Vice Principal's Call - 3/13/22

Vice Principal's Call from Sunday, March 13, 2022
Posted on 03/14/2022
Taft Eagle News

Dear Taft Families,

This is Vice Principal Dr. Iverson calling with our Sunday announcements.  We hope everyone enjoyed your weekend and are excited about the longer daytime hours! This Wednesday, March 16, 2022 is a regular school day.  Taft Eagles will be dismissed from The Nest at 3:49 p.m.  

Click here for 2021-2022 Minimum Day Calendar

PROGRESS REPORT 3 GRADES

Grades posted and closed on Friday, Mar 4, 2022.  Grades should be available for viewing on PowerSchool by Friday, Mar 11, 2022.  Grade Reports will be distributed to students on Monday Mar 14th.

THE ROSIN BOX PROJECT DANCE COMPANY

Celebrated dance teachers will be working with Taft Middle School students on their dance techniques and creative group choreography beginning Mar 21, 2022 - Jun 14, 2022 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:30pm.  The program is an after school program initiated through Level Up.

You can sign up using the link below:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe-FNBzpksR_UP9PEwnwWiVr-XyrQaoocVQvInECSX2FliSLg/viewform

The link can also be found on the Taft webpage.  For questions regarding the program email Thom at [email protected]

SDUSD NOW HAS OFFICIAL MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS LEAGUES - SOCCER BEGINS MARCH 14

 SDUSD has officially announced middle school sports! There will just be one sport this spring - soccer. Next year there will be basketball, volleyball, flag-football, track and soccer. Access these links for more information: 

Overview of Middle School Sports in SDUSD

Soccer Try-Out Flyer

Soccer Try-Out Registration 

SDUSD Middle School Athletics Website

THE MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IS ON! 

Congratulations to our Taft Eagles on their victory against Innovation Middle school last Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at the Clairemont High School gym.  We will play Montgomery Middle School this Tuesday March 15th at 4:15pm.  All are invited to attend!  Make plans to come out and support YOUR Taft Eagles!!

The team will practice tomorrow, Monday, March 14th at 4pm. All students who participated regularly in practice will have an opportunity to attend the game.  The bus will leave the school at approximately 3:15 pm on Tuesday and return to the school at 6pm.

Student athletes must participate in weekly Covid testing.  For questions about the tournament, please contact Dr. John Iverson at [email protected]

SEMESTER 1 DRIVE THROUGH ACADEMIC CELEBRATION

The Drive Through Academic Celebration held this past Saturday was a huge success!  Thank you to all the families who were able to attend. We are so proud of all the students who participated and were rewarded for their hard work.  Those students who were unable to attend may pick their awards/certificates up in the Front Office.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KITCHEN STAFF:

Congratulations to Ella Lopez, Senior Food Service Site Leader, and her kitchen staff.  We get two (2) inspections a year.  The inspectors evaluate 47 different items. We scored 100%!!

VIRTUAL TALK:  PARENT/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT NIGHT

Mark your calendars for Mar 16, 2022.  Join us for a night of collaboration! See flyer for details using the link below: https://exchange.sandi.net/owa/#path=/attachmentlightbox

LOOKING AHEAD:

8TH GRADE PROMOTION CEREMONY CRITERIA

Eligibility criteria for the promotion ceremony, as well as all other 8th grade activities, are as follows but NOT limited to:

  • A minimum G.P.A. of 2.0 on the P4 progress report
  • No more than one F on the the P4 progress report
  • No more than one U on the P4 progress report 
  • No suspensions after the P3 progress report 

SPRING BREAK

Spring Break will be held March 28th - April 1st!  Please plan something fun and enjoyable!!

 

Thank you and go Eagles!


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