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Student Council Wins Sweepstakes AwardStudent Council Wins Sweepstakes Award<div class="ExternalClass01DED9B3C4DB49218825F9D08232F1D7"><p>THS Student Council traveled to Arlington for the Texas Association of Student Council State Convention. They won the Sweepstakes award for being an Outstanding Student Council in all possible areas: community service, pride and patriotism, energy and environment, and drug alcohol safety awareness. Our students truly shined and represented THS so well :) ​<br>Missy Marvin - Student Council sponsor.</p></div>
Mustang Family Fun NightMustang Family Fun Night<div class="ExternalClassF137C1E043274D0C960ED88FBB9E15DC"><p>​The Taylor High School Athletic Booster Club is hosting our final fundraising opportunity of the year to support all THS athletics .  This is a vital fundraiser for the THS Athletic Booster Club.  It will allow us to obtain funds needed in order to support our coaches, sports programs, and student athletes at THS and maintain their competitive edge.</p><p>Sunday, April 27 - Times Square Bowling Lanes</p><p>door open at 12:30pm</p><p><strong><em><a href="/campus/THS/Documents/MustangFamilyFunNight-BowlingFundraiser.pdf">Read more...​</a></em></strong></p></div>
Need Some Tutoring? Need Some Tutoring? <div class="ExternalClassE59002DCA60C4D73A1DC0A56C428A959"><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">​“The Taylor Made Tutoring Program” provides volunteer tutors in most subjects on Tuesdays from 7-9 pm. </p><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"> <strong>Who can come to Taylor Tutoring?</strong><br>Taylor Made Tutoring is available to all current THS students, grades 9-12.  8th grade students taking advanced math courses for high school credit may come on a space available basis.</p><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"> <strong>Who are the volunteers?</strong><br>Community members, business people, and parents have volunteered their services.  All volunteers have an educational background in the field in which they are tutoring, with many holding advance degrees in these areas or having had teaching experience.</p><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"> <strong>Do I have to sign up?  How do I do this?</strong><br>In order to schedule you best, we ask that you try to pre-register using this “<strong><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090A4BAFA92FA46-student4">Sign up</a></strong>” link. </p><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"> <strong>What subjects are offered?</strong></p><p style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><div><ul><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Organize Me! - </span> <span style="font-size:13px;">A session on how to get your act together and manage the demands of being a high school student!</span><span style="font-size:13px;"> </span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">RESUME BUILDING!!!! - </span> <span style="font-size:13px;">We will have lots of people available to help you make sure your resume is just right for your English class requirements, summer employment, or College apps!</span><span style="font-size:13px;"> </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;"></span><span style="font-size:13px;">Algebra I - Academic</span><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="font-size:13px;white-space:pre;"> </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Algebra I - PAP</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;"></span><span style="font-size:13px;">Algebra</span><span style="font-size:13px;"> II - Academic </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Algebra II - PAP</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Geometry - Academic</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Geometry - PAP</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Pre-Calculus/Calculus (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Statistics (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Biology - Academic </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Biology - PAP</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Biology - AP </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Economics </span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Chemistry - Academic (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Chemistry - PAP</span></li> <li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Chemistry - AP  </span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Physics - Academic (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Physics - PAP</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Physics - AP</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Environmental Science (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">History (Academic, PAP, AP/GT) </span> <span class="Apple-tab-span" style="font-size:13px;white-space:pre;"> </span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">World Geo - Academic </span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">World Geo - PAP</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Chinese (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">French (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">German (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Japanese (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Latin (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Spanish (Academic, PAP, AP/GT)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Spanish - After school session</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Other </span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Please specify subject and level (Academic, PAP, AP)</span><br></li><li> <span style="font-size:13px;">Comp Sci​</span><br></li></ul><div> <strong><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090A4BAFA92FA46-student4">Sign Up HERE​</a></strong></div></div><div> <strong><br></strong></div> <a href="/campus/THS/Pages/TaylorMadeTutors.aspx"><em><strong>Read More...</strong></em></a></div>
Taylor High School Pacesetters Present "The Crown, the Wand and the Cloak"Taylor High School Pacesetters Present "The Crown, the Wand and the Cloak"<div class="ExternalClassAC609D22441F421AB803B41E2BAE7FF1"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">The Taylor High School Pacesetters present </span><a href="/Documents/THS%20Spring%20Show.jpg" style="line-height:1.5;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">"The Crown, the Wand and the Cloak"</span></a><span style="line-height:1.5;"> for their Spring Show Dance on April 24-27 at the Performing Arts Center. The Pacesetters have been working with Lauren Anderson, a former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet. Anderson is now a Houston Arts Partner and an </span><span style="line-height:1.5;">outreach associate in the Houston Ballet's education department.</span></p><p><a href="http://youtu.be/FIZstlYv6bo"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here</span></a> to view the video promotion of the upcoming spring show. </p></div>
