•   Enrichment Activities
     
    LibraryOur library is open during lunch and on Thursdays after school for families to visit and use.

    After SchoolTaft has several after school programs available to students who qualify for enrollment.  These programs areprovided by:

    ·   The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula.  (BGCP)

    ·   Redwood City Police Activities League (P.A.L.)

     

    Program activities include academic instruction, homework support, enrichment classes, life skills classes, and recreation. Additional information is available in the school office and at the Family Center.

    Student Council- In conjunction with an advisor 4th & 5th grade students meet every Monday after school from 3:00-4:00 pm. Student Council runs spirit days, fundraising, and other school wide activities. The goal of Student Council is to provide the students with a voice in school decision-making.  

    Music for Learning- 2nd through 4th graders meet with a music instructor once a week to learn songs, simple instruments, and basic music knowledge.

    Special Classroom Projects- Each classroom teacher prepares special events such asfieldtrips, holiday projects, performances, etc.

    5th Grade Outdoor Education- In the spring, Taft 5th graders attend the San Mateo County Office of Education/YMCA Camp at Jones Gulch.  It provides a weeklong residentialprogram where our fifth graders learn and experience nature firsthand.  They explore the forest and beachecosystems and work together as a community. Fifth graders are accompanied bytheir classroom teacher.

    Sports- Taft students participate in a various of sports like volleyball, golf, and basketball. Sport are run by the Police Activites League (PAL). To learn more about sports, please contact PAL.