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Take the California Healthy Kids Parent Survey

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Use school code: VQ74EV (case sensitive)


We would like to know your opinion and perceptions about Tafoya School. Although your participation is voluntary, it is very important to us. The information you provide will help guide district and school efforts to promote safety, enhance learning supports, and improve student achievement.

  • This is an anonymous survey.
  • All questions apply to this school only.
  • The results are for the use of your district.

If you have more than one child at Tafoya, you will only need to complete one survey. Please use your oldest child as a reference.






NEU Charity of the Year

Thank you to everyone who donated to Camp Kesem during the week of February 6-10! Our donation drive was very successful!

Camp Kesem is the NEU "Charity of the Year." The organization runs summer camp programs for children who are affected by a parent's cancerFor more information look at their website: http://campkesem.org/

PTA Free Movie Night

This month the Tafoya PTA will be showing the movie Trolls on Friday, February 24th at 6:00 PM.

Bring pillows and blankets! There will be a snack bar (cash only). 

*All students must have an adult with them for supervision.*



Novel Knowledge

At Tafoya, 4th-6th graders have the opportunity to form teams and participate in the Novel Knowledge reading competition! 

Teams need to read all 8 books to prepare for the competition.

Teams will take quizzes on the books during the week of April 25-28. 

The final competition (between the top 3 teams) will be on Monday, May 1st. 


Here is the list of books for Novel Knowledge this year:

Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan   

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O’Brien   

Report Card by Andrew Clements   

Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary   

The Borrowers by Mary Norton  

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White   

The Twits by Roald Dahl  

Contact the School

Ramón S. Tafoya Elementary

720 Homestead Way

Woodland, CA 95776

Phone: (530) 666-4324

Fax: (530) 666-3702

Kasta, Alison
Nebolon, Renee
Assistant Principal

ELAC Meeting

Our next ELAC meeting will be held Wednesday, February 22 @ 8:30 am in room C-1.

La proxima reunion de ELAC sera el miercoles, 22 de febrero a las 8:30 am en cuarto C-1.

Hawk Awards

Academic Skill: Social Studies & Science

Life Skill: Kindness


Before School Plans


8:00 – Cafeteria and playground open

Students may proceed to the cafeteria for breakfast or to the playground to line up.


Grades K-3 - School begins at 8:45

Grades 4-6 - School begins at 8:25

On Wednesdays all grade levels attend 8:25-1:30.


There is no school supervision before 8:00 am. Please do not drop students off before 8:00.

2016-2017 School Hours

Grades K-3

  M, T, Th, F     8:45 - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays    8:25 - 1:30 pm


Grades 4-6

  M, T, Th, F      8:25 - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays    8:25 - 1:30 pm

*Supervision on campus does not begin until 8:00 a.m.*

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Please pay for student meals before school or online at EZSchoolPay.

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