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Fall 2021 In Person Classes

We are scheduled to return to the Taper campus
for the 2021-2022 school year.
August 16, 2021.

Excellent Education Program
Innovative Methods of Teaching

Taper Teachers are committed to excellence. All of our teachers have completed rigorous training to ensure they are up to date with teaching methods that work.

Learning Through Play
Devoted to the Early Education

Our school now includes Transitional Kindergarten (TK) to complement our distinguished school award winning K - 5 program.

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Reading Counts Award Winners

Reading Counts Awards 2021 A big thank you to all of the students who participated with these years reading counts.  Congratulations to all of the winners. Medals and trophies will be distributed to students who are in person at Taper.  Those students who are online learning can pick up medals or trophies at the school ...
5th Grade Culmination Information & Map

5th Grade Culmination Information & Map

Dear Taper Families, On Thursday, June 10 starting at 12:45 pm 5th grade families are invited to come to Taper Avenue to celebrate with the entire Taper Staff our 5th graders culminating! We will also use this time to hand students their culmination certificates, awards, and other surprise goodies! Each family will drive in through ...
Assistance League Operation School Bell Community Grant

Assistance League Operation School Bell Community Grant

The Assistance League of San Pedro – South Bay is asking for your support by voting for Operation School Bell bit.ly/BGSanPedro Voting takes place May 10 – May 31 ...
San Pedro Community of Schools Townhall Thursday, May 27th 6:30 pm

San Pedro Community of Schools Townhall Thursday, May 27th 6:30 pm

San Pedro Community of Schools Townhall Thursday, May 27th 6:30 pm Zoom ID# 871 0735 9157 ...
Vote San Pedro- Buscaino Community Grant Program

Vote San Pedro- Buscaino Community Grant Program

Vote Now May 10th – May 31st, 2021 USE THE LINK BELOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT Bit.ly/BGSanPedro BBBSLA-School Based Mentoring Program in San Pedro Schools (Big Brother Big Sister of Greater Los Angeles) $64,636 The BBBSLA School-Based Mentoring program provides mentors for elementary classrooms to provide support, encouragement, guidance, and mentorship to students ...
A message from the  Toberman Neighborhood Center:

A message from the  Toberman Neighborhood Center:

A message from the  Toberman Neighborhood Center: We are offering a jammed packed summer program for Family Source Center qualified clients. Summer Program:  Link to flyer Summer Youth Program We are having a 4 week summer camp starting July 6-30th from 9-3 pm. All qualified FSC members will not have a cost to register their son/daughter. The ...
Taper Spirit Days

Taper Spirit Days

These are Taper’s Spirit Days for the rest of the school year. ...
Schedule for Mondays

Schedule for Mondays

Good morning Taper Families!!! We had a great first week! It was amazing to see everyone come together to make our reopening a great success! A friendly reminder of our schedule for tomorrow Monday, April 26th and all Mondays moving forward. It is a shortened Monday schedule for professional development 🧡🐯💙 ...
New Student Enrollment Information

New Student Enrollment Information

New Student Enrollment for the 2021-2022 Enrollment Hours Monday-Friday 9:00 – 10:30 1:00 – 3:00 Email or Call for more information [email protected] or 310-832-3056 ...
Video from Taper’s Town Hall on

Video from Taper’s Town Hall on

Video link to tonight’s Town Hall. Thanks! Slides: http://bit.ly/TaperTH15April2021 Video: http://bit.ly/TaperTH15April2021Vid   ...
Taper Townhall Meeting April 2021@ 5pm

Taper Townhall Meeting April [email protected] 5pm

Please join us for an informational meeting April 15th @ 5PM on next week’s reopening. Specific details will be reviewed and important reminders will be made. Web ID: 860 5791 7800 ...
Taper Opens the Week of April 19th

Taper Opens the Week of April 19th

Taper is scheduled to reopen the week of April 19th. A more detail schedule on opening dates for each grade level coming soon. Students returning to class will be required to have a Covid test. Many teachers been getting their tests at Dodson. In the past it’s been quick and easy. As more people get ...
Baseline Covid Testing For All Students

Baseline Covid Testing For All Students

Students returning to class will be required to have a Covid test. Many teachers been getting their tests at Dodson. In the past it’s been quick and easy. As more people get tested the lines get longer though. You can schedule your test at https://lausd-rts.powerappsportals.com/en-US/signin Please know that even though this gives you appointment time ...
Taper’s Virtual Book Fair April 12th to 25th

Taper’s Virtual Book Fair April 12th to 25th

Support our school and get great books at Taper’s Virtual Book Fair from April 12th to April 25th. We will be having a Scholastic virtual book fair from April 12th to April 25th.  Once the link is live on April 12th, everyone can go on a virtual book fair tour and interact with the fair! ...
Please join us for a fun filled night of Bingo!

