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  • Candy Cane Grams

    From December 11th-15th, we will be selling Candy Cane Grams during the Mill Street School lunch hour for $.25 each

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  • LOST AND FOUND - Come and Get What's Been Left

    Lost & Found All lost and found items not claimed by Winter Break will be donated. Please remind your student to look at the lost and found table for their missing items. Parents are welcome to stop by during the school day and look for their student’s missing items as well. Thank you!

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  • Parent Drop Off and Pickup Changes - STARTING Monday, January 8th

    Beginning after winter break, students and or parents will no longer be able to walk across the crosswalk during drop off and pick up times (8:00-8:15 and 2:30-2:45). This change is being initiated for safety reasons as we have had many near misses in terms of students darting across the crosswalk without cars stopping. We are no longer willing to put students and staff in danger. Therefore all parents dropping off or picking up students in the carpool lane must pull ahead to door 6 or as far down the carpool lane as possible to allow for the maximum number of cars in the lane. Staff will assist students who need help getting out of cars. Parents should not exit vehicles in the carpool lane to assist students.

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  • Winter Break!

    No School Starting on Friday, December 22 through Friday, January 5! Enjoy a safe and happy winter break!

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Principals Newsletter

  • Letter from the Principal

    Posted by Suzanne Salness on 9/14/2017

     

    Dear Mill Street Families,

     

    Welcome to Mill Street Elementary School and the 2017-2018 school year!  It is an honor to serve staff and students in this district where I grew up and have spent the past 33 years as a teacher and administrator. As a new member of this school community, I look forward to continuing to learn about  Mill Street and partnering with families to so that our school is the best possible place for students to learn and grow.

     

    My mission as a building leader is to put students’ academic and social/emotional needs at the forefront of all decisions and protocols and to ensure that students’ wellbeing and continuous achievement drive our work.   As we embark on this exciting work, there are many positive changes taking place Mill Street. We welcome over 20 new certified staff, enjoy improvement to several instructional spaces, and the implementation of new curriculum in the area of social/emotional health and technology. We enjoy additional sections as each grade level to reduce overall class size and continue to embrace and celebrate our diversity and the special programs that make Mill Street a unique and progressive school community.

     

    The one constant in the midst of all the changes in staff, focus and content is the importance of your partnership as we work together to foster student growth and development. Please take advantage of the many opportunities we offer to become involved in your child’s school experience through volunteerism, two way communication and work within our Home and School organization.  Your support is key to our collective success!  Here’s to a productive and exciting school year. 

     

    We are Mustangs.  Galloping towards Growth- Stampeding into the Future! 

     

    Mrs. Salness, Principal

     

     

     

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Strategic Blueprint

  • District 203’s FOCUS 2020 Strategic Blueprint

    Posted by Superintendent Dan Bridges on 6/27/2014
    FOCUS 2020 is the strategic plan for comprehensive improvement between 2014 and 2020, designed in response to community feedback, best practice, and a vision for the future. Ultimately, this blueprint will advance the fulfillment of the district’s mission.
     
    FOCUS 2020’s foundation is the Future Focus Community Engagement process that occurred over the course of a year where hundreds of members from across the community provided feedback to the district leadership regarding areas such as facilities, finances, measuring student success, and programs of study. Learn more about Future Focus by clicking on the specific “Quick Link” to the left of this text.
     
    The Blueprint includes four “Strategic Focus” areas, namely to:
    1. Design and implement effective practices that promote learning experiences for all.
    2. Foster a high-performance culture focused on student learning.
    3. Steward resources effectively to promote student learning.
    4. Effective communication and community relations.
    Each Strategic Focus then establishes “Commitments.” These commitments are what the district leadership pledges to accomplish within a distinct timeframe. Each commitment then includes a detailed “Action Plan” which will be accessible by the public upon final draft.
     
    District administrators provided an update on Blueprint Commitments to the Board of Education at the July 27, 2015 meeting.  To watch that presentation, please click here
     
    Click here for a summary version of the 4 areas of focus of the Strategic Blueprint.
    Click here for a Spanish summary version of the 4 areas of focus of the Strategic Blueprint.
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