TISD OFFERS ACCELERATION EXAMS
Taylor Independent School District will offer examinations for acceleration in grades kindergarten through 12th grade on June 10th, 11th, 12th, 2013. Students must score at least a 90% on each test in the four core areas to be advanced to a grade level in grades 1-8. A student must score at least a 90% on a course test to receive credit in grades 9-12. Criteria for kindergarten acceleration may be obtained from the Naomi Pasemann Elementary principal. No fee is required for the examination. Any students who wish to take an examination for acceleration must register with the principal of his or her school no later than May 31, 2013. For additional information please contact the school principal.
Seniors! Are you ready?
CLICK HERE FOR A HANDY HANDOUT FROM MRS. FISCHER.
CLICK HERE FOR A LETTER FROM MR. WARD.
Senior Trip is Friday, May 24th to Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.
Baccalaureate will be held Sunday, May 26th at St. Paul Lutheran Church. This is a religious service honoring the seniors; participation is voluntary. Any senior interested in participating in the service should contact Dawn Fischer or Dantrel Hargers. Pastors from other churches interested in participating in the service should contact Pastor Miller at St. Paul's. Exact time of service is TBD.
Seniors & Parents!
Lifetouch photographers will take photos of all graduates as they cross the stage and receive their diplomas. There is no need to sign up or pay ahead! Every graduate will be photographed, and proofs will be mailed, emailed, and available online by June 10 at events.lifetouch.com.
You will have lots of options for photos, frames, and keepsakes. So Mom and Dad, stay in your seats and let the pros get an excellent shot of your graduate at just the right moment!
Summer Re-Testing Schedule
7/8- TAKS ELA, STAAR English 1 Writing (8-12:30), English 3 Writing (8-12:30,) STAAR Chemistry (1-5:30)
7/9-TAKS Math, STAAR English 1 Reading (8-12:30), English 3 Reading (8-12:30), STAAR World History (1-5:30)
7/10-TAKS Science, STAAR English 2 Writing (8-12:30), STAAR Algebra 1 (1-5:30)
7/11-TAKS Social Studies, STAAR English 2 Reading (8-12:30), STAAR Biology (1-5:30)
7/12-STAAR Geometry (8-12:30), STAAR Algebra 2 (8-12:30), STAAR World Geography (1-5:30)
TAKS tests begin at 8am and students are allowed as much testing time as they need. STAAR tests are timed.
Contact Cassandra Ricks for more information.
Yearbooks are in!
Come to room 1051 during ANY LUNCH today and pick up your 2013 Mallard!
If you did not order one, you can still purchase a book while supplies last.
2013 Mallard: $50
plastic cover: $3
autograph pages: $2
Limited Time Special:
With purchase of a 2013 Mallard, get a 2010, 2011 or 2012 Mallard for ONLY $25!
CASH ONLY. We cannot accept any checks.
You may still pay for your yearbook online with a credit card and bring us the receipt.
Use this link to order your book online and pay with a credit card.
For questions about the yearbook, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click on the links below for episodes of THS-TV.
Please note that TISD is not responsible for other content on external sites.
May 13, 2013
Celebrating the successes of 2012-13
April 5, 2013
March 27, 2013
February 22, 2013
January 31, 2013
January 18, 2013
November 8, 2012
October 31, 2012
Special Halloween Edition!
October 26, 2012
October 19, 2012
October 4, 2012
Pre-AP World Geography Summer Assignment
2013 Graduation to be Held at Shoreline Church
THS Principal Danny Ward has announced that graduation will be held at Shoreline Church
on May 31, 2013, at 7:30 PM. The address is 15201 Burnet Road Austin TX 78728
. "It is an enclosed facility that can accommodate our graduation needs," Mr. Ward said. "It will be climate controlled, stadium seating, big screen visuals, and a sound system that can be heard by all who attend. We are very excited and believe this facility will make graduation a very special day for our graduating seniors."
Buses will be provided for students. More details will be announced at a later date.
March 2013 Exit TAKS for out-of-school testers
For the March 2013 administrations of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) exit level tests, all registration for out-of-school examinees will be online only. TAKS examinees (including former TAAS and TEAMS examinees) must register online at http://www.TexasAssessment.com/taksoos. Registration for the March exit level tests opens December 3, 2012, and ends January 18, 2013, at 5:00 PM (CT). Examinees can continue to register at a participating campus on the day of testing, if the campus can accommodate them. Call THS to let us know you are planning on taking your TAKS in March to be sure that you will have a seat. On the day(s) of testing, examinees should arrive at Taylor High School at 8:00 a.m. Examinees must present picture identification, such as a driver’s license, DPS ID, military ID, school ID, or resident alien card to test. Examinees will not be allowed to take the test(s) without a picture ID.
STAAR Info for 2015 and beyond
Parents with students in the class of 2015 and 2016 should review this presentation
, which has information about the STAAR test and its impact on graduation.