Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

November 21, 2017 

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Wednesday, November 22nd we will have a 2 hour early dismissal, Taft will dismiss at 1:15. There will be NO After School Program.  

No School Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th. 

Thanksgiving Dinner open to ALL Humboldt area residents & persons of all faiths! On Thursday November 23, 2017 a Thanksgiving dinner will be held in St Mary’s gymnasium.  Food will be served from 11-1.  Dinner will be catered by Hy-Vee.  If you chose to donate, all freewill donations will be given to the local food pantry.  Anyone wanting to bring a dessert to share is welcome to do so.  Anyone needing transportation please call Tonya @ 515-368-4991 in advance.  Our goal is to ensure all people in the Humboldt area have a place to share a Thanksgiving dinner, it is open to families as well!  If you don’t have dinner plans please plan to join us at this community event!  Sponsored by SANDE CONSTRUCTION 

REMINDER for 2nd grade parents: The Dental screenings and sealants are Dec. 6, 7 and 8.  Permission slips were sent home a couple of weeks ago.  Please get them turned in as soon as possible, they do like the sheets back even if you mark no.  If you need another form please let me know.

Rec Basketball League will start January 8th. This is for youth boys and girls in 3rd and 4th grade. Registration forms were sent home. You can also register at the following link

Iowa Central Baseball Camps - These camps will be in the month of December. See attachment for more information. Online registration is available at 


Dates to Remember:  

November 22 - 2 hour early dismissal 

November 23 - No School; Thanksgiving 

November 24 - No School; Vacation 

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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