Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

September 20, 2017 

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Lunch Menu Changes- Sept. 21 - Kiwi @ HS only.  Sept. 22 - Green Peppers @ HS only.  Sept 25 - Add Potato Smiles.  Sept 27 - Red Peppers @ HS only.  We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.

Clover Kids- 1st, 2nd and 3rd Graders "Find Out Night" September 21st from 4:00-6:00 p.m, at the Humboldt County Extension Office. Come and go open house for parents and children to come meet the leaders, ask questions, learn about the program and participate in an activity. You can pick up a registration form at the extension office, or call 332-2201 for more information.  

Mini Milers Registration deadline is September 21st. Forms were sent home with 3rd and 4th graders this week. This is for all youth boys and girls in 3rd-8th grade. You can register by turning registration form in to City Hall. 

Box Tops for Education- A new school year has started and that means a new year to send in your Box Tops. If you are not familiar with the program, see the attached list of products on which Box Tops may be found. Our school receives 10 cents from each Box Top; in past years we have generated between $3,000-$5,500 to help fund field trips and educational experiences for our students. We are excited to see what this school year will bring!

Lifetouch School Pictures will be taken on October 5th.  Order forms will be sent home with all students this week.  All students will be photographed for the yearbook regardless if they are ordering portraits or not.

Thursday Thrill Night- Mark your calendar for this annual HOMECOMING event on September 28th from 5:00 - 8:00 in the High School Parking Lot.  There will be food and games for all ages as well as a raffle drawing for cool prizes.  Be looking for more information coming home with all students next week.

Cheer Clinic- Practices will be  Tuesday, September 26th and  Wednesday, September 27th after school till 4:20. They will perform at Thursday Thrill Night, September 28th. Students that attend Taft will practice at Taft after school until 4:20. Any questions please contact Pam Stalpes at 

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.



Dates to Remember:  

September 28 - Thursday Thrill Night, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

September 29 - HHS Homecoming Parade and Football Game

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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