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Curbside Library Checkout

Glen Taylor is continuing to look for ways to get our students excited about reading and would like to begin a Curbside Library Checkout Program.  Please complete this interest survey to help us best fit your family's needs.

Wednesday Enrichment Groups

Our GT Specialists have put together a very innovative way for your students to participate in great new OPTIONAL activities on Wednesdays starting November 4th, such as chess, 3D printing & design, kindness group, comic drawing, and piano.

 

We want all students to have a chance to participate so please just choose 1 activity per student.   

If you are interested in your student attending a  GT Enrichment group starting November 4th, you must sign up using the Enrichment Survey

Schedule Updates

We want to thank you for supporting our student material deployment and your responses to our most recent parent survey. We hear you as there were 210 responses which was a huge shout out to the great support we have here at Glen Taylor. Therefore we have made some changes to the scheduling to support student learning and help students and families feel productive in attending Google Meet sessions and completing coursework. Please see the following students' schedules as each grade level has 2 pages with the second page being the Wednesday schedule.

  • This will begin the week of October 19.

  • Kindergarten - 5th grade who do not receive Special Education Support On WEDNESDAYS ONLY will have synchronous/live sessions in the morning from 9:10-11:30 AM and then the remainder of the day would consist of lunch, asynchronous/independent work, and alternative specials. 

  • Primary Grades schedule and 1st and 2nd grade will have some small adaptations to the times Monday through Friday. 

  • Kindergarten will have synchronous/live learning only in the AM and small group, independent work, and Specials Monday through Friday.

Fall Festive Clothes - October 29

On Thursday, October 29, students may wear Fall festive clothing including costumes.  Please remember that no masks can be worn during instruction.

Lunch Bunch w/ Mrs. Tystad

Feel like socializing? Want to talk? Join Mrs. Tystad our school counselor for a relaxed lunchtime. We will get to know each other, connect to our classmates and to school. We might even have some fun!!!

Lunch Bunch starts the week of October 19th. 5th grade will meet Mondays, 4th grade on Tuesdays, and third grade on Thursdays during your lunchtime. Ask your teacher for the Meet Code!

Meals Over the Weekend - CCSD

In an effort to provide proper nutrition to our students every day, Clark County School District (CCSD) Food Distribution sites are making additional meals available to students on Fridays. Beginning October 9, 2020,  families will be provided with three breakfasts and three lunches per child to ensure they have meals for the weekend.

 

CCSD offers free school meals to all children 2 - 18 years of age. 

 

Students may pick up meals at any food site. A student’s parent/guardian may also pick up meals for students without the child present during the meal pickup.


Meal sites may be found online at ccsd.nutrislice.com.

Thank You Glen Taylor Staff

Thank you to the greatest staff who makes GT amazing!

Read by Grade 3 and Understanding MAPS Data

Learn more about the Read by Grade 3 Program here at Glen Taylor as well as how to interpret your child's MAPS testing data.  

Resident Recovery Opportunities

The City of Henderson just released our “Resident Recovery Grants”.  Residents financially impacted by COVID-19 can complete one application to receive a grant for utilities assistance, childcare costs, and the cost of internet services for education.  The link for the application and website are listed below.  Applicants must be residents of the City of Henderson and funds are paid directly to the resident and it is taxable so they will be required to complete a W-9. 

 

Resident Recovery Grants: 

https://www.cityofhenderson.com/covid19/resources/resident-recovery-grant

 

In addition to this assistance Henderson also has a housing assistance program to help with rent/mortgage payments.  The program allows for payment of rent, mortgage, and utilities arrears back to March 1, 2020, as well as utility deposits, security deposits and emergency lodging.  Payments for services are made directly to a landlord, mortgage company and/or utility company.

 

Housing Assistance: https://www.cityofhenderson.com/community-development/housing/Henderson-CARES-Housing-Assistance-Program

 

Also for families who need childcare and/or remote learning assistance we also are running our full day childcare/distance learning program – Battle Born Kids/Teens.  In this program students are provided with time and space to participate in distance learning and parents receive a log at the end of each day that outlines what their child completed and what may still need to be completed at home.  The program is $20/day and the registration link is below:

 

Childcare and Remote Learning Assistance: https://cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/program-and-classes/battle-born-kids-and-teens

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SOT Parent Election and Meeting

The next Glen Taylor School Organization Team Virtual Meeting is Monday, October 20 at 3:00.  A link will be available HERE for community members to access the meeting. Click the agenda below for more information.

Recognizing Our Teachers

We also wanted to remind you all of two opportunities to recognize your amazing teachers/students/staff and parents during this time – our Henderson Mayor’s Honor Roll and the Public Education Foundation’s Heart of Education Award.  Information for nominations are listed below:

 

Mayor’s Honor Roll:

https://www.cityofhenderson.com/education/mayors-honor-roll

 

PEF Heart of Education Award:

http://theheartofeducation.org/

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School meal menus are now digital and interactive.  Click on the link above to view our breakfast and lunch food menus.  

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