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The Taft Bulletin is published quarterly, in February, May, August and November, by the Taft School and is distributed free of charge to alumni, parents, grandparents and friends of the school.

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Fall 2016


Preserving Idaho's Wild Spaces: Jonathan Oppenheimer '92
Lori Ferguson

"Environmental issues have long been a punching bag for politicians, especially in the West," Jonathan Oppenheimer '92 says, "but we believe that we can support development while also preserving our core environmental values."

Photo credit: DM Larson/Shutterstock.com

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Alumni Spotlight

Burning Brightly in Rio

Anthony Howe ’73

Howe designed the Rio Olympics cauldron, a kinetic sculpture that provided a resplendent backdrop for the flame with a kaleidoscope effect in August 2017.

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Rocket Woman

Jane Kinney ’06

As assistant director for the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF), Kinney supports CSF’s engagement with government entities, industry experts, and entrepreneurs for opportunities in the commercial space industry.


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The Perfect Job: Being Dad

Christopher Persley ’91

Persley put his education career on hold to become a stay-at-home dad to his daughter, Camilla, and now chronicles this experience on his blog, The Brown Gothamite, in addition to being a fatherhood advocate.

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