Attention Junior Parents: ​Project Graduation 2015Attention Junior Parents: ​Project Graduation 2015<div class="ExternalClassD98D9A49730B454EA6571E533C006797"><p><span style="line-height:1.5;">Our first Project Grad meeting for the Class of 2015 will be </span><span style="line-height:1.5;text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Tuesday, April 29</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;text-decoration:underline;"><strong><sup>th</sup></strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;text-decoration:underline;"><strong>, at 7:00pm, in 100a/</strong></span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">b </strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">(the room behind the main commons).  All parents are invited to attend!</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">  For more information, please contact:  Shannon Rodrigues at </span><a href="mailto:shanrod1@yahoo.com" style="line-height:1.5;">shanrod1@yahoo.com</a><span style="line-height:1.5;"> or Joanie Andrew at </span><a href="mailto:joanieandrew@yahoo.com" style="line-height:1.5;">joanieandrew@yahoo.com</a><span style="line-height:1.5;">.</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">​</span><br></p></div>
Seniors-Have Scholarships? Let us know.Seniors-Have Scholarships? Let us know.<div class="ExternalClassDB74963D1EDD430197959913D419F9E2"><p>​<span style="font-size:13px;">SENIORS!  We need to know about your SCHOLARSHIPS!!</span></p><div>Taylor takes great pride in the amount of scholarships our deserving students receive every year. Please click <strong><a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UnDnz68Br_K126q210NMGw72aYv429FZy12MVIOhWEM/viewform">HERE​</a></strong> to submit your scholarship information.  All scholarship information received by May 5th will be honored at the Awards Ceremony on May 27th.</div><div><br></div></div>
​Katy Summer Academic Term​Katy Summer Academic Term<div class="ExternalClass9DC642B5E807469BA5B844046FAEE481"><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong>​Dates for the 2014 KATY ISD Summer Academic Term: </strong> <br><br></div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">High School:</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Location: Mayde Creek High School</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"><br></div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Classes will meet Monday through Thursday </div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Exception: Friday June 20 classes will be in session.</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"><br></div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Semester 1 – June 17-June 30</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Semester 2 – July 1-July 17 (July 4-Holiday)</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;"><span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre;"> </span></div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Campus registration starts on Monday 4/7/2014 </div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Forms will be available at your student’s campus counselors’ offices starting on Monday, 4/7/2014</div><div style="color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;">Additional Information (including forms) will be posted as it becomes available at:<strong><a href="/Pages/Summer-Term.aspx"> http://www.katyisd.org/Pages/Summer-Term.aspx</a></strong></div></div>
West Houston Auto Show at THSWest Houston Auto Show at THS<div class="ExternalClass176742FF9982400187A8BD5748C12B93"><p></p><div> <img src="/campus/THS/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/WestHoustonAutoShow.jpg" align="left" alt="WestHoustonAutoShow.jpg" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:baseline;" />John Eagle Honda presents the West Houston Auto Show:  Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 10 AM to 3 PM at James E. Taylor High School (20700 Kingsland Boulevard). </div><div> <br> </div><div>The West Houston Auto Show benefits the James E. Taylor High School Band.</div><div><br></div><div><em><strong><a href="http://jetband.org/Band%20Boosters/Events%20%26%20Fundraisers/CarShow/CarShow.htm">Read More...​</a></strong></em></div></div>
STAAR End of Course (EOC) ExamsSTAAR End of Course (EOC) Exams<div class="ExternalClass9CA7C9F372EC44128E41B061929567B0"><p>Exams remaining:<br><ul><li><span style="line-height:1.5;">EOC - Biology - May 5</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height:1.5;">EOC - Algebra I - May 6</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height:1.5;">EOC - U.S. History - May 7</span><br></li><li><span style="line-height:1.5;">EOC - Makeups - May 8 (9th if needed)</span><br></li></ul></p></div>
Katy ISD High School Musicals Nominated for Tommy Tune AwardsKaty ISD High School Musicals Nominated for Tommy Tune Awards<div class="ExternalClassBE9ECD37B71642259ACE0BAA11422642"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">hree high school musicals from Cinco Ranch High School, Morton Ranch High School and Taylor High School were nominated for the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">2014 Tommy Tune Awards</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">. The awards ceremony will be held on</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.</span></p><p>Cinco Ranch High School's production of <em>Monty Python's Spamalot</em> received 13 out of 15 nominations, Morton Ranch High School's production of <em>Beauty and the Beast</em> received three nominations, and Taylor High School's production of <em>High School Musical</em> received two nominations for the 2014 Tommy Tune Awards.</p><p>Developed by Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), the Tommy Tune Awards honors musical theatre excellence at the high school level. After reviewing and evaluating the 45 participating Houston-area high school productions during the 2013-2014 school year, a team of Houston-based theatre professionals made 152 nominations in 15 categories. </p><p><a href="https://www.tuts.com/Education/TommyTuneAwards/2014TommyTuneAwardsNomineeList/tabid/706/Default.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;">Click here</a> to view a full list of the 2014 Tommy Tune Awards nominees. </p></div>

James E. Taylor High School

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, Texas 77450

Principal: Jeff Stocks

Ph: 281.237.3100    Fax: 281.644.1760

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