Bulldog Broadcast

December 15, 2022

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Important Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, December 14th - Start of Spirit Wear
  • Tuesday, December 20th - End of 1st Semester
  • Wednesday, December 21st - Wednesday, January 4th - No School - Winter Break
  • Friday, January 6th - Grades are viewable on RDS
  • Friday, January 6th - System Readiness Test
  • Monday, January 16th - No School - MLK Day
  • Wednesday, January 25th - KONA Ice during Advisory
  • Wednesday, February 1st - E Learning Day
  • Monday, February 20th - No School - Presidents' Day

For other information dates, please visit our website at https://taft.cps.k12.in.us/parents-students/calendar-menus

22.23 SY Calendar

Please click here for the 2022-2023 CPCSC Calendar

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Thank you!

We would like to thank all of our students and families for their hard work this semester. We know there have been some challenges along the way, but we really do appreciate all of your support and partnership. We hope all of our Taft families have a wonderful Holiday break!
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Science Olympiad Fundraiser - December 15th

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System Readiness Test

On Friday, January 6th, we will administer our Systems Readiness Test. Please remind your student to report directly to their Advisory teacher with a fully charged Chromebook and wired earbuds.
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PSAT Results

Results for 8th grade students who took the PSAT are in. Please visit K–12 score reporting portal.

Important Reminders:

  • Encourage your students to create a College Board account so they can easily access their scores online and unlock a robust set of personalized resources to help them understand their scores
  • Students will be seamlessly connected to other College Board opportunities, Official SAT® Practice on Khan Academy®, college readiness resources, and scholarships.
  • Students who are 13 and over who provided their email address on their PSAT 8/9 answer sheets will receive an email reminder to view their September–October PSAT 8/9 scores online.

If you have any questions, please contact College Board at 888-477-7728.

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Did you know that you can adjust the notification settings in ParentSquare? Simply log in to your account on your computer's web browser or the ParentSquare app. Click on "My Account" and "Notifications". More instructions are available on the ParentSquare website.

ParentSquare syncs with RDS for parent contact information. Be sure you keep your RDS information current so you never miss a message!

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Please remind your students to charge their Chromebooks each night when they get home.
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Club Information

Please see our club offerings below. If you have any questions, please reach out to the club sponsors.
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Cell Phones / Earbuds

Please remind your students that cell phones need to be turned off and in their lockers during the school day. In addition, wireless earbuds will not be allowed at school. All students will receive wired earbuds to use throughout the school year. Students are allowed to bring headphones from home, as long as they are able to plug into their Chromebook.
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School Lunches

The federal program that provided free breakfast and lunch for all students has ended. If you need meal assistance OR textbook assistance, you must complete a free/reduced application at www.cps.k12.in.us/food.

The cost for a full lunch this year is $2.65. Various items can also be purchased ala carte. Breakfast costs $1.50. The school menu is highlighted below and is subject to change.
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Taft Middle School

Tracy Seibert, Principal ext. 12001

Kyle Hanaway, Assistant Principal ext. 12002

Jennifer Grill, Assistant Principal ext. 12004

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District Information/Updates

Please visit our corporation website for important district and community information https://www.cps.k12.in.us/about/district-news