Note from Taft
October 16, 2019
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Reminder: Doors to Mease and Taft Elementary Schools open at 7:45 a.m. If your child is catching a bus to another school we recommend arriving no earlier than 7:40. As the weather turns colder these children are having to wait too long outdoors. We have had students at both buildings as early as 7:15; there is no supervision at this time. Please refrain from dropping your child off before 7:40. Thank you.
Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk is Saturday, October 19th at Joe Sheldon Park. It will begin at 9:00 a.m. The fun run/walk is open to all boys and girls in 1st thru 6th grade. This is a fun event sponsored by The Humboldt Lion's Club. Registration form is attached. You can return the registration form to the REC Center or Taft office.
PATHS Bake Sale Sign Up Sheets were sent home with students. There is still time if you would like to donate items or volunteer to help at the Bake Sale. Please have all forms to the office by the end of the week. Any questions please contact Jennifer Lash at firstname.lastname@example.org
PATHS(Parents and Teachers for Humboldt Students) Gift Card Fundraiser - All elementary students will be bringing home an order form you can use to support our schools by buying gift cards. You purchase gift cards at face value to local and national vendors and the company gives a percentage back to PATHS for selling their gift cards. To see a complete list of businesses participating please check www.shopwithscrip.com use enrollment code: A7LAD8E136656. This is NOT intended to be a door to door fundraiser, but rather for families to support their children’s elementary school. Orders are due by Thursday, October 24th. Gift cards will be available for pick up on Tuesday, November 5 or Thursday, November 7 during Parent Teacher Conferences. If you have questions about this fundraiser or any other questions about PATHS please email email@example.com or find them on Facebook at Humboldt PATHS. Thank you.
The Humboldt Basketball Association(HBA) registration is now available for boys in 3rd-6th grade.Registration form is attached. Contact Coach Thurm if you have questions. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lost and Found - We have a big pile of lost and found items already. Please have your child check the lost and found if they are missing anything.
Box Tops for Education Program Change - We have collected Box Tops for several years at our elementary schools. We earn 10 cents for every Box Top we receive. We will still continue to collect the clipped Box Tops until it is fazed out. However, there is a Box Top app that you scan your receipt to get our school the credit for the Box Tops on that particular shopping trip. No more clipping! Learn more about these changes at BTFE.com. Thank you for your support!
Dates to Remember:
October 19 - Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk @ Sheldon Park
October 24 - SCRIP Orders Due
Nov 1 - No School; Staff In-Service
Nov 5 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Nov 5 - SCRIP Orders available for pick up during conferences
Nov 7 - Parent Teacher Conferences, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Nov 7 - SCRIP Orders available for pick up during conferences
Nov 8 - No School
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: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html."