Please join us for a fun filled night of Bingo!

Taper Families and Staff! Please join us for a fun filled night of Bingo! Help us support our April Student Art & Literacy project!!!! Games are at 6 PM & 7:30 PM. $5 a card! Order here by March 21st–> https://my.cheddarup.com/c/virtual-family-bingo ...
Reopening Town Hall Meeting Recap from Friday March 12th

Reopening Town Hall Meeting Recap from Friday March 12th

In case you missed it. Please click on the following link to view Friday’s Reopening Town Hall Meeting. We will continue to have additional meetings as information becomes available. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oCinw6dcfOSjcpPPQNiJBhvEn8vEwHnU/view ...
Opening of School Survery

Opening of School Survery

Taper Families!!! Please help us better prepare for a reopening of schools at Taper Avenue Elementary & S.T.E.A.M. Magnet.  Please complete the following survey no later than March 19th. You will need your child’s 10-digit district ID #. We appreciate your support! reopening.lausd.net/FamilySelection ...
We are looking for photos from Veteran’s Day for our Year Book!

We are looking for photos from Veteran’s Day for our Year Book!

We are looking for photos from Veteran’s Day for our Year Book! ...
Virtual Family Bingo Night!!! March 25th

Virtual Family Bingo Night!!! March 25th

Come join us for Virtual Family Bingo Night!!! This will be music themed Bingo hosted by Daniel, his company is Go For the Show! There will be prizes! You can purchase cards at the link below. Proceeds will benefit an art event in April and future family literacy. Any questions let is know!! Can’t wait!! ...
Taper’s Virtual Talent Show Tonight @ 6PM!

Taper’s Virtual Talent Show Tonight @ 6PM!

Taper Families!!! Grab some popcorn and join us for our Virtual Talent Show!!! Tonight at 6pm! https://lausd.zoom.us/j/82977363358 ...
Now Enrolling at Taper Avenue

Now Enrolling at Taper Avenue

Now Enrolling 2021-2022 School Year March 1, 2021 – Resident’s only April 1, 2021 – Students Accepted into Magnet May 1, 2021 – Permits (based on space available) Please complete the form below and we will contact you to schedule a packet pick up. https://forms.gle/aB7iYiVxJCgeRi8R9 Stay connected Facebook –Taper Avenue Elementary and also Taper Tiger ...
Taper Virtual Talent Show Friday February 26th

Taper Virtual Talent Show Friday February 26th

Join us tomorrow Friday, February 26, at 6PM for our first Virtual Taper Tigers Talent Show 🐯👨‍🎤👩‍🎤Click to join: https://lausd.zoom.us/j/82977363358 ...
Teacher Office Hours

Teacher Office Hours

Taper Avenue Elementary & STEAM Magnet Teacher Office Hours  Tuesday – Friday 2:15 – 2:45 ...
Poetry and Prose Workshop

Poetry and Prose Workshop

Calling all 4th and 5th graders! Starting Tuesday February 23rd Taper will be holding a Poetry and Prose Workshop with Ms. B! This workshop will allow you to explore the magic of writing while participating in fun games and activities related to poetry. This optional workshop will be held once a week on Tuesdays via ...
Taper Virtual Talent Show!!!

Taper Virtual Talent Show!!!

