Taylor's December Students of the Month

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 13:12

Taylor Elementary's December students of the month get to enjoy a fancy lunch of pizza and soda with Mr. Daybell.  These students were chosen by their teachers because they make great efforts in academics and behavior choices each day in their classrooms.  These students have set a high standard at Taylor School for others to admire!  Way to go Taylor Tigers for setting the bar high!  

Students of the month for December are.....

Kindergarten: Swade Olsen, Nathan Prettyman, Joshua Stevens 

First Grade: Abigail Finau, Ian Hunt, Adam McDonald, Kate Olsen

Taylor Hosts Impressive Student Art Museum

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:09

S.E.P. night was recently held at Taylor Elementary.  Not only was this a chance for students and parents to sit down with their teacher and discuss progress, goals and accomplishments, but an amazing art gallery was showcased as well. Mrs. Patten, Taylor's talented art teacher, transformed her classroom into an art gallery that displayed student work throughout the term.  This was a favorite for many to visit because students were able to show off the talents they've been developing in visual arts.

Taylor's Second Grade Performs Reader's Theatre

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:00

Students in Mrs. Becky Anderton's class work hard every day in reading.  One of the concepts focused on in second grade is expression in fluency.  Mrs. Anderton's classes perform a Polar Express reader's theatre.  Students practice reading different parts focusing on smoothness while using appropriate voices and expression. Parents are invited to watch student perfomances showing off their talented reading abilities.  Mrs. Anderton's students use reader's theatre through the entire school year to promote fluency for her students in becoming better readers at Taylor.

Taylor Tiger Stratton Scott Awarded Medal in District Chess Tournament

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 12:18

Taylor Elementary is known for its dedicated chess players.  One such player is fifth-grader, Stratton Scott.  Stratton is a student in Ms. Marlayne Harward's class and recently participated in the Nebo Chess Tournament at Art City Elementary.  Stratton was awarded a medal for placing in a three-way-tie for tenth place.  Congratulations Stratton for winning and epresenting Taylor Elementary in such a positive way! 

Taylor Elementary Believes

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 10:53

Taylor Elementary is known for being involved in helping others in need, specifically with the Make-a-Wish program.  Janna Manookin has a special drive to raise awareness in the school about the benefits of this special cause.  One of the many ways Taylor does this is by participating in Macy's department store's 'Believe' program during Christmas time.  Taylor Elementary partnered with Payson High School's Latinos in Action group and wrote over 3,000 letters to Santa as well as telling why it is important to believe in the season.  The letters were turned in to Macy's store manager on "dou

Taylor Elementary Visited by Clark Planetarium

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 10:37

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 final experiment which involved a large fire explosion from a balloon.  A favorite was being able to hold an actual meteorite!  Thank you Clark Planetarium for brining your science world to Taylor