ODU Soccer Opportunity

Wed, Jun 6 5:26pm

Please take a look at this great soccer opportunity for your child this summer!!

Field Day - time change!

Tue, Jun 5 6:12am

There is a slight change to the times for Field Day which is this Friday, June 8. Please see below, and we hope you can join us! PK – 1: Start Time 9:30am (you should be finished by 10:50am) G2 & 3: S ... [More]

Talent Show this Friday!

Tue, May 29 3:08pm

Don't forget our Taylor's Got Talent Talent Show is this Friday, June 1, at 6 p.m.! Please join us!

End of Year Recycling Announcement

Sun, May 20 9:06am

Dear Families and Staff, 1) We will continue to collect bottle caps through the end of May so please keep sending them in! 2) The students are doing a wonderful job of recycling their snackbags in the ... [More]

May 7-11, 2018 is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!

Tue, May 1 12:01pm

May 7-11, 2018 is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!  W.H. Taylor Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week Activities:  Monday : breakfast catered by Chick-Fil-A and Tessa’s Creations; raffle prizes Tues ... [More]

Sign up for Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

Mon, Apr 30 11:58am

Taylor Families, please sign up at the link below to help show our thanks to our fantastic Taylor teachers and staff. Teacher Appreciation Week is next week. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go ... [More]

Please sign up to volunteer at our Fun Run tomorrow!

Thu, Apr 26 8:52am

Please sign up to volunteer at the FUN RUN tomorrow. Thank you! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4dabac29a4f85-2018  

FUN RUN on Friday

Wed, Apr 25 7:58am

Don't forget! The FUN RUN is this Friday morning (April 27). In case of heavy rain, we will postpone (rain date is Friday, May 4). But the run will go on this Friday if just sprinkling or misting. Ple ... [More]

Need pics from Centennial Celebration!

Tue, Apr 24 6:34pm

Taylor Families, If anyone has any pictures from the Centennial Celebration that was held in the auditorium, please email them to Mrs. Williams at Mwilliams060@nps.k12.va.us. Thank you!

Fun Run this Friday! Volunteers needed!

Sun, Apr 22 10:36am

The Taylor Fun Run is this coming Friday morning (April 27)!  For those of you who are new to the Fun Run, it is a school-wide run with each grade level running together.     If you are free, it is lo ... [More]

Thank you and Happy Earth Day!

Sun, Apr 22 9:25am

Dear Taylor Families and Friends, Thank you so much for your support at our annual Spring Clean up on Friday! We had record turn out and the school garden and grounds are looking wonderful!  We have t ... [More]

Norfolk Sister Cities Event

Mon, Apr 16 4:14pm

Dear Taylor parents,   Please take a look at this event that funds our youth scholarships and in school programs. You can purchase tickets on the below link.  Thank you!   https://www.norfolksistercit ... [More]

2018 Fun Run!

Mon, Apr 9 7:07am

Taylor Families, Please see the following TWO announcements regarding the 2018 Fun Run:   1 ~ Permission slips are due by this Friday, April 13.  Students cannot run without a signed permission slip. ... [More]

Thank you!

Thu, Mar 29 11:57pm

We just wanted to give a HUGE thank you to all of our teachers, parents and local community for coming out to Taste of Ghent tonight! Such a fun and successful night! We couldn’t have pulled it all of ... [More]

Ms. Hatchett's last day is tomorrow

Wed, Mar 28 12:32pm

Taylor Parents, please remind your children to thank Ms. Hatchett for a wonderful 7 years as the food nutrition manager at W.H. Taylor.  Tomorrow is her last day.  Thank you!

Taste of Ghent this Thursday!

