Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Wooldridge Retires from Taylor ISD

tcrow@taylorisd.org Clarence Wooldridge has served in a number of roles during his twenty-three year career at Taylor ISD. He began as a substitute teacher, and was then hired as a full time aide at T.H. Johnson. He later became the school’s art teacher, until one day a friend and colleague came to him with an idea that would take his career in a new direction. 

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Hall Leaves Taylor Tennis Legacy

tcrow@taylorisd.org    Vicki Simcik Hall has been putting Taylor tennis on the map for a very long time. In high school she was a championship player for Coach Larry Safarik. She returned a few years later as a teacher and coach, ultimately taking over the head tennis coaching duties.

The winning tradition continued during her tenure, and can be seen in the long row of championship signs posted on the fence at the Larry Safarik Tennis Center at Taylor High School.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Taylor AcDec Ranks 6th in Nation


Taylor’s Academic Decathlon has continued their tradition of being a nationally ranked team. They currently hold the state’s bronze medal in the small school division, and are ranked sixth in the nation for medium schools.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cashing in on Education

$101K Awarded to Taylor Students tcrow@taylorisd.org

Thanks to the generosity of the Taylor Community, Taylor ISD has awarded fifty-nine local scholarships totaling $101,000 to sixty-six seniors from Taylor High School and Legacy Early College High School. The scholarships were presented in a 

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Scholarships Shaping the Future: Jared Ochoa


When Jared Ochoa graduated from Taylor High School in 2016, he received a $25,000 scholarship from S&D Plumbing. Thanks to that local scholarship, and on the job training that S&D continues to provide, he is well on his way to becoming a licensed plumber.