Monday, January 15, 2018

TAYLOR PARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL visits with the animals!

It was a “Family Night” at Taylor Parks Elementary School. Chinchillas, and snakes, and gators … oh my.


These were just a few of the critters that made an appearance at Taylor Parks for Family Night: Animals and the Environment, a Nature Science Assembly. Families learned about the impact humans have on animals in terms of pollutions, habitat destructing and hunting. 






DECA TEAM (more photos from EMU)











DECA TEAM makes Taylor proud



Via Carly Lundgren-Barnard

I am so proud to announce that at our DECA district competition this Friday at Eastern Michigan University, the Truman and Kennedy high school DECA marketing students won 18 medals and will have 26 students advance to state-level competition.

They came dressed to impress and had professional behavior. They showed some “Cougar Pride” and did an amazing job. They have been preparing since October for their events and their hard work and dedication has paid off.

Thank you to Mary Rita Zalewski, Shayna Hale, Jackie Lancina and Julie Nelson for attending with our students, and for supporting and volunteering to judge events.

Thank you to our administration and school board for approving this event, and thank you to our amazing staff at both schools for supporting the DECA kids these last few weeks as they prepared and even helped calmed some nerves and practiced with them. I am truly blessed with the best co-workers and our students are lucky to have you

I have attached a list of the students who won medals and will be advancing to our state career development conference in March. I have attached another document with pictures of our kids on stage winning medals and some group shots. I thought you might enjoy seeing them so happy. It was a remarkable day.






Saturday, January 13, 2018

TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT alumni newsletter for January







STUDENT COUNCIL, DECA selling Little Caesar's Pizza Kits


High School student councils and the DECA programs are selling Little Caesar's Pizza Kits throughout the month. Order forms are due on February 5. 

If you are interested in further information, check with Ms. Barnard-Lundgren or Mr. Maudlin.

DECA MEMBERS at districts (group photograph)


DECA MEMBERS post outstanding performances at district level


Twenty-two DECA students from Truman High School and another five from Kennedy High School will advance to state competition after Saturday’s competition.

The group won 18 medals Saturday and have members who wrote papers that will also qualify. The head of the program, Carly Barnard Lundgren, posted that she was “super proud” of her DECA crew, which faced “extremely tough competition” in the district.


All of our students scored well. The blog will have more on this in future posts.