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Lunch program success

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

May 28, 2020

  The lunch program has provided food for those who may not be able to provide for themselves during the quarantine. Families who utilized the lunch program are very grateful and wanted to express their gratitude. T...

COVID-19 affecting students with events being canceled

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

May 1, 2020

It is now official that the rest of the school year has been canceled and with that so have many loved events. Prom is the one that first comes to mind when students are asked what events they miss the most, but there are others ...

Surprising suggestions from students

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

March 12, 2020

Students are the most important priority of any school so it is important that schools are able to meet the various needs of their students. It is necessary that teachers and staff listen to their students about what they feel needs to change o...

Students choose careers

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

March 9, 2020

Taft High is a diverse campus with many opportunities to prepare for a career choice. Foods is a good class for basic cooking skills but students can also learn more if they wish to pursue culinary arts.  Art is a fun and creative class for...


Nathaniel Morris, Clubs and Curriculum Editor

December 16, 2019

Ah, dead week. The time where students and teachers alike are supposed to be relaxing--no homework, extra quizzes and tests, or otherwise anything planned that would hinder student studying time for final exams. Not so, this...

Opinions on Taft High

Emily LeDuc, News Editor and Reporter

November 18, 2019

Taft High is a great school for its staff and students alike. The clubs on campus are diverse and not overlapping or overshadowing the other. The band and varsity football team is a duo to be reckoned with.  And students have something to say fo...

The demerit list is posted each week without names, so students can find out where they stand with demerits. Merits can be earned by talking to the attendance office about options.

New year, new policies

October 1, 2019

A student using their phone instead of doing necessary work during class.

Phone usage out of control

February 15, 2019

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