Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

September 1, 2017 

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No School Monday, due to the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy the long weekend.

PATHS Meeting- Parents and Teachers for Humboldt Students will meet on Tuesday, September 12th at 5:30 p.m. in the Mease Board Room.  ALL parents of elementary students are welcome to attend the monthly meetings and get involved with all of the activities.  PATHS helps with the Literacy Night and Book Fair in the spring, oversees the Box Top program and assists with other fundraisers throughout the year to generate funds for field trips and other educational experiences for our students.  There are many ways to get involved with PATHS!  Find us on Facebook by searching Humboldt PATHS.

Counselor Newsletter- see the attachment from Mrs. Dent, our elementary counselor.  She is here to help all students.  To contact Mrs. Dent please email her at or call her office at Taft at 332-3216 extension 6432.

From Mrs. Kehoe, Elementary School Librarian- Thank you so much for supporting the Book Fair at last April’s Literacy Night. We were able to purchase many new books for the Mease and Taft libraries!  Check out what’s happening in our school libraries! Here’s where you can find us!    Twitter: @hcsdlibraries

Athletic Booster Club Orders- you design your own gear (sweatshirts, hats, t-shirts, bags, shorts, etc.) online at  Save $10 on any order using promo code: 7D7SVVF5 through September 30th.  All proceeds go to the Athletic Booster Club.

Music Booster Activity Calendar - these calendars are for sale in all school offices.  Cost is $5.00.

Parent-Student Handbook is available online at the HCSD website.  Please take time to look through the elementary section of the handbook.  Click on the link for  Only a very limited quantity of handbooks are printed but if you want one please stop in the office to obtain a copy. 




Dates to Remember:  

September 4 - Labor Day; No School

September 12 - PATHS Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mease Board Room

October 5 - Lifetouch School Pictures



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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, religion, marital status or socioeconomic status in its programs, activities, or 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; 515-332-1330 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; web site:"

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