Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

January 12, 2018 

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Drug Awareness/Preventation Presentation will be held on Monday, January 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria.  All parents and community members are invited to attend.  Community and Family Resources and Humboldt Co. Sheriff's Office will present the information on substance abuse and drug trends in Iowa and Humboldt County as well as educate the attendees on signs and symptoms of drug use and paraphernalia.

Drill Team Registration  deadline has been extended to January 15th. If you need a form please stop in the office to pick one up.  The clinic and drill team night will be held Saturday, January 27th for boys and girls in grades preschool through 8th grade.  This event is sponsored by the HHS Drill Team.  If you have any questions please contact Coach Jessica Fuller at

Activity Calendar Change- 9th G/B BB game and 7th & 8th B BB game have been moved from Monday, January 15th to Tuesday, January 16th; locations and times remain the same.

Box Top Collection so far this year is 5,720. We have 4,280 box tops remaining to meet our 10,000 box tops goal. Please encourage others in your extended family to collect box tops also to help us reach or exceed our goal. Keep those box tops coming! All the money we receive from box tops goes directly to classroom educational activities and field trips.  


Dates to Remember:

January 15 - Drill Team Clinic/Drill Team Night Registrations Due

January 27 - Drill Team Clinic, 9 a.m. to noon at HHS Gym 

January 27 - Drill Team Night, 7 p.m. at HHS Gym 

May 25 - Make Up Day for January 11th




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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