Taft Message 9/1/2023
September 1, 2023
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Note from Mr. Fedders:
I hope that everyone had a great full week back at school! It was great to begin to settle into some routines as the week continued. On Tuesday, we had our local EMS, Police/sheriff, Fire, and Bus Departments here for a brief back-to-school safety overview. Students reviewed bus expectations and safety procedures, along with some general safety information, like crosswalk, walking, and biking to school safety. Thanks to all of these organizations for partnering with us on this day!
It’s also been a great past few weeks at Taft with construction on our new addition beginning; footers have already started to be poured. There is obviously a lot of work to be done before we have a finished project, but progress is great to see!
Picture day for Mease & Taft is September 14. High School & Middle School Picture Day is September 12. Retake Day is September 28. Flyer
PATHS is sponsoring a Back to School Bash!
Monday Sept. 11th 5:00-7:00
This will be held at Taft at the playground/grass area
There will be inflatables, a free will donation meal, and games! Flyer
This season’s Humboldt High School football shirts for students and fans are available to order with this link: https://humboldtfootball2023.itemorder.com/shop/sale/ All purchases must be made by September 5th.
RVTV will be in town on Thursday, September 7.
PATHS is having a fall fundraiser. Please see the following link for ordering directions. Orders are due TODAY by 3:00 in order to get them before Homecoming.
The Humboldt High School Cheerleaders will be hosting a cheer clinic for grades 1-4. The clinic will be held on September 20th after school until 5:00 at the Taft Gym. See the Cheer Clinic Form for more information. They will not accept late registrations.
The Humboldt Dance Team will be hosting ‘fill the truck events’ over the next several weeks.
Football game September 8th from 6-7:45pm we will be set up at the high school between the admission gate and concession stand. We will be collecting animal shelter supplies: bleach, pinesol, pee pads, gloves, kong toys, taste of the wild dog food, honest kitchen dog food, redford grain free wet cat food, treats, red/blue kote, towels, martingale style collars, and slip leads.
Homecoming football game on September 22nd from 6-7:45pm we will be set up at the high school between the admission gate and concession stand. We will be collecting new and gently used clothing items and blankets for people in need.
At all of these events, we will also have a bucket for monetary donations for local shelters.
The registration/interest form is open for the 2024 Thundercat Softball season for ages/divisions 8u-12u. All registrations must be completed by September 11th with the following link: https://forms.gle/hBKa9XErTnJg8ZxL8
Dates to Remember:
Sept 4 – No School; Labor Day
Sept 12 – Safety Day for 3rd Grade
Sept 12 – PATHS Meeting at 5:30 in Mease Library
Sept 14 – Picture day for Mease & Taft
Sept 18 – No School; Staff Development
Sept 28 – Pictures Retake Day
“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, Michelle Thomas, Assistant Finance Manager, 401 13th Street South, Humboldt, IA 50548; 515-332-1330 or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov