Summer Reading

Thu, Jun 13 2:54pm

Happy LAST DAY of School, Taylor Families. Have a wonderful summer and make sure to check out this link regarding Summer Reading from Mrs. Williams.

Committee sign ups

Fri, Jun 7 10:41am

Hi everyone,   Last few days of school are upon us, but of course we’re trying to be prepared for next year! There are sign ups for committees in the front lobby, please take your time to see where yo ... [More]

Wear BLUE tomorrow in honor of Virginia Beach shooting victims

Sun, Jun 2 7:28am

Taylor Families, The Virginia Beach Schools Superintendent has asked everyone to wear blue tomorrow to honor those who lost their lives in the shooting on Friday.  Let's unite in solidarity and wear b ... [More]

Got old crayons and markers?

Tue, May 28 6:33am

Taylor teachers, students, families and friends: While cleaning out supplies at the end of the year, please remember to drop off old/broken/used crayons and markers in the bin in the front lobby inste ... [More]

Please join us FRIDAY for Keep Taylor Beautiful Event - Use link to register!

Wed, May 8 8:08am

Please join us on FRIDAY for our Keep Taylor Beautiful Event! If possible, please bring a rake, shovel and/or wheelbarrow.   Register for the clean up event at the Disney Points of Light website linke ... [More]

Taylor's Got Talent and PTA Meeting

Thu, May 2 9:21pm

Greetings Taylor Families,   I know that we are all excited for next week’s 2nd annual Taylor’s Got Talent event, which will be held at 6 pm on Wednesday, May 8th, but did you know that another very i ... [More]

Please return Fun Run permission slips BY WEDNESDAY

Mon, Apr 22 11:48am

Taylor Families, Please return the Fun Run permission by Wednesday. We need to know how many students are running and t-shirt sizes. Please get these signed and returned ASAP! Thank you.

Talent Show Entry Form

Sat, Apr 13 8:28am

The TALENT SHOW is coming (May 8 @ 6 p.m.)! Parents or Guardians of all entrants must complete the following form by April 26: ... [More]

Please return Fun Run permission slip TOMORROW!

Thu, Apr 11 10:37am

Taylor Families, Please return the Fun Run permission slip tomorrow (Friday!).   The file is attached if you cannot locate the one sent home on Wednesday.  We need to know which t-shirt sizes to order ... [More]

Keep Taylor Beautiful - April 26 ~ Please register!

Wed, Apr 10 7:20pm

Hi Taylor Families and Friends! Please join us for our annual Keep Taylor Beautiful Clean Up Event on Friday April 26 from 3-5pm. We will be raking gumballs, spreading mulch, picking up litter and pre ... [More]

Military Families - Please return your packets

Tue, Apr 9 8:24am

Attention W.H. Taylor Military Families: Please return the Military Child Certificate of Appreciation that Ms. Guest sent home with your child.   If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ms. Gu ... [More]

Auctria: 'Star" your FAVORITE Items

Thu, Apr 4 5:57pm

Did you know you can "star" your list of FAVORITE auction items? Click on the the star in right hand corner of the item you like! It turns yellow! Using the app to watch your "starred" items, click on ... [More]

Tasteof 757 Auctria!

Wed, Apr 3 5:37pm

The Taste of 757 is this FRIDAY! Download the Auctria app to your phone! On the app, you can buy your tickets, register as a bidder with your credit card and start bidding! The whole silent auction wi ... [More]

Taylor Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest

Tue, Apr 2 8:02am

Does your student want his or her artwork to be on the Taylor Fun Run T-shirt this year? Check out the guidelines below!   Create your own design and hand the artwork into the main office. Please read ... [More]

Last month for the TREX challenge - let's finish strong!

Tue, Mar 26 7:27am

Taylor Families, It’s our last month for the TREX challenge so we need all your plastic bags and wraps. There is a poster next to the TREX boxes with a list of all you can recycle. Let’s make April ou ... [More]

ODU Physics Open House

Thu, Mar 14 5:28pm

Please see the attached flyer regarding ODU's Physics Open House.  Have a great evening!

Buy your Taste of 757 tickets now!

Mon, Mar 11 7:13pm

Our annual Taste of 757, formerly Taste of Ghent, is coming up on Friday, April 5, from 7-10 p.m. at Waterside Marriott.  Join us for a fun event with lots of food and drink and silent and live auctio ... [More]

Will you serve on the PTA Board?

Mon, Mar 11 4:34pm

Taylor Families, We are seeking parents willing to serve on the PTA Board. All current board members are wrapping up a two-year term, and if we don't have new board members we won't have a PTA next ye ... [More]

Can you help at our Career Fair?

Sun, Mar 10 8:13pm

Taylor Families: Please see the following message from Ms. Guest about our Career Fair:   Your Career is Needed! Can you share about your career with our students in grades 3-5 on Friday, March 29. 9: ... [More]

Mother & Son Movie Night TOMORROW

Thu, Mar 7 1:25pm

Taylor Families, Don't forget Mother & Son Movie Night is tomorrow, Friday, March 8, at school!  The fun starts at 5 p.m.  Hope to see you there!

