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November 2015

Giveaway Winner Announced

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:46
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Our giveaway winner went to one of our Facebook followers!!

DeAnn Warnick Thurgood, your adorable holiday prize is in the office for you to pick up! 

Clark Planetarium Brings Science to Life at Taylor

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Tue, 11/24/2015 - 09:56
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Taylor's students were recently delighted with a visit from Clark Planetarium. Students were excited to watch experiments involving magnetism, electricity, air pressure, and atoms. The planetarium challenged students minds and made them rely on the scientific process to predict what was going to happen next. Students were invited to participate in these science activities and were amazed at the variety of things they learned! . A favorite was being able to hold an actual meteorite! Thank you Clark Planetarium for brining your science world to Taylor!
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2nd Grade Stone Soup

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 14:42
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Second-graders at Taylor Elementary in Ms. Leavitt, Mrs. Fullmer, and Mrs. Groneman's classes enjoyed an authentic Thanksgiving feast in their classroom. The second grade teachers read the book, 'Stone Soup', to their classes and then delighted them by actually cooking a pot of stone soup. Students each brought in ingredients to contribute to the soup and then dressed in Pilgrim and Indian costumes to create the 'First Thanksgiving' and shared a meal together. This event is certainly something that students remember throughout their time at Taylor. Thank you second-grade teachers and parent helpers for creating a memorable experience for our school!

Taylor Students are Internet Smart

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 14:36

Taylor students learn about and use computers on a daily basis to better their education. Now students are even smarter with computers because they know how to stay safe on the internet. A "Net Smart" assembly was held to teach the classes the best ways to stay safe when "surfing the net". Remembering how to keep personal information private, knowing which sites are safe, and letting parents know what is being viewed are all ways Taylor tigers choose to stay away from internet predators.

Fifth grade teacher, Mr. Rory Hansen, says, "The internet is something the world depends on every day and kids are using computers at younger ages. It is essential to keep them aware of the dangers and focus on the advantages that can come from using the internet properly".

Turkey Gobble Off Tradition Continues!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 11:13

Taylor's gym was full of turkey calls this morning during the annual Turkey Calling Contest.   Winners from each class were chosen strut their stuff for the entire student body.  In the end, one winner per grade was chosen by judges Mr. Menlove and Mr. Lowe.  This is always a favorite assembly for students to celebrate each other and enjoy the holiday season. 

Giveaway Time

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Sun, 11/22/2015 - 11:52

Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages for a chance to win this adorable reindeer display for the holidays! Payson Taylor Elementary School on Facebook taylor_tigers on Instagram

Winner announced Tuesday, November 24th at noon! 

OVERDRIVE LIBRARY

Submitted by billi.robbins on Mon, 11/02/2015 - 09:59
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Taylor Elementary, in conjunction with Nebo School District, is committed to bring unique learning opportunities to students and we are pleased to introduce a new, free reading service providing digital books through OverDrive(nebo.lib.overdrive.com). OverDrive is now live!

OverDrive is an extensive eBook library. OverDrive is an extension of our school library, yet OverDrive is an online library with 24/7 access to eBooks and audiobooks. It’s convenient for students to check out titles at home, on the weekends or during school breaks with no worry about misplacing a book or running up late fees – these digital books automatically return at the OverDrive library at the end of the lending period! OverDrive can help students of all ages read more and improve comprehension. Struggling or reluctant readers, learning-challenged, and gifted readers can all benefit from this service.

To use OverDrive, students browse our secure website, borrow books with their computer login information, and enjoy reading anytime, anywhere on a computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader.

You can find the digital collection through OverDrive at nebo.lib.overdrive.com.

 

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