Sun, Mar 25 5:57pm

Taylor Families, Taste of Ghent is this Thursday at Norfolk Waterside Marriott and there's still time to get your tickets! Click the link below to purchase yours now. Don't miss this awesome event ben ... [More]

Letter to School Board

Tue, Mar 20 4:58pm

Hi everyone,   Here is a a copy of a letter that a parent wrote to the school board regarding the budget cuts regarding Guidance Counselors.  If you aren't able to make the meeting, please consider wr ... [More]

Last Call for Sweetheart Dance Pictures

Mon, Mar 19 10:21pm

Hi everyone,   Just wanted to put a last call out there for these amazing photos our parent Emily Tremel took for our Sweetheart Dance! Please send Emily an email if you would like a copy of the photo ... [More]

WH Taylor After School Programs - Spring Session - UPDATED

Mon, Mar 19 11:12am

Announcing our Spring After School Programs!   All program descriptions are included in the attachment within this announcement.  Please note the dates of the program, the age eligibility and maximum ... [More]

School Board Meeting: WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT

Mon, Mar 19 10:00am

Taylor Families: please attend Norfolk Public Schools meetings on March 14 and 21 (see meeting details in attached photo)! Join PTA members who will be there to tell the School Board we need Ms. Guest ... [More]

We need your support! School Board Meeting.

Mon, Mar 19 9:24am

Taylor Families: please attend Norfolk Public Schools meetings on March 14 and 21 (see meeting details in attached photo)! Join PTA members who will be there to tell the School Board we need Ms. Guest ... [More]

Substitute for Cafeteria Monitor needed!

Fri, Mar 16 11:09am

Do you have some extra time?  WH Taylor is looking for substitute cafeteria monitor.  Hours are 11:15-1:30.  This is a paid position, please see Mrs. Feliton to apply.

Taste of Ghent tickets on sale at school!

Thu, Mar 15 12:09pm

Taste of Ghent tickets will be on sale today, March 15, through next Thursday before and after school in the foyer! Get your tickets now!

Donations for Taste of Ghent Silent Auction baskets due!

Mon, Mar 12 11:53am

W.H. Taylor Families: Donations for the grade-level Silent Auction baskets that will be featured at Taste of Ghent are due tomorrow, March 13.  Please send items to school with your child labeled for ... [More]

We need your bottle caps!

Wed, Mar 7 1:02pm

Taylor Families--We need your bottle caps! Please send in your clean, plastic bottle caps of all colors and sizes for a school wide recycled art project that is in the works! There is a collection bin ... [More]

PTA Paint Night Tonight!

Thu, Feb 15 10:40am

There's still time to register for tonight's PTA Paint Night from 7-9: https://www.pinotspalette.com/norfolk/event/219277   Come join us for a night of painting, socializing, and wine-drinking at Pino ... [More]

This week at W.H. Taylor!

Mon, Feb 12 9:35am

W.H. Taylor Families, please see the following announcements for the week. 1) It's Ynot Pizza Night! Come on out to Ynot Pizza this evening, Mon, Feb 12, and a portion of all sales (dine in and carry ... [More]

Speed Stacks ~ available through our PE Department!

Sat, Feb 10 8:55pm

Coach Melshen has introduced Taylor students to Speed Stacks, the worldwide leader in sport cup stacking. Sport stacking is an amazing sport of fitness, agility, concentration and quickness.  The PE d ... [More]

PTA Paint Night - Register Now!

Wed, Feb 7 8:28pm

Our PTA Paint Night is next Thursday, Feb 15 at 7:00 p.m.!   Come join us for a night of painting, socializing, and wine-drinking at Pinot's Palette in Ghent (240 W 21st St, Norfolk, VA 23517). If you ... [More]

We need your help decorating for the Sweetheart Dance!

Tue, Feb 6 8:53am

The Sweetheart Dance is this Friday, February 9, at 6 p.m.   Girls, bring your Dad or any favorite guy for a fun time of dancing and light refreshments.   Parents!  We need help decorating after schoo ... [More]

Don't forget the Sweetheart Dance is this Friday!

Mon, Feb 5 11:09am

Girls, bring our favorite guy to the Dance this Friday, February 9, at W.H. Taylor at 6 p.m. 

Bring your family to school!

Mon, Feb 5 10:13am

W.H. Taylor would like to invite parents to school during the week of Feb 12-16, 2018 in honor of "National Bring Your Family to School Week."  This open invitation is for parents to join their child ... [More]

Snow day make up day on President's Day!

Thu, Feb 1 1:14pm

Please note: President's Day will be a snow day make up day, so we WILL have school on Monday, February 19!

Thank you for attending Science Fair and Blair Night; please send feedback!

