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Welcome to Taft School

Academics are the focus of an education at Taft School. You can learn about our school's policies, procedures, and philosophies by browsing the sections below.

Welcome to Taft School

It is the mission of South Holland School District 151, in collaboration with parents, communities and businesses, to be committed to educational excellence by providing opportunities in a wholesome, nurturing environment; preparing all students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens, who can meet the challenges of society.

 

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Upcoming Events

September 29
Pre-K Screening
9:00 AM
Pre-K Screening
Date: Sep 29
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Calendar: Taft Calendar
September 30
Overflow Pre-K Screening
9:00 AM
Overflow Pre-K Screening
Date: Sep 30
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Calendar: Taft Calendar
October 3
Committee-of-the-Whole
6:30 PM
Jessica Buckner Administration Center
Committee-of-the-Whole
Date: Oct 3
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Jessica Buckner Administration Center
Calendar: Taft Calendar
Board Meeting
7:00 PM
Jessica Buckner Administration Center
Board Meeting
Date: Oct 3
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Jessica Buckner Administration Center
Calendar: Taft Calendar
October 6
Hispanic Heritage Program
Hispanic Heritage Program
Date: Oct 6
Calendar: Taft Calendar

9-9:30am - PreK AM

10-10:30am - Kindergarten

1-1:30pm - PreK PM

2-2:30pm - 1st Grade

July 11, 2022
2022-2023 Board Meeting Dates
May 24, 2022
2022-2023 Board Approved Balanced School Year Calendar

Arrival

  • Morning supervision begins at 8:15am
  • Class instruction begins at 8:30am.
  • Students are not allowed to be on school grounds before 8:15am.
  • Students arriving after 8:30am are considered tardy.  They must report to the office for an admittance slip and then proceed to class.  Teachers are not allowed to accept students who enter their classroom late without a tardy slip.

All children will enter the appropriate door – those departing buses will enter on the north side of the building. “Walkers” will enter through the east gym door. For security purposes, all doors are kept locked. Parents/Caregivers will not be able to enter the building through the east gym door.

Parents/Caregivers must enter the building through the main entrance only.  

Dismissal

  • Taft Preschool A.M. students are dismissed at 11:05am.
  • All other students at Taft are dismissed at 3:00pm with the exception of the 2:30pm early dismissal on Wednesday.

Parents/Guardians/Private Bus Companies are expected to enter the east parking lot, off of Jefferson Street. All vehicles should form a single file line. Individuals should not park and walk to pick students up. This may cause safety concerns for students and individuals as vehicles are entering and exiting the parking lot. Door 2 will not open until 2:55pm.

Parents who wish to make his/her child a ‘walker’ (car pick-up) must call and inform the Office Manager. Calls must be received by 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and 1:45pm on Wednesday.

  • The parents or guardians of children who are picked up on a regular basis must show a Taft Identification Card. Parents who do not have their Identification Card will be asked to check in at the office.
  • A note from the parent or guardian should be sent to the office if a child is to be dismissed early or to another adult.

Contact Information

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Mrs. Elizabeth Navarro
Office Manager