Sunday, February 24, 2019


TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT representatives speak at State of the City Luncheon

The Taylor School District was invited to speak at the State of the City Address February 21. There was a focus on the district as a whole, but especially the merging of the high schools and all of the wonderful new initiatives that have been put in place.

Representing the district were Board of Education President Debbie Stellini, Assistant Superintendent Mary Ann Cyr, Principal Melissa Skopczynski, and senior class presidents Julia Howelland Marissa Ogea.

The entire SOC presentation was about 90 minutes, about 15 of which were devoted to the district. Thank you to the City of Taylor for the opportunity to showcase our school and district.

MCDOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL benefits from high schoolers

A big thank you goes out to the great Taylor High School students that come to McDowell Elementary School every week and spend valuable time reading aloud to our kids.

TAYLOR PARKS ELEMENTARY builds learning through P & J

At Taylor Parks Elementary, Mrs. Ambrosia's students and Building Improvement Coach, Mrs. Augustyn have peanut butter and jelly time every Wednesday. During Peanut Butter and Jelly time students cooperatively work with their partner doing various language arts. 

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL football golf outing scheduled in May

REMEMBER TO SIGN UP for Little League; some officially over, others continuing

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL bowlers head for state finals

The Taylor High School Boys and Girls Bowling teams made us all proud by being the first ever Griffin teams to qualify for states! Well done, and best of luck rolling strikes at states!

TAYLOR PARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL k-garteners get help with reading and listening

Taylor Parks Elementary School Building Improvement Coach Mrs. Augustyn helps Mrs. Ambrosia's kindergarten students with reading, listening and following along with their Journeys leveled reader books on the ipad  (with QR codes).

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL DECA gets ready for Kids Against Hunger

TAYLOR PARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL announces students of the month

Taylor Parks Elementary School would like to congratulate their January Student of the Month recipients: Kailey Allen, Griffin Brandt, Rahela Girnet, Maellynn Bolla, Nora Bertasio, Christian Clevenshire, Ruth Balmus, Carter Riedel, Blake Bitz, Trammell Thomas, Pacey Meharry, Mackenzie Timbrooks, Abram Edwards, Shianne McArthur, Chloe Selders, Steven Brant, Layla Washington and Christopher Franks.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL: Remember after school tutoring

After school tutoring is underway at Taylor High School and remember that transportation is provided.

ATTENTION PARENTS: Remember new attendance policy

The new tardy/attendance policy has been approved by the Board of Educaiton and is now posted on our website and

Parents should take a minute to review this information with your student. You will also now be receiving a telephone 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 students’ 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.


TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL track and field begins March 11

The Taylor High School track and field practices for both girls and boys will begin at 3:45 p.m. March 11.

Students of any and all abilities are welcome.

Anyone interested in participating should have a current sports physical on file. For more information, see Mr. Putnam in Room 419.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL week at a glance

Griffins at a Glance February 25–March 1

Students Leading Students Meeting, 2:30 p.m.
Varsity Boys Basketball Districts @ Lincoln Park 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball @ Home Freshmen 4 p.m.; JV 5:30 p.m. Varsity 7

Wednesday (Half-Day K – 12)
Taylor Extravaganza 5 – 7 p.m. Please join us!

Thursday Girls Basketball @ Henry Ford Academy, JV 5:30 p.m., Varsity 7

Friday Robotics Competition @ Carlson High School

It’s a great day to be a Griffin

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL girls basketball team keeps pace

The Taylor High School Varsity Girls Basketball team recently won its fourth game of the season with a 52-28 victory over Southgate Anderson on Tuesday February 19.

The team jumped out to a 14-6 lead after the first quarter and extended the lead to 26-11 at halftime. After three quarters of play, the team led 37-22 before holding on for a 52-28 victory.

The following players led the team:
Betsy Egler 12 points (4-4 from FT line)
Oretha Cooper 15 points
Amiah Thomas 13 points
Brenda Egler 4 points
(The team was 18-24 from the FT line.)

In addition, all eleven players on the team saw action in this victory.

TAYLOR HIGH SCHOOL Winter Band Concert earns big turnout

The Taylor High School Winter Band concert took place on February 21 at Wayne County Community College. It was a great conference with a wonderful turnout.


The tooth fairy visited the children in Mrs. Sute’s class at Johnson Early Childhood Center. The fairy helped them learn how to keep their teeth healthy by brushing their teeth, flossing, drinking lots of water and eating healthy food. They even got to practice brushing with Rex the Dinosaur!