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Taft Message

September 17, 2021


Taft Message

September 17, 2021

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Message from Mr. Fedders


Homecoming is next week.  Below are the planned dress up days:

  • Monday - Fancy Feet (socks and shoes) 

  • Tuesday - Color day (1st grade blue, 2nd grade yellow, 3rd grade green, 4th grade black) 

  • Wednesday - No School PD Day

  • Thursday- Dress your best (picture day)

  • Friday - Blue and Gold Day


We will also have a short pep assembly with high school band members, football/volleyball players, cross country runners, and dance team members/cheerleaders attending.  Make sure to ask your child about this Friday afternoon when they get home!


School Pictures - Midwest Portraits will be at Taft on September 23rd to photograph all students and staff. You will receive an email on September 27th with the link to order school pictures after you have had a chance to proof your child’s photo. If you have any questions please contact Midwest Portraits at 515-332-8175.


2021 Homecoming Plans

Thursday Sept 23: 

  • 5:30pm: Hometown Homecoming event Get your 2021 Homecoming party Supplies tonight! Sales on Beads, tattoos, clothing, cups and more. Hot Dogs, BMex, kettle corn available on mainstreet. 

  • 6:30pm: Parade: Elementary students should be with parents/guardians


  • 7:30pm: Coronation in the High school gym- free will donation

  • 9-10pm: only Seniors and Juniors will be able to decorate the Campus. Meet in the gym first. All other students will be sent home.


Friday Sept 24: 

  • Mini Assembly at the Elementary Schools

  • High school Pep Assembly at 2:45pm 

  • Homecoming football game starts at 7pm and court will be recognized at during half time

Homecoming court: 

Queen Candidates: Paige DeWinter, Brett Harklau, Kinzie Peyton, Rylie Satern, Grace Smith, Joie Smith 

King Candidates: Jackson Fischer, Carter Hatcher, Jacob Heier, Hayden Holm, Caden Matson, Luke Sievers 


September Breakfast/Lunch Menus


September Activity Calendar


Upper Des Moines Opportunity is now taking applications for the Coats 4 Kids program. Coats 4 Kids is a program for eligible children 18 and under who are given a new or very gently used coat furnished by members of the community and business organizations. Please see application. Deadline is September 26, 2021.

Please note Upper Des Moines Opportunity’s new address:

Jessica Norman

Outreach Specialist- Humboldt Co.

Upper Des Moines Opportunity

419 Sumner Ave.

Humboldt, IA  50548

Office Phone:  515-604-6550

Office Phone: 515-604-6551


Dates to Remember:

September 22 - No school; Staff Development Day

September 23 - School Picture Day at Taft

September 24 - Homecoming

October 29 - No school; Staff Development 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, 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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