Taft Timberwolf Newsletter

Week of February 6, 2016

From the Principal's Desk - Summer School Opportunities

Registration for Neenah Joint School District's summer program will open on Monday, February 8, 2016. Enrichment offerings for current students in grades 1-8 are available within the Elementary and Middle School Enrichment program and middle school academic offerings are available within the Middle School Academy program. Elementary students who are recommended to participate in our Reading and/or Math Academy will be recommended by his/her current classroom teacher and notification will come from your child's school.

To find out more information about our summer offerings, use the link below and follow the directions to access course descriptions as well as information about how to register beginning Monday, February 8.


Please sign-up this week for a conference with your child's teacher.

Book Club Pics

Any parent interested in being a lunch/recess supervisor, please contact Dr. Hrib at 920-751-6980.


The district office will be sending enrollment information to families with children age-eligible for four and five-year-old kindergarten prior to theFebruary 8-12 enrollment period.

If you currently have a child in the District's 4K program and intend to enroll in 5K, you do not have to complete an enrollment packet. Please contact District Office at 751-6800 ext. 10113 if you do not plan to attend 5K.

If you currently do not have a child enrolled in the District's 4K program and intend to enroll your child in 5K, you will need to complete the information in the enrollment packet and deliver it to 410 S. Commercial St. the week ofFebruary 8-12. The procedure is the same if you would like to enroll your child in the 4K program.

It’s time to sign up for baseball & softball for summer 2016!

Teaching team spirit, leadership and athletic skills are our primary focus areas. Suburban athletics is accepting on-line registrations and mail-in registrations now, we welcome new & returning players for t-ball, baseball & softball (boys ages 4-12 & girls ages 4-18). Visitwww.suburbanathletics.com for registering as well as more league dates & information. In-Person registration will be held at Tom’s Drive In (American Drive) on Saturday, February 20st from 10am-1pm. Stop in to see us!

Jill Carlson

Suburban Athletics Inc.

The 2016-17 Open Enrollment Application Period is February 1, 2016 – April 29, 2016.

If you have or are planning on moving out of the Neenah Joint School District prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year and wish to continue in a Neenah school, you should complete an Open Enrollment application. The Department of Public Instruction strongly recommends that parents complete applications on-line at: https://oe.dpi.wi.gov or by visiting our website at http://www.neenah.k12.wi.us/ - “Open Enrollment Information”. Paper applications may be obtain at the Administration Building located at 410 S. Commercial Street, Neenah.

The application period closes at 4:00 p.m. on April 29, 2016. Late applications will not be accepted for any reason.

Please note:

· Parents of students currently attending Neenah on Tuition Waivers will receive an additional notice reminding them of the Open Enrollment requirements to be able to continue in Neenah.

· Neenah Joint School District does not require accepted non-resident students to reapply under the open enrollment policy when the non-resident student enters school.

A non-resident student may be required to reapply only once.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Mary Braemer at (920)751-6800 ext 10102 or stopping by the Administration Building.

Calendar of Events

2/9 - PTO mtg in the cafeteria, 6:30-8:00

2/14 - Valentine's Day

2/15 - Presidents' Day

2/16 - Friday schedule

2/19 - No school for students

PLD for teachers

2/25 - K-5th student half day, dismissal at 11:30

No school for 4K

Parent/teacher conferences 12:30-8:00pm

2/26 - 4K-5th, no school for students

Parent/teacher conferences 7:45-11:30

3/3 - Spring Concert at Pickard, 6:00-7:00pm

Taft Elementary School

Our mission is to support Taft families in their journey toward academic, social, and emotional success within a safe environment. As a team, we will guide, support, and provide direction to empower one another to become lifelong learners and respectful members of a community.