Note from Taft

Note from Taft


Taft Message 

February 23, 2018 

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Breakfast Menu Changes due to the snow day and late starts  -  Monday, 2/26/18 we will serve elf grahams and yogurt, Tuesday, 2/27/18 we will serve sausage grave pizza and Wednesday, 2/28/18 we will serve french toast.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thank you.

Parent Teacher Conferences- letters are being sent home with students indicating the time you will meet with the teacher.  Please review and return the bottom portion of the letter to school.  If you cannot come to your scheduled conference time please contact your child's teacher as soon as possible to reschedule.  Thank you.

Box Top Update - Our current box top count is 11,976!  Keep up the great work!  Our next submission date is March 1st!  Keep collecting!

Preschool Open House will be held at Mease on Tuesday, March 27th.  This Come and Go event will be held from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m..  Boys and girls who will be 4 years old by September 15th are eligible for our preschool program.  Preschool is a half day, five days a week program.  Please contact Michelle Thomas at 515-332-3578 ext. 6515 or email her at to sign up for the Open House.  You can also find more information about our early childhood program at

Kindergarten Round Up has been set for Thursday, March 15th.  All children that will be five years old by September 15th are encouraged to attend.  There will be no school at Mease on this day so our EC-4 and EC-5 students and all Mease teachers can participate.  Please contact Michelle Thomas at Mease Elementary at 515-332-3578 ext 6515 to sign up.

Spring Programs- 4th grade will have a music program at the High School Auditorium on April 19th. 1st grade will have a music program at the High School Auditorium on May 1st. Mark your calendar and be looking for more information.




Dates to Remember:

March 15 - Kindergarten Round Up/No School at Mease

March 16 - No School; Teacher In-Service 

March 20 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.

March 22 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7:30 p.m.

March 23 - No School

April 19 - 4th grade Spring Program/5th grade Operetta @ HHS Auditorium

May 1 - 1st grade Spring Program @ HHS Auditorium

May 25 - Make Up Day for January 11th

May 28 - Memorial Day; No School

May 29 - Make Up Day for January 22nd 

May 30 - Make Up Day for February 19th 



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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