Volunteer needed for Career Fair

Wed, Mar 6 2:35pm

Taylor Families, Ms. Guest is looking for a volunteer to help her coordinate the Career Fair. There is much to do prior to the day of the Fair, involving typing, preparing signs, and seeing to many ot ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Mother & Son Movie Night

Sun, Mar 3 7:26am

Taylor Families, Volunteers are needed for the Mother & Son Movie Night coming up this Friday, March 8.  Please email Kate Sharrow at if you're able to help. Thank you!

Early Release

Thu, Feb 28 7:28pm

Don’t forget, Friday March 1 is early release. Pick up starts at 1:20PM

Donations for Taste of 757 Class Baskets

Thu, Feb 21 5:49pm

As you know by now, Taste of 757 is right around the corner on Friday, April 5!  The PTA is asking each grade level to contribute a basket for the Silent Auction.  We are asking for monetary donations ... [More]

Taste 757: Eats for Education Fundraiser Silent Auction Request

Tue, Feb 12 1:44pm

Dear Taylor Parents, Teachers and Staff,   W.H. Taylor Elementary School PTA’s 3rd Annual Taste of the 757: Eats for Education Fundraiser (formerly known as Taste of Ghent) is rapidly approaching! It ... [More]

Thank you, Ms. Guest!

Mon, Feb 11 8:37pm

Big thanks to our amazing and wonderful school counselor, Ms. Guest! Last week was School Counselors Week and we wanted to take a minute to say how much we appreciate everything she does for our stude ... [More]

Ynot Pizza Night

Mon, Feb 11 11:19am

It's Ynot Pizza Night (today, Mon, Feb 11)! Dine in or Carry out, and a portion of sales will go to W.H. Taylor Elementary School. We hope to see you there.

PTA Open Board Meeting TODAY!

Mon, Feb 11 10:48am

Please join us for a PTA Open Board Meeting TODAY at 2:30 p.m. in the Media Center if you're available.  

Purchase Yearbooks!

Tue, Feb 5 4:00pm

Taylor Families, You can purchase yearbooks now!  Check out the link below:

We need your Box Tops!

Tue, Feb 5 10:45am

Taylor Families, Please bring in your Box Tops! We have already raised $430 for the year with this program. Please help us raise even more. Place your Box Tops in the box on the table in the school fo ... [More]

Norfolk Public Schools Community Meetings

Thu, Jan 17 12:49pm

Taylor Families, Please remember to voice your opinions at Norfolk Public Schools' upcoming community meetings! Details are below, and a link to a news story on last night's community meeting is below ... [More]

Norfolk Public Schools' Admirals Family Fun Night

Wed, Jan 16 7:14pm

Every year, NPS partners with the Norfolk Admirals for its annual NPS' Admirals Family Fun Night to bring students, parents, staff, and the community together to enjoy an evening of ice hockey. The ev ... [More]

Baskets needed for Taste of 757

Mon, Jan 14 9:07pm

Taylor Families, we need baskets for the silent auction at Taste of 757. If you have any you’d like to donate please email us at Thank you!

PTA accepting donations for Holiday Shop

Mon, Jan 14 10:36am

We had lots of fun and much success with the Holiday Shop in December and look forward to holding this again next holiday season. The PTA will be accepting donations of new items to sell if you have a ... [More]

Mrs. Joyce's LAST DAY!

Thu, Jan 10 2:54pm

It’s Mrs Joyce’s last day tomorrow (Friday) and we’re hoping to get kids to make cards or whatever they’d like for her.  I think the school is doing something as well, but the more cards the better 😊 ... [More]

No School January 25

Fri, Jan 4 6:48pm

Taylor Families: Per Dr. Melinda Boone, please be advised that Friday, January 25, will not be used as a make-up day. It will remain as a Professional Development Day for staff as indicated on the cur ... [More]

Reminder to Recycle!

Sun, Dec 9 3:14pm

Hi Families! With the shopping season in full swing we just want to remind you to bring in your plastic bags, plastic wrap, bubble wrap, etc.  We collect them in the big cardboard TREX boxes in the fr ... [More]

Holiday Shop Reminder!

Mon, Dec 3 8:59pm

Taylor Families, Just a reminder the Holiday Shop is coming to school this week. Please send some money in with your student so he or she can shop for loved ones. Nothing is priced over $5. We will ta ... [More]

The Holiday Shop is next week!

Thu, Nov 29 5:43pm

Attention, Taylor Families: The Holiday Shop is coming next week! We will be selling a curated selection of items and nothing will be over $5.00. Our goal is help students find fun and affordable gift ... [More]

Please select an Elf from the Holiday Tree!

