Taft

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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November 9, 2018
PRE-K SCREENING

There will be a Pre-K Screening on Thursday, December 13th. Please refer to the Registration and Residency page under the Parents tab for registration requirements before the screening date.

October 2, 2018
PRE-K SCREENING (by appointment only)

There will be a Pre-K Screening Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Please refer to the Registration and Residency page under the Parents tab for registration requirements before the screening date.

August 27, 2018
PRE-K SCREENINGS

There will be a Pre-K Screening on Thursday, September 6, 2018 and Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Please refer to the Registration and Residency page under the Parents tab for registration requirements before the screening date.

August 14, 2018
PRE-K SCREENING (by appointment only)

There will be a Pre-K Screening Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24th. Please refer to the Registration and Residency page under the Parents tab for registration requirements before the screening date.

May 21, 2018
2018-2019 Early Registration Incentive

Take advantage of our EARLY REGISTRATION INCENTIVE. Every child registered by 11:59 p.m. on June 11, 2018 will receive a FREE book bag filled with school supplies! 

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.

Contact Information

Taft School
393 E. 163rd St.
Harvey, IL 60426

Phone: (708) 339-2710 Main
Fax: (708) 210-3254 Fax

Principal: Mrs. Christine Wilson
Assistant Principal: Angelica Marquez
Office Manager: Elizabeth Navarro