September 2011

Sam's Club Donates 4,500 Box Tops to Taylor

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 13:22

Taylor Elementary has a reason to feel greatful.  Sam's Club donated 4,500 BoxTops to the school in a complete surprise donation to everyone at Taylor. These BoxTops will benefit the school by allowing books and resources to be used by the students. Magnets and bookmarks were also provided for each student to remind them to keep bringing box tops in from home. Sixth grade teacher, Mr.

Taylor First Grade Celebrates Folkales

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 11:09

Taylor Elementary loves learning about Folktales.  In first grade, students were delighted with the chance to read and celbrate a well-known legend, John "Appleseed" Chapman. Jonny Appleseed was a nurseryman who introcuded apple trees to large parts of our county and became an American legend.  First graders spent the day reading poems about apples, having a story read by Principal, Frank Dayblell, had group dicussion and writing time about folktales, as well as eating apples celbrating Jonny Appleseed.    What a great day in first grade! 

Taylor Kicks of Reflections Contest

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 14:16

Taylor School is very excited about the Reflections Contest this year.  To kick off the contest,  PTA representative Heather Taylor along with the PTA Area Rep held an assembly to announce this year's theme of, "Diversity means....."   Students are encouraged to enter in the different areas of photography, dance, drawing, music and other mediums.  Taylor students are full of creative ideas and are excited to  to get going their projects.  Information packets were sent home on Wednesday, Sept 22, and entries are due by October 19th.  If you have any questions, please contact Taylor School. <

Mr. Adams' "Space Academy"

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 14:12

Mr. Adams, Taylor Elementary's school counselor,  loves visiting classrooms.  One of his favorite things to do is to use picture books to convey his message and one of his favorites is "Personal Space Camp", by Julia Cook.  In this book, the character, Louis, learnes all about what "personal space" means.  In the story, Louis is sent to the principal's office and thinks he's learning about space suits, lunar landings and outer space. However, he soon finds out what personal space camp really means. 

Taylor Students are Net Smart!

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 13:50

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. 

Taylor Inspired to Dream

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Mon, 09/26/2011 - 14:57

Taylor students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades had a chance to meet LaMarque Ward who founded the Cincinnati Dream Academy in 2007 after successfully playing basketball nationally and internationally. Along with Mr. Ward came several of his collegues including children’s book author, Kobie Wilkerson.   Students were inspired to each have a dream that is based upon hard work and integrity.  Fifth grade teacher, Ms.

Love and Logic at Taylor Elementary School

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Tue, 09/20/2011 - 12:10

A lot of parents today are wondering what to do with their kids and are frustrated because the old parenting techniques just don't seem to get the job done. Parents want to enjoy their kids, have fun with them, and enjoy a less stressful family life. Even if their kids are trouble-free right now, they fear what the coming teenage years will bring.

If you are dealing with difficult behaviors from your child at home or are interested in learning some new parenting skills and techniques then call and sign up for the Love and Logic classes being taught at Taylor Elementary.

Smells Like Salsa at Taylor Elementary

Submitted by courtney.corbin on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 11:08

Fourth grade students at Taylor Elementary had the pleasure of having a special guest visit their classroom and share one of his many talents.  Mr. Wade Menlove is the Alternative Language Services and Migrant Education Specialist for Nebo School District and the fourth grade was lucky enough to have him take a morning to make his famous home-made salsa.