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  • Town Library December Newsletter

    Town Library December Newsletter

    Please find the Town Library December Newsletter attached.

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  • Taft Update 12/1

    Taft Update 12/1

    This week at Taft:
    Report Cards - Thursday, December 5th


    December 6th - 22nd Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Party
    Please find an invitation to the 22nd Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Party attached to this email.

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  • Taft Update 11/24

    Taft Update 11/24

    This week at Taft:
    ½ Day - Wednesday - November 26th
    No School - Thursday and Friday
    Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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    Taft Update 11/17

    Tuesday, November 19th - Picture Retake Day
    Wednesday, November 20th - Community Reading Day
    Wednesday, November 20th - PTO Meeting 3:15 pm
    Wednesday, November 20th - School Council Meeting 6pm
    Thursday, November 21st - Grades 1 and 3 - Hands on Science Program
    Friday, November 22nd - Grades 2 and Kindergarten - Hands on Science Program
    Friday, November 22nd - Patriot’s Day (Favorite Football Team) - Wear your favorite gear!

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  • Taft Update 11/11

    Taft Update 11/11

    A special thank you to all members of our military in all branches past and present! Thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedoms!

    This week at Taft:
    Friday, November 15th - ½ day, Dismissal begins at 11:30 am.
    Parent Teacher Conferences - November 13th in the evening and November 15th in the afternoon

    Donate A Book:
    Thank you to all the generous Taft families who have supported our Donate-A-Book program. Because of your support we will be adding an amazing 57 new books to the Taft Library. Keep your eye out for another round in January and help us reach our goal of 100 new books this year!

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  • Taft Update 11/3

    Taft Update 11/3

    This week at Taft:
    Friday, November 8th - ½ day, Dismissal begins at 11:30 am.
    Social-Emotional Learning - 5 Core Competencies
    SEL (Social - Emotional Learning) is a big buzz but what does it really mean. There are 5 core competencies for social-emotional learning: Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.

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  • Taft Update 10/27

    Taft Update 10/27

    This week at Taft:
    Thursday, October 31st will be BLACK and ORANGE day. We do not allow costumes for Halloween, but please join us by having some fun with Black and Orange:)

    Thank you PTO!
    A huge thank you to the PTO for a fantastic Old Fashioned Halloween Costume Party Friday night. We would also like to thank Dean Hirtle from High Hoops for $1000 donation.
    We had many fantastic pumpkins! The winners of the pumpkin content:
    Scariest Pumpkin - Woodall Family
    Cutest Pumpkin - DeMarco Family
    Best Pumpkin - Turcotte Family

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  • Taft Update 10/20

    Taft Update 10/20

    This week at Taft:
    PTOs - Old Fashioned Halloween Costume Party - Friday, October 25th from 6-8 pm, Sensory Sensitive Time from 5:30-6 pm
    Item drop off for Old Fashioned Halloween - pumpkins and baked goods 6 am - 4 pm.

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  • Meet the PTO

    Meet the PTO

    Please see the attached flyer introducing our PTO!

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  • Taft School Council 10/16/19

    Taft School Council 10/16/19

    Please find the agenda for Wednesday afternoon School Council meeting. The meeting will be held in the Taft Library at 3:30 pm.

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  • Taft Update 10/14

    Taft Update 10/14

    This week at Taft:
    No School Monday
    PTO Meeting - Wednesday at 6 pm
    School Council Meeting - Wednesday at 3:30 pm

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  • Taft Update 10/6

    Taft Update 10/6

    This week at Taft:
    Picture Day - October 9th and 10th
    Picture Day - October 9th - Classes - PreK, Grade 1: Mrs. Mastroianni, Mrs. Frabotta, Grade 2: Mrs. Silbor, Mrs. Devlin, Mrs. Dubois, Mrs. Brochu, Mrs. Auciello, Mrs. Carpentier, Grade 3: Ms. Osterhoudt
    Picture Day - October 10th - Classes - PreK, Kindergarten: Mr. Sherman, Mr. Carter, Mrs. Yordanopoulos, Mrs. Hazard, Mrs. Buckley, Mrs. Riker, Grade 1: Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Michelson, Mrs. Roche, Mrs. Stankevitz, Grade 3: Mrs. Michalewski, Ms. Scagnelli, Mrs. Mannka, Mrs. Lukowski, Mrs. Buckley
    October 11th - ½ day - Dismissal begins at 11:30 am

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  • Taft Update 9/29

    Taft Update 9/29

    This week at Taft:
    World Smile Day - October 4th - Wear a smiley face shirt or the color yellow!
    Be on the lookout for Picture Day flyers for October 9th and 10th - schedule will follow soon.

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  • Taft Update 9/22

    Taft Update 9/22

    Thank you to everyone who attended Meet the Teacher Night. Be on the lookout for a survey later this week looking for feedback and suggestions for next year.

    Tomorrow marks the first day of Fall. Apple painting and leaf painting are a few fun activities to try with your child.

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  • Taft School Council 9/18/19

    Taft School Council 9/18/19

    Please find the agenda for Wednesday nights School Council meeting. The meeting will be held in the Taft Library at 6 pm.

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  • Taft Update 9/15

    Taft Update 9/15

    I thank everyone for their patience as we work out the bumps with our new drop off and dismissal procedures. We are making a few small changes beginning this week. Just a reminder drop off begins at 8:25 a.m. We will begin to unload cars in the drop off circle a few minutes before 8:25 am to help speed up the process.

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  • Taft Update 9/8

    Taft Update 9/8

    We had a great first week at Taft! I thank everyone for their patience as we work out the bumps with our new drop off and dismissal procedures. I have included the procedures in attachments to this email. Just a reminder if you are walking your child in or need to park, please do so on Granite Street or in the McCloskey parking lot. There is no parking on the Whitin side of Granite Street.

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  • Taft ELC Handbook 2019/2020

    Taft ELC Handbook 2019/2020

    Please review the Taft ELC Handbook and return the signature page to your child's classroom teacher.

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  • Taft Update 8/27

    Taft Update 8/27

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  • Introduction

    Introduction

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