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Note from Taft

May 21, 2019

Taft Message 
May 21, 2019 

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​Box Top Derby Results Are In!  
1st Place - Kindergarten with 2,677
2nd Place - 1st Grade with 2,390
3rd Place - EC-4 and EC-5 with 1,781
4th Place - 2nd Grade with 1,605
5th Place - 3rd Grade with 1,488
6th Place - 4th Grade with 1,237

Thank you for helping your child and encouraging them to bring in Box Tops.  Between Mease and Taft Schools we collected 11,178 box tops. That’s $1,117.80 to go towards elementary field trips and educational experiences! Wow!!!

​All parents are asked to please fill out the survey using the link below. The Iowa Department of Education is gathering data as a census for both students with and without an IEP using a brief survey.  Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) requires states to report the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with IEPs. 

Survey Link- 

Survey Information:
Please use the link above to answer the four questions for each of your children. The survey will allow you to answer these questions for up to five children.

HS Yearbook End of the Season T-shirt Sale- All shirts are $5.00.  See the link for a list of inventory.  Print the form and attach your money to get your shirt.  First come, first serve; no holds.

Free Summer Breakfast and Lunch Program for children ages 1 through 18.  See the attachment for dates, times and locations.  If you have any questions please contact Mr. Bruder.

Meal Accounts- all meal accounts should have a zero or positive balance at the end of the school year.  Any money remaining in their accounts will roll over to the 2019-20 school year. You can check your students’ account balances through your parent portal.  Thank you!

As the weather gets warmer we remind parents to follow the Footwear Dress Guide from the Parent-Student Handbook for their child’s safety - “Flip-flops or similar footwear is not appropriate to wear at school. They do not provide the protection needed during P.E. and/or daily recess. Please keep these shoes for casual wear at home.”

Humboldt County Summer Day Camps sponsored by ISU Extension Office.



Dates to Remember:

May 23 - Kindergarten visit Taft

May 23 - Bre'r Rabbit Showing for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade @ ALPHA Gym

May 27 - No School(Memorial Day)

May 29 - Make up Snow Day(January 18th)

May 30 - Make up Snow Day(January 22nd)

May 31 - Make up Snow Day(January 30th)

May 31 - 1st Grade Bowling in AM/ 1st Grade Kennedy Park in PM

June 3 - Make up Snow Day(February 12th)

June 3 - 2nd Grade to Dolliver Park 

June 3 - 3rd thru 6th Grade Track and Field Day

June 4 - Make up Snow Day(February 20th)

June 4 - 4th Grade to Floyd County Fossil & Prairie Center

June 5 - Make up Snow Day(February 25th)

June 5 - 4th Grade Awards Assembly @ HS Auditorium 9:00 a.m.



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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