Vice Principal's Call - 4/24/22

Vice Principal's Call from Sunday, April 24, 2022
Posted on 04/24/2022
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 27, 2022is 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

PERIOD 4 PROGRESS REPORT 

Grades will 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

LAB-RATS 

Below is the Link for a new LevelUP Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program sponsored by LabRats.  This four (4) week program will be focused on Science experiments and teaching students responsible Laboratory Protocols.  LabRats will be on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm starting Apr 27, 2022.  Students are encouraged to use the link below to sign up for this exciting new program.

LABRATS - LeveUp

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.  

THE ROSIN BOX PROJECT DANCE COMPANY

Celebrated dance teachers are working with Taft Middle School students on their dance techniques and creative group choreography thruJun 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]t.com.

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 the 2nd Session will be Mon-Fri starting 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 the Taft Soccer Team.  On Saturday, our team won one game and lost one game. They played hard and represented Taft like Champions!  

We play again Saturday Apr 30, 2022 at Morse Senior High School at 2:00 pm. Taft will compete against Correia Middle School.  Please come out and support the team!

Team Practices are Monday and Wednesday from 4pm-5:50pm at Cubberley Elementary School.  

SPRING LEVEL UP FREE TENNIS OPPORTUNITY

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

LOOKING AHEAD:

PARENT NIGHT, May 4th at 6pm

Our Taft Team will host a Parent Night on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.  We invite all of our families to join us via Zoom - 8589352650 to learn about our programs at Taft.

ENGLISH LEARNER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ELAC) MTG, May 5th

There will be an ELAC Meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 6pm.  The meeting will begin at 10:00 am via Zoom - 8589352650.  All are welcome to attend.

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 

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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