Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

September 22, 2017 

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Homecoming 2017 Elementary Spirit Dress up Days (these are different than the High School and Middle School).

  • Wednesday, September 27th - Denim Day

  • Thursday, September 28th - Favorite Holiday

  • Friday, September 29th - Blue and Gold 

Remember no face or body paint nor hair coloring is allowed at school.


Homecoming Dog Tags - Pre-order your dog tag at any school office by Wednesday, September 27th and pick it up at Thursday Thrill Night.  The cost is $5.00 and there will be a limited supply.  No need to send money to school; you will pay for it at Thrill Night.  See attachment for design or there is a sample in the office you can see.

Lifetouch School Pictures will be taken on October 5th.  Order forms were sent home with all students this week.  All students will be photographed for the yearbook regardless if they are ordering portraits or not. You can pay for portraits online or send the packet back to school with your child.

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

October 12 -Wrestling Club Registration and Parents Night

December 14 - 2nd & 3rd grade Program, 7:00 p.m. HS Auditorium



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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