419 Downing • Stockton, CA 95206
Dee Johnson, Principal
Lourdes Serrano, Administrative Assistant (Bilingual Spanish)
Jennie Aragon, School Support Technician (Bilingual Spanish)
Congratulations to Edison High School graduate, Zaira Hernandez, for graduating as valedictorian for the 2015 graduating class! Zaira is also one of the "Pinnacle" awardees!!! Taft Montessori Learning Academy is so proud of you!
Welcome to Taft Montessori Magnet!
Thank you for visiting our School Website. This website will give you more information about our Montessori school and school activities. If you have any questions please contact the school office.
Living Montessori: Stephen Curry & Family
Congratulations Montessori 1st/2nd Grade Teacher, Mrs. Thomas-Scott - Phi Delta Kappa "Distinguished Teacher" With James Mousalimas, San Joaquin County Superintendent.
Congratulations, Montessori 7th & 8th Teacher, Mr. Fiore! Phi Delta Kappa "Outstanding New Teacher" With James Mousalimas, San Joaquin County Superintendent.
Taft Hmong Dancers and Ballet Folklorico at Magnet Fair!
Thank you Jill Fritchen! San Joaquin Board Trustee!
Thank you SUSD Board President Area 1 Trustee, Gloria Allen!
Since the Home Depot donation of $3,000, matching costs in vendor assistance, and labor from several of their Northern California stores, other community partners have joined in the major revival of the Taft Botanical Gardens. Elks Lodge Representative, Connie Revay, became involved and presented the Elks Lodge "Plant a Promise" drug awareness program. The Elks Lodge donated $1,000 and several plants and seeds to literally plant a promise. Connie Revay and mascot "Elroy the Elk" put together an assembly with the police department and their drug sniffing dog! Then, at the Juneteenth celebration in Taft Park, Khubaka Michael Harris (Black Agriculture) saw the Taft garden from behind and asked attendee Gloria Allen, SUSD trustee area 1 about the garden. That was the spark that brought Michael on board with Taft Botanical Gardens. Since then he has brought together many different organizations such as San Joaquin Delta College, ARC of San Joaquin, Central Valley Harvest, Taft Community Center, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County Youth FSNEP Program, and many others. Exciting partnerships continue to evolve as others join us in our growing outdoor classroom!
William Howard Taft, 27th President
Grades K-8: 7:40 am - 1:40 pm
Office Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30pm
Closed for summer break: June 25th - July 24th
Office re-opens: Monday, July 27th
School Starts: August 11, 2015
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