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Welcome to Taylor High School! It is my honor to introduce you to this exceptional learning community focused on providing an outstanding educational experience. Our school has continued to evolve to provide a rigorous education in a creative and caring learning environment.

Calendar

Trades Day Career Fair

Time: 9 AM – 2 PM
Location: Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor, TX 76574, USA
Feb 20

Art Show

Time: 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Mar 22

Recent News

PARENT INFORMATIONAL NIGHT: INTERNET SAFETY-PROTECTING YOUR CHILDREN ONLINE

Victoria Walker of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Sgt. Amy Briggs, Attorney General's Office will speak on Internet Safety on Tuesday, January 22nd from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Main Street Event Center Auditorium. The Presentation will be available in both English and Spanish. For questions, contact your campus school counselor

Mekenzie Thornton selected to All-State Dance Team

Last week our Hi-Stepper Captain Mekenzie Thornton was selected to be a part of the All-State Dance Team at the 2019 Texas Dance Educators Association convention. As a member of the All-State Dance Team, Mekenzie participated in workshops, leadership training, master classes, and a college dance fair. The experience culminated in a group performance led by master choreographer Carrie Sellars. "I am so proud of how Mekenzie represented Taylor and it was a great experience watching her dance alongside so many other talented dancers in such a professional presentation," Director Larissa Schobinger said. Please enjoy a small snippet of her performance (she is in the 2nd row near the middle).

STAAR EOC Retester Results Available to Parents

Taylor ISD parents/guardians of high school Dec. 2018 STAAR EOC retesters may access their child’s online STAAR Report Card by visiting http://www.TexasAssessment.com. Log into the Student Portal using your child’s unique Portal Access Code and date of birth. Click the title above for more details.

AP Testing Opportunity

Taylor ISD, in partnership with the College Board, will be offering high school students the opportunity to take Advanced Placement (AP) Exams during the month of May. The College Board exam fee is $94 per exam. College Board allows a fee reduction for those students who qualify for free/reduced lunch. All other students will be required to pay the full price for the exam. To offset the full cost, Taylor ISD will contribute funds to assist with the cost for the 2019 AP exams: • Cost to student with previous instruction for each AP Exam: $50, • Cost to student without previous instruction for each AP Exam: $94, • Cost to student on free/reduced lunch for each AP Exam: $15 . The link to sign up is also on the school website or in the attached letter. Students will pay in the Counselor’s Office. Payment plans are available as needed. All students planning to take an AP Test(s) need to sign up and pay fees by Friday February 1, 2019.

Students place at WCLA

Ag Students participated in the Williamson county Livestock Association show this week at the Taylor Expo Center. Several students placed in the competition.

Chefs Awarded Scholarships

Jacob Buchanan and Jordan Kruse-Dobbs won First Place at the First Annual Chopped Competition at TSTC! They each won $1000 scholarships and chef coats; both are students in Chef Almquist's Culinary II class.

Lifetouch and Shutterfly Partner

Lifetouch, who captures school pictures for Taylor ISD, has recently partnered with Shutterfly to capture, preserve, and share life's joy. Now, any digital school purchases can be added to your Shutterfly account and stored for free. Plus, Shutterfly will give 8% back to THS when using the storefront for purchases.

Spelling Team takes Second Place in Virtual Challenge

Taylor students recently competed in the first round of the Texas State Virtual Challenge UIL Academic Competition. The THS Spelling Team members captured second place in the 4A division and were edged out by Van High School by only 10 points! Individual winners include Lexie Whitworth, Nicole Nyberg, Josh Farley, Clayton Cobb and Leroy Aleman.

Ducks Paving the Way

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. You can purchase a brick by completing this form or by clicking this link and mailing the form to Beth Griffith 3101 N. Main, Taylor, TX 76574

2018 Cross Country Season

Eli Ortiz finished 6th out of 152 runners in the state Saturday at the UIL State Cross Country Championships at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.  Eli ran an impressive 16:12 on this tough, hilly course in some brutal winds. Find meet results and details from Coach Shelli Cobb here.

STAAR Report Card Portal Available to Parents

Taylor ISD Parents/Guardians may access their child’s online STAAR Report Card after June 13 by visiting the Texas Assessment website at http://www.TexasAssessment.com. Log into the Student Portal using your child’s unique Portal Access Code and date of birth. Click the title above for more details.

Our Mission

"Taylor ISD is preparing every student to compete in a global society through a premium educational experience and strong partnerships."