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2022-2023 NEWS ARCHIVE

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May 2023
May 7
May 14
May 21
May 28

April 2023
April 2
April 9 (Easter - No St. Serra Sunday News)
April 16
April 23
April 30

March 2023
March 5
March 12
March 19
March 26

February 2023
February 5
February 12
February 19
February 26

January 2023
January 1 (New Years Day - no St. Serra Sunday News)
January 8
January 15
January 22
January 29

December 2022:
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25 (Christmas Day - no St. Serra Sunday News)

November 2022:
November 6
November 13
November 20 (no St. Serra Sunday News due to Thanksgiving week)
November 27

October 2022:
October 2
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30

September 2022:
September 4
September 11
September 18
September 25

August 2022:
August 14, 2022
August 21, 2022
August 28, 2022

March 23, 2023: Mrs. Suzanne Edwards to Join St. Serra as Lower School Principal
March 10, 2023: Second Trimester Student Learning Assessments
March 6, 2023: Anchor Ball Friendly Reminders
March 1, 2023: St. Serra Parent Education Series - What Parents Need to Know About the Fentanyl Crisis

February 17, 2023: St. Serra Parent Education Series - Parenting in a Digital World
February 16, 2023: Mrs. Carol Reiss Announces Retirement
February 10, 2023: Summer School is Back!
February 1, 2023: 2023-24 Registration for Current Families Update

January 31, 2023: Reserved Parking Reminder
January 30, 2023: Memorial Mass for Audrey Tellers
January 23, 2023: Important Safety Reminder
January 18, 2023: St. Serra Parent Education Series - The Battleground: Parents vs. Children
January 11, 2023: 2023-24 Registration for Current Families Reminder
January 2, 2023: 2023-24 Registration for Current Families Now Open

December 25, 2022: Christmas Blessings 2022
December 20, 2022: St. Serra Update
December 15, 2022: 2023-24 School Year Registration for Current Families
December 9, 2022: Sylvia Peterson Named St. Serra's Teacher of the Year
December 7, 2022: Charism Crusader Award Winners for Trimester 1
December 2, 2022: First Trimester Student Learning Assessments

November 24, 2022: Thanksgiving Blessings 2022
November 18, 2022: Giving Week Incentive Winners
November 15, 2022: St. Serra Parent Education Series - Raising Holistically Well-Grounded Children
November 14, 2022: Giving Week Results

October 4, 2022: Candlelight Vigil for Grace Scheipe '19

September 2, 2022: St. Serra Updates

August 30, 2022: St. Serra Welcomes New Director of Campus Safety
August 23, 2022: Display Traffic Placards
August 19, 2022: Back to School Updates
August 5, 2022: St. Serra Catholic School 2022-2023 School Year Information



Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Kim Taylor

May 07, 2023
By St. Serra Marketing Communications

Current position at St. Serra: Music Teacher, Grades 5-8; SerraBand Director; Bellissima (Handbells) Leader

Years at St. Serra: 4

What she enjoyes most: “I love our school and its students. I have made wonderful friends with our teachers and staff members. Sharing the love of music is the best part of my job. I would really love to build our band program for future Serra Bears.”

She's an Accomplished Musician

Mrs. Taylor started playing music in childhood, and started in the school band in fifth grade playing the alto saxophone. “Maneater” was the first song she learned. During high school, she took private lessons and performed with the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Choir and Orchestra. By her senior year, she had earned full music scholarships to UNLV, where she dual majored in Music Performance and Education. Her experience at UNLV led to many opportunities including gigs with a famous musician, traveling with the Runnin' Rebels, and unforgettable performances in New York City, Washington D.C., and Hawaii. Her college Jazz Ensemble was the first ever college band to play the Village Vanguard. Mrs. Taylor plays many instruments, from flute to tuba (plus a little piano), and has been teaching private music lessons for over 25 years.

She Met Her Husband in Middle School

Mrs. Taylor first met her husband, Mark, when they were middle school students. They have been married since 2015. Mrs. Taylor has a daughter who is married and lives in Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor also have a dog named Buck.

What She's Thankful For, and What Her Classes are Working On

“I am so thankful we for the schedule we have this year, which allows me to teach a grade level for an entire semester! In fifth grade, we are making our names into music and in eighth grade, we will be starting a bucket drumming unit shortly.”

Four Things You Didn't Know About Mrs. Taylor

  1. She plays in an 80's band called Radio Royalty as a sax player and backing vocals.
  2. In 2013, she created a piece of art every day for 365 days and blogged about it. In 2019, she completed a "100 Day Project" and created more art with a toucan as the primary subject.
  3. She has played for Kenny Rogers twice in her musical career.
  4. She is also a math teacher and taught math to middle school students in Las Vegas from 2007 to 2012.
Posted in Teacher Spotlight

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