Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Elementary Ed. Master's Elementary Ed. AIG certified
Mrs. April Taylor
This will be my 26th year of teaching with the last 21 here at ECES. I am a mother to Kamye,20, a junior at Appalachian State and J.T, 14, a freshman at Clayton High School. I have a passion for cheerleading and Boy Scouts. My daughter cheers at App State and my son is a Star 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 Happiness." 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. The goal is to be at Peace with the decisions we make, Share love with those around us, and be happy with the outcome.
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.
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.
For the past 15 years, Johnston County Public Schools has honored our local veterans with a special Veterans Day celebration program. The 2020 celebration will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The online program begins at 11 a.m., and a link to the program will be posted...
Information on social distancing in school settings has been recently updated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Upon receiving information from the NCDHHS, we consulted with the Johnston County Public Health Department on the impact these updates will have on our school system. This ongoing collaboration continues to guide our decision-making as students return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
As students in grades K-5 begin returning to school, the curbside locations for free meals will now be located at each middle and high school. The curbside meal locations at our elementary schools will end on Friday, Oct. 2 and will open at the middle and high schools on Monday, Oct. 5.
The Johnston County Board of Education approved a back to school plan at a special called session on Thursday, Sept. 25.