Taylor students have been lucky this week because our amazing literacy specialist, Mrs. Wride, has been visiting each classroom sharing one of her favorite biographies! Mrs. Wride encouraged students to look at the theme of the story as well as to expand their genre interests! We’re lucky to have Mrs. Wride at Taylor full time, sharing her love of reading and writing! She truly is one of our Taylor champions! #manytigersoneroar #beenheresince1866 #taylorchampion
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SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL: We would like to announce that we have openings for two positions for parents to serve on School Community Council (SCC) for Taylor Elementary. These are two-year positions. We greatly appreciate Mrs. Rebecca Ethington and Mrs. Heather Stinson for their service the past two years. Current parents serving on our council are Mrs. Cathi Chisholm, Mrs. Cathy Nelson and Mrs. Elizabeth Rios. Nominations are open August 27th- September 4th. Anyone can be nominated, even if you have served on the council before. If you would like to file a nomination, please visit Taylor and place your nomination in the Nominations Box located in the main office.School Community Council elections will take place September 5th - September 12th . Please come into the front office to cast your vote.
Taylor Families, We have had a wonderful start to this school year. Thank you so much for following the safety rules we have discussed in previous emails. The flow of the traffic has been so much better this year. With the start of Kindergarten on Tuesday, I am sure things will pick up. However PLEASE remember to not park in the drop off area or behind parked cars. Also PLEASE remember to pull completely through the drop off area leaving LITTLE space between you and the car a head of you. I know everyone wants to drop off right at the door but this is impossible.
Kindergarten Open House will be Monday, August 27, 2018 1:30 to 2:30. You will have the opportunity to meet the teacher , see the classrooms, as well as receive important information.
Kindergarten BOO HOO Brunch will be on Tuesday, August 28th. After you drop your kindergartner off at his or her door, you are welcome to come in the hallway right by the kindergarten classrooms and the gym for a treat and to purchase Taylor shirts. Room Parent Ice Cream Social will be Sept. 4th at 3:30 in Library for all room parents that have signed up and teachers. This will give you an opportunity to meet with the teachers to see what activities they would like for you to help with this school year. If you have not had the opportunity to sign up to help PTA. You are welcome to do so. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E094FA5A62CA6F49-sepdinners SAVE THE DATE: Night of Champions, Sept. 17th 5:30 to 8:30: WE ARE SO EXCITED about our Night of Champions this year. It will be very similar to last year's Night of Heroes with great food trucks, many Champions, Taylor Shirt sales, Title One Booth, Auction, Helicopter landing and taking off and some Knights in Shining Armor!! We look forward to a great night. We will be doing a Pre-Sale of tickets on Sept 11th - 13th; 3:15 to 4:15 right in front of the school. Get your tickets early for a better price! Teachers should be sending out a reminder of the Theme for your Grade Level Basket for the Auction. Any donations will be greatly appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Our cute Taylor Shirts are still for sale. You can come by the front office to purchase them or get yours during the Night of Champions. SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL: We would like to announce that we have openings for two positions for parents to serve on School Community Council (SCC) for Taylor Elementary. These are two-year positions. We greatly appreciate Mrs. Rebecca Ethington and Mrs. Heather Stinson for their service the past two years. Current parents serving on our council are Mrs. Cathi Chisholm, Mrs. Cathy Nelson and Mrs. Elizabeth Rios. Nominations are open August 27th- September 4th. Anyone can be nominated, even if you have served on the council before. If you would like to file a nomination, please visit Taylor and place your nomination in the Nominations Box located in the main office.School Community Council elections will take place September 5th - September 12th . Please come into the front office to cast your vote. Please continue to visit our Taylor Elementary Website, Facebook page, and Instagram page for fun and important information.Thank you so much for your support!
Returning students: IF you want to know your teacher tomorrow then make sure you have registrered online by TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!! Teacher names will be available after 5 pm on August 1st for all those who register by today, July 31st. Go to taylor.nebo.edu and click on Registration Tab to begin registration.
Thank you to the 200 students who have already registered for the 2018-2019 school year at Taylor Elementary. Please log on and register today if you haven't already to avoid the rush on Wednesday!
In order to avoid coming in to the school, you can register at the following address: http://taylor.nebo.edu/registrationScroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link that says "complete online portion" also found here:https://sisweb2.nebo.edu/Students/Register/StartIf you still cannot get it to work call the school and we can assist you.
