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February 2017

Principal's Newsletter

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 15:52

Good Morning Taylor Tigers!

* 7th Grade Registration is happening today! Our 6th graders will be leaving shortly after 9:00am to the Junior High for an orientation and registration. Please take time tonight and tomorrow to go over the registration packet with your students and return them to the 6th grade teachers by the end of the week.

*Check out our Flier that is attached! Our Family Literacy Night is this THURSDAY AT 6:00. We will have dinner, activities, every kid will get a book and the GREEN MAN BAND come to entertain us. If you have never seen the Green Man Band, you are in for a treat. Check out their commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H08aypLVwcA Don't forget to wear your favorite college attire!

*Kindergarten Enrollment will be March 14th from 8:00am-4:00pm at Taylor Elementary. In order to enroll your student we will need a copy of birth certificate, immunizations and 2 proofs of current residency within school boundaries.
Please pass this information on to your neighbors and friends in our boundaries that may not otherwise get the information. This enrollment date is critical in helping determine how many classes of students we have next year as well as the busing situation.

*Don't forget to continue to collect your Boxtops and send them in anytime. Thank you PTA for all your support!

*If you are missing coats & hats you may be able to find them in our school lost and found. It is getting quite full and we invite you to come rummage through it to find what may be yours.

* Please note that next Monday, March 6th will be an early dismissal from school. All students will be excused at 12:00pm so staff members can participate in training.

* The Elementary State Chess Championship will be held at BYU this year. On Mar 18, young chess players from all over the state of Utah will join together to challenge each other. Several hundred players are expected, from nearly one hundred schools. Dozens will bring home trophies, after playing six games with others in their own grade. Registration is open to all K-6 students--no qualifying meet is required. To register, go to utahchess.com and click on Tournaments.

*MNJH is offering a FREE preschool for 2 days, March 8th and 10th 2:00-2:45. Please see flier for more information. Hey a trip to Walmart with no little ones:)

UpComing Events:

3/2 Family Literacy Night 6:00

3/6 Minimal Day ALL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS OUT AT 12:00!!

3/7 PTA Meeting at 1:30 in Faculty Room

3/13-3/16 BOOK FAIR

3/14 School Community Council at 2:00
3/16 SEPs

3/17 No School

3/18 Dental Varnishing

3/23 Kindergarten and 6th Grade graduation Pictures

Abby Braithwaite, Top Tiger!!!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:13
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Congratulations to second grader, Abby Braithwaite, for being caught spreading kindness! Stay tuned to find out student council's next monthly challenge! We've loved to see all of the students working hard to be kind, sticking up for one another and making Taylor the best place to be!

Taylor Students Place at Annual "Shoot-Out" Basketball Contest!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Thu, 02/23/2017 - 19:40

Taylor students attended Payson City's annual "Shoot-Out" basketball contest last night. Congratulations to Steven Taylor in 3rd grade for winning 1st Place and Brooklynn Smith in 4th grade places 2nd! Congratulations to all students who participated and good job to all for "Remembering Who You Represent!"

Top Tiger, Sophia Lester

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:12
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Congratulations to 5th Grader Sophia Lester for being this week's Top Tiger! She got caught sharing kindness!!!! Keep working hard this month!
#manytigersoneroar #beenheresince1866 #taylormeansfamily #sharekindness #toptiger #cast

3rd Grade Spelling Bee Winners!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 21:00

Taylor Elementary's Third grade held their yearly spelling bee. Many students practiced for weeks to have a chance to make it to the top! After narrowing down all the finalists, three winners were announced....
First place was awarded to Elsie Bronson
Second place was awarded to Packer Atkin
Third place was awarded to Kaizlee Haymore

Congratulations to all the finalists and to the top three spellers!

Hawaiian Day Tomorrow

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:25
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Let's see those sunglasses, lei necklaces, flip flops, floral shirts and bright colors!!!! "Aloha Means Love!" #redribbonweek #taylormeansfamily #beenheresince1866 #manytigersoneroar #aloha #hawaiinday

Red Ribbon Week Info!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:35

Hello Taylor Families:
This week we are celebrating Red Ribbon Week. The theme is: Because I Love Me: I Choose to Be Drug Free. We have a dress up day for the rest of the week. They are:
Tuesday: Show Me Some Love: Wear Red
Wednesday: I'm Crazy About Me!: Crazy sock day
Thursday: Aloha! Means Love: Hawaiian Style
Friday: Taylor Tigers Love to R.O.A.R.: Relax in your Tiger Pride-comfy clothes.
We hope everyone has a great time this week celebrating a safe and drug free life!

Mrs. Burningham
School Counselor

Steve James Delights Taylor School!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:24
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Taylor Elementary's halls were recently filled with music coming form the entertaining Steve James' musical perfomance. Steve James is a singer/songwriter who wrote music specifically for the "Prevention Dimension" program wich teaches students to be drug and alcohol free by finding other alternaitves to enjoy. He is always a delight for Taylor school and the students love to sing along with songs they're familiar with while watching his amazing fun-filled performance.

Fifth grade teacher, Lyndsey Whicker says, "Prevention Dimension is a great program for our schools in Utah because it reinforces the importance of being healthy, staying drug free and making good choices every day at school and in the community. Taylor students are always looking for ways to make positive goals in their lives and this program helps them achieve this."

Thank you Steve James for taking the time to come to our school and reminding us how important it is to set goals to stay drug-free and remain healthy!

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