Important Dates and Actions: Complete online entry form/permission slip by February 12th: http://bit.ly/tapertigersspirit Submit performance video to [email protected] by February 19th, 2021 Online Show will be aired Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Rules (Please Read) – Preferred Time is under 2 minutes. One act per student Group acts may only be family members ...
Parent School Experience Survey

Parent School Experience Survey

Please support us by completing the Parent School Experience Survey Available now through January 22, 2021 https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/8397 ...
A Workshop for Black Families January 28th

A Workshop for Black Families January 28th

Local District South presents A Workshop for Black Families on Thursday January 28th at 5:30. Guest Speaker: Dr. Kiwanis Norrington-Sandslicensed Clinical Psycologist Please register at https://STRESSworkshop or Scan the QR code in the image above. ...
Toy Drive December 4th – December 9th

Toy Drive December 4th – December 9th

Our Taper Toy Drive dates have changed.  The drive will now end on December 9th. School will be closed after 3pm on Wednesday December 9th. ...
Taper Town Hall

Taper Town Hall

Taper Town Hall This post is a video from the Taper Town Hall Meeting. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hjgu62ZOpmQ_LJdt_F7Ujlkkybs4Uw-r/view?usp=sharing ...
LAUSD Return To Campus Survey, Testing, & Family Guide

LAUSD Return To Campus Survey, Testing, & Family Guide

Return to Campus Family Selection Survey  submit by 12/6/20: https://reopening.lausd.net/familyselection LAUSD COVID-19 Testing Appointment:  https://achieve.lausd.net/covidtestingappt LAUSD Return To Campus Family Guide  – https://www.tapertigers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/familyguide.pdf ...
San Pedro Community of Schools Newsletter October 26th

San Pedro Community of Schools Newsletter October 26th

Please click the links to download the San Pedro Community of Schools Newsletter for October. The newsletter is available in English and Spanish. SAN PEDRO COS Newsletter_Oct_Eng.pdf (12.64 MB) SAN PEDRO COS Newsletter_Oct_Span.pdf (12.18 MB) ...
Taper Pride Assembly

Taper Pride Assembly

Taper Pride Assembly November 2nd 2020 ...
Taper STEAM Magnet Q&A

Taper STEAM Magnet Q&A

Taper STEAM Magnet invites you to a question and answer session explaining our program and the application process. Tuesday 10-20 & Wednesday 10-21   @ 2pm on Zoom ...
Taper Community Mobile Library

Taper Community Mobile Library

Hey Taper Tigers!!! So excited to announce our new Taper Community Mobile Library!!!! Find something new and exciting to read!!! Books for early readers, series books, picture books, and even graphic novels!!! Once you finish your book, come back and swap it for another! Have books you want to donate, we’re happy to take them ...
Greetings From Taper – VidDay

Greetings From Taper – VidDay

Check out our Video from the staff at Taper on VidDay! https://share.vidday.com/o-mfrz42 ...
Townhall Meeting September 22nd @ 5:00 PM

Townhall Meeting September 22nd @ 5:00 PM

Join us for a San Pedro Community of Schools Townhall Meeting to talk about online learning, COVID-19 testing, motivating students and much more. Sept. 22nd @ 5pm via Zoom go to http://tinyurl.com/SanPedro922 Code: 835654 ...
Kinder and TK Enrollment Ages 4 and 5

Kinder and TK Enrollment Ages 4 and 5

Our school is now enrolling for TK and Kindergarten. ...
Pdf file from Taper Town Hall Meeting 8-13-2020 @5pm

Pdf file from Taper Town Hall Meeting 8-13-2020 @5pm

This article contains the pdf link below.  Taper Town Hall August 13 This is a copy of the .pdf file that was shared at the Taper Town Hall Meeting on August 13th at 5pm.   Taper Town Hall August 13 ...
A Message From Ms. Noriega

A Message From Ms. Noriega

Dear Taper Families, I hope you and your loved ones are doing well. We are all thinking of you and missing you greatly! As you know, LAUSD schools will remain closed through May 1st. Our Taper teachers and staff have been hard at work to ensure the continuity of instruction for their students. Our priority ...
LAUSD Student & Family Handbook

LAUSD Student & Family Handbook

LAUSD Student & Family Handbook – English   LAUSD Student & Family Handbook – Spanish   ...
Principal’s Message

Principal’s Message

Hello and welcome to Taper Avenue Elementary & S.T.E.A.M. Magnet. I am very excited to be leading this tremendous school with such a dynamic staff, stellar students, and supportive parents and community members. Taper Avenue Elementary & S.T.E.A.M. Magnet is a school where students grow and thrive! Our students solve problems, own their actions, achieve, ...

Links to the San Pedro Community of Schools
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