from Principal Gilbert
Character Word of the Month: Respectful
We have made it to our last month of school! We have many fabulous events and activities planned for this month including our annual Honolulu Hop, Kinder Promotion, 5th Grade Promotion and Field Day to name a few.
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10th. We hope you can join PTA and the Office in thanking our teachers for the awesome hard-work full of love and compassion that they put into teaching your children every day! They will be treated to some wonderful surprises come next week! Thank you PTA for helping support our Fabulous Teachers!
Also, we honored our Office Assistants with kind words from all of the students on their Special day! (below)
Since the weather is warming (accept for Tuesday- snow in April of course), please be aware of our dress code for students. You can find the enitre policy in the front of your child's planner on page 3 & 4.
1) Cut-off t-shirts, half shirts, midriffs, tops with spaghetti straps, tube tops, see through or revealing tops are unacceptable school attire.
2) Pants or shorts that are in the mid-thigh range or longer where the waistband rises to at least the hips are acceptable school attire
SIGN-UP NOW for Summer Enrichment at Taylor!
We are excited to announce that we will again have Summer Enrichment Series at Taylor!
The 2019 Summer Enrichment Series (SES) will run from June 10 to June 21. All D11 students currently in kindergarten through fifth grades are eligible to participate free of charge. SES aims to deliver unique learning experiences that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) and extends student learning beyond the typical academic year.
We hope to see you here for some fun and learning in the summer!
Student Registration should be open this week!
You can sign up at https://www.d11.org/ses
May 3- Hawaiian Dress-up Day and Honolulu Hop 5:30- 7:00pm
May 7- Volunteer Tea 2:45 in the gym
May 9- PTA is bringing Millabo Art Theatre to Taylor to present Aesop a Be-Bop
May 10- Field Day K-2nd 8:30-10:30am & 3-5th 12:30-2:30pm
May 14 –Last day for Land Sharks
May 13- 5th grade Celebration Field Trip to Lost Island Putt-Putt
May 14- Ron Hein District Track Meet
Challenger Learning Center 3rd grade presentation
PTA meeting 5:30 library
May 15- 3rd grade Field Trip to Patty Jewett
May 17- 4th graders to Pikes Peak Children’s Water Festival
May 20- Annual Kickball game for 3rd- 5th gr 12:45- 2:25pm
5th grade Promotion 5:00p.m.
May 21- Last day of School- Kindergarten Promotion 9:00 a.m.
Night of the Arts was a Huge Success!
What a turn-out we had for the Night of the Arts! Great job by Mrs. Trochesset, Mrs. Olsen and Mrs. Figueroa for planning a fabulous night for our students and families. We want to thank our PTA for putting together the Bake Sale too! Our students have phenomenal talent! Great job to all of our performers and artists across the school! Special thank you to Mr. Abbott and Mr. Lukens for starting off the night with music from your band!
PRESCHOOL IS COMING TO TAYLOR
We look forward to this new addition to Taylor!
About Our School
Taylor Elementary ignites enthusiasm for learning through dynamic and rigorous teaching,
creating an environment with high expectations, connecting the Arts and celebrating student growth and success.
To be a school where we build positive relationships and empower students to be innovative thinkers and problem solvers who take ownership of their education through a growth mindset.
Taylor is a school committed to excellence and putting kids first. Academic achievement, commitment to safety, and a sense of belonging and community are high priorities. We have a dedicated PTA who highly support staff and students! Taylor is an Arts Integrated school providing students opportunities to learn through interdisciplinary content and demonstrate their learning through project-based activities. Our teachers utilize problem-based learning approaches, and rigorous college and career readiness standards. Our students demonstrate a high depth of knowledge, practice social and relational skills, and develop strong personal values. Students are provided opportunities to solve problems through the application of creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication skills. Taylor is committed to preparing students to become productive 21st century citizens through quality instruction and high expectations for student ownership of learning. This year, we have started our journey as a Capturing Kids’ Hearts school.