Lobo Pup's News Page

As “part of the pack,” we know you want to keep informed about all that’s happening at Taylor. Here you’ll find the information you need to do just that. Be sure to bookmark this page, and check back often for updates on school events, fundraising opportunities, student achievements, and other great news from our pack!

An Important Message from Governor Ducey

Governor Ducey and Superintendent Hoffman announce two-week extension of school closures through Friday, April 10, 2020.

Update to Grab and Go Program

We will begin our grab and go program for lunch and breakfast on March 23, 2020. Pick up times are now expanded from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m. at Taylor Elementary and Highland Primary.

COVID-19 Business Resources

On behalf of Navajo County Leadership, along with the Northeastern Arizona Local Workforce Development Board, and the RealAZ Development Council, we would like to assist in helping you find answers to some of your most pressing questions in regards to COVID-19 and how it is impacting your business and employees. We want to help direct you to the different resources available.

The governor has established a 211 number for help with all your questions relating to COVID 19 including economic questions you may have.

Many of your questions can be answered on the State of Arizona’s new website - Arizona Together.

Additional Information

Blood Services

The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage after several blood drives have canceled due to COVID-19. They are asking healthy people who aren't sick to donate blood. The American Red Cross will take precautionary measures for donors including taking their temperature, providing hand sanitizer, and practicing social distancing when possible. If you are able to donate blood, please check out the link below.

Taylor Intermediate Receives “A” Rating

We are happy to announce that Taylor Intermediate received an "A" school rating again this year. Great job to our teachers and students for all the hard work they did to earn this rating!

Principal next to sign with A School Taylor Intermediate 2017, 2018, 2019 - You can have results or excuses NOT both
A Huge Thank You

View more photos of the board honoring two SUSD retireesTwo of Snowflake Unified School District's finest have decided to retire at the end of this school year. Dori Davis (kindergarten) and Jean Ellsworth (first grade) both have 41 years with the district. 

These ladies' were honored at the March 12, 2020, board meeting. Mr. Hatch spoke of the ladies service and how much they mean to Taylor Elementary and Snowflake School District. The board meeting was packed, and there was not a dry eye in the building. We are very thankful to have two amazing teachers who have touched so many student's lives. We wish them well on their retirement!

STEM Team Competition Video

Although our STEM team did not prevail in competition, we have posted a video of their efforts. They worked hard and we are proud of them! Congratulations to Blue Ridge for becoming a national finalist.

February PAWS Assembly

We held our February PAWS assembly on Friday, February 28 at 9:30 a.m. We recognized the following:

  • View more photos of February PAWS AssemblyMillion-word readers - Shayah James, Bear Fisher, Jack Hatch, Kaedyn Orphey, Danica Skousen, and Brianna Hensley. Arwen Johnson is at 3 million words.
  • Tyren Craner finished the Math Facts program.
  • Student of the month for February. The value was tolerance and the winners were Swedyn Vowell and Gaige McIntyre. Our other nominees were Kendal Parent, Devin Juarez, Meagen Boyd, Kaige Webb, Marilyn Loaiza, Quinten Judd, Jaiden McIntyre, Jaden Sellers, Camryn Maxwell, Stran Sherwood, Judd Jensen, Conover Pitts, Aryn Harris, Colten Ramsey, Leslie Gonzalez, Draeson Raisor, and Logan Osgood.
  • Navajo County held the Spring Sum Dog Math contest from February 7 through February 13.
    • All of our classes placed in the top 25: 6th - Mrs. Marie Caldwell, 7th - Mrs. Leslie Stockton, 10th - Mrs. Donna Hoopes, 12th - Mr. Aaron Whiting, 13th - Mrs. Marlena Day, 14th - Mrs. Tracy Breedlove, 16th - Mr Jeff Brinton, 17th - Mrs. Andrea Krekeler, 21sth - Mr. Jim Matthies, and 22nd - Mrs. Tiesha Thatcher.
    • We had seven students in the top 50: 1st - Jayde Willis, 4th - Arwen Johnson, 17th - Levi Smith, 20th - Kassandra Loaiza, 24th - Jamon Hatch, 47th - LJ Stevens, and 50th - Raylee Hancock.
  • PAWS drawing for T-shirts winners - Ranell West, JR Merritt, and Traevan Stepp.

    February Pizza with the Principal

    Principal Muder treated the younger students from Mrs. Stockton's class to pizza. Thanks, Principal Muder, for the yummy treat!

    Group of happy students eating pizza with the principal
    School on April 17

    April 17, 2020, is now a school day. It was originally marked as a snow day. We have used that snow day, so we will have school on April 17. Please make any adjustments to your calendar.