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Food Distribution Friday, April 10th

There WILL NOT be food distribution on Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday. However, on Thursday, April 9th, we will be giving additional meals to make up for Friday. 

Superintendent Letter for March 15, 2020 (COVID-19)

Greetings,

Below you will find the Superintendent letter about COVID-19. We are closely monitoring all updates from the Centers for Disease Control. 

 

Governor J.B. Pritzker has declared all Illinois Public and Private Schools closed. Effective 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020

Superintendent Letter 3/15/2020 _eng

Superintendent Letter 3/15/2020_SPN

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

March 17 - May 1
ALL events are canceled until April 30th
ALL events are canceled until April 30th
Date: Mar 17 - May 1
Calendar: Taft Calendar
March 18 - April 9
Grab and Go Meals
10:00 AM
Taft School - 393 E 163rd Street, Harvey, IL 60426
Grab and Go Meals
Date: Mar 18 - Apr 9
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Taft School - 393 E 163rd Street, Harvey, IL 60426
Calendar: Taft Calendar

These meals are available Monday-Friday to any student 18 and under. They do not have to attend School District 151 to receive meals.

April 13
Committee-of-the-Whole
6:30 PM
Telecom Meeting
Committee-of-the-Whole
Date: Apr 13
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Telecom Meeting
Calendar: Taft Calendar
Board Meeting
7:00 PM
Telecom Meeting
Board Meeting
Date: Apr 13
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Telecom Meeting
Calendar: Taft Calendar
May 25
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
Date: May 25
Calendar: Taft Calendar
June 27, 2019
2019-2020 School Calendar
June 26, 2019
2019-2020 School Supply List
March 6, 2019
Summer Meals

Arrival & Dismissal

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.

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Contact Information

Taft School

393 E. 163rd St.
Harvey, IL 60426
Phone: 708-339-2710
Fax: 708-210-3254
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Mrs. Angelica Guisinger
Assistant Principal
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Mrs. Elizabeth Navarro
Office Manager