Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

March 23, 2017 

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March Reading Connection - please see the attachment for this month's tips of reading success. 

Meals for the Heartland - The Humboldt Hy-Vee and Fareway are both taking part in a "Round-up" for Meals From The Heartland. If you ask your clerk when you check out to round up your price to the next dollar, the proceeds will go to Meals From The Heartland. The Humboldt Middle School students take part in a packaging meals for this great organization and your donation would in part help support their day of packaging. Please think about rounding up next time you are shopping. Thank you!

Taft STEM Studio Materials Request - Taft 1st graders are embarking on sewing activity. We are in need of scrap material of any type. We are looking for material of at least 4" by 4" or larger. If you have anything at home you could donate please send it to school with your child and we will get the material into the right hands. Thank you!

Youth Coach Pitch - This is for current 1st and 2nd grade students. Registration forms have been sent home. To register online go to Sign up deadline is May 19th.   

Youth Outdoor Soccer - registration forms were sent home with students. To register online go to  Sign up deadline is March 31st.  



Dates to Remember:   

Mach 31- Outdoor Soccer Registration Deadline

April 20- 4th/5th grade Spring Concert, 7:00 p.m. @ High School Auditorium

April 27- Elementary Literacy Night @ Taft

May 19- Coach Pitch Registration Deadline

May 25- Make Up Day for January 10th

May 26- Make Up Day for January 17th

May 29- Memorial Day- No School

May 30- Make up Day for January 25th

May 31-Make up Day for February 24th

June 1- Make up Day for March 13th


SCHOOL DELAYS, EARLY OUTS, CANCELLATIONS - you should be getting a phone call, text or email depending on how your have your parent account set up in Parent Portal.  We also use the following means to communicate to the public.  Radio stations FM 97.7, FM 94.5 and FM 96.9 and TV WHO Channel 13.  We also have the school hotline that you can call at any time 332-9700.  
"It is the policy of the Humboldt Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed,color, age (for employment), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status (for programs), socioeconomic status (for programs), national origin, disability, or religion in its educational programs and employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7.  If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy please contact the Humboldt Community School District, Lisa Thul, Assistant Finance Manager, 23 3rd St N  PO Box 130 Dakota City, IA 50529;, or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: or Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204,312-730-1560-Fax

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