The Taft Middle School community celebrated the school’s 50th anniversary with two days of festivities in May, including a re-dedication assembly that welcomed back the school’s first principal Dr. Gene Whiteman and featured student speakers and entertainment. Community members and alumni also enjoyed the opportunity to tour the school, view historical items, and visit with current staff.
“Taft is proud to have served our community for the past 50 years and look forward to our next 50 years,” said Gary Hatfield, Principal.
Taft Middle School is located at 5200 E. Avenue NW in Cedar Rapids.
Click here for photos of the 50th Anniversary assembly and open house