Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

October 4, 2017 

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Lifetouch School Pictures will be taken tomorrow, October 5th.  All students will be photographed regardless if you are ordering pictures or not.  If your child is absent on picture day they will be photographed on retake day.  This date has not been set yet. You can place your order online or return the picture packet along with payment.

Food Pantry Drive- letters have been sent home with students asking for your help in stocking the local food pantry.  These letters will give you a list of what items are in the greatest need.  Students can bring items or coins to school now through October 10th.  The letter is attached below. Thank you in advance for  generosity!

Humboldt Basketball Association will once again be run for Humboldt boys in grades 3-6. This will consist of 6 Saturdays where boys can work with the current Humboldt High School players. Registration forms are in the office. If you have any questions please contact Craig Orness at 515.890.0508 

The next PATHS meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 10th at 5:30 p.m. in the Mease Board Room.  All parents of elementary students attending Mease or Taft Elementary are welcome and encouraged to join us for meetings the second Tuesday of every month.  See you there!

Wrestling Apparel Orders- For anyone interested in ordering wrestling clothing.  It will be here in advance of the wrestling season.  Wrestling club put this together for our district.

Wildcat Wrestling Club- Registration and Parent Night will be held on Thursday, October 12th from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria for wrestlers in grades 1st through 4th Grade.  Registration forms are in the office.  If you have questions please contact Ryan Fredin at 368-0755 or Chris Clarken at 368-1666.



Dates to Remember:  

October 5 - Lifetouch School Pictures

October 10 - Final Day for Food Pantry Drive

October 12 -Wrestling Club Registration and Parents Night, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Middle School

October 27 - No School; Teacher In-Service

October 30 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

November 2 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

November 3 - No School

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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