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Taft Middle School

Intensity pays off for young baseball star headed to Disney World

Intensity pays off for young baseball star headed to Disney World

When 11-year-old Robby Ballentine crosses the chalk on the baseball field, he means business.

September 12, 2014 12:00 am
Taft Middle School celebrates dance

Taft Middle School celebrates dance

CROWN POINT | Taft Middle School in Crown Point is celebrating a 40 year tradition of dance.

January 17, 2014 1:14 pm
Taft hosts fundraiser to collect Supplies 4 GI's

Taft hosts fundraiser to collect Supplies 4 GI's

CROWN POINT | For the first three weeks of November, Robert A. Taft’s Middle School Student Council held a fundraiser to collect supplies/donations for our GI’s. We worked with the organization out of Valparaiso, called Supplies 4 GI’s.

December 04, 2013 9:36 am
Taft Middle School raises funds for American Heart Association

Taft Middle School raises funds for American Heart Association

CROWN POINT | Taft students, and the Physical Education and Health Departments at Taft Middle School paired up with the American Heart Association (AHA) for a Hoops for Heart event last spring. Final tallies for the event were published by the AHA recently.

November 21, 2013 11:32 am
MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

As our children head back to school, they might be walking into buildings that bear the names of some pretty important folks in our history — and some who might be a bit more obscure but worth knowing.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
CASS Cadets, students work together

CASS Cadets, students work together

CROWN POINT | The Creating a Safe School Mentor Program trains high school students to mentor middle school students and is a starting point for school systems that want to address the issue of peer aggression. Simultaneously a middle school and high school program, mentors develop leadershi…

December 21, 2012 2:16 pm
Students dress for success and spend a day in the “real world"

Students dress for success and spend a day in the “real world"

CROWN POINT | Students from Col. John Wheeler and Robert A. Taft Middle Schools found themselves financially stable or broke and unable to cover monthly expenses.

November 14, 2012 3:57 pm Photos

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Crossroads brings reality store to to Taft and Wheeler students

Crossroads brings reality store to to Taft and Wheeler students

CROWN POINT | On Friday, November 9, the Taft 8th grade class participated in Crown Point Community School Corporation’s very first Reality Store event at Colonel John Wheeler Middle School. The Reality Store was brought to us by the “Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce” which hosts the …

November 13, 2012 3:49 pm Photos

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Crown Point Schools present Taft student with Commendation

Crown Point Schools present Taft student with Commendation

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented a Commendation Award to Taylor Cazy, a student at Robert A. Taft Middle School, at the September 17, School Board Meeting. Taylor was selected to receive the 2011-2012 Superintendent’s Choice Award.

September 20, 2012 2:08 pm

Region middle schools score top state academic honors

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at Valparaiso's Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Washington Township Middle School took top honors in the state in the 2012 Academic Super Bowl Junior Division.

May 26, 2012 6:15 pm
Sale blooms for boosters

Sale blooms for boosters

 

April 22, 2012 12:00 am
Taft Middle School Relay for Life hosts dance to raise funds

Taft Middle School Relay for Life hosts dance to raise funds

CROWN POINT | Robert Taft Middle School had a dance on Friday, April 13, that was sponsored by CPEA (Crown Point Education Association) the students raised $1000 for Relay for Life. Thank you to the students and staff members who participated in this event.

April 19, 2012 4:01 pm
Taft Middle 8th grade girls win Conference Championship

Taft Middle 8th grade girls win Conference Championship

CROWN POINT | Robert Taft Middle Schools 8th grade girls basketball team capped off a great season by winning the 2012 Lake Porter Conference Championship Tourney. The team won the Conference Championship as well and finished with an over-all record of 20-1.

March 23, 2012 3:17 pm
Taft Middle School gets new principal (but just for a day)

Taft Middle School gets new principal (but just for a day)

CROWN POINT | Robert A. Taft Middle School had a new leader, but just for one day.

March 23, 2012 12:00 am
Taft Student Council raises $1000 for new Community Library

Taft Student Council raises $1000 for new Community Library

CROWN POINT | Recently, the Taft Middle School Student Council sponsored a Valentine Dance to raise funds for the new library under construction in Crown Point.

February 27, 2012 10:22 am
Crown Point schools announce first art gallery show

Crown Point schools announce first art gallery show

CROWN POINT | Robert A. Taft and Colonel John Wheeler Middle Schools are opening their exhibit, 'The Kids in the Middle' from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, February 10, at South Shore Arts new gallery space at 123 North Main Street; just north of the square in Crown Point.

February 01, 2012 2:57 pm
Taft's National Junior Honor Society sponsors school-wide food drive

Taft's National Junior Honor Society sponsors school-wide food drive

CROWN POINT | For many years, the National Junior Honor Society at Taft Middle School has sponsored a school-wide food drive as our December service project, and the generosity of the students and staff has been shared with a local food pantry.

January 05, 2012 1:44 pm
Taft coin wars raises over $1100 for charity

Taft coin wars raises over $1100 for charity

CROWN POINT | Coin Wars is a Taft Middle School C.A.S.S. (Creating a Safe School) fundraiser. This year the school raised $1,150.00 to help feed Crown Point families during the holiday season.

January 03, 2012 10:45 am

Taft announces 1st Grading Period Honors

CROWN POINT | Robert A. Taft Middle School is proud to announce their 1st Grading Period Honor Students.

November 01, 2011 3:00 pm
Taft Middle School Football team finishes 7-0

Taft Middle School Football team finishes 7-0

CROWN POINT | The Robert A. Taft Middle School Football team finished the year with a record of 7-0 and was the 2011 Lake-Porter Conference Champions.

October 27, 2011 2:16 pm
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