School News

UVU Dancers Amaze Taylor Students

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Students at Taylor enjoyed a fabulous dance performance assembly! The assembly was performed by the leadership program for multicultural students at UVU. The performances were from several different cultures including, Pacific Island, Hispanic and Native American. Visit our Facebook page for videos of these performances!

Students of the Month for November

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November Students of the Month: Francisco Rosas, Belle Watson, Chance Loveridge, Kylee Todd, TJ Toomalatai, Adryanna Christobal, Autumn Farr, Wylee Renzello, Aspen Ross, Gram Isaac, Pepper Wall, Steven Taylor, Lily Zeeman, Dax Tanner, Trinity Jacobs, Lindsey De la Torre, Talayna Schaerrer, Kealsey Isaac, Natalie Cox, Lexi Luke, Levi Lyman

Class Winners: Ms. Whicker's for best behavior in music, Mrs. Brown's for owning up, and Mrs. Mayhew' for best hallway behavior.

Teacher spotlight: Mrs. Leaving, Mrs. Valentine, Mr. Millington, Mrs. Patten, and Mrs. Charles

Lyndsey Whicker Awarded The Crystal Apple

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Lyndsey Whicker, 5th grade teacher was awarded the 'Crystal Apple' for the 2016-2017 school year. Miss Whicker was nominated by her peers as an example of what 'everything a teacher should be'. She was presented her award by Craig Harvey in front of Taylor faculty as well as members of her family. Congratulations Miss Whicker for representing Taylor so well!

Reflections Winners

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Winners of the 2016 PTA Reflections were announced in a school-wide assembly this week. 

Winners are:

Porter Carson, Bridger Stinson, Chloe Carson, Alexa Shut, Regan Lacey, Ceirra McBride, Bridger Marsh, Josie Ellsworth, and Marlie Ellsworth. 

These students will advance to the district level in their category.  

"Wave Your Flag" at Taylor!

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As part of Taylor's school-wide Olympic Theme, each grade level created a flag to represent themselves at the monthly "Champion's Medal Assembly". We're excited to "wave our flag" and show who we represent!

Mrs. Burningham Honored with Peak Award

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An’Jalee Burningham, Counselor, Taylor & Meadow Brook Elementarys
Nominated by: Billi Robbins & Ryan Pitcher
“When An'Jalee enters the building everyone smiles. She brings such a ray of sunshine with her wherever she goes. She is constantly helping someone. As counselor at Taylor, she is very aware of many of our students’ needs and goes above and beyond to meet them. Not only does she meet one on one with students, but she does an amazing job going into the classrooms and teaching all students the life skills they need to be successful not only here at Taylor but in the future.

“An’Jalee not only inspires and uplifts the students but also the staff. During Christmas break, on her time off, she was seen delivering Sub for Santa for students at our school that would not have had a good Christmas without her. Every school needs an An'Jalee Burningham, but I am thankful she is ours!”

“This is the first year I have worked with An'Jalee Burningham and have been so impressed with her ability to work with the students. I have noticed that she has a talent to get kids to like and trust her very quickly after meeting them. An’Jalee is always positive and looks for ways to help other faculty members. One experience I had recently was with a student that refused to leave the hallway and go back to class. I had been working with the student for about five minutes trying to get him to go back. An'Jalee came out of her office and asked if I wanted her to try. I walked a few steps away while she went to talk to the student and literally within 30 seconds they were both walking to the office. I am still trying to figure out how she did it. She has been a wonderful addition to Meadow Brook.”

Taylor's 1996 Time Capsule is Raised

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When the current Taylor School was built in 1996, a time capsule was placed beneath the front entry way.  As part of the 150th Birthday Celebration, it was raised with much excitement!   Former Taylor student filled the vault with pictures, letters, scrapbooks, stuffed animals and more!   Contents will be on display at the birthday celebration Monday, Nov. 7th.  

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