*Only students who are officially registered will be able to view their teacher and class placement beginning on August 1st. You may do so on your SIS account. No need to call in to the school.
*For those of you who do not complete the online component by August 1st our walk-in registration will be held on August 1st from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. This registration is for those who are new to Nebo, need help with the process, or need access to a computer.
*IF YOU ARE REGISTERED THERE IS NO NEED TO COME TO FACE TO FACE REGISTRATION. You will know you have completed your registration when you get your confirmation email stating so.
If you missed the opportunity to apply for Free & Reduced Lunch for the coming school year during the registration process, you can click the link below. You must reapply to receive funding for the upcoming school year.https://paypams.com/OnlineApp.aspx
PTA: Our PTA will be available during Open House to join with a membership, purchase student tshirts, sign up to help on committees and other items. Paying your PTA dues can also be done online with donation and other items. If you have questions regarding these items please contact our PTA President Cathi Chisholm: email@example.com
School Registration Donations: We want to give a big THANK YOU to all the parents who have generously paid your students registration donation this year. As you may or may not know, these donations are used to fund field trips and activities that go above and beyond the regular classroom experiences. If you did not have a chance to pay a donation please know that you can do this at any time. We have asked for a $25 per student donation if you choose to participate. Again, thank you to those families who have supported the efforts of Taylor Elementary in this matter. If you do not want to donate online and feel more comfortable bringing in cash or check our office will be open 8:00-1:00 Monday through Thursday.
Aug. 20 Open House 2:00-4:00
Aug. 21 First Day of School 9:00 am
Aug. 27 Early Out Monday 2:30pm
Aug. 28 First Day of Kindergarten
Aug. 30 First Emergency Fire Drill
Online Calendar: We will do our best to keep the online school calendar updated as well as send out announcements through our weekly parent newsletter this year. You can find the calendar under Upcoming Events located on the school webpage. http://taylor.nebo.edu
Have you checked out our facebook (Payson Taylor Elementary School) and instagram? Follow us @taylor_tigers on your IG to see the day to day happenings at our school!
Free and Reduced lunch forms can be found online. Visit www.nebo.edu/parents You will find Free and Reduced information on Nebo Website under Parent Section. You must apply each school year for benefits. Meal Benefit Applications are processed for benefit eligibility at the Nebo District Office site in Spanish Fork by an authorized Child Nutrition Representative beginning mid-July. I suggest you apply for this benefit if you think you will qualify or if you plan to send a home lunch each day with your child but qualify. Our Title I funding each year is based upon the percentage of Free and Reduced lunch qualifiers. The higher the percentage, the more funding we can receive to help enhance the resourcess and learning for our students.
Rocky Mountain ATV, in Payson, made a HUGE donation to Taylor School! Boxes and boxes of school supplies were delivered to Taylor this week full of items for our students to use in the upcoming school year! We love the support our community businesses give us because it makes it possible to not only make sure all of our students are fully supplied for school, but also to do extra things like give student of the month prizes, reading reward incentives, boosts in classroom supplies, surprise drawings, positive behavior rewards, and so much more! Thank you so much Rocky Mountain ATV for helping the students at Taylor and for being so supportive of our school!!!!!
Make sure to follow Taylor Elementary on social media! We stay active throughout the summer posting school information, new teacher bios, ‘summer fun’ pictures and more!
Facebook: Payson Taylor Elementary School
A few of our school’s most common hashtags are #beenheresince1866 #manytigersoneroar #taylortraditions #taylormeansfamily #tinytigersBIGroar #taylorptaisthebest
Also this summer, if you happen to find any kindness rocks around our community, use #taylortigersrock
If you would like to be featured on our ‘summer fun’ posts, tag us in your pictures so we can see what our Taylor families are up to!
The 2017-18 Honor Roll recipients needed to have completed a minimum of eleven requirements to earn the elite title. Achievements include memorizing the Gettysburg address, the 50 states and capitals, service projects, talent shows, the spelling bee, artwork, 95% attendance and much more! congratulations to these six students for going above and beyond expectations! Way to show your ROAR!
Olivia Nielson, Wyatt Mangelson, Josie Ellsworth, Aariel Worthen, Isaac Thurman, Brooklynn Smith