Anyone who wishes to take the Credit by Exams for Acceleration in June (8th-11th) need to fill out the application and submit it to Mrs. Johnston no later than Wednesday, April 15th. We will set up a meeting the you (parents), the counselor and principal to explain the process and project required when taking Credit by Exam.
24-Hour Attendance Line



Welcome to Gene Howe Elementary School
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Due to weather conditions closing school on January 22, 2015, May 1st will now be a regular school day. 

Pastries for Parents will be Friday, March 6th from 8:00-9:00. Classrooms will be closed until 7:50 for set up. We hope to see you out for breakfast and an educational activity with your child!

Spirit Week is March 9-13!

We are hosting a Spirit Week to support our Education Foundation. Many of our teachers have received money from the Education Foundation for their classrooms purchasing items such as books, technology, and supplies.  As a fundraiser for the Education Foundation, we will be hosting a spirit week. Students will need to pay $1.00 for each activity that they wish to participate in. J

 Monday, March 9 – Pajama and slipper Day

 Tuesday, March 10 – Twinsie Tuesday (you and a friend…or group of friends dress alike!) 

Wed. , March 11 – Sports Day (Dress in your favorite team attire…hats ok)

 Thursday, March 12 – Wacky Tacky Day. The goal of wacky tacky day is to dress as wacky as possible. (Pajama pants with a fancy dress). 

Friday, March 13 – Dress as your dream job (dress like a teacher, a nurse, a policeman, etc.) (This day will correlate with our career and hobby day as well!)


TLC 10:45-11:15
1ST GRADE 11:00-11:30
KINDERGARTEN 11:30-12:00
2ND GRADE 12:00-12:30
3RD 12:15-12:45
4TH GRADE 12:30-1:00

Please remember to bring your driver's license so you can check in with the office before having lunch with your child.

Need to register your child for 2014-2015?

Register online first at then bring the following:

New Students
Online signature page
Proof of residency
Driver's license
Birth Certificate
Current immunizations
Social Security Card




  • Teacher Of The Year

    Congratulations to Dana Forehand! Gene Howe's Teacher of the year 2014-2015

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  • Congratulations!

    Dana Forehand is a kindergarten teacher at Gene Howe. Her nurturing demeanor and creative engagement of kindergarten students led her to be chosen as Gene Howe's January Teacher of the Month!

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  • Congratulations!

    Debbie Dempsey is our attendance secretary at Gene Howe. She assists and welcomes all students and parents that come into the office and was chosen as Gene Howe's Paraprofessional of the month for the month of January!

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  • Gene Howe Spelling Bee 2014
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  • Falcon's Reading Night
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  • Check out our Limo pictures from our Gene Howe Fundraiser!
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