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Family Technology Night Registration

Our 2nd Annual Family Technology Night is Thursday, April 18th. All families and students of SD 151 are welcome to attend! You can register at the link below. 


Family Technology Night Registration

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 25 - April 1
Date: Mar 25 - Apr 1
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April 11
1st Grade Shedd Aquarium Trip
1st Grade Shedd Aquarium Trip
Date: Apr 11
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April 12
Science Fair - Kindergarten & Pre-K AM
9:30 AM
Science Fair - Kindergarten & Pre-K AM
Date: Apr 12
Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
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Science Fair - 1st Grade & Pre-K PM
1:00 PM
Science Fair - 1st Grade & Pre-K PM
Date: Apr 12
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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April 16
Spring Pictures
Spring Pictures
Date: Apr 16
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March 7, 2019
District 2019 Spring Festival
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

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.

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! 

March 9, 2018
Family Technology Night Registration

Please use the link below to register for our Family Technology Night. This is a District Wide event.

Family Technology Night Registration

Arrival & Dismissal


  • 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.  


  • 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
Fax: 708-210-3254
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Ms. Angelica Marquez
Assistant Principal
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Mrs. Elizabeth Navarro
Office Manager