Bulldog Broadcast

August 9, 2022

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Important Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, August 10th - First Day for Students - 7:40AM - 2:52PM (Students will report to their Advisory class in the morning)
  • Thursday, August 11th - Parent Open House - 6PM - 7PM
  • Thursday, September 1st - School Picture Day
  • Monday, September 5th - Labor Day - No School
  • Wednesday, September 21st - Distance Learning 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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1st Day - August 10th

Please make sure your student has an updated paper copy of their schedule. Students will report directly to their Advisory (15-16) class on the first day.
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Parent Open House

Our Parent Open House will take place on Thursday, August 11th from 6PM - 7PM. This is an informal opportunity for parents/guardians to meet their student's teachers and see the school. Please bring a copy of your student's schedule with you as you will use this to navigate the building and walk to and from each class to meet the teachers.
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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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Parents are able to view on our website bus drop-off and pick-up locations on the afternoon of Monday, August 8th. https://www.cps.k12.in.us/district-departments/transportation

New students who pre-register after Thursday, July 28, 2022 will receive transportation services on Monday, August 15, 2022.

Further information regarding Transportation can be found at: https://www.cps.k12.in.us/district-departments/transportation or by calling (219) 663-1465.

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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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Clinic Information

If your child is a 6th grader, please remember to have your child turn in the required physical along with the updated immunization record to the school nurse.

Parents of 7th and 8th grade students: If your child will be participating in sports this year, they will need a new physical dated after April 1, 2022 and will need to complete the information in Final Forms on our website.

Please contact our nurses Tiffany Bowman (tbowman@cps.k12.in.us) or Lou Ann Arena (larena@cps.k12.in.us) if you have any further questions.

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Simple Qpon Books

Taft PTO will be selling Qpon Books as a fundraiser starting on August 22nd. More information will be forthcoming.
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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