Vice Principal's Call - 5/30/22

Vice Principal's Call from May 30, 2022
Posted on 05/30/2022
Taft Eagle News

Greetings Taft Families,

This is Vice Principal Dr. John Iverson calling with our weekly announcements. We hope everyone enjoyed this holiday weekend and kept in memory all those soldiers who have given their lives in service to our country. We also remember the families who have lost loved ones in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas. This Wednesday, Jun 1, 2022 is a Regular School Day.  School will dismiss at 3:49 p.m. and there are just eleven (11) days left in the 2021-22 school year!

Click here for 2021-2022 Minimum Day Calendar

SPRING OPEN HOUSE/STUDENT SHOWCASE-- May 25, 2022

Thank you to all the families who came in support of our Spring Open House.  It was a great success!!

END OF SCHOOL DANCE FRIDAY, Jun 3, 2022

Students get ready for some good music, dancing, and lots of fun!!  This Friday ASB will host a school dance.  KONA ICE will be served to all students! 

Please Note:  ALL ELIGIBILITY RULES APPLY!

SUMMER MORNING ACADEMIC PROGRAM Jun 21, 2022 - Jul 22, 2022

For those parents who missed the deadline to sign up for the Summer Morning Academic Program (Summer School), please email Dr. Iverson the name of your student, and he will enroll your student.

We look forward to seeing all of you this summer!  We will strive to make this Summer’s experience fun and enjoyable!!

SDUSD MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS LEAGUES - SOCCER 

Playoffs begin at 11:30 am on Saturday at University City High School.  ALL are invited to attend. 

LET’S GO EAGLES!!

See pictures, videos, and Joao’s interview:

https://sdusdathletics.com/middle-school-photo-gallery/

Team will Practice on Wednesday from 4pm-5:50pm at Cubberley Elementary School. 

 LOOKING AHEAD:

Please save the dates!

DEMO DAY!Jun 11, 2022

On June 11th, the Greater Than Tech organization will be sponsoring an innovative STEM program.  Spots are limited!  See Flier for details:

Demo Day.pdf

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 

This week we will be contacting students and families for eligibility.

For more information, please contact our Head Counselor, Mrs. Jessica Sanchez.

AFTER SCHOOL LEVEL UP EVENTS

STEM-Robotics

Robotics Club_Students_Taft.png

LabRats--Forensics 

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.   

Spring Level Up Free Tennis Opportunity

Level Up Summer/ESY for Parents and Families

 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:

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 are rapidly approaching the last few days of school.  As most athletes know, THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO LET UP!!  Let’s FINISH STRONG!!!  GIVE IT ALL YOU GOT AND LEAVE IT ALL IN THE CLASSROOM!!!!  YOU GOT THIS!

On behalf of the Taft Staff, we appreciate you and could not do this work without you!

Thank you and go Eagles!


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