Mrs. April Taylor

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Elementary Ed. Master's Elementary Ed. AIG certified

Mrs. April Taylor

Please use the links provided to access what is going on in our classroom.  I will also be communicating with students through Google Classroom and parents through Bloomz.  I will be holding virtual meetings with the kids throughout our time away from school.  This is certainly a unique situation, but letś make the best of it!  Please feel free to check in each week to see updates.

 

This will be my 25th year of teaching with the last 20 here at ECES. I am a mother to Kamye, 19, a sophomore at Appalachian State and J.T, 13, an eighth grader at Riverwood Middle.  I have a passion for cheerleading and Boy Scouts. My daughter cheers at App State and my son is a 1st Class Scout. I am also a Disney Junkie! I would love to live in Fantasyland.with my husband. I enjoy relaxing on the beach, reading a great novel, and spending time with my family. 

The theme of our classroom is ¨Peace, Love, and Harmony." It is my hope that my students develop a community that supports one another.  I enjoy sharing experiences with my students as I watch them grow throughout the year.  Education is so much more than just reading, writing, and arithmetic.  My passion is helping students grow into kind, motivated, excited citizens.  

  •                                                             Here's to a Peaceful Year!

     

     

     

    Daily Schedule

    8:20-8:50

    Arrival Time & Daily Warm-ups

    8:50 - 9:10

    Announcements & Morning Meeting

    9:10 - 10:05

    Math

    10:05-11:30

    ELA

    11:35-12:05

    Lunch

    12:05-12:45

    ZYLAR/Read Aloud/Small Groups

    12:50-1:40

    Enhancements (see below)

    1:40-2:10

    Recess

    2:10 - 3:30

    Science/SS

    3:30-3:40

    Pack Up

    3:45

    Pack up to Dismiss

     

     

    Enhancement Schedule

    This year, we will have 5 enhancement classes for our students. Please remember to have your child wear appropriate footwear on the day they attend PE.  

    Day 1

     Music

    Day 2

     PE

    Day 3

     Media

    Day 4

     Science

    Day 5

     Art

       

     

     

    *sheet protectors

    *notebook paper

    *pencils

    *ear buds

    *page dividers

    *5 Marble journals (any color)

    *scissors

    *glue

    This list may have additional items, but these will allow your child to be prepared for day one.

School Announcements

  • Fee for Service Preschool Application

    We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience. To be eligible for this program, children must be four years old on or before August 31st.

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  • YMCA Summer Camp

    Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Free Preschool for four-year-olds through the NC PreK Program

    Attention parents of 4-year-olds: Are you interested in your child attending a free preschool program? The NC PreK program is designed to provide 4-year-old children with positive early learning experiences that support their development and prepare them for Kindergarten.

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  • Middle and High School Spring 2020 Grading Options Form

    High school students and middle school students enrolled in high school courses will be given an option on how their grade appears on their transcript. Students should complete the form for their school to make their choice.

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  • Graduation Plans Announced

    JCPS high schools will host “modified” traditional graduation ceremonies between Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - Saturday, August 1, 2020. Schools will communicate about specific graduation dates and ceremony times as we get closer to see what restrictions may limit our attendance participation.

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  • JCC Board of Trustee Vacancy

    The Johnston County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the following appointment: Johnston Community College Board of Trustee...

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