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Note from Taft

September 24, 2019

Taft Message 
September 24, 2019 

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Humboldt Homecoming Week is September 30 thru October 4.  These are the elementary spirit days:

Monday - Character Counts Colors

  • 1st grade wears GREEN for RESPONSIBILITY 
  • 2nd grade wears ORANGE for FAIRNESS
  • 3rd grade wears RED for CARING
  • 4th grade wears PURPLE for CITIZENSHIP

Tuesday - Pajama/Sweats Day

Wednesday - Country/Western Day

Thursday - Jersey/Favorite Team Day

Friday - BLUE and GOLD Day; Go Wildcats! 

Please refrain from applying face or hair paint on your child as we celebrate Homecoming week. Thank you! 

National Walk to School Day October 2nd.  Mr. Bruder has selected two consecutive days you may walk to school with him.  On Wednesday, October 2, he will meet the students at John Brown Park. The walk to Taft will begin at 7:30 a.m..  On Thursday, October 3, he will meet students at the Old Football Field (soccer field) walking to Taft at 7:30 a.m..  Parents are invited to join the walk. Students will be able to eat breakfast at school as normal. Let’s see if we can get a lot of you to walk to school with Mr. Bruder!

Humboldt County Little Clover Kids - This is a program offered once a month for students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.  Registration forms will be sent home with all 1st-3rd grade students this week.  Registration is due to the Humboldt County Extension office by September 25th. Sessions begin in October. If you have questions please contact the Humboldt County Youth Coordinator, Kiersten Beilke, at

Humboldt REC Department registration for boys and girls cross country in 3rd-8th grade and boys and girls basketball for 1st-6th 
grade were sent home with students this week. The forms can be turned in at the REC Center or register online at

Music Booster Activity Calendars are available in the offices while supplies last.  The cost is $5.00 each.

Student and Adult Activity Passes are available for purchase in the offices.  Adult passes are a ten punch ticket for $45. Student activity tickets are $50 for grades KG - 4th and $55 for grades 5th - 12th.  These passes are good for all athletic activities except benefits games and tournaments.




Dates to Remember:

September 25 - Humboldt County Little Clovers Kids Registration Due 

October 2 - National Walk to School Day from John Brown Park @7:30 a.m.

October 3 - Walk to School from Old Football Field @ 7:30 a.m.

October 4 - Homecoming




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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