An Evening of Artistic Celebration

2/6/2017

As part of Community Service Day in October, Tafties created artwork with students from the Children's Community School in Waterbury, CT. It was the second consecutive year that students from both schools worked on the “Let it Be a Quilt” project, conceptualized by Taft art teacher Loueta Chickadaunce.

CCS students in grades K-5 worked with Taft volunteers to create their own, personalized paper quilt squares. Chickadaunce talked to the children about how a quilt is made b...full story


Tafties Earn Spots in Regional Music Festival

1/20/2017

Four Taft students traveled to New Britain, CT, last weekend to participate in the Northern Regional Music Festival, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators Association (CMEA).

     “The festival itself takes the form of a concert,” explains Taft Music Teacher TJ Thomson. “Our students were selected to participate in the concert through a competitive audition process in November.”

     Jennifer Jeon ’17, Louise G...full story


Remembering Our Past, Shaping Our Future

1/17/2017

The Taft community paused this week to reflect on the work and passion of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while celebrating the social and cultural progress achieved through the civil rights movement.

            The multi-day event began on Saturday, January 14 with an annual Taft tradition, WorldFest. WorldFest is an opportunity for members of the Taft community—who hail from more than 40 countries worldwide—to share th...full story

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