Taft Updates

October 2, 2022

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October Important Days

7th 8:30 am Principal Coffee


12th Second Harvest Food Distribution @ 2:30 pm

  • School Board Meeting @ 7:00pm


17th ELAC Mtg. @ 8:30am

20th Earthquake Drill

24th SSC @ 3:30pm

26th School Board Meeting @ 7:00pm

28th Free Dress Day

Dear Families,

We are now in October and our new Character Trait for the month is Responsible. Responsibility means many different things including the following:

  • being dependable so people can count on you
  • keeping one's word and agreements
  • meeting one's commitments
  • doing something to the best of one's ability
  • being accountable for one's behavior
  • accepting credit when you do things right and acknowledge mistakes
  • being a contributing member of the family

Talk with your child about being responsible.

  • How do we take care of our environment and show we are responsible?
  • How can they be responsible at home? School?
  • Create a chart with things they are responsible for.

Here are some videos to watch with your child about responsibility.

Being Responsible video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Myzd2-UXUlk

Video Kids for Character Responsibilty


Being responsible song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVs5GkGYwMc&t=2s

Student of the Month

The month of September our students learned about how to show RESPECT. Each classroom selected a student who demonstrated Respect towards other students, in the classroom, outside on the playground. On Friday we celebrated our students at our assembly.

We all celebrated the class with the best attendance, grade level with best attendance, as well as the class with the most dolphin tickets. We had 123 students who had perfect attendance in the month of September. These students will receive an ice cream treat this week.

Best Attendance for Month of September: Ms. Aguilar-Ortiz Class

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Grade Level with best attendance: SUPER POD Dolphins: 5th Grade

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Most Dolphin Tickets: Vaquitas Dolphins: Mr. Milos Class

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This next month we will have an award for the class that has the most students who come dressed in uniform. We continue to have students who are not dressed in uniform during the week. Remember our uniform colors are Navy Blue bottoms: pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, dresses and white or navy blue tops: shirts and blouses.

Spirit Wear

If you would like to order spirit wear please come to school office to fill out order form.
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Reporting an absence

It is important to make sure that the office is notified as to the reason your child is absent. Please do so by either calling or filing out the school google form.

By phone: 650-482-2416

Google form link https://forms.gle/5cy3enb6TYaeXief8

Video on how to become a school volunteer

Video for you to watch


You can also use the QR code to see the video.

Taft Family Center

Link For Family Center page

Coordinator: Elsa Aispuro

email: eaispuro@rcsdk8.net

Taft Parent Handbook

Please visit this link to view our Student Parent Handbook. All information in regards to school is in it.

Some information in the handbook:

  • School vision and mission
  • Bell Schedule
  • Minimum Days Schedule
  • School Policies
  • Family Center resources

Parent Student Handbook link

Thank you!

Principal Herrera

Taft Community School

Taft Community School offers a preschool through 5th grade English and Spanish biliteracy program.