSU in Organizational Leadership. He is married to Callie, and they have two children that attend Howe Elementary, Britlie and Cooper. In his free time, he enjoy spending time with his family, working on sports with his kids, and hunting. Britt has been around Howe Athletics his entire life, and he is excited to be a part of the Howe Lion’s family “officially.” His favorite quote is his Dad’s (Coach Chris Brown) quote., “Work hard and good things will happen to you!” 
 It goes without saying, Britt is joining a long-time family commitment to Howe Public Schools. Both his Mom and Dad, Rachel and Chris Brown, are graduates and employees of Howe, his wife Callie serves as a Paraprofessional in our Pre-School program, and his mother-in-law, Ginger works in our Child Nutrition Program. We are thankful Britt chose Howe to start his teaching career! Please give him a BIG HOWE LIONS welcome! Congratulations on your recent graduation from NSU and your new role with our school! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Mr. Britt Brown
Online enrollment for Elementary and High School will be available next week. The first day of school is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 12. Administration Bldg Summer Office Hours are 9 am - 2 pm Monday - Thursday. All offices will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. We would love to see how our students and their families celebrate the 4th, send your photos with student's name and grade to lions@howeschools.org! We will choose to feature photos on our social media pages! Don't forget to stop by and support the Howe FFA/4H Fireworks stand across from The Warehouse on Hwy 59 (formerly BNB) #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Moby with BrainPop
We want to wish Dave Wright a very Happy Retirement. He is retiring after serving 12 years as our Maintenance Director! He will be greatly missed by all! We wish you a happy and healthy retirement - ENOY!! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
David Wright
We would like to welcome Mrs. Lacie Thompson as a new teacher at Howe Public Schools. 
 Mrs. Thompson earned her Bachelors in Special Education from NSU. This is her 9th year of teaching in public schools. She has taught at all levels, High School, Middle School, Elementary, and Special Education. Lacie is married to James Thompson, a Howe graduate and they have one daughter, Juliette.
 In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends, traveling and attending ballgames and various activities involving her daughter. When asked about starting the school year at Howe, Mrs. Thompson shared, “I’m very much looking forward to the upcoming school year and officially becoming a Howe Lion. I’m a 3rd generation educator, and my favorite educational quote is: “If students have teachers that love teaching, they will learn to love learning”. 

We have always enjoyed Lacie’s presence as a parent at our school events and functions, and now we are excited to welcome her as a staff member. Let’s give her a big Howe Lion ROAR! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Mrs. Lacie Thompson
We would like to welcome our new Howe High School Principal, Mr. Darryl Smith. Mr. Smith has over 20 years of experience in public education in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico. Mr. Smith earned his Bachelors and Masters of Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a concentration in school administration and music education. He has been a Band Director for numerous years, and served as an Assistant Principal at Guymon High School, a 5A school in the Oklahoma panhandle for five years. Mr. Smith has been married for 30 years, and he and his wife have two sons, ages 28 and 14 and a daughter age 12. He enjoys fishing, working on cars, riding motorcycles and spending time with family and friends. Reflecting on the upcoming school year, Mr. Smith shared that he “is looking forward to working with an already great team at Howe Public Schools to keep building the future of young adults.”

Welcome to the Howe community Mr. Smith and family! #HPSLions
24 days ago, Howe Public Schools
High School Counselor Spotlight: Mrs. Amy Donathan will assume the roles and responsibilities of the high school counselor at Howe High School for the 2020-21 school year. She is a 1992 graduate of Howe High School. Mrs. Donathan has an Associates of Arts from CASC, a Bachelors of English Education from NSU, and Masters of Education in the fields of school counseling and library media from ECU. She has taught for 25 years, 23 of those at Howe Public Schools. During her time at Howe, she has served as a high school English and driver's education teacher, a school counselor on both the high school and elementary levels, and the district's library media specialist. You might also recognize her as the bookkeeper for the Lion's and Lady Lion's high school basketball teams. Mrs. Donathan is the wife of Jimmy Donathan, who also works for Howe Public Schools. They have two daughters, Abigail, who is a freshman at Howe High School, and two-year old Olivia, who attends the Lions Club Learning Center on the campus of HPS. When asked about her commitment to Howe Schools, Mrs. Donathan references the familiar adage "Bloom Where You are Planted." As a thirteen year student of Howe Public Schools (kindergarten through twelfth grade), Mrs. Donathan feels appreciative and indebted to the system that helped to shape her and has always wanted to make a difference to the community and students of Howe. Once a Lion, Always a Lion! Congratulations Mrs. Donathan! #HPSLions
25 days ago, Howe Public Schools
Amy Donathan
Make sure to stop by the Howe FFA 4-H Booster Club Fireworks Stand at the old B-N-B store parking lot open daily 2-8 pm!!!
29 days ago, James Marshall
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