Taylor PTA General Meeting
Date: November 17, 2022
6:30 PM–7:30 PM, meeting location changed to Zoom: Music teacher Kayla Corley shares about the significance of the Taylor music program. All are invited attend but only PTA members can vote on agenda items.
Join the Zoom meeting. Meeting ID is 881 8895 7717 and passcode is 94030.
October 17 meeting minutes for your review.
Teacher and Staff Appreciation
Date: November 16, 2022
The Taylor PTA is coordinating pie donations to show appreciation to Taylor teachers and staff during this season of gratitude. Please sign up to donate a pie before noon Wednesday, November 16.
The Habit Burger Grill Supports Millbrae Education Foundation
Date: October 26, 2022
Tonight is your last chance to order at Millbrae’s The Habit Burger Grill and support Millbrae Education Foundation (MEF). The Habit will donate 20% of sales October 24–26 to MEF. This only applies IN-PERSON AT THE CASHIER WITH THIS PICTURE. Online order or kiosk order doesn’t count!
If you attend tonight’s Mills Information Night, order from The Habit before you go.
We bring the free hot dogs. • Celebrate your culture. Share an international dessert or condiment for the hot dogs. • Activities for parents and students. All Taylor families should come. • Shea Center
Math, Puzzle, and Treat Challenge
Four weeks of October and one challenge per week. Students must also show on paper how they calculate the answers. Math department will give the winners a pizza party in H Hall during lunch period on Monday, November 14.
Week 4/Final challenge: 6th grade • 7th grade • 8th grade
Week 3 challenge: 6th grade • 7th grade • 8th grade
Week 2 challenge: 7th grade • 8th grade • no 6th grade challenge due to Outdoor Education trip
Week 1 challenge: 6th grade • 7th grade • 8th grade
Week 4 Winners
Gold 🥇 Brandon Chu (7), Christina Chen (7), Eric Lim (7), Hannah Yeung (7), Isaac Bong (7), Luca Busracamwongs (7), Lucy Null (7), Mikayla Ho (7), Samuel Hwang (7), Soey Zeng (7), Suri Rastani (7), Iris Chou (6), Jocelyn Wu (6), Marvin Loong (6), Olivia Ma (6), Olivia N. (6), and anonymous
Silver 🥈 Jacqueline Chen (8), Aden Fang (7), Kristy Li (7), Aden Chen (7), Andreas K. Swenerton (7), Justeana Chan-Chen (7), Lucas Chang (7), Nathan Lee (7), Tyler Tanabe (7), Vincy Wong (7), Zeus Lipana (7), Zijun Wang (Johnson), and anonymous × 3
Bronze 🥉 Nathan Lau (7), Sophia Eng (7), Aarav Siddarth (6), Cameron Liu (6), Connor Lee (6), Jacob Mullins (6), and anonymous × 3
Week 3 Winners
Gold 🥇Ethan Chen (8), Brandon Chu (7), Christina Chen (7), Hannah Yeung (7), Kristy Li (7), Luca Busracamwongs (7), Lucy Null (7), McKayla Fabiana Ramos (7), Samuel Hwang (7), Soey Zeng (7), Alex (6), Andreas K. Swenerton (6), Iris Chou (6), Jacilyn Chen (6), Jocelyn Wu (6), Justeana Chan-Chen (6), Mable Kaufman (6), Maria Buena Gorriceta (6), Marvin Loong (6), Nathan Lee (6), Olivia Ma (6), Zeus Lipana (6), Zijun Wang (6), and anonymous × 2
Silver 🥈Antonio Gorriceta (8), Jacqueline Chen (8), Jingqi (Kiki) Liang (8), Lucca Silverstre De Souza (8), Tiffany Siu (8), Mikayla Ho (7), Suri Rastani (7), Aden Chen (6), Mateo (6), Vincy Wong (6), and anonymous × 2
Bronze 🥉 Darion Angelini (8), Lauren Dener (8), Aden Fang (7), Aidan Young (7), Nathan Lau (7), Aidan Li (6), Sydney Kerwick (6), and anonymous × 3
Week 2 Winners
Gold 🥇 Ellie Goldvekht (8), Nathaniel Fong (8), Tiffany Siu (8), Brandon Chu (7), Hannah Yeung (7), Isaac Bong (7), Luca Busracamwongs (7), Samuel H. (7), Soey Zeng (7), Suri Rastani (7), Olivia C. (6), and anonymous × 2
