PTA Message

Dear Mills Families,

Spring has officially sprung. Hopefully all have gotten back into their normal school routines. Although we are heading into the last nine weeks of school, there is never a dull moment at Mills. Stay connected so you don’t miss anything.

This week’s reminders:

  • Tuesday, March 28: STAAR Testing – 4th Grade Writing Day and 5th Grade Math
  • Wednesday, March 29: STAAR Testing – 5th Grade Reading
  • Wednesday, March 29: Spirit Night at Mangieri’s (5:00-9:00pm) – Mention you are with Mills when placing an order for dine-in, carry-out or delivery.
  • Wednesday, March 29: Campus Beautification (6:00-7:00pm) – email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details
  • Saturday, April 1: Fun Run hosted by our PE coaches – See flyer for more details.

YARD SIGNS arrived and need to find their permanent homes – These signs look great. What a fun way to show school spirit. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to arrange for pick-up. If you are on our Facebook page, you may search ‘Yard Sign’ for the post and send Susan a PM to arrange pickup.

This Year Only Happens Once! What better way to capture the year than with a yearbook? You may still reserve your copy today for $25.00 at balfour.com while supplies last. Note: As of Friday night, only 90 books remain and we expect to sell out. Yearbooks will be distributed via the teachers at school in mid-May.

 

Mark your calendars for the following PTA & school-wide events:

Now-May 1st: Online Enrollment for 2017-2018

March 28th: STAAR Testing4th Grade Writing Day and 5th Grade Math

March 29th: STAAR Testing – 5th Grade Reading

March 29th: Spirit Night at Mangieri’s (5:00-9:00pm) – Let someone else do the cooking, hang out with other parents and classmates outside of school, and support Mills at the same time. Tell them you are with Mills when you dine in, carry-out or place an order for delivery. Don’t forget to wear your Mills spiritwear to show your Mountain Lion pride.

March 29th: Campus Beautification (6:00-7:00pm) – email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information

April 1st: Fun Run hosted by our PE coaches – See flyer for more details.

April 4th: Kindergarten Orientation (8:00-10:00am) – Mills cafeteria – check out flyer for more details. If you are interested in coordinating Kinder Summer Playdates, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (last year’s coordinator). In the past, the group has held 4-6 playdates on various days and times to give all incoming kindergarteners a chance to attend. Be a part of the fun team who organizes these events all while meeting new families.

April 5th: BOW WOW (Bike on Wednesday/Walk on Wednesday)

April 29th: SAVE the DATE: Under the Texas Stars Spring Silent Auction – fun night for the adults. Our Event Coordinators – Jessica Barrera and Rachel Duree – reserved Zilker Lodge for this adult-only event to be held from 6:30-10:00pm. Want to find a spot on the event-planning committee? Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Rather show off your DIY game-making skills or entertainment options? Reach out to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Shout out to all Mills parents who own businesses, work for a business, or who are in merchandise sales (like Scentsy, Arbonne, Pampered Chef, etc.) or know someone who would like to donate gift cards, items or services to our event? Example businesses include (but are not limited to) hotel, restaurant, retail store, or summer activities/camps. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for questions or new business suggestions.

Would your company or someone you know be interested in sponsoring our spring event? If so, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Need to submit an event or form to Mills Messenger? Please follow the guidelines by using the Communication Form on the School News – Submit Info to Messenger page.

 

Have a great week!

 

Candace Goerlich

Go Mountain Lions!
Mills Elementary PTA

2016-2017
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