The purpose of homework is to promote the growth of student knowledge and to reinforce that which is learned in the classroom. Homework should to used as an addition to and extension of daily instruction. It should provide the student with relevant practice and the opportunity to utilize learned concepts.
Homework also affords the student the opportunity to develop and practice study skills and habits. An additional purpose of homework is to communicate the teacher's classroom requirements and the students academic progress to parents. Homework is assigned every day, with Friday as a permitted exception.
If your child is absent and you wish to request homework, please call the school office (267-893-4152) by 9:30 a.m. so that the classroom teacher has adequate time to prepare a listing of the assignments. Homework requests will only be filled if the absence is longer than one day.