Farrell B. Howell ECE-8 School

EXCITING NEWS! Starting next year (2022-2023) we will be begin offering full-day Dual Language (English/Spanish) Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs for 4-year-olds, as well as half-day English Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs for 3-year-olds.

Farrell B. Howell ECE-8 School is Montbello’s premiere Leader in Me school, where we empower students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century.

We focus on developing the whole-child by:

  • teaching LEADERSHIP to every student,
  • creating a CULTURE of student empowerment,
  • and aligning systems to drive results in ACADEMICS.

By developing ever child socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we foster a school climate that promotes greatness!


  • Monday is Pajama Day!
    Wear your favorite pajamas!¡Ponte tu pijama favorito! *No rips/holes on pants, no see through tops/bottoms & nothing too revealing. (Sin rasgaduras / agujeros en los pantalones, no ver a través de las tapas / fondos y nada que revelar.*) Read more »
  • Notice: Jif Peanut Butter Recalled
    Multiple Jif peanut butter products are being recalled due to an outbreak of salmonella* linked to a Lexington, Ky., manufacturing facility. The J. M. Smucker Co. said the peanut butter it is recalling was distributed in retail stores and other outlets throughout the country. It includes creamy, crunchy and natural… Read more »
  • Spirit Week - May 23 through May 27
  • Kona Ice Fundraiser on Field Day
    The Weatherman promises warm weather for Field Day on May 26th. Please support the Parent Congress Kona Ice Fundraiser by purchasing a Kona Ice refreshment from the Kona Ice truck next Thursday! Read the attached flyer for details. Thank you Read more »
  • [LIVE] WOLF NEWS: Friday Announcements (May 20)
    Today's broadcast of our new live video announcements start at 8:15 am; join us online at: LIVE BROADCAST LINK See previous episodes on our website at https://bit.ly/fbhnews. La transmisión de hoy de nuestros nuevos anuncios de video en vivo comienza a las 8:15 am; únase a nosotros en línea en… Read more »
  • CDPHE COVID Vaccine Clinic - Last Clinic at Howell
    ColoradoDepartment of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will be atFarrell B. Howell ECE-8 School on Tuesday, May 31st from 2 PM to 7 PM to provide COVID vaccines and boosters to anyone age 5 or older. Anyone (age 5+) can make their appointment online at: https://www.comassvax.org//appointment/en/reg/5669360621(Registro de cita en línea… Read more »
  • COVID Updates
    A message from our local healthcare providers: "COVID-19 cases continue to increase significantly in Colorado and nationally, with new cases rising threefold since the beginning of April. In Colorado, there has been a 27% increase in hospitalizations across all age groups. Influenza A activity continues to decrease both in Colorado… Read more »
  • Free At-Home COVID Tests
    Families can once again order free COVID-19 tests from the federal government by visiting COVIDtests.gov. In this round, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver eight free rapid antigen tests to any household in the U.S. that wants them. Read more »
  • Parent Training for Suicide Prevention
    Hello Families, In the links below, you will find a parent training for suicide prevention -Signs of Suicide (SOS). Please view the training, and feel free to reach out to me know if you have any questions about the topic. español: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq5wt6nty8s English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V_lvBrHfbA Tiếng Việt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFUEbZBuPI4 Sincerely, Ammiel Ortiz,… Read more »
  • Exclusion Guidelines for Sick Students
    As a reminder, students must be 24 hours without vomiting, diarrhea, orfever (and not using fever-reducing medications*)before returning to school. Students with new or unexplained** cough must (1) get a negative COVID-19 test or be seen by a healthcare provider before returning to school and (2) meet the above guidelines.… Read more »