Fri, Jan 26 1:03pm

We want to thank all the parents and families who joined us for the science fair and Blair Middle School informational session last evening! Please let us know...what do you like most and least about ... [More]

Looking for Environmental Committee members!

Fri, Jan 19 1:20pm

Dear Families,  There may still be snow on the ground but we are thinking ahead to warmer days in the Outdoor Classroom! If you have any interest in gardening, recycling, flood reduction,  litter remo ... [More]

No school Thursday, 1-18!

Wed, Jan 17 9:26pm

Norfolk Public Schools will be closed Thursday, January 18. Essential personnel report at noon. Athletic practices and programs are cancelled.

School & PTA meeting CANCELED: Wed, Jan 17

Tue, Jan 16 11:13pm

Parents: school is CANCELED tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan 17) due to the expected snow. The evening PTA meeting is also canceled; please stay tuned for a new date for this informative session on Blair Midd ... [More]

2018 Winter & Spring Semester After School Programs

Tue, Jan 16 10:29am

Good morning Teachers & Parents!   I hope that you all doing well after a nice long weekend!  I am in the process of finalizing the schedule and listing of after school activities for the upcoming sem ... [More]

Science Fair Project Boards

Tue, Jan 2 8:48pm

Welcome back, Taylor Families! Get them before the snow comes and no one can drive around Norfolk :)  3-5 Grade Parents: we will be selling science fair project boards starting tomorrow before after s ... [More]

Norfolk Public Schools Night at the Admirals Game

Tue, Jan 2 5:16pm

The Annual Norfolk Public Schools Night at the Admirals game will be held on Friday, February 2nd at 7:00pm. Tickets are only $10 (normally $21) and may be purchased from the link below. We hope to se ... [More]

Thank you for supporting Square 1 Art!

Mon, Dec 18 4:40pm

Dear Families,  Thank you so much for your support of the Square 1 Art Fundraiser! We raised almost $1000 to go towards  various needs at our school! All products should have been delivered by today.  ... [More]

Square 1 Art arriving!

Sun, Dec 10 4:29pm

Parents, Square 1 Art products are scheduled to arrive this week. We will be distributing them after school and sending home with students. Thank you!

Winter and Spring 2018 After School Programs - Volunteers & Ideas Needed!

Sun, Dec 10 2:22pm

Hello Taylor Staff and Parents!   The Fall 2017 semester of After School programs is coming to an end.  This past semester our students were able to take part in an Arts & Crafts club by Taylor Teache ... [More]

Angel Tree

Mon, Dec 4 2:14pm

Taylor Families: We still have angel tree tags on our Angel Tree in the office. Please consider choosing an angel and donating toys. Thank you!

Family Literacy Workshop Announcement for K-2 Parents!

Tue, Nov 28 12:07pm

Parents of Kindergarteners, First Graders, and Second Graders,   Please see the attached flyer for a Family Literacy Workshop on December 5.    Thank you!

Operation E.L.F. - We need your help!

Wed, Nov 22 8:58am

We need your support for Operation E.L.F. (Enhancing the Lives of Taylor Families).  Please select an elf from the Holiday Tree in Taylor's front office between Nov 27 and Dec 8.  There's also a toy w ... [More]

Fall Consignment Sale

Mon, Nov 13 12:19pm

Hello Taylor Families,   We need a few volunteers next week for our consignment sale.  If you are willing to help us out, please take a look at our consignment website.  All you need to do is register ... [More]

Important Dates for the Upcoming Week!

Sat, Nov 11 7:32am

Dear Families,   Please note the following:   1) Monday, 11/13, is Ynot Pizza Night!  Dine in or carry out, and a portion of all sales will benefit our school.   2) For Sqare 1 Art, the deadline has b ... [More]

Order your child's artwork!

Thu, Nov 2 4:40pm

Dear Families, Your talented child has been creating artwork that you will see on their personalized catalog coming home this week! Celebrate your child’s artistic achievement! You’ll be able to order ... [More]

Favorite Book Character Parade

Tue, Oct 31 2:09pm

Hello everyone,   Mrs. Feliton is having the children parade around school today at 2:30 PM.  Please join us and watch all our Favorite Book Characters parade around outside of the school today!   Tha ... [More]

Box Top Deadline is October 31!