Silver 🥈 Ethan Chen (8), Jacqueline Chen (8), Aden F. (7), Austin Fang (7), Christina Chen (7), Max Voytovich (7), Mikayla Ho (7), and anonymous
Bronze 🥉 Sophia Eng (7), and anonymous × 2
Week 1 Winners
Gold 🥇 Ellie Goldvekht (8), Kyle Venook (8), Brandon Chu (7), Luca Busracamwongs (7), Marcus Lee (7), Andreas Swenerton (6), Emelyn Au (6), Marvin Loong (6), Olivia R. Casile (6), Olivia Ma (6), and anonymous × 2
Silver 🥈 Emily Anning (8), Eve Casile (8), Jacqueline Chen (8), Justin Evanchik (8), Nathaniel Fong (8), Aria Liang (7), Christina Chen (7), Hannah Yeung (7), Isaac Bong (7), Max Voytovich (7), Mikayla Ho (7), Soey Zeng (7), Sophia Eng (7), Aaron Deer (6), Aden Chen (6), Cameron Liu (6), Mateo Ortiz (6), Max Lee (6), Nathan Lee (6), Olivia Tram Nguyen (6), Vincy (6), Zuun Wang (6), and anonymous × 3
Bronze 🥉 Aden Fang (7), Aidan Young (7), Austin (7), Ekaterina (7), McKayla (7), Nathan Friis (7), Samuel J. Hwang (7), Tiffany Siu (7), and anonymous × 2
Contest to Get a Class Treat
Three advisory classrooms, one for each grade level, with the most number of donations (not the amount) will get a treat.
Your $25 or higher donation helps get your student’s advisory classroom closer to getting the treat and funds projects to enrich student learning. Donate $250 or higher and get a free gift while supplies last.
Taylor PTA General Meeting
Parent Meeting about Outdoor Education
Registration deadline is September 30th.
Parent Meeting about Sojourn Trip
Pics from First Day of School
8th Grade Promotion Event
8th Grade Virtual Ceremony
8th Grade In-Person Promotion Walk
Each family needs to sign up for one arrival time.
Each student will be allowed to bring a max of 4 guests.
Guests will accompany their student into the auditorium where the student will perform the promotion walk across the auditorium stage as the student's name is read.
Families will remain physically distant in designated areas in front of the school before entering the auditorium.
Students will walk across the stage and have their name read. After the student's name has been read, they will proceed to a photo opportunity outside in front of Taylor and receive their goody bags.
After students have taken their photos, they will exit campus with their families ASAP as we will not be able to allow families to congregate on the Taylor campus.
All families will be required to follow health and safety protocols. Masks will be required for every individual on campus.
FREE COVID VACCINE Clinics
The MLC Silent Auction Site is NOW LIVE at https://tinyurl.com/MLCAuction2021 - MORE ITEMS COMING SOON!
Note: An account is needed to bid on an item. In the event you do not wish to create an account but would like to bid on an item, please contact me at 650-315-7060 and I can help place a bid and/or help you to set up an account.
Link to register for our live event on Saturday, 4/24/21: https://tinyurl.com/RegisterMLCAuction2021 - PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AND CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION
Taylor PTA Pancake Breakfast
December 3, 2019
Hi Bulldog Families,
We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends! As we enter into the holiday season of giving, we want to give you an update on the Taylor PTA Pancake Breakfast... we met the goal of raising $7,000 to fund grants for our Taylor teachers!! Teachers will be applying for grants to fund classroom needs such as supplies, equipment, projects, activities, etc. We are excited to be able to give and support our teachers!
