Vice Principal's Call - 4/10/22

Vice Principal's Call from Sunday, April 11, 2022
Posted on 04/10/2022
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 because this upcoming week is packed full of activities!  This Wednesday, April 13, 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

8TH GRADE PROMOTION PICTURES, APRIL 12TH

Current 8th Grade students may take a picture to include in their promotion certificate on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.  Students are encouraged to “dress for success” on this day.  

KEARNY CLUSTER MEETING, APRIL 13TH

All of our Elementary and Secondary schools come together quarterly as a cluster.  All are welcome to attend via Zoom on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.  

2021-2022 SSC/SGT, APRIL 14TH

Our next School Site Council meeting will be on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.  We will be able to meet in person and all are welcome to attend.  Immediately after the SSC Meeting, our School Governance Team will meet.

PURPLE UP!!, FRIDAY, APRIL 15TH 

The color purple represents all branches of service. In April, Month of the Military Child, the Purple Up campaign shines a spotlight on the unique lifestyle of military-connected students. Wear or display purple on Friday, April 15th to show your support for our Military students.

https://www.dodea.edu/dodeaCelebrates/Military-Child-Month.cfm

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 

 Soccer Tryouts begin Monday, April 11th and will be held at Cubberley Elementary School.  Please pick up student-athletes 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 

PARENT NIGHT

Our Taft Team will host a Parent Night on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.  We invite all of our families to join us via Zoom to learn about our programs at Taft.

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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