• The Students of the Month for December:
    Francine Correa, Chloe Stepper, Maci Booth, Genevieve O'Brien, Arabella Beaudoin, Jeanette Stack, Ethan Truitt, Myleigh Sambrano, Makayla Harris, Edwin Armey, Jocelyn Calendine, Lexi Vasquez, Kiernan McCord, Maggie Hurt, Collin Workman
    The Students of the Week:
    Jacob James, Kiernan McCord, Jack Zink, Taeya Hill, Tala Isaia, Bryce French, Kellyn Briggs, Eli Lundburg, Tymon Denny, Bonnie Campbell, Lillian Fawcett, Kali MacManus, Gabriel Ashe, William Leask
    The Spirit Award goes to Mrs. Lundamo's 2nd grade!
    The Sunshine Awards go to:
    Evan Wright, Cayden Harney, Robert James, Owen Campbell

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  •  doughnuts    DOUGHNUTS WITH DAD
    When: Thursday, January 29th from 8:15-8:45am
    Dads or Guardians may come to the Houghtaling gym with your child to enjoy a doughnut and support Literacy!
    Please RSVP by Monday, January 26th
    You dough not want to miss this!
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  • Dessert Auction

    You are invited to our 2015 Dessert Auction! It will be in the Houghtaling gym on Friday, February 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. Choose from the many desserts that will be here from the 50 cent table, the Live Auction table, or the Silent Auction table. Many hands make light work, so if you would like to lend a helping hand please call the office at 225-4128 and let us know if you can volunteer to bring a dessert, help at the event with set up, working a table, or clean up. Thank You & See you at the auction!

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  • Jump for Heart

    Jump for Heart is coming to our school! In order to give everyone the opportunity to participate, Mrs. Truitt is going to run the Jump for Heart event during P.E. time on Friday, February 13. Students interested in fundraising for this worthwhile event will be bringing home collection envelopes. Students may also go to and click on students sign up to begin online donations. As always the American Heart Association is offering some great gifts depending on the amount raised and have included a duck with a lanyard for just a $5.00 donation. Envelopes will be due back at school by February 20. This is a proud Houghtaling tradition going back nearly 20 years. Houghtaling students should feel proud of their work to help others!

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  • Girls on the Run

    Will be starting at Houghtaling! This program combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event in May, with a healthy living and self-esteem enhancing cirriculum. Forms are going home to all girls in grades 3rd-6th. Signed parental consent must be received by our coaches before participation can begin. The girls will meet every Monday & Wednesday, starting February 9th, from 3:30-5:00pm at Houghtaling. Please have your daughter bring clothes and shoes for running. Please read all forms, sign, and return with payment asap. Forms are due February 6th and the first day of practice will be February 9th. Any questions, please contact our Houghtaling coach Rebecca Eisenhower @ Thank you to Women in Safe Homes, who is an affiliate for the program, as well as Chad and Rebecca Lawler, training coaches.

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  • Student Attendance

    School attendance is very important. In an attempt to have your students attendance as accurate as possible, Houghtaling Elementary has recently moved to an automated attendance system. If your child is not in school, and you have not contacted the office as to why, you will receive the message. All attendance is flagged as unexcused until parent contact is made. If you receive a message, please contact the office right away and the attendance will be updated. One more note - all unexcused absenceses are reported to the state for truancy. During this transition phase, it may be possible that you get more then one phone call. The office thanks you in advance for your patience as we work out the kinks!

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  • Medicine at School

    The Houghtaling office does not have a registered nurse on staff. Students needing medicine at school must first have a medication form signed by parents on file in the health clerks office. This includes cough drops, anbesol, lotions, etc. If you child needs to have this items at school, please accompany them into the school office to have the proper paperwork signed.

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  • Tongass Federal Credit Union School Savings Program

    Every Wednesday TFCU representatives come to Houghtaling at lunchtime for students to make deposits. The interest rate on the school savings accounts is at 5%! Call Dana at TFCU to learn more about the program.

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  • Community Reference Guide

    Who do I call to sign my child up for Boy Scouts? Girl Scouts? Swimming? Soccer? Click here for a reference guide!

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  • Daily Schedule

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    Office Hours
    Preschool Time
    K-6th Grade Time
    8:25am - 8:40am
    Full Pay = .75 cents
    Reduced or Free = FREE
    Grades PK-3
    Recess: 12:10 - 12:40
    Lunch:  11:40 - 12:05
    Grades 4-6
    Recess:  11:40 - 12:10
    Lunch:  12:15 - 12:40
    Lunch Prices:
    Full Pay = $3.00
    Reduced = .40 cents
    Free = Free

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  • Access To Parking Lot

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      Parking Lot Safety
    Lots are locked every day 8:15am-8:45am & 3:15pm-3:35pm.
    Our parking lot is for staff parking, unless you need to access the handicap parking.
    If you get locked in, you will need to wait, as it is for the safety of all students that the lot gets locked.
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  • Lost & Found

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    Lost & Found is located in the wooden box by the office. Please check regularly for your missing treasures!
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    For the security of our students and staff, all visitors must enter and exit our building at the front office. We are strictly enforcing this new safety measure and ask for your cooperation.
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