Vice Principal's Call - 4/17/22

Vice Principal's Message from Sunday, April 17, 2022
Posted on 04/17/2022
Taft Eagle News

Dear Taft Families,

This is Vice Principal Dr. Iverson with information about the Taft Weekly Updates. We hope everyone enjoyed your weekend!  This Wednesday, Apr 20, 2022 is a Minimum School Day.  Taft Eagles will be dismissed from The Nest at 2:03 p.m.  

Click here for 2021-2022 Minimum Day Calendar

PERIOD 4 PROGRESS REPORTS

The end of Period 4 Grading Period is Friday, Apr 22, 2022.  Grades should be available for viewing on PowerSchool by Friday, Apr 29, 2022. 

NEW--STEM/ROBOTICS

Greater than Tech will start on Tuesdays after school from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  They will meet in Room 704 ONCE A WEEK!

See Link Below for more information:

Robotics Club_Students_Taft.png

The Rosin Box Project Dance Company

Celebrated dance teachers are working with Taft Middle School students on their dance techniques and creative group choreography thru Jun 14, 2022 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30pm and 2:30-4:00pm on Minimum Days.   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] 

Devised Theater Program

The La Jolla Playhouse Teaching Artists is conducting an exciting, personalized exploration of community and history through fun theater games and exercises. 

This program is sponsored by LEVEL UP and will have two sessions held on Monday-Friday starting April 4th-22nd and April 25th-May 13th. 

See link below for more information.

LEVEL UP DEVISED THEATER SPRING 2022- TAFT.pdf

SDUSD MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS LEAGUES - SOCCER 

 CONGRATULATIONS to all those who were Selected to represent Taft Middle School on the Soccer Team.  Practices will be Monday and Wednesday from 4pm-5:50pm at Cubberley Elementary School.  

Since this is a Minimum Day week please see the coach for this Wednesday’s practice time.  Student-athlete pick up is at Cubberley Elementary at 5:50pm.  For more information contact Coach Feldman [email protected]

 

SPRING LEVEL UP FREE TENNIS OPPORTUNITY

Through a partnership with Youth Tennis San Diego, Taft will be offering free after school tennis lessons on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:50-4:50 starting Monday April, 11th.  No experience or equipment is needed. For more information contact Coach Gonzalez at [email protected]  

LOOKING AHEAD:

8TH GRADE PROMOTION CEREMONY June 14th @ 9:00 am 

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 

REMINDER:  KEARNY HIGH SCHOOL VISIT Apr 28, 2022 

Eighth grade students will be visiting Kearny HS on the 28th.  Please remind students to turn in their permission slips.  

LEVEL UP MORNING ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Registration for the Level Up Morning Academic Program (Summer School) has ended.  However if you were not able to register and still want your child to attend please contact Dr. Iverson at [email protected] to confirm your interest.

For more information re: the Level Up Morning Academic program go to: 

Level Up Summer/ESY for Parents and Families

2022 PrimeTime Summer Program

Program Dates:  Tuesday, June 21 - Tuesday, August 2 (30 days/closed July 5)

Program Hours: Hours vary based on the school's Summer Experience schedule.

Student Eligibility:  SDUSD students attending the Summer Experience in the morning will be eligible to apply to participate in PrimeTime in the afternoon at the same school site including students in Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) through eighth grade during the 2021-22 school year.

PrimeTime Summer Website

We CANNOT Wait to see you all tomorrow!!! We appreciate ALL of your support!!

 

Thank you and go Eagles!


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