|The District will be issuing refunds for the PNG vs Silsbee varsity football game that was originally scheduled on Friday, September 1st. To collect your refund, please bring your ticket(s) to the business office located in the Administration Bldg. at 620 Avenue C beginning Tuesday, September 19th through Friday, September 29th between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. No refunds will be issued after Friday, September 29th.|
|PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE RECENT EFFECTS OF HURRICANE HARVEY, THERE WILL BE NO EARLY RELEASE ON SEPTEMBER 26th & 27th AS INDICATED ON THE 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR.|
Certified Kindness School
We will have counseling classes where we will emphasize great character and what this looks like in each of us. The Six Pillars of Character Education we will focus on are:
Small Group Counseling
Students are invited to participate in small group counseling sessions. Children who share a common concern meet together with the counselor to talk and to share activities. If your child will benefit from these groups, please contact me. At times during the year your child may come home with a letter requesting participation in a group. The following groups may be available during our school year:
Each month we will send home a copy of the "Home and School Connection". This newsletter has valuable information to support our children at school as well as at home.
Home & School Connection newsletter this month:http://goo.gl/EPPTKg
Backpack Buddy Program
We at Taft Elementary value the whole child and their needs. We are very fortunate to provide the Backpack Buddy Program to our students.
Please call Mrs. Bell or Mrs. Voight for questions and/or referral information at 962-2262.
Jude Bell, Certified Therapy Dog
Jude Bell and I are a Certified Therapy Team. Jude will be visiting my classroom periodically to assist with classes as well as individual and group sessions.
Research also shows that therapy dogs are beneficial to students who have a difficult time with reading fluency and reading comprehension. Jude will be available for students that need extra encouragement and confidence to become a great reader.