The Taft Highstepper Dance Team recently competed at the American Dance/Drill Team Contest at South Padre Island.
Taft Theatre is happy to announce that filmmakers Kimberly W, Ian M, and Jasmine L, have advanced to the State level of the UIL Young Filmmakers Contest.
LibraryPalooza is Saturday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brandeis High School. Don't miss this opportunity to meet famouse authors: James Dashner (The Maze Runner), Mary E. Pearson (The Adoration of Jenna Fox), D.J. MacHale (Pendragon), Jenny Han and Sciobahn Vivian (Burn for Burn), Carl Deuker (Gym Candy), and Laura Lee Gulledge (Paige by Page). Taft's own ALIX WILLIAMS will provide lunchtime musical entertainment! Food trucks and Barnes & Noble booksellers will be on hand so you can buy autographed copies of books. Sign up in the library to RIDE THE BUS TO LIBRARYPALOOZA!
Martha Vasquez, Taft language department chair and Spanish AP teacher, has been selected to serve on the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Executive Council. She will represent all 9-12 Spanish teachers. Ms. Vasquez has just completed her second term as president of the local chapter. She was honored by Dr. Woods in a recent edition of "Woods' Kudos" in Inside Northside Weekly.