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Tuesday March 31, 2015

School Announcements
One Act Play Advances
 According to teacher Liam Boyer, THS One Act Play advanced to the next level after competing at the district competition in Liberty Hill last week. Destinie Malish received an All Star Crew award, Isaiah Mackey received an Honorable Mention acting award, and Jason Barrett and Tristan Torres received All Star Cast acting awards.  The group will compete at the Bi-District competition on Tuesday, April 7th in Liberty Hill.  photo by Harley Harper
Taco Dinner Fundraiser

The Class of 2017 will be hosting a taco dinner fundraiser on Thursday, April 9th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Main Street Events Center.  Plates include 2 tacos, rice, beans, and sides and are available to dine-in or carry-out.  Tickets can be purchased from sophomore class officers or Mrs. Vrazel in Room 1140 or Mrs. Garcia in Room 2070.  Food prepared by Scott Morales.
Today's Announcements
Incoming 9th-12th

Click on the picture for more information on course registration 2015.

See your counselor if you have any questions.



Academic Decathlon Wins State!

The Taylor High School Academic Decathlon team competed in the State Academic  Decathlon competition in San Antonio this past weekend and returned home as State Small School Champions. Medal winners in the individual categories include:

Interview – Honors Gold, Reginald Caldwell; Honors Silver, Dayton Volek; Scholastic Silver, Justin Paris
Speech – Honors Silver, Sarah Bohac; Scholastic Silver, Simon Niemtschk
Essay – Scholastic Silver, Justin Paris
Economics – Scholastic Gold, Justin Paris; Varsity Silver, Andres Delgado; Varsity Bronze, Gavin Hadley  
All nine students finished in the top six in Economics.
Mathematics – Honors Bronze, Dayton Volek; Scholastic Bronze, Liam Plybon; Scholastic Gold, Justin Paris; Scholastic Bronze, Andres Delgado  
All nine students finished in the top eight in Math.
Art – Honors Silver, Sarah Bohac; Honors Bronze, Reggie Caldwell; Scholastic Gold, Liam Plybon and Justin Paris, tie; Varsity Silver, Preston Rychetsky; Varsity Bronze, Gavin Hadley
Eight team members finished in the top five.
Science – Honors Bronze, Sarah Bohac: Scholastic Gold, Liam Plybon; Scholastic Silver, Justin Paris; Varsity Bronze, Andres Delgado; Varsity Silver, Gavin Hadley; Varsity Gold, Preston Rychetsk
Music – Honors Bronze, Reggie Caldwell; Scholastic Gold, Liam Plybon; Scholastic Silver, Justin Paris; Varsity Gold, Andres Delgado; Varsity Silver, Preston Rychetsky
All nine team members finished in the top five.
Language and Literature – Honors Gold, Sarah Bohac; Scholastic Gold, Liam Plybon and  Justin Paris (tie), Varsity Silver, Andres Delgado 
All nine team members finished in the top six.
Social Science – Honors Bronze, Sarah Bohac; Scholastic Gold, Simon Niemtschk; Varsity Gold, Andres Delgado; Varsity Bronze, Preston Rychetsky
Overall Individual Winners – Honors Bronze, Sarah Bohac; Scholastic Gold, Justin Paris: 
Scholastic Silver, Liam Plybon; Varsity Silver, Andres Delgado; Varsity 4th Place, Preston Rychetsky

Overall, the team amassed 39, 454 points and 39 medals over this year’s curriculum, “New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation”.  In addition, each team member will receive $1200 in scholarship money.  Individual winners receive an additional $3500 for the Gold Medal, $2500 for the Silver Medal, $1500 for the Bronze Medal and $1000 for 4th Place.

Team members are: 
Honors – Sarah Bohac, Junior, Reggie Caldwell, Senior, Dayton Volek, Junior
Scholastic – Liam Plybon, Senior, Simon Niemtschk, Junior, Justin Paris, Senior
Varsity – Andres Delgado, Senior, Preston Rychetsky, Senior, Gavin Hadley, Senior
Alternate – Philip Gray 

Coach Vicki Rowe was also named the Coach of the Year.

If you have not completed your FAFSA application and would like help doing so, please CLICK HERE to register for a Financial Aid Saturday to receive help from experts. These events are located near Taylor. If you have any questions, please see your counselor. Thanks!

NACAC National College Fair April 7th

If you are attending the National College Fair in Austin, remember to bring your barcode with you to the fair. This will expedite the process at the fair and allow you to see more schools during your time there! Click here to register and receive your barcode. Click here for more information.

SAT Registration

 Regular registration deadline for the SAT is May 8th.  The SAT will be given at Taylor High School on June 6th.   Click here to register.  There is an additional fee if you register after the regular deadline.  Late registration deadline is May 22nd. Come see your counselor for more information. 

Any student who is registered for the SAT on Saturday MUST bring an aadmission ticket, pencils, and a Photo ID. You will NOT be admitted without these items. You should also bring an acceptable calculator. You may also bring a watch, spare batteries, and a drink and snacks for your break. You are not allowed to have any electronic devices, including cell phones and mp3 players.Please see the SAT website for more details.
News Edition of TD Media
March 2, 2015 Edition
Taylor FFA Wins
After five days of showing pigs, rabbits, chickens, turkeys, lambs and goats, Taylor FFA did exceptionally well at the Williamson County LIvestock Show over the weekend.  FFA Advisor is Haley Vrazel and students who placed were:
Destine Malish:
Champion Hamp Pig
Champion Cross Pig
2015 Williamson Co. Overall Champion Pig
Libby Fischer:
4th place hamp pig
Champion Fine Wool Cross - lamb
2nd in class - Reserve champion light heavy weight goat
Rachel Vrabel:
5th place cross - pig
2015 Williamson Co. Grand Champion Pen of Rabbits
1st place heavy weight goat - Reserve champion heavy weight goat
Colton Schiller:
6th place chickens
8th place hen
16th place tom
Reserve Champion intermediate showman
Kacie Vanecek:
2nd place light weight goat
2nd place in class - Reserve champion medium weight goat
Chem-Free is the new After-Prom
Senior parents interested in helping to provide an after-prom celebration for students in an alcohol, drug and tobacco-free environment are encouraged to sign up for emails. When parents and students sign up, they open a DUCK BUCK Account where they accumulate points for the event auction.  Click here for more information on the event.
Taylor FFA Competes in Area Contest
The Taylor FFA competed at the Area 7 Cen-Tex District LDEs at Rouse High School on November 11th.  The three teams: Public Relations, Sr. Creed Speaker and an FFA Quiz team.  The PR Team placed 3rd out of 9 teams and and missed advancing to Area by one spot.  These students will now begin to prepare for Career Development Teams for spring competition.
Prom 2014: Flipbook Video
Check out the flipbook fun from Prom 2014 HERE

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