Fri, Oct 27 9:44am

Attention parents: Please bring your Box Tops to school by Oct 31 to meet our first submission deadline.  Thank you for your support of this  great program that brings $ to our school!

Flyer for Chipotle Fundraiser on Nov 8!

Thu, Oct 26 1:57pm

Show this flyer (either a printout or on your phone) upon checkout at Chipotle, and W.H. Taylor will get 50% of your sale!  Fundraiser is November 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Rules for Reflections Art Projects

Tue, Oct 24 1:36pm

Halloween Parade + Reflections Art Projects

Tue, Oct 24 1:35pm

Hello, parents!  Two reminders: 1) The PTA Halloween Parade and Meeting will be THIS Thursday at 6 p.m. at W.H. Taylor.  Bring the children out in costumes for a good time.  🎃 2) Reflections Art Proj ... [More]

Art Fundraiser

Sun, Oct 22 7:53pm

Square 1 Art Fundraiser! Coming home soon will be your child’s custom catalog featuring their artwork. Won’t you help make your child feel like an accomplished artist by purchasing keepsakes for the w ... [More]

The Book Fair is still open online!

Sun, Oct 22 7:52pm

Thank you to everyone who volunteered and bought books at our Book Fair! It was our most successful fair yet!  If you weren't able to find your favorite book, please check out the online Book Fair whi ... [More]

Fall 2017 Green Team Registration

Tue, Oct 10 4:57pm

Would your child like to learn more about gardening, natural habitats, and recycling, and create unique recycled/natural art projects? If so, please sign up for the Green Team, a fun, hands-on after s ... [More]

2017 Fall After School Programs

Tue, Oct 10 10:26am

Good morning!!   I hope that everyone enjoyed the long weekend!  I am excited to announce that we have finalized the Fall 2017 After School Programs.  Please read both the letter and program descripti ... [More]

Get your Carnival tickets at W.H. Taylor this week!

Tue, Oct 3 4:26pm

Carnival tickets are on sale at drop off and pick up every day this week!  We hope to see you at the W.H. Taylor Elementary School Carnival on Saturday, October 14.  

Carnival Meeting

Mon, Oct 2 7:42pm

Please join us for a carnival meeting this Thursday at 3:30 next to the butterfly garden.    We will be going over last minute things we need for the carnival and any help we need.    Thank you!

Book Fair - Please sign up to help!

Sun, Oct 1 6:57pm

The Scholastic Book Fair is heading our way on October 12 and we will be turning the Taylor Media Center into our very own bookstore! Find hundreds of books from new and favorite authors, popular seri ... [More]

Get your Carnival tickets this week!

Sun, Oct 1 6:48pm

Attention, W.H. Taylor Families!  You can purchase Carnival tickets before and after school this week, October 2 - 6.  The Carnival is Saturday, October 14, and you won't want to miss it!

A Dodson’s

Sun, Oct 1 1:15pm

Don’t forget to shop at A Dodson’s today!! Any of their locations 12-4. Just mention WH Taylor Elementary!!

📢 Announcements!

Mon, Sep 18 6:23am

Good morning, Please see the following important announcements from W.H. Taylor Elementary. Have a great week! 1. CARNIVAL: You can purchase your carnival tickets now!  Pre-sale prices available until ... [More]

Help needed addressing envelopes tomorrow!

Wed, Sep 13 5:59pm

Attention, Parents: Anyone with nice handwriting who would like to help address our invitations to alumni for our Fall Carnival, please meet after school TOMORROW, Sept 14, in room 214.   Thank you!

Konstella Update

Tue, Sep 5 2:39pm

Don't forget to update your child's classroom!   Click on your name at the top left hand corner, click on Your Children.  You will then be directed to a page where you can join  a classroom for each c ... [More]

Class Assignments

Sun, Aug 27 3:30pm

Hi everyone,   Mrs. Feliton wanted to let everyone know that the class assignment letters were sent out and you should receive it before the Meet and Greet on Thursday.   Also, please follow the schoo ... [More]