From Coach Kendall Lucas: THS Softball played in the Killeen ISD Tournament last Thursday- Saturday and finished 2nd place in the GOLD Bracket. Last year in this tournament we placed 3rd in the Silver bracket. We ended up facing district rival Salado in the Championship and fell short 4-1. Please congratulate the girls on their accomplishments if you see them!
Also, there is a schedule change for our home game tonight. Groesbeck will not be bringing a JV team, so we will play Varsity only starting at 6:00.
The 2017 AP Exams will be administered over two weeks in May: May 1 through 5 and May 8 through 12. Registration should be completed by Tuesday, March 21st. Contact THS Counselors for more information.
Coach Doug Franklin invites you to eat/donate at Gatti's Pizza on Wednesday, February 22nd to help support the Men's Track and Field Team. Clothing and equipment is now a challenge as the track team has grown from 43 athletes to 73 athletes. In an effort to meet the needs with the exciting amount of growth in our program numbers, we are hosting a fundraiser through Gatti's Pizza.
HOSA is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, February 23rd from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. To donate, you must be at least 17 years old, have a form of picture identification such as a driver's license or an employee badge, and eat a good meal and drink plenty of water prior to donation. For more information, contact Sarah Martin.
This weekend several students traveled to Corpus Christi to attend and compete in the FCCLA Regional Leadership Conference and Competition. This was the culmination of several things we have been working on with the Taylor High School chapter of FCCLA.
This was the end of Emily Sumpter's term as the Region Vice President of Projects. Also, three of the four teams which competed placed and are eligible to attend and compete at the state level.
Recycle and Redesign, Occupational Specific: Ashley Kovar: 2nd place
National Programs in Action, Junior: Marco Alderete: 1st place
Chapter in Review Portfolio, Senior: Ashley Torrez, Samantha Alderete, and Zoe Amburgey: 1st place.
Ducks Paving the Way has kicked off a campaign offering engraved bricks to individuals, groups, clubs, and businesses to help purchase a bronze mallard statue to be placed at the new Taylor ISD sports complex. It is our hope that the bronze statue will be a place of pride representing the school district, the city of Taylor and all the people that make up this wonderful community. The bronze mallard statue will have a plaque telling the story of how we became the Taylor Ducks. Engraved bricks will be placed in the ground around the statue. Purchase online or used the attached flier.
Taylor FFA has been very successful at the WCLA last week. Taylor FFA participated in the Poultry Show (chickens and turkeys) along with the Rabbit show, and students participated in the lamb and goat show as well as the youth fair.
According to cheer coach, Mandi Vogel, THS Cheerleaders competed at the UCA Texas State Championship on Sunday, January 8, 2017 and earned a 1st Place Division Win.
2017 Spring Tennis opened the season in January with a win over the Killeen Kangaroos.
Band director David Motl announces the results from the Saturday, December 10th Association of Texas Small School Bands audition.