Wed, Nov 28 8:04pm

Please help with Operation ELF - Enhancing the Lives of Taylor Families!  Select an elf from the Holiday Tree in the front office and return purchases by December 14.  See attached flyer for more info ... [More]

Taylor T-Shirts For Sale Nov 28 & Dec 12!

Mon, Nov 19 4:26pm

Taylor Families: W.H. Taylor T-Shirts will be on sale at the Honor Roll Program on Nov 28 and at the Winter Music Program on Dec 12. Don't miss these chances to get yours!

Information on School Board Hearings and Meetings

Fri, Nov 16 9:25am

Please see the following message from Tanya Bhasin, School Board Member: "The dates for the hearings, specifically for later start times, haven’t been set yet. However citizens can make public comment ... [More]

Recycling News!

Tue, Nov 13 8:18pm

Did you know that the 4th and 5th Grade Taylor Recycling Team recycles over 1 ton of office paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and aluminum cans per school year? Taylor also participates in the TREX pl ... [More]

Square 1 Art deadline is tomorrow!

Sun, Nov 11 7:18am

Reminder: the deadline for placing Square 1 Art orders online or by phone is Monday, November 12th. Only students who returned their "Beautiful Oops" assignment to Ms. Harrington on time and received ... [More]

Candy Give Back with Operation Gratitude

Fri, Nov 2 2:21pm

What to do with all that Halloween candy? W.H. Taylor PTA is participating in Operation Gratitude's annual Halloween Candy Give Back program. Simply donate your leftover Halloween candy at drop off or ... [More]

Muffins with Mom TOMORROW!

Sun, Oct 28 3:20pm

Don't forget Muffins with Mom is tomorrow, Monday, Oct 29, at 8 a.m.  Please join your student for a fun breakfast before school.  We hope to see you there!

After School Clubs!

Thu, Oct 25 7:23pm

After School Club sign up forms are available now in Konstella. Log in and see what's available for your children this Fall. These clubs are open to PTA Members. If you haven't joined the PTA yet, you ... [More]

Square 1 Art

Wed, Oct 24 12:35pm

Dear Taylor Families, We have a unique opportunity to celebrate your student's artistic accomplishments while raising much needed funds for the school. If your child completed and returned their "Beau ... [More]

Coins for United Way

Wed, Oct 24 12:30pm

Taylor Families: W.H. Taylor is collecting coins for The United Way. Tomorrow (Thursday) bring in all your dimes, and on Friday please donate quarters. Thank you!

After School Clubs start next week!!

Wed, Oct 24 9:10am

Good morning Taylor Parents!   We will begin 4 After School Programs next week and the sign-up sheets will go out today.  The After School programs are sponsored by the PTA, therefore if you would lik ... [More]

Upload your photos for the yearbook!

Wed, Oct 17 8:20pm

Parents, please upload photos for the yearbook to the link below! You can upload First Day of School and Carnival photos, and Mrs. Williams will use them to get yearbook ready. Thank you for your cont ... [More]


Wed, Oct 17 9:27am

Hello Taylor Families!!   Time to turn in all those Box Tops you've been saving up for all summer so we can earn our school some money!!  Please turn in your Box Tops to the front PTA table at the sch ... [More]

Last day to purchase Carnival tickets at Pre-Sale pricing is Monday!

Sun, Oct 7 1:36pm

Tomorrow (Monday) is the last day to buy Carnival tickets at Pre-sale prices! Get yours at the link below or in front of school Monday morning. See you at the Carnival on Saturday! ... [More]

Cupcakes needed for the Carnival!

Mon, Oct 1 9:05pm

Taylor Families, We are looking for a donation of three dozen cupcakes for the Cupcake Walk at this year's Carnival. The Carnival is on Sat, Oct 13, from noon to 4 p.m. The cupcakes must be store boug ... [More]

Taylor Wear

Sun, Sep 30 3:07pm

Hello everyone,   Just a reminder that orders for Taylor wear are due TOMORROW, October 1, 2018.  You can turn your orders in to the PTA mailbox in the front office or buy online at https://squareup.c ... [More]

Recycle Challenge

Mon, Sep 24 6:18am

It is time for the TREX plastic recycling challenge! W. H Taylor participates in this annual challenge to collect plastic film for recycling into TREX composite material. Please bring in the following ... [More]

Donations needed for Art

Thu, Sep 20 8:20pm

Taylor Families: Our Art Teacher, Ms. Harrington, could use our help collecting the following items: Clean plastic bottles and caps, magazines, newspapers, old t-shirts, and fabric. Please put any don ... [More]


Mon, Sep 10 8:36pm

No school Tuesday and Wednesday!! Stay safe!!

WH Taylor After School Programs & Clubs - 2018-2019

Wed, Aug 29 9:12pm

Hello WH Taylor Teachers, Parents & Staff!!   I hope that you have all had a wonderful summer!  Over the last two years, we have had fun and educational after school programs & clubs for our students, ... [More]