A special thanks to our incredible sponsors... the MILLBRAE LIONS CLUB who generously donated and cooked up delicious pancakes and sausage while ONE MARTIAL ARTS generously donated scrumptious fresh fruit toppings!
A tremendous THANK YOU to our event co-chairs Kym Murray-Akins and Majida Alfakhouri and wonderful volunteers who contributed to making this event a big success! We'd also like to thank the following for donating to the event:
Bacchus Wine & Spirits
Bagel Street Cafe
Millbrae Lions Baseball
Millbrae Pancake House
Round Table Pizza
San Francisco Giants
Taylor 8th Grade Committee
We are incredibly grateful to have the support of our Taylor families and community partners. Thank you!
Vivian Chu and Tiffany Tisen
Taylor PTA Co-Presidents
Taylor PTA Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 9am - 12pm
Rise and shine, it's Pancakes Time!
Come join the Taylor community for our 2nd Annual PTA Pancake Breakfast. It will be a great morning spent with friends and community supporters. Millbrae Lions Club will generously provide delicious pancakes with One Martial Arts Millbrae providing toppings. Coffee and juice will also be served and new this year is a yogurt bar!
Similar to last year, there will be great themed raffle baskets and silent auction items such as Disneyland tickets. Proceeds from this event will support Teacher's Grants so help us achieve our $7,000 goal!
Tickets are now on sale. BONUS: With a minimum purchase of three tickets (or a donation of $30.00), your child will receive one Mile Pass for PE class.
$10/Person Pre-Sale (Early Bird Pricing extended to Wednesday, Nov 13!!)
$12/Person at the Door
JOIN US! For more details, see Pancake Breakfast.
Taylor Middle School E-Waste & Kid Clothing Collection/Drop-Off
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10am - 2pm
850 Taylor Blvd - Lower Parking Lot
FREE! NEVER A FEE!
DRIVE THRU - we do ALL the unloading
Pick up service limited to Millbrae, by request only
Please click on the flyer for more details.
Taylor PTA thanks everyone for coming to the inaugural Bulldog Bash!!
It was a great way of catching up with friends, meeting Taylor staff, and learning about the different organizations on campus and in the community. We would especially like to thank the staff for supporting this event and Mr. Zabzdyr for sacrificing himself to be drenched for a good cause!
Congratulations to our Taylor PTA Raffle Winners! Valerie Blasi won the pair of Disneyland tickets and Phuong Kwan won the Gift Card Basket!
Help us reach our $50,000 goal!
We have raised approximately $26,000 to date, what a great start to the new school year!! It isn't too late to donate, we need YOUR donations to reach our $50,000 goal!! Donate (https://www.millbraetaylorpta.org/membership) by Back-to-School Night Wednesday, 9/4 and receive an exclusive gift while supplies last. Just stop by the Taylor PTA table at Back-to-School Night to pick up your Taylor Middle School 3-in-1 pen.
Please take a look at the informational flyer that shows why your financial support is so important to our goals, as well as how PTA and MEF funding is allocated.
Thank you for all your support of Taylor! See you at Back-to-School Night!
Vivian Chu and Tiffany Tisen, Taylor PTA Co-Presidents
Saturday, Aug. 24th, 2019
Taylor Middle School is having their first Bulldog Bash on Saturday, Aug. 24th, 2019 11am-2pm! Please mark your calendars! We will have multiple informational tables for PTA, clubs, community members, etc. There will be raffles and some giveaways as well for families who attend this event. There will also be music, food trucks, dessert potluck and a chance to dunk Mr. Z!
We are seeking any unused gift cards you may have at home for a gift card basket for one of the raffles. Please let me know if you have any you would like to donate.
Help us spread the word about this event!