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Sep 1
JFK Link Crew Freshman Orientation
Kennedy Gymnasium
John F. Kennedy Calendar

Link Crew Freshman Orientation
(For First Time Freshmen Only)

September 1, 2016
8:00 - 12:00pm
JFK gymnasium

Snacks (provided), Schedules, Lockers distrubuted.

The purpose of this orientation is to make the transition from middle school to high school a positive one.  Serniors and juniors will be serving as Leaders and mentors to the freshmen.  Large and small group activities are designed to address students' needs and concerns in an enjoyable manner.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes!
Leave your backpacks and purses at home!


New Student Orientation - Lab Closed
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
Sep 2
Lab Closed - Holiday
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
4 5
Sep 5
Lab Closed - Holiday
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
Sep 6
**School Starts - Kdg-12th 1/2 Day of School AM**
District Calendar
New Student Orientation- Lab Closed
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
8:35 AM to 11:39 AM
School Starts 1/2 Day
McDowell Calendar


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11 12
Sep 12
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
School Board Regular Meeting
District Calendar
13 14
Sep 14
JFK Senior Parent Meeting
Kennedy Cafeteria
John F. Kennedy Calendar

Senior parent meeting

September 14, 2016
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Kennedy Cafeteria
Graduation...Prom...Cap & Gown...Pictures

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Open House
McDowell Calendar

Come meet your child's teacher and sign up to be invloved in our community at McDowell.

15 16
Sep 16
Constitution Day
McDowell Calendar
Student of the Week Assembly
McDowell Calendar
Summer Reading Program Due
McDowell Calendar
18 19
Sep 19
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
School Board Meeting-Committee of the Whole
District Calendar
Sep 20
Bread Day
Myers Foyer
Myers Calendar
21 22
Sep 22
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
GLEANERS Food Distribution
Main Entrance
Myers Calendar
23 24
25 26
Sep 26
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
School Board Regular Meeting
District Calendar
Sep 27
5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Family Night "Eliminating the Bully"
Randall gym
Clarence Randall Calendar

Richard Paul award-winning speaker, internationally acclaimed author and bully prevention specialist will be presnting his "Eliminating the Bully" parent night program.


Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, September 23 by sending in the form that was brought home by your student.

Sep 28
Bucket fillers Assembly
McDowell Calendar
Sep 29
Lab Closed- Orientation
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
Sep 30
Lab Closed - Staff PD
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy Calendar
Student of the Week Assembly
McDowell Calendar

2016-2017 School Calendar


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Where learning and fun come together!
Before and After School Care
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Why Choose Champions?
Ater school building blocks.
A Day in the life of a Champions student.

safe waterwater sample
Arch Environmental Group, Inc. tested the district's drinking water for lead and 100% of our schools passed with either ND (none detected) or well below 20 (parts per billion-the EPA standard.) Safe Water Report


Points of Pride


Through AdvancED the entire Taylor School District has been approved for NCA Accreditation! More...

Johnson Early Childhood Center - Where Lifelong Learning Begins

FALL 2016 Full and Part Day Classes Available, Monday thru Thursday. This program offers: Certified Teachers, Music and Movement,Well-Equipped Classrooms, Writing, Field Trips, New Friends, Learning Through Play, Art, and Creativity. Many programs are available at the Johnson Early Childhood Center. W.I.C. Food Program(women, infants and children food distribution. The HEADSTART program began Fall 2015 for 0 to 3 years of age. Early Learning Community Support is also available. More...

In District School of Choice

Taylor Schools is happy to announce that we are offering In District School of Choice for Elementary School students. Contact Pupil Accounting Office. 313-295-5742 More...

James I. Maley Taylor Career and Technical Center

Wherever you want to go, we help you get there. College, certifications, internship, apprenticeship, technical training and a rewarding career are what we prepare you for - all while you're still in high school. More...

Taylor Virtual Learning Academy

Taylor Schools Taylor Virtual Learning Academy (TVLA). More...

World Class Robotics Program

Taylor School District TNT Robotic Program More...

U.S. World Report on John. F. Kennedy High School

U.S. News & World Report ranked John F. Kennedy High School Bronze in the nation two years in a row. More...

Taylor Public School Foundation for Educational Excellence

The Taylor Public School Foundation for Educational Excellence is a non-profit independent organization of volunteers committed to enriching the educational environment of the Taylor School District. More...

Taylor School District Alumni Association

Our purpose is to enhance the educational atmosphere of the Taylor School District by developing an active alumni association for the common good of both the graduates and the school district. More...

Introducing myNutratek

Track your nutrition, fitness, mood & weight. More...