Sunday, February 17, 2019

DON'T MISS the Taylor Schools' Extravaganza February 27

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL football fund-raising golf tourney scheduled for May

MYERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL pupils learn food chains

At Myers Elementary School Mr. Grant’s class dissected owl pellets, the kids had a blast and learned about the food chain.

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL band members participate in festival

Thirty-four band students from West Middle School recently participated in the Michigan State Band and Orchestra Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Livonia Franklin High School. Students competed with other students from Southeast Michigan. It was a busy day for our students, but a very successful one. Pictured are some of the participants.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL marketing team continues to be busy

Big news comes from the marketing department at Taylor High School.

Students are busy getting for state competition and practicing for their presentations.

Senior shirts are in and the designs are friendly! They turned out wonderful.

Volunteers are sought for the kids against hunger event coming up on March 16. Students and staff members are invited to bring their friends and family to help us pack food for hungry kids around the world and in our backyard.

Also coming up is the annual prom fashion show and powder buff game. Tickets and shirts are for sale In the Griffin’s Lounge (school store).

TAYLOR PARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL receives a visit from the Wings

Taylor Parks Elementary School received a visit from the Detroit Red Wings School Assembly team on February 8.  Mrs. Overby applied online to the Red Wings Assembly program and was accepted.

Everyone enjoyed the team’s messages on health, education and dedication to reaching goals. Students participated in games and many won prizes. The students and teachers had a shootout, where the teachers came out on top with a goal by Mrs. Zielinski.

For participating in the assembly, Taylor Parks received two free sets of hockey equipment. Thank you to Mrs. Overby and the Detroit Red Wings.

DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP for Little League

RANDALL-KINYON biddy ballers strong in first effort

The Randall and Kinyon elementary school team played its very first biddy ball basketball game recently. They played tough and even though they lost the game, the boys stayed strong. Thank you to coaches Mr. Cahalan and Mr. Doute for keeping the boys motivated. 


Taylor Parks Elementary School held its Winter Wonderland Family Night recently. Students and their families enjoyed an evening of pizza, hot cocoa and winter-themed learning activities.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL bowling team is on a roll

The Taylor High School Griffins bowling team continues to roll over the competition with wins against Carlson and Woodhaven last week. The Griffins are now in first place in Downriver League action.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL celebrates national signing day

National Signing Day took place recently and a signing was held in Taylor High School’s Little Theatre for James and John Fletcher, who both received full-ride athletic scholarships to play football at Ferris State University! Congratulations to them both!

WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL combines STEM learning with fun

Recently Mrs. Fent‘s sixth-grade classes at West Middle School went to the Lincoln Park Roller Rink. Students were given a STEM lesson on Newton’s Law. The presenter discussed balanced and unbalanced forces, friction and mass. After the lesson and a pizza lunch, students laced up the roller skates and “skated to the music.” It was a great fun learning experience.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL: Griffins at a glance

Griffins at a Glance February 18-22
No School

Girls Basketball @ Southgate Boys Basketball @ Home
Freshmen 4 p.m., JV 5:30, Varsity

Swim Meet @ Allen Park 6 p.m.

Bowling @ Woodhaven 3:30 p.m.

Swim League Meet @ Allen Park 5:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball @ Gabriel Richard
JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30

Band Concert @ WCCCD 7 p.m.

Special Olympics Bowling @ Skore Lanes 9:30 a.m.

Girls Basketball @ Home
Boys Basketball @ New Boston Huron
Freshmen 4:00 p.m. JV 5:30, Varsity 7

Prom Fashion Show fifth hour

It’s a great day to be a Griffin!

HOOVER MIDDLE SCHOOL welcomes families to STEM night February 28

Hoover Middle School welcomes parents to a fabulous, fun evening for your family.  Enjoy a pizza dinner and quality family time with hands-on STEM activities.  Please have your student turn in the number of family members attending to their teacher.    

PARENTS: Take note of new tardy/attendance policy

The Taylor High School new tardy/attendance policy has been approved by the Board of Education and is now posted on our website @

Please take a minute to review this information with your student. You will also now be receiving a call if your child is marked absent or tardy for one or more periods during the day.

Please use parent/student connect to keep track of your student’s attendance and make sure you are calling in to excuse their absence.

If you have any questions please call their counselor or an administrator for more information.


Mrs. Silva’s Holland Elementary School third graders recently compared and contrasted presidents.

MOTHER-SON DATE NIGHT is on the horizon

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL after-school tutoring continues

After school tutoring has begun at Taylor High School. Please see flyer below. Transportation is provided!


Mrs. Said, Mrs. Abramas and Mrs. Allmayer's students from Taylor Parks Elementary School went to the Shrine Circus recently.  Everyone enjoyed the show!