Millbrae Taylor PTA

Help reach the $25,000 goal to make our Taylor school community strong!

Taylor Middle School PTA in Millbrae, CA helps fund the classroom supplies & equipment, teacher/staff support, supplies, staff appreciation events, grade-specific enrichment events, parent information gatherings, safety supplies, and more! Learn more about Taylor PTA!

Our school and teachers need all the help they can get! Donate today and join the PTA!

Thank you for all your support of Taylor!

Vivian Chu and Tiffany Tisen, Taylor PTA Co-Presidents

WELCOME BACK TO TAYLOR 7TH and 8TH GRADERS!

Taylor Return to Campus Info

1) Hello Taylor Families,

Thank you for those who attended the Taylor Return to Campus meeting for students coming back in Hybrid, in-person learning.

If you were unable to attend, please use the link below to view the recording of the meeting. Also attached are the slide decks presented and the Social Contract.

If you would like to sign a physical copy of the Social Contract, please visit the Taylor Office M-F between 8-4 PM by using the window at the back of the main building.

If you have any additional questions, please reach out to Mr. Stelle (bstelle@millbraesd.org), Mrs. Seaton (sseaton@millbraesd.org), or the Taylor Office (650-697-4096).

March 8 Meeting Recording

https://millbraesd-org.zoom.us/rec/play/j9GILGM96pBQuA7NyC-r6nyHDYHg0_gACa-rBLc0OAnXuPA8kKi69tF2Y6uM9AFls5huWcpk7mzS8dTS.a-TzvkhwFnBbBZv-

Thank you,

Mr. Stelle, Principal

Mrs. Seaton, Assistant Principal

2) Here is the info from the Taylor Return to Campus Meeting. Here is the MSD slide deck.

Attached is our Social Contract that students and parents must sign and return before hybrid learning starts.

  • You can email us your signed Social Contract

  • You can print and return your signed Social Contract at the office window in the B Hall Courtyard

  • If you are unable to print, we will have copies you can sign at the office window.

Thank you for taking the time to read our Return to School Safely Plan.

Please watch our Taylor Return Video.

3) Medication Form

We are excited to have everyone back in school. If it is necessary for your child to take medication or keep emergency medication at school during hybrid learning, you must provide the school with the physician's written instructions and your written permission in the attached document. Medication at school of any kind must be kept in the original pharmacy container. We can only administer prescription and non-prescription medications once we have the completed form.

Please fill this form out and return to Pam Evans or Dianna Thomas in the Taylor office before school starts if your child is in hybrid learning. The office window is open each school day.

4) ParentSquare

Attached is information regarding the Millbrae School District's adoption of ParentSquare as our Covid-19 Daily Health Screening for students. Included in the information is how to access ParentSquare, including the mobile app.

5) First Day NEW Bell schedule for all Taylor students starting on Thursday, March 11

Bell Schedule for Hybrid & Distance Learning in Spring 2021

Leadership Class Spirit Wear Toss Video

This Week

Principal Communication

Spring Break - April 5-9 - No School

Monday, April 12

Regular Monday DL Schedule

Tuesday, April 13

Welcome back 7th & 8th grade group A students

Drop off begins @ 8:15am

Pickup/dismissal @ 12:50pm

See attached map for drop off/pickup locations

Thursday, April 15

Welcome back 7th and 8th grade group B students

Drop off begins @ 8:15am

Pickup/dismissal @ 12:50pm

See attached map for drop off/pickup locations

Millbrae Elementary School District COVID-19 Social Contract

Thank you to everyone who has returned a signed Social Contract. If your student is returning to Taylor for hybrid learning, you must return a signed Social Contract. Please email signed Social Contracts to Ms. Evans - pevans@millbraesd.org If you have questions, please call the Taylor Office - 650-697-4096.

ParentSquare

Parents must complete a Health Screen in ParentSquare for their student each morning before coming to campus. Students will not be allowed to attend class without a complete Health Screen each day. More information about ParentSquare Health Screening is attached.

Bell Schedule

Bell Schedule for Hybrid & Distance Learning in Spring 2021

See Updates for past updates.

MILLBRAE FUN RUN COMING SOON!

Join us by running (or walking) at your own pace in MEF’s first virtual Fun Run! You choose the “where” and the “when”, anytime between May 17th and May 31st.

Your Time · Your Pace · Your Community

This event is open to everyone in the Millbrae community and beyond! All children and adults are encouraged to participate. Proceeds will benefit the MEF’s mission to provide a well-rounded, equitable education for all Millbrae students.

Each registration includes a commemorative t-shirt, medal, and delicious pancake breakfast prepared by the Millbrae Lions.

Registration will open on April 19th. Stay tuned for more information!

Order Your 2020-2021 Taylor Yearbook

DEADLINE IS APRIL 30TH

To Purchase & Customize Your Yearbook you must be a parent or student 13 years or older.

Go to www.treering.com/validate

Enter your school's passcode: 1013758220913404

Taylor Middle School Yearbook Regular Price: $40.00 plus tax

Please select N/A for teacher selection.

Customize Your 2 Free Pages (please see attached instructions)

Add photos from your computer, Facebook, Instagram, Google Drive & more.

Answer fun Memory Questions to help remember the year.

