SPIRIT WEEK: DECEMBER 18-22

HOLIDAY PROGRAM: DECEMBER 20- MATINEE PERFORMANCE

HOLIDAY PROGRAM: DECEMBER 21- EVENING PERFORMANCE

DECEMBER 22: EARLY DISMISSAL - 1:45pm

DECEMBER 23 - JANUARY 9: NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK

JANUARY 10 - SCHOOL RESUMES

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LADY VIKINGS AND COACH HOWARD ON A GREAT SEASON                                   

                            

 

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National STEM Day 

On Nov. 8, CITGO brought together educators, students and members of its staff to Lockport Township High School’s East Campus to participate in hands-on activities and live demonstrations that showcased the real-world applications of these subjects in honor of 2017 National STEM Day. 

 

Several Taft students were kind enough to volunteer their time to lead a station. Ben Baker, Matt Kamjowicz, Leah Panozzo, Allison Peloso, Ben Ryan, and JoJo Zaragoza led a stem challenge activity that encouraged participants to build a model moon lander out of every day items. Participants were given straws, index cards, card stock, a paper cup, and tape to build a lunar lander that kept two astronauts (marshmallows) safe when dropped from a certain distance. The volunteers built models of their own, handed out materials, offered suggestions and feed back, and helped the audience test their final products. 

 

In addition, several Taft scientists were fortunate enough to visit other stations during the event. The kids had a chance to see a 3D printer, giant Lite Brite, each liquid nitrogen ice cream, dissect a cow eye, play with robots and so much more! It was wonderful to see so many friendly faces come out for such an incredible opportunity.    

 


 

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Taft School 

1605 S. Washington Street

Lockport, IL. 60441

Phone: 815-838-0408

Fax:815-838-5046

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STAFF SHOUT OUTS!!

COACH HOWARD        

  • Staff Shout-out to Pete Howard for his differentiated instruction during P.E. using the heart rate monitors. Every student in the class is 100% engaged in keeping their heart rate up. Visual monitoring is projected on the wall so students can track their own progress! Awesome job Mr. Howard!

* Many thanks to Countryside Bank for donating the IPAD for this program.


 

 

 

 

 

MRS. VALENTINE        

  • Staff Shout-out to Laura Valentine for working through the Field Museum to rent a bones/tools kit for her classroom. While working in different small group sessions the students are able to compare and contrast different features for different species. Each small group features a different learning style so students have opportunities to learn in different ways! Way to go Mrs. Valentine!


 

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