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Welcome to Horace Mann Elementary

30 College Street
Binghamton, NY 13905
607-762-8270
Horace Mann News & Information
Join the PTA or Booster Club and Make a Difference
The recent movie ‘Bad Moms’ portrays PTA members as overzealous, domineering women who plan elaborate bake sales. Binghamton PTA Council President Laura Warwick and Binghamton High School PTSA President Jennifer Taylor said these stereotypes can hamper parent participation. Besides – it’s just not true. Today’s PTA is your opportunity, as a parent or caregiver, to make a difference in the lives of children. 
September is Attendance Awareness Month
The Binghamton City School District is stressing the importance of good attendance. It has pledged to raise awareness on the value of attending school regularly and the importance of reducing chronic absenteeism. This as it joins a nationwide effort to celebrate Attendance Awareness Month this September. Watch the story on WICZ and TWC 
First Day of School
The Binghamton City School District will kick off the 2016-2017 school year with TWO superintendent's conference days on Sept. 6 and 7. The first day of classes for students in grades pre-K - 5 (all elementary schools) and 9-12 (high school) is Thursday, September 8. East and West Middle Schools are exceptions and will report as follows: Students in grade 6 will start on Sept. 8 but should NOT report on Friday, Sept. 9. Students in grades 7 and 8 should NOT report on Sept. 8; they will start on Friday, Sept. 9. All students will report on Monday, Sept. 12.  
Teachers Learn How to Engage Students in Project Lead the Way Launch
Binghamton is ramping up its Elementary Project Lead the Way implementation. More than 40 teachers from grades K-2 are undergoing training this summer. PLTW Launch allows students to become problem solvers. Students use structured approaches, like the engineering design process, and employ critical thinking. 
Students Learn Math With Fun and Games
From the colorful mats on the gym floor to the hopping and skipping children; you would never guess that they were learning math. The Binghamton City School District has been trying a new strategy to help children get excited about math.  Watch the video on our YouTube channel 



Booster Club

A Word from our President 
Meetings are the first Monday of every month at 3pm in the library

Horace Mann Booster Club

We are blessed at Horace Mann to have a dedicated and caring group of teachers, support staff and principal and we can make the environment even stronger for the kids by getting involved ourselves.

Last year the Booster Club provided money for field trips to Animal Adventure, Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse, Oakwood Manor for horseback riding and end-of-year trips to Greenwood Park and Otseningo Park. We also fund Bookie Wookie, butterflies in the kindergartens, Movie Night, performances in the school (like Jared Campbell, Binghamton University Drums, the Binghamton Philharmonic & puppet shows), supplies for the classrooms, a new computer, a baby kangaroo visit to the kindergartens, and the list continues.

These are great ways to enhance our children’s lives and offer opportunities for fun, creativity and learning. We couldn’t do it without your support. Thanks for getting involved!

We meet every first Monday of the month at 2:45 in the school library.

Booster Club Officers

President……………………………………………Jennifer Corby 724-2642

Secretary……………………………………………Vikki Barton

Treasurer…………………………………………….Sarina Barerra

Staff Resources
Upcoming Events
Oct
6
Early Release Day
Thu Oct 6 2016
Oct
7
Superintendent Conference Day
Fri Oct 7 2016
Oct
10
Columbus Day- No School
Mon Oct 10 2016
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Contact Numbers

Main Office: 762-8270

Nurse: Joanne Pandish 762-8272

Counselor: Glenna Coutts 762-8271

Librarian:  Sonya Beylo   762-8352

Board Representative
 Joseph Gasior
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