The 2 Custom Pages are FREE and are printed ONLY in your book. Want more pages? Each additional 2 pages is just $0.99.

Flyer here.

Bulldog News

Please check out the Bulldog News produced by our Journalism Class under the leadership of Ms. Record!

Millbrae School District Communication

With the holiday season actively among us and navigating the uncertainty around us we are providing easy to access resources via our Student Services Website. The site is frequently updated and a calming room has been added. Please be sure to spend some time taking care of yourself this season.

Application for Free and Reduced Lunch

https://www.millbraeschooldistrict.org/Administration2/8

Supporters of Taylor Music Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/groups/supportersoftaylormusic

Bell Schedule

For 8th Graders Going to 9th Grade at Mills High School

PTA General Meeting with Mills High School Counselor Rachel Mack

Join us this Thursday, March 18th for the PTA General Meeting at 7:00pm and guest speaker, Rachel Mack, at 7:30pm. Ms. Mack is a Mills High School counselor and will be holding an informal Q&A session for Taylor families. This event is open to all Taylor families and is a great opportunity to ask questions to begin thinking and preparing for high school. We encourage 6th, 7th, and 8th grade parents to attend. Please email your questions for Ms. Mack to info@millbraetaylorpta.org.

If you missed this session, you can watch a video recording of the Q&A Session with Ms Mack on YouTube here. Or click on the video thumbnail in the adjacent section.

Ms. Mack has served as a school counselor at Mills High School for 11 years, and has been the Counseling Department Chair for the past 4 years. In addition to her school counseling credential, Ms. Mack also has a Masters in Mariage & Family Therapy and a certificate in College Admissions Advising. A Millbrae resident herself, she is the parent of two students who have attended Mills, one of whom is now a senior in Middle College at CSM.

Mills High School Counselor Rachel Mack

3/18/2021 Thursday Q&A Session Video Recording

Mills High School 9th Grade Course Selection Due 3/22!

Now is the time to choose classes for next fall. Please complete the Course Selection Google Form by March 22, 2021. Noted below is a link to the Course Selection guide to help with any questions you may have.

Incoming 9th grade Course Guide (this will assist in filling out the course selection form.)

Here is the complete Mills Course Guide 2021-2022.

In case you missed the Mills HS Parent Info Night virtual meeting on 3/11 Thursday, you can find a video recording on YouTube here.

For details, visit the Mills HS home site here: https://www.smuhsd.org/millshigh

Mills HS Parent Info Night virtual meeting on 3/11/2021 Thursday

Community Events

Leadership Class Is Asking For...

Classrooms Setup When Students Return

Students will remain in the same classroom each day and teachers will move to a different classroom each period.

Students will remain 6 feet apart from others at all times.

Students and staff must wear a mask at all times while at school.

Plexiglass will be at each desk/table similar to the above photos.

Students will bring their books/supplies to school each day.

It's Time to Send in Yearbook Photos

IT’S TIME TO SEND IN PHOTOS!

The Taylor yearbook committee is requesting photos.

Send in photos of....

  • Halloween costumes, decorations, etc. (anything Halloween related)

  • First day of school

  • Orange sky

  • Spirit weeks

Disclaimer*

Please make sure that you are allowed to be photographed before sending your photos in.

Send in photos to yearbook@millbraetaylorpta.org!

Please include yourself in these photos. We want you to be featured in the yearbook! Thanks for participating!

If you have questions regarding how to order a yearbook, email yearbook@millbraetaylorpta.org.

PTA Calendar, FAQ, Updates

For the schedule of important school dates, events, and PTA board/general meetings, please see the PTA Calendar.

Feeling stressed about the various technologies being used for distance learning? We have some resources that can help students and families. Take a look at the FAQ.

For weekly Taylor and PTA updates visit Updates.

New School Year

Taylor Middle School Welcome!

Due to current circumstances, we are saddened that we cannot host our annual Bulldog Bash. In lieu of the event, check out this video with welcomes from Staff, Teachers and our very own co-Presidents, Vivian Chu and Tiffany Tisen!

Teachers' Thoughts

A new school year is usually filled with excitement and anxiety. Our Millbrae Education Foundation has created this video to highlight some of our teachers' feelings in anticipation of Wednesday's start. We're all in this together!

Materials Pick Up Day

Check out the beautiful welcome banners to greet our parents and students! Our staff are ready for materials pick up today! Thank you TMS staff for your efforts to get the school year going!

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Taylor Farm

Sanita Thomas (Taylor Farm Curator) invites you to join the Taylor Farm Facebook Group.

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Stronger Together!

The Taylor PTA and MEF (Millbrae Education Foundation) work together to support Taylor and your child’s education go ensure they have the opportunity to reach their highest potential. Take a look at the Taylor PTA & MEF Stronger Together flyer to see how your donations are part of this important coordinated effort. We are stronger together!

Our Mission

Our mission is to positively impact the lives of all children and families by representing our members, to provide funds to support 21st century teaching, and to create community and encourage involvement through PTA sponsored social activities. Learn more.

Contribution and PTA Membership

Please join our PTA and make your annual contribution today. Your participation and support makes a big difference to the success of our school! Learn more.

Make a Difference by Shopping

There are easy everyday ways to help raise money for Taylor simply by shopping. Learn more.